Apogee Duet – How to begin recording in Logic Pro X
In this tutorial we will show you how to set up Apogee Duet in Logic Pro X and begin recording quickly
To follow this tutorial, you need to have Duet, Mac OS 10.6.7 or greater, and Logic. Open Logic and create a new session. Click on “Preferences”, “Audio” Choose “Duet” for your Output and Input device For now set the buffer to 64. For best latency you can set the buffer lower, but you may need to adjust the buffer higher depending on the size of the project you are working on. Make sure that “Software Monitoring” is selected. Click on “Apply Changes” and close the preferences window. Open Maestro 2, found in the applications folder Here you can select from the different Duet input choices +4 and -10 bypass Duet’s mic pre amp and is a direct line level connection to the A to D converter. ”Mic” is for connecting a Dynamic, Ribbon, or Condenser Mic to Duet’s XLR breakout cable. If you are connecting a Condenser mic, you will need to click on the “48” button to turn phantom power on. ”Instrument” is for connecting a guitar, bass, or keyboard to the 1/4″ instrument input. Now click on “Output” In the Output section you can select how you want to route Duet’s four outputs, assigning them to the Main or Headphone outputs. After connecting your headphones or monitors to Duet Click on Logic’s “Record Enable button”
Adjust your input level with Duet, or in Maestro you will now hear the input source you have plugged in. You are now ready to record.