Universal Audio Apollo X8

Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface with Four Unison Mic Preamps, HEXA Core Processing and Surround Sound Monitoring.

  • 18 x 24 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 KHz conversion
  • Realtime UAD HEXA Core Processing for tracking through UAD plug-ins 
  • Record through 4 Unison-enabled mic/line preamps
RRP: $5,399.00
$4,399.00
SKU
073330X

Universal Audio Apollo x8 allows music producers, project, and post-production studios to track, overdub, and mix with new world-beating A/D and D/A conversion, HEXA Core UAD plug-in processing, and 7.1 surround sound monitoring — all in a sleek rackmount Thunderbolt 3 audio interface for Mac or PC.

Built upon UA’s 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship, this 18 x 24 interface distinguishes itself with four Unison™-enabled mic preamps, providing authentic emulations of preamps from Neve, API, Manley, Helios, SSL and more, plus all-new HEXA Core processing — yielding 50% more DSP for running UAD Powered Plug-Ins in real time.

In addition to its elite-class audio conversion, Apollo x8 features selectable operating level for compatibility with professional +24 dBu gear, as well as an integrated monitor controller and built-in talkback mic.

Key Features:

  • 18 x 24 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 KHz conversion
  • Realtime UAD HEXA Core Processing for tracking through UAD plug-ins 
  • Record through 4 Unison-enabled mic/line preamps
  • Includes “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” UAD plug-in bundle featuring UA 610-B Tube Preamp; Legacy Pultec EQ, LA-2A, and 1176 compressors; Marshall Plexi Classic; Ampeg SVT-VR Classic, and more
  • UAD HEXA Core processing onboard for additional mixing horsepower for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Ableton, and other major DAWs
  • Combine up to 4 Thunderbolt-equipped Apollos and 6 total UAD devices; backward-compatible with Thunderbolt 1 and 2 via optional adapter
  • Selectable +24 dBu operation for easy compatibility with professional mixing consoles and tape machines
  • Convenient front panel monitoring functions including Alt Speakers, Talkback mic, and assignable Dim or Mono

Specifications

Specifications
Brand Universal Audio
Gross Shipping Weight - Volumetric (kgs) 6.0000
Computer Connectivity Thunderbolt
Bus Powered No
Microphone Preamps 4
DI Input No
Onboard DSP/FX Yes
Manufacturer Model Number UA-APX8
UPC 819937002472
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