The Apogee Electronics Symphony I/O Mk II Dante / Pro Tools Audio Interface with 16×16 Analog I/O and 8 Microphone Preamps is an audio interface designed to deliver flexible inputs and outputs and premium audio quality for recording and mixing engineers using Dante audio networks and Pro Tools HD.
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The Apogee Electronics Symphony I/O Mk II Dante / Pro Tools Audio Interface with 16×16 Analog I/O and 8 Microphone Preamps is an audio interface designed to deliver flexible inputs and outputs and premium audio quality for recording and mixing engineers using Dante audio networks and Pro Tools HD systems in broadcast, post-production, studio, and live stage applications. The included I/O card provides sixteen channels of analog inputs and outputs via DB25 connectors. Additionally, the A8MP card grants you eight high-gain microphone preamplifiers, four 1/4″ Hi-Z inputs, and eight insert sends and returns.
Its two Dante ports and BNC wordclock I/O ensure simple connectivity with digital devices in a Dante network, and the Mini-DigiLink port and Loop Sync I/O allow compatibility with Pro Tools HD systems. With this Symphony I/O Mk II interface, you can efficiently route high-resolution multichannel audio between your Pro Tools session, Dante network, and Symphony I/O modules.
The Apogee Electronics Symphony I/O Mk II Dante Chassis is an audio interface chassis designed to provide direct connectivity to Dante audio networks and Pro Tools HD systems for recording and mixing engineers in broadcast, post-production, studio, and live stage applications. It features primary and secondary Dante ports, a Mini-DigiLink port, BNC loop sync I/O, and BNC word clock I/O. A stereo 1/4″ headphone jack enables quick and effective monitoring with a variety of headphone impedances.
Configure and control the chassis via the color touchscreen display and large rotary control on the front panel, or enjoy comprehensive remote control of its settings by using Apogee’s Network Control software on your macOS or Windows 10 computer. Install multiple I/O cards (available separately) for up to thirty-two channels of analog inputs and outputs.The Symphony I/O Mk II is made in the USA and ships with a power cable.
The 16×16 Mk II Module from Apogee is a sixteen-channel analog input and sixteen-channel analog output module for the Symphony I/O Mk II. The module occupies one of the two slots available on the chassis. Additionally, two-channel coaxial S/PDIF input and output is also provided. The A/D circuit has been refined to offer a streamlined circuit design, resulting in the most transparent signal path to the A/D stage possible. A dual-sum A/D stage is utilized where two conversion stages are summed for each analog channel, offering the lowest distortion and the greatest dynamic range of any A/D converter Apogee has ever designed.
The D/A section has been optimized with a more powerful and robust output driver that is capable of driving virtually any input without a decrease in performance, regardless of the load presented by the connected gear. The analog inputs and outputs are offered on DB25 connectors and require optionalbreakout cables, available in various configurations to suit individual requirements.
The A8MP from Apogee is a module for the company’s Symphony system that enhances the system’s analog input by adding 8 microphone preamps. Additionally, up to 4 instrument inputs can be connected directly to the module and twin D-Sub connectors deliver 8 fully balanced inserts points.
Microphones do not connect directly to the Mic Preamp Module. They must be connected to the analog inputs of an analog I/O Module that has been installed in slot 1 of the Symphony chassis. The microphone preamps are then enabled in the Maestro software. Phantom power can also be enabled individually from the software.