Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII DUO Desktop Interface with Realtime UAD Processing for Mac and Windows

Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII DUO Desktop Interface with Realtime UAD Processing for Mac and Windows

Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII DUO Desktop Interface with Realtime UAD Processing for Mac and Windows

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Product Highlights

  • 2 Inputs/ 6 Outputs
  • Low-Latency High-Resolution Audio
  • Two Mic Preamps with Unison Technology
  • Front-Panel Hi-Z Input
  • Headphone Output
  • DUO Core Realtime UAD Processing
  • Analog Classics Plug-In Bundle
  • Aluminum Construction
  • Mac OS & Windows
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  • 1Description

The Apollo Twin MKII DUO Desktop Interface with Realtime UAD Processing from Universal Audio is a Thunderbolt audio interface capable of capturing your audio in up to 24-bit/192 kHz with real-time, low-latency UAD plug-in processing. Building upon the success of the original, the Twin MKII offers a ground-up redesign of the A/D and D/A converters, as well as increased dynamic range and ultra-low THD. Other enhancements include improved monitor functionality with Mute, Dim, Mono, and ALT speaker switching, as well as monitor remote controls and a built-in talkback mic for easy communication with talent and/or recording slate cues.

Like the original, the Twin MKII features Universal Audio's Unison technology, which, in conjunction with their UAD plug-ins, is capable of emulating a range of tube and solid-state microphone preamps, including their impedance and gain-stage sweet spots. The interface includes the Realtime Analog Classics UAD plug-in bundle, featuring legacy editions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, the 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer, plus Softube Amp Room Essentials, and the 610-B Tube Preamp.

  • Desktop 2x6 Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac and Windows with next-generation 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion
  • UAD-2 DUO 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
  • Two premium Unison mic/line preamps
  • Two line outputs
  • Front-panel Hi-Z instrument input
  • Headphone output
  • Two digitally controlled analog monitor outputs for full resolution at all listening levels
  • Up to eight 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
  • Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
     
Included in the Realtime Analog Classics Bundle
  • UA 610-B
  • Marshall Plexi Classic Amplifier
  • Teletronix LA-2A Legacy
  • UA 1176LN Legacy
  • UA 1176SE Legacy
  • Pultec EQP-1A Legacy
  • Pultec Pro Legacy
  • Precision Channel Strip
  • Precision Reflection Engine
  • Precision Delay Modulation
  • Precision Delay Modulation L
  • Raw Distortion
  • Softube Bass Amp Room 8X10
  • RealVerb-Pro
UPC: 819937002335
In the Box
Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII DUO Desktop Interface with Realtime UAD Processing for Mac and Windows
  • External Power Supply
  • 4 x Changeable AC Connectors, Supporting USA, Europe, UK, Australia, and China
  • Limited 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Universal Audio APLTWDII specs

    System
    I/O 2 x Combo XLR/TRS mic/line inputs
    1 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) Hi-Z input
    2 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS balanced line outputs (independent mix buses)
    2 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS balanced (one stereo pair, independent L/R mix buses)
    1 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS unbalanced stereo headphone output (independent L/R mix buses)
    1 x TOSLINK optical, ADAT or S/PDIF selectable digital input
    1 x Thunderbolt port
    Conversion Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
    Bit-Depth per Sample: 24-bit
    Simultaneous A/D Conversion: 2 channels
    Simultaneous D/A Conversion: 6 channels
    Analog Round-Trip Latency: 1.1 ms @ 96 kHz
    Analog Round-Trip Latency with 4 Serial UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Console Application: 1.1 ms @ 96 kHz
    Analog I/O
    Line Inputs Line Inputs 1 & 2:
    Jack Type (Combo Mic/Line Balanced Inputs): 1/4" (6.3 mm) female TRS balanced
    Dynamic Range: 117.5 dBA
    Signal to Noise Ratio: 117.5 dBA
    Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -109 dBFS
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    Input Impedance: 10 kOhms
    Gain Range: +10 to +65 dB
    Reference Level: +4 dBu
    Maximum Input Level (@ Minimum Gain): 20.2 dBV
    Microphone Inputs Microphone Inputs 1 & 2:
    Jack Type (Combo Mic/Line Balanced Inputs): Female XLR balanced (pin 2 positive)
    Phantom Power: +48 V, switchable per input
    Dynamic Range: 118 dBA
    Signal to Noise Ratio: 118 dBA
    Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -111 dBFS
    Equivalent Input Noise: -127 dB
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    CMRR: Greater than 70 dB (10' cable)
    Default Input Impedance: 5.4 kOhms (variable via Unison preamp model)
    Gain Range: +10 to +65 dB
    Pad Attenuation: 20 dB (variable via Unison preamp model), switchable per input
    Maximum Input Level: +25 dBu (minimum gain, pad engaged)
     
    Hi-Z Input Jack Type: 1/4" (6.3 mm) female TS unbalanced
    Dynamic Range: 117 dBA
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 117 dBA
    Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -101 dBFS
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    Input Impedance: 1 MOhm
    Gain Range: +10 to +65 dB
    Maximum Input Level: +12.2 dBu
    Line Outputs Line Outputs 3 & 4
    Jack Type: 1/4" (6.3 mm) female TRS balanced
    Dynamic Range: 121 dBA
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 121 dBA
    Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -110 dBFS
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    Stereo Level Balance: ±0.05 dB
    Output Impedance: 600 Ohms
    Maximum Output Level: 20.2 dBu
    Monitor Outputs Monitor Outputs 1 & 2:
    Jack Type: 1/4" (6.3 mm) female TRS balanced
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    Dynamic Range: 115 dBA
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 115 dBA
    Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -105 dBFS
    Stereo Level Balance: ±0.05 dB
    Output Impedance: 600 Ohms
    Maximum Output Level: +20.2 dBu
    Operating Reference Level: +14 dBu, +20 dBu (selectable)
    Headphone Output Stereo Headphone Output:
    Jack Type: 1/4" (6.3 mm) female TRS stereo, unbalanced
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
    Dynamic Range: 113 dBA
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 113 dBA
    Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -105 dBFS
    Maximum Output Power: 80 mW into 600 Ohms
    Digital Audio I/O
    S/PDIF Connector Type: Optical TOSLINK JIS F05 (shared with ADAT)
    Format: IEC958
    Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz
    S/PDIF Input Channels: 2 (stereo L/R)
    ADAT Connector Type: Optical TOSLINK JIS F05 (shared with S/PDIF)
    Format: ADAT Digital Lightpipe with S/MUX
    Supported Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 172.4, 192 kHz
    ADAT Input Channels @ 44.1, 48 kHz: 1 to 8
    ADAT Input Channels @ 88.2, 96 kHz: 1 to 4 (S/MUX)
    ADAT Input Channels @ 176.4, 192 kHz: 1 to 2 (S/MUX)
    Clock Sources Internal, S/PDIF, ADAT (digital clock sync source conditional per selected digital input type)
    Electrical
    Power Supply External AC to DC
    Connector Type AC: Changeable blades (UL, VDE, UK, SSA, CCC)
    DC: Male plug, 2.1 mm x 5.5 mm, center-positive
    Power Requirements AC: 100~240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    DC: 12 VDC, ±5%
    Maximum Power Consumption 12 W
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    Operating Temperature 32 to 95ºF (0 to 35ºC)
    Storage Temperature -40 to 176ºF (-40 to 80ºC)
    Operating Humidity 20 to 80%
    System Requirements
    Mac System Requirements Computer with available Thunderbolt port
    Quad Core i7 or better processor recommended
    Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan, or 10.12 Sierra
    6 GB available storage
    Thunderbolt cable (sold separately)
    Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
     
    Windows System Requirements Built-in Thunderbolt 3 via USB-C port
    Quad-Core i7 or better processor recommended
    Windows 10 with Anniversary Update (64-Bit Edition)
    6 GB available storage
    Qualified Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt adapter (sold separately)
    Thunderbolt cable (sold separately)
    Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
    Plug-In Compatibility Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX (64-bit) plug-in host DAW software
    General
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.31 x 2.60 x 5.86" (160.2 x 66.0 x 148.8 mm)
    Depth, Chassis Only: 5.86" (148.8 mm)
    Depth, Including Knob & Jack Protrusions: 6.20" (157.5 mm)
    Weight 2.35 lb (1.06 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.9 x 7.8 x 5.6"

    Universal Audio APLTWDII reviews

    Apollo Twin MKII DUO Desktop Interface with Realtime UAD Processing for Mac and Windows is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Defected Unit I upgraded to the MK II and right when I got it, I should have returned it because the buttons on the Hardware unit wasn't working however in the Control Panel was fine. I initially thought it was just the way the new unit worked until today, no lights after turning it on however I'm still able to hear sound from it. I tried reaching out to UAD still haven't heard back from them. Its been 5 months since I purchased the unit apparently not working properly on day one. Should have returned it immediately. UAD customer support not the best.
    Date published: 2018-04-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product by Universal Audio! UAD plug-ins have really nice rich, full sounds with harmonious distortions where you want them, especially the Unison versions that make use of the Apollo preamp hardware. It takes a little work to dial them in to your liking but it's worth the time. Plug-ins are just a bit pricey! I wish I could afford them all......
    Date published: 2017-02-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I would but would need training A great product but very difficult to the novice like me. Instructions are for an experienced tech
    Date published: 2017-08-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from UA Apollo Twin Incredible interface, really glad I decided to take the step into the Universal Audio world. Top notch plugins and preamps, plus the workflow is incredible
    Date published: 2017-04-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rather awesome... I was recommended this interface by a producer friend, and it hasn't disappointed! Beautiful sound, a bit colored, but in the nicest way! "Rich" describes it best I think. The classics bundle is all I've needed so far, but I've gotten several coupons for discounts on the UA plugins, which are pretty tempting. Really happy with this purchase!
    Date published: 2018-08-20
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