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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.

Overview by GAK

The Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 is a great audio interface for electronic musicians and producers working on audio and music for TV, video games, and the web.

The interface has two Unison-enabled mic preamps, which deliver genuine tones of preamps from Neve, API, Manley, Helios, SSL, and more. Some of the lowest signal-to-noise ratio of any interface has been created with the newly-designed analog circuitry giving you audio quality between 129 dB dynamic range and -188dB. Work in 5.1 surround sound using speaker calibration, and built-in talkback lets you communicate easily.

The Apollo X series also has new Dual-Crystal clocking, with dedicated crystal oscillators for 44.1/88.2/176.4 kHz and 48/96/192 kHz sample rates —resulting in extremely low jitter, measured at less than 10 picoseconds at all sample rates. For you, this means pure, artifact-free recordings and solid stereo imaging.

The Apollo X range includes the X4, which has a DUO Core processor, and X6X8X8P and X16, which are rack-mountable, and have HEXA Core processors.

If you need more inputs and outputs, you can combine the Apollo X6 Thunderbolt 3 with up to four more Thunderbolt-equipped Apollos, and the X6 allows for backwards compatibility with Thunderbolt 1 and 2. Compatible with all major DAWs such as Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, and Ableton.

Thunderbolt connectivity and real time processing means there will be almost zero latency. Apollo X series audio interfaces work with all major DAWs.

Upgrade to the Apollo X8 for more I/O.

*Please note - Thunderbolt cable is not included.

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Overview by Universal Audio

The Universal Audio Apollo X6 is Thunderbolt 3 audio interface featuring elite audio conversion with two Unison Mic Preamps, HEXA Core Processing and Surround Sound Monitoring

Please note: UAD Software and Plugin version 9.6.1 (onwards) now includes support for Apollo X with the latest generation of Apple Mac Pro computers (Late 2013 "black cylinder" models).

Apollo x6 allows music producers and post-production studios to track, overdub, and mix with new world-beating A/D and D/A conversion, HEXA Core UAD plug-in processing, and 5.1 surround sound monitoring* - all in a sleek rack-mount Thunderbolt 3 audio interface for Mac or PC.

Built upon UA's 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship, this 16 x 22 interface distinguishes itself with two Unison™-enabled mic preamps, providing authentic emulations of preamps from Neve, API, Manley, Helios, SSL and more, plus all-new HEXA Core processing - yielding 50% more DSP for running UAD Powered Plug-Ins in real time.

In addition to its elite-class audio conversion, Apollo x6 features selectable operating level for compatibility with professional +24 dBu gear, as well as an integrated monitor controller and built-in talkback mic.

Perfect for electronic music and post-production.

  • 8 x 24 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 KHz conversion (backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 1 & 2 on Mac**)
  • Realtime UAD HEXA Core Processing for tracking through UAD plug-ins at near-zero latency, regardless of audio buffer size
  • Record through 4 Unison-enabled mic/line preamps — giving you fully authentic preamp emulations from Neve, API, Manley, SSL, and more†
  • Surround monitor controller up to 7.1 format*
  • Includes “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” UAD plug-in bundle featuring UA 610-B Tube Preamp; Legacy Pultec EQ, LA-2A, and 1176 compressors; Marshall Plexi Classic; Ampeg SVT-VR Classic, and more
  • UAD HEXA Core processing onboard for additional mixing horsepower for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Ableton, and other major DAWs
  • Combine up to 4 Thunderbolt-equipped Apollos and 6 total UAD devices
  • Selectable +24 dBu operation for easy compatibility with professional mixing consoles and tape machines
  • Convenient front panel monitoring functions including Alt Speakers, Talkback mic, and assignable Dim or Mono
  • Free, industry-leading technical support — on the phone and online — from knowledgeable audio engineers
  • Please note: UAD Software and Plugin version 9.6.1 (onwards) now includes support for Apollo X with the latest generation of Apple Mac Pro computers (Late 2013 "black cylinder" models).
  • ALL:
  • -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 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 or 10.13 High Sierra
  • -Mac Pro (Late 2013 “black cylinder” model) compatibility for Apollo X coming Q4 2018
  • PC:
  • -Available Thunderbolt 3 port
  • -Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (64-Bit Edition)
  • Inputs
  • -Line Inputs: 8 Balanced ¼" TRS
  • -Microphone Inputs: 4 Balanced XLR
  • -Instrument (Hi-Z) Inputs: 2 Unbalanced ¼" TS
  • -Digital Inputs (Optical TOSLINK): ADAT: 8 channels @ 44.1 – 96 kHz
  • -ADAT: 4 channels @ 176.4 – 192 kHz
  • -Digital Inputs (RCA): S/PDIF: 2 channels @ 44.1 – 192 kHz
  • A to D Conversion
  • -Mic Preamps: Dynamic Range: 122 dB (A-weighted)
  • -THD+N: -115 dB (0.00019%)
  • -Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB
  • -Line Inputs: Dynamic Range: 123 dB (A-weighted)
  • -THD+N: -113 dB (0.00022%)
  • -Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.04 dB
  • Outputs
  • -Line Outputs: 8 Balanced ¼" TRS
  • -Monitor Outputs: 2 Balanced ¼" TRS
  • -Headphone Outputs: 2 Stereo ¼" TRS
  • -Digital Outputs (Optical TOSLINK): ADAT: 8 channels @ 44.1 – 96 kHz
  • -ADAT: 4 channels @ 176.4 – 192 kHz
  • -Digital Outputs (RCA): S/PDIF: 2 channels @ 44.1 to 192 kHz
  • D to A Conversion
  • -Line Outputs: Dynamic Range: 127 dB (A-weighted)
  • -THD+N: -119 dB (0.00011%)
  • -Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.07 dB
  • -Monitor Outputs: Dynamic Range: 129 dB (A-weighted)
  • -THD+N: -118 dB (0.00012%)
  • -Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.06 dB
  • -Headphone Outputs: Dynamic Range: 125 dB (A-weighted)
  • -THD+N: -102 dB (0.00080%)
  • -Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB



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