Universal Audio has announced the worldwide shipment of Apollo, a high-resolution audio interface that combines UA’s analog design heritage with esteemed UAD Powered Plug-Ins in a sleek, elegant recording system for Mac and PC*.
“Apollo is the culmination of 10 years of analog and digital audio development here at UA,” said Bill Putnam Jr., Universal Audio founder. “In many ways, it’s brought the analog and digital sides of our company together. With Apollo, we’re delivering the sound, feel, and flow of analog recording with all the conveniences of modern digital equipment, including next-generation Thunderbolt technology.”
Since its announcement at the 2012 NAMM Show, Apollo has generated an unprecedented amount of interest, owing to its unique features and workflow.
Coinciding with initial product shipments, Apollo will be on display at this year’s Frankfurt MusikMesse, March 21st-24th, in SEA/UA booth #C68 in hall 5.1, with live demonstrations by Fab Dupont (Jennifer Lopez, Mark Ronson, Santigold) and vocalist Liza Colby.
The Apollo High-Resolution Audio Interface is now available in both DUO CORE and QUAD CORE processing formats with estimated street prices of $1,999 USD (DUO processing model) and $2,499 USD (QUAD processing model). Apollo’s Thunderbolt Option Card will be shipping in Summer 2012, with pricing TBD.
*Compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7; Windows 7 support coming Summer 2012.