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Apogee Electronics introduces have introduced ONE
, a pocket-sized, portable music interface and microphone for the Mac.
ONE is a single input, stereo output USB music interface designed to work seamlessly with Apple's iTunes, GarageBand, Logic, Final Cut or any Core Audio compliant application on a Mac. Unlike any product in its category, ONE features an internal reference condenser microphone, which Apogee tell us is ideal for capturing inspired musical moments. They say that ONE also includes a world-class microphone preamp, an instrument input for guitar, bass, and keyboards, and a studio-quality stereo output for headphones or powered monitors.
Betty Bennett, CEO of Apogee Electronics, told us, "The success of Duet inspired us to provide Apogee's legendary sound quality to those in the market for an even more affordable entry point into the Apogee product line. With ONE's low price and truly unique features like the specially-tuned internal microphone, professional recording is now available to anyone looking to make music on their Mac."
Apogee believe that, at $249, ONE delivers Apogee quality and complete studio portability to musicians, artists, video producers, and engineers.
Features and Specifications:
- Single channel input using one of the following three options:
- Internal condenser microphone
- Balanced XLR microphone preamp input with +10 to 63 dB of gain
- Unbalanced 1/4" high impedance instrument input with 0 to 45 dB of gain
- Software selectable 48V phantom power
- Line-level, 1/8" stereo output for headphones or unbalanced powered monitors
- A/D and D/A conversion @ 44.1/48kHz, 24-bit
- Multi-function encoder knob for input gain control and output level control
- 4 encoder function LED indicators (internal microphone, microphone input, instrument input and output)
- 3 segment LED input and output metering
- Apogee's Maestro software for advanced control and low latency mixing
- Compatible with any Core Audio compliant audio application
- Custom mic mount
- Custom carrying case
- 3 meter USB cable
Pricing and Availability:
- Computer: Mac, with an Intel or PowerPC G5 processor
- Memory: 1 GB minimum of installed RAM, 2 GB recommended
OS: 10.5.7 or greater
- Connection and power: USB, powered by any available USB port on the computer
Available late July 2009