Frankfurt 2016: Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators

Universal Audio have unveiled a new line of UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators, the new DSP Accelerators are designed to enhance the setups of Windows-based workstations and run larger mixes filled with DSP intensive plugins. Read on for more info..

Press Release
FRANKFURT, GERMANY — April 7, 2016 — Universal Audio, a leading manufacturer of professional audio recording hardware and software, is proud to announce the new line of UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators, shipping Q2 2016.

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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.

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.

Key Features

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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
UAD-2 Satellite USB Pricing
*(incl. 19% VAT)

QUAD Core – $999 US Street / £946* MSRP
OCTO Core – $1,499 US Street / £1325* MSRP
QUAD Custom (pick any 3 UAD plug-ins) – $1,399 US Street / £1419* MSRP
OCTO Custom (pick any 3 UAD plug-ins) – $1,899 US Street / £1798* MSRP
OCTO Ultimate 4 (includes 83+ UA-developed plug-ins) – $5,999 US Street / £5680* MSRP

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

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