WNAMM13: Apogee 64-Channel Thunderbolt Interface

Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge for Symphony I/O, Rosetta, and X-Series converters shipping soon      30/01/13

WNAMM13: Apogee 64-Channel Thunderbolt Interface


Apogee Electronics has announced Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge, a 64 channel interface for connecting Apogee converters to any Thunderbolt equipped Mac computer, will be shipping and available February 2013. A spokesperson told Sonic State, "For the first time, the award winning sound quality of Symphony I/O can be paired with the blistering speed and bandwidth of Intel's ThunderBolt technology for unparalleled studio power."

Here's the details direct from Apogee... 

Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge connects Apogee's flagship audio interface, Symphony I/O, to any Thunderbolt equipped Mac for true Thunderbolt compatibility and performance. Capable of up to 64 channels of input and output at sample rates up to 192kHz, Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge delivers impressive channel counts at unprecedented speeds for a latency and hassle free recording experience. Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge will also connect Apogee's X-Symphony equipped AD-16X, DA-16X and Rosetta Series converters to Thunderbolt Macs for legacy compatibility. Existing users of these devices will simply need to update to the most current software/firmware available on Apogee's website before connecting to ThunderBridge. 

Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge Highlights

  • Connects up to 64 channels of Apogee I/O to any Thunderbolt™- equipped Mac
  • Operates at sample rates from 44.1-192 kHz
  • Compatible with Symphony I/O and X-Symphony-equipped Rosetta 800, 200, AD16X and DA16X.
  • Latency = 1.8 ms at 96kHz/32 buffer
  • 2 Thunderbolt™ ports for connecting additional devices
  • 2 PC-32 ports for connection to Apogee interfaces
  • 1 Word Clock Out
  • DC Input - 12V DC 30W (power supply included)
  • Status LED to indicate whether or not the device has been configured properly

 

System Requirements

  • Audio Interfaces: Apogee Symphony I/O X-Symphony-equipped Rosetta Series or X Series interface
  • Computer: Thunderbolt-enabled Mac computer, including MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and iMac
  • Thunderbolt™ cables
  • Mac OS: 10.7 or later
  • Power: DC Power supply included

 

Pricing and Availability:

Price: $995
Availability: February 2013

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