The Apollo interface line has swept through the home recording market with reckless abandon. Hell, even professionals use these in their mobile rigs. They are incredible interfaces that have a lot to offer. Now the Twin has a USB version for Windows!
Universal Audio, a leading manufacturer of professional audio recording hardware and software, is proud to announce Apollo Twin USB High-Resolution Desktop Interfacewith Realtime UAD Processing for Windows-based recording systems using USB 3.
This sleek 2×6 USB audio interface combines high-quality 24/192 kHz audio conversion with onboard Realtime UAD-2 DUO Processing. With its ergonomic desktop design, rugged aluminum construction, and front panel headphone and instrument connections, Apollo Twin USB allows Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users to record in real time (at near-zero latency) through the full range of UAD Powered Plug-Ins from Neve, Studer, Manley, Marshall, API, and more.
Apollo Twin USB also features Unison™ technology, which allows its mic preamps and front-panel DIs to sound and behave like the world’s most sought-after tube and solid state preamps, guitar amps, and stompboxes — including their all-important impedance, gain stage “sweet spots,” and circuit behaviors.
Based on breakthrough integration between Apollo’s digitally controlled analog inputs and its onboard UAD processing, Unison lets Apollo Twin USB owners track through a range of colorful preamp emulations from Neve, API, Marshall and more with amazing accuracy.
Apollo Twin USB comes with Universal Audio’s “Realtime Analog Classics” UAD plug-in bundle, featuring legacy editions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer, as well as the 610-B Tube Preamp plug-in, Softube Amp Room Essentials.
Apollo Twin USB will begin shipping in October, 2015 with an estimated street price of $899 USD.
Apollo Twin USB DUO Key Features:
Desktop 2×6 USB 3 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
Unison technology offers stunning models of classic tube and transformer-based mic preamps, guitar amps, and stompboxes
2 premium 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
Combine with UAD-2 DSP Accelerators for added UAD plug-in processing power
Up to 8 channels of additional digital input via Optical connection
Includes “Realtime Analog Classics” UAD plug-in bundle, featuring Legacy editions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer, plus Softube Amp Room Essentials, 610-B Tube Preamp, and more
Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, RTAS & AAX 64
For more info about the Apollo Twin USB, visit uaudio.com/twinusb