Apogee has unveiled the next generation of its popular Duet interface, the Duet 2. This new model features a new interface and upgraded components,including an OLED display. Other features include balanced outputs, independent speaker and headphone outputs, configurable touch pads and sampling rates of 44.1 to 192kHz.
The original Duet featured a nice streamlined design, which Duet 2 improves upon. Top-quality microphone pre-amp components make your microphones sound great when run through the Duet 2. The Duet 2 features a USB 2.0 Mac audio interface; combination Line/Mic/Instrument inputs; balanced line outputs; +20 dBu maximum output level; independent 1/4" stereo headphone output; microphone preamps with up to 75dB of gain A/D and D/A Conversion at 24-bit/192kHz; top panel high resolution OLED display; multi-function controller knob; two assignable top panel touch pads; mute speakers, headphones or all outputs; assign headphone to outputs 1-2,3-4 or low latency mixer; dim speakers, headphones, or all outputs; sum to mono speakers, headphones, or all outputs; selectable 48v phantom power; soft limit and phase invert. Price: $595.