Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB QUAD Custom
The UAD-2 Satellite USB QUAD Custom DSP Accelerator is a sleek, powerful way for Windows-based PC users to supercharge their systems and run larger mixes filled with acclaimed UAD plug-ins.
- UAD Powered Plug-Ins via USB 3 on Windows PC
- Access over 100 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Marshall, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT, Empirical Labs, MXR and more
- Compatible with Pro Tools, Cubase, Live, and more (VST, RTAS, AAX 64)
- Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), UAD-2 Satellite FireWire, and Apollo Twin USB
- Supports Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-Bit Editions)
- 4 SHARC processors and fan-free design for silent operation
- Includes the Analog Classics Plus bundle plus three plug-ins of your choice upon registration
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The UAD-2 Satellite USB QUAD Custom desktop gives you full access to UA's award-winning plug-in library, including exclusive titles from Studer, Lexicon, Neve, and more. With improved performance and reduced plug-in latency versus FireWire, UAD-2 Satellite USB makes the perfect introduction to UAD plug-ins, or ideal DSP expander for Apollo Twin USB audio interfaces.
From serious home recordists to multi-platinum mix engineers, UAD Powered Plug-Ins are integral tools for audio professionals. The reason is simple. No other plug-ins faithfully capture the sound and behavior of classic analogue equipment — whether it's boutique compressors and EQs, or vintage reverbs and tape machines. The entire UAD library features over 90 plug-ins, co-developed with the biggest brands in audio.
The USB QUAD Custom includes the Analog Classics Plus bundle featuring a solid lineup of classic compressors like the Legacy LA-2A, 1176, and Fairchild 670 plug-ins, plus EQs like the Legacy Pultec EQP-1A and Pultec Pro, the Analog Classics Plus bundle is a well-rounded mixing toolkit. Innovative new plug-ins like the 610-B Tube Preamp offer authentic tube tone, while the Precision Enhancer Hz plug-in allows shaping your overall mixes.
UA 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ
The 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ plug-in will impart your tracks with the same legendary warmth and character of the classic hardware unit used to track everyone from Duke Ellington to Coldplay. By emulating the entire signal path, including tube amplifiers, transformers, and circuit nonlinearities, the 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ plug-in injects glowing detail and saturation to any signal.
The worlds most coveted compressor, the classic Fairchild 670 tube limiter will give your tracks and mixes unmistakable tube warmth and character. Whether you are looking for subtle compression on a lead vocal, or grittier textures that can work on guitars, bass, or a drum bus, the Fairchild 670 plug-in will add a classic glow to anything you run through it.
UA Precision Enhancer Hz
Expertly dial-in low-end frequencies with the Precision Enhancer Hz plug-in. Able to yield exacting results with minimal adjustment, the Precision Enhancer Hz can add weight to kick drum samples, fatten up a synth bass, or simply make the low-end of your tracks more audible on smaller speakers.
1176SE/LN Classic Limiting Amplifiers
Get classic, ultra-fast FET compression from the worlds most recognized compressor. The 1176 will impart punch, presence, and character as well as its signature distortion overtones on drums, vocals, guitars, and bass. The 1176 limiter has graced countless recordings, from Led Zeppelin, the White Stripes, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Pultec Pro Equalizers
The Universal Audio Pultec Pro Legacy plug-in combines the Pultec MEQ-5 Midrange Equalizer and the Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer, two of the most sought-after hardware EQs, into a single plug-in. The MEQ-5 EQ section allows you to boost and cut midrange bands with the same silky smoothness and personality of the original hardware while the EQP-1A imparts warm analogue character to a single track or an entire mix — even when bypassed.
Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveling Amplifier
With its gentle, program dependent optical compression and meticulously designed tube amplifier, the LA-2A is the go-to compressor for professional mixers around the world — especially for vocals. Incredibly easy-to-use Peak Reduction and Gain controls gives you the ideal optical compression sound for vocals, bass, drums and more.
Precision Mix Rack Collection
Featuring the Precision Channel Strip, Precision Reflection Engine, and Precision Delay Modulation plug-ins, the Precision Mix Rack Collection offers four modern, high-fidelity plug-ins for recording and mixing. Powerful and intuitive, the Precision Mix Rack Collection offers up an impressive tool set — perfect for beginners and seasoned professionals alike.
RealVerb Pro is a flexible, natural sounding reverb that is based on our own unique set of algorithms. Allowing you to design the room just as you hear it, the RealVerb Pro goes beyond the barriers of simply big/small or dark/bright, giving you our trademark, distortion-free, smoothing diffusion control and ultra-long reverb tail.
Fan-less USB 3.0 external enclosure w/ external power supply
Desktop dimensions: 7 inches wide x 6 3/4 inces long x 1 3/4 inches high (weight: 2.24 lbs)
4 Analog Devices SHARC floating-point processors
Compatible with VST, RTAS, and AAX 64 plug-in formats
44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192 kHz sample rate support (DAW dependent)
Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 (64-Bit Editions)
PC with available built-in USB 3 SuperSpeed port
Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor*
6 gigabytes available storage
USB 3.0 SuperSpeed cable (included)
Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
Compatible VST, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host DAW software
Quad Core i7 or better recommended
2-in-1 systems (notebook/tablet) not recommended