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Apogee Duet 3 audio interface

Duet 3


Pro Mobile Studio

From the tour bus to hotel, never let an idea go to waste with Duet 3. With two inputs and four outputs of top-quality conversion, plus two world-class preamps, Duet 3 is the perfect mobile companion to write and produce your next hit single.

  • Pristine A/D and D/A Conversion

  • 2 Studio-Quality Preamps

  • Zero Latency Monitoring

  • iOS, Mac, & Windows Compatible

Duet 3


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Take Your Studio With You

Focus, right.

It’s time to upgrade your interface to match the quality of your music. Keep your artistry in focus, not the sound of poor quality converters.

Apogee Duet next to headphones

Record Like The Pro’s

Just like blackbear, Metro Boomin, and Azelia Banks — you can write, record, and mix your next Grammy-award winning hit with just one device.

Duet 3 Logic Pro and guitar player

Become Part of the Legacy

The Duet shattered expectations of what a home recording studio could sound like. Record at home without dropping all your cash at a big studio.

Apogee Duet on dock by laptop and speakers

Give Your Computer a Break

Harness the power of the Duet’s onboard DSP to enhance your recording with Apogee plugins. Add some bite, EQ, or compression to your signal.

Apogee Duet 3 Dock with Logic Pro and ECS plugin

Product Details




Bundled Software

In The Box







*Get an extra 1/4″ headphone jack when using Duet 3 with Duet Dock. The 2nd headphone jack mirrors the first one.

*All iPads with an USB-C port are compatible with Duet 3.
Devices with a Lightning port require the camera connection kit and a powered USB-A hub.

Included With Duet 3*:

*All offers require registration of new Duet 3 on Apogee Registration Account

  • Duet 3
  • Breakout Cable
  • Travel Case
  • USB Type C / Type A cable
User Guide PDF (1.89 MB)

A High-End Upgrade for Your Mobile Studio

Is Duet 3 Compatible with Apple Silicon? arrow down

Yes, the Apogee Duet 3 is compatible with Apple Silicon Macs.

Does Duet 3 require external power? arrow down

Computers with USB Type C ports supporting USB 3.0 and up should deliver enough bus power to operate the Duet 3.

On computers with USB Type-A ports (USB 1 and 2), there could be scenarios where insufficient power is available for Duet 3. Under these circumstances, you can use the additional USB-C port to provide the extra power needed.

What is the second USB-C port for? Can I connect Midi to it? arrow down

This port is used for connecting an external power supply only. It does not support any passthrough for other USB or MIDI devices.

Is Duet 3 USB Class-Compliant? arrow down

Yes, all Apogee USB products are class compliant.

Can you run other plugins (like reverb) on Duet’s DSP? arrow down

No, the Duet 3 internal DSP only runs the ECS Channels Strip.

What is the difference between Apogee Duet 2 and Duet 3? arrow down

Duet 3 is a completely new design based on the latest analog and digital innovation from Apogee. The result is a new generation of best-in-class sound quality improvements, including significantly better dynamic range and an even better-sounding headphone amplifier that uses our Zero-Ohm technology.

Duet 3 also includes embedded DSP for processing audio on input to appeal to artists that want to monitor with the lowest latency possible


Joel Taylor
“I’m a long-time Apogee user. I’ve had every Duet. The build quality with Apogee is really what you pay for. The incredible sound, the technology, the sleek design – it’s really an amazing unit. What I love about the Duet is you can take it anywhere. From session to session, you can have studio quality audio and amazing recordings in the palm of your hands. Apogee is known for their converters, but the mic pres are so good on this Duet. They’re punchy, clear, they’re not sterile. My U47 straight into the Apogee pre is a great combination. I really can’t say enough positive things about the Duet. If you don’t have one already, go out and get one. You won’t regret it!”

Joel Taylor

Singer / Songwriter / Producer