The Symphony I/O Mk II comes with direct connectivity to one of three different platforms - Thunderbolt, Pro Tools® HD or Waves SoundGrid® network. 16x16 Analog via Thunderbolt.
Symphony I/O Mk II is a multi-channel audio interface featuring Apogee's newest flagship AD/DA conversion, modular 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.
Input and Output Flexibility
There is a Symphony I/O Mk II solution for everyone; the home studio, project studio, commercial recording studio and scoring stage. Choose from four base I/O configurations, 2x6, 8x8, 16x16, or 8x8 with 8 mic preamps and easily expand as your studio grows. With two module slots and the capacity for up to 32 inputs and outputs of A/D & D/A conversion per unit, Symphony I/O Mk II offers the best per-channel value of any interface in its category.
Legendary Sound Quality
Apogee engineers have made it their passion to improve every new flagship product by using the latest in electrical components and designing optimized circuitry that often exceeds the expectations of the component manufacturer. This is the Apogee Advantage. Symphony I/O Mk II is the culmination of this 30 year commitment and raises the bar on all Apogee products before it with even better audio clarity and sonic transparency. In fact, when equipped with either the new 8x8 or 16x16 Mk II I/O modules, Symphony I/O Mk II outperforms all other multi-channel audio interfaces available for Pro Tools HD or Thunderbolt based systems, making it the flagship audio interface for the entire professional audio industry and the obvious choice for countless GRAMMY winning artists, producers, songwriters and engineers.
Best AD/DA conversion of any Thunderbolt audio interface
Up to 32 channels of modular analog I/O with optional 8 mic preamps
Best per-channel value of any interface in its category
Choice of Thunderbolt, Pro Tools® HD (Mac/PC) or Waves SoundGrid® connectivity
Ultra-low latency performance
Intuitive touchscreen display and front panel control
Designed in California, Built in the U.S.A.
Analog to Digital:
THD+N: -114dB @ 22dBu (0.00020%)
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: -117dB @ 21dBu (0.00014%)
Dynamic Range: 129dB A weighted
Max output levels - to +24dBu
Frequency response at 44.1 kHz: dc to 20kHz (+/- 0.05dB)
Output impedance: 25 Ohm
Outputs are balanced through Apogee's proprietary Perfect Symmetry Circuitry (PSC)
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
90-240VAC, 50-60Hz, 150W
Thunderbolt: Mac OS only 10.9.5 and above
HD: Any Mac or PC running Pro Tools HD 9 or greater
Symphony I/O Mk II Interface
Quick Start Guide
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