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The MAYA44 XTe is a high quality 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 DJ applications.

The card 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.

MAYA44 XTe 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.

MAYA44 XTe comes with a powerful software package that allows you to start using the hardware right out of the box. The main item provided on a separate DVD is Cubase LE from Steinberg that runs perfectly under Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Mac OS X. The music production system sets a new standard for integrated music production software by combining powerful audio and MIDI recording, synthesis, editing, mixing and effects. Under Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Mac OS X, MAYA44 XTe can be used in 32-bit and 64-bit environments.

In addition to the main software, MAYA44 XTe also ships with various plugins including the LFX 1310 multi FX effect plugin from Luxonix, Tassman ESI from AAS, the ESI Bovbjerg Piano, the ESI Atti-Tube bass guitar amp simulator, the ESI FX pack with 7 different effect processors, the Studio Devil BVC guitar amplifier from Gallo Engineering and a few other third party plugins.


  • 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
  • headphone output
  • PCIe x1 interface card, works in x1 and any other PCIe slot
  • full DirectWIRE support
  • low-latency EWDM driver: MME, WDM, DirectSound and ASIO 2.0 support, plus CoreAudio
  • compatible with Microsoft Windows XP, Vista 32-bit, Vista 64-bit, 7 32-bit, 7 64-bit, 8 32-bit, 8 64-bit and Mac OS X
  • bundled with Cubase LE from Steinberg


Reviews and Testimonials


Guitar Player Michael Kaszczyszyn created a very informative review of MAYA44 XTe on his site: "(...) it's rather a good offer and I can't think of any alternatives" - check it here.



In July 2012 Dawfreak.se had a detailed look on our MAYA44 XTe: "There is one category of musicians that I belive will love the MAYA44 XTe to and that is the ones into Instrumental guitar kind of music like Steve Vai / Joe Satriani." - read the full review here. In the conclusion, we received their "Great value" award!

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