Universal Audio Announces UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators

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UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerator

Universal Audio in Scotts Valley, Calif., announces its new line 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 provide full access to UAD Powered Plug-Ins, including exclusive plug-ins from Studer, Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, SSL and more, and are designed to let Thunderbolt-equipped Mac users run larger mixes with DSP-intensive plug-ins.

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 scalable mixing power.

UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators are available in Core, Custom, and Ultimate software packages, and said to be compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, and more. 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.

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