{"id":8206831041,"title":"Apogee Groove USB DAC and Headphone Amp","handle":"apogee-groove-usb-dac-and-headphone-amp","description":"\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"flex_column av_one_half flex_column_div first avia-builder-el-5 el_after_av_one_full el_before_av_one_half column-top-margin\"\u003e\n\u003csection class=\"av_textblock_section\" itemscope=\"itemscope\" itemtype=\"https:\/\/schema.org\/CreativeWork\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"avia_textblock \" itemprop=\"text\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMeet Apogee Groove™\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eApogee Groove is the best portable USB DAC and headphone amp for listening to music on your Mac or PC. Groove takes the same high quality audio technology found in the world’s most prestigious recording studios and delivers it to your laptop. Connect Groove to your computer’s USB port and your headphones or powered speakers to Groove’s audio output. It’s that easy. Groove’s output provides ample power at any impedance and Apogee’s Constant Current Drive™ technology makes your headphones sound their best. You’ll be amazed by the difference in sound quality – the precise stereo image, punchy bass and stunningly clear high-hats.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan\u003eRecorded by Apogee. Played by Groove.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFor 30 years Apogee has been an innovator and industry leader in digital audio recording. From rock to classical, hip-hop to country, and reggae to jazz, the world’s most successful artists, producers and audio engineers rely on Apogee gear to capture GRAMMY winning recordings. Now, for the first time, Apogee Groove takes this same recording studio technology and makes it available in a simple take-anywhere device dedicated to delivering the ultimate listening experience.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"flex_column av_one_half flex_column_div avia-builder-el-7 el_after_av_one_half avia-builder-el-last column-top-margin\"\u003e\n\u003csection class=\"av_textblock_section\" itemscope=\"itemscope\" itemtype=\"https:\/\/schema.org\/CreativeWork\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"avia_textblock \" itemprop=\"text\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHighlights\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUSB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUp to 24 bit \/ 192kHz audio\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eESS Sabre DAC\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEnhances your iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, Tidal or other music listening experience\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eConstant Current Drive™ provides smooth frequency response with any headphones\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eQuad Sum DAC™, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAsynchronous clocking\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMulti-color LEDs for status and level indication\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePowered by USB\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eTop panel buttons for adjusting volume level\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCompact and portable (95mm L x 30mm W x 16mm H)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePremium aluminum build quality\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBuilt in the USA\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSpecifications\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"flex_column av_one_half flex_column_div first avia-builder-el-7 el_after_av_one_half el_before_av_one_half column-top-margin\"\u003e\n\u003csection class=\"av_textblock_section\" itemscope=\"itemscope\" itemtype=\"https:\/\/schema.org\/CreativeWork\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"avia_textblock \" itemprop=\"text\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUSB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUp to 24 bit \/ 192kHz audio\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eESS Sabre DAC\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnhances your iTunes, Tidal, Spotify, Pandora or other music listening experiences\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConstant Current Drive™ provides smooth frequency response with any headphones\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eQuad Sum DAC™, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAsynchronous clocking\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMulti-color LEDs for status and level indication\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePowered by USB\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTop panel buttons adjust and mute volume\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCompact and portable (95mm L x 30mm W x 16mm H)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePremium aluminum build quality\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBuilt in the USA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eD\/A conversion :\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTHD+N: -107 dB with 600 Ohm load @ 16 dBu\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e(-109 dB with 600 Ohm load @ 16 dBu-Anniversary Edition)\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTHD+N: -100dB with 30 Ohm load @ 10.5 dBu\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e(-101dB with 30 Ohm load @ 10.5 dBu-Anniversary Edition)\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDynamic Range: 117dB a-weighted\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e(119dB a-weighted-Anniversary Edition)\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFrequency response: 10Hz – 20K +\/- 0.2dB\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e(10Hz – 20K +\/- 0.1dB-Anniversary Edition)\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMax output level:\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e225mW into 30 Ohm\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e40mW into 600 Ohm\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e8 channel ESS DAC (4 DACs per channel)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"flex_column av_one_half flex_column_div avia-builder-el-9 el_after_av_one_half el_before_av_section avia-builder-el-last column-top-margin\"\u003e\n\u003csection class=\"av_textblock_section\" itemscope=\"itemscope\" itemtype=\"https:\/\/schema.org\/CreativeWork\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"avia_textblock \" itemprop=\"text\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSystem Requirements\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eMac OS:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eComputer: Intel Mac 1.5GHz or faster\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMemory: 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB recommended\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOS: 10.8 or greater\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConnection and power: Any available USB port\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDriver: Mac Core Audio.  No download or installation necessary.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eWindows OS:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePC or laptop manufactured after January 2006\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIntel Core 2 @ 1.6 GHz or AMD equivalent\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMemory: 1 GB RAM minimum\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWindows 7 (32 and 64 bit) or greater\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConnection and power: Any available USB port\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDriver: Register to download from Apogee’s website\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eIn the box\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGroove\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUSB Cable (1′)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCarrying pouch\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eProduct booklet (Quick Start Guide, Warranty Information)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInstructions for download of software and complete documentation\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" 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itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"sd-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"flex_column av_one_half flex_column_div first avia-builder-el-5 el_after_av_one_full el_before_av_one_half column-top-margin\"\u003e\n\u003csection class=\"av_textblock_section\" itemscope=\"itemscope\" itemtype=\"https:\/\/schema.org\/CreativeWork\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"avia_textblock \" itemprop=\"text\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMeet Apogee Groove™\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eApogee Groove is the best portable USB DAC and headphone amp for listening to music on your Mac or PC. Groove takes the same high quality audio technology found in the world’s most prestigious recording studios and delivers it to your laptop. Connect Groove to your computer’s USB port and your headphones or powered speakers to Groove’s audio output. It’s that easy. Groove’s output provides ample power at any impedance and Apogee’s Constant Current Drive™ technology makes your headphones sound their best. You’ll be amazed by the difference in sound quality – the precise stereo image, punchy bass and stunningly clear high-hats.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan\u003eRecorded by Apogee. Played by Groove.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFor 30 years Apogee has been an innovator and industry leader in digital audio recording. From rock to classical, hip-hop to country, and reggae to jazz, the world’s most successful artists, producers and audio engineers rely on Apogee gear to capture GRAMMY winning recordings. Now, for the first time, Apogee Groove takes this same recording studio technology and makes it available in a simple take-anywhere device dedicated to delivering the ultimate listening experience.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"flex_column av_one_half flex_column_div avia-builder-el-7 el_after_av_one_half avia-builder-el-last column-top-margin\"\u003e\n\u003csection class=\"av_textblock_section\" itemscope=\"itemscope\" itemtype=\"https:\/\/schema.org\/CreativeWork\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"avia_textblock \" itemprop=\"text\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHighlights\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUSB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUp to 24 bit \/ 192kHz audio\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eESS Sabre DAC\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEnhances your iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, Tidal or other music listening experience\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eConstant Current Drive™ provides smooth frequency response with any headphones\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eQuad Sum DAC™, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAsynchronous clocking\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMulti-color LEDs for status and level indication\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePowered by USB\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eTop panel buttons for adjusting volume level\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCompact and portable (95mm L x 30mm W x 16mm H)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePremium aluminum build quality\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBuilt in the USA\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSpecifications\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"flex_column av_one_half flex_column_div first avia-builder-el-7 el_after_av_one_half el_before_av_one_half column-top-margin\"\u003e\n\u003csection class=\"av_textblock_section\" itemscope=\"itemscope\" itemtype=\"https:\/\/schema.org\/CreativeWork\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"avia_textblock \" itemprop=\"text\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUSB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUp to 24 bit \/ 192kHz audio\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eESS Sabre DAC\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnhances your iTunes, Tidal, Spotify, Pandora or other music listening experiences\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConstant Current Drive™ provides smooth frequency response with any headphones\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eQuad Sum DAC™, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAsynchronous clocking\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMulti-color LEDs for status and level indication\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePowered by USB\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTop panel buttons adjust and mute volume\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCompact and portable (95mm L x 30mm W x 16mm H)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePremium aluminum build quality\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBuilt in the USA\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eD\/A conversion :\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTHD+N: -107 dB with 600 Ohm load @ 16 dBu\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e(-109 dB with 600 Ohm load @ 16 dBu-Anniversary Edition)\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTHD+N: -100dB with 30 Ohm load @ 10.5 dBu\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e(-101dB with 30 Ohm load @ 10.5 dBu-Anniversary Edition)\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDynamic Range: 117dB a-weighted\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e(119dB a-weighted-Anniversary Edition)\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFrequency response: 10Hz – 20K +\/- 0.2dB\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e(10Hz – 20K +\/- 0.1dB-Anniversary Edition)\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMax output level:\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e225mW into 30 Ohm\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e40mW into 600 Ohm\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e8 channel ESS DAC (4 DACs per channel)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"flex_column av_one_half flex_column_div avia-builder-el-9 el_after_av_one_half el_before_av_section avia-builder-el-last 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Apogee Groove USB DAC and Headphone Amp

Product Description
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Meet Apogee Groove™

Apogee Groove is the best portable USB DAC and headphone amp for listening to music on your Mac or PC. Groove takes the same high quality audio technology found in the world’s most prestigious recording studios and delivers it to your laptop. Connect Groove to your computer’s USB port and your headphones or powered speakers to Groove’s audio output. It’s that easy. Groove’s output provides ample power at any impedance and Apogee’s Constant Current Drive™ technology makes your headphones sound their best. You’ll be amazed by the difference in sound quality – the precise stereo image, punchy bass and stunningly clear high-hats.

Recorded by Apogee. Played by Groove.

For 30 years Apogee has been an innovator and industry leader in digital audio recording. From rock to classical, hip-hop to country, and reggae to jazz, the world’s most successful artists, producers and audio engineers rely on Apogee gear to capture GRAMMY winning recordings. Now, for the first time, Apogee Groove takes this same recording studio technology and makes it available in a simple take-anywhere device dedicated to delivering the ultimate listening experience.

Highlights

  • USB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC
  • Up to 24 bit / 192kHz audio
  • ESS Sabre DAC
  • Enhances your iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, Tidal or other music listening experience
  • Constant Current Drive™ provides smooth frequency response with any headphones
  • Quad Sum DAC™, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion
  • Asynchronous clocking
  • Multi-color LEDs for status and level indication
  • Powered by USB
  • Top panel buttons for adjusting volume level
  • Compact and portable (95mm L x 30mm W x 16mm H)
  • Premium aluminum build quality
  • Built in the USA

Specifications

Features:

  • USB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC
  • Up to 24 bit / 192kHz audio
  • ESS Sabre DAC
  • Enhances your iTunes, Tidal, Spotify, Pandora or other music listening experiences
  • Constant Current Drive™ provides smooth frequency response with any headphones
  • Quad Sum DAC™, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion
  • Asynchronous clocking
  • Multi-color LEDs for status and level indication
  • Powered by USB
  • Top panel buttons adjust and mute volume
  • Compact and portable (95mm L x 30mm W x 16mm H)
  • Premium aluminum build quality
  • Built in the USA

D/A conversion :

  • THD+N: -107 dB with 600 Ohm load @ 16 dBu
    (-109 dB with 600 Ohm load @ 16 dBu-Anniversary Edition)
  • THD+N: -100dB with 30 Ohm load @ 10.5 dBu
    (-101dB with 30 Ohm load @ 10.5 dBu-Anniversary Edition)
  • Dynamic Range: 117dB a-weighted
    (119dB a-weighted-Anniversary Edition)
  • Frequency response: 10Hz – 20K +/- 0.2dB
    (10Hz – 20K +/- 0.1dB-Anniversary Edition)
  • Max output level:
    • 225mW into 30 Ohm
    • 40mW into 600 Ohm
  • 8 channel ESS DAC (4 DACs per channel)

System Requirements

Mac OS:

  • Computer: Intel Mac 1.5GHz or faster
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB recommended
  • OS: 10.8 or greater
  • Connection and power: Any available USB port
  • Driver: Mac Core Audio.  No download or installation necessary.

Windows OS:

  • PC or laptop manufactured after January 2006
  • Intel Core 2 @ 1.6 GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM minimum
  • Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit) or greater
  • Connection and power: Any available USB port
  • Driver: Register to download from Apogee’s website

In the box

  • Groove
  • USB Cable (1′)
  • Carrying pouch
  • Product booklet (Quick Start Guide, Warranty Information)
  • Instructions for download of software and complete documentation

 

Sku: GROOVE
Vendor: Apogee

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