Apollo Twin MkII is a ground-up redesign of the world’s most popular professional desktop recording interface for Mac and Windows — delivering enhanced audio conversion with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording.
Built upon UA’s 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship, Apollo Twin MkII starts with two Unison™-enabled mic preamps and the same next-generation A/D and D/A conversion found on UA’s flagship Apollo 8, 8p and 16. Together with its included bundle of UAD analog emulation plug-ins — which you can track through in real time with UAD-2 SOLO, DUO or QUAD Core processing — Apollo Twin MkII is born to make records.
Apollo Twin MkII features two Unison-enabled mic preamps, letting you track through exacting mic preamp emulations from Neve, API, Manley, and Universal Audio. An Apollo exclusive, Unison technology nails the tone of these sought-after tube and solid state mic pres — including their input impedance, gain stage “sweet spots,” and the component-level circuit behaviors of the original hardware.
The secret to Unison is its hardware-software integration between Apollo’s mic preamps and its onboard UAD-2 SOLO, DUO, or QUAD Core DSP Acceleration. Simply place a Unison preamp plug-in on your mic input, and tap into the classic sounds of the world’s most recorded mic preamps.
A Full Suite of ClassicAnalog Processing Onboard
Right out of the box, Apollo Twin MkII provides a suite of incredible analog emulation plug-ins including the world’s only authentic Teletronix LA-2A, 1176LN, Pultec EQs, and the Unison-enabled UA 610-B Tube Preamp. Developed by UA’s world-renowned team of algorithm engineers, these Realtime Analog Classic plug-ins set the standard by which all other hardware emulation plug-ins are judged.
From the tube warmth of the Pultec EQ on guitars, to the gentle limiting of the LA-2A on vocals, your recordings will take a giant leap forward in rich, sonically complex analog sound.
Next-generation A/d and D/A conversion
Of course, the heart of any audio interface is the quality of its conversion. Apollo Twin MkII improves upon the original Apollo Twin’s gold-standard audio quality with completely redesigned A/D and D/A conversion — giving you increased dynamic range and ultra-low THD. This next-generation conversion results in breathtaking clarity, depth, and accuracy in your recordings.
*System requirementsUAD Powered Plug-Ins Version 9.0
MAC:Apple Mac computer with available Thunderbolt portMac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan, or 10.12 Sierra
PC: Computer with built-in Thunderbolt 3 via USB-C portWindows 10 w/Anniversary Update (64-Bit Edition)Qualified Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt adapter (sold separately)
ALL:Thunderbolt cable (sold separately)6 gigabytes available storageInternet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-insCompatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host DAW softwareQuad Core i7 or better processor recommendedFor additional compatibility information,
|Gross Shipping Weight - Volumetric (kgs)||2.0000|
|A/D Resolution||24 Bit | 192kHz, 96kHz, 88.2kHz, 48kHz, 44.1kHz|
|Analog Inputs||2 x XLR/TRS combo jacks | Hi-Z: 1 x 1/4" jack|
|Analog Outputs||Main Out: 2 x 1/4" jack | Line out: 2 x 1/4" jack|
|Digital Inputs||ADAT: 1 x Toslink|