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UNIVERSAL AUDIO APOLLO 8 QUAD THUNDERBOLT RACK AUDIO INTERFACE W/ QUAD CORE UAD-2 - NO CABLE - FREE UAD2 PROMO

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Apollo Dream Studio Promotion
Get Up to $3,500 in UAD plug-ins from Studer, Lexicon, AKG, Pultec, Fairchild and more!

Ends June 30th, 2017.

For a limited time, buy any award-winning Apollo rackmount audio interface and get an analog dream studio filled with up to $3500 of genuine UAD plug-ins from
Studer, Lexicon, AKG, Pultec, Fairchild, Teletronix, and more!

That’s right — from April 1 through June 30th — there’s never been a better time to upgrade to Apollo, the world’s most acclaimed professional recording interfaces for Thunderbolt- and Firewire-based Mac and Windows studios.

Apollo boasts industry-leading A/D and D/A conversion. And with its onboard DSP processing, you can track through authentic UAD analog emulation plug-ins with near-zero latency -- regardless of your audio software’s buffer size, and without taxing your host computer’s CPU.

It’s like having all the processors of a dream vintage analog studio, right in your rack.

No coupons or redemption codes are necessary. The promotional plug-ins will be automatically added to your account once you register your new Apollo 8, 8p, 16 or Apollo FireWire unit.

Already own any of the promotional plug-ins? No problem. Purchase and register a new Apollo rackmount interface and you’ll be able to pick from a group of alternate plug-in(s)* on the UA website.
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Apollo 8 DUO, Apollo FireWire

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Dream Studio Bundle 1

1176 Classic Limiter Plug-In Collection
Studer® A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder Plug-In
UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection
Teletronix® LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection
More than US$1200 / €1200 / £900 Value!

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Apollo 8 QUAD, Apollo 8p, Apollo 16

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Dream Studio Bundle 2

1176 Classic Limiter Plug-In Collection
Studer® A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder Plug-In
UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection
Lexicon® 224 Digital Reverb Plug-In
Teletronix® LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection
Pultec Passive EQ Plug-In Collection
Galaxy Tape Echo
More than US$2,000 / €2,000 / £1500 Value!

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Any Two Apollo rackmount interfaces within the promo period

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Dream Studio Bundle 3

1176 Classic Limiter Plug-In Collection
Studer® A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder Plug-In
UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection
Lexicon® 224 Digital Reverb Plug-In
Teletronix® LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection
Pultec Passive EQ Plug-In Collection
Galaxy Tape Echo
Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection
Oxide Tape Recorder Plug-In
EP-34 Tape Echo Plug-In
Precision Buss Compressor Plug-In
AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb
Cooper® Time Cube Mk II Delay Plug-In
Precision Multiband Plug-In
More than US$3500 / €3500 / £2600 Value!

* Details and Limitations
This promotion is valid for any new Apollo rackmount audio interface (Apollo 8 DUO/QUAD, Apollo 8p, Apollo 16, Apollo FireWire) purchased from an authorized UA dealer between April 1st and June 31st, 2017. All promotional fulfillment, including alternate plug-ins, are subject to approval by Universal Audio.

Apollo rackmount customers must register their new interface(s) before July 15th, 2017 to receive free plug-ins. Customers who are offered alternate plug-ins will be able to choose from a select list of UA-developed plug-in titles only and will be notified via email upon registration of their new Apollo.

Want to learn more abiut Unison Technology? Read our blog here http://www.rockshop.co.nz/community/blogs/recording-blogs/unison-quick-tip/


Sporting next-gen digital converters and a 4-pack of Analog Devices SHARC processors, the Universal Audio Apollo 8 QUAD delivers pristine sounds while letting you take full advantage of premium UAD powered plug-ins in real time. Combine that with the blazing-fast speed of Thunderbolt 2 connectivity, and your 18-in/24-out Apollo 8 QUAD offers you loads of I/O with under 2ms of latency. If you ever need more I/O or DSP than your Apollo 8 QUAD can deliver, the Apollo Expanded line makes adding on to your rig a piece of cake. At Sweetwater, Universal Audio's Apollo line has been one of our all-time most popular series of audio interfaces, and when you pick up an 18-in/24-out Apollo 8 QUAD, we're confident you'll know why.

Universal Audio Apollo 8 QUAD Thunderbolt Audio Interface at a Glance:
-UAD-2 DSP delivers dedicated power for amazing plug-ins
-Thunderbolt gives you ultra-low latency and unrivaled bandwidth
-Unison Technology makes Apollo Pres mimic classic gear
-Realtime Analog Classics Plus bundle includes amazing UAD-2 plug-ins
-Grow your system with Apollo Expanded and Console 2.0
UAD-2 DSP delivers dedicated power for amazing plug-ins:
Ask anyone at Sweetwater, and they'll tell you that Universal Audio's UAD Powered Plug-ins are some of the best-sounding virtual processors ever created. Apollo 8 QUAD packs UA's super-powerful UAD-2 processing, which lets you use UAD Powered Plug-ins at below 2ms of latency in real time! That means you can record, mix, and master with some of the best plug-ins in the industry, without requiring any external processing. You can also use the Virtual I/O feature to process virtual instruments and DAW tracks in real time too!

Thunderbolt gives you ultra-low latency and unrivaled bandwidth:

You haven't experienced low latency until you've gotten your hands on a Thunderbolt audio interface such as this Apollo 8 QUAD. But the Apollo 8 QUAD doesn't just benefit from the Massive track count and less than 2ms latency ultra-high-speed Thunderbolt 2 connectivity has to offer, it also lets you track and record with extremely processor-intensive plug-in processors, all without experiencing any significant stress on your computer.

Unison Technology makes Apollo Pres mimic classic gear:

No matter how good a plug-in emulation may be, there are just some things that software can't do. That's why Universal Audio developed their Unison preamp technology. Unison technology allows your Apollo 8 QUAD to reconfigure the impedance, gain structure, and other physical circuitry of its four preamps as well as its instrument-level inputs to match the specific behavior of select UAD plug-in processors. As a result, your signal undergoes the dynamic saturation the original hardware would provide in the analog domain, long before it reaches the DSP-driven plug-in. The effect is a level of realism you simply won't get with standard plug-ins.

Realtime Analog Classics Plus bundle includes amazing UAD-2 plug-ins:

You're ready to dive right into the world of UAD-2 plug-ins from the moment you install your Apollo 8 QUAD's software. That's because Universal Audio includes their impressive Realtime Analog Classics Plus UAD-2 plug-in bundle, which provides you with eight amazing DSP-driven processors. In addition to vintage UA gear, such as 1176 and LA-2A dynamics processors, as well as preamp and EQ models, this bundle comes with hits from Fairchild, Pultec, and more. And when you want other amazing UAD-2 plug-ins, there are dozens of options, from SSL and Neve consoles to Studer tape machines and more all available in the UAD store.

Grow your system with Apollo Expanded and Console 2.0:

Thanks to the phenomenal speed of Thunderbolt and the flexibility of Universal Audio's Console 2.0 UAD software, combining Apollo Expanded interfaces to create high-power, high-channel systems that can handle the demands of extremely large recording sessions. Console 2.0 lets you cascade up to six UAD-2 devices, including four Apollo interfaces. Need more inputs? Add another Apollo 8 QUAD choose from a selection of compatible Apollo models. Need more DSP? Upgrading your system is as simple as adding on a UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt processor.

Universal Audio Apollo 8 QUAD Thunderbolt Audio Interface Features:

-18-in/24-out Thunderbolt 2 audio interface for Mac, with onboard UAD-2 QUAD processing
-Onboard UAD-2 QUAD Core DSP provides realtime UAD processing you can use for recording
-4 Unison-enabled microphone preamps work with select UAD plug-ins to emulate popular hardware
-Next-gen digital converters provide pristine sound and superior stereo imaging
-Front-panel monitoring functions include alt speaker selection, dim, and mono toggling
-Thunderbolt 2 connectivity provides high bandwidth I/O with under 2ms of latency
-Apollo Expanded and Console 2.0 let you cascade up to 4 Apollo interfaces and 6 total UAD devices
-Realtime Analog Classics Plus UAD plug-in bundle included, featuring 8 amazing plug-in emulations

Grab a Universal Audio Apollo 8 QUAD and experience amazing sound, low latency, and jaw-dropping UAD plug-in power!

 

Tech Specs
-Computer Connectivity:Thunderbolt
-Form Factor:Rackmount
-Simultaneous I/O:18 x 24
-A/D Resolution:24-bit/192kHz
-Built In DSP/FX:Yes
-Analog Inputs:4 x XLR/TRS Combo, 4 x 1/4" (Line), 2 x 1/4" (Hi-Z)
-Analog Outputs:2 x 1/4" (Monitor), 4 x 1/4" (Line/Alt), 4 x -1/4" (Line), 2 x 1/4" (Headphones)
-Digital Inputs:1 x Coax, 2 x Optical
-Digital Outputs:1 x Coax, 2 x Optical
-Number of Preamps:4
-Phantom Power:Yes
-Clock I/O:2 x Word Clock
-Rack Spaces:1U
-Depth:12.125" (chassis only), 13.5" (including knob & jack protrusions)
-Width:19"
-Height:1.75"
-Weight:9.1 lbs.