The Universal Audio Apollo X16 is an 18x20 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with Realtime UAD Hexa Core processor, 7.1 surround monitoring and Realtime Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle.
The Universal Audio Apollo X16 includes new and improved 24-bit/192kHz audio converters augmented by an all-new analogue circuitry for an ultra pristine signal path. Thanks to its impressive 133dB dynamic range and a THD+N of -129dB, the Apollo X16 offers better performance than any audio interface in any class.
The Apollo x16 also features a new UAD Hexa Core processing with six DSP chips for 50% more UAD plug-in processing power than with previous Apollo interfaces, ideal whether you’re tracking or mixing larger sessions.
The new Apollo X16 will provide comprehensive surround monitoring support up to 7.1 for engineers and producers working in broadcast, video games and the web. In addition it also boasts selectable +24dBu operation, ensuring compatibility with professional mixing consoles and high-end pro audio equipment.
The Apollo X16 includes two Thunderbolt 3 ports which lets you daisy-chain up to 4 Apollo interfaces or a total of six UAD-2 devices. Thunderbolt 3 is backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 1 and 2 meaning that you can connect your Apollo X16 to any Thunderbolt-ready mac using a dedicated adapter sold separately.