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Universal Audio Apollo 8 Quad

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This is the latest updated Thunderbolt interface.
Sample rates up to 192 kHz at 24-bit word length
18 x 24 simultaneous input/output channels:
Eight channels of analog-to-digital conversion via mic, line, or high-impedance inputs
14 channels of digital-to-analog conversion via:
Eight mono line outputs
Stereo monitor outputs
Two stereo headphone outputs
10 channels of digital I/O via:
Eight channels ADAT Optical I/O with S/MUX for high sample rates
Two channels coaxial S/PDIF I/O with sample rate conversion
Two FireWire 800 ports for daisy-chaining other FireWire devices
32-bit and 64-bit device drivers
Microphone Preamplifiers
Four high-resolution, ultra-transparent, digitally-controlled analog mic preamps
Front panel and software control of all preamp parameters
Switchable low cut filter, 48V phantom power, 20 dB pad, polarity inversion, and stereo linking
Monitoring
Stereo monitor outputs (independent of eight line outputs)
Digitally-controlled analog monitor outputs maintains highest fidelity
Front panel control of monitor levels and muting
Two stereo headphone outputs with independent mix buses
Independent front panel analog volume controls for headphone outputs
Front panel pre-fader metering of monitor bus levels
S/PDIF outputs can be set to mirror the monitor outputs
Onboard UAD-2 Processing
DUO and QUAD models featuring two or four SHARC processors
Realtime UAD Powered Plug-Ins processing on all of Apollos analog and digital inputs
Same features and functionality as other UAD-2 products when used with DAW
Can be combined with other UAD-2 devices for increased mixing DSP
Includes UAD Powered Plug-Ins Analog Classics bundle
Complete UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins library is available online 24/7
Software
Console application:
Enables Realtime UAD Powered Plug-Ins processing
DSP mixer for realtime monitoring and tracking
Remote control of all Apollo features and functionality
Console Recall plug-in:
Saves Apollo configurations inside DAW sessions for easy recal
Enables control of all front panel parameters from within the DAW
VST, RTAS, and Audio Units plug-in formats
UAD Meter Control Panel application:
Configures global UAD-2 and Powered Plug-Ins settings and monitors system usage


Minimum System Requirements

The host computer must meet or exceed the following requirements to use Apollo:
Intel-based Mac computer
Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or 10.7.2 Lion (or higher)
UAD Powered Plug-Ins v6.1.1 (or higher)
1024 x 900 minimum display resolution
1 GB available hard drive space
CD-ROM drive or Internet connection for software installation
Internet connection for registration, UAD plug-in authorization, updates


Specifications

Note: The specs below are a subset of the full list. See the Apollo Hardware Manual for complete product specifications.

System
I/O Complement
Microphone Inputs 4
High-Impedance Inputs 2
Analog Line Inputs 8
Analog Line Outputs 8
Analog Monitor Outputs 2 (1 stereo pair)
Headphone Outputs 2 stereo (independent mix buses)
ADAT Up to 8 channels via dual I/O ports with S/MUX
S/PDIF 1 stereo input, 1 stereo output
Thunderbolt Dual ports
Word Clock 1 input, 1 output
A/D – D/A Conversion
Supported Sample Rates (kHz) 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
A/D Bits Per Sample 24
Simultaneous A/D conversion 8 channels
Simultaneous D/A conversion 14 channels
Analog Round-Trip Latency 1.1 milliseconds @ 96 kHz sample rate
Analog Round-Trip Latency with four serial UAD-2 plug-ins via Console application 1.1 milliseconds @ 96 kHz sample rate
Analog I/O
Microphone Inputs 1 – 4
Jack Type XLR Female
Phantom Power +48V, Switchable
Dynamic Range 118 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 118 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –110 dB
Hi–Z Inputs
Jack Type ¼ Male (Mono TS plug required)
Dynamic Range 117 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 117 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –103 dB
Line Inputs 1 – 4
Jack Type ¼Male TRS Balanced
Dynamic Range 117 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 117 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –107 dB
Line Inputs 5 – 8
Jack Type ¼ Male TRS Balanced
Dynamic Range 117 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 117 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –107 d
Line Outputs 1 – 8
Jack Type ¼ Male TRS Balanced
Dynamic Range 118 dB (A–weighting)
Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.1 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 118 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –106 dB
Monitor Outputs 1 – 2
Jack Type ¼ Male TRS Balanced
Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.1 dB
Dynamic Range 115 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 114 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –103 dB
Stereo Headphone Outputs 1 2
Jack Type ¼ Male TRS Stereo/Unbalanced
Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.1 dB
Dynamic Range 113 dB (A–weighting)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 113 dB (A–weighting)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise –101 dB
Digital I/O
S/PDIF
Jack Type Phono (RCA)
Format IEC958
ADAT
Jack Type Optical TOSLINK JIS F05
Format ADAT Digital Lightpipe with S/MUX
Channel Assignments @ 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz Port 1 = Channels 1 – 8, Port 2 = 1 – 8 (mirrored)
Channel Assignments @ 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz Port 1 = Channels 1 – 4, Port 2 = Channels 5 – 8
Channel Assignments @ 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz Port 1 = Channels 1 – 2, Port 2 = Channels 3 – 4
Word Clock
Jack Type BNC
Lock Range 0.5% of any supported sample rate
Word Clock Input Termination 75 Ohms, switchable
Synchronization Sources
Internal, Word Clock, S/PDIF, ADAT
Electrical
Power Supplies External AC to DC Power Supply Brick, Internal DC to DC Power Supply
AC Connector Type IEC Male
AC Requirements 100V – 240V AC, 50 – 60 Hz
DC Connector Type XLR 4-Pin Locking Male (Neutrik P/N NC4MDM3-H)
DC Requirements 12 VDC, 5%
Maximum Power Consumption 6.5 amperes
Mechanical
Dimensions
Width 19
Height 1.75 (1U rack space)
Depth, Chassis Only 12.125
Depth, Including Knob Jack Protrusions 13.5
Shipping Box (Width x Depth x Height) 24 x 17 x 8
Weight
Shipping Weight (with box accessories) 18 pounds
Weight (bare unit) 9.1 pounds


Warranty Information

2 years

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