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Apogee Duet 3 audio interface
Apogee Duet 3 audio interface
Apogee Duet 3 audio interface
Apogee Duet 3 audio interface
Apogee Duet 3 audio interface
Apogee Duet 3 audio interface
Apogee Duet 3 audio interface
Apogee Duet 3 audio interface

Duet 3

$649.00

Pro Mobile Studio

Apogee Duet 3 is the latest evolution of the industry standard audio interface that brought studio-quality recordings to the masses. With two inputs and four outputs of legendary Apogee AD/DA conversion, plus two world-class preamps, Duet 3 is the perfect partner for your home and mobile studio. From the tour bus to the hotel, never let an idea go to waste with Duet 3.

  • Pristine A/D and D/A Conversion

  • 2 Studio-Quality Preamps

  • Zero Latency Monitoring

  • iOS, Mac, & Windows Compatible

Duet 3

Superior Sound Quality

Studio Quality Sound at Home

Legendary AD/DA Converters

With two inputs and four outputs of legendary Apogee AD/DA conversion, plus two world-class preamps, Duet is the perfect partner for your home and mobile studio. Connect microphones, guitars, keyboard and line level devices to capture every detail. Monitor and mix with the full depth and dimension of your sound through two truly-balanced, line-level analog outputs for speakers. And, power your headphones with a zero-ohm headphone output for a dedicated headphone mix.

Apogee Duet next to headphones

Clean Audio for Your Best Microphones

World Class Preamps

One of the most critical components for high quality recording is your preamp and the pres in Apogee Duet are world-class. With up to 65dB of gain and 48v phantom power, you can cleanly and precisely capture any audio source with even the most demanding microphones. Meticulous Apogee engineering, keeps noise and distortion down, even as you crank up the gain.

Man recording guitar into Apogee Duet at desk

Shape Your Sound with Zero Latency

Plug-In to On-board DSP

To capture your best performance, you need to dial in an inspiring sound quickly and easily. And few things are more distracting than latency when trying to record. Duet gives you on-board hardware DSP for FX processing with the Symphony ECS Channel Strip to precisely shape your tone on input and give you great sounding tracks, all while eliminating the delay that can occur while recording.

Man recording acoustic guitar into microphone

Keep Your Setup Professional

Get An Extra Headphone Jack

Get access to an additional 1/4″ headphone jack when using the Duet Dock. Streamline your work while also cleaning up your desk with Duet 3 Dock.

Apogee Duet on dock by laptop and speakers

Specification

Highlights

Compatibility

Bundled Software

In The Box

Specifications

*Get an extra 1/4″ headphone jack when using Duet 3 with Duet Dock. The 2nd headphone jack mirrors the first one.

*All iPads with an USB-C port are compatible with BOOM.
Devices with a Lightning port require the camera connection kit and a powered USB-A hub.

Included With Duet 3*:

*All offers require registration of new Duet 3 on Apogee Registration Account

  • Duet 3
  • Breakout Cable
  • Travel Case
  • USB Type C / Type A cable

MIC PRE

HI-Z

A/D CONVERSION

D/A CONVERSION

HEADPHONE OUT

PRODUCT SIZE

User Guide PDF (1.89 MB)

A High-End Upgrade for Your Mobile Studio

Is Duet 3 Compatible with Apple Silicon? arrow down

Yes, the Apogee Duet 3 is compatible with Apple Silicon (M1) Macs.

Does Duet 3 require external power? arrow down

Computers with USB Type C ports supporting USB 3.0 and up should deliver enough bus power to operate the Duet 3.

On computers with USB Type-A ports (USB 1 and 2), there could be scenarios where insufficient power is available for Duet 3. Under these circumstances, you can use the additional USB-C port to provide the extra power needed.

What is the second USB-C port for? Can I connect Midi to it? arrow down

This port is used for connecting an external power supply only. It does not support any passthrough for other USB or MIDI devices.

Is Duet 3 USB Class-Compliant? arrow down

Yes, all Apogee USB products are class compliant.

Can you run other plugins (like reverb) on Duet’s DSP? arrow down

No, the Duet 3 internal DSP only runs the ECS Channels Strip.

What is the difference between Apogee Duet 2 and Duet 3? arrow down

Duet 3 is a completely new design based on the latest analog and digital innovation from Apogee. The result is a new generation of best-in-class sound quality improvements, including significantly better dynamic range and an even better-sounding headphone amplifier that uses our Zero-Ohm technology.

Duet 3 also includes embedded DSP for processing audio on input to appeal to artists that want to monitor with the lowest latency possible