Hono™ AVB Mini + Apple® Mac Direct Connect

Using Direct Connect, an AudioScience Hono AVB device can easily operate as a multichannel Apple® Mac audio interface.


  • Recent Mac (any Mac that has a Thunderbolt port on it) with macOS Sierra installed
  • Apple Thunderbolt 2 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter.
  • The latest MacBook Pro model (2016) features only Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports. An Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter is required if the Mac does not have a Thunderbolt 2 port.
  • Standard, high-grade (CAT-5e or CAT-6) network cable
  • AudioScience Hono AVB device, i.e. Mini or Custom with version 1.0.0 or later firmware

Supporting software and documentation

 Item  Version  Date
Apple Mac AVB Direct Connect Quick Start Guide  Latest Available  
Hono AVB Firmware 1.0.0 or above  1.0.0  2017-04-07
ASIControl UDP (Windows, Mac)  Latest Available