Universal Audio - Apollo Thunderbolt 3 Option Card

Thunderbolt Option/Expansion Card for Universal Audio Apollo Series Recording Interfaces.
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Ultra high-bandwidth connection for Apollo rackmount interfaces.

The Thunderbolt 3 Option Card for rackmount Apollo audio interfaces allows music and audio producers to connect their Apollo directly to compatible Mac or Windows systems using Thunderbolt 3. This user-installable card offers two Thunderbolt 3 ports, and provides 15W bus power to all downstream Thunderbolt 3 peripherals — perfect for daisy-chaining additional Apollo interfaces and UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerators, modern storage solutions, 4K displays, and more.


Add the latest generation Thunderbolt 3 connectivity to your rackmount Apollo interface

Get two Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining Apollos or other peripherals

Supply 40 Gbps bandwidth for peripherals including 4K displays and hard drives

Provide 15W bus power to downstream Thunderbolt devices


Key Features

User-installable Thunderbolt 3 Option card for Apollo rackmount interfaces

Two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports for daisy-chaining Apollos or peripherals

Thunderbolt 3 delivers up to 40 Gbps for high bandwidth peripherals such as dual 4K displays and hard drives

Provides 15W bus power to downstream Thunderbolt peripherals

Requires macOS Sierra/High Sierra or Windows 10 w/Fall Creators Update (64-bit Edition)

System Requirements


Available Thunderbolt 1, 2, or 3 port

Thunderbolt 1 and 2 connections require an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter (not included)

macOS 10.12 Sierra, 10.13 High Sierra, 10.14 Mojave, or 10.15 Catalina


Available Thunderbolt 3 port

Windows 10 (64-Bit Edition)


Apollo Audio Interface (Rack Model)

Thunderbolt 3 cable (not included)

Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug?ins

6 gigabytes available storage

Quad Core i7 or better processor recommended

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