Apogee 8x8 Analog I/O + 8x8 AES/Optical I/O Module

2,599.00 RRP 3,019.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 68659

  • Up To 16 Channels Of I/O Simultaneously
  • Separate 25-Pin D-Sub Connectors for Balanced Analog I/O
  • 2 x Optical I/O For ADAT and SMUX
  • 2 x RCA and Optical Jacks For S/PDIF I/O
  • Up to 24-Bit/192kHz Digital Audio With AES/EBU Format

Apogee 8x8 Analog I/O + 8x8 AES/Optical I/O Module

The Apogee 8 Analog I/O + 8 AES/Optical I/O + 2-Ch S/PDIF Module is an I/O Module that acts as the core of the Symphony I/O. This powerful module features 8 channels of Analog I/O and up to 8 channel of digital connectivity. As always with Apogee products this module features the best audio quality available resulting in pristine recordings from the inputs. This premium quality interface module is the ideal addition to any studio or recording setup.

Product Ref: 68659

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16 Channels Of I/O Smultaneously

This multi-channel interface module features support for up to 16 channels of I/O that can be used simultaneously. The Apogee 8 features 8 balanced inputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector and 8 balanced outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector. Featuring audiophile quality this module delivers premium quality audio in a compact and intuitive interface module.

Expansive Connectivity

One of the main functions of the Apogee 8 is to be an expansion for your Symphony I/O, giving you 8 additional channels of analog I/O whilst retaining the versatile connectivity and premium-quality audio. This module features 8 channels of ADAT or S/MUX I/O plus connections for D-Sub, optical and RCA inputs, ensuring maximum flexibility on your range of connections.

Innovative Technology

With technology reaching new levels every single day, equipment and interfaces are being updated and improved with every version. The Apogee 8 is no different with a more streamlined design than its predecessors, resulting in a simplified interface module that delivers low-latency on all inputs plus a 30% increase in power efficiency.


  • Add 8 channels of analog I/O and 8 channels of digital or optical I/O to your Symphony I/O interface
  • Separate 25-pin D-Sub connectors for balanced analog input, analog output, and AES/EBU I/O
  • 2 x Optical inputs and outputs for ADAT and SMUX
  • 2 x RCA and Optical jacks for S/PDIF I/O
  • Up to 24-bit/192kHz digital audio using the single-wide AES/EBU format


    • Analog IN: 8 balanced inputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector
    • *AES-EBU IN: 8 inputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector(192k single wide compatible)
    • *Optical IN: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
      • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz
      • SMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHz
      • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 96 kHz
    • Coax IN: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz
    • Analog OUT: 8 balanced outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector
    • *AES-EBU OUT: 8 outputs on 1 DSUB 25-pin connector (192k single wide compatible)
    • *Optical OUT: Supports ADAT, SMUX & S/PDIF
      • ADAT: 8 channels 44.1-48 kHz
      • SMUX: 8 channels 88.2-96 kHz
      • S/PDIF: 2 channels, up to 96 kHz
    • Coax OUT: 2 channels of S/PDIF, up to 192 kHz
*Dig I/O hardware switch selects AES or Optical digital I/O format