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Universal Audio Apollo Twin Duo USB Audio Interface

The Universal Audio Apollo Twin Duo Audio Interface reinvents desktop recording, delivering legendary analog studio sound, feel and flow in a compact and professional unit. Now with a USB 3.0 connection the Apollo Twin Duo can be used with modern Windows computers (7/8) to achieve hi-fidelity audio recordings. Loaded with two realtime UAD-2 DUO DSP Processors, the 2x6 USB audio interface for Windows combines the same impeccable audio conversion of Universal Audio's Apollo series. The Apollo Twin DUO features 2 analog line outputs, 2 class-leading mic/line preamps, eight channels of digital input via Optical connection and two digitally controlled analog monitor outputs.


Versatile Connectivity & DUO Processors

The smart feature set of the Apollo Twin includes two class-leading mic/line preamps, two analog line outputs, two digitally-controlled analog monitor outputs for full resolution at all listening levels and up to eight additional channels of digital input via Optical connection. The dual on board UAD-2 DUO Processors allow you to use UAD plug-ins both during realtime tracking and for mixing within Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, Ableton Live and more.

Durable Construction

An ergonomic desktop design and rugged construction enable you to use the Apollo Twin easily, it will withstand even the most arduous studio sessions. With instrument and headphone connections on the front panel, Apollo Twin has all the right tools in the right place.

Free UAD Plug-In Bundle

The Apollo Twin Duo Includes Realtime Analog Classics UAD plug-in bundle which features Legacy versions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer, plus Softube Amp Room Essentials, Raw Distortion, 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ.

Features

Desktop 2 x 6 USB 3 audio interface for Windows 7/8 with world-class 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion
Realtime UAD Processing for tracking through vintage compressors, EQs, tape machines, mic preamps, and guitar amp plug-ins with near-zero latency
USB 3 connection to modern Windows systems
Unison technology provides stunning models of classic mic preamps
2 Premium mic/line preamps; 2 line outputs; front-panel Hi-Z instrument input and headphone output
2 Digitally controlled analog monitor outputs for full resolution at all listening levels
Up to 8 channels of additional digital input via Optical connection
Uncompromising analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
Console 2.0 software features Channel Strip presets, Drag & Drop functionality, dynamically resizeable windows, and more
Includes Realtime Analog Classics UAD plug-in bundle

Price: 2,900.00 Inc VAT
Erica Synths MIDI Thru Box (1 In 8 Out)

Erica Synths midi thru box is professional quality, no latency, one midi In to 8 midi Through splitter in rigid aluminum case. It allows to connect up to 8 instruments to your sequencer or master keyboard and control them simultaneously without undesired delays and interference.

Price: 105.00 Inc VAT
Elektron TM-1 Hi Speed USB MIDI Interface

The TM-1 is the first MIDI interface making use of the new Elektron Turbocharged standard. Use it with compatible gear to make slow MIDI transfers a thing of the past.

The TM-1 is the first MIDI interface making use of the new Elektron Turbocharged standard. It is a 1 in/1 out USB MIDI interface capable of increasing the MIDI bandwidth up to 10 times. It is designed with the Machinedrum and the Monomachine in mind, but it will work perfectly with any MIDI equipped gear.

Operation is driverless. Just plug the TM-1 into any USB port of your Mac or PC computer and you're ready to go.

The Machinedrum SPS-1UW+ MKII comes bundled with a TM-1 interface at no extra cost. The increased MIDI bandwidth makes it perfect for sample transfers to and from your computer

Price: 64.99 Inc VAT
E-RM MIDIclock Plus Hardware Sequencer Clock Generator

The midiclock⁺ is capable to sync all your MIDI Clock, DIN Sync and Modular gear without a glitch.
Configure each output function individually and control the global tempo in a range from 40-300 BPM.
Improve your musical setup with a jitterfree masterclock and get rid of sloppy timing.
Whether you need a small & reliable clock source for your hardware gear or just want to improve the synchronisation of your DAWs:
You should always choose a midiclock⁺!

The midiclock⁺ generates incredibly accurate MIDI Clock messages, DIN Sync & analog clock pulses.
It has two DIN output sockets to connect to your gear. Each of them can be configured individually to MIDI Clock, DIN Sync (sync24) or analog clock.
Clock signals can be distributed to numerous slaves by using MIDI Thru boxes, DIN Sync hubs and modular multiples.

While playback, the midiclock⁺ is always able to resync all MIDI Clock gear on the next downbeat.
If one of your slaves gets out of sync by any reason, just push the resync button and everything is aligned again on the next stroke without stopping your performance.
Don't worry about your live performance anymore, if anything gets messed up with your slaves you are back in sync within a second.

How to actually set the BPM depends on the operating mode:
While using 'Live' mode, the BPM change immediately by turning the knob. You can use this mode if you want to make smooth tempo changes in your performancea and are aware, that every turn of the knob changes the BPM.
In the 'Normal' mode, the changed value must be confirmed with a single click of the knob. This mode is perfect if you want to set your tempo once and simply need a stable clock signal. Accidental turning of the knob doesn't affect your BPM.

Price: 165.00 Inc VAT
E-RM Multiclock USB Hardware Sequencer Clock Generator

The multiclock solves your sync issues in the studio and on stage once and for all.
Synchronisation of the multiclock to a DAW relies on a sample accurate audio clock stream, which in consequence guarantees absolutely tight clock signals with ±1 sample of jitter.
Moreover, you can use it as a standalone generator or hook it up to follow other MIDI, DIN or analog master clocks.

To compensate for any time lag of connected gear, you can shift each output channel individually and in realtime back and forth relative to the master clock.
The shift range is completely configurable and has a maximum of ±400ms, the resolution is 20µs.
If you have set your machines up to be on the spot, start playing with shuffle. Again, individually for each channel and in realtime.

Each channel can be set to either emit MIDI Clock, DIN sync (sync24) or analog clock.
Analog clock signals are configurable in polarity, start/reset behaviour and feature a flexible clock divider. An analog LFO is available with various waveforms and a range of 0-5V.
If you got them configured, channel settings can always be named and saved as a preset for later recall. Just in case you have a lot of gear.

If you want, you can have your multiclock with an extra class-compliant USB Midi Add-On.
This enables you to send any MIDI commands from a DAW to your connected slaves while syncing to audio clock.
There is one virtual MIDI output for each channel and all commands are priority-merged with the accurate clock.

Price: 439.00 Inc VAT
Universal Audio Apollo 8 Duo Thunderbolt Audio Interface (Black)

The Universal Audio Apollo 8 DUO Thunderbolt Audio Interface is a professional 18 x 24 interface featuring state-of-the-art next generation A/D and D/A converters, four high-quality microphone preamps with Unison technology, and a powerful onboard UAD-2 DUO Core DSP, allowing ultra-low latency digital signal processing with UAD plug-ins such as the included Realtime Analog Classics Plus plug-in suite. This premium-grade interface is ideal for bigger studio projects with a range of varied inputs, delivering that classic analog warmth. Additionally, the Apollo 8 DUO is now compatible with Windows 10 systems.


Free UAD-2 Satellite QUAD DSP Accelerator

From November 1st – December 31st 2016, Universal Audio is giving customers who purchase any new Universal Audio Apollo rack audio interface, the chance to claim a UAD-2 Satellite QUAD DSP Accelerator (Thunderbolt or FireWire) for free. Simply buy a new rack audio interface from the Apollo series (Apollo 8, Apollo 8p, Apollo 16, or Apollo FireWire), register your product, and Universal Audio will send you a UAD-2 Satellite QUAD DSP Accelerator free of charge. Once you have registered your product, you will be prompted for your shipping information, simply fill in the relevant details and Apollo will ship your UAD-2 Satellite QUAD directly to you.

World-Class Sound with Superior Apollo A/D and D/A Conversion

The original Apollo, introduced in 2012, quickly became a gold standard among modern music producers and engineers - it now counts many of the world's top artists as users. Apollo 8 improves upon the original Apollo's sound quality with completely redesigned, class-leading A/D and D/A conversion - giving you increased dynamic range and even lower THD.

Building upon a 50-year legacy of circuit design, UA engineers started with an obsessive audition of the latest converters, pairing them with completely redesigned analog circuitry. Confirmed by extensive double-blind listening tests, the end result is 3 dB better dynamic range on both A/D and D/A conversion versus the original Apollo, placing the Apollo 8 as the measurable class leader.

Realtime UAD Plug-In Processing for Tracking, Mixing and Mastering

Imagine having a classic analog studio, in single rack space. Apollo 8 lets you record through UAD Powered Plug-Ins - including vintage EQs, compressors, reverbs, tape machines and more - at near-zero latency, regardless of your audio software buffer size. With award-winning UAD plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, Roland, SSL, Studer, and more, Apollo 8 serves up authentic analog tone and warmth. The key to its analog sound is onboard UAD-2 DUO Core DSP Processing, which powers the UAD plug-ins while reducing the strain on your host computer.

Four Mic Preamps with Unison™ Technology

Apollo 8 comes equipped with four Unison-enabled mic preamps, letting you track projects with colorful mic preamp sounds from Neve, API, and Universal Audio. An Apollo breakthrough, Unison technology nails the tone of these sought-after tube and solid state mic preamps - including their impedance, gain stage ''sweet spots,'' and component-level circuit behaviors.

The secret to Unison is its hardware-software integration between Apollo's mic preamps and its onboard UAD-2 processing. Simply place a selected tube or solid state preamp plug-in on your desired mic input, and record in real time through stunning emulations like the bundled UA 610-B Tube Preamp plug-in, or the Neve 1073 and API 212L.

Realtime Analog Classics Plus Bundle

With the included Realtime Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, you get a whole host of professional-quality plug-ins, including legendary compressors such as the 1176SE/LN Limiting Amplifiers and Fairchild 670 Legacy, Softube's stunning Amp Room Half-Stack and Bass Amp Room 8x10 guitar and bass amp emulations, the flexible and natural-sounding RealVerb Pro reverb, UA's landmark 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ plug-in, and much more besides.

Features:

Audio Interface

18 x 24 simultaneous input/output channels
Now compatible with Windows 10
Sample rates up to 192 kHz at 24-bit word length
Two Thunderbolt 2 ports facilitates daisy-chaining of other Thunderbolt devices
Cascade up to 4 Apollo interfaces and 6 UAD devices total over Thunderbolt (Mac)
Four high-resolution, ultra-transparent, digitally-controlled analog mic preamps
Unison™ technology for deep integration with UAD preamp and pedal plug-ins
Switchable low cut filter, 48V phantom power, pad, polarity inversion, and stereo linking
Digitally-controlled analog monitor outputs maintains highest fidelity
Two stereo headphone outputs with independent mix buses
Independent front panel volume controls for headphone outputs
Front panel pre-fader metering of monitor bus levels
S/PDIF outputs can be set to mirror the monitor outputs
Up to two alternate stereo monitor outputs selectable via front panel or Console software
Assignable front panel monitor function switch for alternate speakers, dim, & mono
UAD-2 Inside

DUO Core DSP with two SHARC® processors
Realtime UAD Processing on all analog and digital inputs via Console application
Console Recall plug-in saves Console configurations inside DAW sessions for easy recall
Same features and functionality as other UAD-2 devices when used with DAW
Can be combined with other UAD-2 devices for increased mixing DSP
Includes UAD Powered Plug-Ins ''Realtime Analog Classics Plus'' bundle
Complete UAD plug-ins library is available at the UA online store


System Requirements

Apple Mac computer with available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port
Mac OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion, 10.9.x Mavericks, or 10.10.x Yosemite
4 gigabytes available disk space
Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host DAW software
Thunderbolt cable (sold separately)

Price: 1,785.00 Inc VAT
Focusrite iTrack Solo USB Audio Interface (Lightning)

The Focusrite iTrack Solo is the easiest way to record instruments and vocals on your Lightning-compatible iPad. Simply plug into the Focusrite preamp and dedicated instrument input to start capturing your sound in pristine quality, using the very best in digital audio technology. Housed in a rugged aluminium, compact and lightweight case the iTrack Solo is the perfect companion for any singer-songwriter who wants to make exceptional demos on iPad, Mac or PC.


Award Winning Microphone Input

Focusrite microphone preamps capture exceptional sound quality in recording studios around the world. It has never been easier to simply plug in your electric, electro-acoustic or bass guitar and microphone and start recording your music in pristine quality.

Record On iPad, Mac and PC

You can now use your favourite software and apps to record songs, including GarageBand. The iTrack Solo interface now works with lightning-compatible iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina Display, iPad (4th Generation) and iPad Air.

The iTrack Solo Interface is powered by USB. During iPad operation, the supplied USB A-B cable must be used to connect the iTrack Solo to a USB power supply, such as the one included with iPad.

Compact and Tough

The solid aluminium case provides road-worthy protection for even the most adventurous musician.

Always Record At The Right Volume

Two lights surround the input level knobs, to let you know when you're recording at the correct level. The Halo signal indicators let you know when you have a good volume for recording meaning there's no guess work and the quality of your track isn't compromised. If the Halo turns red, the signal is clipping and the gain should be reduced. The Halo momentarily turns amber as the signal corrects itself, and then back to green letting you know everything is perfect again.

Connect Your Own Speakers

Your speakers connect directly to the outputs on the back panel, meaning you can listen to your music through your standard home speakers.

Mic Pre Masters

Focusrite are world renowned for the premium design and build quality of their microphone preamps, offering professional results for home and commercial recording. The Mic Pre Masters website provides video demonstrations and interactive audio stems which allow you to hear isolated tracks from recordings done exclusively through Focusrite preamps. The interactive demonstrations allow you to hear exactly how each preamp from the Focusrite range treats individual instrument elements to ensure you purchase the perfect interface for your desired application.

Mic Pre Masters Stems:

Clarett Demo
iTrack Demo
ISA Demo
Scarlett Demo
RedNet Demo
Features

Front Panel Headphone Output
Switchable Phantom Power For Condenser Microphones
Up To 96KHz Operation At 24 Bit When Used With PC or Mac
Large Speaker / Headphone Level Dial and ''Direct Monitor'' Function
Ableton Live Lite Recording Software For Use With iTrack Solo and PC or Mac
Scarlett Plug-in Suite: Make Your Song Sound The Best With Professional Plug-ins For PC and Mac

Price: 99.00 Inc VAT
Roland SBX-1 Multi Format Sync Box

Multi-format sync box for computers and electronic instruments with USB/MIDI, DIN SYNC, and CV/GATE.

The SBX-1 lets computers and electronic instruments communicate and synchronise with each other. It supports a vast array of both analog and digital devices through DIN SYNC, MIDI and USB, and any of these can be the master clock source. You can use the SBX-1 itself as the master sync and control your external devices with its rock-steady internal clock. With hands-on control over timing and groove, and support for CV/GATE, the SBX-1 is far from just an ordinary sync box.

Highlights

Simultaneous conversion between MIDI, DIN SYNC, and USB/MIDI
Control external devices with SBX-1 as the master sync source
Shuffle adds swing to patterns generated on devices without swing, such as TR-808 and TB-303
CV/GATE jacks introduce enormous creative possibilities
SYNC button corrects timing errors with a single press
Output up to three channels of triggers or LFOs with different characteristics
DIN SYNC supports both Sync24 and Sync48 compatible with a variety of rhythm machines
Works great with the TR-8 through optimised AUX jack
Runs on USB bus power or with AC adapter

Price: 199.00 Inc VAT