Universal Audio Apollo Twin QUAD MKII builds on the benchmark performance set by the first UAD interfaces. With a whole new user interface, next-generation Apollo A/D and D/A Conversion, and Unison Mic Preamp Emulation technology, Apollo Twin Quad MKII offers unrivalled performance for project and professional studio recording.
Realtime UAD-2 Processing
Apollo Twin Quad MKII features a quad core processor that helps low-latency tracking with UAD plug-ins, alleviating your system resources for other sequencing and editing tasks. When you need professional results, without compromising the stability of your studio machine, their critically-acclaimed library of Analog audio emulations and software-hardware integration is second to none - Trusted by industry professionals around the world.
Universal Audio Apollo Twin QUAD MKII Key Features:
- Desktop 2x6 Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac and Windows with next-generation 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion
- Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
- QUAD 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 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
- Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, RTAS, & AAX 64 in all major DAWs
A straightforward 2-in / 4-out interface keeps things simple for recording within a project or professional studio environment. Two XLR / 1/4" Jack combi inputs feature Universal Audio's Unison Mic Preamp Emulation Technology. UA have emulated the most sought-after tube and transformer-based mic preamps in the world — including Neve, API, Manley, and UA. No stone has been left unturned - everything from their signature impedance, gain stage sweet spots and component-level circuit behaviors deliver outstanding results, all with near-zero latency.
Unison technology is also found on Apollo Twin Quad 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.
Next-Gen A/D and D/A Conversion
Providing a high resolution 24-bit/192kHz audio conversion, Apollo Twin QUAD MKII benefits from a completely redesigned A/D - D/A conversion. Increased dynamic range, ultra-low THD and superb signal integrity provide the extra depth and clarity your recordings need.
UAD Twin Quad can be used as part of an expanding studio set-up, offering support for up to 6 total UAD-2 devices (or 4 Apollos) via an Optical TOSLINK connection.
Featuring Mute, DIM, Mono and Alternative speaker switching buttons, Apollo Twin Quad MK2 offers a superior workflow and user interface than before. It also features a built-in talkback mic for communication to your live room.
Realtime Analog Classics UAD plug-ins included
Right out of the box, the Apollo Twin Quad MkII includes the Realtime Analog Classics suite of UAD plug-ins — the UA 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ, Raw Distortion, Softube Amp Rooms, legacy LA-2A and 1176LN compressors, Pultec EQs, and more - so you have a rack full of analogue audio classics already onboard.
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)
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