DUET (i-pad& Mac)

2 IN x 4 OUT USB Audio Interface for Mac and PC

The Most Popular Portable Audio Interface for Professional Quality Recording

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.

  • USB 2.0 audio interface for Mac, PC or iOS
  • 2 analog inputs:
  • Combination Line (balanced +20dBu max)
  • Mic/Instrument (+20dBu/+14dBu max)
  • 2 Microphone preamps with up to 75dB of gain
  • Selectable 48v phantom power, Soft Limit and phase invert
  • 4 analog outputs:
  • 2 Balanced line outputs, +20 dBu maximum output level
  • 1 Independent 1/4” stereo headphone output
  • A/D and D/A conversion at 24-bit/192kHz
  • MIDI connection (Core MIDI compatible; USB-A type connector)
  • Controller knob selects function, sets input and output level
  • Top panel high resolution OLED display
  • Two assignable top panel touch pads to control:
  • Mute speakers, headphones or all outputs
  • Dim speakers, headphones or all outputs
  • Sum to mono speakers, headphones or all outputs
  • Assign headphones to outputs 1-2, 3-4 or low latency mixer
  • Clear Meters
  • Apogee’s Maestro app (included in Mac and PC installer) for advanced control
  • Available for free from the App store, if connecting to iOS (cable sold separately)
  • Legendary Apogee sound quality
  • Designed in California – Made in the U.S.A.
  • Mic Pre:
  • EIN: 128dB (un-weighted) @ 60dB, 150Ohm input
  • Max input level: +20dBu
  • Input impedance: 3KOhm
  • Hi-Z:
  • Max input level 14 dBu
  • Input impedance: >2MOhm
  • A/D conversion:
  • Max input level (+4dBu ref): +20dBu
  • Max input level (-10dBV ref): +6dBV
  • Input impedance: 5KOhm
  • Freq resp 20 Hz -20Khz: > +/-0.2dB (@44.1Khz)
  • THD + N: -106dB (@ 96Khz)
  • Range: 114dB (A-weighted)
  • D/A conversion:
  • 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)
  • THD+N : -113dB (@96Khz)
  • Dyn Range: 123dB (A-weighted)
  • 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.