With NAMM 2018 fast approaching, Universal Audio just launched its new Arrow audio interface at CES, one of the most popular conferences, and it seems to be pretty compelling. presenting a layout that’s just like the corporation’s better stop Apollo collection of interfaces, the Arrow comes with a easy and clean all-aluminum chassis.

The Arrow is Universal Audio’s most affordable audio interface, coming in at only $499.99. That’s a not so insignificant price difference between it and the Solo — the entry-level interface from its Apollo line that starts at $699.99.

Arrow Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Recording Audio Interface Features

The use of Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, the Arrow is an modern recording audio interface that sits to your laptop. It really works with Mac and Windows to supply incredible audio conversion. moreover, the Arrow capabilities two Unison mic preamps and a collection of onboard UAD plug-ins to create album great sound. along side the covered Realtime Analog conventional plug-ins, you could also use UAD Powered Plug-Ins in actual time without draining your computer’s CPU. With its built-in UAD-2 SOLO core processor and Unison generation, you can record with preferred audio tools at almost zero latency. Furthermore, the Arrow functions an all-metallic production so that you can effortlessly create even as at the move. Plus at just 2×4, this compact audio interface suits readily in your bag.

Universal Audio Arrow 2×4 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface

Arrow Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Recording Audio Interface Specs

All aluminum, portable chassis
UAD-2 Solo Core DSP
Near-Zero Latency Performance
14 included UAD plug-ins with option to purchase more
Multifunction rotary encoder wheel
Front panel buttons for input, hi-pass filter, phantom power, 20 dB pad, polarity inversion, and step linking
Thunderbolt 3 connectivity
Unison Mic Preamps
2 XLR inputs with high-class 24/192 A/D converters
2 (left and right) monitor outputs
Front-facing 1/4″ headphone output
Front-facing 1/4″ Hi-Z guitar input
$499.99 price point