Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII Duo Heritage

2 x 6 Desktop Thunderbolt Audio Interface

  • Heritage Edition
  • With 2 SHARC DSPs to process the UAD plug-ins without strain on the CPU of the host computer
  • 24 bit / 192 kHz
  • Unison technology for modelling classic tube and transistor-based preamplifiers, guitar amps, and stomp boxes
  • Integrated talkback microphone
  • Monitoring functions such as: Monitor remote control and controls for Mono, Mute, DIM, and ALT monitors
  • 2 Unison microphone / Line combo inputs: XLR / 6.3 mm jack
  • 2 Line outputs: 6.3 mm jack
  • Hi-Z instrument input and headphone output: 6.3 mm jack
  • 2 Digitally controlled analogue monitor outputs: 6.3 mm jack
  • Optical digital input: S/PDIF / ADAT
  • Thunderbolt connection
  • Power supply connector: 12 V DC
  • For Mac OS and Windows
  • Includes software bundle Desktop Heritage Edition and Realtime Analog Classics

Note: Thunderbolt cable is 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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Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII Duo Heritage
AHStudio, 02.02.2021
The clarity of preamps and the warmth of the sound is unbeatable to other thunderbolt audio/midi cards I've tried from all the companies who make them throughout my years in the business! So Universal Audio Apollo is a class by it self and highly recommended to all musicians, producers and composers out there!
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Great sound, love the simplicity of the design
Rovo, 09.11.2020
After almost 15 years as a voiceover, going through audio interfaces from M-audio and Focusrite, i decided to make my Neumann shine. And this one really makes your gear sound better!
What I didn't really enjoyed (but is understandable with all the features) is the installation. Coming from much simpler interfaces, having to download, start, restart was a bit annoying. But after that, everything was pretty simple.
Another inconvenience is coming from the need of buying (pretty expensive) plugins. For example, I love the sound of Avalon VT 737 as a hardware and the pluging in the UA was pretty good. But having to pay 200+ Euro for this isn't the best experience. Also loved the Manley plugin (about the same price).
Overall, you get a great sounding interface, an Apple design, pretty easy to use and the possibility to have multiple famous hardware for a fraction of the price.
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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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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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