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Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4
Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4
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Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 DSP Accelerator

The Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 PCIe DSP Accelerator is the ultimate collection of UAD Powered Plug-Ins, powered by UA's flagship eight-processor DSP Accelerator.

The top-of-the-line UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 DSP Accelerator package features Universal Audio's most powerful PCIe processing hardware, combined with a flagship collection of UAD Powered Plug-Ins. This package features eight SHARC processors, and easily installs into a PCIe-equipped PC, Mac, or compatible expansion chassis (PCIe or Thunderbolt*) "" giving you a huge boost in mix processing power and authentic analog sound.

The UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 includes UA-developed plug-in titles from a world-renowned library that includes Ampex, Lexicon, EMT, Empirical Labs, Neve, Roland, Fairchild, Studer, SSL, and many more. In creating UAD plug-ins, Universal Audio's DSP engineers work with the original hardware manufacturers - using their exact schematics, golden units, and experienced ears; to give you all the warmth of classic analog equipment in your DAW.

Mac and Windows 7-compatible, the UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 is easy to use. Just install the software, install the PCIe card, and start mixing with an endless collection of the world's finest analog emulation plug-ins.

*Thunderbolt (expansion chassis) connectivity is available for Mac only. Visit www.uaudio.com/support/uad for a complete list of qualified PCIe expansion and PCIe-to-Thunderbolt expansion chassis.

** Ultimate 4 package includes UA-developed plug-ins up to and including UAD Software v8. Does not include any Direct Developer (3rd party) plug-ins, nor plug-ins released after UAD software v8.

Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 DSP Accelerator Features

  • Powerful 8 SHARC processor PCIe Card for running UAD Powered Plug-Ins on Intel-based Macs and Windows 7 PCs
  • Includes "Ultimate 4" plug-in bundle, featuring UA-developed plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland, Studer, Neve, SSL, EMT and more
  • Ideal for professional power-users running demanding projects w/ high plug-in instances and/or high sample rates
  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, Samplitude, and more
  • Can be combined with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), UAD-2 Satellite, and Apollo audio interfaces
  • Connect to Thunderbolt-equipped Macs via a compatible PCIe chassis* (sold separately)
  • VST, AU, RTAS, AAX 64 and 64-bit compatible

Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 DSP Accelerator Specifications

  • System Requirements:
    • (Win) Windows 7 64-Bit Edition w/SP1
    • (Mac) OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion, 10.9.x Mavericks, or 10.10.x Yosemite
    • 4 gigabytes available disk space
    • Available PCI Express (PCIe) slot for each UAD-2 card
    • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
    • Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host DAW software
  • Product Specifications
    • High-bandwidth x1 PCI Express card (PCIe 2.0 compatible)
    • UAD-2 SOLO: low-profile, half-height, short PCIe card (4.7 x 2.5 when fully seated)
    • UAD-2 DUO/QUAD/OCTO: full-height, short PCIe card (6.6 x 4.2 when fully seated)
    • 1, 2, 4 or 8 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

Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 DSP Accelerator Included Plug-ins

  • 1176 Classic Limiter Plug-In Collection
  • 1176LN Legacy
  • 1176SE Legacy
  • AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb
  • Ampex ATR-102
  • API Vision Channel Strip
  • API 500 Series EQ Plug-In Collection
  • Cambridge EQ
  • Cooper Time Cube Mk II Delay
  • dbx 160 Compressor / Limiter
  • Distortion Essentials Plug-In Bundle
  • DreamVerb Room Modeler
  • EMT 140 Classic Plate Reverberator
  • EMT 250 Classic Electronic Reverb
  • EP-34 Tape Echo
  • Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection
  • Fairchild 670 Legacy Compressor
  • FATSO Jr./Sr. Tape Sim. & Compressor
  • Harrison 32C / 32C SE Channel EQ
  • Helios Type 69 EQ
  • Ibanez Tube Screamer TS808
  • Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb Plug-In
  • Little Labs IBP Phase Alignment Tool
  • Little Labs Voice Of God Bass Resonance
  • Manley Variable Mu Limiter Compressor
  • Manley Massive Passive EQ
  • Moog Multimode Filter / Multimode Filter SE
  • MXR Flanger/Doubler
  • Neve 1073 / 1073SE Classic Console EQ
  • Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection
  • Neve 1081 / 1081SE Classic Console EQ
  • Neve 31102 / 31102SE Classic Console EQ
  • Neve 33609 / 33609SE Compressor
  • Neve 88RS Channel Strip Collection
  • Neve 88RS Channel Strip
  • Ocean Way Studios Plug-In
  • Precision Buss Compressor
  • Precision De-Esser
  • Precision Enhancer Hz
  • Precision Enhancer kHz
  • Precision EQ
  • Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery
  • Precision Limiter
  • Precision Maximizer
  • Precision Mix Rack Collection
  • Precision Multiband
  • Pultec EQP-1A
  • Pultec Passive EQ Plug-In Collection
  • Pultec Pro EQ Legacy
  • RealVerb Pro Custom Room Modeler
  • SPL Transient Designer
  • SSL E Series Channel Strip
  • SSL G Series Bus Compressor
  • Studer A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder
  • Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler
  • Teletronix LA-2A Legacy Classic Leveling Amplifier
  • Teletronix LA-3A Classic Audio Leveler
  • Thermionic Culture Vulture
  • Trident A-Range Classic Console EQ
  • UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Plug-In

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