Universal Audio's Apollo Twin MkII improves on the acclaimed Apollo Twin with next-generation AD/DA converters for astonishingly wide dynamic range and ultra-low THD. And with expanded monitoring controls, the Apollo Twin MkII packs console functionality into a desktop interface for Mac and PC. Built-in UAD processing lets you take advantage of the rich, warm, analog sound of UAD Powered Plug-ins during mixdown — and even in real time during tracking. Speaking of tracking, the Apollo Twin's astounding Unison mic preamp technology lets you re-create the sound of classic mic preamps in a way that software processing simply can't match.
Capture the Sound of Legendary Preamps with Unison Technology
The Apollo Twin MkII's Unison preamp technology goes so far beyond traditional software modeling and emulations that it's really in a category all its own. In essence, Unison is a bi-directional communication between the Apollo Twin's mic preamp and a Unison-capable plug-in, such as the included 610-B plug-in that re-creates the sound of UA's classic LA-610 preamp.
Sensational Plug-in Bundle Included!
UAD Powered Plug-ins have earned their reputation for being some of the most accurate emulations of analog audio equipment ever created. The astonishing processing power of the UAD platform is what makes these plug-ins sound so great. You simply can't get the depth, color, and character these plug-ins have without devoting huge CPU resources to them. Best of all, Apollo Twin MkII lets you record your audio through UAD plug-ins in real time with
sub-2ms latency. You'll receive the Realtime Analog Classics bundle, which includes:
Marshall Plexi Classic Amplifier
Teletronix LA‐2A Legacy
UA 1176LN Legacy
UA 1176SE Legacy
Pultec EQP‐1A Legacy
Pultec Pro Legacy
Precision Channel Strip
Precision Reflection Engine
Precision Delay Modulation
Precision Delay Modulation L
Thunderbolt: Ultra-low Latency and Unrivaled Bandwidth
Thunderbolt is one of the most important technologies to impact audio production in years, and UA was one of the first to adopt it. Thanks to its blazing-fast connectivity, Thunderbolt offers lower latency and greater stability than USB or FireWire, clocking in with the speed and ultra-fast performance of a PCI Express system — but with the convenience of a single cable. Apollo Twin MkII's Thunderbolt connection lets you run projects with high track counts at incredibly low latency. In fact, you can even record through UAD plug-ins in real time with less than 2ms latency!
UAD-2 Processing Power Built In!
There are times when your computer just doesn't have the power and speed to run all the plug-ins your recording session needs. With UAD Powered Plug-ins, the processing load is taken off your computer and borne by UAD's super-powerful Analog Devices SHARC processors. Universal Audio's Apollo Twin MkII interface has these SHARC processors built in and is available in SOLO (one SHARC), DUO (two SHARCs), and QUAD (four SHARCs) configurations.
Digitally Controlled Outputs and Advanced Monitor Controls
Many audio interfaces have a volume control that reduces digital bit depth as you lower the volume — so unless you're listening at the maximum volume level, you're not really hearing your mix as you should be. The Apollo Twin MkII is equipped with digital
Smart I/O Selection for a Desktop Interface
For smaller studios and mobile producers, the Apollo Twin MkII zeros in on what you need for productive sessions. You've got a pair of Unison mic/line inputs with Burr-Brown PGA2500 preamps, which sound detailed and transparent. If you need more inputs, an optical input lets you add up to eight more via ADAT. Four analog outputs and a high-quality headphone output give you enough outputs for most small tracking sessions.
It's just the right setup for producers on the go, for engineers who need to mix with powerful UAD plug-ins outside of their studio, and even for DJs who want the best possible live sound they can get.
Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac with two analog inputs, four analog outputs, and eight channels of ADAT input
Sounds amazing, with next-generation AD/DA for maximum fidelity
Use outstanding UAD Powered Plug-ins for tracking and mixdown
Preamps sound pristine, and Unison technology gives you spot-on emulations of classic preamps
Includes Realtime Analog Classics plug-in bundle with accurate emulations of vintage analog hardware
Thunderbolt gives you ultra-low latency and huge bandwidth for higher sample rates and track counts
Compact design makes it perfect for mobile recording, mixing outside of your studio, and even performing live
Hands-on control over your monitor outputs
Cascade up to 4 Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo interfaces and 6 total UAD devices
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