Universal Audio UAD-2 QUAD Core
UAD-2 PCIe DSP Accelerator Cards. Stunning analog sound for your PC or Mac. With Analog Classic Plus bundle.
UAD-2 DSP Accelerators super-charge your PC or Mac workstation with world-class UAD Powered Plug-Ins - including exclusive analog emulations from Studer, Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, Moog, Roland, SSL and more.
These popular UAD plug-in packages feature a user-installable DSP Accelerator Card for your desktop tower or PCIe expansion chassis, plus a choice of software bundles to give you vintage tone and character, right out of the box.
UAD: The Industry's Most Respected Collection of Audio Plug-Ins.
From serious home recordists to multi-platinum mix engineers, UAD Powered Plug-Ins have been winning over audio professionals for more than 10 years. The reason is simple. No other plug-ins so faithafully capture the sound and behavior of classic analog equipment - from rare compressors and equalizers, to vintage reverb processors and tape machines.
The UAD library features over 90 plug-ins, co-developed with the biggest brands in audio. These plug-ins can be purchased with UAD-2 hardware from retailers as part of bundled packages, or you can buy UAD plug-ins la carte from UA's Online Store.
Expandable processing power, from SOLO to OCTO.
UAD-2 DSP Accelerator cards are available in four distinct processor levels: SOLO, DUO, QUAD, and OCTO, with scalable processing power from one (SOLO) to eight (OCTO) individual SHARC processors.
Available as Core, Custom, and Ultimate 3 software packages.
The Core package includes the Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, while Custom includes the Analog Classics Plus bundle, and a choice of any three individual UAD plug-ins at registration. The OCTO Ultimate 3 is UA's flagship package, and includes all 79 UA-developed plug-ins plug-ins up to and including UAD software v7.8.
UAD plug-in craftsmanship: The science behind the scenes.
In developing UAD plug-ins, UA's engineering group undertakes a thorough physical modeling of classic audio hardware - "rebuilding" vintage analog gear in the digital world, component by component. That's how UAD plug-ins replicate the exact, sometimes quirky, behavior of analog hardware - bringing its rich, three-dimensional sound and harmonics "in the box."
Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins on Mac and PC towers and PCIe expansion chassisAccess over 90 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT, Empirical Labs, MXR and more (sold separately)Includes DSP Accelerator Card (PCIe format), plus a choice of Core, Custom or Ultimate 3 UAD plug-in packagesGives your native systems a DSP boost for running larger mixes, with rich, award-winning, sonically complex plug-insIncludes Analog Classics or Analog Classics Plus bundle featuring Legacy editions of LA2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN / 1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifiers, Pultec Pro EQs, and RealVerb Pro plug-insCombine with other UAD-2 devices, including additional UAD-2 PCIe card(s), UAD-2 Satellite, and Apollo audio interfacesCompatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live and more
Processor: 4 x SHARC processorsIncluded Plug Ins: Analog Classics Plus bundleHigh-bandwidth x1 PCI Express card (PCIe 2.0 compatible)UAD-2 DUO/QUAD/OCTO: full-height, short PCIe card (6.6" x 4.2" when fully seated)Supports VST, RTAS, and Audio Units plug-in formats44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz sample rate support
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