Universal Audio Thunderbolt 2 Option Card

Dual-port Thunderbolt PCIe card for Apollo and Apollo 16 audio interfaces


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Add on one of these incredible plug-in bundles to get your favorite Universal Audio plug-ins when you buy any eligible Apollo or UAD Satellite card from Westlake Pro.

Boost the bandwidth, plug-in count, and performance of your Apollo or Apollo 16 interface with the Thunderbolt 2 Option Card

The Thunderbolt 2 Option Card is a PCIe card for Universal Audio Apollo and Apollo 16 audio interfaces that’s compatible with Intel’s Thunderbolt technology on the latest generation of iMacs, MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, and Mac minis. The Thunderbolt 2 Option Card offers wide bandwidth, greater UAD plug-in instances, improved performance at higher sample rates, and reduced UAD plug-in latency versus Apollo’s standard FireWire connection. The user-installable Thunderbolt 2 Option Card provides two Thunderbolt ports for cascadability, and easily slides into the expansion bay of the Apollo. Bus power is provided to downstream Thunderbolt devices, allowing you to connect Thunderbolt peripherals, including hard drives, computer monitors, and 4K displays.

Universal Audio Thunderbolt 2 Option Card in one take:

  • Enables Thunderbolt connectivity for Apollo and Apollo 16 Audio Interfaces on Thunderbolt-equipped Macs
  • Blazing-fast PCIe audio drivers and rock-solid performance
  • Provides greater UAD plug-in instances, improved performance at higher sample rates, and reduced plug-in latency versus FireWire
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports supply bus power for convenient daisy-chaining of peripherals such as hard drives and displays, including 4K monitors
  • Easy user installation tool and instructions included
  • Requires an Apollo or Apollo 16 audio interface available from authorized dealers worldwide
  • Thunderbolt cable sold separately

Select from Core, Custom, and Ultimate 5 Software Packages

The UAD-2 Satellite ships with the Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, while Custom packages include the Analog Classics Plus bundle plus a choice of any two, three, six, or 10 individual UAD plug-ins of your choice depending on which Custom bundle you choose. With Custom bundles, you’ll save anywhere from close to 60% up to 70%, and 80% on the Ultimate 5 bundle, which includes all 89 UA-developed plug-ins up to and including UAD software 9.0.

With the ever-increasing demands of code-heavy plug-ins and higher track counts, what interface couldn’t do with a little boost. For more information, call or chat online with your Westlake Pro sales consultant today.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 2 in

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