Mobile recording interface, priced for students and teachers.
This version is offered at a discount price for students and faculty members. If you’re a student, teacher, or faculty member at a qualified academic institution, you can purchase Avid Academic products at a substantial discount so long as you meet eligibility requirements and can provide proof of eligibility:
University/college students — Students enrolled at a higher education institution defined as an accredited, government-recognized public or private university or college (including community, junior, or vocational college) that grants degrees and/or certificates
Faculty and staff — Teachers and staff employed by an accredited public or private primary or secondary school, local education authority, or public, or private university or college, or schools for instrumental instruction/tuition.
Designed for the aspiring solo musician, Fast Track Duo comes with everything you need to turn your Mac, PC, or iPad into a portable, easy-to-use songwriting and audio recording system. Featuring dual mic preamps/instrument inputs, line-level inputs, and Pro Tools Express software, the studio-grade Duo enables you to sound your best, providing an easy entry into Pro Tools, the music industry standard.
Sound your best
With Fast Track Duo, you have everything you need to showcase your talent in the highest quality. Capture great-sounding performances through studio-grade electronics and inputs using Pro Tools Express. Compose tracks with hundreds of amazing virtual instrument sounds. And polish and perfect your mixes with professional effects.
Get everything you need to start making music
Whether you want to capture ideas quickly, create professional-sounding recordings, or compose music electronically, Fast Track Duo offers an easy and affordable way to make music. Record and compose with Pro Tools Express using many of the same industry-leading recording, MIDI, and notation tools used to create your favorite albums and soundtracks. Or connect Duo to your iPad and use your favorite iOS audio apps to capture your creativity.
Connect and control your gear
Fast Track Duo comes equipped with a variety of inputs and outputs to plug in your gear and capture performances.
2x2 channels of I/O—record two performances simultaneously (at 24-bit/48 kHz resolution)
Two combo XLR/instrument inputs (with 48V phantom power)—capture great-sounding vocal and instrument performances
Two 1/4-inch line inputs—record synths and other line-level sources
Double the fun with two mic pres and line inputs
While its little sibling, Fast Track Solo, features a single mic preamp, Fast Track Duo doubles your capabilities. With two high-quality mic pres in dual combo XLR/instrument inputs, you can capture two simultaneous vocals, a vocal and acoustic guitar performance, or even a live band performance in stereo. What’s more, Duo sports two line-level inputs, enabling you to connect a keyboard, digital music player, and other gear.
Create wherever and however you want
With Fast Track Duo, you gain unprecedented versatility to capture your creativity whenever and wherever it happens. Create with Pro Tools Express or another favorite DAW. Work on a Mac or PC. Record to your iPad with any iOS audio app for iPad. And with its compact size, Duo is an easy fit at home, in the studio, or on the go.
Get reliability—and peace of mind
Like all Avid products, Fast Track Duo goes through rigorous hardware and software testing to provide the performance and reliability you need to keep your creativity flowing. Plus, with its ultra-rugged, full metal chassis and reinforced jacks and controls, you gain extra protection against daily abuse and the unpredictable—no need to worry about damaging the interface when travelling.