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Apogee Announces Symphony I/O Mk II Connect Series

The Symphony I/O Mk II 8×8 MP and Symphony I/O Mk II 16 MP Connect series audio interfaces deliver Symphony-quality sound with robust, high-performance AD/DA converters and Apogee’s Advanced Step Gain ArchitectureTM mic preamps at unprecedented prices. Using cutting edge components and a simplified, optimized analog circuit design, Apogee engineers were able to place more AD/DA converters and mic preamps on a single module board.The result is a single Symphony I/O Mk II with up 32 mic preamps at an unprecedented price for Symphony Quality and an extremely competitive price for the market. With industry leading sound quality and scalable, high density I/O configurations for Dante®, Pro Tools® HD and Thunderbolt® systems, the Symphony Connect series is the ideal choice for broadcast, live sound, education, post, houses of worship and recording studio facilities.

Symphony I/O Mk II Connect Series Highlights

• New Symphony analog input with Advanced Stepped Gain mic preamp and Industry leading A/D Conversion
Mic pre:
— Up to 72 dB of gain in 1 dB increments, noiseless gain adjustment
— +26 dBu maximum input level
— Improved Common mode noise rejection and EMI suppression for optimal performance
— Switchable impedance (2.4k/10k ohms) to support passive mic splitting in Live sound applications
• Control all mic preamps from Symphony I/O’s front-panel, the optional Apogee hardware remote control, or in Apogee control software
• Simplified and optimized signal path – fewer components, higher channel count, same flagship audio quality
• Available in configurations of 8, 16, 24, or 32 flagship mic preamps per unit
• Connect to Dante, Pro Tools HD, and Thunderbolt systems

Availability:  Q1 2020
Base Model Price:  $5790 for 8×8 Analog I/O + 8 Mic Pre + AES/Optical I/O

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