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Apogee Symphony MKII

Symphony I/O Mk II is a multi-channel audio interface featuring Apogee’s newest flagship AD/DA conversion, modular I/O (up to 32 inputs and outputs), intuitive touchscreen display and optional world-class microphone preamps. Designed to deliver professional sound quality for audio recording, mixing and mastering, Symphony I/O Mk II is the ultimate music production centerpiece for any modern studio.

The new Symphony I/O Mk II comes with direct connectivity to one of 4 different platforms-

1. Thunderbolt™

2. Pro Tools® HD,

3. Dante™+ Pro Tools® HD,

 

4. Waves SoundGrid network.

 

 

 

 

Symphony I/O Mk II Thunderbolt Chassis

Empty Chassis with Thunderbolt connectivity – No Input/Output Modules

 

 

The Magic is in the Modules

The I/O Modules are the sound and soul of Symphony I/O Mk II, and represent over 30 years of Apogee R&D and design excellence. These powerful Modules deliver Apogee’s core competency: superior sounding digital audio recording. With multiple I/O and Mic Preamp modules available, you can choose from base configurations or expand to grow your studio’s capabilities.

2×6 Analog I/O + 8×8 Optical + AES I/O

8 channels of I/O simultaneously

Apogee Symphony I/O Mk II 2×6 Special Edition offers the highest quality AD/DA conversion of the Symphony series. Designed specifically for mastering engineers whose critical work demands ultimate sonic performance, 2×6 SE takes advantage of the latest advancements in digital and analog audio technology to offer inputs with 124 dB (A) of dynamic range, THD+N of -116dB and outputs with 131dB (A) dynamic range and an astonishingly low THD+N of -118dB

 

INPUTS

  • Analog IN: 2 balanced inputs on 2 female XLR connectors
  • AES IN: Stereo input on 1 female XLR connector
  • *Optical IN: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
    • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz
    • SMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHz
    • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 96 kHz
  • Coax IN: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz

*Dig I/O hardware switch selects AES or Optical digital I/O format

OUTPUTS

  • Analog OUT: 6 balanced outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector
  • AES OUT: Stereo output on 1 male XLR connector
  • *Optical OUT: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
    • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz
    • SMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHz
    • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 96 kHz
  • Coax OUT: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz
 
 

8×8 Analog I/O + 8×8 AES/Optical I/O (Mk II)

16 channels of I/O simultaneously

INPUTS

  • Analog IN: 8 balanced inputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector
  • *AES-EBU IN: 8 inputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector(192k single wide compatible)
  • *Optical IN: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
    • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz
    • SMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHz
    • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 96 kHz
  • Coax IN: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz

*Dig I/O hardware switch selects AES or Optical digital I/O format

OUTPUTS

  • Analog OUT: 8 balanced outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector
  • *AES-EBU OUT: 8 outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector(192k single wide compatible)
  • *Optical OUT: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
    • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz
    • SMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHz
    • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 96 kHz
  • Coax OUT: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz
 

16×16 Analog I/O (Mk II)

16 channels of I/O simultaneously

INPUTS

  • Analog IN: 16 balanced inputs on 2 DSUB 25-pin connectors
  • Coax IN: S/PDIF on 1 RCA connector

OUTPUTS

  • Analog OUT: 16 balanced outputs on 2 DSUB 25-pin connectors
  • Coax OUT: Supports SPDIF on 1 RCA connector
 
 

8 Channel Mic Preamp

8 Mic preamps with 4 instrument inputs and 8 insert points

MIC PREAMPS

  • 8 digitally controlled, 85dB microphone preamps
  • Upgrades functionality of Analog I/O Module by adding mic preamps to the existing line inputs
  • Creates a direct connection between the Mic Preamp Module and the Analog I/O Module by inserting a mic preamp stage before the line inputs
  • Selectable 48v phantom power, Soft Limit and phase invert

Winner 2012 TEC Award

Microphone Preamplifier Technology Category

INPUTS

  • 4 Hi-Z 1/4” instrument inputs capable of handling high level instruments

INSERTS

  • 8 balanced software assignable analog insert points
  • Send 1-8 and Return 1-8 on 2 DSUB 25-pin connectors
 
 

How does the Mic Preamp module work?

The Mic Preamp Module upgrades the functionality of any Analog I/O Module by adding mic preamps to the existing line inputs.
A direct connection between the Mic Preamp Module and the Analog I/O Module inserts a mic preamp stage before the line inputs.

 

 

 

 

Current Stock:
Weight: 8.60 KGS
Width: 0.46
Height: 0.25
Depth: 0.59
SKU: APO-S2-T

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