Apogee released Duet 3
The new audio interface works on Windows and Mac OS systems, and features 2-in/4-out via USB-C
Apogee Duet’s third generation boasts ultra-low profile scratch resistant glass and aluminum case. With two inputs and four outputs of legendary Apogee AD/DA conversion, plus two world-class preamps, Duet is the perfect partner for your home and mobile studio. Connect microphones, guitars, keyboard and line level devices to capture every detail. Monitor and mix with the full depth and dimension of your sound through two truly-balanced, line-level analog outputs for speakers. And, power your headphones with a zero-ohm headphone output for a dedicated headphone mix.
Apogee Duet 3 includes on-board hardware DSP that powers the Symphony ECS Channel Strip for zero-latency recording with FX. Tuned by Bob Clearmountain, the ECS Channel Strip plugin features presets custom crafted by the legendary engineer and mixer so you can dial in a pro recording sound instantly. Ideal for music creation, voice recording, live streaming and even gaming, you can use Duet 3 with your Mac or Windows workstation in your studio or on the go.
One of the most critical components for high quality recording is your preamp and the pres in Apogee Duet 3 are world-class. With up to 65dB of gain and 48v phantom power, to capture cleanly and precisely any audio source with even the most demanding microphones. Meticulous Apogee engineering, keeps noise and distortion down, even as you crank up the gain. The Apogee Duet 3 will go on sale in July, priced at $599.
– Best-in-class Apogee AD/DA conversion
– 2 world-class preamps
– 2×4 USB Type C audio interface
– Low profile design with aluminum body
– Scratch resistant top
– Precision balanced backlit knob
– Input and output connections via breakout cable:
– 2x ¼” Instrument inputs
– 2x Mic/line inputs
– 2x ¼” Balanced outputs
– ⅛” Stereo headphone output
– On-board hardware DSP powers Symphony ECS Channel Strip FX for low-latency recording with FX
– 2 USB Type C ports for connection and external power as needed
– Bus powered
– macOS and Windows 10 compatible
– Optimized for Apple Logic Pro X and compatible with all popular audio software
– Add the Duet Dock accessory for the ultimate desktop studio experience
– Stylish, padded travel case included