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Universal Audio Ships UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerator

Universal Audio in Scotts Valley, Calif., announces the worldwide availability of its new lineup of UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators: QUAD Core ($999), QUAD Custom ($1,399), OCTO Core ($1,499), OCTO Custom ($1,899) and OCTO Ultimate ($5,999); all prices are street prices. These desktop-sized units are compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, and more, and allow Thunderbolt-equipped Macs to run larger mixes filled with DSP-intensive plug-ins and provide access to UAD Powered Plug-Ins, including exclusive titles 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 Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators can also be integrated alongside UAD-2 PCIe cards and Thunderbolt-enabled Apollo interfaces, including Apollo Twin, Apollo, and Apollo 16.

For out-of-the-box mixing, UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt 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 individual UAD plug-ins at registration. The Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate is UA’s flagship package, including more than 79 UA-developed plug-ins, up to and including UAD software Version 7.8.

Learn more about the UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt.

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