Until today, MADI connectivity on your desktop or laptop required a format such as PCI or ExpressCard. This involves an inconvenient and time consuming set up operation on a desktop, whilst it is increasingly difficult to find a laptop with the necessary slot. DiGiCo Solutions’ UB MADI eliminates this frustration. UB MADI allows any computer to instantly connect to MADI via the most standard connector of all, USB 2.0. In fact, over the last decade, you would have been hard pushed to find any desktop or laptop without a USB 2.0 connection.

UB MADI uses the latest Stealth Digital Processing FPGA technology straight out of DiGiCo’s award-winning SD range of consoles, yet fits into your top pocket and delivers 48 simultaneous inputs and outputs, totalling an unprecedented 96 channels of audio I/O over USB 2.0.
Once the low latency driver is installed, UB MADI is a simple plug-and-play device, automatically detecting the MADI input format and clock selection. UB MADI then communicates with your preferred PC or Mac as a standard ASIO or Core Audio interface.
Despite its ground-breaking performance, UB MADI requires just a single USB cable, providing both audio and power connectivity. Unlike existing PCI based solutions, UB MADI is fully hot pluggable, booting within seconds of its connection.
UB MADI moves into full production in early 2012, with the first orders being fulfilled during ProLight+Sound.