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Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII Duo Thunderbolt Audio Interface

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A complete ground-up redesign of the original, highly successful Apollo Twin, the Universal Audio Apollo Twin Duo MKII expands the interface’s dynamic range, while maintaining extremely low THD (Total Harmonic Distortion). The Apollo Twin MkII DUO is a desktop 2 x 6 Thunderbolt audio interface with realtime UAD-2 DUO Core Processing for Mac and Windows.

Apollo Twin. A Next-Generation Desktop Record-Making Machine — for Mac and Windows.
Apollo Twin MkII is a ground-up redesign of the world’s most popular professional desktop recording interface — delivering enhanced audio conversion with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording. This 2 x 6 Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac and Windows features available onboard UAD-2 QUAD Core processing, Unison™ technology, and the next-generation A/D and D/A conversion you’ve heard on hundreds of hit records.

Next-Generation Apollo A/D and D/A Conversion
Apollo Twin MkII improves upon the original Apollo Twin’s gold-standard audio quality with completely redesigned A/D and D/A conversion — giving you increased dynamic range and ultra-low THD. This next-generation conversion results in breathtaking clarity, depth, and accuracy in recordings — as heard on hit records by Kendrick Lamar, Coldplay, Brad Paisley, and more.

Unison™ Mic Preamp Emulation Technology for Neve, API, Manley, UA & More*
A Universal Audio breakthrough, Apollo Twin MkII’s Unison technology gives you the genuine tone of the world’s most sought-after tube and transformer-based mic preamps — including Neve,® API,® Manley,® and UA — complete with their signature impedance, gain stage “sweet spots,” and component-level circuit behaviors.*

Based on Apollo Twin MkII’s unrivaled hardware-software integration, Unison lets you record at near-zero latency through preamp emulations like the included UA 610-B Tube Preamp, for authentic analog sound unmatched by other interfaces. Unison technology is also found on Apollo Twin MkII’s front panel Hi-Z instrument input, providing dead-on impedance and gain matching for exclusive guitar and bass amp models from Fender,® Marshall,® Ampeg,® and more.*

Realtime UAD Processing — a Studio Full of Analog Sounds
Building upon the Apollo tradition, Apollo Twin MkII opens up a range of classic analog tones and color via its Realtime UAD Processing. Available with a choice of UAD-2 QUAD, DUO, or SOLO Core processing onboard, Apollo Twin MkII lets you record through the full range of UAD Powered Plug-Ins — at near-zero latency — including genuine analog emulations from Neve, Studer, Ampex, API, Lexicon, Manley, Fender, and more.*

Right out of the box, the Apollo Twin MkII includes the “Realtime Analog Classics” suite of UAD plug-ins — the UA 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ, Raw Distortion, Marshall® Plexi Classic Guitar Amp, Ampeg® SVT-VR Classic Bass Amp, legacy LA-2A and 1176LN compressors, Pultec EQs, and more — so you have a rack full of bonafide audio classics already onboard.

Unlike competing interfaces, the Apollo Twin MkII powers UAD plug-ins inside all major DAWs for mixing and mastering (VST, RTAS, AU, AAX 64 format), greatly offloading the processing required from your host Mac or PC.

Available with UAD-2 QUAD, DUO, and SOLO Core Processing
In addition to the popular UAD-2 SOLO and DUO Core models, Apollo Twin MkII is available in an ultra-powerful UAD-2 QUAD Core model, allowing more plug-in horsepower for running the most complex and convincing analog emulations on the market.

Built to Record: Improved Monitoring and Workflow
Apollo Twin MkII offers greatly improved monitor functionality versus the original Apollo Twin — with Mute, DIM, Mono, and ALT speaker switching. It also includes 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 MkII’s scalability, make it the new standard for professional desktop recording.

Professional Performance and Scalability with Console Application
Users of Apollo Twin MkII can combine up to four Apollos and six total UAD-2 devices — adding I/O and DSP as your studio grows. Once you expand your studio with an Apollo 8, 8p, or 16 rackmount unit, you can use Apollo Twin as a desktop monitor control while still tapping its additional I/O and DSP power.

Key Features

  • Desktop 2 x 6 Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac and Windows with next-generation 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion
  • Available UAD-2 QUAD, DUO, or SOLO Core Processing for tracking through vintage compressors, EQs, tape machines, mic preamps, and guitar amp plug-ins with near-zero latency*
  • Unison™ technology offers stunning models of classic tube and transformer-based preamps, guitar amps, and stompboxes
  • Built-in talkback mic for communication with studio talent and recording slate cues
  • Improved monitor functionality including monitor remote functions and Mono, Mute, DIM, and ALT monitor controls
  • 2 premium Unison mic/line preamps; 2 line outputs; front-panel Hi-Z instrument input and stereo 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 TOSLINK connection
  • Includes Realtime Analog Classics UAD plug-in bundle, featuring the Marshall Plexi Classic Guitar Amp, Ampeg SVT-VR Classic Bass Amp, Legacy versions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer, plus Raw Distortion, 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ, and more
  • Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, AU, RTAS & AAX 64 formats in all major DAWs
  • Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
*Apollo Twin MkII 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.

Included in the Realtime Analog Classics Bundle:
  • UA 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ 
  • Marshall Plexi Classic Guitar Amp
  • Ampeg SVT-VR Classic Bass Amp
  • UA 1176LN Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)
  • UA 1176SE Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)
  • Pultec EQP-1A EQ (Legacy)
  • Pultec Pro EQ (Legacy)
  • Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier (Legacy)
  • Raw Distortion
  • 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

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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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Customer Reviews

Akeem Crawford Submitted: 3/6/2019
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I love this thing
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My first time using this masterpiece . Last interface I had was the focusrite doesn’t even stand a chance ! Bet investment! Thank you guys !
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DJ Will stylez, Branch.willie@gmail.com Submitted: 3/5/2019
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Nothing better
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This is the most amazing products I have ever owned in regards to studio gear. It’s sound and quality are above the standards and the functionality makes you feel like you are in a million dollar studio right at home. Customer for life.
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Roydarius Roberson Submitted: 3/5/2019
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I love it
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I love this interface; it has a great processing card. The vocals are crisp and clean. It is well worth the money and by far the best interface I’ve owned
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James Submitted: 3/5/2019
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Pro results at consumer grade price point! Incredible unit!
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Built strong and professional. Delivers stunning results laying down audio tracks with the ability to emulate some of the worlds clasic tools.
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Wireboy Submitted: 3/5/2019
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Not the least expensive option but you get what you pay for!
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Sounds great, great feature set! You are buying into an established ecosystem with many expansion options and some of the finest sounding plugins that run onboard and don't use system resources. Best audio interface I have ever tried!
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DaJuan French Submitted: 2/24/2019
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Excellent
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Got the Apollo to use on the road and it ended up replacing my home studio interface as well. I absolutely love this thing!
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Mrs. Green Submitted: 2/4/2019
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Well worth the money! Great quality!
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I am very happy with the product.
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Coates C Submitted: 1/26/2019
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Those plug-ins though..
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Super nice sound, lives up to the hype. Took me a second to get my head wrapped around using the Console software in Logic Pro but once I did I realized there’s no going back.
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Tawanda Mclaurin Submitted: 1/25/2019
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I love the product and it is well worth the money.
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This item is useful to improve my production. I would recommend it to others.
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Chris Submitted: 1/5/2019
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Superb interface with great plugins
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Quality interface, even higher-quality plugins. Pros use it across the board, for good reason.
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