Universal Audio Apollo x4 Heritage Edition Review (April 2024)


Last updated on April 13, 2024 1:34 pm Details


In this review post we’re going to be discussing the Universal Audio Apollo x4 Heritage Edition, including an overview of its unique features.

Product Description

  • A special edition of UA’s acclaimed Apollo x4 interface — with a premium suite of 10 award-winning plug-in titles from Helios, Fairchild, Teletronix, Pultec, UA, and more — a $2,400 value
  • Elite-class A/D and D/A conversion derived from Apollo X rackmount interfaces paired with 4 Unison mic preamps deliver stunning models of classic tube and transformer-based mic preamps and guitar amps
  • 4 Unison mic preamps offer stunning models of classic tube and transformer-based mic preamps and guitar amps
  • UAD QUAD Core Processing for tracking through vintage compressors, EQs, tape machines, mic preamps, and guitar amp plug-ins with near-zero latency
  • Produce with LUNA Recording System — a fully-integrated recording application made for Apollo (Mac only)
  • Runs UAD Powered Plug-Ins via VST, AU, and AAX 64 in all major DAWs, including Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Cubase, Ableton Live, and more
  • Dual front-panel Unison-enabled Hi-Z instrument inputs and headphone outs
  • Built-in Talkback mic and dedicated monitor functionality including monitor remote functions and Mono, Mute, DIM, and ALT monitor controls
  • Up to 8 channels of additional digital input via optical ADAT/SPDIF
  • Also includes “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” UAD plug-in bundle featuring UA 610-B Tube Preamp, Legacy Pultec EQ, additional LA-2A and 1176 compressors, Marshall Plexi Classic, Ampeg SVT-VR Classic, and more

Product Features

Pros & Cons


  • Strong build
  • Reasonable price
  • Extremely dependable
  • Favorable customer review ratings
  • Worth the investment
  • Fantastic sound quality
  • Best suited for studio recording and live performance


  • Large in size
  • Rather expensive
  • Alternative products which may be better expensive
  • Mixed customer reviews

Universal Audio Apollo x4 Heritage Edition Demo

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Our Verdict

Where to Buy

The best place to buy this product has to be Amazon, due to their competitive pricing and fantastic customer service.

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Additional information

Item Weight

5.68 pounds

Product Dimensions

11 x 8 x 5 inches

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Date First Available

November 21, 2020

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