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Universal Audio is a worldwide leader in audio recording products, including classic, hand-built analog hardware based on the pioneering work of Bill Putnam Sr., and ultra-modern UAD Powered Plug-Ins. 

Universal Audio is dedicated to authentic reproductions of vintage analog equipment and innovative digital recreations of landmark technology. 

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UAD-2 Quad DSP Accelerator Card

UAD 2 Quad

Future Music Gear of the Decade
The “Big Daddy” in UAD Powered Plug-Ins, with QUAD Processing Power.

This is Universal Audio’s most powerful and flexible processing hardware, giving producers and engineers full, professional access to award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins on Mac or PC.

This PCIe card features four Analog Devices SHARC chips to “power” the largest collection of the world’s finest analog emulation plug-ins — including classics from Neve, Roland, BOSS, Empirical Labs, EMT, Fairchild, Harrison, Helios, Little Labs, Pultec, SPL, Teletronix and more.

Developed by the industry’s finest engineering team, and backed by frequent new software and plug-in releases, UAD-2 QUAD cards have found a home with many of the world’s leading engineers and producers, powering multiple Platinum-selling and Grammy-winning records.

  • Flagship quad-processor DSP Accelerator Card for UAD Powered Plug-Ins on Mac or PC
  • Access the world’s finest emulations of analog classics: Neve, Roland, BOSS, Empirical Labs, EMT, Fairchild, Harrison, Helios, Little Labs, Pultec, SPL, Teletronix and more
  • Run large, professional mixes in Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Nuendo, Performer and more — without taxing host computer CPU!
  • Free UAD software upgrades, plus access to more plug-ins at UA’s Online Store
  • Auto Delay Compensation for Pro Tools LE via Mellowmuse ATA plug-in
  • VST, AU, RTAS support; Mac OS X Tiger/Leopard and Windows XP/Vista compatible
  • High-bandwidth PCIe card w/ (4) Analog Devices SHARC floating-point processors
  • Use up to 4 UAD-2(s) in one system; can be combined with UAD-1 cards
  • Includes $50 voucher for plug-in purchases via UA’s Online Store
  • 1-year Limited Warranty

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Brochure 2011.pdf

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