Apogee Duet 3

USB Type C Audio Interface

£499.00
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Key Info
Apogee Duet 3 is a USB Type C Audio Interface with AD/DA converters, digital clocking, analog circuitry and power management technology to achieve a harmonious blend of carefully selected components and thoughtful design.

Legendary Sound Quality, Total Portability and Hardware DSP all Come Together in a Beautiful New Design

In 2007, the original Apogee Duet shattered the expectations of what a home studio interface could be. Professional, personal and portable, Duet revolutionized independent recording and empowered musicians, producers and engineers with legendary Apogee sound quality, elegant design and effortless ease of use. Now, the all-new Duet 3 brings next-generation Apogee performance and features to a beautiful ultra-low profile scratch resistant glass and aluminum case.

Duet 3 includes on-board hardware DSP that works with the Symphony ECS Channel Strip (sold separately) for zero-latency recording with FX. Tuned by Bob Clearmountain, the ECS Channel Strip includes presets custom crafted by the legendary mixer so you can dial in a pro recording sound instantly. Ideal for music creation, voice recording, streaming and even gaming, you can use Duet 3 with your Mac or Windows workstation in your studio or on the go. Take your Duet 3 to the next level with the sleek Duet Dock accessory for the ultimate ergonomic desktop experience.

  • Symphony ECS Channel Strip plugin and Duet Dock sold separately

Superior Sound Quality Achieving superior sound quality in a digital audio interface requires experienced engineering that artfully orchestrates AD/DA converters, digital clocking, analog circuitry and power management technology to achieve a harmonious blend of carefully selected components and thoughtful design. Duet is the result of decades of innovation and expertise and delivers sound quality unmatched in its class.

Legendary AD/DA Converters 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.

World Class Preamps One of the most critical components for high quality recording is your preamp and the pres in Apogee Duet are world-class. With up to 65dB of gain and 48v phantom power, you can cleanly and precisely capture any audio source with even the most demanding microphones. Meticulous Apogee engineering, keeps noise and distortion down, even as you crank up the gain.

Plug-in to On-board DSP To capture your best performance, you need to dial in an inspiring sound quickly and easily. And few things are more distracting than latency when trying to record. Duet gives you on-board hardware DSP for FX processing with the Symphony ECS Channel Strip (sold separately) to precisely shape your tone on input and give you great sounding tracks, all while eliminating the delay that can occur while redording. The Symphony ECS Channel Strip, tuned by legendary mixer Bob Clearmountain, includes EQ, Compression and Saturation controls that let you create the optimal blend of channel FX for tracking vocals or acoustic instruments. Choose from multiple hand crafted Clearmountain presets and record with zero latency through Duet’s on-board hardware DSP.

Highlights

  • 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

Whats In The Box

  • Duet 3
  • Breakout cable
  • Travel case
  • USB Type C / Type A cable

System Requirements

PC

  • PC: Windows 10 Anniversary update or later

Mac

  • macOS: 10.15 and later (M1/Apple silicon or Intel processor)
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