Apogee Duet sets the industry standard for portable professional audio recording. Made for the musician, producer and engineer that wants the ultimate sound quality and elegant simplicity, Duet features legendary Apogee AD/DA conversion, 2 world-class microphone preamps, USB MIDI I/O and ESS Sabre32 DAC technology.
With Duet’s 2 combo inputs you can connect microphones, guitars, keyboards or line level devices such as external mic preamps or a mixing board. Duet also includes 4 analog outputs - 2 1/4” balanced outputs for connection to speakers or outboard equipment and a separate, independently controlled 1/4” stereo headphone output.
- AD/DA conversion for recording up to 192kHz / 24-bit.
- 2 analog inputs with world-class mic preamps and selectable 48v phantom power for connecting microphones, instruments or line-level devices.
- 4 analog outputs - 2 balanced 1/4” mono outputs for speakers or outboard gear, 1/4” stereo headphone output.
- USB 2.0 High Speed connection to Mac or Windows PC
- Direct digital connection to iPad and iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Lightning and 30-pin cable sold separately).
- Software control of hardware parameters including input selection and low latency monitoring.
Computer: Intel Mac 1.5GHz or faster
Memory: 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB recommended
OS: 10.6.8, 10.7.5 or greater
Connection and power: Any available USB port on a Mac
(USB bus powered; DC power optional)
OS: Windows 10 Enterprise, Pro or Home Editions (64-bit)
- Anniversary Update or greater
Driver: Apogee Maestro & Apogee USB ASIO driver
Computer: Windows PC with Intel Core i3 processor or greater
Memory: 4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB Recommended
Connection: USB port on computer
Power: External power supply (included)
iOS version: 6 or greater
Connection: 30-pin or Lightning connector (sold separately)
DC power required (DC power supply included)
iOS device compatibility:
iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7,
iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5,
iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (4th generation), iPod touch (6th generation), iPad touch (5th generation)
Any Mac Core Audio compatible application
Recommended apps: Logic, GarageBand, MainStage, Final Cut, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Studio One, Cubase, and Nuendo
Any ASIO compatible application or DAW
Recommended apps: Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Studio One, Cubase
Any iOS Core Audio compatible application
Recommended apps: GarageBand, Music Memos, Auria
EIN: 128dB (un-weighted) @ 60dB, 150Ohm input
Max input level: +20dBu
Input impedance: 3KOhm
Max input level 14 dBu
Input impedance: >2MOhm
Max input level (+4dBu ref): +20dBu
Max input level (-10dBV ref): +6dBV
Input impedance: 5KOhm
Freq resp 20 Hz -20Khz: > +/-0.2dB (@44.1Khz)
Rel. THD + N: -106dB (@ 96Khz)
Dyn. Range: 114dB (A-weighted)
Max output level (+4dBu ref): +20dBu
Max output level (-10dBV ref): +6dBV
Line output impedance: 90 Ohm
Max output level headphones: 19dBu
HPH output impedance 30 Ohm.
Freq resp 20Hz -20 Khz: > +/- 0.05dB (@44.1Khz)
Rel. THD+N : -113dB (@96Khz)
Dyn Range: 123dB (A-weighted)
In the box
Breakout Cable with:
2 Combination Line/Mic/Instrument Inputs
2 Balanced Line Outputs
USB Cable (Lightning and 30-pin cables sold separately)
Universal Power Adapter for US, UK and EU
Quick Start Guide