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    Universal Audio Apollo Twin Solo Thunderbolt Audio Interface

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    Product Description

    Apollo Twin Solo reinvents desktop recording by delivering legendary analog studio sound, feel, and flow to music creators everywhere. This 2x6 Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac and Windows combines the same impeccable 24/192 kHz audio conversion of Universal Audio's acclaimed Apollo series with onboard Realtime UAD SOLO or DUO Processing and Unison™ technology, a breakthrough in classic mic preamp emulation.

    Record your music in real time (at near-zero latency) through the full range of UAD plug-ins — from Neve, Studer, Manley, Lexicon, API, Fender, Marshall, and more* — putting racks of vintage EQs, compressors, mic preamps, tape machines, reverbs, and guitar amps at your fingertips.

    A Universal Audio breakthrough, Apollo Twin’s Unison technology gives you the tone of the world's most sought-after tube and solid state mic preamps — including their all-important impedance, gain stage “sweet spots,” and component-level circuit behaviors. Based on unprecedented hardware-software integration between Apollo’s mic preamps and its onboard UAD plug-in processing, Unison lets you record through stunning emulations like the bundled UA 610-B Tube Preamp plug-in, with emulations from API, Manley and Neve available in UA’s online store.

    Apollo Twin's smart feature set includes two class-leading mic/line preamps, two analog line outputs, two digitally controlled analog monitor outputs for full resolution at all listening levels, and up to eight additional channels of digital input via Optical connection. Onboard UAD SOLO or DUO Processing lets you use UAD plug-ins both during realtime tracking and for mixing within Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, Live and more.

    With its ergonomic desktop design, rugged aluminum construction, and front panel headphone and instrument connections, Apollo Twin has all the right tools, all in the right place.

    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 Thunderbolt-equipped Mac and Windows systems
    • Unison™ technology provides stunning models of classic mics preamps from Neve, API, Manley and more 
    • 2 premium mic/line preamps; 2 line outputs; front-panel Hi-Z instrument input and headphone output
    • 2 digitally controlled analog monitor outputs for full resolution at all listening levels
    • Up to 8 channels of additional digital input via Optical connection
    • Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
    • Includes Realtime Analog Classics UAD plug-in bundle, featuring Legacy versions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer, plus Softube Amp Room Essentials, 610-B Tube Preamp, and more
    • Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Audio Units, VST, RTAS & AAX 64 in all major DAWs
    • Thunderbolt cable sold separately 
    Included in the Realtime Analog Classics Bundle:
    • UA 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ 
    • UA 1176LN Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)
    • UA 1176SE Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)
    • Pultec EQP-1A EQ (Legacy)
    • Pultec Pro EQ (Legacy)
    • Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifer (Legacy)
    • Raw Distortion
    • Softube Amp Room Half-Stack (Softube Amp Room Essentials)
    • Softube Bass Amp Room 8x10 (Softube Amp Room Essentials)
    • Precision Channel Strip (Precision Mix Rack Collection)
    • Precision Reflection Engine (Precision Mix Rack Collection)
    • Precision Delay Mod (Precision Mix Rack Collection)
    • Precision Delay Mod L (Precision Mix Rack Collection)
    • RealVerb Pro Custom Room Modeler 
    * Apollo Twin includes the "Realtime Analog Classics" UAD plug-in bundle. All other plug-ins are sold separately at www.uaudio.com. All trademarks are property of their respective owners.

    Product Specifications
    Universal Audio Apollo Twin Solo Interface Specifications
    • DSP (SHARC): 1
    • Mic Preamps: 2
    • Hi-Z Inputs: 1
    • Line I/O: 2/6
    • Monitor Out: 2
    • Headphone Out: 1
    • ADAT: 8 (1 Port In)
    • S/PDIF: Optical
    • Connection: Thunderbolt x 1
    Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
    Phone:  866-823-1176 Warranty:  All Universal Audio hardware is warrantied for one year from date of purchase. (parts and labor)
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    Best!! Hands Down
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    Getting past the Hype
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    I wanted to like this unit, after all the hype and spending so much money on a simple 2-channel interface. But as soon as I opened the box I began to see the issues. Cons: 1) Made in China (not expected of UA at this price) 2) Cheap Power Supply (not expected at this price) 3) Difficult software set up (requires download with manipulative sales gimmicks) 4) Cumbersome software user interface (too many places to lose signal) 5) Erroneous User Manual (makes no mention of important connection issues - like not being able to share this unit on Thunderbolt port with another unit on Firewire port) 6) No software disc, No connection cord, No printed manual. 7) Plugins have poor presets and poor documentation. 8) Customer Support appears to be non-existent and does not respond. Pros: 1) Good sound quality (although not noticeably better than much cheaper units) 2) Some DSP Plugins work well. (But not many.) 3) Very low latency.
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    Far and away the best interface I've ever owned
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    Stunning piece of gear. Stable, intuitive, and the sound is incredible.
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    the best preamp d/a converter for home recordist
    What is your opinion of this product?
    i have owned some decent windows based preamp converters, all entry level from presonus lexicon, alesis etc...i use reason 6.5, and that program is great but when it came to recording vocals it was severely underpowered. lack of plug ins and my crappy preamps equaled poor vocal sound that was impossible to mix. either overly compressed and squashed, or dynamic and clipping, no character... it just sounded cheap....i was about to quit...i heard about this product from ams email, could it be too good to be true, a universal audio quality preamp/converter with built in processing power in a small package perfect for the guy who only wants to record vocals and electric guitars...let me simply say, it is not to good to be true. for 699 you can get a great sounding vocal with character compression and a studio quality sound in your home. microphone and vocal booth not included.
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