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Part #PTDUET

MFR Part #9935-65936-00

Pro Tools | Duet is now available to customers with a Pro Tools perpetual license, coming with a 2-year Annual Upgrade Plan to compliment their existing system. This offer ends on September 30, 2016.  More
MSRP: $799

Availability: In stock

$799.00

Your personal professional music studio

Turn those ideas in your head into pro-quality productions. Designed for singer/songwriters and loop-based musicians, Pro Tools | Duet makes it easy to create and mix music. And you'll sound absolutely amazing. Discover infinite creative possibilities with Pro Tools software. Connect your favorite gear for recording. Plus, get a free year of Pro Tools upgrades and your choice of two additional premium plug-ins included at no extra charge. Don’t blend in—showcase your talent and stand out from the crowd with Pro Tools | Duet.

Get the creative edge

Pro Tools | Duet gives you the best of both worlds—award-winning Pro Tools software, used by the world's top artists, producers, and engineers, and the legendary sound of the Duet by Apogee interface. You get a complete and truly portable music creation system that delivers exceptional performance, quality, and value—in your studio and on the go.

Connect your gear

With the included breakout cable, you can connect any combination of up to two mics, guitars, basses, and synths for recording. Then monitor your sound (or send audio to outboard gear) using the two line/speaker outputs. You can even connect a MIDI keyboard or DJ controller directly to the interface through USB MIDI I/O.

Dial in amazing sound

Take hands-on control of your mix using the multifunction controller knob and two touchpads. Toggle through inputs and outputs. Tweak volume levels. Get quick access to output functions. With convenient control right at your fingertips, you can eliminate time spent clicking around with your mouse.

Scope your status

Keep an eye on your mix with the high-resolution, full color OLED display. With visual feedback for everything from metering, I/O details, and input grouping, to phantom power and other status indicators, you'll always know exactly where your session stands.


WINDOWS
OS Avid-qualified Windows-based computer for Pro Tools use (see details)

 

MAC
OS Avid-qualified Mac-based computer for Pro Tools use (see details)

 

COMPATIBILITY
PRO TOOLS  |  DUET INTERFACE
Software Works with Pro Tools, 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

 

SPECIFICATIONS
INPUTS, PREAMPS, AND OUTPUTS
Analog inputs

Two combo mic/instrument/line connections (XLR and 1/4") via breakout cable:

  • Combination line inputs: balanced, +20 dBu max
  • Mic/instrument inputs: +20 dBu/+14 dBu max
Mic preamps

Two mic preamps:

  • Gain: Up to 75 dB
  • EIN: 128 dB (unweighted) @ 60 dB, 150 Ohm input
  • Max input level: +20 dBu
  • Input impedance: 3K Ohm
Hi-Z
  • Max input level: 14 dBu
  • Input impedance: >2M Ohm 
Analog outputs

Four analog outputs:

  • Two 1/4" balanced line/speaker outputs via breakout cable (+20 dBu max output level)
  • One built-in 1/4" stereo headphone output
FEATURES
Connections
  • High-speed USB 2.0—For connecting to a Mac or Windows-based computer
  • MIDI I/O (USB-A type connector)—For connecting a CoreMIDI-compatible keyboard, synth, or DJ controller
Max audio resolution 24-bit/192 kHz
A/D conversion
  • Max input level (+4 dBu ref): +20 dBu
  • Max input level (-10 dBV ref): +6 dBV
  • Input impedance: 5K Ohm
  • Frequency response (20 Hz–20 kHz): > +/-0.2 dB @ 44.1 kHz
  • Relative THD + N: -106 dB @ 96 kHz
  • Dynamic range: 114 dB, A-weighted
D/A conversion
  • Max output level (+4 dBu ref): +20 dBu
  • Max output level (-10 dBV ref): +6 dBV
  • Line output impedance: 90 Ohm
  • Max headphone level output: 19 dBu
  • HPH output impedance: 30 Ohm
  • Frequency response (20 Hz–20 kHz): > +/- 0.05 dB @ 44.1 kHz
  • Relative THD + N: -113 dB @ 96 kHz
  • Dynamic range: 123 dB, A-weighted
Phantom power 48V, selectable on analog inputs
Soft Limit Selectable on analog inputs
Phase invert Selectable on analog inputs
Low-latency monitoring Complete input/output control with Pro Tools IO Control software (works on Mac and Windows)
Control knob Multifunction controller enables you to select functions and set input and output levels
Meter display Full color, high-resolution OLED display for viewing input and output levels and settings
Touchpads

Two configurable top-panel touchpads enable you to:

  • Mute speakers, headphones, or all outputs
  • Dim speakers, headphones, or all outputs
  • Sum to mono speakers, headphones, or all outputs
  • Assign headphones to outputs 1-2, 3-4, or low-latency mixer
  • Clear meters
GENERAL
Dimensions (W x D x H) 4 x 6.3 x 1.5 in (10.2 x 16 x 3.8 cm)
Weight 1.1 lb (0.5 kg)
Power USB bus-powered on Mac; DC power supply included for PC use
  • Pro Tools | Duet audio interface
  • Pro Tools software 1-year subscription (includes access to new releases, bonus plug-ins, and support; requires download)
  • Choice of one Avid Tier 2 plug-in
  • Choice of one Avid Tier 3 plug-in
  • Pro Tools IO Control software (requires download)
  • I/O breakout cable
  • iLok 2 USB key
  • USB cable
  • Universal power supply with adapters
  • Quick Start guide

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Featuring incredible A/D-D/A conversion, pristine mic preamps, and pro-grade I/O, Pro Tools | Duet and Pro Tools | Quartet audio interfaces deliver everything you need to create studio-quality recordings. And now, you can upgrade your I/O and stay current with the latest Pro Tools upgrades and innovations.

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  • Create highly detailed, studio-quality recordings up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution
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  • Record up to four simultaneous mic or instrument inputs
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Stay on the cutting-edge of audio production—buy Pro Tools | Duet or Pro Tools | Quartet today or contact your local reseller and get free Pro Tools upgrades.

* Pro Tools | Duet and Pro Tools | Quartet include a Pro Tools activation card. If you do not own Pro Tools, you can use the card to activate a 1-year Subscription license. If you own Pro Tools and have an Annual Upgrade Plan, you can use this card to extend your upgrade plan for an additional two years.

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