Universal Audio Apollo Quad Firewire

Audio Interface

  • 18 x 24 Firewire audio interface
  • 24-Bit / 192kHz AD/DA converter
  • Internal UAD Quad Core real-time processing
  • Microphone preamplifier with Unison technology
  • Analogue inputs: 4x XLR Mic-In, 8x Line-In balanced, 2x DI
  • Analogue outputs: 8x Line-Out balanced, 2x monitor, 2x headphones
  • Digital inputs and outputs: ADAT I/O (Smux), S/PDIF, wordclock
  • PC interface: FireWire 800

With Realtime Analog Classics Plus Bundle:

  • UA 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ
  • Softube Bass Amp Room
  • Fairchild 670 (legacy)
  • UA precision enhancer Hz
  • 1176SE/LN classic limiting amplifiers (legacy)
  • Pultec pro EQs (legacy)
  • Teletronix LA-2A classic leveling amplifier (legacy)
  • CS-1 Precision channel
  • RealVerb Pro

Further Information

Recording/Playback Channels 18/20
Number of microphone inputs 4
Number of Line Inputs 8
Number of instrument inputs 2
Number of Line Outs 10
Headphone Outputs 2
Phantom power Yes
S/PDIF Connectors 1
ADAT Connectors 2
AES/EBU Connectors 0
MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Misc. Connectors No
MIDI Interface No
Word Clock 1xIn, 1xOut
max. Samplerate in kHz 192 kHz
Max. Resolution in bit 24 bit
Bus-Powered No
Incl. power supply Yes
Firewire Version 800
Width in mm 483 mm
Depth in mm 308 mm
Height in mm 45 mm

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Apollo Quad Firewire four years of usage
Raydovski, 22.03.2019
This is the best audio interface for all professional studio and home based DAW usage, that I came across after 20 years of trying many other brands and products. Comparing price and quality ratios, this is unbeatable. I am studio engineer and session guitarist, I use it for recording and mixing. I am recording drums, vocals and guitars primary. I record guitars with external amps with microphones and I use a lot the built in UAD amp simulators - they are the best ! For mixing I use it for "In the Box" mixing or with external summing mixer and in both cases, it is great. The only minus is that for this application it can't be used for parallel style of mixing because the signals are not coherent due to phase differences. But this is acceptable. Built as a tank and no problems with drivers or whatsoever. This is great product and reserves it's money!
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the total studio upgrade card !
Eric291, 27.07.2013
So much more then a top sounding soundcard ,lots of connections , Top quality build, best plugins (a bit expensive but UAD makes regularry offers ) , work on W7 pc very stable .. the only thing is that the volumeknob (on the hardware) have to big steps, so for fine volume adjustments you need control this with the softwarefader from the daw or from the UAD Console, the console (mixer software ) is great after the latest upgrade they did , no latency monitoring when recording (including many UAD effects like manley eq, pultex, neve , lexicon , great channel strips ..) , best upgrade for the studio i ever made.
Highly Recommended
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22.08.2014
The best choice there is due to its amazing one of a kind plug ins collection (Actual legendary hardware collection made in plug ins in corporation with the actual hardware brands), Excellent Sound quality ??.But i have serious issues with the firewire connection i hope to resolve.
Still the Best choice/ Very Big issue with firewire connection.
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great audio interface
12.05.2016
I've bought it 2 years ago and use almost every day. it works very well, the sound is great, like the user interface. I record vocals, guitars, electronic drumset via 8 inputs. the only problem is the very expensive plugins))). so I'm using free plugins, which were onboard with the Apollo.
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  • Number of microphone inputs: 4
  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 4
  • Number of instrument inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outs: 10
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Headphone Outputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outputs: 10
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • ADAT Connectors: 2
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Misc. Connectors: No
  • Other Connectors: Thunderbolt optional (Art. 354261)
  • MIDI Interface: No
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • max. Samplerate in kHz: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Firewire Version: 800
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
  • Thunderbolt Version: 2
  • Width in mm: 483 mm
  • Depth in mm: 308 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
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  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
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  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
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  • Number of Mic Inputs: 4
  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outputs: 10
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
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  • Width in mm: 483 mm
  • Depth in mm: 308 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
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  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Inputs: 2
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 1
  • Number of Line Outputs: 4
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
  • Thunderbolt Version: 2
  • Width in mm: 160 mm
  • Depth in mm: 149 mm
  • Height in mm: 66 mm
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  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Inputs: 2
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 1
  • Number of Line Outputs: 4
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
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  • Width in mm: 160 mm
  • Depth in mm: 149 mm
  • Height in mm: 66 mm
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18x22 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface 24 Bit / 192 kHz, Compatible with Thunderbolt 2 with optional Thunderbolt 2 to 3 adapter (not included), Support for surround formats up to 7.1 with speaker...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 18x22
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 8
  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outputs: 10
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
  • Thunderbolt Version: 3
  • Width in mm: 483 mm
  • Depth in mm: 308 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
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  • Recording / Playback Channels: 16x22
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Inputs: 6
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outputs: 8
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
  • Thunderbolt Version: 3
  • Width in mm: 483 mm
  • Depth in mm: 308 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
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18x20 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface Compatible with Thunderbolt 2 in combination with optional Thunderbolt 2 to 3 adapter (not included), Support for surround formats up to 7.1 with speaker...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 18x20
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 0
  • Number of Line Inputs: 16
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 0
  • Number of Line Outputs: 18
  • Headphone Outs: 0
  • Phantom Power: No
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 0
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 1
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI Connectors: No
  • Word Clock: 1xIn, 1xOut
  • Max. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
  • Thunderbolt Version: 3
  • Width in mm: 483 mm
  • Depth in mm: 308 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
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