Apogee JAM Guitar Input

  • Overview

    Perfect tone anywhere

    The Apogee JAM digital guitar interface lets you record the rich warmth of your guitar's tone with digital purity on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac using one simple "take-anywhere" device. Whether you're on the road or in the most advanced recording studio, JAM captures your next great performance.

    Made for GarageBand and Logic, but works with any app

    JAM is built for GarageBand and Logic Pro—but its special circuitry is also designed to make the amps and effects in any guitar or music creation app sound their best. For the novice or the most seasoned guitar player, JAM provides inspiring tone for practicing, recording, or just jamming.

    Built for the future

    Introduced in 2011, the original JAM became a standard iOS mobile recording device for both aspiring and professional artists. The latest JAM delivers unsurpassed recording quality and even better tone. It's optimized for the latest iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models, allowing you to record in pristine fidelity—up to 24-bit/96 kHz.

    About Apogee

    Since 1985, Apogee has continually produced award-winning technology that powers many of the world's most respected studios. Apogee products have been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY® and OSCAR® winning performances.

    Highlights

    Upgraded sound quality with punchy, clean-amp tone

    Designed for electric guitar bass, and acoustic guitar works with pickup

    Up to 96 kHz/24-bit HD recording

    Works with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac

    Lightning, 30-pin, and Mac USB cables included

    With no confusing setup, you can start recording in minutes

    Made for GarageBand, Logic Pro, and Mac

    Compatible with all popular guitar and music recording apps on iOS and Mac

    Low-noise digital connection with studio-quality preamp

    Made in the U.S.A.

    Did you notice?

    Jam is a true digital device featuring special circuitry designed specifically for guitar and bass. The Apogee engineers responsible for Jam's sound quality have created professional audio recording products found in recording studios around the world and heard on countless hit records.

    Apple Recommends For

    Beginners and seasoned players who want a high-quality guitar sound for practicing, recording, or just jamming on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac.

    What’s in the Box?

    Apogee Jam Digital Guitar Interface

    Lightning cable for connection to iOS devices (3.3 ft./1m)

    USB cable for connection to Mac (3.3 ft./1 m)

    Quick start guide

    Tech Specs

    Input Type: USB

    Cable Length: Lightning cable: 3.3 ft./1 m (iOS device connections); 30-pin cable: 1.6 ft./.5 m (iOS device connections); USB cable: 3.3 ft./1 m (Mac connection)

    Height: 0.9 in./2.89 cm

    Length: 3.75 in./9.5 cm

    Width: 1.2 in./3.05 cm

    Weight: 1.6 oz./45.4 g

    System Requirements

    Requirements Operating System: Mac OS X v10.7.5 or later; iOS 6.1 or later

    CPU: 1.5Ghz or faster Intel processor

    RAM: 2GB of RAM minimum; 4GB recommended

    Input: USB 2.0 (for Mac); Lightning (for iOS devices)

    Requirements Software: GarageBand, Logic Pro, MainStage, or any Core Audio compatible application

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: JAM96K

    UPC or EAN No.: 805676301471

    Warranty

    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.

    Warranty: One year

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    iPod Models

    • iPod touch 5th Generation 32GB/64GB
    • iPod touch 5th Generation 16GB
  • 4.5 Average
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Absolutely LOVE it!

      The title says it all. I love my Apogee JAM. I am also a huge proponent of Agile Partner/Peavey's AmpKit, which this works perfectly with. However, if you plug The title says it all. I love my Apogee JAM. I am also a huge proponent of Agile Partner/Peavey's AmpKit, which this works perfectly with. However, if you plug it in while using AmpKit, you'll have to close and open the app. No big deal, though. Also, compared to the Amplitube iRig I used to have, the sound quality difference is phenomenally better. As far as build quality, I would have preferred a light metal to the plastic, but I enjoy it not weighing much. Overall excellent product for amp simulationon the iPhone/iPad!

      • Written by Matthew S from CHURCH HILL

      295 of 331 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Absolutely LOVE it!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Amazing writing/jamming device

      Thanks to the combination of the Apogee Jam and GarageBand for iPad. I've been writing a lot more music. It's incredible how good the guitar signal and the am Thanks to the combination of the Apogee Jam and GarageBand for iPad. I've been writing a lot more music. It's incredible how good the guitar signal and the amps sound with this set up. Thank you Apogee and Apple.

      • Written by Sergio R from north hollywood

      255 of 287 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Amazing writing/jamming device

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Excellent Product

      This useful item is great for recording on the Mac or using your iPad. Anyone who needs a quick way to get into recording or just doesn't need the complication This useful item is great for recording on the Mac or using your iPad. Anyone who needs a quick way to get into recording or just doesn't need the complications that come with a big setup this is for you!

      • Written by Matt P from Cocoa

      260 of 298 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Excellent Product

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Wow

      Got this as a Christmas gift and my god...the quality of sound is incredible!! Now personally I don't really have patience when it comes to my music making ,so Got this as a Christmas gift and my god...the quality of sound is incredible!! Now personally I don't really have patience when it comes to my music making ,so the fact it's essentially plug n play through my Mac and iPad, this is perfect. Throw it in my gig bag with my iPad and when something pops in the brain...BAM....recorded. Cannot say enough good things about this product. If you are a Mac user and guitarist/bassist you need this in your life. The only thing I have noticed (and I haven't looked into this yet) when I have the jam plugged in and forget to close GarageBand when I'm done, I get a signal delay. Easily solved by closing GarageBand and restarting. I also unplug all connections and reconnect them (force of habit from my job). But all in all hands down best product out there.

      • Written by Ben G from Airdrie

      Is this review useful?Wow

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Apogee Jam is the best!

      I've tried another rig (analog) and had problems with line noise, signal loss, and less than stellar sound quality. The Apogee Jam is phenomenal! It's easy to u I've tried another rig (analog) and had problems with line noise, signal loss, and less than stellar sound quality. The Apogee Jam is phenomenal! It's easy to use, the cables are all interchangeable and work well, and it is CLEAN. The sound quality makes things sound professional. Now if I could only play that professionally... (LOL)!

      • Written by Richard H from Dallas

      Is this review useful?Apogee Jam is the best!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Just perfect!!

      This product is just unreal!! All of your need to gig just in your pocket. Sound is very hot&real just like a tube amp. Noise is minimum, nothing to worry. I'm This product is just unreal!! All of your need to gig just in your pocket. Sound is very hot&real just like a tube amp. Noise is minimum, nothing to worry. I'm using this with jamup xt with metal signature pack, it blows me away. If you need something like this, don't think too much.. Just buy it, you don't regret. Salute.

      • Written by Mesut A from İstanbui

      1 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Just perfect!!

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