Thursday, April 11, 2013

UA Apollo 16 and AMS rmx16 plugin announced at MusikMesse 2013

Musikmesse 2013 is in full swing in Frankfurt, Germany and Universal Audio announced their brand new Apollo 16. Two Apollo 16s can be cascaded to give you up to 32 Ins and Outs with full access to the UAD-2 plugins during tracking and mixing. 

Apollo 16 Features

• UA’s flagship FireWire/Thunderbolt-ready audio interface for Mac and Windows 7*

• 16 x 16 analog I/O via DB-25 connectors — ideal for mixing consoles, outboard preamps, etc.

• Realtime UAD-2 QUAD processing for low-latency (sub-2ms) tracking and mixing w/ UAD Powered Plug-Ins**

• Thunderbolt Option Card for next-generation connectivity to compatible Macs (sold separately)

• Four stereo Cue mixes with fully assignable outputs

• Multi-unit cascading over MADI merges two Apollo 16 units for 32 x 32 analog I/O

• PT Mode allows easy insertion of outboard analog hardware in Pro Tools**

• Virtual I/O feature for Realtime UAD Processing of virtual instruments and DAW tracks

• Includes dedicated XLR monitor outs and stereo AES-EBU digital I/O

• Includes “Analog Classics” plug-ins: LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN Limiting Amplifier, and Pultec EQP-1A EQ

• Full recall of interface settings in DAW sessions via Console Recall plug-in (VST/RTAS/AU)

• Full compatibility with UAD-2 DSP Accelerator systems

Read more here

UA is also releasing the AMS rmx16 reverb for the UAD-2 Platform. 

The rmx16 has many die-hard audio fans who will be happy to hear this. Also if your lucky enough to actually own one of these units AMS-Neve can service it for you.