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Universal Audio Apollo 8p Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface w/8 Pre

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Sale Price: $3,175.00 CDN
Original Price: $3,849.00 CDN



Apollo 8p is a dramatic update to one of the world's most popular professional audio interfaces, delivering enhanced sound with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording. This 16 x 20 Thunderbolt 2 interface features eight onboard Unison mic preamps perfect for mobile rigs and tracking full bands. Built on genuine UA analog design and next-generation A/D and D/A conversion, Apollo 8p also features powerful UAD-2 QUAD Core processing, letting you run UAD Powered Plug-Ins in real time. With sound that surpasses anything in its class, Apollo 8p rivals modular converters costing twice the price, in a sleek new package.


  • 16 x 20 Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac and Windows• with powerful Console 2.0 software control

  • 8 Unison-enabled mic preamps for recording through exacting preamp emulations from Neve, API, Manley, and Universal Audio

  • Built-in UAD-2 QUAD Core allows Realtime UAD Processing - tracking through DSP-assisted UAD plug-ins with near-zero latency, without draining CPU

  • Includes "Realtime Analog Classics Plus" UAD plug-in bundle featuring authentic LA-2A, 1176, and Fairchild compressors, Pultec EQs, UA 610 tube preamp, and more

  • Next-generation 24-bit/192 kHz Apollo A/D and D/A conversion as heard on hundreds of hit records

  • Cascade up to 4 Apollo interfaces and 6 UAD devices total over Thunderbolt

  • Convenient front panel monitoring functions including Alt Speakers, and assignable Dim or Mono

  • World-class UA analog design, superior components, and premium build quality

  • Free, industry-leading technical support - on the phone and online - from knowledgeable audio engineers

Included Plug-Ins

With the Realtime Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, you not only get legendary compressors such as the Fairchild 670 and EQs like the Pultec EQP-1A, but also stunning guitar and bass amp emulations from Softube, and UA's landmark 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ plug-in.

- UA 610‐B Tube Preamp and EQ
- Marshall Plexi Classic Amplifier
- Fairchild 670 (Legacy)
- Teletronix LA‐2A Classic Leveling Amplifier (Legacy)
- UA 1176SE/LN Classic Limiting Amplifiers (Legacy)
- Pultec EQP‐1A Program Equalizer (Legacy)
- Pultec Pro (Legacy)
- Ampeg SVT-VR Classic Bass Amp
- Precision Channel Strip
- Precision Reflection Engine
- Precision Delay Modulation
- Precision Delay Modulation L UA
- Precision Enhancer Hz
- Raw Distortion
- RealVerb Pro

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Finally these units are Windows 10 compatible as of late fall 2016. There is a caveat in that you need to have a computer with a genuine thunderbolt 3 port on it. Once you get past that hurdle, you get one of the most amazing sounding audio interfaces for the money on the planet. I have had mine a few weeks now and I'm blown away by it. Even just for monitor playback alone, the clarity and definition will make you re-listen to every piece of music you have ever heard before. And then on top of it to be able to buy UAD software that's designed for your Apollo will be another oh my goodness moment. Expensive yes, but worth it yes. You will never go back!
Posted by T-Rev on Jan 3, 2017
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