Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators Now Shipping

The good folks at UA tell us the rich analog sound of UAD Powered Plug-Ins are now widely available over USB 3 for Windows-based PCs. All non-Mac users can now wave their hands in the air!  

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • June 29, 2016 — Universal Audio, a leading manufacturer of professional audio recording hardware and software, is proud to announce that the new line of UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators is now available worldwide.

UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators are a sleek, powerful way for professional producers and engineers to supercharge their Windows-based workstations and run larger mixes filled with rich, DSP-intensive plug-ins. These desktop-friendly units provide full access to UAD Powered Plug-Ins, including exclusive plug-ins from Studer, Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, SSL, and more. 

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB

Available in QUAD or OCTO models with a choice of four or eight SHARC processors, UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators can also be integrated alongside UAD-2 PCIe cards, UAD-2 Satellite FireWire, and the Apollo Twin USB desktop interface for unparalleled mixing power. 

For an immediate out-of-the-box mixing experience, UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators are available in Core, Custom, and Ultimate software packages. The Core package includes the Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, while Custom adds a choice of any three additional UAD plug-ins at registration. The Satellite USB OCTO Ultimate is UA’s flagship package, and includes more than 83 UA-developed plug-ins — up to and including UAD software v8.4.

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB.

Key Features

  • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via USB 3 on Windows-based PCs for improved performance at higher sample rates, and reduced plug-in latency versus FireWire
  • 4 (QUAD) or 8 (OCTO) SHARC processors provide a massive DSP boost for running large professional mixes
  • Access over 90 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT, MXR, and more
  • Includes Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, featuring:

◦UA 610-B Preamp & EQ

◦LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler (Legacy)

◦1176LN / 1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifier (Legacy)

◦Fairchild 670 Tube Limiter (Legacy)

◦Pultec Pro Equalizer (Legacy)

◦Precision Enhancer Hz

◦Precision Mix Rack Collection

◦RealVerb Pro

  • Available in Core, Custom, and Ultimate software packages
  • Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe cards, UAD-2 Satellite FireWire, and Apollo Twin USB desktop interface
  • Fan-free construction for quiet operation
  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Cubase, Live, and more

Learn more about UAD-2 Satellite USB here: www.uaudio.com/uad-plug-ins/uad2-satellite-usb.html

Learn more about award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins: www.uaudio.com/uad-plug-ins.html 

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