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Universal Audio Arrow Thunderbolt Audio Interface

Desktop 2x4 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with Realtime UAD-2 SOLO Core Processing for Mac and Windows, including the Realtime Analog Classics Plus UAD plug-in bundle

Product Description

The Universal Audio Arrow offers the same high-quality sound and plug-in compatibility as the larger Apollo series modules but with an elegant sleek design, Thunderbolt-3 bus powered interface and friendlier price point.

Arrow is the perfect interface for the producer on the go. Unison technology allows you to model some of the industries leading preamps from Neve, Manley, Universal Audio, API and SSL. The two onboard Unison enabled mic preamps allow you to record through UAD-2 platform plug-ins with near-zero latency up to 24-bit/192 kHz no matter your hardware buffer setting.

The two Unison preamps are equipped to receive mic or line level signals. A line level input for channel one is also conveniently located on the front panel, utilizing Unison technology with the amp simulations turning the Arrow into a variety of classic guitar and bass amplifiers.

The UAD-2 library offers more than 100 plug-in emulations of the industries leading gear. UAD-2 plug-ins are featured on countless hit records and used by some of today’s top producers, artist, tracking and mixing engineers including Greg Wells, Dr. Dre, Andrew Scheps and Tom-Lord-Alge.


  • Desktop 2x4 Thunderbolt 3-powered audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion
  • Unison mic preamp and guitar amp emulations from Neve, API, Manley, Marshall, Fender, and more
  • Realtime UAD Processing allows near-zero latency tracking with classic UAD plug-in effects, regardless of software buffer setting
  • Includes studio compressors, EQs, reverbs, and guitar amp emulations, and more as part of “Realtime Analog Classics” bundle
  • Bus-powered connection to Mac and Windows systems for easy portability and reduced cable clutter
  • Requires Thunderbolt cable (not included)

Product Specifications

Condition New
Chassis Desktop
Analog Inputs 2
Input Connectors 1/4-inch TRS, XLR Combo Jack TRS
Analog Outputs 2
Output Connectors 1/4-inch TRS
Computer Connection Thunderbolt
Number of Preamps 2
Maximum Sampling Rate 192 kHz

Product Reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Great experience!

By Jennifer M on January 31, 2020

I don't like how it draws its power from my laptop. The plug ins are also annoying. Other than that, I love the preamps and it does its job well!

By Cole P on February 9, 2019

Nice baby!! It’s really useful interface for traveling!

By Leslie L on February 7, 2019

i use the arrow for couple months now and im still amazed how good this little thing sounds...over the years i always tried to have my portable studio...starting with my vs-1680 in the late 90'S till now..and this little beast is my dream come true..you can track with high quality plugins in real time with no latency...and like i said the sound quality is way up there...who cares if its been made on a laptop ...if its good...in a near future i can see a line of arrow with his thunderbolt 3 , bus powered , the option of duo or quad ...im pretty sure this would happen....

By joemoe on August 31, 2018

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