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Apogee Announces MetaRecorder audio recording App for iPhone and Apple Watch

Apogee is pleased to introduce MetaRecorder, a two-channel audio recording App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that will revolutionize mobile audio production for video. MetaRecorder is the first audio recording app for iPhone to offer intuitive multi-take recording, tagging and file organization for any field recording scenario. The perfect companion to Sennheiser’s digital clip-on microphones powered by Apogee, MetaRecorder features 24 bit/96kHz recording quality plus software control of input level and recording presets.

Made in California

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CMTC welcomes Apogee Electronics to the Made in California Program. Made in California is dedicated to highlighting the contributions of California’s manufacturers and raising awareness of the products made in the Golden State.

California, the true “Golden State,” is home to more than 30,000 manufacturers. The Made in California Program supported by CMTC and recognizes manufacturers who produce products within the State and together employ more than 1.4M people. With our ideal location on the West Coast, California is also a major exporter of manufactured goods globally.

Thank you for contributing to the success of keeping manufacturing in California.

Please visit the CMTC, Made in California, Apogee Profile to learn more.

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Kian, building a Symphony I/O in the Apogee Santa Monica facility.

 

Apogee Announces Compatibility with Logic Pro X Audio Interface Controls

Apogee is pleased to announce the availability of new software installers that provide compatibility with the audio interface remote controls recently introduced in Logic Pro X 10.1 and Logic Remote 1.2. Now Logic users with Apogee Duet, ONE, Quartet, Ensemble or Symphony I/O can adjust hardware input parameters directly from the Mixer view in Logic Pro X and Logic Remote, including mic pre gain, input type selection, phase control, and more

Apogee MiC 96k Wins NAMM TEC Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement

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Anaheim, California (January 24, 2015) – Apogee Electronics’ MiC 96k has won the top award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the category of Hardware Peripherals for Smartphones & Tablets at the 30th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. The awards were held Saturday, January 24 during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

“Winning our 19th TEC Award for MiC 96k is a great way to begin our 30th anniversary year,” said Sean McArthur, Apogee’s Director of Marketing. “It’s an honor to be recognized by the best in our community and it validates our commitment to making innovative products of the highest quality.”

“The people and products that were nominated at this year’s TEC Awards, especially on this milestone 30th anniversary, deserve our respect and admiration,” said Joe Lamond, president and CEO of NAMM. “And those select few who have gone home with a coveted TEC Award have set a high bar for the industry. These are the tools and sounds that will shape the music we will be listening to for years to come.”

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Lucas van der Mee, Apogee Electronics

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Receiving the TEC Award on behalf of the company

 

Apogee MiC 96k was selected for the award by a panel of pro audio and music industry professionals who carefully reviewed each nominated product. Lucas van der Mee, Apogee’s Sr. Design Engineer, received the award on behalf of the company. Also honored during the evening’s events were guitar legend Slash, who received the prestigious Les Paul Award, and NAMM TEC Hall of Fame inductees Nathan East and Ed Cherney. All three honorees happen to be Apogee customers.

Apogee’s MiC 96k is a portable, studio-quality USB microphone you can connect directly to an iPhone, iPad or Mac. MiC 96k makes it easy to capture professional recordings of vocals, acoustic instruments, voice overs and more.

The NAMM TEC Awards are the professional audio and music production industry’s most prestigious awards show honoring excellence in sound technology and creativity.

About Apogee

Founded in 1985, Apogee Electronics designs and manufacturers award-winning audio recording solutions that are easy to use and sound amazing. Apogee products like Symphony I/O, Ensemble, Quartet, Duet, ONE, JAM and MiC have been instrumental in creating countless GRAMMY® and OSCAR® winning recordings by the world’s most successful music artists.  For more information, please visit https://de.apogeedigital.com

About NAMM Foundation

The NAMM Foundation is a non-profit supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its 9,200 members around the world. The NAMM Foundation works to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. For more information about The NAMM Foundation, please visit http://www.nammfoundation.org/, Facebook, Twitter,YouTube.

 

Apogee Introduces Groove – Portable USB DAC and headphone amp for Mac and PC

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The most trusted digital audio technology for music recording is now available for consumer hi-fi listening

Anaheim, California, January 22, 2015 Apogee Electronics, industry leader in digital audio recording technology since 1985, is pleased to introduce Apogee Groove™ – a new portable USB DAC and headphone amp for listening to music on your Mac or PC. Built upon Apogee’s 30-year history of award-winning digital audio technology for music creation, Groove unlocks the highest possible quality of any headphones or powered speakers you have, allowing you to listen to the music you love with incredible lifelike clarity.

Apogee’s digital audio technology has been trusted by professional recording artists, producers and engineers from around the world to create countless GRAMMY® and OSCAR® winning recordings since 1985. For the first time, Groove puts this same technology into a compact, durable, easy to use interface for consumers, providing a music listening experience of unparalleled quality, as it was originally captured in the recording studio.

Groove’s unique circuit design

Constant Current Drive™

Groove’s Constant Current Drive output stage is a truly revolutionary approach to dealing with the wide impedance variations of headphones available on the market today. With Constant Current Drive topology, Groove’s output stage’s voltage is dynamically “molded” to the impedance variations of the connected headphones, thereby smoothing out frequency response non-linearity that occurs with traditional headphone outputs.

Quad Sum DAC™

Groove also features a Quad Sum DAC design which employs four digital-to-analog converters per channel to achieve the highest  dynamic range and lowest distortion (THD+N) of any device in its class.

 

Groove 30th Anniversary Models

Apogee celebrates 30 years of digital audio excellence

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To commemorate Apogee’s 30 years of digital audio excellence, a limited edition anniversary model of Groove will also be available. The Groove 30th Anniversary Edition will feature a custom machined aluminum body, upgraded audio performance and will be available in silver and gold.

 

Apogee Groove and Groove 30th Anniversary Edition will be available Spring 2015. Visit apogeedigital.com for more info and sign up for product updates.

 

Apogee Groove Highlights

  • USB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC
  • Up to 24 bit / 192kHz audio
  • ESS Sabre DAC
  • Constant Current Drive™, Ultra-smooth frequency response for any headphones
  • Quad Sum DAC™, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion
  • Asynchronous clocking
  • Max output level: 225mW into 30 Ohm
  • Multi-color LEDs for status and level indication
  • Powered by USB
  • Top panel buttons for adjusting output level and muting
  • Compact and portable (95mm H x 30mm W x 16mm T)
  • Premium aluminum build quality
  • Built in the USA 

Price: TBA

Availability: Spring 2015

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