Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII Duo

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2x6 Desktop Thunderbolt Audio Interface

  • With 2x SHARC DSP for running the UAD plug-ins without burdening the CPU of the host computer
  • 24 Bit / 192 kHz
  • Unison technology for the modelling of classic preamps on a tube and transistor basis, guitar amps and stomp boxes
  • Integrated talkback microphone
  • Monitoring functions such as monitor remote control and controls for mono, mute, DIM and ALT monitors
  • 2x Unison microphone/line combo inputs XLR/jack 6.3 mm
  • 2 Line outputs jack 6.3 mm
  • Hi-Z instrument input and headphone output, jack 6.3 mm
  • 2 Digitally controlled analogue monitor outputs, jack 6.3 mm
  • Optical digital input S/PDIF/ADAT
  • Thunderbolt connector
  • Power supply connection 12 V DC
  • Realtime Analog Classics Plugin bundle included
  • For Mac OS and Windows

Note: Thunderbolt cable not included

Further Information

Recording / Playback Channels 10x6
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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Fantastic all in all !
Deplicant, 11.01.2019
I'll try to make it short and useful but there is so much to say !

First of all the build quality is purely off the charts. If we except the slightly too stiff and clicky face buttons, the whole device is made of metal, the connections are extremely solid (the power socket even has a lock system to avoid accidental removal) and the main knob is just great.

The handling is great, connections are easy to access, the UAD control panel is very straight forward and switching between headphone/speaker is easy and fast. My only negative feeling is going towards the face buttons, honestly not very clear in their function, and some of them I just never really figured out what the hell they do.

Soundwise it is as good as it can possibly get, with zero noise whatsoever, and the analog sound processing clearing shows when recording/listening to voices or instruments such as guitars. In the case of purely electronic music, it will only really make a difference with analog synth, but the amount of connection might not be enough if you have several hardware synthesisers.

Overall a fabulous piece of gear.
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Perfection
Jerezano, 14.11.2019
I would say that is the best investment I have done until now, sound amazing .... send in very perfect condition thank you thomann
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This is one way ticket to world of pro audio equipment
Anton Komkov, 26.03.2020
I bought this to figure out why it is so expensive. And I understood everything after the first use. First-class hardware, fastest software, comfortable control, perfect performance — and it's all in one small device. Using plugins with no latency, it's something incredible!
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Simply Awesome !!
Emmanuel Cambier, 16.10.2019
This thing is so Cool it's a no brainer in this price range.

2 DSP is sufficient for tracking but for any serious mixing you really also need a satellite.

It's great as a monitor control if you already have rack mounted apollos.
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2x6 Desktop Thunderbolt Audio Interface With 2x SHARC DSP for running the UAD plug-ins without burdening the CPU of the host computer, 24 Bit / 192 kHz, Unison technology for the modelling of...

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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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  • 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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  • Number of Line Outputs: 6
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • 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
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  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
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  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 1
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  • 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
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  • Word Clock: No
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  • Max. Resolution in Bit: 24 bit
  • Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
  • Windows Thunderbolt driver: Yes
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  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
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  • 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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  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom Power: Yes
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  • 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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  • Height in mm: 44 mm
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  • 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
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  • Width in mm: 483 mm
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  • Height in mm: 44 mm
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  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 0
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  • 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
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  • Width in mm: 483 mm
  • Depth in mm: 308 mm
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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...

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  • Recording / Playback Channels: 18x24
  • 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
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • ADAT Connectors: 2
  • AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 2
  • 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. Samplerate: 192 kHz
  • Max. Resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • 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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