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Apogee Element 46 Thunderbolt Audio Interface

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Apogee Element 46

The Apogee Element 46 is a Thunderbolt I/O interface specifically geared towards the creation of music via Mac. The interface re-appropriates the best aspects of Apogee’s gear, such as the Symphony I/O mkII, Groove, and Ensemble Thunderbolt. There are four mic preamps, two headphone outs, and stereo speaker outputs. Additionally, Element 46 boasts streamlined hardware, enhanced software control, and a characteristically pristine sound. 

Element 46 Features

  • 12 IN x 14 OUT Thunderbolt Audio I/O box
  • AD/DA conversion for recording up to 192kHz/24-bit
  • 4 analog inputs with world-class mic preamps and selectable 48v phantom power for connecting microphones, instruments or line-level devices
  • 4 combination inputs
  • 6 analog outputs, 2 balanced L/R XLR outputs, 2 1/4” stereo headphone output
  • Single port Thunderbolt connectivity to Mac for ultra-low latency performance 1.41ms round-trip at 96kHz with a 32 buffer setting
  • Optical IN: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
  • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • SMUX: 4 channels 88.2-96 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 192 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • Optical OUT: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
  • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • SMUX: 4 channels 88.2-96 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 192 kHz on 1 Toslink connector
  • Word Clock IN/OUT via BNC connections for syncing with other digital audio gear
  • Element Control Software for Mac provides all control of hardware parameters including input gain, output level and low latency monitoring
  • Element Control Mobile App provides wireless remote control of hardware via iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
  • Works with Apogee Control - Optional desktop hardware remote control (Sold separately)
  • Multi-Unit Thunderbolt support - Connect any two Element audio I/O boxes directly to Thunderbolt ports on your computer

System Requirements:

  • Computer: Thunderbolt-equipped Mac (iMac, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, Mac Pro)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB recommended
  • OS: 10.10 or greater
  • Connection: Any available Thunderbolt port, Thunderbolt cable not included
  • Power: DC Power supply included
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