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UNIVERSAL AUDIO APOLLO 8 DUO THUNDERBOLT RACK AUDIO INTERFACE W/ DUO CORE UAD-2 PROCESSING

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UNIVERSAL AUDIO APOLLO 8 DUO THUNDERBOLT RACK AUDIO INTERFACE W/ DUO CORE UAD-2 PROCESSING - NO CABLE

$3,499.00

Our Price$2,999.00

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Audio Interface
-Sample rates up to 192 kHz at 24-bit word length
-18 x 24 simultaneous input/output channels:
-Eight channels of analog-to-digital conversion via mic, line, or high-impedance inputs
-14 channels of digital-to-analog conversion via: Eight mono line outputs
-Stereo monitor outputs (switchable to fixed line outputs)
-Two stereo headphone outputs
-10 channels of digital I/O via: Eight channels ADAT Optical Lightpipe I/O with S/MUX for high sample rates
-Two channels coaxial S/PDIF I/O with sample rate conversion
-Two Thunderbolt 2 ports facilitates daisy-chaining of other Thunderbolt devices
-Cascade up to 4 Apollo interfaces and 6 UAD devices total over Thunderbolt (Mac)

Microphone Preamplifiers
-Four high-resolution, ultra-transparent, digitally-controlled analog mic preamps
-Unison™ technology for deep integration with UAD preamp and pedal plug-ins
-Front panel and software control of all preamp parameters
-Switchable low cut filter, 48V phantom power, pad, polarity inversion, and stereo linking|

Monitoring
-Stereo monitor outputs (independent of the eight line outputs)
-Digitally-controlled analog monitor outputs maintains highest fidelity
-Front panel control of monitor levels and muting
-Two stereo headphone outputs with independent mix buses
-Independent front panel volume controls for headphone outputs
-Front panel pre-fader metering of monitor bus levels
-S/PDIF outputs can be set to mirror the monitor outputs
-Up to two alternate stereo monitor outputs selectable via front panel or Console software
-Assignable front panel monitor function switch for alternate speakers, dim, & mono
UAD-2 Inside
-DUO and QUAD models featuring two or four SHARC® processors
-Realtime UAD Processing on all analog and digital inputsCan be combined with other UAD-2 devices for increased mixing DSP
-Includes UAD Powered Plug-Ins “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” bundle
-Complete UAD plug-ins library is available at the UA online store
Software

Console application:
-Analog-style control interface for realtime monitoring and tracking
-Enables Realtime UAD Processing with UAD plug-ins
-Remote control of Apollo 8p features and functionality
-Virtual I/O for routing DAW tracks through Console

Console Recall plug-in:

-Saves Console configurations inside DAW sessions for easy recall
-Convenient access to Console’s monitor controls via DAW plug-in
-VST, RTAS, AAX 64, and Audio Units plug-in formats

UAD Meter & Control Panel application:
-Configures global UAD settings and monitors system usage
-Other Easy firmware updates
-1U rack-mountable form factor
-One year warranty includes parts and labor

System Requirements

Thunderbolt Systems

UAD Powered Plug-Ins version 8
-Apple Mac computer with available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port
-Mac OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion, 10.9.x Mavericks, or 10.10.x Yosemite
-4 gigabytes available disk space
-Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
-Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host DAW software
-Thunderbolt cable (sold separately)

Specifications

Note: All specifications are typical performance unless otherwise noted, tested under the following conditions: 48 kHz internal sample rate, 24-bit sample depth, 20 kHz measurement bandwidth, with balanced output.

System
I/O Complement Microphone Inputs 4
High-Impedence (Hi-Z) Instrument Inputs 2
Analog Line Inputs 8
Analog Line Outputs 8 (ten including monitor outputs)
Analog Monitor Outputs 2 (one stereo pair)
Headphone Outputs 2 Stereo
ADAT Up to eight channels via dual I/O ports with S/MUX
S/PDIF One stereo input, one stereo output
Thunderbolt 2 ports 2 (Thunderbolt 1 compatible)
Word Clock 1 input, 1 output

A/D – D/A Conversion Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
Bit Depth Per Sample 24
Simultaneous A/D conversion 8 channels
Simultaneous D/A conversion 14 channels
Analog Round-Trip Latency 1.1 milliseconds @ 96 kHz sample rate
Analog Round-Trip Latency with four serial UAD-2 plug-ins via Console application 1.1 milliseconds @ 96 kHz sample rate
Analog I/O

Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB

Microphone Inputs 1 - 4
Connector Type XLR Female, pin 2 positive (Combo XLR/TRS)
Phantom Power +48V (switchable per mic input)
Dynamic Range 120 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 120 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –110 dBFS
Common-Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR) 73 dB (10’ cable)
Default Input Impedance 5.4K Ohms (variable via Unison plug-ins)
Gain Range +10 dB to +65 dB
Pad Attenuation 20 dB (switchable per input)
Maximum Input level +25 dBu (minimum gain, pad engaged)

Hi-Z Inputs 1 - 2
Connector Type ¼” Female TS Unbalanced
Dynamic Range 118 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 118 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –101.5 dBFS
Input Impedance 1M Ohms (variable via Unison plug-ins)
Gain Range +10 dB to +65 dB
Maximum Input Level +12 dBu

Line Inputs 1 – 4
Connector Type ¼” Female TRS Balanced (Combo XLR/TRS)
Dynamic Range 120 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 120 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –110 dBFS
Common-Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR) 60 dB (10’ cable)
Input Impedance 10K Ohms
Gain Range +10 dB to +65 dB (Line Input Gain = ON)
Reference Level +4 dBu (Line Input Gain = BYPASS)
Maximum Input Level +20.2 dBu

Line Inputs 5 – 8
Connector Type ¼” Female TRS Balanced (Combo XLR/TRS)
Dynamic Range 120 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 120 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –110 dBFS
Common-Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR) 60 dB (10’ cable)
Input Impedance 10K Ohms
Gain (selectable per input) +4 dBu or –10 dBV
Maximum Input Level (+4 dBu setting) +20.2 dBu
Maximum Input Level (–10 dBV setting) +6.2 dBV (unbalanced)

Line Outputs 1 – 8
Connector Type ¼” Female TRS Balanced
Dynamic Range 121 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 121 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –110 dBFS
Stereo Level Balance ±0.05 dB
Output Impedance 100 Ohms
Maximum Output Level +20.2 dBu

Monitor Outputs Left & Right
Connector Type ¼” Female TRS Balanced
Dynamic Range 121 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 121 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –110 dBFS
Stereo Level Balance ±0.01 dB
Output Impedance 100 Ohms
Maximum Output Level +20.2 dBu

Stereo Headphone Outputs 1 – 2
Connector Type ¼” Female TRS Stereo
Dynamic Range 118 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 118 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –101 dBFS
Maximum Output Power 160 mW into 300 ohm load
Digital I/O

S/PDIF
Connector Type Female Phono (RCA)
Format IEC958
Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192

ADAT
Connector Type (shared with ADAT) Optical TOSLINK JIS F05
Format ADAT Digital Lightpipe with S/MUX
Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
Channel Assignments @ 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz Port 1 = Channels 1 – 8, Port 2 = 1 – 8 (mirrored)
Channel Assignments @ 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz Port 1 = Channels 1 – 4, Port 2 = Channels 5 – 8
Channel Assignments @ 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz Port 1 = Channels 1 – 2, Port 2 = Channels 3 – 4

Word Clock
Connector Type BNC
Lock Range ±0.5% of any supported sample rate
Word Clock Input Termination 75 Ohms, switchable

Synchronization Sources
Internal, Word Clock, S/PDIF, ADAT

Electrical
Power Supplies External AC to DC Power Supply, Level V compliant
AC Input Connector Type IEC Male
AC Requirements 100V – 240V AC, 50 – 60 Hz
DC Connector Type XLR 4-Pin Locking Male (Neutrik P/N NC4MDM3-H)
DC Requirements 12 VDC, ±5%
Maximum Power Consumption 50 Watts
Mechanical

Dimensions
Width 19”
Height 1.75” (1U rack space)
Depth, Chassis Only 12.125”
Depth, Including Knob & Jack Protrusions 13.5”
Shipping Box (Width x Depth x Height) 24” x 17” x 8”

Weight
Shipping Weight (with box & accessories) 18 pounds
Weight (bare unit) 9.1 pounds

Package Contents
Apollo 8 Audio Interface Unit
External Power Supply
AC Power Cable (IEC)
Set of (4) Rack-Mount Screws
Getting Started URL Card

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