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Universal Audio Arrow Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Audio Interface

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Latest addition to Universal Audio’s UAD2 family of products, the Universal Arrow is the first bus-powered portable audio interface for Mac and PC thanks to its Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. The built-in SOLO UAD2 DSP power allows for mixing and editing in any situation – on the road, on a plane or in bed!

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The small form factor packs enough I/O for tracking on the go. Two Unision technology microphone preamps (one DI) offer unparalleled real-time near-zero latency emulation of classic preamps and guitar amps so you can record a performance with the feel and tone of the original gear.

Included with Arrow is the classic UA 610-B Tube Preamp and Marshall® Plexi plug-ins. You can then add more plug ins at any time using Universal's online store.

*The Universal Arrow is compatible only with Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt cables have to be purchased separately.

Funky Junk After Sales Installation Support

Once you have purchased your interface we will provide you will after sales support for installation, configuration and debugging to ensure that you get up and running as quickly as possible.

We have experienced engineers with over 25 years of experience backed up by an in-house technical department.

Universal Audio Arrow Features

  • Desktop 2x4 Thunderbolt 3-powered audio interface with class-leading 24-bit/192 kHz audio conversion
  • Unison mic preamp technology provides the tone, touch and feel of the world’s most sought-after tube and transformer-based mic preamps and guitar amplifiers 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 the “Realtime Analog Classics” bundle (14 UAD Plug-Ins, see below for details).
  • Bus-powered connection to modern Mac and Windows systems for easy portability and reduced cable clutter

Realtime UAD-2 Plug-In Processing 

Using the same technology as Universal Audio’s Apollo interfaces, the Universal Audio Arrow opens up a range of classic analogue colour via its Realtime UAD Processing. Featuring an on-board UAD-2 SOLO Core processor, Arrow lets you monitor and record through the full library of over 100 UAD Powered Plug-Ins.

Plug-ins included with the Universal Arrow

  • UA 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ
  • Marshall® Plexi Classic Guitar Amp 
  • Precision Delay Modulation
  • Precision Delay Modulation L
  • Precision Reflection Engine
  • Precision Channel Strip
  • Pultec® EQP-1A EQ Legacy
  • Pultec® Pro EQ Legacy
  • Raw Distortion Guitar Pedal
  • Realverb Pro
  • Softube Bass Amp Room 8x10
  • Teletronix®LA-2A Compressor Legacy
  • UA 1176LN® Compressor Legacy
  • UA 1176SE Compressor Legacy

Explore more UAD Powered Plug Ins

Apart from the included Realtime Analog Classic plug-ins included with the Arrow you can then access a whole world of UAD powered plug-ins available from the Universal Audio online store.

These include vintage reverbs, compressors, Tape machine, equalisers, effects and a whole lot more.

More UAD-2 plug ins for the Universal Audio Arrow Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Audio Interface

With plug ins from API, Neve, SSL, Little Labs, Ampex, Studer, Lexicon, Fender and much more making your Arrow interface the complete studio package for tracking and mixing within you DAW.

Universal Audio Special Offers

Universal Arrow's System requirements

  • Mac or PC computer with available Thunderbolt 3 via USB-C port
  • Thunderbolt 3 cable (sold separately)
  • (Mac) macOS 10.12 Sierra or 10.13 High Sierra
  • (Win) Windows 10 w/Anniversary Update (64-Bit Edition)
  • 6 gigabytes available storage
  • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
  • Quad Core i7 or better processor recommended

Introducing the Universal Audio Arrow.