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M-Audio M-Track 2X2M - Frequently Asked Questions

maudio mtrack 2x2m mainWith the M-Track 2X2M, you can create 24-bit/192kHz studio-quality recordings with an intuitive and easy-to-use audio interface. This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the M-Track 2X2M.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

How do I connect the M-Track 2X2M to my computer?

The M-Track 2X2M comes with a USB-C to USB-C cable as well as a USB-C to USB-A cable to ensure that it can connect to all current and future available USB connections available.

USB-C is the hot, new industry standard connector and cable used for connectivity and power. For more information on USB-C connections, check out this great article.

There is no difference in the audio quality between the USB-A, B, or C connections. The M-Audio M-Track 2X2M simply uses the USB-C connection because it is becoming the industry standard USB connection type. 


Do I need a power supply?

The M-Track 2X2M is USB hub-powered meaning that it is powered simply by connecting it to your computer with the included USB cable.  No additional power connections are necessary.


Do I need a driver to use the M-Track 2X2M?

For a Windows operating system, the M-Track 2X2M requires the installation of drivers to ensure the best possible performance. For Mac operating systems, the M-Track 2X2 is class-compliant and does not require a driver installation.

You can obtain the Windows drivers by visiting this link and choosing the M-Track 2X2, or you can download the driver directly from the following link:


What sample rates does the M-Track 2X2M support?

The M-Track 2X2M supports up to 24-bit and 192kHz studio quality sample rates to capture every nuance and subtlety of your performance.


The instrument input is not working. Why not?

First, ensure that the USB / DIRECT knob is not all the way to one side or the other. In most cases, you will want a blend of direct sound and audio from your computer.

Next, in your preferred Digital Audio Workstation, set the track that you are attempting to play/record into to channel 2. Most DAWs default to channel 1 and the instrument channel on the M-Track 2X2M is set to send on channel 2.

If you continue to have difficulty, reach out to M-Audio support for additional assistance.


How much does it weigh and what are the dimensions?

The M-Track 2X2M weighs about 2 pounds and the dimensions are approximately 8" x 6" x 2.75" (L x W x H).

 

What is the difference between the M-Track 2X2 and the M-Track 2X2M?

The main difference between the M-Track 2X2 and the M-Track 2X2M is that the M-Track 2X2M features a 5-pin DIN MIDI input and output along with the high-quality audio inputs and outputs.

 

I connected to input 1 on the front and input 1 on the rear but I only hear the front input. Is this normal?

For both inputs 1 and 2, the priority is the front input.  If connecting to both the front and rear inputs on the same channel, only the front input will pass through.

 

 

Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own an M-Audio product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the M-Audio technical support team is available to help!

Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support.

 





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