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Apogee Jam X USB Instrument Interface

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An instrument interface with built-in analog compression and overdrive.

The Apogee Jam X is a premium audio interface designed for recording your guitar, bass guitar, or keyboards on your Mac, Windows computer or iPad Pro. Jam X also works with your iPhone.* Connect headphones and any instrument with a pickup to Jam X and dial in the perfect sound using Jam X‘s Analog Compressor presets - Vintage Blue Stomp, Purple Squeeze, & Smooth Leveler. The simplicity and portability of Jam X make it ideal for capturing your best take anywhere you go. And, the ease of use and sound quality make Jam X a must-have for beginners and pros.
*Lightning cable sold separately

Built-In Analog Compressor

Jam X’s built-in analog compressor introduces an all-new feature to the Jam family, delivering a total tonal experience that no other interface in this category can touch. Choose from three different presets that will respond to how much you drive the input gain. With Jam X you will have an endless amount of inspiration in developing your own clean tone aesthetic.

Crank it up - Headphones or Powered Monitors

Whether you’re monitoring as you play and record with your favorite app, or streaming music, the stereo output on Jam X dramatically improves the playback quality of your audio. With high-resolution sample rates up to 96k and ample headroom, Jam X delivers incredible clarity and plenty of volume to your headphones or powered speakers.

Blend Mode - Never Miss A Beat

Stay in the rhythmic pocket with Blend mode, allowing you to record with absolutely no vibe-killing latency (delay). To listen exclusively through your virtual amp software, turn off Blend with a click of a button.

The Ins and Outs - Connection Options

Connect any instrument-level input you can imagine to your computer or iOS device using Jam X. Synth and keyboard, electric guitar and bass, dynamic microphone* and acoustic instrument with a pickup—it all works. Jam X is a complete audio interface that lets you monitor your recording and playing too with a premium 1/8" output for headphones or powered speakers.
*Impedance transformer required


  • Apogee’s PureDIGITAL connection for pristine sound quality
  • Works with guitar, bass, keyboards, synths, or any acoustic instrument with pickups
  • Built-in Analog Compressor
  • Includes 3 Presets
  • Smooth Leveler (low amount of compression)
  • Purple Squeeze (medium amount of compression)
  • Vintage Blue Stomp (aggressive amount of compression).
  • 1/8" output connects to headphones or powered speakers
  • 1/4" studio quality instrument input
  • 24-bit/96kHz high resolution audio
  • Rugged metal body
  • Blend Mode—Record with zero latency
  • No configuration necessary–Just plug in and play with any audio recording app
  • Connect to Mac and Windows computers
  • Compatible with the Apogee ASIO Driver for Windows
  • Connect to iPad Pro with Type C port

Order the Apogee Jam X USB instrument interface today.


Jam X USB Instrument Interface Specifications:

Input features
  • Analog Compressor with 3 compression preset
  • settings
  • Clean and overdrive settings
Cables included
  • USB cable (Type C)
  • USB cable (Type A)
  • Lightning to USB Type A (sold separately)
Connection specifications
  • Micro USB
  • Any computer with a USB Type-C or USB Type-A port
  • Any iPad with a USB Type-C port
  • Works with iOS Lightning devices (cable sold separately)
Product dimensions
  • Weight: 0.25 lbs (0.11 kg)
  • Length: 4.0” (10.16 cm)
  • Width: 1.5” (3.81 cm)
  • Depth: .95” (2.41 cm)
Product Specifications
  • Max Gain: 36dB
  • Max Input Level: 18dBu
  • Max Headphone output level: 8dBu (1.9Vrms) 100mW into 32 ohm
  • 3 Compression Presets
In the box
  • Apogee jamx
  • Getting started links
  • Warranty information
  • USB cable (Type C)
  • USB cable (Type A)
Bundled Software
  • Extended 60-Day Trial of Tim Henson’s Archetype Plugin from Neural DSP
  • Ableton Live Lite
  • Apogee ASIO Driver for Windows—free download

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