Apogee Quartet 4x8 USB Audio Interface and Studio Control Center for Mac and iOS


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  • Apogee Quartet is the ultimate desktop audio interface and studio control center for professional recording on Mac and iPad. Made for the musician, producer and engineer that wants the ultimate sound quality and studio control in a compact desktop form factor, Quartet features legendary Apogee AD/DA conversion, 4 world-class microphone preamps, USB MIDI I/O, ESS Sabre32 DAC technology and monitor controls.

    Take advantage of Quartet's low latency USB connection and powerful native Mac processing to join the ranks of top engineers and producers who count on Waves and Apogee to deliver hit after hit.

    With Quartet's 4 Combo inputs you can connect microphones, guitars, keyboards or line level devices such as external mic preamps or a mixing board. Expand your system with 8 additional inputs via Quartets optical (ADAT/SMUX) digital IN. Quartet also includes 8 analog outputs - 6 1/4” balanced outputs for connection to speakers or outboard equipment and a separate, independently controlled 1/4” stereo headphone output. You can control up to 3 pairs of speakers or set Quartet up for 5.1 surround monitoring.


    • First professional multi-channel audio interface for iPad
    • Direct digital connection to iPod touch, iPhone, iPad
    • Works with GarageBand, Auria, MultiTrack and any Core Audio compliant app on iOS
    • Works with GarageBand, Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton and any Core Audio compliant app on Mac
    • Low latency monitoring, complete input/output control with Apogee's Maestro software (iOS & Mac)
    • USB 2.0 High-speed Mac audio interface
    • 4 Analog Inputs:
      • Combination line (balanced +20dBu max)
      • Mic/Instrument (+20dBu/+14dBu max)
      • 4 Microphone preamps with up to 75dB of gain
      • Selectable 48v phantom power, Soft Limit and phase invert
    • Digital Inputs:
      • ADAT/SMUX Input, 8 channels, 2 Toslink connectors, 44.1kHz to 96kHz
      • MIDI input (USB-A type connector)
    • 8 Analog Outputs:
      • 6 Balanced line outputs, +20 dBu maximum output level
      • 1 Independent 1/4” stereo headphone output
    • Digital Outputs:
      • MIDI output (USB-A type connector)
      • Word clock output on BNC connector
    • A/D and D/A conversion: 24 bit/192kHz
    • 2 top panel high-resolution OLED displays
    • Controller knob
    • 6 touchpads for direct selection of inputs and outputs
    • 3 assignable touchpads to control:
      • Mute Outputs
      • Dim Outputs
      • Sum to Mono
      • Clear Meters
      • Engage Speaker Set (allows monitoring of up to 3 pairs of speakers)
    • Legendary Apogee sound quality
    • Designed in California – Made in the U.S.A.
  • Mac OS:

    • Computer: Intel Mac 1.5GHz or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB recommended
    • OS: 10.6.8, 10.7.5 or greater
    • Connection and power: Any available USB port on a Mac
    • Power: DC Power supply included


    • iOS version: 6 or greater
    • Connection: Lightning connector
    • DC Power supply included

    iOS device compatibility:

    • iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7,
    • iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5,
    • iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (4th generation), iPod touch (6th generation), iPad touch (5th generation)

    Compatible Software:

    • Mac
      • Any Mac Core Audio compatible application
      • Recommended apps: Logic, GarageBand, MainStage, Final Cut, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Studio One, Cubase, and Nuendo
    • iOS
      • Any iOS Core Audio compatible app. Recommended apps: GarageBand, Auria

    In the box:

    • Quartet
    • USB Cable
    • Lightning iOS cable
    • Universal Power Supply with standard 3 pin-IEC cable
    • QuickStart Guide
    • Instructions for download of software and complete documentation


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