0151 448 2080
Order by phone - Mon-Fri: 9:00AM-6:00PM

Select CurrencyYour Basket 0 items | £ 0.00 Checkout

FREE NEXT DAY DELIVERY* - INSTANT 0% FINANCE AVAILABLE - BUY NOW PAY LATER

Universal Audio Apollo 16 High-Resolution Audio Interface

Dolphin id:
64932
Product SKU:
APOLLO-16

Call for availability: 0151 448 2080

This uncompromising FireWire/Thunderbolt-ready* interface combines superior sound and flexible routing with powerful onboard UAD-2 QUAD processing. So you can track audio in real time through the full range of classic UAD analog emulation plug-ins — from Neve, Studer, Manley, Lexicon and more** — on both Mac and Windows 7.*

The Apollo Was Voted Best Computer Audio Interface At The Sound On Sound Awards 2014

Best Hardware Audio Recorder

In their review of the original Universal Audio Apollo Sound On Sound said:

A combined DSP engine and computer interface built to very high standards and with impressive flexibility, allowing UAD plug-ins to be employed in real time when tracking or mixing...

* Requires Windows 7 64-bit edition operating system and a qualified PCIe-to-FireWire adaptor. Thunderbolt option is Mac-only. ** All trademarks are recognized as property of their respective owners. Individual UAD Powered Plug-Ins sold separately.

Show full description »

Back in the 50's Bill Putnam was a pioneer, creating high grade analogue audio gear. In recent years Universal Audio have led the way with their plugins and digital converters. Bringing the two worlds together are there audio interfaces, high grade signal path from source to DAW.

World-Class 24-bit/192 kHz Conversion

Apollo 16 brings a true “no compromise” approach to every aspect of its audio signal path. Building upon decades of UA hardware expertise, it features meticulous analog circuit design, top-end converters, and DC-coupled outputs — providing the lowest THD and highest dynamic range of any converter in its class. Specifically, the Apollo 16’s deep, wide soundstage, and its exceptionally open and transparent sound, makes it the ideal centerpiece for professional recording studios.

Expandable 16 x 16 Analog Connectivity with Advanced Routing

Apollo 16 boasts straightforward 16 x 16 analog I/O via convenient DB-25 connections — perfect for pairing with mixing consoles, outboard processors, cue/headphone systems, and more. Two Apollo 16 units can be cascaded over MADI for an expanded system with eight UAD processors and 32 x 32 simultaneous analog I/O, capable of handling large professional mixes. Dedicated XLR monitor outputs and stereo AES-EBU digital I/O round out the Apollo 16’s rear-panel audio connections. The Apollo 16’s enhanced routing capabilities include four stereo Cue mixes with individually assignable outputs, and a new “Virtual I/O” feature that allows for Realtime UAD Processing of DAW tracks and virtual instruments.

Thunderbolt™ Connectivity for Macs

Apollo 16 offers compatibility with Intel’s new high-bandwidth Thunderbolt technology on Macs via a user-installable dual-port Thunderbolt Option Card (sold separately). Thunderbolt provides greater UAD plug-in instances, improved performance at high sample rates, and reduced UAD plug-in latency in the DAW versus Apollo’s standard FireWire connection. Because Thunderbolt offers many times the bandwidth of FireWire, it allows studios to connect numerous devices in series with the Apollo interface — including hard drives, processors, and additional computer monitors — all with fast, flawless performance. Thunderbolt also makes it easy to expand UAD plug-in processing power via a Thunderbolt-to-PCIe chassis and UAD-2 DSP Accelerator card(s).

Features

    Main

  • UA’s flagship FireWire/Thunderbolt -ready audio interface for Mac and Windows 7*
  • 16 x 16 analog I/O via DB-25 connectors — ideal for mixing consoles, outboard preamps, etc.
  • Realtime UAD-2 QUAD processing for low-latency (sub-2ms) tracking and mixing w/ UAD Powered Plug-Ins**
  • Thunderbolt Option Card for next-generation connectivity to compatible Macs (sold separately)
  • Four stereo Cue mixes with fully assignable outputs
  • Multi-unit cascading over MADI merges two Apollo 16 units for 32 x 32 analog I/O
  • PT Mode allows easy insertion of outboard analog hardware in Pro Tools**
  • Virtual I/O feature for Realtime UAD Processing of virtual instruments and DAW tracks
  • Includes dedicated XLR monitor outs and stereo AES-EBU digital I/O
  • Includes “Analog Classics” plug-ins: LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A EQ
  • Full recall of interface settings in DAW sessions via Console Recall plug-in (VST/RTAS/AU)
    IO
  • Analog Line Inputs - 16
  • Analog Line Outputs - 16
  • Analog Monitor Outputs - Two (one stereo pair)
  • AES/EBU - One stereo input, one stereo output
  • FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b) - Dual ports
  • Thunderbolt (via Thunderbolt Option Card) - Dual ports
  • Word Clock - One input, one output
  • MADI Optical Ports - One input, one output

      UAD Apollo 16

£ 2,299.00 Web price, inc VAT

Ex Vat:
£1,915.83, VAT at 20.00%
Select Currency
Order
x £ payments + £ deposit
Read more about finance here.
Image: Universal Audio Apollo 16 High-Resolution Audio Interface

Free Delivery*

Call for availability: 0844 815 0888

FREE NEXT DAY DELIVERY*
More details on UK deliveries.
More details on International deliveries.

Universal Audio Apollo 16 High-Resolution Audio Interface videos

If you are registered with us you may log in to add additional videos related to this product. You can also register an account to add a related video.

Universal Audio Apollo 16 High-Resolution Audio Interface Reviews

There are currently no reviews for this product.

Add your review
Security code

Universal Audio Apollo 16 High-Resolution Audio Interface News

Show all news »

Price Matching

Dolphin Music brings you the best music gear at the best price. We are committed to superior customer service and have extensive product knowledge. However, in today’s market we may not always be aware of all the price fluctuations of the products we sell. So, we offer competitive price matching.

Please fill in the following form to request a price match.

What prices we will match?

We will compare prices for new, direct from manufacturer items, excluding any add-ons, options, or other special features which may affect price.

The item must be new and must be the exact same make and model (ie, the same size, version, etc.).

Since our postage charges are lower than most of the shops, the comparison price must be a "delivered cost" to the consumer.

If we are unable to verify the previous condition, we will notify you that we require additional information to verify the Price Match request. Our goal is to make this policy simple and hassle-free. We are committed to responding to your requests quickly.

The price you have found must be the Internet Retailer's regular, advertised price for a current and available item. The price you found cannot be a closeout, discontinued, blemished, year-end, inventory reduction, or any other type of advertised sale price.

Price Matching requests may not be combined with any other promotional discounts, specials or other price incentives.

Prices and price sources you have found which do not meet the above criteria or in which incomplete or inaccurate information is provided to us, will not be approved for our Price Match.

Please select your country/region

Choose the region you are shopping from to view products in your currency.

We have temporarily suspended processing of EUR payments, all orders will be charged in GBP.