Universal Audio Ships Thunderbolt 3 Option Card for Apollo Audio Interfaces

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    Now shipping! The Thunderbolt 3 Option Card delivers high bandwidth, low latency connectivity for Apollos to Thunderbolt 3-equipped Mac and Windows systems. Ready to upgrade? Priced at $499, The card is compatible with Intel’s new Thunderbolt 3 technology on the latest Mac and Windows computers. The user-installable Thunderbolt 3 Option Card includes two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, and easily slides into the expansion bay of Apollo 8, Apollo 8p, and Apollo 16 MkII audio interfaces. Bus power is provided to all downstream Thunderbolt 3 peripherals, allowing music producers to connect devices in series with the Apollo interface — including additional Apollo or Arrow interfaces, UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt devices, hard drives, monitor displays, and more. Here are some of the features;

    • User-installable Thunderbolt 3 Option card for Apollo rackmount interfaces
    • Two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports for daisy-chaining Apollos or peripherals
    • Provides 15W bus power to downstream Thunderbolt peripherals
    • Thunderbolt 3 bandwidth delivers up to 40 Gbps for connecting hard drives, dual 4K monitors, and more
    • Requires macOS Sierra/High Sierra or Windows 10 w/Anniversary (64-bit Edition)

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