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Universal Audio UAD-2 Firewire DSP Accelerator with 4 SHARC Processors
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    Universal Audio UAD-2 Firewire DSP Accelerator with 4 SHARC Processors

    Manufacturer: Universal Audio



    List Price:$1,249.00
    Our Price:$999.00

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    Serious analog sound for MacBooks, iMacs, and Windows 7 PCs.
    A simple FireWire connection is all it takes to plug your Intel-based Mac or Windows 7 PC* into the world’s finest analog hardware emulations. The UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerators offer full access to UAD Powered Plug-Ins, including exclusive titles from Studer, Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, Roland, SSL and more. UAD-2 Satellite packages feature a sleek, ultra-portable FireWire 800/400-based processing unit, plus the “Analog Classics” plug-in bundle (VST/AU/RTAS), giving you massive analog character, right out of the box.

    UAD-2: The industry’s most respected collection of audio plug-ins.
    From serious home recordists to multi-platinum mix engineers, UAD Powered Plug-Ins have been winning over audio professionals for more than 10 years. The reason is simple. No other plug-ins so faithfully capture the sound and behavior of classic analog equipment - from rare compressors and equalizers, to vintage reverb processors and tape machines.

    The award-winning UAD library features over 90 plug-ins, co-developed with the biggest brands in audio. These plug-ins can be purchased with UAD-2 hardware from retailers as part of bundled “Custom” and “Ultimate 2” packages, or you can buy UAD plug-ins à la carte from UA’s Online Store.

    Workhorse DUO or Professional QUAD processing power, wherever you go.
    UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerators are available in two processing levels: DUO or QUAD, with either two or four individual Analog Devices SHARC processors, respectively. This outboard processing can provide a big mixing horsepower “boost” for your host computer - letting you run larger mixes, filled with rich, sonically complex plug-ins - no matter what the rest of your system is doing.

    The UAD-2 Satellite can be integrated alongside UAD-2 PCIe DSP Accelerator cards and the UAD Apollo interface, for truly scalable mixing power. And because it’s portable, the UAD-2 Satellite lets you travel with your UAD plug-ins, wherever you mix on an Intel-based Mac or select Windows 7 PC* with an available FireWire port.

    Available as Core, Custom, and Ultimate 2 software packages.
    UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerators are available as “Core,” “Custom,” and “Ultimate 2” software packages. The Core package includes the Analog Classics plug-in bundle. The Custom package includes Analog Classics bundle, plus it lets you pick any three individual UAD plug-ins at registration. The QUAD Ultimate 2 is UA’s flagship Satellite package, and includes more than 73 UA-developed plug-ins up to and including UAD software v7.3.

    UAD plug-in craftsmanship: The science behind the scenes.
    Most people don’t immediately think of audio software when they hear the word “craftsmanship.” But that’s what separates UAD plug-ins from the rest. One of the most common responses we hear from UAD users is, “Wow, I didn’t know plug-ins could sound this good.” That’s because in developing UAD-2 plug-ins, UA’s engineering group undertakes a thorough physical modeling of classic audio hardware. This process means that we essentially “rebuild” vintage analog gear in the digital world, component by component. It’s how UAD plug-ins replicate the exact, sometimes quirky, behavior of analog hardware - bringing its rich, three-dimensional sound and harmonics "in the box."

    * Requires Windows 7 64-bit edition operating system and a qualified PCIe-to-FireWire adaptor. Learn more here.

    • Features

      • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via FireWire 800/400 connection
      • Access over 90 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT and more (sold separately)
      • Includes portable DSP Accelerator unit (FireWire format), plus a choice of Core, Custom or Ultimate 2 UAD plug-in packages
      • Available in DUO and QUAD models w/ 2 or 4 SHARC processors
      • Gives native systems a DSP boost for running larger mixes,
      • Allows taking UAD plug-ins “on the road,” mixing on Intel-based Macs and Windows 7 PCs*
      • All packages include “Analog Classics” bundle featuring LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN / 1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifiers, Pultec EQP-1A, and Realverb Pro plug-ins
      • Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, Digital Performer and more
      • Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), and Apollo audio interface
      • VST, AU, RTAS support
    • Specifications

      • FireWire 800/400 external enclosure w/ power supply
      • Desktop dimensions: 6” wide x 8” long x 1” high (weight: 2 lbs)
      • 2 or 4 Analog Devices SHARC floating-point processors
      • Supports VST, RTAS, and Audio Units plug-in formats
      • 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz sample rate support
      • 14-day full function demo for all plug-ins; try before you buy
      • UAD Minimum System Requirements
      • (Win) Windows 7 64-Bit Edition w/SP1
      • (Mac) OS X 10.7 Lion or 10.8 Mountain Lion
      • 2 gigabytes available disk space
      • Available PCI Express (PCIe) slot for each UAD-2 card
      • Available FireWire 800 port* for UAD-2 Satellite, Apollo, or Apollo 16
      • 1024 x 800 minimum display resolution
      • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
      • Compatible VST, Audio Units, or RTAS plug-in host application software
      • *On Windows systems, Apollo, Apollo 16, and UAD-2 Satellite require a qualified PCIe-to-FireWire adapter card.
    • Item Includes

      • Analog Classics


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