Avid Technologies Pro Tools / Quartet - Personal Music Studio with Perpetual Pro Tools License

Avid Technologies Pro Tools / Quartet - Personal Music Studio with Perpetual Pro Tools License

Avid Technologies Pro Tools / Quartet - Personal Music Studio with Perpetual Pro Tools License

B&H # AVPROTQ MFR # 9900-65585-00
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • Perpetual Pro Tools License
  • 12 Months Updates and Support
  • 12 Input/8 Output USB Interface
  • 4 Microphone Preamps
  • Phantom Power and MIDI
  • Fully Integrated with Pro Tools
  • Up to 96 Playback/32 Record Voices
  • 64 Instrument Tracks, 250 Busses
  • Plug-Ins, Virtual Instruments Download
  • Mac OS X, Windows
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  • 1Description

Pro Tools / Quartet from Avid is a powerful yet portable music creation and audio recording solution. By combining the industry-standard Pro Tools software with the twelve input/eight output Quartet audio interface from Apogee, the bundle provides everything needed to create professional-level productions. The Avid branded USB audio interface features state-of-the-art A/D and D/A conversion and world-class microphone preamps, delivering the legendary Apogee sound quality.

Aside from functioning as an audio interface, the Quartet is also an efficient interface controller. Using the included EUCON-enabled Pro Tools IO Control software allows for taking direct control of recording and monitoring functions through the software control panel. Solidly built with die-cast aluminum, steel, and a scratch-resistant display panel, the interface provides a robust chassis with added protection against daily abuse and the unpredictability of travel. Plus, its compact size makes it easy to fit into any desktop studio environment, or placed into a bag or backpack for on-the-go creation.

Pro Tools from Avid, an industry standard software is now based on a 64-bit architecture. While there are several important enhancements, the software is now able to access as much RAM as is present on a computer system over the previous 4 GB limit. What this means is that virtual instruments that contain large sample file bases can now be fully loaded, while the number of instruments that can be simultaneously available in a session is also increased.

Another major feature that many have clamored for is offline bouncing. Now preparing intermediary or final mixes is much faster. Sound quality is maintained throughout due to the time-stamped automation while multiple files in different file formats can be created simultaneously. Record input monitoring has been enhanced with ultra-low latency even when routing through plug-ins. And those working with audio for picture will appreciate the ability to play Avid DNxHD files and other HD formats directly within the timeline without transcoding.

Note: Pro Tools IO Control EUCON-enabled software and the AAX plug-in bundle are available for download on product registration.
The bundle also comes with a choice of two free Avid plug-ins, one from the company's Tier 2 plug-ins, and one from the Tier 3 plug-ins.

Quartet

USB 2.0 audio interface
24-bit/192 kHz analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion
Four microphone preamps deliver up to 75dB of gain
Four combo Line/Microphone/Instrument analog inputs
Two optical inputs for eight channels of ADAT/SMUX (44.1 to 96 kHz)
Six balanced line outputs with +20 dBu maximum output level
Independent 1/4" stereo headphone output
USB MIDI connection for CoreMIDI compatible keyboards, synthesizers or DJ controllers
Selectable 48v phantom power, Soft Limit and phase invert
Three configurable touchpads to mute outputs, dim outputs, sum to mono, clear meters, and engage speaker set (enables monitoring of up to three speaker sets or 5.1 surround)
Dual high-resolution OLED displays
Multi-function controller knob
Includes Windows drivers

Pro Tools Software

Fully optimized Avid Audio Engine
64-bit performance for access to larger RAM configurations, which in particular, benefits virtual instrument usage
Speed up mix delivery with faster-than-realtime off-line bouncing with time-stamped automation
Create mixes with up to 96 audio tracks (sample rate dependent)
Compose with virtual instruments and MIDI and Score Editors
Loop recording/track comping workflows
Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch processing
Automatic delay compensation
Multi-track Beat Detective
QuickPunch mode
Timecode ruler
Play HD video directly in the Pro Tools timeline using the Avid Video Engine
Automate tracks while recording
AAF/OMF/MXF file interchange
Over sixty AAX effects plug-ins and virtual instruments (download)
UPC: 724643119119
In the Box
Avid Technologies Pro Tools / Quartet - Personal Music Studio with Perpetual Pro Tools License
  • USB Cable
  • External Power Supply
  • Pro Tools Software Activation Card
  • iLok 2 USB Key
  • One (1) Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Hardware
    Interface USB 2.0
    Converter 24-bit/192 kHz
    A/D Conversion Maximum Input Level: +20 dBu, referenced +4 dBu
    Maximum Input Level: +6 dBV, referenced -10 dBV
    Input Impedance: 5kΩ
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, > +/-0.2 dB @ 44.1 kHz
    Relative THD+N: -106 dB @ 96 kHz
    Dynamic Range: 114 dB, A-weighted
    D/A Conversion Maximum Output Level: +20 dBu, referenced +4 dBu
    Maximum Output Level: +6 dBV, referenced -10 dBV
    Line Output Impedance: 90Ω
    Maximum Headphone Output Level : 19 dBu
    HPH Output Impedance: 30Ω
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, > +/- 0.05 dB @ 44.1 kHz
    Relative THD+N: -113 dB @ 96 kHz
    Dynamic Range: 123 dB, A-weighted
    Analog Inputs 4 x XLR/TRS combo connectors
    Maximum Input Level: +20 dBu
    Digital Inputs 2 x TOSLink ADAT optical (44.1 to 96 kHz)
    Mic Preamps Gain: Up to 75 dB
    EIN: 128 dB (unweighted) @ 60 dB, 150Ω input
    Max Input Level: +20 dBu
    Input Impedance: 3kΩ
    Hi-Z Input Max Input Level: 14 dBu
    Input Impedance: >2MΩ
    Analog Outputs 6 x 1/4" TRS balanced Line/Speaker
    1 x 1/4" TRS Headphone
    Line/Speaker Maximum Output Level: +20 dBu
    Digital Outputs 1 x BNC Wordclock
    MIDI 1 x USB-A type MIDI I/O for connecting CoreMIDI-compatible keyboard, synthesizer, or DJ controller
    Other 48V phantom power selectable on analog inputs
    Soft Limit selectable on analog inputs
    Low-latency monitoring
    Control knob for setting input and output levels
    Three configurable touchpads
    Six QuickTouch pads for selecting inputs and outputs
    Display Dual full color, high-resolution OLED display for viewing input and output levels and settings
    Power Requirements DC power supply included
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 10.2 x 5.3 x 3.0" (259 x 135 x 76 mm)
    Weight 3.1 lb (1.4 kg)
    System Requirements For Pro Tools Software

    Mac
    Avid-qualified Mac
    OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks
    4 GB RAM minimum (8 GB for video playback)
    15 GB free hard drive space for installation
    USB port for iLok (plus Internet connection for software download)
    iLok 2 (original iLok not supported)

    Windows
    Avid-qualified PC
    Windows 7 or 8 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate (64-bit)
    4 GB RAM minimum (8 GB for video playback)
    15 GB free hard drive space for installation
    USB port for iLok (plus Internet connection for software download)
    iLok 2 (original iLok not supported)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.55 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.284 x 8.583 x 5.591"

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