The Universal Audio flagship Apollo x16 Heritage Edition has all the benefits of the acclaimed Apollo x16, including world-beating A/D and D/A conversion, HEXA Core UAD plug-in processing, and full LUNA Recording System integration. And it goes a step further, with a software suite of 10 award-winning UAD plug-in titles, featuring Collections from Helios,® Fairchild,® Teletronix,® Pultec,® and UA.
These premium Heritage Edition titles are in addition to the Apollo x16’s included “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” bundle, giving you the most accurate library of classic analog emulations included with any professional audio interface.
Universal Audio Apollo x16 Heritage Edition features HEXA Core processing, with six DSP chips and 50% more UAD plug-in processing power than previous Apollos. This lets you run more UAD plug-ins, whether you’re tracking in real time with channel strips from Neve, Manley, SSL, Avalon, Helios, or API, or running high UAD plug-in counts when mixing in your DAW.
Apollo x16 Heritage Edition offers 18 x 20 simultaneous inputs/outputs (16 x 18 analog I/O) and two built-in Thunderbolt 3 ports, which are backwards-compatible with Thunderbolt 1 and 2 Macs via adapter (sold separately). This allows users of any Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo desktop or rackmount audio interfaces to easily combine up to four Apollos and six total UAD-2 devices.
*Apollo x16 Heritage Edition includes ten premium UAD plug-in titles, plus the “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” UAD plug-in bundle. Other UAD plug-ins sold separately at www.uaudio.com. All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
● Record with elite-class A/D and D/A conversion nearing the widest dynamic range and lowest signal to noise available — at any price
● Track and mix with powerful HEXA Core processing, featuring 6 UAD DSP chips for running more award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins in real time
● Easily connect to consoles and studio gear with switchable +24 / +20 dBu headroom settings
● Produce with LUNA Recording System — a fully-integrated recording application made for Apollo (Mac/Thunderbolt)
● Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, AU, and AAX 64 in all major DAWs
Apollo twin duo and its specifications
Apollo Twin Duo is a ground-up device used for recording better sound without any interface from Mac and Windows; it delivers a quality audio conversion with the tone, feel, and flow of analogue recording.
Apollo twin duo is made from the UA’s 60-year heritage of audio profession, it has two high quality enabled Unison mic converter and the same with next-generation A/D and D/A conversion which is there in UA’s flagship Apollo. All these included bundles of UAD analogue emulation plugging which help you to track through some real-time processors like UAD-2 SOLO, DUO or QUAD Core processing. Apollo Twin duo is made to make records.
The quality of the signals depends on the converters of the ADAT. The more you spend, the better result you will get in a general way. For many of the signals it won’t matter