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Universal Audio Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface

Universal Audio Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface Universal Audio Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface Universal Audio Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface Universal Audio Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface Universal Audio Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface
$ 2,699.00

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Easy to use
Light weight
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For gaming

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Product Description

With a 24-bit/192 kHz conversion rate, the Thunderbolt 3 audio interface offers the best in the class
UAD HEXA Core Processing provides real-time tracking through UAD plug-ins at near-zero latency regardless of the size of the audio buffer
A total of 2 Unison mic/line preamps for authentic Neve, API, Manley, SSL and more preamp emulation
With LUNA, UA's ground-breaking recording software, you can record live from your computer with Apollo (Mac) or Thunderbolt.
A sound card with additional mixing power for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Ableton, and other major software applications
This bundle includes the Realtime Analog Classics Plus plug-in. The rest of the UAD plug-ins are
A surround monitor controller that supports up to five monitors. This format is one of one
With flexible operation of +24 dBu, you can use it with any professional mixing console and tape machine
The front panel includes convenient monitoring functions, such as alternate speakers, a talkback mic, as well dimming or monochrome options
The Thunderbolt 3 cable is backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 1 & 2 on the

Questions & Answers

Is there a difference between the adat input and line input Are separate sources of audio or video output compatible?) ?

Certainly, they are separate from each other. Eight analog, eight ADAT, and two SPDIF inputs, together with eight analog inputs, can be used simultaneously by all x8s.

Therefore, the x8 comes with 16 plugins at $2600, in comparison to the heritage version, which has 10 plugins Does it matter?

This means the Heritage does not come with only the 16 plugins that non HE comes with, but it also comes with 10 more premium ones. The price per plug is approximately $40. There's a lot of value in this.

Is there an external DSP accelerator included with this product?

A part of Apollo is responsible for DSP acceleration. Of course, all of the components are external, and the rack itself is connected via thunderbolt to the CPU. If necessary, an additional UAD 2 Satellite with more horsepower can be purchased separately.

Selected User Reviews For Universal Audio Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface

The hype is all hype, and the substance is nonexistent

The MBox3 I was upgrading from was 9 years old, and I thought this would be an amazing upgrade. As it turns out, it's an improvement over what it was. 1) The mic preamps are not up to par. A/B-ing them with the Apollo x6 and the MBox3, I found that the same mic with the same amount of gain had significantly more hiss. With the Apollo x6, there is so much hiss that some mics that worked great with the MBox3 cannot be used. *B>2) The hardware build is very low quality for the price. Some of the knobs are plastic and the buttons have a lot of wiggle, which is very unpleasant. 3) The software is inherently I have never experienced a failure of the MBox3. It occurs about 2 or 3 times throughout the day that I get audio out but no audio in with the Apollo x6. I am not seeing anything in the console app or my DAW even though I see the meters on the x6 show audio coming in. There's only one fix I can think of, and that's to turn on and off the hardware. *4) The included plug of the resulting project All the goods are old vintage items and not a mix of both. When it comes to processing, vintage is nice in certain situations, but modern/clean processing is also a good choice. Unfortunately, you will have to pay an additional fee.

| Feb 13, 2021
Windows 10 will not work with this driver A PC running Windows 10 should be able to use it

The answer is no. Despite my best efforts, this has not worked for six weeks I had it for 1 week when it came here, then sent it back to UA for a firmware update (do you need a mac to do it? Yes, I agree. Chicago Music Exchange has graciously agreed to accept returns/refunds after 30 days (after an initial "after 30 days, sorry email". Fortunately, a person helped me fix it) so 10 points Chicago Music Exchange, 1 point Universal Audio (the rack fit it mechanically so 1 point for that)
The short version is that unless you are on a mac, don't use this one.

Theodora Frey
Theodora Frey
| Feb 28, 2021
This setup is fantastic! Testing has been conducted on both the unit and the plug We have been very impressed with the ins so far

There is seamless integration between ProTools and this program. It was easy to set up. Multi-plugins have been supported by the software With its processors, it fits in smoothly. I have nothing bad to say about it so far.

Kaydence Jefferson
Kaydence Jefferson
| Sep 25, 2020
I am disappointed

Having encountered some issues for the past few weeks, I have finally managed to get Apollo x16 and x8p to work It happened a couple of times that I waited on hold with UAD tech support for more than an hour (once it was 2 hours on hold after I called just 5 minutes after they opened their service). This indicates that they have many issues to solve or are very short on staff. Public forums, where their customers have posted questions and listed issues, are not being answered in a timely manner by the company. You will be greeted by a friendly staff when you get them, but be prepared to wait on hold for a long period of time.

As for the gear, I own an Apollo x16 and a All of the plugins they have were also purchased by me. The number of plug-ins I had on my account was over 162 Please fill out. It is clear that the signal passes well and the sound is good, too. The design of this is not as impressive as the Clarett, but it's still only a slight improvement over my Focusrtie Clarett. The Focusrite software, on the other hand, is DEFINITELY superior when it comes to routing, which is a major surprise given all the hype about the Upon doing some research, however, I discovered that there are many other sites that offer similar reviews. With the X16 and X8P combined, you get a lot of outputs, however the software limits the flexibility on how well you can configure it with only 4 cues to route multi-signal paths. A second issue I found was the ALT monitoring only sends one at a time. For some this may be ok, but I found it to be As much as I would like to use the Focusrite software over Console, I can't. While Focusrtie's design doesn't make a lot of sense, its routing is very flexible and easy. In the end, after learning the Console for a few days, I realized how limited it really is compared to the UI. out the reviews, look deep and you'll find that many others have made the same comment. It is ok to use the UAD plugins. Although, to be honest, I am not convinced they are really all The number of plugins I have from many vendors is about 3,000. While the UAD holds up well, they are not as good as some other I have. In fact, I doubt I would ever use many of them. They are also very expensive. You will need to be prepared to spend a lot when you want all of them.

Having spent more than $15,000 on this system, I wish I had never gotten around to buying That would have been better for me not to know about it at all. We deeply regret our actions. Don't waste the money and hassel on other gear and buy the Focusrite Clarett. You will save a ton of money, get better routing, and have almost zero (Yes, the Clarett shows the same latency with USB as I see with the Basically, the pre-game is a complete waste of time I was shocked at how close the Clarett amps were to being as good as those on the Clarett. In many ways, my comments are very similar to those of many others I have found, but I strongly disagree with UAD and others (including Sweetwater) who suppress In order to conduct an experiment, I'm going to post this on other websites, Then you check if the post went through. That's a real shame I bought it.

Oh man, I wish I hadn't. That said, it is a decent amplification system, and the preamps are excellent. There is no doubt about it. Although it is a huge cost, there is no benefit to the extra annoyance and loss of flexibility in routing. I do not think it is worth it even close to. The summarizing statement The pros are I am concerned. I really enjoyed the prelims The power watts. It's great to be part of Union. It could even be called basic because the line ins on the x16 are very The system offers this as one of its best features. I am concerned. There are some plugins that can be run on console apps and they provide close to zero latency (but not It's nice to be able to track things, and it's flexible too - There is no sign of any problems with the hardware. I am concerned. *Cons Staff is friendly, but there are a few cons I am concerned. Plugins that cost a lot of money The performance was only marginally better than many others that cost so much less. - It's a horrible routing system. You have to think about the hardware and what Console is unable to do to realize how horrible it is! I wonder why we have the expensive outputs when they have such a limited use. The biggest issue I have at the moment is this. To do what it doesn't know how to do, I had to put my x32 back into action. I hate it! I am concerned. Although they are friendly, it may take a vacation day for them to respond to your query!.

| Feb 23, 2021
The perfect combination of perfect and perfect
Brock Fleming
Brock Fleming
| May 26, 2021

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