Universal Audio Apollo Twin USB Heritage Edition
Universal Audio

Apollo Twin USB Heritage Edition

A Special Edition of UA's Esteemed Desktop 10 x 6 USB 3 Audio Interface w/ Realtime UAD DUO Core Processing and Two Unison Mic Preamps for Windows.
Product Highlights
  • A special edition of UA's esteemed Apollo Twin USB interface — with a premium suite of 5 award-winning plug-in titles from Teletronix®, Pultec®, and UA — a $1,300 value
  • UAD DUO Core Processing for tracking through vintage compressors, EQs, tape machines, mic preamps, and guitar amp plug-ins with near-zero latency
  • World-class Apollo A/D and D/A conversion
  • USB 3 connection for modern Windows systems
  • Unison technology provides stunning models of classic mic preamps and guitar amps
  • 2 premium mic/line preamps, 2 line outputs, front-panel Hi-Z instrument input and stereo headphone output
  • 2 analog monitor outputs for full resolution at all listening levels
  • Up to 8 channels of additional digital input via optical ADAT/SPDIF input
  • Also includes “Realtime Analog Classics” 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
  • Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, AU, and AAX 64 formats in major DAWs
  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Cubase, Ableton Live, and more.
  • Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
  • Free, industry-leading technical support — on the phone and online — from knowledgeable audio engineers

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

Apollo Twin USB Heritage Edition has all the benefits of the acclaimed Apollo Twin USB, including impeccable 24-bit/192kHz audio conversion, DUO Core realtime UAD plug-in processing, and Unison™ preamp technology. And it goes a step further, with a software suite of 5 award-winning UAD plug-in titles, featuring Collections from Teletronix®, Pultec®, and UA.

A Special Edition featuring Iconic UAD Analog Collections Onboard
A hallmark feature of Apollo is its Realtime UAD Processing, letting you run the full library of UAD plug-ins at near-zero latency. Taking you a step further, Apollo Twin USB Heritage Edition gives you 5 premium plug-in titles worth over $1,300 — including the full suite of UA's Teletronix and 1176 compressors, all Pultec EQs, UA 610 Unison mic preamps, and Pure Plate Reverb.

These premium Heritage Edition titles are in addition to Apollo Twin USB's included "Realtime Analog Classics" bundle, giving you the most accurate library of classic analog emulations included with any professional audio interface.

Two Unison Preamps: Get the Sound of Neve, Helios, API, Avalon & More
Apollo Twin USB Heritage Edition features two Unison-enabled mic preamps, letting you track through exacting mic preamp emulations from Neve, API, Manley, SSL, Avalon, Helios, and Universal Audio.* A Universal Audio exclusive, Unison is a proprietary hardware-software integration that nails the tone of these sought-after tube and solid-state mic pres — including their input impedance, gain stage “sweet spots,” and component-level circuit behaviors.

Unison technology is also found on Apollo Twin USB's front-panel Hi-Z instrument input, providing dead-on impedance and gain matching for guitar and bass amp models from Fender, Marshall, Ampeg, and more.

Additional Connections
With its two Unison-equipped preamps, two analog line outs, and optical ADAT/SPDIF input — plus two digitally controlled analog monitor outputs — the 10 x 6 Apollo Twin USB Heritage Edition gives you the I/O you need for professional tracks and mixes.

Max Sample Rate/Resolution 192 kHz / 24-Bit
Host Connection 1 x USB Type-B (USB 3.0)
USB Type-B (USB 3.0)
Analog I/O 2 x Combo XLR / 1/4"
TRS Balanced Mic/Line Input:
1 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) TS Unbalanced Hi-Z Input
1 x 1/4" (6.3 mm)
TRS Unbalanced Headphone Output:
2 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS Balanced Line Output
2 x 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS Balanced Monitor Output
Phantom Power +48 V (Selectable on Individual Inputs)
Digital I/O 1 x TOSLINK / ADAT, S/MUX, S/PDIF Input
Frequency Response Headphone Outputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.1 dB
Hi-Z Inputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.1 dB
Line Inputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.1 dB
Line Outputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.1 dB
Mic Inputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.1 dB
Monitor Outputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.1 dB
Gain Range Headphone Outputs:
Up to 0 dB
Line Inputs:
+10 to +65 dB
Mic Inputs:
+10 to +65 dB
Monitor Outputs:
-96 to 0 dB
Max Input Level Hi-Z Inputs:
+10 dBV (Min Gain)
-45 dBV (Max Gain)
Line Inputs:
+18 dBV (Min Gain)
-37 dBV (Max Gain)
Mic Inputs:
+23.8 dBV (Min Gain, Pad On)
-31.2 dBV (Max Gain, Pad On)
Max Output Level Line Outputs:
+18 dBV
Monitor Outputs:
+18 dBV
Headphone Output Power 80 mW into 600 Ohms (Max)
Dynamic Range Headphone Outputs:
10 Ohms
Hi-Z Inputs:
1 MOhm
Line Inputs:
10 kOhms
Line Outputs:
600 Ohms
Mic Inputs:
5.4 kOhms
Monitor Outputs:
600 Ohms
THD+N Headphone Outputs:
-101 dBFS
Hi-Z Inputs:
-101 dBFS
Line Inputs:
-108 dBFS
Line Outputs:
-107 dBFS
Mic Inputs:
-110 dBFS
Monitor Outputs:
-105 dBFS
SNR Headphone Outputs:
113 dBA
Hi-Z Inputs:
117 dBA
Line Inputs:
117.5 dBA
Line Outputs:
118 dBA
Mic Inputs:
118 dBA
Monitor Outputs:
115 dBA
EIN Mic Inputs:
-127 dB
CMRR Line Inputs:
>60 dB
Mic Inputs:
>70 dB
Channel Separation Headphone Outputs:
>100 dB
Line Outputs:
>120 dB
Monitor Outputs:
>118 dB
Digital Audio
Sample Rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192 kHz
Bit Depth 24-Bit (AD/DA Conversion)
Latency 1.1 ms at 96 kHz (Input to Output)
OS Compatibility Windows 7
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Processor Requirement PC:
Intel Core i3
Storage Requirements 6 GB
Internet Connection Required for Registration and Software/Driver Download
AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC at 50/60 Hz
AC/DC Power Adapter 12 VDC, Center-Positive (Included)
Power Consumption 12 W (Maximum)
Operating Humidity 20 to 80%
Operating Temperature 32 to 95°F / 0 to 35°C
Storage Temperature -40 to 176°F / -40 to 80°C
Dimensions 6.31 x 2.6 x 5.86" / 160.2 x 66 x 148.8 mm
Weight 2.4 lb / 1.1 kg

Included in Apollo "Heritage Edition" Bundle
  • UA 1176 Classic Limiter Collection
  • Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection
  • Pultec Passive EQ Collection
  • UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Collection
  • Pure Plate Reverb

Included in the Realtime Analog Classics Bundle
  • UA 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ
  • UA 1176LN Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)
  • UA 1176SE Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)
  • Pultec EQP-1A EQ (Legacy)
  • Marshall® Plexi Classic Guitar Amp
  • Pultec Pro EQ (Legacy)
  • Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier (Legacy)
  • Raw Distortion
  • Ampeg® SVT-VR Classic Bass Amp
  • 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)
  • RealVerb Pro Custom Room Modeler