The Apogee Symphony I/O Mk II 16×16 Special Edition sets a new standard for audio quality within the Symphony series, offering exceptional A/D and D/A conversion capabilities with dynamic ranges of up to 128 dB (A) and impressively low THD+N levels. Tailored for professional Immersive audio applications like Dolby Atmos, it features a plug-and-play solution for Monitor Workflows and enhances multi-speaker setups. The 16x16 SE outshines its predecessors with advanced audio specifications, delivering enhanced purity and musicality. Its robust output driver stage ensures audio integrity regardless of cable length or downstream device anomalies. Remarkably, it achieves greater efficiency with fewer components, resulting in a cooler-running interface, even in a fully loaded 32x32 Symphony I/O chassis.
At a glance
- High-quality A/D and D/A conversion with dynamic ranges of up to 128 dB (A).
- Exceptionally low THD+N levels, with A/D at -115 dB and D/A at -119 dB.
- Tailored for professional Immersive audio applications, such as Dolby Atmos.
- Plug-and-play solution with Monitor Workflows functionality for Immersive audio setups.
- Advanced audio specifications that surpass previous Apogee interfaces, ensuring enhanced purity and musicality.
- Robust output driver stage to preserve audio integrity, even with long cables or downstream device anomalies.
- Achieves 20% greater efficiency with fewer components for a cooler-running interface, suitable for fully loaded 32x32 Symphony I/O chassis.
The Apogee Symphony I/O Mk II 16×16 Special Edition Module is the pinnacle of AD/DA conversion within the Symphony series, delivering unparalleled audio quality. Designed to meet the exacting demands of professional audio applications such as Dolby Atmos and other Immersive audio systems, the 16×16 SE harnesses the latest advancements in digital and analogue audio technology.
One of its standout features is the remarkable A/D input capabilities, boasting an impressive 124 dB (A) of dynamic range and an exceptionally low THD+N of -115 dB. Additionally, its D/A outputs offer an astounding 128 dB (A) of dynamic range, coupled with an astonishingly low THD+N of -119 dB.
Tailored for Immersive Audio
The 16x16 SE Symphony I/O, equipped with the recently introduced Monitor Workflows functionality, serves as a plug-and-play solution for those venturing into the world of Dolby Atmos and other Immersive Audio systems. Moreover, the SE conversion enhances the dimensionality of your multi-speaker monitoring setup, providing an enriched auditory experience.
More Than a Simple Upgrade
Setting a new benchmark, the 16x16 SE boasts any Apogee interface's most advanced audio specifications. Its greater dynamic range and reduced total harmonic distortion contribute to an audio experience of purity and musicality.
A Difference You Can Audibly Appreciate
Beyond the A/D and D/A conversion stages, the pivotal section of your audio interface resides in the analogue output driver stage, which links your mixing and monitoring systems. The 16x16 SE's robust output driver stage ensures audio integrity, irrespective of cable length or input stage anomalies in downstream devices.
20% More Efficient Engineering
In a remarkable feat of electrical engineering, the 16x16 SE I/O module achieves greater efficiency with fewer components compared to its predecessor. This translates to a cooler-running interface, even when housed within a fully loaded 32x32 Symphony I/O chassis.