Apogee Electronics recently announced that their ONE, Duet and Quartet audio interfaces are shipping with iPad/iPhone Lightning, as well as 30-pin and Mac USB cables, providing direct connectivity to iPad, iPhone and Mac — including the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.
Here are the details:
ONE, Duet and Quartet features for iPad and iPhone:
- “Professional” sound quality with Apogee’s premium AD/DA conversion and preamps
- Direct connection to iPhone, iPod touch and iPad certified by Apple MFi program
- Charges iOS device when connected
- Maestro control and low-latency mixing software for iOS
Apogee says that it is the first to launch professional audio interfaces with direct iOS connectivity, which allows users to connect microphones, electric instruments and speakers for creating studio-quality music on their iPad, iPhone or Mac.
Pricing and Availability
The following audio interfaces are currently available: Apogee ONE for iPad/Mac – 2 IN x 2 OUT audio interface with built-in microphone for iPad, iPhone and Mac has a suggested retail price $349. Apogee Duet for iPad/Mac – 2 IN x 4 OUT audio interface for iPad, iPhone and Mac retails for a suggested price of $649. Apogee’s Quartet for iPad/Mac – 4 IN x 8 OUT audio interface and studio control center for iPad, iPhone and Mac retails for a suggested $1,395. For more information, go to the Apogee website.