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Apogee Ensemble 30 In x 34 Out Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface
[DISCONTINUED] Apogee Ensemble 30 In x 34 Out Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface

[DISCONTINUED] Apogee Ensemble 30 In x 34 Out Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface

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SoundPro Item: 75344
MPN: ENSEMBLE THUNDERBOLT
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Ensemble Thunderbolt™ is the best sounding all-in-one audio recording interface for Mac. With ultra-low latency performance, comprehensive studio functionality and legendary Apogee quality, Ensemble is the ideal choice to meet the diverse demands of the professional home or commercial studio. Ensemble features premium Apogee AD/DA conversion, 8 Advanced Stepped Gain™ mic preamps, monitor controller functionality including talkback, front panel Guitar I/O, two headphone outputs and digital connectivity for a total of 30 x 34 I/O.

Apogee Ensemble Thunderbolt Features

  • 8 Mic preamps with up to 75 dB of gain and Advanced Stepped Gain circuit
  • Legendary Apogee AD/DA conversion
  • Thunderbolt connectivity for ultra-low latency (1.1ms round trip with Logic Pro X)
  • Front panel Guitar I/O with Class A JFET inputs, dual mode re-amp outputs
  • Talkback functionality with built-in mic and control button
  • 2 PurePower headphone outputs
  • 10 separately assignable analog inputs
  • 16 analog outputs of premium Apogee conversion
  • Core Audio optimized DMA engine frees up Mac CPU for plugins and software instruments
  • Apogee Control software offers highly customizable workflow and Essentials Control Strip window
  • Compatible with Apogee Control hardware remote studio controller
  • Connect two Ensembles to your Mac and double your analog inputs and outputs
  • Connect any Apogee Element series interface to Ensemble for additional Ensemble quality inputs and outputs
  • Ensemble 30 In x 34 Out Thunderbolt1
  • 2 Audio Interface1
  • 3-pin IEC power cable1
  • Rubber feet1
  • Quick Start Guide1
  • Warranty Booklet1
  • General
    • Dimensions: 19” X 12.125” X 1.73”
    • Weight: 11.15 lbs
    • AC IN 100-240V, 50-60 HZ, 65W MAX
  • System Requirements
    • Mac OS:
      • Computer: Thunderbolt-equipped Mac (iMac, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, Mac Pro)
      • Memory: 4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB recommended
    • OS: 10.9.3 or greater
    • Connection: Any available Thunderbolt port on a Mac
  • Compatible Software
    • Any Mac Core Audio compatible application
    • Recommended apps: Logic Pro, Pro Tools, GarageBand, MainStage, Final Cut, Ableton
    • Live, Digital Performer, Studio One, Cubase, and Nuendo
  • Analog Inputs
    • 4 Combi mic/line/instrument inputs
    • 2 1/4″ balanced analog inserts
    • 4 XLR mic/line inputs
    • 2 1/4″ hi-z guitar/instrument inputs with Class-A JFET input stage
  • Digital Inputs
    • Optical IN: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
    • ADAT: 16 channels 44.1-48 kHz on 2 Toslink connectors
    • SMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHz on 2 Toslink connectors
    • S/PDIF: 4 channels, up to 96 kHz on 2 Toslink connectors
    • Coax IN: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz on 1 RCA connector
    • Word clock input on BNC connector
    • Built-in Microphone:
    • Mono omnidirectional condensor capsule on front panel
  • Mic Preamps
    • 8 Mic preamps
    • Gain: Up to 75 dB and advanced stepped gain circuit design
    • Selectable 48v phantom power, hi-pass filter, Soft Limit ̈ and polarity invert
    • EIN: 129dB (un-weighted) @ 60dB, 150Ohm input
    • Max input level: +20dBu
    • Input impedance: 3K Ohm
  • Hi-Z
    • Max input level 14 dBu
    • Input impedance: >2MOhm
    • Analog Outputs:
    • 2 1/4″ balanced monitor outputs
    • 8 balanced outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector
    • 2 independent 1/4″ stereo headphone outputs
    • 2 1/4″ dual-mode guitar/instrument outputs
  • Digital Outputs
    • Optical OUT: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
    • ADAT: 16 channels 44.1-48 kHz on 2 Toslink connectors
    • SMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHz on 2 Toslink connectors
    • S/PDIF: 4 channels, up to 96 kHz on 2 Toslink connectors
    • Coax OUT: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz on 1 RCA connector
    • Word clock output on BNC connector
  • A/D conversion
    • Max input level (+4dBu ref/Mic): +20dBu
    • Max input level (-10dBV ref): +6dBV
    • Input impedance: 5KOhm
    • Freq resp 10 Hz -20Khz: > +/-0.2dB (@44.1Khz)
    • Rel. THD + N: -110dB (@ 96Khz)
    • Dyn. Range: 119dB (A-weighted)
  • D/A conversion
    • Max output level (+4dBu ref): +20dBu
    • Max output level (-10dBV ref): +6dBV
    • Line output impedance: 90 Ohm
    • Freq resp 10Hz -20 Khz: > +/- 0.05dB (@44.1Khz)
    • Rel. THD+N : -114dB (@96Khz)
    • Dyn Range: 123dB (A-weighted)
    • Front panel Guitar Output: impedance balanced/max level 14 dBu
    • Headphone Max output level: 19dBu
    • Headphone Rel THD + N into 600 Ohm: -109dB
    • Headphone Dyn Range: 120dB (A-weighted)

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