At the 2013 Winter NAMM Show: Apogee Electronics announced that its updated Quartet USB audio interface is now compatible for use with the iPad.
The Quartet is a 4 input, 8 output USB audio interface and can make a direct digital connection to the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Mac.
Quartet for iPad and Mac features Apogeeās Maestro control software, iOS device charging, MIDI connectivity, advanced monitor control and ‘professional sound qualit’y. Quartet is designed to be an ‘ideal studio control center’ for multi-channel music recording and mixing on iPad and Mac.
When used with iPad or an iOS device, Apogee Quartet works with any Core Audio compliant app like GarageBand, Auria and MultiTrack. For recording on a Mac, Quartet works with Logic, Pro Tools, GarageBand, Ableton Live and any Mac Core Audio compliant application.
The Apogee Quartet is forecast to retail for $1,295, and is expected to be commercially available in February 2013. Features, system requirements, and iOS compatibility information available at the Apogee website.