Avid Pro Tools Quartet Bundle
Avid Pro Tools Quartet Bundle
Avid Pro Tools Quartet Bundle Details
The Avid ProTools Quartet Bundle was designed in conjunction with Apogee Digital for musicians, engineers, producers, sound designers, and audio post professionals who demand a complete audio/MIDI creative solution. The Pro Tools Quartet enables you to turn your Mac or PC into a high-performance yet portable music and audio production studio. Featuring industry-standard Pro Tools Software and the best-in-class Quartet by Apogee 12x8 audio interface, Pro Tools Quartet 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 Quartet Bundle Features
- Create with a complete solutionâ?"from first note to final mix: Pro Tools | Quartet gives you the best of both worldsâ?"multi award-winning Pro Tools | Software, used and trusted by just about every top artist, musician, producer, engineer, mixer, sound designer, recording studio, and post-production facility around the world, and the legendary sound of the Quartet by Apogee audio interface. With Pro Tools | Quartet, you get a comprehensive yet compact music and audio production system that delivers exceptional performance, quality, and valueâ?"in your studio and on the go.
- Put Pro Tools power at your command: 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 soundtracksâ?"with unparalleled speed and ease.
- Get premium sound quality, designed by Apogee: The multichannel, best-in-class Pro Tools | Quartet USB desktop 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 | Quartet 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, sound effects, and deliver song and soundtrack mixes in the highest quality. 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: Pro Tools | Quartet is more than just an audio interfaceâ?"itâ??s also an efficient interface controller. 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 Quartet audio interface, or using any Artist Series controller. Plus, youâ??ll also experience the same tight integration between Pro Tools | Software and Pro Tools | Quartet as you would with any Avid audio interface.
- Get portability with reliability for the road: Pro Tools | Quartet 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.
Avid Pro Tools Quartet 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: 12/8 (up to 96 kHz with analog inputs and ADAT/SMUX) 4/8 (at 176.4â?"192kHz)
- Simultaneous analog I/O: 4/8
- Mic preamps: 4
- Analog input: 4 combo mic/instrument/line inputs
- Digital input: 8 channels ADAT/SMUX input
- Analog output: 6 balanced 1/4" line/speaker outputs
- Stereo headphone: 1 (1/4") with independent volume control
- Word Clock output: 1 x BNC
- Built-in features
- Phantom power: (48V) and phase invert
- Soft Limit: 4 (selectable on analog inputs)
- Control knob: Level Control
- Monitor Controls: Mono Sum, Dim, Mute, Select Speaker Set
- Group inputs: 2 stereo groups
- Low latency monitoring
- Input/output meter display: 2 full color, high-resolution OLEDs
- Configurable touchpads: 3
What We Think
Finally! With the Avid Pro Tools Quartet 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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