Universal Audio Apollo 8 Quad

18 x 24 Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface

  • 24-Bit / 192 kHz
  • Internal UAD Quad Core real-time processing
  • 4 Unison microphone preamps
  • Analog inputs: 4 x Mic / Line-In XLR / 6.3 mm balanced jack combo input, 4 x 6.3 mm balanced line-In jack, 2 x DI
  • Analog outputs: 8 x line-out balanced, 2 x monitor, 2 x headphones
  • Digital inputs and outputs: ADAT I/O (Smux), S/PDIF, wordclock
  • Monitor functions on the front including: Alt Speakers, Dim and Mono
  • Up to 4 x Apollo interfaces and a total of up to 6 x UAD devices can be cascaded via Thunderbolt (Mac)
  • Design: 19" / 1 U
  • Includes Realtime Analogue Classics Plus Bundle

Further Information

Recording / Playback Channels 18x24
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
Thunderbolt Version 2
Width in mm 483 mm
Depth in mm 308 mm
Height in mm 44 mm
24 Customer Ratings:
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Fantastic interface, but setup requires tedious removal of unwanted demos
Davewaugh, 24.07.2017
Amazing unit, well built, great sound, great plugins!

So why 4 stars and not 5?
Installation will include all UAD plugins ever made, you will have to scroll through pages of these to find what you've actually licensed. Inserting a UAD plugin on the channel becomes a task, I'd like to open my plugin menu and see only what I've licensed, not the 300 other packages Universal Audio wants me to demo and purchase. This really gets in the way of workflow. I emailed UA to ask if there's a simple filter button, they directed me to the FAQ section on their site. Their suggestion was to hide each plugin from the DAW one by one. I therefore spent a good hour moving VSTs and AUs to an "Unused" Folder on my drive.

Other than that extremely happy with my purchase!
Make sure to buy a Thunderbolt cable, it does not come with one.
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gorgeous lush open sound plus infinite possibilities for processing
16.01.2016
Top quality sound card .
Highly addictive on line plugin store with exceptionally weird pricing policy. Prices change at random giving one the thrill (and disappointment ) of an on line audio casino.
Top quality virtual plugins .
Excellent headphone outputs.
Immediate integration withLogic Pro X .
Easy to use and configure.
A system that cannot be beaten!
Save and buy!
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  • Phantom Power: Yes
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  • Ethernet: 0
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  • Incl. Power Supply: Yes
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