Apogee Symphony I/O MKII Dante Chassis with 8x8 Analog I/O + 8x8 AES/Optical I/O + 2-Ch S/PDIF

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  • Model # SYM2-8X8S2-DANTE

Symphony I/O Mk II is a multi-channel audio interface featuring Apogee’s flagship AD/DAconversion, modular, configurable I/O (up to 32 inputs and outputs), intuitive touchscreendisplay and optional wo… Learn More

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Ultimate sound quality meets the most popular audio-over-IP network.

Symphony I/O Mk II is a multi-channel audio interface featuring Apogee’s flagship AD/DAconversion, modular, configurable I/O (up to 32 inputs and outputs), intuitive touchscreendisplay and optional world-class microphone preamps. Designed to deliver professional soundquality for audio recording, mixing and mastering, Symphony I/O Mk II is the ultimate musicproduction centerpiece for any modern studio. And now, with the Symphony I/O Mk II Danteoption card and a simple ethernet cable, Symphony I/O Mk II can be easily connected andshared across post production, broadcast, live sound or recording studio networks, unleashinglegendary sound quality on the world’s most popular audio-over-IP solution. The Symphony I/OMk II Dante option card also includes Pro Tools HD connectivity for integration of Pro Tools HDsystems into a Dante network environment. No other Dante-enabled audio interface offers thislevel of quality, flexibility and modularity.Modular and ConfigurableThe Symphony I/O Mk II Dante option card uses Audinate’s Brooklyn II module which featuresplug-and-play media networking for up to 32 bidirectional channels at 96kHz and 16bidirectional channels up to 192k. The system can be configured with a number of customoptions ranging from 8-32 analog I/O channels. Symphony I/O MK II Dante allows up to 32channels with ProTools and redundant Dante connectivity to be fitted into a single two spacerack device providing the smallest footprint available with this feature set.Available ConfigurationsSymphony I/O Mk II 2×6 Dante + PTHDSymphony I/O Mk II 8×8 Dante + PTHDSymphony I/O Mk II 16×16 Dante PTHDSymphony I/O Mk II 8×8+8 Mic Pre Dante + PTHDSymphony I/O Mk II 16×16+8 Mic Pre Dante + PTHDSymphony I/O Mk II 24×24 Dante + PTHDSymphony I/O Mk II 32×32 Dante + PTHDPro Tools HD Over IP Made EasyWith the included Pro Tools HD peripheral port, Symphony I/O Mk II lets you route audiobetween your Pro Tools session, the Dante network and Symphony I/O modules, no need for anadditional, stand-alone box.Apogee Network Control SoftwareSymphony I/O Mk II features Apogee Network Control Software. Apogee Network Control givesyou remote, software access to all Symphony I/O Mk II settings. From your computer you cancalibrate all channels, set output monitor levels, select analog level type, adjust mic-pre gainand more. Drag and drop setup and color coding let you create custom view that let you see upto 6 devices in a single window. Apogee Network Control works on macOS and Windows 10computers and is compatible with the Apogee Control hardware remote.About DanteDeveloped by Audinate, Dante enables digital audio distribution over standard Ethernetnetworks. Dante allows audio, control, and all other data to coexist on the same network in anultra-low latency environment and with near-perfect synchronization. The Dante Controllersoftware and network management features make even the most complex networkconfiguration quick and easy. High-capacity interface for over-IP audio. Order today.

Features

  • Best AD/DA conversion of any Thunderbolt™ audio interface
  • Up to 32 channels of modular analog I/O with optional 8 mic preamps
  • Original Symphony I/O modules are compatible with new Mk II chassis
  • Best per-channel value of any interface in its category
  • Choice of Thunderbolt, Pro Tools® HD (Mac/PC) or Waves SoundGrid® connectivity
  • -Dante connectivity coming soon
  • Ultra-low latency performance – 1.35 ms with Thunderbolt and Logic Pro X
  • All new, highly customizable Symphony Control software provides easy access to all I/O parameters
  • Intuitive touchscreen display and front panel control
  • Designed in California, Built in the U.S.A.

Technical Specification

Apogee Symphony I/O MKII Dante Chassis with 8x8 Analog I/O + 8x8 AES/Optical I/O + 2-Ch S/PDIF

  • Analog to Digital: THD+N: -115dB @ 22dBu (0.00020%) unweighted
  • 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: -119dB @ 21dBu (0.00014%) unweighted
  • Dynamic Range: 126dB A weighted
  • Max output levels – ∞ to +24dBu
  • Frequency response at 44.1 kHz: dc to 20kHz (+/- 0.05dB)
  • Output impedance: 50 Ohm
  • Outputs are balanced through Apogee’s proprietary Perfect Symmetry Circuitry (PSC)
  • Headphone Output: 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
  • Operating System: Thunderbolt: Mac OS only 10.10 and above
  • HD: Any Mac or PC running Pro Tools HD 9 or greater
  • Software Compatibility: Thunderbolt: Logic Pro or any Core Audio compatible application on Mac OS X
  • HD: Pro Tools HD 9 or greater
  • Package Contents: Symphony I/O Mk II Interface
  • 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
  • I/O Module Box
  • Inches: 13.75 x 12.25 x 3.25
  • Centimeters: 34.9 x 31.1 x 8.3