Universal Audio Apollo Twin Solo with Realtime UAD Processing


With its class-leading resolution and Realtime UAD Processing, Apollo Twin sets a new standard for desktop music production. This 2x6 Mac Thunderbolt interface allows you to record with near-zero latency through the full range of UAD Powered Plug-Ins ingeniously merging classic analog tones with cutting-edge features.

With the highest dynamic range and lowest noise of any desktop interface, Apollo Twin gives you stellar 24-bit/192 kHz sound and breathtaking clarity.
Its premium mic preamps, input stage, and audio conversion are identical to the famed Apollo series, translating into rich three-dimensional recordings with exceptional depth and punch. Digitally controlled analog monitor outputs provide full resolution audio (without digital scaling) at all listening levels letting you create better mixes in real-world environments.

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 modern Macs
Unison technology offers stunning models of classic tube and transformer-based mic preamps
Two premium mic/line preamps; Two line outputs; front-panel Hi-Z instrument input and headphones output
Two digitally controlled analog monitor outputs for full resolution at all listening levels
Up to eight channels of additional digital input via Optical connection
Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Audio Units, VST, RTAS & AAX64 in all major DAWs
Audio Interface
Sample rates up to 192 kHz• at 24-bit word length
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
64-bit device drivers
PCIe audio drivers
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
Digitally-controlled analog monitor outputs maintains highest fidelity
Independently-addressable stereo headphone outputs
Independently-addressable line outputs 3-4 can be used for additional cue mix
Front panel control of monitor levels and muting

UAD-2 Inside
Two (DUO) SHARC DSP processors
Realtime UAD Processing on all analog and digital inputs
Same features and functionality as other UAD-2 devices when used with DAW
Includes UAD Powered Plug-Ins Realtime Analog Classics bundle
Complete UAD Powered Plug-Ins library is available online


Console application:
Enables tracking and/or monitoring with Realtime UAD Processing
Remote control of Apollo Twin features and functionality
Virtual I/O for routing DAW tracks through Console
Two independent stereo Auxiliary busses
Console Recall plug-in:
Saves Apollo Twin configurations inside DAW sessions for easy recall
Facilitates control of Apollo Twin monitoring features from within the DAW
VST, RTAS, AAX 64, and Audio Units plug-in formats
UAD Meter & Control Panel application:
Configures global UAD settings and monitors system usage
Attractive and durable desktop form factor
Locking power supply prevents accidental disconnection
Easily updateable firmware
One year warranty includes parts and labour
Apollo Twin System Requirements:
Apple Mac computer with available Thunderbolt port
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or 10.9 Mavericks
Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host application software
2 gigabytes available disk space
Thunderbolt cable (sold separately)
Width 6.31"
Height 2.60"
Depth, Chassis Only 5.86"
Depth, Including Knob & Jack Protrusions 6.20"
Weight (bare unit) 2.35 pounds
Package Contents
Apollo Twin Unit (DUO)
External Power Supply with (4) changeable AC connectors supporting USA, Europe, UK, Australia, China
URL Card