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Founded in 1958 by Bill Putnam Sr., the Universal Audio name has been synonymous with innovative recording products since its inception. A favorite engineer of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ray Charles and more, the late Bill Putnam Sr. was a passionate innovator who is widely regarding as the father of modern recording with many of his legendary studio and equipment designs still in use today. Universal Audio was re-founded in 1999 by Bill's sons, James Putnam and Bill Putnam Jr., with two main goals: to faithfully reproduce classic analog recording equipment in the tradition of their father; and to design new digital recording tools in with the sound and spirit of vintage analog technology. With nearly 80 employees and more than a decade of rapid growth, Universal Audio (UA) is today headquartered near the Silicon Valley, in Scotts Valley, California where our classic analog gear is still hand-built, one unit at a time. Of course, analog is only half the story. At Universal Audio, we employ the world's brightest DSP engineers and digital modeling authorities to develop our award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform, featuring the most authentic analog emulation plug-ins in the industry. Software or hardware, every UA product is backed by a 50-year legacy of innovation, superlative quality, and technical passion.


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Universal Audio Apollo 8 Duo

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$2,550.00
Thunderbolt cable not included.From the people that brought you the world's most popular recording interface - the Apollo - comes the stunning new Apollo 8 Duo by Universal Audio!The UA Apollo 8 is a fresh new look on the Apollo approach, bringing you brilliantly enhanced sound with the tone/feel/flow...

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Universal Audio Apollo Twin Duo MK2

Staff Pick - Ships 2-3 days
$1,150.00
Thunderbolt cable not included.Apollo Twin MkII is a ground-up redesign of the worlds most popular professional desktop recording interface for Mac and Windows - delivering enhanced audio conversion with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording.Built upon UAs 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship,...

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Universal Audio Apollo Twin Duo MK2 (Open Box)

Staff Pick - Ships 2-3 days
$1,150.00
Thunderbolt cable not included. Was only been out of box for a couple of hours, still ready to be registered!Apollo Twin MkII is a ground-up redesign of the worlds most popular professional desktop recording interface for Mac and Windows - delivering enhanced audio conversion with the tone, feel, and...

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Universal Audio Apollo Twin Quad MK2

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$1,650.00
Thunderbolt cable not included.Apollo Twin MkII is a ground-up redesign of the worlds most popular professional desktop recording interface for Mac and Windows - delivering enhanced audio conversion with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording.Built upon UAs 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship,...

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Universal Audio Apollo Twin Solo MK2

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$895.00
Apollo Twin MkII is a ground-up redesign of the worlds most popular professional desktop recording interface for Mac and Windows - delivering enhanced audio conversion with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording.Built upon UAs 60-year heritage of audio craftsmanship, Apollo Twin MkII starts with...

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Universal Audio Apollo Dual Thunderbolt Card

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$650.00
The Thunderbolt Option Card for the Apollo audio interface provides greater UAD plug-in instances, improved performance at higher sample rates, and reduced UAD plug-in latency versus Apollos standard FireWire connection. Compatible with Intels new Thunderbolt technology on the latest generation of iMacs...

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Universal Audio Apollo 8 Quad

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$3,195.00
Thunderbolt cable not included.From the people that brought you the world's most popular recording interface - the Apollo - comes the stunning new Apollo 8 Quad by Universal Audio!The UA Apollo 8 is a fresh new look on the Apollo approach, bringing you brilliantly enhanced sound with the tone/feel/flow...

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Universal Audio Arrow

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$650.00
Shape your recordings into records - with genuine UA audio conversion and a studio full of classic vocal, guitar, and mixing tools. Featuring class-leading Universal Audio conversion, two Unison mic preamps, and a suite of built-in effects, Arrow puts album-quality recording on your desktop. This 2x4...

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Universal Audio 4-710d Twin-Finity

Ships 2-3 days
$2,550.00

The Universal- Audio 4-710d four-channel microphone pre-amplifier is a new generation product, ideal for a wide selection of microphones and instruments. UA has given this hybrid pre-amp a 310V Class A single-ended triode tube pre-amp and a separate Class A FET solid state pre-amp circuit. Giving...


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Universal Audio 6176 Channel Strip

Ships 2-3 days
$3,195.00
The Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip combines the alluring, all-tube sounds of the legendary Bill Putnam-designed 610 microphone preamp, with the signature FET compression of our 1176LN, to create the ultimate recording channel strip.The warm, smooth tones of this mic preamp design employed...

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