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Universal Audio Releases Immersive Audio Support for Apollo x16 Interfaces
Monitoring up to 9.1.6 now supported for creating immersive mixes with Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D, Sony 360 Reality Audio, and more
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • MARCH 22, 2023 — Universal Audio Inc. (UA), a worldwide leader in audio production tools including Apollo and Volt audio interfaces, UAD plug-ins, UA mics, and UAFX guitar products, is proud to announce the release of UAD Software 10.2.3, featuring 16-channel immersive audio monitoring support with Apollo x16 for Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D, Sony 360 Reality Audio, and others.
This free update includes all-new Monitor Controls, Calibration, and Metering windows in Apollo’s Console application, turning Apollo x16 into an affordable immersive audio mixing and monitoring solution up to 9.1.6.
Apollo x16 is the industry-standard recording studio centerpiece, seamlessly connecting to outboard analog gear and mixing consoles. With 16 channels of elite-class A/D and D/A and Realtime UAD HEXA Core processing, Apollo x16 gives producers access to over 200 plug-ins exclusively from the UAD library.
Apollo x16 Key Features:
- NEW: Control 16-channel immersive audio mixes for Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D, Sony 360 Reality Audio, and others
- 18 x 20 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 KHz conversion (backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 1 & 2 on Mac)
- HEXA Core Realtime UAD Processing for tracking through UAD plug-ins at near-zero latency, regardless of audio buffer size
- Selectable +24 dBu operation for easy compatibility with professional mixing consoles and tape machines
- Combine up to 4 Thunderbolt-equipped Apollos and 6 total UAD devices
- Includes the "Realtime Analog Classics Plus" UAD plug-in bundle. Other UAD plug-ins sold separately.
- Convenient front panel monitoring functions including Alt Speakers, Talkback mic, and assignable Dim or Mono
- Uncompromising UA analog design, superior components, and premium build quality
*Apollo x16 includes the “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” UAD plug-in bundle. Other UAD plug-ins sold separately at www.uaudio.com. All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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About Universal Audio Inc.
Universal Audio (UA) is a pioneer in audio and music production tools, with a rich 60-year history of craftsmanship and innovation. UA today enables millions of audio and music creators worldwide, with industry‑standard Apollo and Volt recording interfaces, UAD plug‑ins, UAFX pedals, advanced audio machine learning, LUNA recording suite, and UA Custom Shop hardware. UA is headquartered in Scotts Valley, California, with passionate employees worldwide — united by our goal of "Inspiring Sound for Generations."
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