Universal Audio

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The Universal Audio Apollo X6 Heritage Edition delivers world-class sound and groundbreaking performance for recording, mixing and mastering audio. This premium Thunderbolt 3 audio interface combines elite-class A/D and D/A conversion, six HEXA Core UAD plug-in processors, and Unison mic preamp technology with a curated bundle of 10 award-winning UAD plug-ins—equipping you with an integrated pro studio solution for Mac.

Pristine Audio Quality From End to End

The Apollo X6 leverages high-end 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion and premium components for a pristine signal path. Its Unison preamps allow you to track through exacting emulations of Neve, API, Manley, SSL, Avalon and Universal Audio mic preamps, capturing all the tone, gain staging and impedance of these sought-after units. The result is audio that sounds as stunning as the gear that inspired it.

Realtime UAD HEXA Core Processing

Six UAD DSP chips provide 50% more processing power than previous Apollos, for running channel strips, EQs, compressors and tape machine emulations from Neve, Manley, SSL, API and Universal Audio with near-zero latency. The Apollo X6 comes with 10 premium UAD plug-ins including revered compressors from Teletronix, Fairchild and UREI, preamps from Helios and Pultec EQs—a $2,400+ value.

Mix in Surround and Integrate Easily

With its surround monitoring support and +24 dBu operation, the Apollo X6 Heritage Edition handles demanding tracking and mixing needs. Two Thunderbolt 3 ports allow you to connect multiple Apollos and UAD-2 devices, building a powerful networked studio system. The Apollo X6 also works seamlessly with popular DAWs like Pro Tools, Logic Pro X and Ableton Live, and unlocks the full potential of Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System.

Premium Analog Emulation and Intuitive Control

The included UAD plug-ins provide faithful emulations of analog gear used to craft countless hit records. An easy-to-navigate desktop software app gives you control over monitoring, talkback, surround formats, clocking options and more. Two digitally controlled analog monitor outputs each provide 80 dB of range, letting you precisely calibrate listening levels.

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

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  • 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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    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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    One year parts and labor warranty on all U.A. products and Kind of Loud products.

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