Avid Pro Tools Duet Bundle
Avid Pro Tools Duet Bundle
Avid Pro Tools Duet Bundle Details
The Avid Pro Tools Duet Bundle, designed in conjunction with Apogee Digital for singer/songwriters and loop-based musicians, Pro Tools Duet enables you to turn your Mac or PC into a powerful yet portable music creation and audio recording studio. Featuring industry-standard Pro Tools Software and the best-in-class Duet by Apogee 2x4 audio interface, Pro Tools Duet provides everything you need to create professional-level productions that will help you stand out from the crowdâ?"from first note to final mix.
Avid Pro Tools Duet Bundle Features
- Create with a complete solutionâ?"from first note to final mix: Pro Tools | Duet gives you the best of both worlds - multi award-winning Pro Tools Software, used and trusted by just about every top artist, musician, producer, mixer, sound designer, recording studio, and post-production facility around the world, and the legendary sound of the Duet by Apogee audio interface. With Pro Tools Duet, you get a comprehensive and truly portable music recording and creation system that delivers exceptional performance, quality, and value - in your studio and on the go.
- Put Pro Tools power in the palm of your hand: Pro Tools Software is the longtime industry-standard digital audio workstation in music, film, and television, and has been honored by the industry with Grammy, Oscar, and Emmy awards. With Pro Tools, you can work with the same tools the pros use to create your favorite songs and soundtracks - with unparalleled speed and ease.
- Get premium sound quality, designed by Apogee: The ultra-compact, best-in-class Pro Tools - Duet USB audio interface features cutting-edge technology that delivers a difference you can hear. From its state-of-the-art A/D and D/A conversion and world-class mic preamps, to professional-level I/O, you get the legendary sound quality you need to deliver the best mixes possible.
- Maximize your creativity with 64-bit AAX plug-ins: Pro Tools Duet comes complete with over 60 AAX virtual instruments, effects, sound-processing, and utility plug-ins, giving you an expansive sonic canvas and boundless resources to create music and the best sounding mixes. Plus, you can expand your creative palette even more with over 1,000 64-bit AAX virtual instruments and effects plug-ins available from Avid and more than 100 other top audio developers.
- See it, select it, dial it in: With the included EUCON-enabled Pro Tools IO Control software, you can take direct control of your recording and monitoring experience through the software control panel, from the Pro Tools Duet audio interface, or using any Artist Series controller. Plus, youâ??ll also experience the same tight integration between Pro Tools Software and Pro Tools Duet as you would with any Avid audio interface.
- Get portability with reliability for the road: Pro Tools Duet is solidly built with die-cast aluminum, steel, and a scratch-resistant display panel hardened by UV processing, providing a sleek yet robust chassis for added protection against daily abuse and the unpredictability of travel. Plus, its compact size makes it an easy fit in any desktop studio environment, or tuck it into your bag or backpack for on-the-go creation.
- Avid welcomes Apogee Electronics as a Connectivity Partner: Apogee helped pioneer the digital recording revolution, pushing the envelope of digital audio quality with its legendary AD/DA conversion. And now that Apogee has come onboard as an audio I/O Connectivity Partner, youâ??ll have even more product choices that complement and integrate with Pro Tools and other Artist Suite solutions, delivering on the Avid Everywhere vision. With the simplified and connected experience the Avid MediaCentral platform brings, you can choose how you want to work, overcome challenges more quickly, and gain the edge you need to stand out in today's competitive industry.
- Extend your I/O with the optional Apogee Duet Breakout Box: Available as an optional accessory, the Duet Breakout Box by Apogee is a solidly built aluminum device that features studio-quality I/O connectors and includes a 2-meter cable, enabling you to move your Pro Tools Duetâ??s input and output connections away from your desktop to minimize cable clutter. It features two 1/4" inputs and two XLR inputs that support up to two simultaneous channels of input, and two balanced XLR outputs. (Please note that the breakout box does not enable extra I/O beyond the Pro Tools | Duetâ??s 2x4 capabilities.)
Avid Pro Tools Duet Bundle Specifications
- Maximum audio resolution: 24-bit/192 kHz
- Mac/PCâ?"USB 2.0 (USB-powered on Mac; power supply included for PC)
- USB MIDI I/Oâ?"For connecting a CoreMIDI-compatible keyboard, synth, or DJ controller
- Included Software
- Pro Tools | Software
- Compose, record, edit, and mix music and soundtracks
- 60+ virtual instruments, effects, sound processing, and utility plug-ins
- Drivers for third-party software use
- Pro Tools IO Control
- View and edit Duet and Pro Tools system settings
- EUCON-enabled low-latency mixer
- Software compatibility
- OS X/Windowsâ?"Works with Pro Tools and any other DAW software that supports ASIO, Core Audio, WDM, MME, or multi-client drivers
- Audio plug-insâ?"64-bit AAX Native in Pro Tools; supports other plug-in formats when used with third-party DAWs
- Analog and digital inputs/outputs (I/O) and preamps
- Simultaneous channels of I/O 2/4
- Simultaneous analog I/O 2/4
- Mic preamps 2
- Analog input 2 combo mic/instrument inputs via breakout cable
- Digital input none
- Analog output 2 balanced 1/4" line/speaker outputs via breakout cable
- Stereo headphone 1 (1/4") with independent volume control
- Built-in features
- Phantom power: (48V) and phase invert
- Soft Limit: 2 (selectable on analog inputs)
- Control knob: Multifunction
- Monitor Controls: Mono sum, dim, mute, toggle headphone source
- Group inputs: 1 stereo group
- Low latency monitoring
- Input/output meter display: 1 full color, high-resolution OLED
- Configurable touchpads: 2
What We Think
Finally! With the Avid Pro Tools Duet Bundle, we have a partnership that's always eluded the Windows market since until now, Apogee's drivers were Mac-only. Great conversion and the word's favorite DAW all together in one easy, money saving bundle! What's not to like?
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