Universal Audio UAD2-SAT-TB-OCT-ULT4
UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 4 (83 plugins)


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The ultimate collection of UAD Powered Plug-Ins over Thunderbolt.

The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 4 is Universal Audio’s most powerful DSP accelerator, combined with a flagship collection of 83 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.

The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 4 includes 83 UA-developed* plug-in titles from a world-renowned library that includes Ampex, Lexicon, EMT, Neve, Manley, Fairchild, Little Labs, 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.

The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 4 provides massive horsepower via eight SHARC processors, and its Thunderbolt 2 technology offers reduced plug-in latency compared to FireWire 800.

Universal Audio Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 4 Features:

  • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 connection on new Macs
  • 8 SHARC processors provide a massive DSP boost for running large professional mixes
  • Includes “Ultimate 4” plug-in bundle, featuring 83 UA-developed plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT and more*
  • Take UAD plug-ins “on the road” for mixing on Thunderbolt-equipped Macs
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports allow 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 interface
  • VST, AU, RTAS, AAX 64 support

*Thunderbolt cable sold separately. Visit Universal Audio's website for a complete list of supported Macs.

*Ultimate 4 package includes 83 UA-developed plug-ins up to and including UAD Software v8.4. Does not include any Direct Developer (3rd party) plug-ins, nor plug-ins released after UAD software v8.4.

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt System Specifications:

  • System Requirements
    • Apple Mac with available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port
    • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or 10.10 Yosemit
    • 6 gigabytes available storag
    • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
    • Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in DAW software?
  • Ultimate 4 Software Bundle
    • Channel Strips (8)
    • API Vision Channel Strip
    • CS-1 Channel Strip
    • Neve® 88RS Channel Strip
    • Neve® 88RS Legacy Channel Strip
    • Precision Channel Strip Plug-In
    • SSL E Series Channel Strip
    • UA 610-A Preamp & EQ
    • UA 610-B Preamp & EQ
    • Compressors/Limiters (19):
      • dbx® 160 Compressor / Limiter
      • Fairchild® 670 Compressor
      • Fairchild® 660 Compressor
      • Fairchild® 670 Legacy Compressor
      • Manley Variable Mu® Limiter Compressor
      • Neve® 33609 Compressor
      • Neve® 33609SE Compressor
      • Precision Buss Compressor
      • SSL G Series Bus Compressor
      • Teletronix® LA-2 Classic Leveler
      • Teletronix® LA-2A Gray Classic Leveler
      • Teletronix® LA-2A Legacy Leveling Amplifier
      • Teletronix® LA-2A Silver Classic Leveler
      • Teletronix® LA-3A Classic Leveler
      • UA 1176AE Classic Limiter
      • UA 1176LN Legacy Limiting Amplifier
      • UA 1176SE Legacy Limiting Amplifier
      • UA 1176 Rev A Classic Limiter
      • UA 1176LN Rev E Classic Limiter
    • Delay & Modulation (5):
      • Cooper® Time Cube MkII Delay
      • EP-34 Tape Echo
      • MXR® Flanger/Doubler
      • Precision Delay Modulation
      • Precision Delay Modulation Long
    • Equalizers (20):
      • API 550A Parametric EQ
      • API 560 Graphic EQ
      • Cambridge EQ
      • Harrison® 32C Channel EQ
      • Harrison® 32C SE Channel EQ
      • Helios™ Type 69 EQ
      • Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ
      • Neve® 1073 Legacy Classic Console EQ
      • Neve® 1073SE Legacy Classic Console EQ
      • Neve® 1081 Classic Console EQ
      • Neve® 1081SE Classic Console EQ
      • Neve® 31102 Classic Console EQ
      • Neve® 31102SE Classic Console EQ
      • Precision Equalizer
      • Pultec EQP-1A Legacy EQ
      • Pultec EQP-1A Passive EQ
      • Pultec HLF-3C Passive EQ
      • Pultec MEQ-5 Passive EQ
      • Pultec Pro Legacy EQ
      • Trident® A-Range Classic Console EQ
    • Guitar Pedals (3):
      • Bermuda Triangle
      • Ibanez® Tube Screamer TS808
      • Raw Distortion
    • Mastering (6):
      • Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery
      • Precision Maximizer
      • Precision Multiband
      • Precision Limiter
      • Manley® Massive Passive EQ
      • Manley® Massive Passive Mastering EQ
    • Reverbs (8):
      • AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb
      • DreamVerb Room Modeler
      • EMT® 140 Classic Plate Reverb
      • EMT® 250 Electronic Reverb
      • Lexicon® 224 Digital Reverb
      • Ocean Way Studios
      • Precision Reflection Engine
      • RealVerb Pro Custom Room Modeler
    • Special Processing (14):
      • Ampex® ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder
      • FATSO™ Jr. Tape Sim. & Compressor
      • FATSO™ Sr. Tape Sim. & Compressor
      • Little Labs® IBP Phase Alignment Tool
      • Little Labs® Voice Of God Bass Resonance
      • Moog® Multimode Filter
      • Moog® Multimode Filter SE
      • Oxide Tape Recorder
      • Precision De-Esser
      • Precision Enhancer Hz
      • Precision Enhancer kHz
      • SPL® Transient Designer
      • Studer® A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder
      • Thermionic Culture Vulture
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