Universal Audio have a storied history, from founder Bill Putnam helping establish the early standard for mixers, to their current place at the forefront of technology and their collaborations with modern music legends. The Apollo interfaces straddle both these worlds, combining an incredible audio interface with UAD plugin processing. Designed using the finest analogue components and bleeding edge AD/DA conversion. You can be sure every detail of your recordings is captured beautifully, then when it comes to mix down you can call on exacting emulations of the most revered studio gear, from Urei to Pultec and Fairchild.
This latest generation of Thunderbolt 2 interfaces also features their revolutionary Unison technology, which matches properties of classic mic preamps before using proprietary DSP to offer the sound of famous studio desks while recording as well. Guitarists can get in on the action too with UAD's emulations of famous stomp boxes and the amps from Softube Amp Room Essentials.
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The new Apollo 16 is an elegant update to UA’s premium audio interface — delivering enhanced sound with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording. Perfect for professional studios, this 18 x 20 Thunderbolt 2 interface offers twice the analog connectivity of the Apollo 8/8p — making it ideal for pairing with mixing consoles and outboard processors. Built on genuine UA analog design and next-generation A/D and D/A conversion, Apollo 16 also features powerful UAD-2 QUAD Core processing, letting you run the full library of UAD Powered Plug-Ins in real time. With sonic performance that surpasses anything in its class, Apollo 16 rivals modular converters costing twice the price, in a sleek, powerful new package.
- Next-generation Apollo A/D and D/A conversion for professional
- 16 x 16 analog I/O via DB-25 connectors — ideal for pairing with
mixing consoles, outboard preamps, etc.
- Onboard UAD-2 QUAD Core DSP allows Realtime UAD Processing
- 18 x 20 Thunderbolt 2 audio interface for Mac with powerful
Console 2.0 software control
- Cascade up to 4 Apollo interfaces and 6 UAD devices total over
- Includes “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” UAD plug-in bundle
- World class UA analog design, superior components, and premium
Imagine having a classic analog studio, in single rack space. Apollo 16 lets you record through UAD Powered Plug-Ins — including vintage EQs, compressors, reverbs, tape machines and more — at near-zero latency, regardless of your audio software buffer size. With award-winning UAD plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, Roland, SSL, Studer, and more, Apollo 16 serves up authentic analog tone and warmth.