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Vintage King Offers Trade-In Program For New Apollo Interfaces

Posted on February 22, 2016 by Eric Allen There have been 14 comment(s)


Since the initial release of the Apollo Thunderbolt, the pro audio world has raved about the interface's sound and ability to streamline a user's workflow in the studio. With the recent creation of the next generation of Apollo Thunderbolts, Universal Audio has once again changed the game, improving the interface based on quality customer feedback.

To make life easier for Apollo owners who want to upgrade to the new interfaces, we have created an exclusive trade-in program*. We will be accepting the Apollo Duo, Apollo Duo with Thunderbolt card, Quad, Apollo Quad with Thunderbolt card, Apollo 16 (Silver) and Apollo 16 (Silver) with Thunderbolt card. Using the credit from trading-in these units, customers will be able to upgrade to the Apollo 8 Duo, Apollo 8 Quad, Apollo 8P Quad and Apollo 16 (Black).

To explain why the new Apollos are leading the charge of audio interfaces, we went straight to the source, Universal Audio. Check out the exclusive video below featuring UA's Director of Product Management Lev Perrey, as he explains the Apollo's upgraded converters, monitor functions, connectivity and more.

Trading In Your Old Apollo Is Easy!

Interested in moving up to the next generation of Apollo interfaces? We make the process of trading in your old Apollo as easy as possible. Simply fill out the form below, submit photos of your old interface and we will contact you regarding your unit.

*The Vintage King Apollo trade-in offer ends on March 31st, 2016.

This post was posted in News and Events, Product News

  • I also have a twin solo that i want to trade in if that is possible


    Posted on February 23, 2016 at 11:31 am

  • Justin says:

    So the UA trade in does not include the Appollo Twin. Does this mean I got the lowest end of the Apollo range?

    Posted on February 23, 2016 at 1:11 pm

  • Josh says:


    We were wondering if this was a free upgrade or not. I am guessing the upgrade from the quad to the 8p might be more expensive. If so, we might just consider the normal Apollo 8 Quad.

    We got the Apollo Quad, with the 4 mic pre's, about a year ago. It works great, and has done everything we needed it to. However if there is a possibility we can upgrade to the 8p, for 8 mic preamps, that would be a huge and beneficial upgrade.

    Thank you for getting back to us!

    Posted on February 23, 2016 at 1:53 pm

  • Eric says:

    Hey Josh, the upgrade isn't free, but we can give you a great deal if you do want to upgrade from the Apollo Quad to the 8P. It will be more costly to go with the 8P, but you're right, it is a big step forward and can really help your studio space.

    Posted on February 23, 2016 at 2:40 pm

  • Eric says:

    If you fill out the form, a sales team member will reach out to you and you can certainly talk to them about including your Twin Solo in your trade.

    Posted on February 23, 2016 at 2:44 pm

  • Eric says:

    Trading in a rack-mount Apollo will get you the best savings on upgrading to a new Apollo interface, but we do except gear trades of all shapes and sizes. Feel free to fill out the form and someone from our sales team will let you know the trade value of your Apollo Twin.

    Posted on February 23, 2016 at 2:55 pm

  • I currently have the Apollo 16 and an extremely interested in the trade in for the newest version. Where can we see prices and information about the cost?

    Posted on February 24, 2016 at 3:59 am

  • Eric says:

    If you fill out the form, one of our sales team members will contact you with the pricing.

    Posted on February 24, 2016 at 9:26 am

  • Donnie says:

    How long will it take for someone to get back with me after I've submitted the form?

    Posted on March 3, 2016 at 11:44 am

  • Eric says:

    Hey Donnie! Someone from our team reached out to you via email last night. Check it out and thanks for submitting for the Apollo trade-in program.

    Posted on March 7, 2016 at 11:36 am

  • how long does it take to get the offer?

    Posted on March 27, 2016 at 8:33 am

  • Eric says:

    It should only take a couples of days, I'll pass on your name to our sales team to make sure they get back to you as soon as possible.

    Posted on March 28, 2016 at 3:58 pm

  • I filled out the form on this page when the program was first announced, included the pictures of my unit and all. However, I still haven't received any additional information about the trade in program.

    Posted on April 5, 2016 at 12:56 am

  • Eric says:

    Hey Daniel, thanks for letting us know that you haven't been contacted yet. I passed your info onto our Sales Coordinator and they will have someone reach out to you very soon.

    Posted on April 5, 2016 at 9:41 am

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