Apogee ONE is a studio-quality microphone and audio interface for iPod touch, iPhone, iPad or Mac. More than just a microphone, ONE is designed for creating professional recordings with GarageBand, connecting to your device via USB. With a built-in mic, an input for your guitar and great sound quality for your headphones, ONE is an all-in-one solution for totally portable recording.
Legendary Apogee Sound Quality
Apogee products have been instrumental in making countless hit records and are used in some of the most prestigious recording studios around the world. ONE makes this same technology available to you in a portable form.
ONE is a microphone
ONE features a built-in omnidirectional studio-quality condenser microphone that makes it easy to capture song ideas, vocals, podcasts and interviews. With the included mic clip you can position ONE perfectly on your microphone stand to capture any sound.
ONE is an audio interface
ONE’s breakout cable lets you connect a microphone to the XLR input and an electric guitar, bass or acoustic guitar with pickup to the 1/4-inch instrument input. With up to two simultaneous channels of recording and Apogee’s premium A/D conversion and mic pre-amp technology, you can make professional recordings anywhere.
A new listening experience
ONE’s stereo output delivers audiophile quality sound from your iPod touch, iPhone, iPad or Mac to your headphones or speakers. You will hear every subtle detail of your music like never before, allowing you to create better mixes and enjoy your iTunes library even more.
DC power charges iPad
With a direct digital connection and an external power source, ONE is able to charge your iPad while you record so your work will not be interrupted.
- Studio-quality, built-in omnidirectional condenser microphone
- Balanced XLR microphone input (Selectable 48v Phantom Power)
- Line-level, 1/8-inch stereo output for headphones or speakers
- Record up to two inputs at a time (instrument and built-in microphone or external microphone)
- Low latency monitoring and complete input/output control with Apogee’s Maestro software
- Charges your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad
- Optional battery operation for remote recording on iPad (2 AA batteries not included)
Did you notice?ONE's compact size is travel-friendly, allowing you to record and perform professionally any place your music takes you.
Apple Recommends ForMaking music on your iPad. Anyone looking for a world-class microphone and audio interface will love the way this sounds.
What's in the Box?
- Apogee ONE Microphone and Audio Interface
- Breakout cable with one XLR mic input and one 1/4-inch instrument input
- Microphone stand clip
- USB cable, 30-pin iOS cable
- Universal power supply with NA, EU, UK, AU, JP adapters
- Quickstart guide
- Lightning to USB cable
- Input Type : 1/4 Inch Mono, XLR
- Height : 1.25 in./3.17 cm
- Width : 2.25 in./5.71 cm
- Weight : 8 oz./226.8 g
- Length : 6.4 in./16.26 cm
- OS X 10.7.5 or greater
- Intel Mac
- 2 GB minimum, 4 GB recommended
- GarageBand, Logic Pro, MainStage, or any Core Audio compatible application
- Mfr. Part Number : ONE-IOS-MAC
- UPC or EAN No. : 805676301044
- Note : Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
Apogee Maestro is the control application for MFi compliant Apogee audio interfaces. Maestro lets you access and adjust all features and settings from 5 simple tabs. Maestro also significantly improves latency (the delay that occurs during recording) with a hardware based low latency mixer.
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Ratings & Reviews
The Apogee One is super cool. I am a professional guitar player and am always on road. I rarely get the time to be in a studio s The Apogee One is super cool. I am a professional guitar player and am always on road. I rarely get the time to be in a studio so I have to resort to portable recording. I have tried numerous products that have not worked out so well. I recently purchased the Apogee One and it has been a game changer for me! I use it on the bus with my iPad mostly and it is perfect for getting down those ideas that previously had been hard to record in a professional way. I usually don't write reviews but i highly recommened this product for the at home musician or if you're like me and seem to always be on the road. …
- Written by Christian M from Venice
27 of 27 people found this useful
I also had a challenge with the first unit I bought, but Apple's customer service is second to none, so it was simple to exchange I also had a challenge with the first unit I bought, but Apple's customer service is second to none, so it was simple to exchange for another one, which so far, knock wood, works fine. The built in mic is good and handy for capturing ideas on the fly. Using the breakout cable and the xlr to plug in an external mic takes this to another level. The sound is drop dead gorgeous, thanks to Apogee's conversion and pre amps. At least as great as the Duet 2 on my Macbook Pro. It turns the iPad into a mobile pro rig. It's beautiful! Couldn't be happier. …
- Written by Wendy W from Santa Monica
15 of 15 people found this useful
The perfect device for traveling home studio
The Apogee One is a great home-studio recording tool.
I love the mobility of this device. I can take it anywhere and easily ho The Apogee One is a great home-studio recording tool.
I love the mobility of this device. I can take it anywhere and easily hook it up to any of my devices & still get a consistent quality sound.
Definitely a lot of bang for your buck! …
- Written by Mairead D from Playa Del Rey
11 of 11 people found this useful
Fantastic Professional Grade Product at a consumer affordable price!
I was overwhelmed by the quality. Pro grade studio sound in and out for a consumer price range. There is very low distortion which I was overwhelmed by the quality. Pro grade studio sound in and out for a consumer price range. There is very low distortion which is critical in high-fidelity music recording and playback. You can here the difference. You can feel like you are in the concert room with your eyes closed. It sounds real, like 1000$ plus stereo system amplifiers. Worth the investment. …
- Written by Anthony Kwok-Hing W from Ottawa
1 of 1 people found this useful
WARNING: DOESN'T WORK WITH GARAGEBAND ON iPAD 3rd GEN
This is a good product. Unless you're the unhappy owner of an iPad 3, that is. There's a mysterious problem when you put an iPad 3 This is a good product. Unless you're the unhappy owner of an iPad 3, that is. There's a mysterious problem when you put an iPad 3 together with an Apogee ONE for iPad and use Garageband. And I and a fair few other people have reported this to Apogee, who say it's Apple's problem because the ONE works with Garageband on every other type of iPad and iPhone.
So I then went on to I report the problem to Apple. Who knows if anyone's read it or if they're ever going to do anything about it. You never can tell because nobody from the Apple core ever gets back to you!
So, even tho I'm only giving the Apogee ONE 2 out of 5, apparently if you use another DAW app other than Garageband on your iPad 3, it doesn't make the horrible noise. I wasn't prepared to fork out more money on apps to find out, so I can't tell you if that's true or not. Hoping for an Apple fix reeeeeeal soon! …
- Written by Lesley S from Leeds
1 of 2 people found this useful
Fabulously simple to set up and fabulous sound
i had a really cheap guitar to USB interface but experienced latency issues, crackling and pops - i get none of that with the Apog i had a really cheap guitar to USB interface but experienced latency issues, crackling and pops - i get none of that with the Apogee ONE and the microphone is super too. An all round fantastic product. …
- Written by John R from SANDBACH
2 of 2 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Does this work with video recording?
- Asked by Richard R from Vancouver
- Jul 30, 2014
Yes, ONE works perfectly with video recording through the Camera App on iPhone or iPad. ONE can also Yes, ONE works perfectly with video recording through the Camera App on iPhone or iPad. ONE can also work with video recording apps on Mac as well. …
- Answered by Rob C from Santa Monica
- Jul 31, 2014
Does it come with international warranty?
- Asked by Fergus L
- Nov 7, 2013
Yes, Apogee products include a one year warranty in the US and adhere to all international warranty Yes, Apogee products include a one year warranty in the US and adhere to all international warranty regulations elsewhere. If you need service or support of an Apogee product outside of the US, there are a number of international service and support locations around the globe. …
- Answered by Rob C from Santa Monica
- Aug 7, 2014
Help? I need a sound card and a mic to record audio interview on my Mac book Pro. Should i buy an Apogee one or Apogee mic digital microphone?
- Asked by Louise D from Waverton
- Mar 12, 2014