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UNIVERSAL AUDIO ANNOUNCES NEXT-GENERATION APOLLO THUNDERBOLT 2 AUDIO INTERFACES FOR 2015




Universal Audio recently announced an all-new line of Apollo audio interfaces for Mac Thunderbolt users. With next-generation A/D and D/A conversion, new monitoring functions, Thunderbolt cascading of up to four interfaces, and Realtime UAD processing — all housed within a sleek, black aluminum package — the new Apollo interfaces push the standard forward for professional music recording and production.

These all-new Apollos feature next-generation conversion for stunning sound, plus convenient “mix and match” operation of up to four units; New Apollo 8p model provides 8 onboard Unison-enabled mic preamps.


New Apollo Interface Shared Features:
Next-generation Apollo A/D and D/A conversion improves upon the original gold-standard Apollos 
Onboard UAD-2 DSP allows Realtime UAD Processing — record through plug-ins from Lexicon, Studer, Manley, Ampex, UA, and more*
Unison™-enabled mic preamps (Apollo 8p and Apollo 8) for tracking through classic preamp emulations from Neve, API, and Universal Audio
Thunderbolt 2 audio interfaces (Mac only) allow cascading up to 4 Apollo interfaces and 6 UAD devices total over Thunderbolt 
Includes “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” UAD plug-in bundle with 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ, Softube Amp Room, legacy LA-2A, 1176, and Fairchild compressors, Pultec EQs, and more

Now shipping worldwide, Apollo 8 (US$1,999 w/ UAD-2 DUO Processing; US$2,499 w/ UAD-2 QUAD Processing) features four Unison™-enabled mic preamps for tracking through classic preamp emulations from Neve, API, and Universal Audio. Also included are new convenient front panel monitoring functions such as Alt Speakers, Dim, and Mono.

Shipping in June, Apollo 8p (US$2,999 w/ UAD-2 QUAD Processing) features eight Unison™-enabled mic preamps, allowing recordists to track larger projects through classic preamp emulations from Neve, API, and Universal Audio. Apollo 8p also includes new convenient front panel monitoring functions such as Alt Speakers, Dim, and Mono.

Also shipping in June, Apollo 16 (US$2,999 w/ UAD-2 QUAD Processing) features 16x16 analog I/O via DB-25 connectors, dedicated XLR monitor outs, and stereo AES-EBU digital I/O — ideal for producers and engineers needing Realtime UAD processing and world-class A/D and D/A conversion for their recording consoles and outboard preamps.

Finally, Universal Audio is pleased to announce Apollo FireWire (US$1,999 w/ QUAD Processing). Now shipping worldwide, Apollo FireWire continues to offer Windows and legacy FireWire Macs Apollo-class A/D and D/A conversion, Realtime UAD processing, and 4 Unison™-enabled mic preamps for tracking through preamp emulations from Neve, API, and Universal Audio.


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