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Apogee Duet

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Duet 3 Limited Edition Set

Get everything you need to create professional-quality recordings. This new limited edition set pays homage to the standards set by the iconic original Duet and gives creators an array of innovative tools to shape their recordings. Worth a total value of $1,473 the Duet 3 Limited Edition is now available exclusively at Guitar Center in the US and select stores worldwide. 

DUET 3 LIMITED EDITION

DON't SOUnD Like Everyone ELSE. Sound Better.

Apogee has been committed to producing the best-sounding audio interfaces for the last 30 years. By focusing on the AD/DA conversion we have found a way to capture the humanity within digital audio. With Duet 3 your recordings emerge cleaner and more pristine than ever before. By capturing the source with unparalleled quality, your recordings will be ready to be shared with the world.

Let's Be Transparent

With +65dB of gain and Apogee’s legendary conversion quality, you won’t find a better pair of mic preamps in this class of audio interfaces.

Inspired Workflow

The Duet 3 is a powerhouse when it comes to a portable pro audio interface. However, when paired with the Duet Dock, the overall experience is elevated. The angled positioning and rear panel connectors of the Duet Dock help tidy up your desk.

Collaborate in Harmony

Connecting the Duet and Duet Dock introduces an extra headphone jack, enabling seamless collaboration and focused creativity.

3 of Apogee's Best Selling Plugins

Elevate your productions and mixes with added dimension thanks to the 3 included plugins: 

1. Pultec EQP-1A

2. Pultec MEQ-5

3. Clearmountain’s Spaces

On-board processing

Add warmth, depth, and character to your recordings with Duet 3’s on-board processing. Shape your sound with compression, EQ, and saturation, or select one of the presets inspired by Bob Clearmountain to get started. 

Included Software

Register your new Apogee Duet 3 Limited Edition Set to receive your included software & exclusive discount code.

SoundGym

Ableton Live Lite

Melodyne 5 Essentials

Get 50% off Apogee plugins when you register your Duet 3 Limited Edition

Creative Control

Apogee Control 2 software for macOS, iOS and Windows

Apogee Control 2 software gives you complete access to all of Duet 3’s functions and features including the Symphony ECS Channel Strip FX running on the hardware DSP.

Apogee Control 2 for macOS that Apogee Duet users will use.

Apogee Control 2 for macOS and Windows

Apogee Control 2 for iOS that is included with Apogee Duet

Apogee Control 2 for iOS and iPad OS

Easily record and mix your projects on the go using your iPad Pro, iPad* or iPhone* with GarageBand or your favorite recording application. Duet 3 and your iOS device deliver the ultimate mobile workstation for music production, podcast recording or any type of content creation that requires high-quality audio inputs and outputs.

*A 12 – 20W USB-C Power Adapter and an Apple Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter are required when connecting to any iOS device with a Lightning connector.

Features

HIGHLIGHTS

IN THE BOX

Included Software*

*All offers require registration of a new Duet 3 LE on Apogee website

COMPATIBILITY

*All iPads with an USB-C port are compatible with Duet 3.
Devices with a Lightning port require the camera connection kit and a powered USB-A hub.

Specifications

MIC PRE

HI-Z

A/D CONVERSION

D/A CONVERSION

HEADPHONE OUT

PRODUCT SIZE

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

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

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

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.

Yes, all Apogee USB products are class compliant.

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

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

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Apogee Duet 3 User Guide

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