We are pleased to announce the availability of the February 2022, Apogee Control 2 software update. This release includes new features for Symphony Desktop and Duet 3, along with bug fixes for both products as well as legacy USB devices (Duet for iPad & Mac, Duet 2 (Mac only), Quartet, One for iPad & Mac, One for Mac).
Duet 3 – Can now be powered via USB-C PD enabling higher headphone output levels and improved DAC dynamic range
50% off Plugins Reminder – You can purchase additional plugins or bundles for 50% off in the Apogee webstore using the coupon code you received in the customer portal when you registered your Symphony Desktop or Duet 3. Login here to access your code
What’s new in Release 1.2 part II
Apogee ModEQ 6, ModComp and Opto-3A plugins are now fully supported in the Apogee Channel FX plugin wrapper for Symphony Desktop.
Full control of all Apogee Native/Hardware DSP DualPath plugins from the Symphony Desktop’s Touchscreen Control.
All Apogee Hardware DSP plugins are now available on all 8* Optical Inputs (*8 when using ADAT, 4 when using SMUX, 2 when using S/PDIF) this includes:
Symphony ECS Channel Strip
All Hardware DSP versions of Apogee FX plugins are included for free in this upgrade for existing users and with the new purchases of Symphony Desktop.
Symphony ECS Channel Strip and Clearmountain’s Spaces native plugins are also included with Symphony Desktop (Activation codes available upon registration)
The complete suite of Apogee FX Native plugins is available at point of purchase with Symphony Desktop at a discount of 50% off.
Apogee Control 2
Updates for Symphony Desktop, Duet 3 and legacy USB products
What’s new in this release
Duet 3 updates (firmware update required- included in this release, see instructions below*):
Can be powered via USB-C PD (Power Delivery) power supply that delivers a minimum of 15W
When powered via USB-C, headphone output can deliver higher levels and DAC dynamic range is improved
Display of Volume and Level on LED meters
Now works at 96kHz on iPad Pro
Misc. performance improvements and fixes
Symphony Desktop (firmware update required- included in this release, see instructions below*)
Duet for iPad & Mac (must already be on v3.05 firmware- no firmware updater included in this release)
Duet 2 (Mac only and must already be on v0.1.38 firmware- no firmware updater included in this release)
Quartet (must already be on v13.09 firmware- no firmware updater included in this release)
One for iPad & Mac, One for Mac (must already be on v1.05 firmware- no firmware updater included in this release)
*A valid iLok license is required to run Apogee FX native plugins:
Symphony ECS Channel Strip
in the Monitor FX Rack of the Apogee Channel FX plugin wrapper for Symphony Desktop.
The most up-to-date information, including Step by Step Setup instructions, the latest User’s Guides, and the Features Release Schedule, may be found here: