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

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$2,599.00
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The Universal Audio Apollo x6 Heritage Edition is the perfect interface for electronic musicians and post-production pros. In addition to all the benefits of the interface, the special Heritage Edition adds a diverse package of premium UAD plug-ins at an unprecedented value—they could total over $2,400 if purchased separately. Apollo x6 has two ...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$2,599.00
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Overview

The Universal Audio Apollo x6 Heritage Edition is the perfect interface for electronic musicians and post-production pros. In addition to all the benefits of the interface, the special Heritage Edition adds a diverse package of premium UAD plug-ins at an unprecedented value—they could total over $2,400 if purchased separately.

Apollo x6 has two Unison-enabled mic preamps that sound and behave like the world's most sought-after designs. The UA Apollo x6 is a sleek 16x22 Thunderbolt 3 rackmount interface. It has the tone, feel and real-time workflow of classic analog gear. It also delivers the power and performance to boost your workflow.

With HEXA Core processing, the x6 extends the limits of your plug-in processing. It features a built-in talkback mic, 5.1 surround sound monitoring* and selectable +24dBu operation. This makes it compatible with pro mixing consoles and other high-end pro audio gear.

Plug-ins included in Heritage Edition

Premium UAD Plug-Ins—Over $2,400 Value

Apollo x6 Heritage Edition comes with 10 premium award-winning plug-in titles valued at over $2,400—including the full suite of UA's Teletronix, 1176 and Fairchild compressors, Helios Type 69, V76 and UA 610 mic preamps, all Pultec EQs, Oxide Tape Recorder and Pure Plate Reverb. These premium Heritage Edition titles are in addition to the Apollo x6's included Realtime Analog Classics Plus bundle, giving you the most accurate library of classic analog emulations included with any professional audio interface. A hallmark feature of Apollo is its Realtime UAD Processing, letting you run the full library of UAD plug-ins at near-zero latency.

Close-up of Apollo x6's front left-hand side with preamp gain knob and UA logo.

Elite Audio Conversion and Enhanced Stereo Image

The x6 improves on the previous Apollo interfaces by pairing elite 24-bit/192kHz converters with analog circuitry. This results in a pristine signal path.

UA x6 has 129dB of dynamic range and -119dB of total harmonic distortion. Its natural sounding audio rivals any high-end converter on the market. It also has Dual-Crystal clocking for a stunningly low jitter. That means pure recordings and excellent stereo imaging.

Two XLR mic inputs on the Apollo x6

Two Unison-enabled Preamps That Emulate Classic Gear

The UA x6 audio interface has two Unison-enabled mic preamps. When used with the Apollo Console software, these preamps imitate classic analog preamps. The result, your recordings will have the tone and sound of Neve, API, Manley, SSL and more.

To achieve this, the preamp talks with the Console software and physically changes. It models the physical features of the software preamp and mimics it perfectly.

Apollo x6 rackmounted on a desk with UAD plugins on a laptop screen

Improved HEXA Processing With SHARC DSP Chips

With HEXA Core, the Apollo x6 has six SHARC DSP chips. This provides 50% more UAD plug-in processing power than previous Apollo audio interfaces, an essential feature for exploring everything the Heritage Edition has to offer. Apollo x6’s HEXA Core Processor gives you more creative freedom in your recording and mixing sessions. 

All four Apollo x Series audio interfaces—the x6, x8, x8p and x16

The Speed of Thunderbolt 3 With Cascading Connectivity

Like all of the Apollo x interfaces, the x6 looks sleek and modern. It has front panel controls, monitoring functions and a backlit metering display.  It boasts two Thunderbolt 3 inputs for blazing-fast speed and low latency.  The two inputs also allow you to link up to four Apollos together to add more I/O and DSP.

Features

  • 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
    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
    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, 10.14 Mojave, or 10.15 Catalina
    PC
    • Available Thunderbolt 3 port
    • Windows 10 (64-Bit Edition)
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