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Apogee GROOVE + Westone W40

Portable USB DAC, Headphone Amplifier for Mac, PC and In-Ear Monitor Earphones w/ 4-Way Balanced Armature Drivers

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Apogee GROOVE + Westone W40

Portable USB DAC, Headphone Amplifier for Mac, PC and In-Ear Monitor Earphones w/ 4-Way Balanced Armature Drivers

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Hear Every Detail In Stunning Clarity and Fidelity

The Apogee Groove Headphone Amplifier Offers an Incredible Listening Experience

Whether you're building your FLAC file collection or subscribing to a premium music streaming service, you are investing in a higher quality listening experience. Groove unlocks the full potential of that experience, revealing definition, clarity and details like you have never heard before.

The Apogee Groove Headphone Amplifier Offers an Incredible Listening Experience

Hear every detail of your music with outstanding sound quality anywhere and anytime, with the Apogee Groove portable USB DAC and headphone amp. Loaded with an ESS Sabre digital-to-analog converter and up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution, the Groove interface is the perfect solution for critical listening on your laptop. Sweetwater's Sales Engineers have recommended Apogee's portable interfaces for years as solid solutions for high-quality portable monitoring, and the ultra-compact Apogee Groove brings you stellar D/A conversion and USB convenience in the most portable design yet.



When you Need Stellar Sound, but don't Need a Full Audio Interface

The Apogee Groove Headphone Amplifier Offers an Incredible Listening Experience

Whether you're producing tracks in a hotel room on your laptop, auditioning a mix away from your studio, or any other situation that requires high-quality audio playback, you'll be well served with the Apogee Groove portable USB DAC and headphone amplifier. You get some of Apogee's best-sounding conversion with the simplicity of two buttons for volume control. And because it's powered via USB, just keep the Apogee Groove in your laptop bag and you'll always have studio-quality headphone monitoring within reach.



The Quad-Driver Westone W40 earphone

The Westone W40 Headphones Offer an Incredible Listening Experience

The Quad-Driver Westone W40 earphone will take your listening experience to an entirely new level. Four balanced armature drivers and a three-way crossover network deliver breathtaking clarity and realism. Westone's True-Fit technology provides superior ergonomics and comfort.

Westone True-Fit Technology

Westone W50 True-Fit Technology

Fifty years experience with in-ear applications has yielded a low-profile, lightweight, universal earpiece with optimum ergonomics and fit. The True-Fit sound port delivers maximum comfort and in-ear coupling for dynamic transfer of sound.



Balanced Armature Drivers

Westone W50 Balanced Armature Drivers

Operating on different functional principles than traditional dynamic, moving coil drivers, balanced armature drivers are significantly more compact and efficient, allowing for a more comfortable, electronically sensitive, and sonically accurate end result.



Acoustic Symmetry

Westone W50 Acoustic Symmetry

The Westone W40 in-ear monitors feature left and right earpiece responses that are matched to an extraordinarily tight +/- 2dB tolerance. These tight responses deliver unparalleled balance and accuracy of sound-stage reproduction giving you the best sound quality possible.



EPIC MICS Cable

Westone W50 EPIC MICS Cable

For the active user or mobile professional, Westone's MICS (Microphone In Control System) gives simple, one-button control for music playback plus answer/end call, voice control, and communication on most smartphones.









Apogee Groove

24-bit 192 kHz USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier for Mac and PC
Quantity: 1

General Features:

  • Portable USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier for Mac and PC
  • USB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC
  • Up to 24 bit / 192kHz audio
  • ESS Sabre DAC
  • Enhances your iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, Tidal or other music listening experience
  • Constant Current Drive provides smooth frequency response with any headphones
  • Quad Sum DAC, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion
  • Asynchronous clocking
  • Multi-color LEDs for status and level indication
  • Powered by USB
  • Top panel buttons for adjusting volume level
  • Built in the USA
  • Dimensions: 3.75"W x 1.8"D x 0.62"H
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

What's in the Box?

  • Groove
  • USB Cable (1 ft)
  • Carrying pouch
  • Product booklet (Quick Start Guide, Warranty Information)
  • Instructions for download of software and complete documentation

Westone W40

Westone Series In-Ear Monitor Earphones with 4-Way Quad Balanced Armature Driver
Quantity: 1

General Features:

  • Wired W Series In-Ear Earbuds
  • 4-way quad balanced armature drivers ( 2 low frequency, 1 mid-range, and 1 high frequency)
    • Each balanced armature driver only weighs 0.66 grams
    • 4 drivers combine with a 3-way crossover network to deliver breathtaking sound clarity and realism
    • Not sure what Balanced Armature Drivers are? Click here to read our Headphone Driver Type knowledge base article
  • Integrated microphone with adjustable volume controls for use with iOS devices
  • Lightweight, universal earpiece design delivers maximum comfort
    • Ensures dynamic transfer of sound
  • Primary Color: Black
  • Manufacturer Part Number: Westone 78504
  • Includes red and blue interchangeable face plates
  • W-Series Designed for: Audiophile Listeners
  • Westone Series Is Available In:
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 2 Year Manufacturer's Warranty

Product Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 10-18,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 118dB
  • Nominal Impedance: 31 Ohms
  • Passive Noise Attenuation: 25dB
  • Cable:
    • Detachable: Yes
    • Cord Length: 50" (1.3m)
  • Plug Size: 3.5mm

General Features

Connector Type
The type of connection the headphones use to connect to receive the audio signal from a music source. Traditional headphones use an analog 3.5mm headphone jack. Newer technology has allowed digital signals to be sent directly to the headphone using an Apple Lightning or USB-C cable.

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

GROOVE2_W40

Weight

1.40lbs

Internal SKU

groove2_w40

Internal Product ID

106889

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

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