Right name for this card: "UAD-PlugIn section Thunderbolt Option Card". The audio I/O is still at FW800 speeds even with this card installed. On the UA homepage there is' nowhere a clearly reference on that fact. (only clever circumscribed)
When I buy a "Thunderbolt option card" I expect a Thunderbolt connection for the whole interface. If this is' not so this fact needs to be mentioned!
I wrote to the support if there is' any chance to solve this issue with an update. The answer: "Can you let me know exactly what isn't working with the Apollo?" Exactly: my apollo is' still a FireWire interface after an extra 500 Euro invest!
If audio I/O could reach TB speeds with an update: 5 stars. If not it's too expensive and not honestly advertised.
i like this interface but in truth i have realized no real gains from my old saffire pro26i/o and there is a latency issue. i am a drummer and things like that bother me so when i record real audio i move it over so it is in time . a pain in the ass but some of the ua plug ins are nice