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Universal Audio Apollo X6 Heritage Edition 6-Channel Thunderbolt Audio Interface With UAD DSP

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Special edition interface bundle for Mac and Windows.

The Apollo X6 6-Channel thunderbolt audio interface with UAD DSP heritage edition from Universal Audio is a professional-caliber audio interface featuring premium A/D and D/A conversion, HEXA Core UAD plug-in processing and Unison-enabled mic preamps. It provides an all-in-one solution for high-quality recording, monitoring and effects processing. The Heritage Edition includes 10 acclaimed UAD plug-in titles valued at over $2,400.

HEXA Core Power for Latency-Free Tracking

The Apollo X6 features six DSP chips, providing 50-percent more processing power than previous Apollos, so you can run more UAD plug-ins in real time. Track through authentic emulations of channel strips, preamps, EQs and compressors from Neve, Manley, API and others with near-zero latency, thanks to Universal Audio's Realtime UAD Processing.

Pristine Conversion and Analog Design

To provide the cleanest signal path, Universal Audio engineers auditioned the latest high-end converters and designed all-new analog circuitry. The result is an ultratransparent sound that captures every nuance of your performance. With its premium components and thoughtful layout, the Apollo X6 delivers the open, articulate and musical tone that has made Universal Audio famous.

Unison Technology for Signature Tone

The Apollo X6 features two Unison-enabled preamps that provide stunning emulations of coveted mic preamps from Neve, API, Manley, SSL and Universal Audio. Unison is UA's proprietary preamp modeling technology that nails the tone of these sought-after preamps by emulating their input impedance, gain stage sweet spots and component-level circuit behaviors.

Professional Connectivity and Control

With 16x22 simultaneous I/O over Thunderbolt, the Apollo X6 provides ample connectivity for professional studios. It offers selectable +24dBu operation for compatibility with mixing consoles and outboard gear. The Apollo X6 can be combined with up to three other Thunderbolt Apollos and six total UAD-2 devices, creating a powerful networked studio system.


  • A special edition of UA's elite-class Apollo x6 interface, including a premium suite of award-winning UAD plug-ins worth over $2,400
  • Record with elite-class A/D and D/A conversion nearing the widest dynamic range and lowest signal to noise available
  • Track and mix with powerful HEXA Core processing, featuring 6 UAD DSP chips for running more award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins in real time
  • Record with near-zero latency through preamp emulations from Neve, API, SSL, Helios, Manley, Avalon and more using Unison technology
  • Produce with LUNA Recording System—a fully integrated recording application made for Apollo (Mac only)
  • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, AU and AAX 64 in all major DAWs
  • Easily connect to consoles and studio gear with switchable +24/+20 dBu headroom settings
  • Work in surround formats up to 5.1, complete with speaker calibration and fold-down
  • Use integrated Talkback mic and built-in cues for easy communication and slating takes
  • Included in Apollo Heritage Edition Bundle
    • UA 1176 Classic Limiter Collection
    • Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection 
    • Pultec Passive EQ Collection
    • Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection
    • Teletronix LA-3A Audio Leveler
    • UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Collection
    • Helios Type 69 Preamp & EQ Collection
    • V76 Preamplifier
    • Oxide Tape Recorder
    • Pure Plate Reverb
    Included in the Realtime Analog Classics Plus Bundle UA 610-B
    • UA 1176LN Legacy
    • UA 1176SE Legacy
    • Ampeg SVT-VR Classic
    • Fairchild 670 Legacy
    • Marshall Plexi Classic
    • Precision Channel Strip (Precision Mix Rack Collection)
    • Precision Reflection Engine (Precision Mix Rack Collection)
    • Precision Delay Mod (Precision Mix Rack Collection)
    • Precision Delay Mod L (Precision Mix Rack Collection)
    • Precision Enhancer Hz
    • Pultec EQP-1A Legacy
    • Pultec-Pro Legacy
    • Teletronix LA-2A Legacy
    • Raw Distortion
    • RealVerb Pro

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    Apollo X6 Heritage Edition 6-Channel Thunderbolt Audio Interface With UAD DSP Specifications:

    System Requirements
    • Thunderbolt 3 cable (not included)
    • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
    • 6 gigabytes available storage
    • Quad Core i7 or better processor recommended
    • For additional compatibility information, visit UA's website
    • 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, 10.14 Mojave, or 10.15 Catalina
    • Available Thunderbolt 3 port
    • Windows 10 (64-Bit Edition)

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