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As with all Apogee products, Apogee Gio is the highest of quality audio interface and foot pedal controller for guitar and bass. It seamlessly integrates with any Mac DAW that supports CORE audio and lets the user control the recording session from the pedal controls. For recording bass and guitar, accept nothing less to give you the professional sound your music deserves. Buy yours today from UniqueSquared.com
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Description Meet GiO

GiO is the complete guitar interface and software control pedalboard for Apple’s Logic, MainStage and GarageBand. Combining effects control, recording functions and legendary Apogee sound quality, GiO delivers total access to incredible sounding guitar amps and effects in a single foot controller and professional audio interface.


Rock your Mac with incredible guitar tone

With GiO you get Apogee’s legendary conversion and instrument preamp technology. This special circuity is optimized for all guitars and pick-up types and is designed to deliver the true sound of your guitar to your Mac. The result is pure, clean tone. Having the best signal possible is important for your Mac based guitar rig, it allows you to take full advantage of the virtual amps and effects offered by Apple’s Logic, MainStage and GarageBand software.


GiO Highlights

Studio quality guitar interface with advanced AD/DA converters and instrument preamp technology deliver your guitars true tone
Designed specifically for electric guitar and electric bass
Optimized for active and passive pickups
Control panel integrated into Logic, MainStage and GarageBand
GiO’s excellent signal quality optimizes the sound of virtual amps and effects
Hands free recording, effects on/off and preset selection
Can be used with guitar amp, headphones and powered speakers
Who is GiO for?
GiO is great for any guitar player who wants to connect to a Mac and access the numerous virtual amps and effects for recording or live performance. GiO also functions as a foot pedal controller allowing you to control recording functions, turn effects on and off and select presets.


Make incredible guitar recordings with GiO, your Mac and the great sounding amps and effects in Logic and GarageBand. For additional channels, also connect any Apogee interface like the Apogee MiC and record guitar and vocals at the same time.


Expand your rig and take your live performance to a new level with GiO, MacBook Air and MainStage, featuring a huge combination of amps and pedal effects, easily selectable with GiO's foot control.


Ideal for the solo performer playing small venues, GiO MainStage and a MacBook Air give you incredible sound quality for your guitar and backing tracks with minimal gear.


Plug and Play and Rock with GiO and GarageBand

GarageBand, features 12 classic amps and 15 stompboxes and offers an amazing range of guitar tone and variety to your Mac. GiO delivers your guitar signal to and from these amps and effects with uncompromised quality.


With GarageBand '11 and GarageBand '09, GiO lets users quickly connect their guitar, select and control built-in amps and stompboxes, and record. GiO's control panel is integrated into GarageBand and lets you easily make input and output adjustments to dial in level and volume.


Designed to work with the new Logic and MainStage, GiO allows guitar players to control recording functions, preset changes and plug-ins like Amp Designer and Pedalboard, along with the new Playback and Loopback features in MainStage.


Software Control with GiO

Stomp on it. Effects control without the mouse.

Imagine finding your sound without going back and forth from your guitar to your Mac. With GiO, you can audition effects presets in GarageBand, Logic and MainStage, and turn effects on and off while playing or recording... all without touching your keyboard.


Hands free recording.

GiO frees you from key-command recording allowing you to concentrate on your performance and not the space bar. The five transport buttons on GiO let you record, play, stop and quickly navigate thru your track without taking your hands off the neck of your guitar.


"Next" preset please.

Previous and Next preset select buttons let you quickly audition and toggle between guitar amps and effects presets in Logic and GarageBand and the patch lists in MainStage.


Inputs and Outputs with GiO

Instrument input

GiO’s 1/4” instrument input features Apogee’s world-class instrument preamp and converters. Hear and record your guitar’s true tone straight into Apple’s Logic, MainStage and GarageBand software without compromise. GiO is optimized for all pickup configurations from the most basic single coil to sophisticated active electronics setups.


Find out why Apogee products Sound Amazing


MIDI Expression pedal input

GiO’s Expression control pedal input allows access to traditional effects like wah-wah, and volume. Also, control effects parameters like the length of a delay or the speed of a tremolo. (Expression Control Pedal not included). Approved expression pedals include: Yamaha FC-7 and Roland EV-5


USB

GiO is fully powered by the USB connection to your Mac eliminating the need for an external power source. Simply plug into an available USB port on any Mac and you’re ready to go.


Output: Headphones, monitors or instrument amplifier

Hear your guitar and recording like never before. Connect your headphones, powered monitors or instrument amplifier to Apogee converters via GiO’s 1/4” stereo output and listen to your guitar and mix with incredible clarity and dimension.

SKU APG-GIO
MPN GIO
Features
Apogee GiO Overview- PRESS PLAY

Apogee Gio Guitar Interface and Software Control Pedalboard Features:
  • Unbalanced 1/4” high impedance instrument input
  • 1/4” MIDI Expression pedal input
  • Line-level, 1/4” stereo output for headphones, powered monitors or an instrument amplifier
  • A/D and D/A conversion @ 44.1/48kHz, 24-bit
  • 5 Stompbox buttons, dynamically color coded to match software effects
  • 5 Transport control buttons, dynamically lit when engaged
  • 2 “Previous/Next” preset selection buttons
  • Control built into Apple’s GarageBand '09, Logic Pro 9, and MainStage 2 software
Specifications
Apogee Gio Guitar Interface and Software Control Pedalboard Specifications:
Dimensions
7" W x 18" L x 2.5" H
Media Details
Recording with Apogee ONE and GiO in GarageBand
Apogee GiO and GarageBand '11
System Requirements
Apogee Gio Guitar Interface and Software Control Pedalboard System Requirements:
Computer
Mac, with an Intel or PowerPC G5 processor
Memory
1 GB minimum of installed RAM, 2 GB recommended
OS
10.5.7 or greater
Apple’s GarageBand '09, Logic Pro 9, MainStage 2, Logic Express 9
Connection and Power
USB, powered by any available USB port on the computer
Package Contents
  • (1) GiO
  • (1) 5 meter USB cable
  • (1) 3 meter 1/4” Stereo to Left/Right RCA cable
  • (1) Apogee Software & Documentation CD
  • (1) QuickStart Guide
Warranty Details
Warranty Information

Product: Period:
Apogee Gio 1 Year

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Description

Description Meet GiO

GiO is the complete guitar interface and software control pedalboard for Apple’s Logic, MainStage and GarageBand. Combining effects control, recording functions and legendary Apogee sound quality, GiO delivers total access to incredible sounding guitar amps and effects in a single foot controller and professional audio interface.


Rock your Mac with incredible guitar tone

With GiO you get Apogee’s legendary conversion and instrument preamp technology. This special circuity is optimized for all guitars and pick-up types and is designed to deliver the true sound of your guitar to your Mac. The result is pure, clean tone. Having the best signal possible is important for your Mac based guitar rig, it allows you to take full advantage of the virtual amps and effects offered by Apple’s Logic, MainStage and GarageBand software.


GiO Highlights

Studio quality guitar interface with advanced AD/DA converters and instrument preamp technology deliver your guitars true tone
Designed specifically for electric guitar and electric bass
Optimized for active and passive pickups
Control panel integrated into Logic, MainStage and GarageBand
GiO’s excellent signal quality optimizes the sound of virtual amps and effects
Hands free recording, effects on/off and preset selection
Can be used with guitar amp, headphones and powered speakers
Who is GiO for?
GiO is great for any guitar player who wants to connect to a Mac and access the numerous virtual amps and effects for recording or live performance. GiO also functions as a foot pedal controller allowing you to control recording functions, turn effects on and off and select presets.


Make incredible guitar recordings with GiO, your Mac and the great sounding amps and effects in Logic and GarageBand. For additional channels, also connect any Apogee interface like the Apogee MiC and record guitar and vocals at the same time.


Expand your rig and take your live performance to a new level with GiO, MacBook Air and MainStage, featuring a huge combination of amps and pedal effects, easily selectable with GiO's foot control.


Ideal for the solo performer playing small venues, GiO MainStage and a MacBook Air give you incredible sound quality for your guitar and backing tracks with minimal gear.


Plug and Play and Rock with GiO and GarageBand

GarageBand, features 12 classic amps and 15 stompboxes and offers an amazing range of guitar tone and variety to your Mac. GiO delivers your guitar signal to and from these amps and effects with uncompromised quality.


With GarageBand '11 and GarageBand '09, GiO lets users quickly connect their guitar, select and control built-in amps and stompboxes, and record. GiO's control panel is integrated into GarageBand and lets you easily make input and output adjustments to dial in level and volume.


Designed to work with the new Logic and MainStage, GiO allows guitar players to control recording functions, preset changes and plug-ins like Amp Designer and Pedalboard, along with the new Playback and Loopback features in MainStage.


Software Control with GiO

Stomp on it. Effects control without the mouse.

Imagine finding your sound without going back and forth from your guitar to your Mac. With GiO, you can audition effects presets in GarageBand, Logic and MainStage, and turn effects on and off while playing or recording... all without touching your keyboard.


Hands free recording.

GiO frees you from key-command recording allowing you to concentrate on your performance and not the space bar. The five transport buttons on GiO let you record, play, stop and quickly navigate thru your track without taking your hands off the neck of your guitar.


"Next" preset please.

Previous and Next preset select buttons let you quickly audition and toggle between guitar amps and effects presets in Logic and GarageBand and the patch lists in MainStage.


Inputs and Outputs with GiO

Instrument input

GiO’s 1/4” instrument input features Apogee’s world-class instrument preamp and converters. Hear and record your guitar’s true tone straight into Apple’s Logic, MainStage and GarageBand software without compromise. GiO is optimized for all pickup configurations from the most basic single coil to sophisticated active electronics setups.


Find out why Apogee products Sound Amazing


MIDI Expression pedal input

GiO’s Expression control pedal input allows access to traditional effects like wah-wah, and volume. Also, control effects parameters like the length of a delay or the speed of a tremolo. (Expression Control Pedal not included). Approved expression pedals include: Yamaha FC-7 and Roland EV-5


USB

GiO is fully powered by the USB connection to your Mac eliminating the need for an external power source. Simply plug into an available USB port on any Mac and you’re ready to go.


Output: Headphones, monitors or instrument amplifier

Hear your guitar and recording like never before. Connect your headphones, powered monitors or instrument amplifier to Apogee converters via GiO’s 1/4” stereo output and listen to your guitar and mix with incredible clarity and dimension.

SKU APG-GIO
MPN GIO

Features

Features
Apogee GiO Overview- PRESS PLAY

Apogee Gio Guitar Interface and Software Control Pedalboard Features:
  • Unbalanced 1/4” high impedance instrument input
  • 1/4” MIDI Expression pedal input
  • Line-level, 1/4” stereo output for headphones, powered monitors or an instrument amplifier
  • A/D and D/A conversion @ 44.1/48kHz, 24-bit
  • 5 Stompbox buttons, dynamically color coded to match software effects
  • 5 Transport control buttons, dynamically lit when engaged
  • 2 “Previous/Next” preset selection buttons
  • Control built into Apple’s GarageBand '09, Logic Pro 9, and MainStage 2 software

Specs

Specifications
Apogee Gio Guitar Interface and Software Control Pedalboard Specifications:
Dimensions
7" W x 18" L x 2.5" H

Media

Media Details
Recording with Apogee ONE and GiO in GarageBand
Apogee GiO and GarageBand '11

Sys Req.

System Requirements
Apogee Gio Guitar Interface and Software Control Pedalboard System Requirements:
Computer
Mac, with an Intel or PowerPC G5 processor
Memory
1 GB minimum of installed RAM, 2 GB recommended
OS
10.5.7 or greater
Apple’s GarageBand '09, Logic Pro 9, MainStage 2, Logic Express 9
Connection and Power
USB, powered by any available USB port on the computer

Contents

Package Contents
  • (1) GiO
  • (1) 5 meter USB cable
  • (1) 3 meter 1/4” Stereo to Left/Right RCA cable
  • (1) Apogee Software & Documentation CD
  • (1) QuickStart Guide

Warranty

Warranty Details
Warranty Information

Product: Period:
Apogee Gio 1 Year

Reviews

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