Apogee Ensemble Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt Audio Interface 24 Bit / 192 kHz

  • Total of 30 inputs and 34 outputs (analogue and digital added)
  • Very low latency thanks to special 32-Bit driver technology, which also relieves the CPU of the computer
  • AppESS Sabre32 DAC with 32-Bit Playback Engine
  • Microphone preamp with up to 75 dB stepped gain, 48 V phantom power and soft limit
  • Built-in condensation microphone with ball characteristics for recording and talkback function
  • 4 Assignable buttons for talkback or output settings such as selection, mute, dim and sum to mono
  • 2 High-resolution OLED displays
  • 2 Rotary knobs
  • 10 Buttons for input selection
  • 10 Analogue inputs- 4x Mic/Line/Instrument
  • 4x Mic and 2x Guitar Hi-Z with Direct Out for looping to the amp
  • Channel 1 and 2 with insert send/return 6.3 mm jack
  • 2 Balanced 6.3 mm jack main outputs
  • Balanced outputs 3-10 per Sub-D cable
  • 2 Stereo headphone outputs with controller 6.3 mm jack - can be assigned independently
  • S/PDIF coax input/output
  • Wordclock BNC input/output
  • 2 Optical inputs/outputs for ADAT (16 channels)
  • SMUX (8 channels) and S/PDIF (4 channels)
  • 2 Thunderbolt 2 connections
  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.9.3 or higher
  • Control all input and output parameters with the Apogee Control Software iOS app
  • Optionally expandable with Apogee Control Hardware (optionally available under Article Nr 399527), Apogee Element Interface or another Apogee Ensemble (all not included)
  • Format: 19" / 1U
  • Including Waves special offer: Varied software offer, directly via manufacturer

Attention: No Thunderbolt cable included.

Further information

Recording / Playback Channels 28x32
Number of Mic Inputs 8
Number of Line Inputs 8
Number of Instrument Inputs 6
Number of Line Outputs 10
Headphone Outs 2
Phantom Power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 1
Number of ADAT Connectors 2
AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Other Connectors No
MIDI Connectors No
Word Clock 1xIn, 1xOut
Max. Samplerate 192 kHz
Max. Resolution in Bit 24 bit
Bus-Powered No
Incl. Power Supply Yes
Windows Driver No
Thunderbolt Version 2
Width in mm 482 mm
Depth in mm 30,8 mm
Height in mm 44 mm
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Apogee Ensemble. Wowwwww

Raj, 29.08.2015
Purchased this product early this year and i love it. Just works. Recorded vocal, guitar and drums so far. Using it with my mac mini. Running Logic Pro and never had any issue. This is a great and a great product. It has got all features i need to record. I fully recommend it.
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Sergiosergio01, 25.03.2015
No latency, excellent preamps, easy Maestro software, intuitive manipulations, this card is a success. Obviously it's expensive, but listening to the preamps, we do not regret. I would even say that if one combines the price of a concurente card of good quality and without preamp with that of 8 preamp of comparable quality, finally, it is the current solution the least expensive for the one who wants a good card and 8 good Preamplifiers. Used with Logic X, I did not encounter any problems, installation or use. I tested the adat connections that worked without pre-setting. I will come back later to enrich my evaluation, when I will have really tested everything.
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