The Universal Audio Apollo X16 Heritage Edition is a special edition Thunderbolt 3 audio interface that includes a suite of 10 award-winning UAD plug-ins.
The Universal Audio Apollo X16 Heritage Edition delivers the stunning performance of the revered Apollo X16 interface such as stellar AD/DA conversion, Hexa Core DSP processing for latency-free tracking through UAD plugins and full integration the latest LUNA Recording system. It also includes a suite highly desirable plugin emulations including popular collections from Helios, Fairchild, Teletronix, Pultec and Universal Audio.
The Universal Audio Apollo X16 Heritage Edition boasts 18x20 simultaneous inputs and outputs including 16 x 18 analogue inputs over DB25 connectors. Designed for users who already use external mic preamps or working with a console, this audio interface gives you large track counts in a compact 1U rack format.
At its core, the Apollo X16 includes elite-class 24-bit/192kHz digital audio converters and a pristine analogue circuitry to capture your recordings in all their glory.
In addition to stellar, AD/DA performance, the Apollo X16 features UA’s flagship Hexa Core processing based on six Texas Instrument DSP chips adding 50% more performance than earlier Apollo Models. That means more plug-ins when tracking in real-time or when mixing in your preferred DAW.
Hexa Core Processing is also at the heart of UA’s near-zero latency tracking with plug-ins giving you access to a plethora of the best hardware emulations from SSL, Manley, Avalon, Helios, API or Neve without slowing down your system.
The Apollo X range of audio interface offers flexible surround monitor support for formats up to 7.1 making them a powerful choice for users working with video games, television and web.
The X16 also includes selectable +24dBu to ensure perfect compatibility with professional mixing consoles and other high-end pro audio equipment.
Using the latest Thunderbolt 3 ports, the Apollo X16 Heritage Edition lets you daisy-chain several units together (up to 4 interfaces) to create systems of up to 64 analogue I/O.
Because Thunderbolt 3 is backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 1 and 2 it is possible to connect older Thunderbolt models via an adapter (sold separately).
With Luna the Apollo X series of audio interfaces offers a complete integrated recording system offering all the benefits of a powerful DAW and the sound of the most sought after equipment in history. LUNA’s Accelerated Realtime Monitoring lets you track and mix with near-zero latency all in a convenient one window workflow with unlimited track counts. LUNA extensions also provide great tools to shape your sound and stunning instruments.
Included with the audio interface is the Realtime Analog Classics Plus which gives you the following Plugins:
The Heritage Edition also comes with additional plugins worth a total of $2400 which include:
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|Short Description||Special edition 18x20 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with Realtime UAD Hexa Core processor, class-leading audio conversion, Realtime Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle and a suite of 5 award-winning UAD plug-ins.|
|Total I/O||18 In / 20 Out|
|Analogue Inputs||16x DB25|
|Analogue Outputs||16x DB25, 2x 1/4" (Headphones)|