Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core

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UAD Plug-in Bundle with Analog Classics Plug-in Package and Thunderbolt 8-core OCTO DSP Accelerator - Mac/PC AAX 64, VST, AU, RTAS

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UAD-2 Powered Plug-ins with Thunderbolt OCTO DSP

The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerator is a sleek, powerful way for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac and WIndows 10 users to “supercharge” their 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 makes the perfect introduction to UAD plug-ins, or ideal DSP expander for Apollo audio interfaces.

UAD-2 Powered Plug-ins with Thunderbolt OCTO DSP

The Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core will shift your music production into high gear. UA's next-gen DSP accelerator rocks eight SHARC processors that deliver a massive DSP boost for running huge professional mixes. Run UAD Powered plug-ins via your computer's Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 connection for immediate access to the world's most authentic analog emulation plug-ins with juiced performance at higher sample rates and reduced plug-in latency compared to FireWire. In addition to a potent portable DSP Accelerator unit, you get UA's Core UAD plug-in package and the Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle. Plus, you can access over 90 optional plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, and more. Give your studio a serious boost, with Universal Audio's UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core.

Portable UAD plug-in power

The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core not only includes UA's Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, it also provides you 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). This desktop-friendly unit connects to your Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2-equipped computer, turbocharging your Thunderbolt-based studio with the most authentic analog emulation plug-ins on the planet.

Thunderbolt — ultra-low latency and unrivaled bandwidth

Thunderbolt is one of the most important technologies to impact audio production in years, and UA was one of the first to adopt it. Thanks to its blazing-fast connectivity, Thunderbolt offers lower latency and greater stability than USB or FireWire, clocking in with the speed and ultra-fast performance of a PCI Express system — but with the convenience of a single cable.

OCTO Core DSP Accelerator Features:

  • Portable DSP Accelerator unit plus Core UAD plug-in package

  • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 connection on your Mac or PC

  • Juiced performance at higher sample rates; reduced plug-in latency versus FireWire

  • Eight SHARC processors provide a massive DSP boost for running large professional mixes

  • Includes Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle, featuring UA 610-B Preamp and EQ, plus Legacy editions of:

  • LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler

  • 1176LN / 1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifier

  • Fairchild 670 Tube Limiter

  • Pultec Pro Equalizers

  • UA Precision EnhancerHz

  • CS-1 Precision Channel

  • RealVerb Pro plug-ins

  • Access over 90 plug-ins (sold separately) from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT, and more

  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Samplitude, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live and more

  • Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for convenient daisy-chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals

  • Fan-free construction for quiet operation

  • Expands the DSP power of Apollo audio interfaces; can be combined with other UAD-2 DSP Accelerators

Tech Specs

Supported Computer Format : Mac, PC

Supported Plug-In Formats: AAX 64, VST, AU, RTAS

Processor: 8 x SHARC Processors

Connectivity Type: Thunderbolt

Hardware Requirements - Mac: Quad Core i7 or higher, Thunderbolt Port, 6GB Disk Space

Hardware Requirements - PC: Quad Core i7 or higher, Thunderbolt 3 port, Thunderbolt 2 adapter (not included for PC), 6GB Disk Space

OS Requirements - Mac: OS X 10.10 or later

OS Requirements - PC: Windows 10 64-bit Anniversary update or later

Height: 1.75"

Width: 7"

Depth: 6.75"

Weight: 2.24 lbs.

Manufacturer Part Number: TBSATO-C