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Symphony Desktop

Put the Sound of a Symphony on Your Desk

SRP £1,299.00 inc VAT

Flagship Sound Quality. Vintage Mic Preamp Emulation. Apogee Hardware DSP with Premium Plugins. Immersive Touch Screen Interface.


Symphony Desktop for Mac and Windows packs the legendary sound quality of Apogee’s rack-mount Symphony I/O Mk II into an elegant and inspiring 10x14 audio interface that sits on your desk and fits in your bag. With Symphony Desktop, musicians and producers are empowered to record, overdub and mix with the music industry’s most respected AD/DA converters and mic preamps.


By combining superior performance, with new features like mic preamp emulation, the Apogee Channel FX plugin and ultra-low latency recording with hardware DSP and Apogee native FX plugins, Symphony Desktop will amplify your creativity in your studio or on the go and give your recordings the Apogee sound quality Advantage.


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Symphony Quality Meets Duet and Quartet Simplicity


Symphony Desktop not only delivers the music industry’s most sought after and respected sound quality with its Symphony I/O Mk II pedigree, it offers the inspiring and elegant usability of the iconic Apogee Duet and Quartet.


Apogee FX Plugins included with Symphony Desktop


• Symphony EQ - Native and hardware versions

• Symphony Compressor - Native and hardware versions

• Symphony Reverb - Native version


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Mic Preamp Emulations included with Symphony Desktop


• British Solid State - Class A console sound ○ Inspired by the Marinar “Round can” input transformer and discrete transistor design of our Class A Neve 1066 mic preamp.

• American Tube - Lush, 50s Tone ○ This emulation offers the lush, larger-than-life sounds of our 50s era Ampex 601 preamp, carefully restored and modded for lower noise and greater dynamic range.


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Symphony ECS Channel Strip Plugin Tuned by Bob Clearmountain


Included with Symphony Desktop is the Symphony ECS Channel Strip plugin. Tuned by Bob Clearmountain, Symphony ECS includes EQ, Compression and Saturation controls that let you create the optimal blend of channel FX for tracking vocals or acoustic instruments.


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  • 10 IN x 14 OUT simultaneous channels of audio
  • Cutting edge components and circuit design deliver detailed and pristine sound quality
  • A/D & D/A Resolution up to 24bit/192kHz
  • 2 Advanced Stepped Gain mic preamps with up to 75dB of gain and variable impedance
  • 1 Instrument input with variable impedance
  • Built In DSP: FPGA processing of Apogee FX Rack plugins
  • Flexible, zero latency plugin workflows: Print, Monitor and DualPath Link
  • Apogee Alloy Mic Preamp emulation
  • Analog Inputs: 2 x XLR-1/4" combi (mic/line), 1 x 1/4" (Hi-Z)
  • Analog Outputs: 2 x 1/4" (monitor)
  • 2 Assignable Headphone Outputs: 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8”
  • Digital I/O: 2 x Optical Toslink (ADAT,S/PDIF)
  • Computer Connectivity: USB over Type C Connector
  • Software Control: Symphony Desktop Control application
  • Compatibility ○ macOS 10.12 or later, Quad Core i7 Processor or higher ○ PC: Windows 10 Anniversary update or later, Quad Core i7 Processor or higher