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Apogee Element 88

Product Code: AE-ELEMENT-88

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APOGEE WINTER SALE IS NOW ON! JUNE 1st - AUGUST 31st

Buy Apogee Element 88 for only $1999 (regular price $2295) and Get Apogee Control Hardware remote + Apogee FX ModEQ6 and ModComp plugins FREE!

A savings of $936


From June 1st through August 31st 2019, purchase Apogee Element 88 for only $1999 (regular price $2295) and receive an Apogee Control hardware remote and Apogee FX ModEQ6 and ModComp plugins for FREE!

SAVE $936!

*Offer valid for new purchases of Apogee Element 88 within promotional period from an authorized Apogee dealer. Must register Element 88 on Apogee website before September 30th 2019 and provide proof of purchase for plugin license code download

Order code: AE-ELEMENT-88

  • The Elements of Excellent Audio

    Apogee’s Element 24, 46 and 88 are Thunderbolt audio I/O boxes for Mac. The Element Series takes the best of cutting-edge Apogee gear like Symphony I/O Mk II, Ensemble Thunderbolt and Groove and puts it into simple form factors. With streamlined hardware features and advanced software control, the Element series delivers ultimate recording quality and performance at unprecedented prices.

    Analog to Digital Conversion

    A high-quality A/D converter is critical for capturing every detail of your recordings into your computer. The Element series 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™. 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 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.

    Choose Your Element

    Element 24: 2 Analog Inputs + 4 Analog Outputs
    Element 46: 4 Analog Inputs + 6 Analog Outputs
    Element 88: 8 Analog Inputs + 8 Analog Outputs

    Great-sounding plugins for Element that work the way you want to

    Apogee FX Rack Plugins are made with the same quest for quality and obsessive attention to detail as Apogee hardware products. Thanks to Apogee’s unique DualPath DSP-Native technology,  Apogee FX Rack plugins can run both on the hardware DSP in Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series interfaces and as native plugins on your Mac. Apogee’s DualPath technology opens up a variety of popular, simplified workflows, always with the lowest latency. No other system offers this level of flexibility and sound quality. Featuring DualPath monitoring, available exclusively with Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series interfaces

    Control the Elements

    Element 24, 46 and 88 are built to be controlled by a powerful software eco-system. With the Element series you have more control options than ever before.

    Built like a Beast. Not Like a Beauty.

    Each Element is constructed with rugged steel and die-cast aluminum and contains studio quality connectors and cutting-edge Apogee circuit design and components. Drop an Element anywhere and connect to premium Apogee quality and lightning fast Thunderbolt connectivity.

    Analog Inputs

    Analog Inputs2 Combi mic/line/instrument inputs with mic preamps and selectable 48v phantom power 4 Combi mic/line/instrument inputs with mic preamps and selectable 48v phantom power 4 Combi mic/line/instrument inputs with mic preamps and selectable 48v phantom power.

    Element 24, 46 and 88 are built to work together. Connect any two Elements directly to a Thunderbolt port on your computer and increase the number of Analog I/O in your recording system. When using multiple Elements, the Optical I/O is for the low latency mixer internal bussing.

    Expand your Ensemble studio for less with any Element Series interface

    Plug any Element Series interface directly into an Ensemble Thunderbolt to expand your studio with Ensemble quality I/O. Element and Ensemble are made to work together using Apogee Control software and the Apogee Control desktop hardware remote. Watch this video to see how easy it is.

    Reviews
    “I recently upgraded to the Apogee Element Series, and I can honestly say the DIFFERENCE IS INCREDIBLE!”

    GoldStars

    “I purchased my Element 24 to replace my old interface from another company. I honestly did not expect such a big difference in sound quality, but Element 24 is a lot cleaner and without any distorting or harsh frequencies.

    Apogee’s tight integration with macOS is really something that stands out from the competition. For example, the fact that you can easily change the output volume with the volume keys on your keyboard without reaching over to the interface is super convenient. Personally, I do not miss having any knobs on the interface especially because the potentiometer on my old interface was the first thing that broke.”

    Oliver Wosnitza

     Apogee Element Customer

     

    GoldStars

    “The Element 24 offers me the amazing sounding D-A that Ive always loved from Apogee. This makes it an amazing output for my ITB mixes. Using optical inputs I can  seamlessly use my rig when dry hiring tracking rooms. The software control is simple, elegant and intuitive. It’s the perfect interface for my needs.”

    James Aparicio

    Apogee Element Customer

     

    Pro Sound News - Review of Apogee Element Series Thunderbolt Audio Interfaces

    "It is the perfect blend between functionality, portability and cost without compromise in quality. The elimination of physical controls is the primary contributor to the Element Series’ affordability; while that made me a bit reluctant, I haven’t missed the controls a bit.”

    Recording Magazine - Apogee Element Review

    "This is a great way to get into the Apogee sound with all the bells and whistles, but at the most cost-conscious price yet!"

    Music Radar - Apogee Element 46 Review

    "It’s impressive stuff, nicely designed and intuitive to use... Apogee’s name is staked on its warm, clear preamps and AD/DA conversion and this reputation is more than upheld here"

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