Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core
8 SHARC DSP Model with Analog Classics Plus Plugin Package


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The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core is Universal Audio’s most powerful DSP accelerator, giving producers and engineers access to award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins. This sleek desktop unit is compatible with all Thunderbolt-based Macs, and can supercharge Apollo interfaces and other UAD-2 DSP Accelerator systems to run larger mixes filled with rich analog emulation plug-ins.

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. The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core includes eight SHARC processors, and its Thunderbolt 2 technology offers reduced plug-in latency compared to  FireWire 800.

The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core includes UA’s “Analog Classics Plus” plug-in bundle, and provides access to more than 90 plug-ins from brands including Ampex, Manley, Lexicon, EMT, Empirical Labs, Neve, Roland, Fairchild, Pultec, Studer, SSL, and more (sold separately). Thunderbolt cable sold separately.

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core Features:

  • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Thunderbolt orThunderbolt 2 connection on newer Macs
  • 8 SHARC processors provide a massive DSP boost forrunning large professional mixes
  • Access over 90 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland,Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT and more (sold separately)
  • Includes “Analog Classics Plus” plug-in bundle, featuring the UA 610-B Preamp & EQ and Legacy editions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN / 1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifier, Fairchild670 Tube Limiter, Pultec Pro Equalizers, UA Precision Enhancer Hz, CS-1Precision Channel, and RealVerb Pro plug-ins
  • Take UAD plug-ins “on the road” for mixing on Thunderbolt-equipped Macs
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports for convenient daisy-chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals
  • 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 interfaces
  • VST, AU, RTAS, AAX 64 support

UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Minimum System Requirements:

  • Apple Mac with available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2port
  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or 10.9 Mavericks
  • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
  • Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in DAW software
  • 4 gigabytes available disk space
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