MOTU MicroBook IIc

4×6 mobile I/O with 1 mic, 1 guitar, 2×2 analog, bus power, iOS


MOTU MicroBook IIc: A complete solution

Everything you need to make world-class recordings

The MicroBook IIc provides simultaneous inputs for a microphone, a guitar, and a keyboard or other stereo line-level device. The mic preamp delivers neutral coloration and pristine sound, with -20 dB pad and 48V phantom power for condenser mics. Programmable outputs provide flexible monitoring options.

Studio-grade sound

Engineered for the discriminating ear

The MicroBook IIc has been engineered with MOTU’s renowned, award-winning audio interface technology, which delivers the uncompromising audio quality and rock-solid performance MOTU interfaces are known for worldwide. You can always record and mix with confidence, even in the most demanding professional recording situations, knowing that decades of engineering experience are behind you, every step of the way. The MicroBook IIc delivers measured audio specs that rival interfaces costing hundreds more.

Technicial Specifications

Converters 24-bit
Sample Rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96kHz
Analog In 1 x XLR mic input with preamp
1 x 1/4″ hi-Z guitar
2 x 1/4″ TRS phone (balanced/unbalanced)
1 x 1/8″ stereo “mini” (unbalanced)
Analog Outputs 2 x 1/4″ balanced TRS main out
1 x 1/8″ stereo “mini” line out (unbalanced)
1 x 1/4″ TRS headphone
Digital Input – none –
Digital Output 1 x RCA coaxial S/PDIF
Computer I/O 1 x USB 2.0 “High-speed”
Sync Out S/PDIF
Headphone Output 1 x 1/4″ TRS phone with volume control
Phantom Power +48V
Power Supply 1 x Micro-B USB
Top panel 2 x 3-segment ladder LEDs • main outs
1 x 4-segment LEDs • mic in
1 x 4-segment LEDs • guitar in
1 x 3-segment LEDs • line in
1 x 3-segment LEDs • line out
1 x LED • 48V phantom power
1 x LED • -20 dB pad
2 x LEDs • main/phone vol
1 x digital rotary encoder • mic trim
1 x digital rotary encoder • main/phone volume
Power Specifications USB bus power (computer)
USB-to-AC power adapter (iPad)
(USB cable and AC wall adapter included)
Dimensions Length: 5 ½ in / 14 cm
Width: 3 ⅝ in / 9.2 cm
Height: 1 ¼ in / 3.2 cm

Mac System Requirements

  • Any Mac with an Intel processor
  • 4 GB RAM or more
  • Mac OS X version 10.6.8 or later
  • Available high-speed USB 2.0 port
  • A large hard drive (preferably at least 250 GB)

Windows System Requirements

  • Pentium 4 CPU (or equivalent) 1 GHz or faster
  • 4 GB RAM or more
  • Windows 10, 8, or 7
  • Available high-speed USB 2.0 port
  • A large hard drive (preferably at least 250 GB)

iOS Requirements

  • iOS 7 or later

Included software

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X version 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6 (10.6.8 or later required)
  • Windows 10, 8, or 7

64-bit operation

  • Available for Mac OS X version 10.6.8 or later
  • Available for 64-bit versions of Windows 7 (or later)
  • Requires a 64-bit CPU (and host application for plug-in versions)


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