Apogee’s Symphony I/O Mk II now available with connectivity to Waves SoundGrid network

Apogee Electronics’ Symphony I/O Mk II AD/DA converter is now available with connectivity to Waves SoundGrid network.

With a simple ethernet connection, the converter’s sound can be easily accessed from your computer, shared between multiple rooms, multiple computers and supercharged with almost infinite real-time DSP power via Waves SoundGrid servers.

Symphony I/O Mk II SoundGrid integrates seamlessly with all DAWs, providing endless possibilities for setups of every size for studio, live and post production workflows.

“We’re very pleased to be working with Waves to bring a SoundGrid-enabled Symphony I/O Mk II to Apogee and Waves customers,” commented Sean McArthur, director of marketing for Apogee.

“Symphony I/O Mk II is a flagship product that reflects more than 30 years of our expertise in making superior digital audio recording interfaces and it’s a platform we are still building on. Adding SoundGrid connectivity to Symphony I/O MkII offers customers the best of both worlds in professional audio quality and ultra-low latency plugin processing over a network. It’s an ideal solution for studio recording and live sound production.”

Mick Olesh, Waves EVP of sales & marketing, added: “We are delighted to collaborate with Apogee and offer Waves SoundGrid technology and the use of Waves plugins to the Symphony I/O Mk II, thus augmenting its capabilities and offering users, whether in studio or live, a substantial increase in its ability to network easily, a valuable high channel count per connection and extremely low latency.”

Symphony I/O Mk II SoundGrid is now available in one of three standard I/O configurations: 8×8, 16×16 or 8×8+8 mic preamps. These configurations can be expanded with additional I/O modules to accommodate up to 32×32 simultaneous inputs and outputs.

Pricing and Availability:

– 8×8 Configuration: £3299 RRP inc VAT
– 16×16 Configuration: £4249 RRP inc VAT
– 8×8+8MP Configuration: £4699 RRP inc VAT
– 16×16+8MP Configuration: £5799 RRP inc VAT
– Empty Mk II SoundGrid Chassis (No I/O Modules): £1729 RRP inc VAT

16×16+8MP, 24×24 & 32×32 configurations are also available. All configurations are shipping now.

Apogee is distributed in the UK/ROI by Sound Technology Ltd. 



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