M-AUDIO M-TRACK 8X4M | REVEALED
Full overview, setup, and demo of the M-AUDIO M-TRACK 8X4M USB-C audio interface.
The M-AUDIO M-TRACK 8X4M is an 8in/4out USB-C audio and MIDI interface. It is capable of up to 24 bit/192KHz. It has 4 high gain, low noise pre-amps, 4 combo mic/line inputs, 2 instrument inputs, and 2 line inputs. For outputs it has 4 line outs as well as 2 headphone outputs. It also includes MIDI ports for your MIDI gear.
In this video we’ll go through everything that is included with the M-TRACK 8X4M, and go over all the features. Then we’ll see how to register the unit, download the included software, and install the driver.
After that, we’ll connect the audio interface to our computer, see how to set it up as a sound source for your computer, and then configure the interface with your DAW. (I’ll be using Pro Tools)
And finally, we’ll see how to record a microphone and how to record a guitar with the M-AUDIO M-TRACK 8X4M.
0:12 – WHAT’S INCLUDED
1:29 – THE FEATURES
7:09 – SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD & ACTIVATION
12:57 – INSTALL SOFTWARE & DRIVERS
14:51 – CONNECT TO COMPUTER
15:54 – SET AS INTERFACE FOR WINDOWS
18:16 – SETUP WITH PRO TOOLS (DAW)
19:56 – RECORD A MICROPHONE
21:33 – RECORD A GUITAR
The M-AUDIO M-TRACK 8X4M offers a lot of features for the money. It’s perfect for beginners and small or mid-sized studios that don’t need a ton of mic pre-amps.
The pre-amps on this unit are very clean, quiet, and offer enough gain for most microphones.
The design of the unit is an ergonomic top-down design which makes it easy to access the volume and gain knobs.
It’s worth considering the next time you are in the market for a new audio interface.