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Universal Audio Apollo Twin X Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface w/UAD-2 QUAD Core Processing

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UA Audio Interfaces are the world's most acclaimed professional recording interfaces for Mac and Windows - delivering enhanced audio conversion with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording. Built upon UA's 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship, Apollo Twin X starts with two Unison[trade]-enabled mic preamps. Together with its included bundle of UAD analog emulation plug-ins - which you can track through in real time with UAD-2 DUO or QUAD Core processing - Apollo Twin X is born to make records.

Key Features:

  • Best in class audio quality with improved 24-bit/192 kHz conversion

  • Realtime UAD Processing monitor and track through vintage compressors, EQs,

  • tape machines, and guitar amp/pedal plug-ins with near-zero latency

  • Two premium mic/line preamps; two line outs; front-panel Hi-Z instrument input and headphone output

  • Unison[trade] technology for stunning models of classic mic preamps and guitar amps

  • Built-in talkback microphone for communication and recording

  • Monitor remote functions can replace dedicated monitor controllers

  • UAD-2 DUO or QUAD DSP processing onboard

  • Thunderbolt 3 connection for blazing-fast PCIe speed on modern computers

  • Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality throughout

  • Cascade up to four Thunderbolt-equipped Apollos and six total UAD-2 devices adding I/O and DSP as needed


Improved Monitoring and Built-In Talkback Mic
The new Apollo Twin X offers greatly improved monitor functionality versus the original Twin with Mute, DIM, Mono, and ALT speaker switching. It also includes dedicated monitor remote controls and a built-in Talkback mic for easy communication with talent and/or recording slate cues. These features, combined with Apollo Twin X's scalability, make it the new standard for professional desktop recording.

Build a Networked Studio
Apollo Twin X offers up to 10 x 6 simultaneous input/output channels. Thanks to Apollo Expanded software, users of any Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo audio interfaces can combine up to four Apollos and six total UAD-2 devices adding I/O and DSP as your studio grows. Apollo Twin X makes the perfect intelligent desktop controller for a full Apollo system.

Audio Interface
  • Sample rates up to 192 kHz at 24-bit word length (96 kHz max on S/PDIF inputs)

  • Up to 10 x 6 simultaneous input/output channels

  • 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

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
  • Independently-addressable stereo monitor outputs

  • Independently-addressable stereo headphone outputs

  • Independently-addressable line outputs 3-4 can be used for additional cue mix

  • Front panel control of level, mute, dim, mono, alternate speakers, and talkback

  • Built-in talkback microphone for communication and recording

  • All outputs are DC coupled


Apollo X Series System Requirements

ALL
• Thunderbolt 3 cable (not included)
• Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
• 6 gigabytes available storage
• Quad Core i7 or better processor recommended
For additional compatibility information, visit help.uaudio.com

MAC
• Available Thunderbolt 1, 2, or 3 port
• Thunderbolt 1 and 2 connections require an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter (not included)
• macOS 10.12 Sierra, 10.13 High Sierra, 10.14 Mojave, 10.15 Catalina, or 11 Big Sur

WINDOWS
• Available Thunderbolt 3 port
• Windows 10 (64-Bit Edition)

*Apollo Twin includes the "Realtime Analog Classics" UAD plug-in bundle. Other UAD plug-ins sold separately.
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