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Thunderbolt 2 Option Card

Thunderbolt 2 Option Card

Get a bandwidth and connectivity boost for your Apollo Interface.

The Thunderbolt 2 Option Card for Apollo and Apollo 16 audio interfaces provides blazing fast PCIe audio drivers, greater UAD plug-in instances, improved performance at higher sample rates, and reduced UAD plug-in latency versus Apollo’s standard FireWire connection. Compatible with Intel’s Thunderbolt technology on the latest generation of iMacs®, MacBook® Pros, MacBook Airs®, Mac minis, and Windows* systems, the Thunderbolt 2 Option Card offers unrivaled bandwidth and next-generation connectivity for the Apollo interface.

The user-installable Thunderbolt 2 Option Card includes two Thunderbolt ports, and easily slides into the expansion bay of Apollo. Bus power is provided to downstream Thunderbolt devices, allowing music producers to connect Thunderbolt peripherals in series with the Apollo interface — including hard drives, computer monitors, and 4K displays.

Now You Can:

Add unrivaled bandwidth and next-generation connectivity to your Apollo interface.

Get more UAD plug-in instances, improved performance at higher sample rates, and reduced UAD plug-in latency

Connect Thunderbolt peripherals in series with the Apollo interface — including hard drives, computer monitors, and 4K displays

Provide bus power to downstream Thunderbolt devices

* For full Windows compatibility requirements, click here.

Key Features

User-installable Thunderbolt 2 Option Card for all Apollo rackmount models

Enables Thunderbolt 2 connectivity for Apollo and Apollo 16 FireWire models

Get compatibility with Universal Audio’s free LUNA Recording System

Blazing-fast PCIe audio drivers and rock-solid performance versus FireWire

Two Thunderbolt 2 ports for convenient daisy-chaining of Apollos or peripherals

Provides bus power to downstream Thunderbolt 1 and 2 peripherals

Easy user installation – tool and instructions included

Thunderbolt 2 cable sold separately

To see full system requirements, click here.

Customer Reviews

Thunderbolt 2 Option Card

Overall Rating

G. Nadeau

April 5, 2020

L'EXCELLENCE

Installation rapide , efficace et productive. Merveilleux UAD

K. Aji

January 30, 2019

excellent

easy simple setup on my silver apollo quad & works flawlessly in windows 10

A. Christie

December 19, 2018

As it should be...

Install was super simple, connection dead easy, operation is superb...job done.

H.B.

April 9, 2018

Works Great

Simple and easy.