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Apogee launches MiC 96k

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Apogee Electronics has announced the release of MiC 96k, a professional quality microphone for GarageBand on iPad, iPhone and Mac.

Apogee MiC 96k

Apogee MiC 96k is a digital microphone designed to deliver studio quality recording you can take anywhere. Use MiC 96k to record vocals, spoken word, acoustic guitar, piano, drums…anything! Inspired by the most revered and classic microphones in history, MiC 96k is designed to sound amazing and be easy to use with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.

MiC 96k combines a microphone, microphone preamp and an A/D converter into one compact device. Apogee has carefully designed each part of MiC 96k to deliver the lowest noise and highest quality signal possible for a digital microphone. And it all fits in your pocket.

MiC 96k features

  • PureDIGITAL connection for pristine sound quality.
  • Studio quality cardioid condenser microphone.
  • Up to 96kHz, 24-bit analog-to-digital conversion.
  • Studio quality microphone preamp with up to 40dB of gain.
  • No configuration, just plug in and record.
  • Control knob allows easy input level adjustment.
  • Multicolor LED for status indication and input level monitoring.
  • Designed for vocal and acoustic instrument recording.
  • Also great for recording interviews, podcasts, voice overs, and audio for DSLR video.
  • All metal construction.
  • Extremely compact and portable.
  • Works with GarageBand.
  • Bus-powered by iPad, iPhone or Mac (no batteries or external power required).
  • Made in the U.S.A.

The MiC 96k is now shipping worldwide, priced at $229 USD.

More information: Apogee Electronics / MiC 96k

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Apogee announces updates for ONE, Duet & Quartet audio interfaces

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Apogee ONE

Apogee Electronics has introduced the completely redesigned ONE, a 2 IN x 2 OUT USB audio interface and microphone.

The all new ONE is the first studio quality audio interface and microphone that makes a direct digital connection to Apple’s iPad (iPhone, iPod touch) and Mac.

ONE features Apogee’s Maestro control software, iOS device charging, optional battery power for portable recording with iPad and professional sound quality. ONE is the all-in-one solution that makes it easy for musicians, songwriters, recording engineers, film makers, audiophiles, and anyone else to enjoy professional sound quality on iPad and Mac.

The new ONE will be available March 2013, priced at $349 USD.

Apogee has also introduced Duet for iPad and Mac, a 2 input, 4 output USB audio interface.

Apogee Duet

The new Duet is the first professional stereo audio interface that makes a direct digital connection to Apple’s iPad (iPhone, iPod touch) and Mac. Duet features Apogee’s Maestro control software, iOS device charging, MIDI connectivity and professional sound quality. Duet is the ideal personal studio interface for stereo music recording, mixing and audiophile-quality listening on iPad and Mac.

The new Duet will be available February 2013, priced at $595 USD.

Furthermore, Apogee has announced iPad compatibility for the Quartet 4 input, 8 output USB audio interface.

Apogee Quartet

Quartet is the first professional multi-channel audio interface that makes a direct digital connection to Apple’s iPad (iPhone, iPod touch) and Mac. Quartet for iPad and Mac features Apogee’s Maestro control software, iOS device charging, MIDI connectivity, advanced monitor control and professional sound quality. Quartet is the ideal studio control center for multi-channel music recording and mixing on iPad and Mac.

The Quartet will be available February 2013, priced at $1295 USD.

More information: Apogee Electronics

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Apogee Quartet announced— Legendary sound quality, All the I/O you need & Total studio control

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Apogee has announced Quarter, a USB audio interface and studio control center for Mac.

Featuring 4 inputs and 8 outputs of Apogee’s industry-leading AD/DA conversion technology as well as 4 world-class mic preamps, Quartet bridges the gap between the 2-channel Apogee Duet and the 8-channel Apogee Ensemble.

Apogee Quartet
Apogee Quartet is a professional USB audio interface designed to deliver the ultimate desktop recording experience to the Mac-based studio.

Quartet features

  • Best-in-class sound quality with Apogee AD/DA converters.
  • 4 Analog Inputs with world-class mic preamps.
  • Monitor control – up to 3 speaker sets.
  • USB 2.0 High-speed Mac audio interface.
  • ADAT/SMUX digital Inputs.
  • MIDI input (USB-A type connector).
  • 8 Analog Outputs:
    • 6 Balanced line outputs, +20 dBu maximum output level.
    • 1 Independent 1/4” stereo headphone output.
  • 2 top panel high-resolution OLED displays.
  • Controller knob.
  • 6 touchpads for direct selection of inputs and outputs.
  • 3 assignable touchpads.
  • Quartet works with any Core Audio compatible application including: Logic, Pro Tools 9 and 10, Final Cut. Ableton Live.
  • Made in the U.S.A.

The Quartet is available September 2012, priced at $1,295 USD.

More information: Apogee / Quarter

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Apogee announces Symphony 64 | Thunderbolt and 16×16 Analog I/O Module for Symphony I/O

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Apogee has announced two new products at the NAMM 2012: Symphony 64 | Thunderbolt and the 16×16 Analog I/O Module for Symphony I/O.

Apogee Symphony 64 | Thunderbolt

Connect Symphony I/O to any Thunderbolt™ equipped Mac for true Thunderbolt compatibility and performance. Symphony 64 | Thunderbolt will also connect X-Symphony equipped AD-16X, DA-16X, Rosetta 800 and Rosetta 200 converters to Thunderbolt Macs.

The latest addition to the Symphony I/O module line-up, the 16×16 Analog I/O Module allows you to pack 32 channels of premium Apogee conversion into one Symphony I/O (two module spaces per chassis). No other audio interface delivers this much quality input and output or value in a single 2U rack space interface.

The Symphony 64 Thunderbolt release date and price are to be announced, the 16×16 Analog I/O Module will be available 2nd quarter, 2012, priced $3495 USD.

More information: Apogee

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Apogee Duet 2, audio interface for Mac

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Apogee Duet 2

Apogee has announced the Duet 2, an updated version of its USB audio interface for Mac.

Apogee’s Duet is the most respected portable audio interface ever. Along with receiving many industry awards, Duet has also been instrumental in the creation of numerous GRAMMY winning records. While others have been trying to emulate its sound quality, ease of use and innovative design, we have been busy making an even better Duet. Duet 2 builds on the incredible success of its predecessor by incorporating customer feedback, adding advanced new features and delivering even better sound quality than the original.

New in Duet 2

  • Completely redesigned mic preamps and converters.
  • 4 outputs, Independent speaker and headphone outs.
  • Balanced outputs.
  • USB 2.0 high speed connectivity.
  • 24-bit/192kHz recording.
  • Full color OLED display.
  • Configurable touch pads.
  • Maestro 2 software.
  • Breakout box (sold separately).
  • Redesigned Breakout Cable.
  • Soft Limit.

Duet 2 will be available this April, priced at $595 USD.

More information: Apogee / Duet 2

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Apogee announces Mike, studio quality microphone for iPad, iPhone and Mac

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Apogee Mike

Apogee Electronics has announced Mike, the most compact studio quality USB microphone available for iPad, iPhone and Mac.

Standing roughly as tall as an iPhone, Mike by Apogee is an extremely portable, easy-to-use and powerful microphone for use with GarageBand on your favorite iOS devices. Finally, you can capture your best take with incredible quality, wherever your music takes you. Record any sound you can imagine, from vocals to vibraphones, acoustic to lap steel guitars, pianos to percussion and everything in between, and build a track right on your iPad with GarageBand. With the unique flexibility to also plug Mike into your Mac, the possibilities of recording are endless.

Mike is also the perfect companion to JAM, Apogee’s studio quality guitar input. Never before has award-winning, Apogee-quality conversion been so affordable and accessible as it is on this truly inspiring new mobile platform. The professional studio is now literally at your fingertips.

Mike features

  • PureDIGITAL technology delivers pristine sound quality
  • Designed to record vocals and acoustic musical instruments
  • Great for voice overs, interviews and podcast recordings
  • No configuration, just plug in and record
  • Easily adjust input levels without accessing software
  • Multicolor LED for status indication and input level monitoring
  • Made for GarageBand on iPad and Mac
  • Includes desktop stand and mic clip
  • Size: 4.5″ tall

More information: Apogee / Mike

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Apogee Symphony I/O, multi-channel audio interface

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Apogee has introduced Symphony I/O, the most advanced multi-channel professional audio interface available with next-generation sound quality, Logic and Pro Tools compatibility and total I/O flexibility.

Apogee Symphony I/O

Perfecting the collaboration between Apogee audio hardware and the Mac, Symphony I/O is the culmination of 25 years of award-winning design experience featuring a unique modular based system which can function in StandAlone Mode or connect directly to a Mac via any Mac-based audio workstation. With Symphony I/O, the new Symphony System sets an unprecedented standard with ground-breaking digital audio conversion technology, new Maestro 2 software, multiple I/O options and ultra low latency performance.

With flexible and scalable I/O architecture, the upgraded Symphony System now allows end-users to define a system to their specific needs while benefitting from an incredible feature set. Symphony I/O’s base chassis can accommodate up to 2 I/O modules, creating any combination of analog and digital I/O with USB 2.0, Symphony and Avid’s Pro Tools connectivity. The new Maestro 2 offers integral control of Symphony I/O with clean and clear software interface that makes workflow easy by removing the guesswork from routing, mic pre adjustment, input and output calibration and hardware control. Lastly, connect Symphony I/O to the Symphony 64 PCI or Symphony Mobile Express/34 card for ultra low latency with Apple Logic, and all Apple Core Audio applications.

Symphony I/O will be available to purchase starting at $3690 USD. Availability of modules according to the Symphony I/O Release Schedule, starting with the first release in August, 2010.

More information: Apogee / Symphony I/O

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