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Apogee Symphony I/O MKII Dante Chassis with 8x8 Analog I/O + 8x8 AES/Optical I/O + 2-Ch S/PDIF

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Overview

Ultimate sound quality meets the most popular audio-over-IP network.

Symphony I/O Mk II is a multi-channel audio interface featuring Apogee’s flagship AD/DA
conversion, modular, configurable I/O (up to 32 inputs and outputs), intuitive touchscreen
display and optional world-class microphone preamps. Designed to deliver professional sound
quality for audio recording, mixing and mastering, Symphony I/O Mk II is the ultimate music
production centerpiece for any modern studio.

And now, with the Symphony I/O Mk II Dante

option card and a simple ethernet cable, Symphony I/O Mk II can be easily connected and
shared across post production, broadcast, live sound or recording studio networks, unleashing
legendary sound quality on the world’s most popular audio-over-IP solution. The Symphony I/O
Mk II Dante option card also includes Pro Tools HD connectivity for integration of Pro Tools HD
systems into a Dante network environment. No other Dante-enabled audio interface offers this
level of quality, flexibility and modularity.

Modular and Configurable
The Symphony I/O Mk II Dante option card uses Audinate’s Brooklyn II module which features
plug-and-play media networking for up to 32 bidirectional channels at 96kHz and 16
bidirectional channels up to 192k. The system can be configured with a number of custom
options ranging from 8-32 analog I/O channels. Symphony I/O MK II Dante allows up to 32
channels with ProTools and redundant Dante connectivity to be fitted into a single two space
rack device providing the smallest footprint available with this feature set.

Available Configurations

Symphony I/O Mk II 2×6 Dante + PTHD
Symphony I/O Mk II 8×8 Dante + PTHD
Symphony I/O Mk II 16×16 Dante PTHD
Symphony I/O Mk II 8×8+8 Mic Pre Dante + PTHD
Symphony I/O Mk II 16×16+8 Mic Pre Dante + PTHD
Symphony I/O Mk II 24×24 Dante + PTHD
Symphony I/O Mk II 32×32 Dante + PTHD

Pro Tools HD Over IP Made Easy
With the included Pro Tools HD peripheral port, Symphony I/O Mk II lets you route audio
between your Pro Tools session, the Dante network and Symphony I/O modules, no need for an
additional, stand-alone box.

Apogee Network Control Software
Symphony I/O Mk II features Apogee Network Control Software. Apogee Network Control gives
you remote, software access to all Symphony I/O Mk II settings. From your computer you can
calibrate all channels, set output monitor levels, select analog level type, adjust mic-pre gain
and more. Drag and drop setup and color coding let you create custom view that let you see up
to 6 devices in a single window. Apogee Network Control works on macOS and Windows 10
computers and is compatible with the Apogee Control hardware remote.

About Dante
Developed by Audinate, Dante enables digital audio distribution over standard Ethernet
networks. Dante allows audio, control, and all other data to coexist on the same network in an
ultra-low latency environment and with near-perfect synchronization. The Dante Controller
software and network management features make even the most complex network
configuration quick and easy.

Features

  • Best AD/DA conversion of any Thunderbolt™ audio interface
  • Up to 32 channels of modular analog I/O with optional 8 mic preamps
  • Original Symphony I/O modules are compatible with new Mk II chassis
  • Best per-channel value of any interface in its category
  • Choice of Thunderbolt, Pro Tools® HD (Mac/PC) or Waves SoundGrid® connectivity
  • -Dante connectivity coming soon
  • Ultra-low latency performance – 1.35 ms with Thunderbolt and Logic Pro X
  • All new, highly customizable Symphony Control software provides easy access to all I/O parameters
  • Intuitive touchscreen display and front panel control
  • Designed in California, Built in the U.S.A.

High-capacity interface for over-IP audio. Order today.

Specs

Symphony I/O MKII Dante Chassis with 8x8 Analog I/O + 8x8 AES/Optical I/O + 2-Ch S/PDIF Specifications:

  • Analog to Digital: THD+N: -115dB @ 22dBu (0.00020%) unweighted
  • Dynamic range: 122dB A weighted
  • Maximum input levels: +4dB setting: +24dBu
  • -10dB setting: +6dBV
  • Frequency response at 44.1kHz: 1-20,000 Hz (+/- 0.05dB)
  • Input impedance: 10K
  • Digital to Analog: THD+N: -119dB @ 21dBu (0.00014%) unweighted
  • Dynamic Range: 126dB A weighted
  • Max output levels – ∞ to +24dBu
  • Frequency response at 44.1 kHz: dc to 20kHz (+/- 0.05dB)
  • Output impedance: 50 Ohm
  • Outputs are balanced through Apogee’s proprietary Perfect Symmetry Circuitry (PSC)
  • Headphone Output: 1 stereo 1/4″ headphone output on front panel
  • THD+N: -110dB @19dBu into 600 Ohm (=80mW)
  • -101dB @14dBu into 32 Ohm (=470mW)
  • Dynamic Range: 121db A weighted
  • Output: Apogee’s proprietary Constant Current Drive™ provides smooth frequency response with any headphones
  • Operating System: Thunderbolt: Mac OS only 10.10 and above
  • HD: Any Mac or PC running Pro Tools HD 9 or greater
  • Software Compatibility: Thunderbolt: Logic Pro or any Core Audio compatible application on Mac OS X
  • HD: Pro Tools HD 9 or greater
  • Package Contents: Symphony I/O Mk II Interface
  • Symphony I/O Mk II Dimensions: Inches: 17.75 (19 with Rack Ears) x 11.5 x 3.5
  • Centimeters: 45 (48.26 with Rack Ears) x 29.2 x 8.9
  • I/O Module Box
  • Inches: 13.75 x 12.25 x 3.25
  • Centimeters: 34.9 x 31.1 x 8.3
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