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UA Apollo Twin Thunderbolt SOLO

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Apollo Twin. High-Resolution Desktop Music Production with Classic Analog Sound.
With its class-leading resolution and Realtime UAD Processing, Apollo Twin sets a new standard for desktop music production. This 2x6 Mac Thunderbolt interface allows you to record with near-zero latency through the full range of UAD Powered Plug-Ins — ingeniously merging classic analog tones with cutting-edge features.

 

The Realtime Analog Classics Bundle is included free with the Apollo Twin SOLO/DUO.

The Realtime Analog Classics plug-in bundle contains the essential UAD Powered Plug-Ins to get you started tracking and mixing with the world's best analog emulations, including guitar and bass amp emulations from Softube, as well as UA’s groundbreaking 610 Tube Preamp and EQ plug-in. 


Key Features

  • Desktop 2x6 Thunderbolt audio interface with world-class 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion
  • Realtime UAD Processing for tracking through vintage Compressors, EQs, Tape Machines,
  • Mic Preamps, and Guitar Amp plug-ins with near-zero (sub-2ms) latency
  • Thunderbolt connection for blazing-fast PCIe speed and rock-solid performance on
  • modern Macs
  • Unison™ technology offers stunning models of classic tube and transformer-based
  • mic preamps
  • Two premium mic/line preamps; Two line outputs; front-panel Hi-Z instrument input
  • and headphones output
  • Two digitally controlled analog monitor outputs for full resolution at all listening levels
  • Up to eight channels of additional digital input via Optical connection
  • Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
  • Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Audio Units, VST, RTAS & AAX64 in all major DAWs


Audio Interface

  • Sample rates up to 192 kHz* at 24-bit word length
  • Up to 10 x 6 simultaneous input/output channels
    64-bit device drivers
    • Two channels of analog-to-digital conversion via:
      • Two balanced mic/line inputs
      • One Hi-Z instrument input
    • Six channels of digital-to-analog conversion via:
      • Digitally-controlled stereo monitor outputs
      • Stereo headphone outputs
      • Line outputs 3-4
    • Up to eight channels of digital inputs via:
      • Eight channels ADAT optical with S/MUX for high sample rates, or
      • Two channels S/PDIF optical with sample rate conversion
  • PCIe audio drivers

Microphone Preamplifiers
Two high-resolution, ultra-transparent, digitally-controlled analog mic preamps
Front panel and software control of all preamp parameters
Low cut filter, 48V phantom power, 20 dB pad, polarity inversion, and stereo linking


Monitoring
Digitally-controlled analog monitor outputs maintains highest fidelity
Independently-addressable stereo headphone outputs
Independently-addressable line outputs 3-4 can be used for additional cue mix
Front panel control of monitor levels and muting


UAD-2 Inside
One (SOLO) or two (DUO) SHARC DSP processors
Realtime UAD Processing on all analog and digital inputs
Same features and functionality as other UAD-2 devices when used with DAW
Includes UAD Powered Plug-Ins “Realtime Analog Classics” bundle
Complete UAD Powered Plug-Ins library is available online


Software


Console application:
Enables tracking and/or monitoring with Realtime UAD Processing
Remote control of Apollo Twin features and functionality
Virtual I/O for routing DAW tracks through Console
Two independent stereo Auxiliary busses


Console Recall plug-in:
Saves Apollo Twin configurations inside DAW sessions for easy recall
Facilitates control of Apollo Twin monitoring features from within the DAW
VST, RTAS, AAX 64, and Audio Units plug-in formats


UAD Meter & Control Panel application:
Configures global UAD settings and monitors system usage


Other
Attractive and durable desktop form factor
Locking power supply prevents accidental disconnection
Easily updateable firmware
One year warranty includes parts and labor

 

 

Apollo Twin. System Requirements.

 

 

 

Thunderbolt Systems

 

UAD Powered Plug-Ins version 8.5

 

  • Apple Mac computer with available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, or 10.11 El Capitan
  • 6 gigabytes available storage
  • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
  • Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host DAW software
  • Thunderbolt cable (sold separately)

 

For additional compatibility information, visit www.uaudio.com/support

 

 

 

Apollo Twin. Specifications.

 

 

 

All audio specifications are typical performance unless otherwise noted, tested under the following conditions: 48 kHz internal sample rate, 24-bit sample depth, 20 kHz measurement bandwidth, with balanced inputs and outputs.

 

System

 

  • I/O Complement
    • Microphone Inputs Two
    • Analog Line Inputs Two
    • Hi-Z Instrument Inputs One
    • Analog Line Outputs Two (independent mix buses)
    • Analog Monitor Outputs Two (one stereo pair, independent L/R mix buses)
    • Headphone Outputs One stereo pair (independent L/R mix buses)
    • Digital Input Port (TOSLINK optical) One (ADAT or S/PDIF, selectable)
    • Thunderbolt Port One (Thunderbolt 2 compatible)
  • A/D – D/A Conversion
    • Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
    • Bit Depth Per Sample 24
    • Simultaneous A/D conversion Two channels
    • Simultaneous D/A conversion Six channels
    • Analog Round-Trip Latency 1.1 milliseconds @ 96 kHz sample rate
    • Analog Round-Trip Latency with up to four serial UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Console application 1.1 milliseconds @ 96 kHz sample rate

 

Analog I/O

 

  • Line Inputs 1 & 2
    • Jack Type (combo mic/line balanced inputs) Female ¼” TRS Balanced
    • Dynamic Range (A–weighting) 117.5 dB
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A–weighting) 117.5 dB
    • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –108 dBFS
    • Common-Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR) Greater than 60 dB (10’ cable)
    • Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    • Input Impedance 10K Ohms
    • Gain Range +10 dB to +65 dB
    • Maximum Input Level (@ Minimum Gain)18 dBV
    • Maximum Input Level (@ Maximum Gain) –37 dBV
    • Stereo Level Balance ±0.05 dB
  • Microphone Inputs 1 & 2
    • Jack Type (combo mic/line balanced inputs) Female XLR Balanced (pin 2 positive)
    • Phantom Power (switchable per input) +48V
    • Dynamic Range (A–weighting) 118 dB
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A–weighting) 118 dB
    • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –110 dBFS
    • Equivalent Input Noise –127 dB
    • Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    • Common-Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR) Greater than 70 dB (10’ cable)
    • Default Input Impedance 5.4K Ohms (variable via Unison preamp model)
    • Gain Range +10 dB to +65 dB
    • Pad Attenuation (switchable per input) 20 dB (variable via Unison preamp model)
    • Maximum Input Level (@ Minimum Gain, with Pad) 23.8 dBV
    • Maximum Input Level (@ Maximum Gain, with Pad) –31.2 dBV
  • Hi-Z Input
    • Jack Type Female ¼” TS Unbalanced
    • Dynamic Range (A–weighting) 117 dB
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A–weighting) 117 dB
    • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –101 dBFS
    • Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    • Input Impedance 1M Ohms
    • Maximum Input Level (@ Minimum Gain) 10 dBV
    • Maximum Input Level (@ Maximum Gain) –45 dBV
  • Line Outputs 3 & 4
    • Jack Type ¼” Female TRS Balanced
    • Dynamic Range (A–weighting) 118 dB
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A–weighting) 118 dB
    • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –107 dBFS
    • Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    • Stereo Level Balance ±0.05 dB
    • Channel Separation Greater than 120 dB
    • Output Impedance 600 Ohms
    • Maximum Output Level 18 dBV
  • Monitor Outputs 1 & 2
    • Jack Type ¼” Female TRS Balanced
    • Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    • Dynamic Range (A–weighting) 115 dB
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A–weighting) 115 dB
    • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –105 dBFS
    • Channel Separation Greater than 118 dB
    • Stereo Level Balance ±0.05 dB
    • Output Impedance 600 Ohms
    • Output Gain Range –96 dB to 0 dB
    • Maximum Output Level 18 dBV
    • Operating Reference Level +14 dBu, +20 dBu (selectable)
  • Stereo Headphones Output
    • Jack Type ¼” Female TRS Stereo (unbalanced)
    • Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    • Dynamic Range (A–weighting) 113 dB
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A–weighting) 113 dB
    • Channel Separation Greater than 110 dB
    • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –101 dBFS
    • Stereo Level Balance ±0.11 dB
    • Output Impedance 10 Ohms
    • Output Gain Range –INF to 0 dB
    • Maximum Output Power 80 milliwatts into 600 Ohms

 

Digital I/O

 

  • S/PDIF
    • Connector Type Optical TOSLINK JIS F05 (shared with ADAT)
    • Format IEC958
    • Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96
    • S/PDIF Input Channels Two (Stereo L/R)
  • ADAT
    • Connector Type Optical TOSLINK JIS F05 (shared with S/PDIF)
    • Format ADAT Digital Lightpipe with S/MUX
    • Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 172.4, 192
    • ADAT Input Channels @ 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz 1 – 8
    • ADAT Input Channels @ 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz 1 – 4 (S/MUX)
    • ADAT Input Channels @ 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz 1 – 2 (S/MUX)
  • Clock Synchronization Sources
    • Internal, S/PDIF, ADAT (digital clock sync source conditional per selected digital input type)

 

Electrical

 

  • Power Supply External AC to DC
  • AC Connector Type Changable blades (UL, VDE, UK, SSA, CCC)
  • AC Requirements 100V – 240V AC, 50 – 60 Hz
  • DC Connector Type Male plug, 2.1 mm x 5.5 mm, center positive
  • DC Requirements 12 VDC, ±5%
  • Maximum Power Consumption 12 Watts

 

Environmental

 

  • Operating Temperature Range 32º to 95º Farenheit (0º to 35º Celcius)
  • Storage Temperature Range –40º to 176º Farenheit (–40 to 80º Celcius)
  • Operating Humidity Range 20% to 80%

 

Mechanical

 

  • Dimensions
    • Width 6.31”
    • Height 2.60”
    • Depth, Chassis Only 5.86”
    • Depth, Including Knob & Jack Protrusions 6.20”
    • Shipping Box (Length x Width x Height) 8” x 8” x 5.5” (20.32cm x 20.32cm x 13.97cm)
  • Weight
    • Shipping Weight (with box & accessories) 3.85 pounds
    • Weight (bare unit) 2.35 pounds
  • Package Contents
    • Apollo Twin Unit (SOLO or DUO)
    • External Power Supply with (4) changeable AC connectors supporting USA, Europe, UK, Australia, China
    • URL Card

 

 

Product Videos

Introducing Apollo Twin by Universal Audio 01:30

Check out Universal Audio's breakthrough Apollo Twin High-Resolution Audio Interface, featuring superior 24-bit/192 kHz sound, Realtime UAD Processing, and Unison mic preamp technology — all in an elegant 2x6 Mac Thunderbolt desktop interface. Learn more about Apollo Twin at www.uaudio.com/twin Music: "Redlight" Performed by Baby Queens Produced by Cian Ciarán © 2013, Strangetown Records https://itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/baby-queens/id683365895 Hear before and after examples of how UAD Plug-Ins shaped the sound of "Redlight" here: http://www.uaudio.com/blog/producers-corner-cian-ciaran/

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One year warranty includes parts and labor

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