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Apogee Element 88 Thunderbolt Audio Interface

Give your Mac 8 channels of pristine Apogee mic preamps and conversion, 8x8 ADAT digital I/O, 2 headphone outs, balanced XLR main outputs and word clock I/O. Rate and review this product
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Apogee Element 88
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Apogee Element 88 Audio Interface

The Apogee Element 88 features some of the best Apogee A/D conversion. Recording through an Element ensures you will minimize unwanted noise and maximize the signal quality. Your tracks will sound amazing and mixing your project will be easier.

Microphone Preamps

Whether you are recording powerful drums, dynamic vocals or delicate strings, you need a premium mic preamp to capture the finest details of the performance. The Element Series mic preamps feature Apogee's Advanced Stepped Gain Architecture(TM). This analog circuit is designed to dynamically optimize across a gain range of 0-75dB to provide superior bandwidth and low distortion.

Digital to Analog Conversion

With a high-quality D/A converter, you will hear more definition in each track and virtual instrument. This clarity makes it easier for you to make precise adjustments and achieve the ideal balance when mixing your music. When you listen to your sessions through an Element, tracks will blend more harmoniously and mixing will be easier. The high end will sound crisp and clear and the low end will be tight and well defined.

Clocking

An audio interface relies on a clock source like an orchestra relies on a conductor. A digital audio clock provides a timing signal to all the parts of a digital audio system so that each part of the AD/DA process may be synchronized. Element has its own built-in clock source and provides professional Word Clock IN and OUT for syncing with other digital audio gear. Use Element as the master clock to take advantage of Apogee's superior built-in clocking technology.

Thunderbolt Connectivity

The Element Series Thunderbolt driver offers incredible low-latency performance (1.41 ms round-trip) and rock-solid stability. Apogee's custom driver uses less of your computer's CPU power with the help of Direct Memory Access (DMA) technology. This allows you to run more plugins and monitor through your DAW at a low buffer setting. Element's low latency driver means you don't have to choose between power and speed.

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Mac OS:
- Computer: Thunderbolt-equipped Mac (iMac, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, Mac Pro)
- Memory: 4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB recommended
- OS: 10.10 or greater
- Connection: Any available Thunderbolt port*
- Power: DC Power supply included
- *Thunderbolt cable not included
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 6 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 21 x 9 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ELEMENT 88
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 310-584-9394
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