Get the industry standard recording software Protools, bundled with long time leader in high end analog to digital conversion products, Apogee, and you have a marriage made in heaven.
For musicians, engineers, producers, sound designers, and audio post professionals who demand a complete audio/MIDI creative solution, Pro Tools | Quartet enables you to turn your Mac or PC into a high-performance yet portable music and audio production studio.
Featuring industry-standard Pro Tools | Software and the best-in-class Quartet by Apogee 12x8 audio interface, Pro Tools | Quartet provides everything you need to create professional-level productions that will help you stand out from the crowd—from first note to final mix.
Pro Tools | Quartet gives you the best of both worlds—multi award-winning Pro Tools | Software, used and trusted by just about every top artist, musician, producer, engineer, mixer, sound designer, recording studio, and post-production facility around the world, and the legendary sound of the Quartet by Apogee audio interface. With Pro Tools | Quartet, you get a comprehensive yet compact music and audio production system that delivers exceptional performance, quality, and value—in your studio and on the go.
Protools is the longtime industry-standard digital audio workstation in music, film, and television, and has been honored by the industry with Grammy, Oscar, and Emmy awards. With Pro Tools, you can work with the same tools the pros use to create your favorite songs and soundtracks—with unparalleled speed and ease.
The multichannel, best-in-class Pro Tools | Quartet USB desktop audio interface features cutting-edge technology that delivers a difference you can hear. From its state-of-the-art A/D and D/A conversion and world-class mic preamps, to professional-level I/O, you get the legendary sound quality you need to deliver the best mixes possible.
Pro Tools | Quartet is solidly built with die-cast aluminum, steel, and a scratch-resistant display panel hardened by UV processing, providing a sleek yet robust chassis for added protection against daily abuse and the unpredictability of travel. Plus, its compact size makes it an easy fit in any desktop studio environment, or tuck it into your bag or backpack for on-the-go creation.
Four combo mic/instrument/line connections (XLR and 1/4"):
Combination line inputs: balanced, +20 dBu max
Mic/instrument inputs: +20 dBu/+14 dBu max
Four mic preamps:
Gain: Up to 75 dB
EIN: 128 dB (unweighted) @ 60 dB, 150 Ohm input
Max input level: +20 dBu
Input impedance: 3K Ohm
Max input level: 14 dBu
Input impedance: >2M Ohm
Eight channels of ADAT/SMUX input via two Toslink connections (44.1–96 kHz)
Eight analog outputs:
Six 1/4" TRS balanced line/speaker outputs (+20 dBu max output level)
One 1/4" stereo headphone output
Word Clock output (BNC)