Apogee Symphony I/O MkII now available with Waves SoundGrid

Apogee Electronics and UK distributor Sound Technology have announced that Symphony I/O MkII, Apogee’s flagship AD/DA converter, is now available with connectivity to Waves‘ SoundGrid network.

With an ethernet connection, Symphony I/O MkII’s sound quality can easily be accessed from a computer, shared between multiple rooms, multiple computers and ‘supercharged’ with real-time DSP power via Waves SoundGrid servers.

Symphony I/O MkII SoundGrid integrates with all DAWs, providing a range of possibilities for setups of every size for studio, live and post production workflows.

“We’re very pleased to be working with Waves to bring a SoundGrid-enabled Symphony I/O MkII to Apogee and Waves customers”, said Sean McArthur, director of marketing for Apogee. “Symphony I/O MkII is a flagship product that reflects more than 30 years of our expertise in making superior digital audio recording interfaces and it’s a platform we are still building on. Adding SoundGrid connectivity to Symphony I/O MkII offers customers the best of both worlds in professional audio quality and ultra-low latency plugin processing over a network. It’s an ideal solution for studio recording and live sound production.”

Mick Olesh, Waves EVP of sales and marketing, added, “We are delighted to collaborate with Apogee and offer Waves SoundGrid technology and the use of Waves plugins to the Symphony I/O MkII, thus augmenting its capabilities and offering users, whether in studio or live, a substantial increase in its ability to network easily, a valuable high channel count per connection and extremely low latency.”

Symphony I/O MkII SoundGrid is now available in one of three standard I/O configurations: 8×8, 16×16 or 8×8+8 mic preamps. These configurations can be expanded with additional I/O modules to accommodate up to 32×32 simultaneous inputs and outputs.