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The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerator is a sleek, powerful way for you to "supercharge" your Thunderbolt-equipped Mac systems and run large...Click To Read More About This Product

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The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerator is a sleek, powerful way for you to "supercharge" your Thunderbolt-equipped Mac systems and run larger mixes filled with acclaimed UAD plug-ins. This convenient desktop unit 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 Thunderbolt is a professional solution for UAD plug-ins, and an ideal DSP expander for Apollo audio interfaces. The UAD-2 Satellite OCTO Ultimate 3 version is the most advanced version in the series, with 8 x SHARC processors to power the included Ultimate 3 plug-in bundle that comes loaded with 79 UA-developed powered plug-ins.

UAD: One of the Industry's Most Respected Collections of Audio Plug-Ins
From serious home recordists to multi-platinum mix engineers, UAD Powered Plug-Ins are integral tools for audio professionals. The reason is simple. Very few other plug-ins faithfully capture the sound and behavior of classic analog equipment the way UA powered plug-ins do - whether it's boutique compressors and EQs, or vintage reverbs and tape machines. The UAD library features over 90 plug-ins, co-developed with the biggest brands in audio.

Expandable processing power, from QUAD to OCTO
UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt is available in QUAD or OCTO models with either four or eight SHARC processors, respectively. It can also be integrated alongside UAD-2 PCIe DSP Accelerator cards and Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo interfaces, including Apollo Twin, DUO, QUAD, and 16 for truly scalable mixing power.

Available as Core, Custom, and Ultimate software packages
The Core package includes the Analog Classics Plus bundle, while Custom includes the Analog Classics Plus bundle, and a choice of any three individual UAD plug-ins at registration. The OCTO Ultimate is UA's flagship package, and includes all 79 UA-developed 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."

Ultimate 3 plug-in bundle includes:

1176 Classic Limiter Plug-In Collection
1176LN Classic Limiting Amplifier Plug-In
1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifier Plug-In
Ampex ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder Plug-In
API Vision Channel Strip Plug-In
BOSS CE-1 Chorus Ensemble Plug-In
Cambridge EQ Plug-In
Cooper Time Cube Mk II Delay Plug-In
CS-1 Channel Strip Plug-In
dbx 160 Compressor / Limiter Plug-In
DreamVerb Room Modeler Plug-In
EMT 140 Classic Plate Reverberator Plug-In
EMT 250 Classic Electronic Reverb Plug-In
EP-34 Tape Echo Plug-In
Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection
Fairchild 670 Legacy Compressor Plug-In
FATSO Jr./Sr. Tape Sim. & Compressor Plug-In
Harrison 32C / 32C SE Channel EQ Plug-In
Helios Type 69 EQ Plug-In
Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb Plug-In
Little Labs IBP Phase Alignment Tool Plug-In
Little Labs Voice Of God Bass Resonance Plug-In
Manley Massive Passive EQ Plug-In
Moog Multimode Filter / Multimode Filter SE Plug-In
MXR Flanger/Doubler Plug-In
Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection
Neve 1073 / 1073SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins
Neve 1081 / 1081SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins
Neve 31102 / 31102SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins
Neve 33609 / 33609SE Compressor Plug-In
Neve 88RS Channel Strip Plug-In
Ocean Way Studios Plug-In
Precision Buss Compressor Plug-In
Precision De-Esser Plug-In
Precision Enhancer Hz Plug-In
Precision Enhancer kHz Plug-In
Precision EQ Plug-In
Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery Plug-In
Precision Limiter Plug-In
Precision Maximizer Plug-In
Precision Multiband Plug-In
Pultec EQP-1A Legacy Plug-In
Pultec Passive EQ Plug-In Collection
Pultec Pro EQ Legacy Plug-In
RealVerb Pro Custom Room Modeler Plug-In
Roland Dimension D Plug-In
Roland RE-201 Space Echo Tape Delay Plug-In
SPL Transient Designer Plug-In
SSL E Series Channel Strip Plug-In
SSL G Series Bus Compressor Plug-In
Studer A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder Plug-In
Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection
Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveling Amplifier Plug-In
Teletronix LA-3A Classic Audio Leveler Plug-In
Thermionic Culture Vulture Plug-In
Trident A-Range Classic Console EQ Plug-In
UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection

  • OCTO model with 8 SHARC processors
  • Incudes UA Ultimate 3 plug-in bundle
  • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via blazing fast Thunderbolt 2 connection
  • Access over 90 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland, and more (sold separately)
  • Allows taking UAD plug-ins "on the road," mixing on Macs with Thunderbolt 1 or 2 connection
  • Gives native systems a DSP boost for running larger mixes, with rich, sonically complex plug-ins
  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, and more
  • Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), and Apollo audio interface
  • Compatible with VST, AU, RTAS, and AAX 64 plug-in formats
  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion and 10.9.x Mavericks
  • Fan-free design for silent operation

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