Avid Pro Tools | Duet with Free Pro Tools Upgrades
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Designed for singer/songwriters and loop-based musicians, Pro Tools | Duet makes it easy to create and mix music.

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Your personal professional music studio


Turn those ideas in your head into pro-quality productions. Designed for singer/songwriters and loop-based musicians, Pro Tools | Duet makes it easy to create and mix music. And you'll sound absolutely amazing. Discover infinite creative possibilities with Pro Tools software. Connect your favorite gear for recording. Plus, get a free year of Pro Tools upgrades and your choice of two additional premium plug-ins included at no extra charge. Don’t blend in—showcase your talent and stand out from the crowd with Pro Tools | Duet.


Get the creative edge


Pro Tools | Duet gives you the best of both worlds—award-winning Pro Tools software, used by the world's top artists, producers, and engineers, and the legendary sound of the Duet by Apogee interface. You get a complete and truly portable music creation system that delivers exceptional performance, quality, and value—in your studio and on the go.


Connect your gear


With the included breakout cable, you can connect any combination of up to two mics, guitars, basses, and synths for recording. Then monitor your sound (or send audio to outboard gear) using the two line/speaker outputs. You can even connect a MIDI keyboard or DJ controller directly to the interface through USB MIDI I/O.


Dial in amazing sound


Take hands-on control of your mix using the multifunction controller knob and two touchpads. Toggle through inputs and outputs. Tweak volume levels. Get quick access to output functions. With convenient control right at your fingertips, you can eliminate time spent clicking around with your mouse.


Scope your status


Keep an eye on your mix with the high-resolution, full color OLED display. With visual feedback for everything from metering, I/O details, and input grouping, to phantom power and other status indicators, you'll always know exactly where your session stands.













WINDOWS
OSAvid-qualified Windows-based computer for Pro Tools use (see details)

 












MAC
OSAvid-qualified Mac-based computer for Pro Tools use (see details)



 


COMPATIBILITY

























PRO TOOLS  |  DUET INTERFACE
SoftwareWorks with Pro Tools, Pro Tools IO Control, and any other DAW software that supports ASIO, Core Audio, WDM, MME, or multi-client drivers
PLUG-INS
Pro Tools Supports a wide range of 64-bit Avid and third-party AAX Native virtual instruments, effects, sound processors, and utility plug-ins
Third-party Supports the associated plug-in formats when using the Pro Tools | Duet interface with third-party DAWs







 


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INPUTS, PREAMPS, AND OUTPUTS
Analog inputs

Two combo mic/instrument/line connections (XLR and 1/4") via breakout cable:



  • Combination line inputs: balanced, +20 dBu max

  • Mic/instrument inputs: +20 dBu/+14 dBu max


Mic preamps

Two mic preamps:



  • Gain: Up to 75 dB

  • EIN: 128 dB (unweighted) @ 60 dB, 150 Ohm input

  • Max input level: +20 dBu

  • Input impedance: 3K Ohm


Hi-Z

  • Max input level: 14 dBu

  • Input impedance: >2M Ohm 


Analog outputs

Four analog outputs:



  • Two 1/4" balanced line/speaker outputs via breakout cable (+20 dBu max output level)

  • One built-in 1/4" stereo headphone output


FEATURES
Connections

  • High-speed USB 2.0—For connecting to a Mac or Windows-based computer

  • MIDI I/O (USB-A type connector)—For connecting a CoreMIDI-compatible keyboard, synth, or DJ controller


Max audio resolution24-bit/192 kHz
A/D conversion

  • Max input level (+4 dBu ref): +20 dBu

  • Max input level (-10 dBV ref): +6 dBV

  • Input impedance: 5K Ohm

  • Frequency response (20 Hz–20 kHz): > +/-0.2 dB @ 44.1 kHz

  • Relative THD + N: -106 dB @ 96 kHz

  • Dynamic range: 114 dB, A-weighted


D/A conversion

  • Max output level (+4 dBu ref): +20 dBu

  • Max output level (-10 dBV ref): +6 dBV

  • Line output impedance: 90 Ohm

  • Max headphone level output: 19 dBu

  • HPH output impedance: 30 Ohm

  • Frequency response (20 Hz–20 kHz): > +/- 0.05 dB @ 44.1 kHz

  • Relative THD + N: -113 dB @ 96 kHz

  • Dynamic range: 123 dB, A-weighted


Phantom power48V, selectable on analog inputs
Soft LimitSelectable on analog inputs
Phase invertSelectable on analog inputs
Low-latency monitoringComplete input/output control with Pro Tools IO Control software (works on Mac and Windows)
Control knobMultifunction controller enables you to select functions and set input and output levels
Meter displayFull color, high-resolution OLED display for viewing input and output levels and settings
Touchpads

Two configurable top-panel touchpads enable you to:



  • Mute speakers, headphones, or all outputs

  • Dim speakers, headphones, or all outputs

  • Sum to mono speakers, headphones, or all outputs

  • Assign headphones to outputs 1-2, 3-4, or low-latency mixer

  • Clear meters


GENERAL
Dimensions (W x D x H)4 x 6.3 x 1.5 in (10.2 x 16 x 3.8 cm)
Weight1.1 lb (0.5 kg)
PowerUSB bus-powered on Mac; DC power supply included for PC use





  • Pro Tools | Duet audio interface

  • Pro Tools software 1-year subscription (includes access to new releases, bonus plug-ins, and support; requires download)

  • Choice of one Avid Tier 2 plug-in

  • Choice of one Avid Tier 3 plug-in

  • Pro Tools IO Control software (requires download)

  • I/O breakout cable

  • iLok 2 USB key

  • USB cable

  • Universal power supply with adapters

  • Quick Start guide

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