Apogee Duet 2 Now In Stock! The Best Just Got Better.
Apogee's Duet is the most respected portable audio interface ever and has been instrumental in the creation of numerous GRAMMY winning records. Apogee Duet 2 builds on the incredible success of its predecessor by incorporating customer feedback, adding new advanced features and delivering even better sound quality than the original.
The successor to the massively popular Apogee Duet is back in stock (for now!). Bringing a better performance, better sound quality and packed with new advanced features, Apogee Duet 2 includes a complete redesign of mic preamps and converters, a full colour OLED display, configurable touchpad's and USB 2.0 connectivity in comparison to the original Duet's Firewire port.
If you're looking to make studio quality recordings on the move, or wanting to turn your Mac into a pro recording studio, Duet 2 is your best bet. It's portability means you can record anything musical on the go, as well as giving you the ability to mix and hear your recordings with incredible detail thanks to the 4 balanced outs (including headphone) and its independent speaker.
Explore Apogee's Duet 2 capabilities with the video below, or scroll a little further take a look at our comparison chart to examine the differences between Duet 1 and Duet 2. (It'll help justify the difference in price!)
Apogee One and Duet 2: What's the difference?
|Computer Connectivity||FireWire 400||USB 2.0 High Speed|
|Sound Quality||1st Generation||2nd Generation|
|Roundtrip Latency Performance||32 buffer @ 96kHz = 4.6 ms
64 buffer @ 44.1kHz = 7.23 ms
|32 buffer @ 96kHz = 3.6 ms
64 buffer @ 44.1kHz = 5.8 ms
|Power||FireWire Bus Power||USB Bus Power (DC power optional)|
|Output Channels||2||4 (Stereo headphone out & L/R speaker outs)|
|Independent Headphone Out|
|Microphone Preamps Gain||up to 75dB||up to 75dB|
|Line Level Inout|
|Metering||LED Segments||Full Color OLED|
|Breakout Cable Design||2 XLR In, 2 1/4" In, 1 1/4" Out||2 Combi In, 2 1/4" Out|
|Maestro Version||Maestro 1||Maestro 2|
|Sum to Mono|
|Toggle Headphone Source|
|Core Audio Compatible|