Apogee Symphony I/O Mk II - 8x8 + 8 Mic Pres - Pro Tools HD

Multichannel Pro Tools HD Audio Interface with 8 x 8 Analog I/O, 8 x 8 AES/Optical I/O, and 8 Mic Preamps - Mac
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$4,690.00

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Apogee Symphony I/O Mk II - 8x8 + 8 Mic Pres - Pro Tools HD
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Next-gen Apogee Interface for Pro Tools HD

Since 1985, Apogee has been developing some of the finest pro audio technology, including the famous X-series and Rosetta series converters, the Big Ben master clock, Trak2 mic preamps, Symphony PCI protocol, and Symphony I/O. Now, they put all that experience into their state-of-the-art next-generation multichannel audio interface. Symphony I/O Mk II boasts Apogee's latest flagship AD/DA conversion, as well as ultra-flexible modular I/O that offers up to 32 inputs and outputs and a fast, user-friendly touchscreen display. If your audio production requirements put you on technology's cutting edge, you'll want to equip your studio with Apogee's Symphony I/O Mk II.

Apogee Symphony I/O Mk II Pro Tools HD at a Glance:
  • Harness the sonic potential of Pro Tools HD
  • A system that fits your present and future needs
  • Symphony I/O Mk II Pro Tools HD 8 x 8 + 8 features flexible modular I/O
Harness the sonic potential of Pro Tools HD

If you're a Pro Tools HD user who requires a multichannel audio interface with stellar sound quality and outstanding dollar-per-channel value, Apogee designed the Symphony I/O Mk II HD for you. Whether your studio is Mac or PC based, Symphony I/O Mk II HD connects directly to the Digilink port on your Pro Tools HD Native, HDX, or Core/Accel system.

A system that fits your present and future needs

Available in several different configurations, Symphony I/O has you covered whether you're running a home studio, a project studio, a scoring stage, or a world-class commercial facility. Apogee offers four basic I/O schemes: 2 x 6, 8 x 8, 16 x 16, or 8 x 8 with eight mic preamps. And it's easy to expand your setup as your needs grow. Featuring two module slots, your Symphony I/O Mk II system can accommodate up to 32 inputs and outputs of A/D and D/A conversion per unit. At Sweetwater, we're very impressed with the Symphony I/O Mk II. Cutting-edge performance, flexibility, and amazing value - the Symphony I/O Mk II provides exactly what we expect from Apogee.

Symphony I/O Mk II Pro Tools HD 8 x 8 + 8 features flexible modular I/O

Microphone, Analog, and Digital Inputs:

  • Microphone - eight pristine, digitally controlled 85dB mic preamps
  • Instrument - four 1/4" hi-Z inputs, hot-level capable
  • Analog In - eight balanced inputs on one 25-pin D-Sub connector
  • Inserts - eight software-assignable balanced analog insert points
  • AES-EBU In - eight inputs on one 25-pin D-Sub connector
  • Optical In - supports ADAT, SMUX, and S/PDIF:
    • ADAT - eight channels; 44.1kHz-48kHz on one TOSlink connector
    • SMUX - eight channels; 88.2kHz-96kHz on two TOSlink connectors
    • S/PDIF - two channels; up to 96kHz on one TOSlink connector
  • S/PDIF Coaxial In - two channels; up to 192kHz on one RCA connector

Analog and Digital Outputs:

  • Analog Out - eight balanced outputs on one 25-pin D-Sub connector
  • Inserts - eight software-assignable balanced analog insert points
  • AES-EBU Out - eight outputs on one 25-pin D-Sub connector
  • Optical Out - supports ADAT, SMUX, and S/PDIF:
    • ADAT - eight channels; 44.1kHz-48kHz on one TOSlink connector
    • SMUX - eight channels; 88.2kHz-96kHz on two TOSlink connectors
    • S/PDIF - two channels; up to 96kHz on one TOSlink connector
  • S/PDIF Coaxial Out - two channels; up to 192kHz on one RCA connector
Apogee Symphony I/O Mk II Pro Tools HD Interface Features:
  • Apogee's next-gen multichannel audio interface
  • Class-leading AD/DA conversion
  • Connects directly to Pro Tools HD Native, HDX, or Core/Accel systems
  • Ultra-low 1.35mS latency
  • Flexible modular I/O
  • User-friendly 4.3" TFT touchscreen display and front-panel controls
  • Easy to expand your setup as your needs grow
  • Outstanding per-channel value
Step up to the state-of-the-art with Apogee Symphony I/O Mk II!

What Does "Special Order" Mean?

A special-order product is one that we don't normally keep in stock. We order it from the manufacturer as soon as you order from us. We have great relationships with all the manufacturers we carry, so we can get your special order to you as fast as or faster than anyone else. Remember that special orders are non-returnable and non-cancelable, so make sure the item is right for you. A Sweetwater Sales Engineer can help you decide — call (800) 222-4700 for assistance!

Tech Specs

Computer Connectivity Mini-DigiLink, USB
Form Factor Rackmount
Simultaneous I/O 8 x 8
A/D Resolution 44.1kHz-192kHz
Analog Inputs 4 x 1/4" (instrument), 1 x DB-25
Analog Outputs 1 x DB-25, 1 x 1/4" (headphones)
Digital Inputs 1 x Toslink (S/PDIF, ADAT, SMUX), 1 x Toslink (SMUX), 1 x Coax (S/PDIF)
Digital Outputs 1 x DB-25 (AES), 1 x Toslink (S/PDIF, ADAT, SMUX), 1 x Coax (S/PDIF)
Inserts DB-25 In/Out (8 channels)
Clock I/O 2 x In, 2 x Out
Data I/O HD Mini-DigiLink port, USB Type B
Rack Spaces 2U
Height 3.5"
Width 19"
Depth 11.5"
Manufacturer Part Number SYM2-8x8S2-A8MP PTHD

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