The Apogee GiO is a studio quality guitar interface that turns your Mac into the ultimate guitar rig for recording, rehearsing, or performing live on stage.
The GiO unlocks total control of the virtual guitar amps and effects in GarageBand, Logic, and MainStage through a single foot controller and professional audio interface. Easily turn effects on and off, select presets and control recording functions without ever letting your hands leave your guitar. With Apogee's industry-leading conversion and preamps, you won't need to lug around an amp or other heavy gear to sound amazing.
Who is GiO for
GiO is great for any guitar player with a Mac looking for a wide variety of virtual amps, effects and guitar tones for recording, rehearsing, or live performance. It's easy to connect GiO and start rocking.
Unbalanced 1/4" high impedance instrument input1/4" MIDI Expression pedal inputLine-level, 1/4" stereo output for headphones, powered monitors or an instrument amplifierA/D and D/A conversion @ 44.1/48kHz, 24-bit5 Stompbox buttons, dynamically color coded to match software effects5 Transport control buttons, dynamically lit when engaged2 "Previous/Next" preset selection buttonsControl built into Apple's GarageBand '09, Logic Pro 9, and MainStage 2 softwareDimensions: 7" W x 18" L x 2.5" H
Computer: Mac, with an Intel or PowerPC G5 processorMemory: 1 GB minimum of installed RAM, 2 GB recommendedOS: 10.5.7 or greaterApple's GarageBand '09, Logic Pro 9, MainStage 2, Logic Express 9Connection and Power: USB, powered by any available USB port on the computer