UNIVERSAL AUDIO Launches New APOLLO x4 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface!

Universal Audio recently announced the release of their newest addition to their line of audio interfaces: the Apollo x4 Thunderbolt 3!

The Apollo x4 expands on the already killer line of Apollo interfaces from the company with a whole host of added features, including:

  • Elite-class A/D and D/A conversion inherited directly from the award-winning Apollo X rackmount interfaces
  • Four Unison-enabled mic preamps
  • Thunderbolt 3 connectivity for Mac and Windows
  • Dual front-panel Hi-Z inputs
  • Realtime UAD Processing via built-in UAD-2 QUAD Core DSP
  • Built-in talkback mic for communication with studio talent and recording slate cues
  • Includes monitor remote functions and Mono, Mute, DIM, and ALT monitor controls
  • Up to 8 channels of additional digital I/O via Optical ADAT/SPDIF input and output
  • Includes the Realtime Analog Classics Plus UAD plug-in bundle featuring the Teletronix LA-2A, 1176, and Fairchild 670 compressors, plus Pultec EQs, UA 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ, and more

From Universal Audio:

“A powerful feature exclusive to UA audio interfaces, Unison technology gives Apollo x4 mic preamps the exact impedance characteristics, gain stage “sweet spots”, and unique circuit behaviors of the world’s most sought-after tube and solid-state preamps, guitar amps, and stompboxes — including genuine emulations from API, Neve, Manley, SSL, UA and more. With its unrivaled dynamic range, Realtime UAD Processing, and a host of included UAD plug-in titles via the Analog Classics Plus Bundle, Apollo x4 confidently outperforms everything in its class, giving users a fully-stocked analog studio right on their desktop, that’s made to collaborate.”

The UA Apollo x4 Thunderbolt 3 is currently retailing for $1799 online. You can learn more about the Apollo x4 over on the Universal Audio website here.

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