Apogee Electronics has announced that the Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge, a 64 channel interface for connecting Apogee's Symphony I/O to any Thunderbolt equipped Mac computer, is now available worldwide. They say that, 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 full details in Apogee's own words...
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 that meets the requirements of the most demanding professional audio I/O applications.
Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge features two Thunderbolt ports for taking advantage of the Thunderbolt protocols ability to daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices. This allows for devices such as hard drives and DisplayPort monitors to be connected in series with Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge to the Mac via a single Thunderbolt port.
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 Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge.
Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge Highlights
Pricing and Availability:
Now Available Worldwide
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