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MOTU Micro Express 4-in/6-out MIDI Interface with SMPTE Synchronization




MIDI interface for Macintosh and Windows
Can connect both a Mac and a PC at the same time
Standalone MIDI patchbay/merger/processor
SMPTE tape sync in all formats
4 x 6 MIDI merge matrix – connects any device to any other
Front panel presets for plug-and-play convenience
4 independent MIDI IN
6 independent MIDI OUT (9 actual MIDI OUT ports)
96 MIDI channels
Supports MIDI Machine Control transport messages
Pedal input for momentary foot switch
Audio click input – converts audio click into MIDI data
16 presets with 8 programmable, battery-backed memories
Recalls setups via MIDI patch change
Includes software for Macintosh and Windows

Internal power supply
MIDI processing:
Merge any inputs to any outputs
Route any inputs to any outputs
Mute any MIDI data on any cable
Re-channelize on input and output
SMPTE time code (LTC) generator and reader
Converts LTC to MIDI Time Code (MTC) to sync a Mac, PC or any other devices to SMPTE time code
Converts all SMPTE frame rates (24, 25, 29.97 drop, 29.97 non-drop, 30)
Stripes SMPTE time code in all frame rates (24, 25, 29.97 drop, 29.97 non-drop, 30)
Converts MIDI Time Code to SMPTE time code
SMPTE “Jam Sync” with adjustable freewheeling for dropout-free sync
Supports MIDI Machine Control – serves as either an MMC master or slave, distributes MMC transport

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The micro express is a mini version of the MIDI Express XT. It has many of the same features as the Express XT – except that it is smaller and even more affordable. The micro express is a half-rack unit with 4 inputs and 6 outputs. The micro express takes full advantage of USB, giving you increased MIDI throughput, better timing accuracy, support for “hot-swapping” and plug-and-play expansion. Need to connect another sound module or synth? No problem. Just add another MOTU USB MIDI interface via a standard USB hub.