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UNIVERSAL AUDIO APOLLO 8P 8 PRE QUAD THUNDERBOLT RACK AUDIO INTERFACE W/QUAD CORE UAD2

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UNIVERSAL AUDIO APOLLO 8P 8 PRE QUAD THUNDERBOLT RACK AUDIO INTERFACE W/QUAD CORE UAD2 - NO CABLE

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Audio Interface
-Sample rates up to 192 kHz at 24-bit word length
-16 x 20 simultaneous input/output channels:
-Eight channels of analog-to-digital conversion via mic, line, or high-impedance inputs
-12 channels of digital-to-analog conversion via:
-Six mono line outputs
-Stereo monitor outputs (switchable to fixed line outputs)
-Two stereo headphone outputs
-Eight channels of digital I/O via:
-Eight channels ADAT Optical Lightpipe I/O with S/MUX for high sample rates
-Lightpipe I/O can be switched to S/PDIF optical 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
-Eight 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 six 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
-QUAD Core DSP with four SHARC® processors
-Realtime UAD Processing on all analog and digital inputs via Console application
-Same features and functionality as other UAD-2 devices when used with DAW
-Can 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 8
High-Impedence (Hi-Z) Instrument Inputs 2
Analog Line Inputs 8
Analog Line Outputs 6 (eight including monitor outputs)
Analog Monitor Outputs 2 (one stereo pair)
Headphone Outputs 2 Stereo
Digital Input Port (TOSLINK optical) 1 (ADAT or S/PDIF, selectable)
Digital Output Port (TOSLINK optical) 1 (ADAT or S/PDIF, selectable)
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 - 8

Connector Type XLR Female, pin 2 positive (Combo XLR/TRS)
Phantom Power +48V (switchable per mic input)
Dynamic Range 119 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 119 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –110 dBFS
Equivalent Input Noise –128.7 dB
Common-Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR) 70 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 –103 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 – 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 Range +10 dB to +65 dB (Line Input Gain = ON)
Reference Level +4 dBu (Line Input Gain = BYPASS)
Maximum Input Level +20.2 dBu

Monitor Outputs 1 – 6

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 ±0.05 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 (shared with ADAT) Optical TOSLINK JIS F05
Format IEC958
Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96

ADAT

Connector Type (shared with S/PDIF) 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 8p Audio Interface Unit
External Power Supply
AC Power Cable (IEC)
Set of (4) Rack-Mount Screws
Getting Started URL Card

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