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 input
1/4" MIDI Expression pedal input
Line-level, 1/4" stereo output for headphones, powered monitors or an instrument amplifier
A/D and D/A conversion @ 44.1/48kHz, 24-bit
5 Stompbox buttons, dynamically color coded to match software effects
5 Transport control buttons, dynamically lit when engaged
2 "Previous/Next" preset selection buttons
Control built into Apple's GarageBand '09, Logic Pro 9, and MainStage 2 software
Dimensions: 7" W x 18" L x 2.5" H
Computer: Mac, with an Intel or PowerPC G5 processor
Memory: 1 GB minimum of installed RAM, 2 GB recommended