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New from Apogee at NAMM

Announced at the Winter NAMM 2020.


Symphony Desktop 10x14 Audio Interface 

Symphony Desktop blends the professional-grade sound quality of Symphony I/O Mk II with the simplicity, elegance and portability of Apogee’s iconic Duet and Quartet. The result is the ultimate desktop studio audio interface for macOS and Windows at the lowest price ever for an Apogee Symphony product. Featuring flagship AD/DA converters and mic preamps, a dynamic touch-screen with single control knob, plugins that run on hardware DSP and natively in your DAW, along with selectable mic preamp emulation, Symphony Desktop is the quintessential interface for the artist, producer and engineer looking to give their recordings the Apogee sound quality advantage.


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Equipping Your Home Recording Studio
  • Flagship Symphony Sound Quality
  • 10 IN x 14 OUT simultaneous channels of audio
  • Cutting edge components and circuit design deliver detailed and pristine sound quality
  • A/D & D/A Resolution up to 24bit/192kHz
  • 2 Advanced Stepped Gain mic preamps, up to 75dB of gain, variable impedance
  • Apogee Alloy Mic Preamp emulation (Analog processing + DSP modeling)
    • Built-in hardware DSP processing of Apogee FX Rack plugins
    • Includes British Solid State mic preamp emulation
    • Includes 50s American Tube mic preamp emulation
  • Includes Symphony ECS Channel Strip - Native and hardware DSP versions with EQ, Compression and Saturation
  • Includes Symphony Reverb - Native version
  • Flexible, zero latency plugin workflows: Print, Monitor and DualPath Link
  • 1 Instrument input with variable impedance and colored FET input stage for electric guitar
  • Analog Inputs: 2 x XLR-1/4" combi (mic/line), 1 x 1/4" (Hi-Z)
  • Analog Outputs: 2 x 1/4" (monitor)
  • 2 assignable headphone outputs: 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8”
  • Digital I/O: 2 x Optical Toslink (ADAT,S/PDIF)
  • Computer Connectivity: USB over type C Connector
  • Dynamic touch screen display for comprehensive hardware control
  • Software control: Symphony Desktop Control application
  • MIDI over USB
  • Compatible with iPad Pro, iOS 13
  • macOS 10.12 or later, Quad Core i7 Processor or higher
  • PC: Windows 10 Anniversary update or later, Quad Core i7 Processor or higher

Availability:  Q1 2020

Price:  $1299 - Symphony Desktop
$1399 - Symphony Desktop FX Complete (includes Pultec EQP-1A, Pultec MEQ-5, ModEQ 6, ModComp and Opto-3A plugins, a $499 value)

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Symphony I/O Mk II Connect Series

The Symphony I/O Mk II 8×8 MP and Symphony I/O Mk II 16 MP Connect series audio interfaces deliver Symphony-quality sound with robust, high-performance AD/DA converters and Apogee’s Advanced Step Gain Architecture™ mic preamps at unprecedented prices. Using cutting edge components and a simplified, optimized analog circuit design, Apogee engineers were able to place more AD/DA converters and mic preamps on a single module board. The result is a single Symphony I/O Mk II with up 32 mic preamps at an unprecedented price for Symphony Quality and an extremely competitive price for the market. With industry leading sound quality and scalable, high density I/O configurations for Dante®, Pro Tools® HD and Thunderbolt® systems, the Symphony Connect series is the ideal choice for broadcast, live sound, education, post, houses of worship and recording studio facilities.

Availability:  Q1 2020
Base Model Price:  $5790 for 8×8 Analog I/O + 8 Mic Pre + AES/Optical I/O

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Rent-To-Own Apogee FX Plugins

Apogee’s Rent-To-Own purchase program is now available for all FX Plugins on the Apogee Webstore worldwide. This includes Clearmountain’s Domain, Pultec EQP-1A and MEQ-5 (the only officially licensed  Pultec Plugins) Opto-3A Compressor and ModEQ and ModComp. Own all Apogee plugins for a low monthly fee. Apogee’s Rent-To-Own pricing matches the sale price of the plugin, so there is no extra cost. Pause monthly payments at any time and restart them later without losing any of the credit you’ve already paid towards ownership.

Now Available
Price:  Starts at $6.99 / Month.  Plan varies per plugin value.

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Apogee Network Control Software for Symphony I/O Mk II Dante

Apogee Network Control Software for Symphony I/O Mk II Dante is now available. Apogee Network Control gives you remote, software access to all Symphony I/O Mk II settings. From your computer you can calibrate all channels, set output monitor levels, select analog level type, adjust mic-pre gain and more. Drag and drop setup and color coding lets you create custom views allowing you to see up to 6 devices in a single window. Apogee Network Control works on macOS and Windows 10 computers and is compatible with the Apogee Control hardware remote. Apogee Network Control will be available as a free software download on the Apogee website.

Availability:  Q1 2020
Free Download

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Apogee FX Rack Dual Path V1.0 for Element Series and Ensemble Thunderbolt Now Available

Apogee FX Rack DualPath V1.0 Public Release is available to customers worldwide featuring support for macOS Catalina. Apogee FX Rack 1.0 with DualPath recording is available as an update of Apogee Control software 3.0 for Ensemble and Element Series interfaces. With DualPath Monitoring DSP-Native technology, Apogee FX Rack plugins can run both on the hardware DSP in Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series interfaces and as native plugins on your Mac.

Now Available as a Free Download

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By Our Press Release Coordinator Wednesday January 15, 2020