Scan code: LN117942 Manufacturer code: APO0123

Apogee - 'Duet 3' 2×4 USB Audio Interface

Apogee - 'Duet 3' 2×4 USB Type C portable audio interface with world-class preamps, AD/DA conversion, 48V phantom power

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Scan code: LN117942 Manufacturer code: APO0123
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2×4 USB Audio Interface
Apogee - 'Duet 3'

apogee duet 3

Legendary Sound Quality & Total PortabilityBack in 2007 the first Apogee Duet far exceeded the expectations of what a home studio audio interface is capable of. Personal, professional and portable, Apogee reimagined independent recording and inspired new generations of musicians, producers with incredible sound quality, sleek design and an intuitive user interface. The Apogee Duet 3 brings enhanced performance and features in a stunning ultra-low profile and scratch resistant glass and aluminium enclosure.

At A Glance • Best-in-class Apogee AD/DA conversion
• 2×4 USB Type C audio interface with world-class preamps
• 2 USB Type C ports for connection and external power as needed
• Optimized for Apple Logic Pro X and compatible with all popular audio software
• Low profile design with aluminium body and scratch resistant top

Superior Sound Quality

apogee duet 3

Legendary AD/DA ConvertersThe Duet 3 is the result of decades of innovation and expertise, that delivers unmatched sound quality in its class. To get superior sound quality in a digital audio interface, it requires experienced engineering with AD/DA converters, digital clocking, analogue circuitry and power management technology to achieve a perfect blend of carefully selected components and meticulous design.

Featuring two inputs and four outputs of legendary Apogee AD/DA conversion, along with two world-class preamps, the Duet 3 is the perfect companion for your home and mobile studio. Connect microphones, guitars, keyboard and line level devices to capture every nuance. Monitor and mix with the full depth and dimension of your sound through two truly-balanced, line-level analogue outputs for speakers. You can also power your headphones with a zero-ohm headphone output for a dedicated headphone mix.

World Class Preamps

apogee duet 3

Clean & Precise RecordingOne of the most important components for high quality recording is the preamp, the pres in Apogee Duet are world-class. Featuring up to 60dB of gain and 48v phantom power, you can capture any audio source cleanly and precisely, even with even the most demanding microphones. Detailed Apogee engineering, keeps noise and distortion down, even as you crank up the gain.

Plug-In To On-board DSP

apogee duet 3

Zero LatencyWhen capturing your best performance, you need to dial in an inspiring sound quickly and easily. Very few things are more distracting than latency when trying to record. The Duet 3 gives you on-board hardware DSP for FX processing with the Symphony ECS Channel Strip (sold separately) so you can precisely shape your tone on input and give you great sounding tracks, all while eliminating the delay that can take place while recording.

The Symphony ECS Channel Strip, tuned by legendary mixer Bob Clearmountain, features EQ, Compression and Saturation controls that allow you to create the optimal blend of channel FX for tracking vocals or acoustic instruments. Select from several hand crafted Clearmountain presets and record with zero latency through Duet’s on-board hardware DSP.

Next Generation Control

apogee duet 3

Efficient WorkflowThe Apogee Control 2 software gives you total control of all Duet 3 functions and features including the Symphony ECS Channel Strip FX running on Duet’s hardware DSP.

Apogee Control 2 is shared across all current and select previous generation Apogee products and will allow Apogee support and engineering to quickly react to future macOS and Windows OS updates helping to ensure Duet 3 compatibility for your workstation.

Beautiful Inside & Out

apogee duet 3

Low-Profile, Modern DesignSound quality comes first, but great design is a close second. With you always being hands-on, controlling listening level and mic pre gain, the centerpiece of your studio should have a high-end look and feel. The Duet multi-function digital controller knob provides a smooth-feel for dialing in monitor levels and mic pre gain, while also giving the desktop interface style accents backlit with purple LEDs. Perfectly curved for ergonomic control on your desktop, the low profile body is finished with scratch-resistant cover glass for a modern look and sturdy feel.

Apogee Duet 3 - Premium USB Audio Interface with On-Board Hardware DSP

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Type USB Audio Interface
Computer Connectivity USB 2.0
Form Factor Portable
Simultaneous I/O 2 x 4
Number of Preamps 2 x mic
Phantom Power 48V
A/D Resolution 24-bit/192kHz
Analog Inputs 2 x 1/4" (instrument), 2 x XLR (mic/line)
Analog Outputs 2 x 1/4"
Headphones 1 x 1/8" (stereo)
OS Requirements - Mac macOS 10.15 or later
OS Requirements - PC Windows 10 Anniversay update or later
Power Supply USB bus powered
Computer Interface Type USB 2.0 Type-C
Connections (Input)
  • 2 x 6.35mm (1/4") Instrument
  • 2 x XLR / Jack Combo
Mic Preamps (Max) 2
Instrument Inputs (Max) 2
Phantom Power Yes
Sample Rate (Max) 192 kHz
Bit Resolution 24
iPad Compatible No
Connections (Output) 2 x 6.35mm (1/4") TRS Jack
Dimensions (mm)  
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN117942
Model Number APO0123
GTIN 1002133137

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