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Universal Audio UAD-2 PCIe OCTO Ultimate 5 DSP Accelerator

Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 5
Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 5
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Universal Audio UAD-2 PCIe OCTO Ultimate 5 DSP Accelerator

The Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 v8.7.

Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 5 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 5” plug-in bundle, featuring 89 UA-developed plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, Fender, 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 5 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 5 DSP Accelerator Included Plug-ins

  • Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO PCIe Card
  • Includes 89 UA Developed Powered Plug-Ins, up to and including software v8.7.
    • 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
  • UA's Limited Warranty (covers hardware only!)

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