To clean Quartet’s screen, power down your Mac, disconnect the Quartet from the Mac and power source. Use a dry, soft, lint free cloth to gently clean the OLED display. Do not moisten the cloth or use any liquid.
Yes, if the Quartet is assigned to be used for the Macintosh computers Input and Output , audio can be recorded and played back in iMovie through the Quartet. This is done by opening the Apple Audio MIDI Setup Utility in the Utilities folder, Selecting the Quartet in the left column, then Right or Control Click on it and select “Use this device for Sound Input and Output “. Alternatively this can be setup in System Preferences Sound page by selecting Quartet for Input and Output.
No, only XLR cables can be used when you have the inputs set for “Mic”, “+4dBu”, or “-10dBV”. The 1/4″ jacks are only for connecting high impedance instruments such as electric guitar and bass.
The brightness of the Touchpads and OLED screens are preset and cannot be adjusted.
Any Core MIDI compatible device that doesn’t require additional software drivers will work with Quartet.
No, the Rear USB MIDI connector is only for connecting USB Core MIDI Devices (such as Controller Keyboards, Drum Pads, or Control Surfaces that only send MIDI messages and no other data). Any other connected USB devices will not function.
The A B C assignable Touchpads are only assignable to the functions listed in drop down menus within Maestro 2’s Device Settings Tab. Each of the three Touchpads can be configured to Dim the output level, Sum to mono, Mute, Clear Meters, Engage Speaker Sets, or none .
The controller knob can be only be set to Mute All, Speaker, or Headphones when pushed. Rotating the controller knob adjusts the level or gain of the selected input/output. These can not be linked to any MIDI functions.
Yes, multitrack audio recording, playback and MIDI are functional and work as expected when using Quartet with Ableton Live 8.
Quartet was designed to be used with Apple Intel based Macintosh Computers running OS X 10.6.8 or greater. Apogee does not support any other platforms.
Any settings modified either from Quartet’s Front Panel or in Maestro get stored in the Quartet’s memory. If you connect Quartet to another Mac, the settings will remain as previously set and Maestro on the second computer will mirror the first.