Shure MOTIV MVI Single-Channel USB Audio Interface

Shure MOTIV MVI Single-Channel USB Audio Interface


The Shure MOTIV MVI Single-Channel USB Audio Interface, compact single channel USB device enabling the user to stream and record audio capture from a microphone or instrument straight to your Mac or Windows PC. This unit is ideal for vloggers, singer-songwriters, podcasters, or the ones using a microphone for video conferencing.

For high quality clarity and tone, the Shure MOTIV MVI Single-Channel USB Audio Interface comes with a JFET Class-A buffered preamplifier input. An XLR 1/4" jack allows the input of any XLR microphone, bass, keyboard, or guitar.
No need to manually adjust EQ, compression, gain, and limiting. Five DSP modes such as speech, singing, flat, acoustic, and loud. Should you prefer to manually fine-tune audio, that is also possible.

This unit also features a touch front panel for volume control, mic gain and headphone volume, and DSP selection.
The MOTIV MVI comes standard with USB-A as well as USB-C cabling. Also with a 3.5mm headphone jack for motioning your audio in real time.

  • Podcasts, Vlogs, Music, Conference Calls
  • Single-Channel XLR + 1/4" Combo Input
  • 5 DSP Sound Presets
  • For Mac/Windows, MFi-Certified for iOS
  • Phantom Power
  • Touch-Panel Control
  • Headphone Output
  • 24-Bit / 48 kHz
  • Compatible with MOTIV Recording App
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Available to Order. Usually Ships in 3 to 4 Days
Brand Shure
  • The Shure MOTIV MVI Single-Channel USB Audio Interface enables you to connect an XLR microphone, keyboard, bass or guitar with a 1/4" plug to your Mac or Windows computer to enable the capture of quality audio capture
  • This unit is an all metal construction and designed, built and tested by Shure for ensured quality
  • Comes with built in DSP modes for Loud, speech, flat, singing and autistic instrument.
  • For easy access to controls you will find front-panel touch controls for DPS mode selection, headphone volume, mic gain and mute.
  • Real time monitoring is possible with built in a headphone jack.
  • Apple MFi-certified for direct connection to any iOS device with a Lightning port (requires Lightning cable available separately)
  • Compatible with Android devices that support USB Audio Class 2.0 and micro-USB OTG (On-The-Go) connectivity—not all Android devices are compatible
  • In the box
    • Shure MOTIV MVI Single-Channel USB Audio Interface
    • Micro-USB to USB Type-A Cable
    • Micro-USB to USB Type-C Cable


    Form Factor Mobile
    Display 1 x LED Touchscreen
    Channels of I/O 1 Input
    Max Sample Rate/Resolution 48 kHz / 24-Bit
    Number of Mic Preamps 1
    Input Level Adjustment via Touchscreen
    Solo/Mute Mute per Input Channel
    Expansion Slots Nono


    Analog Audio I/O 1 x Combo XLR-1/4" 3-Pin Balanced/Unbalanced Input
    1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Headphone Output
    Phantom Power +48 V
    Digital Audio I/O None
    Host Connection / USB Micro-USB (Class-Compliant)
    USB (Non-Host) None
    Sync I/O None
    Network I/O None
    MIDI I/O None
    Wireless Connectivity None
    Memory Card Slot None


    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Gain/Trim Range Mic:
    0 dB to +36 dB
    +9 dB
    Max Input Level Mic:
    0 dBV
    9 dBV
    Impedance Mic :
    2 Kilohms
    Hi-Z :
    1 Megohm

    Digital Audio

    Sample Rates 44.1 / 48 kHz
    Bit Depths 16 / 24-Bit


    OS Compatibility macOS 10.7 / 10.8 / 10.9 / 10.10
    Windows 7 or Later
    iOS 7 or Later
    Included Software None
    Mobile Device Compatibility iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus
    iPad 4th Gen.
    iPad Air
    iPad Air 2
    iPad Mini 1st Gen., 2nd Gen., 3rd Gen.
    iPod Touch 5th Gen.


    Power Requirements Lightning Bus Power, USB Bus Power


    Dimensions 84 x 72 x 42 mm
    Weight 310.0 g

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    1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

    All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.


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       1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product.  ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.

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    South Africa


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