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Apogee Electronics Element 24
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Description

10 IN x 12 OUT Thunderbolt Audio I/O Box for Mac
Element 24 is perfect for the independent musician recording with 1 or 2 inputs at a time who wants the best possible sound quality, lowest latency and high quality performance.

Highlights
10 IN x 12 OUT Thunderbolt Audio I/O box
AD/DA conversion for recording up to 192kHz/24-bit
2 analog inputs with world-class mic preamps and selectable 48v phantom power for connecting microphones, instruments or line-level devices
2 combination inputs
Gain: Up to 75 dB and advanced stepped gain circuit design
Selectable 48v phantom power, Soft Limit and polarity invert
EIN: 129dB (un-weighted) @ 60dB, 150Ohm input
Max input level: +20dBu
Input impedance: 3K Ohm
4 analog outputs
2 balanced L/R XLR outputs
1 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
Apogee Control Software for Mac provides all control of hardware parameters including input gain, output level and low latency monitoring
Apogee Control Mobile App provides wireless remote control of hardware via iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Works with Apogee Control 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
Apogee Ensemble Thunderbolt expander – Connect any Element to the second port on an Ensemble

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