Apogee Interfaces Now Shipping With iOS Lightning Connector

Apogee_one_duet_quartetApogee 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.

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Focusrite Announces iTrack Studio

Today Focusrite announced the launch of its iTrack Studio, a complete system for recording music on the Apple iPad (or Mac/Windows computer) with “everything a musician needs” in the kit.

Based around Focusrite’s iTrack Solo, a 2-in, 2-out computer audio interface, the iTrack Studio kit includes closed-back monitor headphones, a studio-quality condenser microphone with included XLR mic cable, and a long 30-pin device link cable to connect the audio interface to the iPad. Record both channels of audio to Tape by Focusrite, a free iOS app (available Autumn 2013 from the App Store). Continue reading

Universal Audio Releases Flex Routing for Apollo, Apollo 16 Audio Interfaces

Universal Audio Flex Routing for ApolloThis week Universal Audio announced an update to its UAD Software. UAD Software v7.1 provides “elegant enhancements” to the Apollo Audio Interface.

One key enhancement is Flex Routing, which allows inputs to be routed to hardware outputs, headphone bus routing, as well as selectable pre/post Aux send. Flex Routing speeds up workflow as well as adds an additional level of flexibility for Apollo and Apollo 16 users in both studio and live situations. Continue reading