The FW16e is an Audio and MIDI Interface for the Motif XF or XS. Connect your MOTIF XF or XS with a PC via FireWire cable and you can record 16 tracks of audio data directly into your DAW.
16 audio buses from the XF/XS to computer
Configured as the Main L/R plus 14 assignable buses which can be configured as odd/even stereo pairs or as mono outputs.
3 stereo audio bus returns
Main L/R: returns audio from computer to main left/right outputs on the back panel of Motif for monitoring system.
Motif FW L/R: returns audio from computer to Motif internal mixer and/or sampler.
Motif ASGN L/R: returns audio from computer to to the assignable L/R jacks on the back panel of the Motif.
Multiple Ports of MIDI
Port 1 is for all music related MIDI data: Note-on, Controllers, Tempo, etc.
Port 2 is for REMOTE CONTROL of DAW software Cubase/Nuendo, Logic, Sonar and Digital Performer.
Port 3 is for IN/OUT communication from any external device connected to the Motif XF’s 5-pin MIDI jacks. This is the so-called THRU port.