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4 November 2016: UNIVERSAL AUDIO ANNOUNCES THUNDERBOLT COMPATIBILITY FOR WINDOWS 10 SYSTEMS

Posted by Universal Audio on 4 November 2016
4 November 2016: UNIVERSAL AUDIO ANNOUNCES THUNDERBOLT COMPATIBILITY FOR WINDOWS 10 SYSTEMS

Universal Audio is pleased to announce Thunderbolt compatibility for Windows 10 users and Console 2 for Apollo FireWire users as part of UAD Software v9.0.

Now, Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo Twin, Apollo 8 (DUO and QUAD), Apollo 8p, Apollo 16, and Apollo FireWire audio interfaces, as well as UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt devices can all be connected to Windows 10 computers that include a Thunderbolt 3 connection (qualified Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt adapter required).*

Also released in UAD software v9.0 is Console 2 for Apollo and Apollo 16 FireWire interfaces. With improved functionality over the original Console app, Console 2 gives Apollo FireWire users a host of new features, including drag-and-drop plug-in arranging and custom channel strip settings designed by top producers and engineers including Darrell Thorp (Beck, Radiohead), Dave Isaac (Prince, Eric Clapton), Jeff Balding (Taylor Swift, Megadeth), and more.*

Thunderbolt Compatibility for Windows 10 Systems Key Features

  • All Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo and UAD-2 devices now available to Windows 10 users with Thunderbolt 3 PCs
  • Allows current PC-based Apollo and Apollo 16 FireWire users to upgrade their rigs to Thunderbolt speed and stability with UA's Thunderbolt Option Card
  • Compatible with Windows 10 64-bit only
  • PCs must be equipped with Thunderbolt 3 via USB-C (older Thunderbolt systems are not supported)

Console 2 for Apollo FireWire Key Features

  • High resolution resizable software interface for all Apollo models
  • Channel Strip presets lets users see, save, and recall UAD plug-in chains
  • New UAD plug-in categories and individual Show/Hide functionality
  • Enhanced plug-in features such as preset auditioning and drag & drop functionality
  • Per-input Record/Monitor effect switching
  • Multi-level Undo and Redo for plug-in assignments and parameters

* For more information about these new features, please visit help.uaudio.com

Author: Universal Audio
Tags: Music Technology Universal Audio News

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