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Apogee Element 46 | 12x14 Thunderbolt Audio I/O Box for Mac



You Pay:  $895.00
SKU:  APG-201962-ELEMENT46
Condition:  New
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Product Description

Element 46 is great for any collaborating musician recording at home, on the go or in a small project studio. With 4 analog inputs (including 4 world-class mic preamps), 2 headphone outputs and stereo speaker outputs, Element 46 is the perfect upgrade from an entry level audio interface.

Key Features

  • 12 IN x 14 OUT Audio I/O box
  • AD/DA conversion for recording up to 192kHz/24-bit
  • 4 analog inputs with world-class mic preamps and selectable 48v phantom power for connecting microphones, instruments or line-level devices
  • 4 combination inputs
  • Gain: Up to 75 dB and advanced stepped gain circuit design
  • Selectable 48v phantom power, Soft Limit and polarity invert
  • EIN: 129dB (un-weighted) @ 60dB, 150Ohm input
  • Max input level: +20dBu
  • Input impedance: 3K Ohm
  • 6 analog outputs
  • 2 balanced L/R XLR outputs
  • 2 1/4” stereo headphone output
  • Single port Thunderbolt connectivity to Mac for ultra-low latency performance
  • 1.41ms round-trip at 96kHz with a 32 buffer setting
  • Optical IN: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
  • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • SMUX: 4 channels 88.2-96 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 192 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • Optical OUT: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
  • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • SMUX: 4 channels 88.2-96 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 192 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • Word Clock IN/OUT via BNC connections for syncing with other digital audio gear
  • Apogee Control Software for Mac provides all control of hardware parameters including input gain, output level and low latency monitoring
  • Apogee Control Mobile App provides wireless remote control of hardware via iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
  • Works with Apogee Control desktop hardware remote control (Sold separately)
  • Multi-Unit Thunderbolt support - Connect any two Element audio I/O boxes directly to Thunderbolt ports on your computer
  • Apogee Ensemble Thunderbolt expander - Connect any Element to the second port on an Ensemble

Technical Specifications

System Requirements
Mac OS:
Computer: Thunderbolt-equipped Mac (iMac, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, Mac Pro)
Memory: 4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB recommended
OS: 10.10 or greater
Connection: Any available Thunderbolt port*
Power: DC Power supply included
*Thunderbolt cable not included

Compatible Software
Any Mac Core Audio compatible application
Recommended apps: Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, GarageBand, MainStage, Final Cut, Digital Performer, Studio One, Cubase, and Nuendo
In the box
Element 46
Universal Power Supply with standard 3 pin-IEC cable
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Booklet
Mic Preamps
4 Mic preamps
Gain: Up to 75 dB and advanced stepped gain circuit design
Selectable 48v phantom power, Soft Limit and polarity invert
EIN: 129dB (un-weighted) @ 60dB, 150Ohm input
Max input level: +20dBu
Input impedance: 3K Ohm
A/D conversion
Max input level (+4dBu ref/Mic): +20dBu
Max input level (-10dBV ref): +6dBV
Input impedance: 5KOhm
Freq resp 10 Hz -20Khz: > +/-0.2dB (@44.1Khz)
Rel. THD + N: -110dB
Dyn. Range: 119dB (A-weighted)
D/A conversion
Max output level (+4dBu ref): +20dBu
Max output level (-10dBV ref): +6dBV
Line output impedance: 90 Ohm
Freq resp 10Hz -20 Khz: > +/- 0.05dB (@44.1Khz)
Rel. THD+N : -114dB
Dyn Range: 123dB (A-weighted)
Headphone Max output level:
560mW into 30 Ohm
90mW into 600 Ohm
Headphone THD+N: -107 dB with 600 Ohm load @ 19 dBu
Headphone Dyn Range: 117dB a-weighted
Weights and Dimensions
11.5” x 5.5” x 1.75”
29.5cm x 14cm x 4.5cm
2.95lbs
1.34kg

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