The MAYA44 eX is a high quality ultra high performance 24-bit / 96 kHz 4-in / 4-out PCIe audio interface, providing a number of powerful and amazing features optimized for home recording on a professional quality level and for various professional applications.
The latest version of our popular family of MAYA44 interfaces can easily be used by home users making their first steps in computer audio as well as by professionals who produce music on a budget, looking for a professional, yet affordable, PCIe audio solution based on the latest ESI hardware technology that is compatible with virtually any computer providing a PCIe slot.
MAYA44 eX provides 2 stereo analog line inputs, 2 stereo line outputs, a microphone input with +48V phantom power and preamp, a Hi-Z guitar instrument input, a headphone output, as well as an optical S/PDIF output and an optical S/PDIF input. On the software side, an extended version of our EWDM driver with full DirectWIRE support is provided. All this makes MAYA44 eX a perfect solution for a magnitude of audio applications such as home recording, podcasting, audio streaming, multichannel playback, professional DJ and much more.
MAYA44 eX works under Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 on 32-bit and 64-bit systems. It even ships with a powerful software package, including the inTone 2 ESI Edition by Audified, an extremely powerful effect host application that allows you to process and record audio in realtime using third party VST plugins or the included ampLion Free and GK Amplification 2 LE plugins. Also included is Deckadance LE by Stanton, a high quality DJ application that allows you to mix your tracks like a professional DJ.
- 24-bit / 96 kHz 102dB(a) A/D converter and 24-bit / 96 kHz 108dB(a) D/A converter
4 simultaneous input and 4 simultaneous output channels
microphone preamp with +48V phantom power
Hi-Z instrument input to directly input guitar signals
simultaneous full-duplex recording and playback
S/PDIF optical output, S/PDIF optical input
highly modern PCIe interface technology by ESI
optimized for all modern audio streaming, recording and playback applications
full extended DirectWIRE support with support for virtual channels
low-latency EWDM driver: MME, WDM, DirectSound and ASIO 2.0 support
compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions and Mac OS X
In order to get you started right out of the box, U22 XT cosMik Set ships with a powerful software package for professional recording, creation of your own songs, mixing of any audio content and much more. The following applications are currently included:
Stanton Deckadance LE 2
Deckadance LE v2 from Stanton – a powerful professional DJ software that continues to elevate the freedom of creative expression for remix and groove producers, turntablists as well as club, mobile and home DJs. With the included license, you can quickly load your favorite tracks and instantly mix them like a professional DJ through the outputs of U22 XT cosMik Set.
Audified inTone 2 ESI Edition
inTone 2 ESI Edition by Audified is a powerful jamming tool to produce mixes of multiple audio signals and instruments, play files, change tracks, prepare streams for podcasts and recordings. As an effects host you can use it with the included GK Amplification 2 LE and ampLion Free as a bass and guitar amp simulator and much more – anything you need for your creativity!