• Avid Apogee Duet Audio Interface + Pro Tools Software Bundle


Avid has today announced new Avid branded Apogee Duet and Quartet audio interfaces

bundled with Pro Tools. Furthermore the new versions offer both Mac and Windows support for the audio interfaces.

The Avid badged Apogee Duet and Quarter interfaces offer all the same features as the regular Apogee versions of the audio interfaces but with some added options.

Added Extras With Pro Tools Apogee Interfaces

Both Mac and Windows support
EUCON-enabled Pro Tools I/O Control software, you can take direct control of your recording and monitoring

What’s included With The Pro Tools Quartet And Duet Packages?

Both packages include Pro Tools software along with the Apogee interface.

  • Pro Tools | Quartet or Duet audio interface
  • Pro Tools | Software activation card (requires activation and download)
  • AAX plug-in bundle with over 60 virtual instruments and effects (requires download)
  • Pro Tools IO Control EUCON-enabled software (requires download)
  • iLok 2 USB key (for Pro Tools authorization)
  • USB cable
  • Universal power supply with 3-pin IEC cable
  • Quick Start guide

Pro Tools Duet Specifications

  • Record performances in 24-bit/192 kHz resolution
  • Connect mics, instruments, and more to high-quality I/O:
  • Two combination mic/instrument/line inputs
  • Two 1/4” balanced line/speaker outputs;
  • one stereo headphone out
  • USB MIDI I/O for a MIDI keyboard or DJ controller
  • Experience the difference of Apogee’s legendary sound quality:
  • Premium AD/DA conversion delivers sonic fidelity and precision
  • Dynamically optimized mic pre amps provide up to 75 dB of transparent gain
  • Selectable Soft Limit® protects against digital distortion from clipping

What is Pro Tools | Duet?

Designed for singer/songwriters and loop-based musicians, Pro Tools | Duet enables you to turn your Mac or PC into a powerful yet portable music creation and audio recording studio. Featuring industry-standard Pro Tools | Software and the best-in-class Duet by Apogee 2x4 audio interface, Pro Tools | Duet provides everything you need to create professional-level productions that will help you stand out from the crowd—from first note to final mix.

Create with a complete solution—from first note to final mix

Pro Tools | Duet gives you the best of both worlds—multi award-winning Pro Tools | Software, used and trusted by just about every top artist, musician, producer, mixer, sound designer, recording studio, and post-production facility around the world, and the legendary sound of the Duet by Apogee audio interface. With Pro Tools | Duet, you get a comprehensive and truly portable music recording and creation system that delivers exceptional performance, quality, and value—in your studio and on the go.

Put Pro Tools power in the palm of your hand

Pro Tools Software is the longtime industry-standard digital audio workstation in music, film, and television, and has been honored by the industry with Grammy, Oscar, and Emmy awards. With Pro Tools, you can work with the same tools the pros use to create your favorite songs and soundtracks—with unparalleled speed and ease.

Get premium sound quality, designed by Apogee

The ultra-compact, best-in-class Pro Tools | Duet USB audio interface features cutting-edge technology that delivers a difference you can hear. From its state-of-the-art A/D and D/A conversion and world-class mic preamps, to professional-level I/O, you get the legendary sound quality you need to deliver the best mixes possible.

Maximize your creativity with 64-bit AAX plug-ins

Pro Tools | Duet comes complete with over 60 AAX virtual instruments, effects, sound-processing, and utility plug-ins, giving you an expansive sonic canvas and boundless resources to create music and the best sounding mixes. Plus, you can expand your creative palette even more with over 1,000 64-bit AAX virtual instruments and effects plug-ins available from Avid and more than 100 other top audio developers.

See it, select it, dial it in

With the included EUCON-enabled Pro Tools IO Control software, you can take direct control of your recording and monitoring experience through the software control panel, from the Pro Tools | Duet audio interface, or using any Artist Series controller. Plus, you’ll also experience the same tight integration between Pro Tools | Software and Pro Tools | Duet as you would with any Avid audio interface.

Get portability with reliability for the road

Pro Tools | Duet is solidly built with die-cast aluminum, steel, and a scratch-resistant display panel hardened by UV processing, providing a sleek yet robust chassis for added protection against daily abuse and the unpredictability of travel. Plus, its compact size makes it an easy fit in any desktop studio environment, or tuck it into your bag or backpack for on-the-go creation.

Avid welcomes Apogee Electronics as a Connectivity Partner

Apogee helped pioneer the digital recording revolution, pushing the envelope of digital audio quality with its legendary AD/DA conversion. And now that Apogee has come onboard as an audio I/O Connectivity Partner, you’ll have even more product choices that complement and integrate with Pro Tools and other Artist Suite solutions, delivering on the Avid Everywhere vision. With the simplified and connected experience the Avid MediaCentral platform brings, you can choose how you want to work, overcome challenges more quickly, and gain the edge you need to stand out in today's competitive industry.

Extend your I/O with the optional Duet breakout box

Available as an optional accessory, the Duet Breakout Box by Apogee is a solidly built aluminum device that features studio-quality I/O connectors and includes a 2-meter cable, enabling you to move your Pro Tools | Duet’s input and output connections away from your desktop to minimize cable clutter. It features two 1/4" inputs and two XLR inputs that support up to two simultaneous channels of input, and two balanced XLR outputs. (Please note that the breakout box does not enable extra I/O beyond the Pro Tools | Duet’s 2x4 capabilities.)

System requirements

Avid-qualified Mac or Windows-based computer for Pro Tools use

Compatibility

Pro Tools | Duet interface: Works with Pro Tools | Software, Pro Tools IO Control, and any other DAW software that supports ASIO, Core Audio, WDM, MME, or multi-client drivers
Plug-ins:
Pro Tools—Supports a wide range of 64-bit Avid and third-party AAX Native virtual instruments, effects, sound processors, and utility plug-ins
Third-party—Supports the associated plug-in formats when using the Pro Tools | Duet interface with third-party DAWs

What's included

  • Pro Tools | Duet audio interface
  • Pro Tools | Software activation card (requires activation and download)
  • AAX plug-in bundle with over 60 virtual instruments and effects (requires download)
  • Pro Tools IO Control EUCON-enabled software (requires download)
  • I/O breakout cable (with two combo mic/instrument/line inputs and two line outputs)
  • iLok 2 USB key (for Pro Tools authorization)
  • USB cable
  • Universal power supply with adapters for US/North America, UK, EU, AU, and JP
  • Quick Start guide

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Avid Apogee Duet Audio Interface + Pro Tools Software Bundle

  • Brand: Avid
  • Product Code: Avid Apogee Duet Aud Interfc+Pro Tools Softwr Bndl
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1,099.00

  • Ex Tax: $1,099.00

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