Designed for Mac-based studios, Ensemble blends Apogee features from previous products like Symphony I/O, Duet, Quartet and JAM with new capabilities to record, edit, mix and master audio on a Mac using Logic Pro, Pro Tools or any Core Audio-based DAW.
Apogee Ensemble Features:
- Thunderbolt 2 Mac audio interface
- 8 Mic preamps with up to 75 dB of gain and Advanced Stepped Gain circuit
- 2 front panel Guitar I/O channels with class A JFET inputs, dual mode re-amp outputs
- 16 analog outputs of premium Apogee conversion
- Proprietary Thunderbolt audio driver and ESS Sabre32 DAC offer full 32-bit playback
- “Groundbreaking” low latency (1.1 ms round trip @ 96kHz/32 buffer)
- Core Audio-optimized hardware DMA Engine frees your Mac CPU
- 2 high-resolution OLED displays show levels and settings
- Input select buttons and controller knob for selection of parameters and settings
- 4 assignable buttons to control:
Talkback mic (built-in or external)
Output settings such as speaker set selection, mute, dim, sum to mono
Complete input/output control with Apogee’s Maestro software
AD/DA conversion for recording up to 24-bit/192kHz
- Works with Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton or any Core Audio compliant app on Mac
- Designed in California – Assembled in the U.S.A.
Pricing and Availability. Apogee Electronics’ Ensemble audio interface will be available later in October, and lists for $2,495 US. The Apogee website has more product specs, videos, and dealer information.