Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt, QUAD Custom
Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt QUAD Custom Overview By GAK.
The Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Quad Custom gives you the rich analog sound of UAD powered plugins over thunderbolt. UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Quad Custom also gives you 3 UAD plug ins of your choice.
The unit merges a powerful desktop DSP accelerator with a custom software bundle that gives you the choice of 3 UAD plugin titles at registration. The Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Quad Custom features a sleek design, compatible with all Thunderbolt Macs. It can also supercharge Apollo interfaces and other UAD-2 DSP accelerator systems to run bigger mixes filled with analog emulation plugins.
- In creating UAD plug-ins, Universal Audio's DSP engineers work with the original hardware manufacturers - using their exact schematics, golden units, and experienced ears - to give you all the warmth of classic analog equipment. The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt QUAD Custom includes four SHARC processors, and its Thunderbolt 2 technology offers reduced plug-in latency compared to FireWire 800.
- The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt QUAD Custom comes with UA's "Analog Classics Plus" plug-in bundle, and lets you select any three additional UAD plug-in titles from a world-renowned library that includes Ampex, Manley, Lexicon, EMT, Empirical Labs, Neve, Roland, Fairchild, Studer, SSL, and more (sold separately).
- Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 connection on new Macs
- 4 SHARC processors offer a significant DSP boost for running large mixes
- Custom software bundle lets users "pick any 3" additional UAD plug-in titles within 45 days of registration*
- Access over 90 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT and more (sold separately)
- Includes "Analog Classics Plus" plug-in bundle, featuring the UA 610-B Preamp & EQ and Legacy editions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN / 1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifier, Fairchild 670 Tube Limiter, Pultec Pro Equalizers, UA Precision Enhancer Hz, CS-1 Precision Channel, and RealVerb Pro plug-ins
- Take UAD plug-ins "on the road" for mixing on Thunderbolt-equipped Macs
- Dual Thunderbolt ports for convenient daisy-chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals
- Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, and more
- Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), and Apollo audio interface
- VST, AU, RTAS, AAX 64 support
- *Purchasers must select all 3 individual Custom Software Bundle plug-ins simultaneously, within 45 days of product registration. Purchasers failing to select all 3 plug-ins within 45 days of registration will automatically receive 3 UAD plug-ins of UA's choosing, free of charge (but no more than 3 Custom Software Bundle plug-ins total). See www.uaudio.com for complete details.
- UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Minimum System Requirements
- Apple Mac with available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port
- Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or 10.9 Mavericks
- Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
- Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in DAW software
- 4 gigabytes available disk space