Universal Audio Apollo Solo Heritage Edition Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface
The Heritage Edition includes a superb Apollo interface and an enhanced library of authentically-modelled UAD analogue plugins.
If you already own one or more of the Heritage Editon UAD plug-ins, you can automatically choose a replacement from an alternate list whilst you’re registering your product
The Universal Audio Apollo Solo Thunderbolt 3 is a compact 2x4 audio interface with two Unison-enabled mic preamps, Realtime Analog Classic suite of plug-ins with vintage EQ’s, compressors, reverbs, auto-tune and more, and premium audio conversion. It’s accessible and compact, great for people who know they don’t need too many inputs, such as singer-songwriters, as well as producers, engineers, musicians working in a bedroom studio with limited space, and the solid build makes it great for taking it on the road.
The Universal Audio Apollo Solo has Unison technology which delivers emulations from tube and solid state-based mic preamps and guitar amps such as Marshall Plexi Classic, the UA 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ, 1776 compressors, authentic preamp tones from Neve, API, and more, all with close to zero latency. Also included is the Realtime Analog Classics bundle has Moog filters, Ampex tape settings, Lexicon reverbs and more. You get a compact, virtual analogue studio that you can take anywhere
The Apollo Solo is compatible with your preferred DAW, whether it’s Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, or another piece of software. There’s also LUNA (Mac only), which is a free, integrated piece of recording software made especially for the Apollo range, where you’ll be able to track and mix within one window using an easy to use interface.
*Please note - Thunderbolt cable is not included.
Shape your recordings into records with genuine UA conversion, classic mixing tools, and LUNA Recording System.
Featuring class-leading Universal Audio conversion, two Unison mic preamps, and a suite of built-in effects, the Universal Audio Apollo Solo puts album-quality recording on your desktop. This 2 x 4 Thunderbolt 3 bus-powered audio interface for Mac and Windows includes a generous collection of UAD plug-ins to record vocals and instruments through, at near-zero latency — plus it offers full integration with Universal Audio's groundbreaking new LUNA Recording System.
Unison Technology for Stunning Mic and Guitar Preamp Emulations: Apollo Solo's Unison technology gives you the tone, touch and “feel” of the world's most sought-after tube and transformer-based mic preamps and guitar amps. It includes the UA 610-B Tube Preamp, Marshall Plexi Classic Amplifier, and Ampeg SVT-VR Classic Bass Amp plug-ins — and can be expanded with exclusive titles from Neve, Avalon, SSL, Fender, and more. The secret is a unique hardware-software integration, which adjusts the impedance of Apollo's instrument and mic preamps to match the emulated hardware — for authentic analog sound unmatched by other recording interfaces.
Realtime UAD Plug-In Processing for Recording with Near-Zero Latency: Derived from Universal Audio’s award-winning Apollo interfaces, Apollo Solo opens up a range of classic analog color via its Realtime UAD Processing. Featuring an onboard UAD-2 SOLO Core processor, Apollo Solo lets you monitor and record through the full library of UAD Powered Plug-Ins — at near-zero latency, regardless of your audio software buffer setting. It’s like having a virtual analog studio that fits in a laptop bag.
The UAD library features more than 100 titles and offers everything from classic Moog filters to Ampex tape to Lexicon reverbs — with more being added every few months.* These are the exact same UAD plug-ins used on hit records by Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, Foo Fighters, and many more.
LUNA Recording System with Accelerated Realtime Monitoring: Apollo Solo works with all major DAWs, including Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Pro Tools and more. But it becomes a fully integrated recording system with LUNA, a powerful free recording application for Mac from Universal Audio. Bolstered by Accelerated Realtime Monitoring, LUNA lets you track and mix in an intuitive single-window workflow with unlimited track counts, full AU support, and access to a suite of exclusive LUNA Instruments and Extensions.
From integrated Studer multitrack tape and built-in Neve Summing, to instruments from Moog and more, LUNA transforms Apollo Solo into an incredibly inspiring music creation platform.
Built for Musicians, Electronic Producers, and Songwriters: Apollo Solo's portable Thunderbolt 3 bus-powered design, robust all-metal construction, best-in-class headphone amplifier, and superior audio conversion is perfect for musicians, songwriters, and electronic music producers who need UA quality in a compact package.
- Desktop 2 x 4 Thunderbolt 3-powered audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion
- Unison mic preamp and guitar amp emulations from Neve, API, Avalon, Manley, Marshall, Fender, and more*
- Realtime UAD Processing allows near-zero latency tracking with classic UAD plug-in effects, regardless of software buffer setting
- Produce with LUNA Recording System — a free, fully-integrated recording application made for Apollo (Mac/Thunderbolt-only)
- Includes studio compressors, EQs, reverbs, and guitar amp emulations, and more as part of “Realtime Analog Classics” bundle
- Best-in-class headphone amplifier for loud, detailed, low-noise monitoring
- Bus-powered connection to Mac and Windows systems for easy portability and reduced cable clutter
No upgrades available
Best investment ever :)