Apollo and Satellite Data Cable Guide

Learn about what type of cable you'll need to connect your Apollo interface to your macOS computer or Windows PC using this handy guide.

Apollo Twin X USB

Computer Cable
Windows PC (USB Type-C Port)
Windows PC USB4 (Type-C Port) 

USB-IF Certified USB SuperSpeed Type-C Cable

  or

Thunderbolt 3 Cable (Passive type only)
USB 4 cable Type-C to Type-C  (up to 2m)

Windows PC (USB 3.0 Type-A Port) USB SuperSpeed Type-C to Type-A Cable

 

Apollo Twin USB

Computer Cable
Windows PC (USB Type-C Port)
Windows PC USB4 (Type-C Port) 
USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-B
Windows PC (USB 3.0 Type-A Port) USB 3.0 Type-A to Type-B (included with Apollo Twin USB)


Apollo Solo USB

Computer Cable
Windows PC (USB Type-C Port)
Windows PC USB4 (Type-C Port) 

USB-IF Certified USB SuperSpeed Type-C Cable

  or

Thunderbolt 3 Cable (Passive type only)
USB 4 cable Type-C to Type-C (up to 2m)

Windows PC (USB 3.0 Type-A Port) USB SuperSpeed Type-C to Type-A Cable

 

Apollo Solo

Computer Cable
Mac with Thunderbolt 3 Thunderbolt 3 Cable (Active or Passive)
USB 4 cable Type-C to Type-C (supports Thunderbolt 3)
Windows PC (Thunderbolt 3) Thunderbolt 3 Cable (Active or Passive)
USB 4 cable Type-C to Type-C (supports Thunderbolt 3) (up to 2m)

 

Apollo X Series

Apollo x8p, x8, x6, x4 and Twin X 

Computer Adapter (if needed) Cable
Mac with Thunderbolt 3    Thunderbolt 3 Cable (Active or Passive)
USB 4 Cable Type-C to Type-C (supports Thunderbolt 3)
Mac with Thunderbolt 1 or 2 Apple TB2 to TB3 Adapter Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)
Windows PC (Thunderbolt 3)   Thunderbolt 3 Cable (Active or Passive)
USB 4 Cable Type-C to Type-C (supports Thunderbolt 3) (up to 2m)

 

Satellite (Thunderbolt 3 models)

Computer Adapter (if needed) Cable
Mac with Thunderbolt 3    Thunderbolt 3 Cable (Active or Passive)
USB 4 Cable Type-C to Type-C (supports Thunderbolt 3)
Mac with Thunderbolt 1 or 2 Apple TB2 to TB3 Adapter Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)
Windows PC (Thunderbolt 3)   Thunderbolt 3 Cable (Active or Passive)
USB 4 Cable Type-C to Type-C (supports Thunderbolt 3) (up to 2m)

 

Apollo MkII Racks

Apollo 16 MkII, 8p MkII, and 8 MkII

Computer Adapter (if needed) Cable
Mac with Thunderbolt 3 Apple TB2 to TB3 Adapter Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)
Mac with Thunderbolt 1 or 2   Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)
Windows PC (Thunderbolt 3) Startech TB2 to TB3 Adapter Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)

 

Apollo Twin (Thunderbolt 2 Models)

Apollo Twin and Apollo Twin MkII

Computer Adapter (if needed) Cable
Mac with Thunderbolt 3 Apple TB2 to TB3 Adapter Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)
Mac with Thunderbolt 1 or 2   Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)
Windows PC (Thunderbolt 3) Startech TB2 to TB3 Adapter Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)

 

Satellite (Thunderbolt 2 Models)

Computer Adapter (if needed) Cable
Mac with Thunderbolt 3 Apple TB2 to TB3 Adapter Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)
Mac with Thunderbolt 1 or 2   Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)
Windows PC (Thunderbolt 3) Startech TB2 to TB3 Adapter Thunderbolt 2 Cable (Copper or Optical)

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