Apogee Duet Audio Interface

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2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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Apogee Duet Audio Interface

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The Apogee Duet 2 USB Audio Interface is the best solution for capturing your music to your Mac. With Duet 2, make studio quality recordings of vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, drums and anything musical. The Apogee Duet interface is now compatible with both Mac and Windows 10.

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Apogee Duet Audio Interface

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.

Using the very latest technology and drawing upon the experience of developing Apogee's new flagship audio interface, Symphony I/O, Apogee engineers rebuilt Duet to achieve a difference you can hear.

From the mic preamps to the AD/DA converters, Duet 2 offers the best of everything Apogee, allowing you to capture your audio with even more clarity and dimension than the original Duet. This is professional sound quality you can take anywhere.

Smooth, detailed world-class mic preamps

The Duet 2 mic preamps feature a new design, all new components and seamless click-free transitions as the gain increases and decreases throughout the incredible range of 0-75dB. This unprecedented feature allows you to dial in the perfect level while delivering ultra-low noise and smooth, crisp detail. Most importantly, the Duet 2 mic preamps are optimized for any sound source, so no matter what you are recording you?ll capture every detail.

Pristine, next generation AD/DA converters

Much like the mic preamps, the Duet 2 AD/DA converters are an all-new design and deliver the purest recordings and best listening experience possible. This totally new design takes the personal studio to the next level with state-of-the-art components and next-generation conversion.

Full Colour OLED Display

New to Duet 2 is a full color OLED display. This high resolution screen is the main control center for Duet 2, delivering visual feedback for multiple functions including metering, numeric value for input and output levels, input grouping, and phase, muting, phantom power and Soft Limit indication. With this display you know the status of any input and output at any given moment without having to refer to Maestro or your recording software.

Configurable Touch Pads

Duet 2 also introduces configurable touch pads. The 2 touch pads, located on either side of the encoder knob, allow you to quickly access output functions such as "Mute Outputs", "Dim Outputs", "Sum to Mono" or "Toggle Headphone Source". Each are assignable using a drop-down menu within Apogee's new Maestro 2. This unique feature allows you to select the function you want and access it directly from Duet 2 without having to look at software.

Redesigned Breakout Cable

Duet 2's new breakout cable is greatly streamlined with 2 combination mic/instrument connectors (XLR and 1/4") built into a single connector and 2 balanced 1/4" connectors for speakers. The elegant single cable-to-junction design allows for easy cable management and the locking connection to Duet 2 is robust and stylish.

Multi-function Controller Knob

Along with its sleek aluminum chassis, the multi-function controller knob is one of the most recognizable features of Duet's design. This central control feature allows you to quickly and easily toggle thru Duet 2's inputs and outputs and set levels while looking at Duet 2's dynamic OLED display.

Compatible with Windows 10

The Apogee Duet Audio Interface is now compatible with Windows 10. Customers who purchase this product will be able to register and download a Windows 10 compatible software installer form Apogee's website, allowing them to be able to use their PC with the audio interface. All the same functionality that is currently available to Mac and iOS users will now be available to Windows 10 users. The same interface can now be used either on Mac, iOS, and PC.

Reviews

"You'll struggle to find a company whose approach is so tailored to the Apple product range, with rock-solid integration guaranteed. The audio quality of the Duet 2 is extremely good too, blowing most of the competition away." - MusicRadar

"Handsome, great-sounding, easy to use, with a very attractive on-board display - what's not to like about the Duet 2? I don't think you'll find an equivalent that matches the sound quality and close Mac integration of the Duet 2." - Sound on Sound

"The Duet 2 is actually great just as a headphone amp, for listening through higher-end open-backed and closed-back headphones for monitoring or just enjoying music." - PC Mag

Features/Specifications:

  • Audio Interface: USB 2.0 Mac audio interface
  • Analog Inputs: Combination Line/Mic/Instrument
  • Line Outputs: Balanced line outputs, +20 dBu maximum output level
  • Headphone Output: 1 Independent stereo headphone output
  • Preamps: 2 Microphone preamps with up to 75dB of gain
  • Display: Top panel high resolution OLED display
  • Controller: Multi-function controller knob
  • Touch Pads: Two assignable top panel touch pads
  • Mute: Mute speakers, headphones or all outputs

Compatible Software

Compatible with any Core Audio compliant application including:

  • Logic
  • GarageBand
  • MainStage
  • Soundtrack Pro
  • Pro Tools 9
  • Ableton Live
  • Cubase

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