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Universal Audio APLTWXD Apollo Twin X Audio Interface with DUO Processing
Universal Audio APLTWXD Apollo Twin X Audio Interface with DUO Processing
Universal Audio APLTWXD Apollo Twin X Audio Interface with DUO Processing

Universal Audio APLTWXD Apollo Twin X Audio Interface with DUO Processing

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Universal Audio
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Apollo Twin X allows musicians and producers to easily track, overdub, and mix with elite-class A/D and D/A conversion, two Unison-enabled preamps, and DUO Core realtime UAD plug-in processing — all in a desktop Thunderbolt 3 audio interface for Mac and Windows.

Built upon UA’s 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship, Apollo Twin X confidently outperforms everything in its class with 127 dB D/A dynamic range, along with an included bundle of UAD analog emulation plug-ins and LUNA Recording System, giving you a fully-stocked analog studio, right on your desktop.

Includes: external power supply, AC power cable (IEC C7, non-polarized)

Features

  • Desktop 10 x 6 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface for Mac and Windows with elite A/D and D/A conversion inherited directly from the acclaimed Apollo X rackmount interfaces
  • 2 Unison mic preamps offer stunning models of classic tube and transformer-based mic preamps and guitar amps
  • UAD-2 DUO Core Processing for tracking through vintage compressors, EQs, tape machines, mic preamps, and guitar amp plug-ins with near-zero latency
  • Produce with LUNA Recording System — a fully-integrated recording application made for Apollo (Mac/Thunderbolt)
  • Front-panel Unison™-enabled Hi-Z instrument input and headphone out
  • Built-in Talkback mic for communication with studio talent and recording slate cues
  • Improved monitor functionality including monitor remote functions and Mono, Mute, DIM, and ALT monitor controls
  • Up to 8 channels of additional digital input via Optical ADAT or S/PDIF
  • Includes the "Realtime Analog Classics" UAD plug-in bundle featuring the Teletronix LA-2A and 1176 compressors, Pultec EQs, UA 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ, and more. Other UAD plug-ins sold separately
  • Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, RTAS, and AAX 64 in all major DAWs
  • Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
  • Free, industry-leading technical support — on the phone and online — from knowledgeable audio engineers

Specs

I/O Complement
Microphone Inputs: Two
High Impedance (Hi-Z) Instrument Inputs: One
Analog Line Inputs: Two
Analog Line Outputs (DC coupled): Two (four including Monitor outputs)
Analog Monitor Outputs (DC coupled): Two (one stereo pair)
Headphone Output: One stereo
Digital Input: One (ADAT or S/PDIF, selectable)
Thunderbolt 3 Port: One

A/D – D/A Conversion
Simultaneous A/D conversion: Two channels
Simultaneous D/A conversion: Six channels
Supported Sample Rates (kHz): 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
Bit Depth Per Sample: 24
Analog Round-Trip Latency: 1.1 milliseconds @ 96 kHz sample rate
Analog Round-Trip Latency through four UAD legacy plug-ins (included) via Console software: 1.1 milliseconds @ 96 kHz sample rate (no additional latency via Realtime UAD Processing)

Microphone Inputs 1 & 2
Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB
Dynamic Range: 123 dB (A–weighted)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -115 dB (1 kHz @ -1 dBFS)
Maximum Input Level (PAD on): 25.6 dBu
Default Input Impedance: 5.5K Ohms (variable via Unison plug-ins)
Gain Range: +10 dB to +65 dB
Pad Attenuation (switchable per input): 20 dB (variable via Unison plug-ins)
Phantom Power: +48V (switchable per mic input)
Connector Type: XLR Female, pin 2 positive (Combo XLR/TRS)

Hi-Z Input
Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB
Dynamic Range: 121 dB (A–weighted)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -108 dB (1 kHz @ -1 dBFS)
Maximum Input Level (at minimum gain): 12.2 dBu
Default Input Impedance: 1M Ohms (variable via Unison plug-ins)
Gain Range: +10 dB to +65 dB
Connector Type: ¼” Female TS Unbalanced

Line Inputs 1 & 2
Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB
Dynamic Range: 122 dB (A–weighted)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -114 dB (1 kHz @ -1 dBFS)
Maximum Input Level (at minimum gain): 20.2 dBu
Input Impedance: 10K Ohms
Gain Range: +10 dB to +65 dB
Connector Type: ¼” Female TRS Balanced

Line Outputs 1 & 2
Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB
Dynamic Range: 126 dB (A–weighted)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -117 dB (1 kHz @ -1 dBFS)
Maximum Output Level: 20.2 dBu
Output Impedance: 100 Ohms
Connector Type: ¼” Female TRS Balanced

Monitor Outputs L & R
Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
Dynamic Range: 127 dB (A–weighted)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -117 dB
Maximum Output Level: 20.2 dBu
Output Impedance: 100 Ohms
Connector Type: ¼” Female TRS Balanced

Stereo Headphone Output
Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.1 dB
Dynamic Range: 124 dB (A–weighted)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: -98 dB (1 kHz @ -1 dBFS)
Maximum Output Power (into 300 ohm load): 96 mW RMS
Connector Type: ¼” Female TRS Stereo

Digital Input
Connector Type: Optical TOSLINK JIS F05

S/PDIF
Format: IEC 958
Supported Sample Rates (kHz): 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96
S/PDIF Input Channels: Two (Stereo L/R)

ADAT
Format: ADAT Digital Lightpipe with S/MUX
Supported Sample Rates (kHz): 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
ADAT Input Channels @ 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz: Channels 1 – 8
ADAT Input Channels @ 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz: Channels 1 – 4
ADAT Input Channels @ 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz: Channels 1 – 2

Clock Synchronization Sources
Internal, ADAT, S/PDIF: Conditional per selected digital input type

ELECTRICAL
Power Supply: External AC-to-DC Power Supply, Level VI compliant
AC Input Connector Type: IEC C8, non-polarized
AC Requirements: 100V – 240V AC, 50 – 60 Hz
DC Connector Type: Male plug, 2.1 mm x 5.5 mm, center positive
DC Requirements: 12 VDC, ±5%
Maximum Power Consumption: 15 Watts (when portable host computer not charging)

ENVIRONMENTAL
Ambient Temperature Range: 32º to 104º F (0º to 40º C)

Dimensions
Width: 6.31” (16.03 cm)
Height: 2.60” (6.6 cm)
Depth, Chassis Only: 5.86” (14.88 cm)
Depth, Including Knob & Jack Protrusions: 6.20” (15.75 cm)
Shipping Box (Length x Width x Height): 8” x 8” x 5.5” (20.32 cm x 20.32 cm x 13.97 cm)
Shipping Weight (with box & accessories): 3.85 pounds (1.75 kg)
Weight (bare unit): 2.35 pounds (1.07 kg)

Package Contents
Apollo Twin X Unit (DUO)
External Power Supply
AC Power Cable (IEC C7, non-polarized) Region Specific (US, UK, or EU)
Getting Started URL Card

Requirements

  • Thunderbolt 3 cable (not included)
  • Internet connection to download software & authorize UAD plug-ins
  • 6 gigabytes available storage
  • Quad Core i7 or better processor recommended
  • For additional compatibility information, visit help.uaudio.com


MAC
Available Thunderbolt 1, 2, or 3 port
Thunderbolt 1 and 2 connections require an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter (not included)
macOS 10.12 Sierra, 10.13 High Sierra, or 10.14 Mojave

PC
Available Thunderbolt 3 port
Windows 10 (64-Bit Edition)