The Symphony I/O Mk II comes with direct connectivity to one of three different platforms - Thunderbolt, Pro Tools® HD or Waves SoundGrid® network. 8x8 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.
Analog IN: 8 balanced inputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector
AES-EBU IN: 8 inputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector (192k single wide compatible)
Optical IN: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHzSMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHzS/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 96 kHzCoax IN: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz
Analog OUT: 8 balanced outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector
AES-EBU OUT: 8 outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector (192k single wide compatible)
Optical OUT: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHzSMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHzS/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 96 kHzCoax OUT: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz
Best AD/DA conversion of any Thunderbolt audio interfaceUp to 32 channels of modular analog I/O with optional 8 mic preampsBest per-channel value of any interface in its categoryChoice of Thunderbolt, Pro Tools® HD (Mac/PC) or Waves SoundGrid® connectivityUltra-low latency performanceIntuitive touchscreen display and front panel controlDesigned in California, Built in the U.S.A.
Analog to Digital
THD+N: -114dB @ 22dBu (0.00020%)Dynamic range: 122dB A weightedMaximum input levels: +4dB setting: +24dBu, -10dB setting: +6dBVFrequency 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 weightedMax output levels - to +24dBuFrequency response at 44.1 kHz: dc to 20kHz (+/- 0.05dB)Output impedance: 25 OhmOutputs are balanced through Apogee's proprietary Perfect Symmetry Circuitry (PSC)
1 stereo 1/4 headphone output on front panelTHD+N: -110dB @19dBu into 600 Ohm (=80mW), -101dB @14dBu into 32 Ohm (=470mW)Dynamic Range: 121db A weightedOutput: 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 aboveHD: Any Mac or PC running Pro Tools HD 9 or greater
Symphony I/O Mk II InterfacePower CableQuick Start GuideWarranty Booklet
Symphony I/O Mk II Dimensions
Inches: 17.75 (19 with Rack Ears) x 11.5 x 3.5Centimeters: 45 (48.26 with Rack Ears) x 29.2 x 8.9
GTIN (UPC/EAN) : 805676301556
Manufacturer Part Number : SYM2-8X8S2