Universal Audio Apollo Twin X QUAD Thunderbolt 3 Interface with DSP

Product code: unitwinxquad

Desktop 10 x 6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface with Realtime UAD-2 QUAD Core Processing and Two Unison™ Mic Preamps - for Mac and Windows.


  • Universal Audio Apollo Twin X QUAD Thunderbolt 3 Interface with DSP

    Desktop 10 x 6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface with Realtime UAD-2 QUAD Core Processing and Two Unison™ Mic Preamps — for Mac and Windows.

    Main Features

    • Record and mix with elite-class A/D and D/A conversion with the widest dynamic range and lowest noise of any desktop interface
    • Two Unison-enabled preamps: Track with near-zero latency through preamp emulations from Helios, Neve, API, Manley, and more
    • Up to 8 channels of additional digital input via optical ADAT/SPDIF input
    • Onboard UAD QUAD Core processing lets you track and mix with UAD plug-ins like the included Teletronix LA‑2A and 1176 compressors, Pultec EQs, and 610‑B Tube Preamp and EQ
    • Cascade up to 4 Apollo interfaces and 6 UAD-2 devices over Thunderbolt, adding DSP and I/O as your studio grows
    • Dedicated monitor functionality including monitor remote functions and Mono, Mute, DIM, and ALT monitor controls
    • Apollo Twin X includes the 'Realtime Analog Classics' UAD plug-in bundle
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    Apollo Twin X delivers elite-class A/D and D/A conversion, two Unison-enabled preamps, and DUO or QUAD Core realtime UAD plug-in processing — all in a sleek desktop Thunderbolt 3 audio interface for Mac and Windows.

    Built upon Universal Audio's 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship, Apollo Twin X confidently outperforms everything in its class, with 127 dB D/A dynamic range and an included bundle of acclaimed UAD analogue emulation plug-ins, giving you a fully-stocked analogue studio, right on your desktop.

    Two Unison Preamps: Get the Sound of Neve, Helios, API, Manley & More
    Apollo Twin X features two Unison-enabled mic preamps, letting you track through exacting mic preamp emulations from Neve, Helios, API, Manley, UA and many more. Unison technology nails the tone of these sought-after tube and solid state mic pres — including their input impedance, gain stage 'sweet spots', and the component-level circuit behaviours of the original hardware.

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

    Elite-Class A/D and D/A Conversion
    With thousands of hit songs and hundreds of Grammy-winning albums under their belt, Apollo Twin interfaces are used to create exceptional-sounding records every day. To improve upon the previous generation, UA engineers redesigned the Apollo Twin X's audio conversion to deliver a striking 127 dB dynamic range and -117 dB THD+N, giving it a spacious, organic sound that easily rivals dedicated high-end converters costing much more.

    Realtime UAD Processing — a Studio Full of Analog Sounds
    Building upon the Apollo tradition, Apollo Twin X reveals a stunning range of classic analogue tones and colour via its Realtime UAD Processing. Available with a choice of either UAD-2 QUAD Core processing onboard, Apollo Twin X lets you record through the full range of UAD Powered Plug-Ins — at near-zero latency — including authentic titles from Neve, Studer, Helios, API, Lexicon, Manley, Fender, Capitol Studios, and more.

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

    Additional Connections & Built-in Talkback Mic
    With its two Unison-equipped preamps, two line outs, and optical ADAT/SPDIF input — plus dedicated monitor remote controls and a built-in Talkback mic — the 10 x 6 Apollo Twin X gives you the I/O you need for professional tracks and mixes.

    Professional Performance and Scalability
    Users of Apollo Twin X can combine up to four Thunderbolt Apollos and six total UAD-2 devices — adding I/O and DSP as your studio grows. Once you expand your studio with an Apollo X rackmount unit, you can use Apollo Twin X as a desktop monitor control with additional I/O and DSP power.

    Key Features

    ● Desktop 10 x 6 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface for Mac and Windows
    ● Elite-class A/D and D/A conversion derived from the Apollo X rackmount interfaces
    ● 2 Unison mic preamps offer stunning models of classic tube and transformer-based mic preamps and guitar amps
    ● UAD-2 QUAD Core Processing for tracking through vintage compressors, EQs, tape machines, mic preamps, and guitar amp plug-ins with near-zero latency
    ● Front-panel Unison-enabled Hi-Z instrument input and headphone out
    ● Built-in Talkback mic for communication with studio talent and recording slate cues
    ● Dedicated monitor functionality including monitor remote functions and Mono, Mute, DIM, and ALT monitor controls
    ● Up to 8 channels of additional digital input via optical ADAT/SPDIF input
    ● Includes the 'Realtime Analog Classics' UAD plug-in bundle featuring the Teletronix LA-2A and 1176 compressors, Pultec EQs, UA 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ, and more
    ● Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, RTAS, AU, and AAX 64 in all major DAWs
    ● Uncompromising analogue design, superior components, and premium build quality
    ● Free, industry-leading technical support — on the phone and online — from knowledgeable audio engineers

    Apollo Twin X 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
    UA 1176LN Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)
    UA 1176SE Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)
    Pultec EQP-1A EQ (Legacy)
    Marshall® Plexi Classic Guitar Amp
    Pultec Pro EQ (Legacy)
    Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier (Legacy)
    Raw Distortion
    Ampeg® SVT-VR Classic Bass Amp
    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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  • Additional Information

    Brand Universal Audio
    Condition New