Get the rich analog noise of UAD Powered Plug-Ins over Thunderbolt. The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core DSP Accelerator provides professional manufacturers and engineers fast, high-powered access to acclaimed UAD Powered Plug-Ins. This smooth desktop unit is suitable with all Thunderbolt based Macs, and can turbo charge Apollo interfaces and other UAD-2 DSP Accelerator systems to run larger mixes filled with rich analog emulation plug-ins. In developing UAD plug-ins, Universal Audio's DSP engineers deal with the initial hardware producers - utilizing their exact schematics, golden devices, and experienced ears - to give you all the heat of traditional analog equipment. The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core includes eight SHARC processors, and its Thunderbolt 2 technology provides minimized plug-in latency compared to Fire wire 800. The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core includes UA's "Analog Classics Plus" plug-in package, and supply access to more than 90 plug-ins from brands including Ampex, Manley, Lexicon, EMT, Empirical Labs, Never, Roland, Fairchild, Pultec, Studier, SSL, and more (sold separately). "Analog Classics Plus" plug-in package includes the UA 610-B Preamp & EQ, and Legacy editions of the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN/1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifier, Fairchild 670 Tube Limiter, Pultec Pro Equalizers, UA Precision Enhancer Hz, CS-1 Precision Channel, and Real Verb Pro plug-ins Minimum System Requirements: Apple Mac with available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port; Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or 10.9 Mavericks; Internet connection to download software application and license UAD plug-ins; Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in DAW software application; 4 gigabytes available disk space; VST, AU, RTAS, AAX 64 assistance Thunderbolt cable sold separately.
Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 connection on new Macs, Dual Thunderbolt ports for convenient daisy-chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals
8 SHARC processors provide a massive DSP boost for running large professional mixes
Access over 90 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT and more (sold separately)
Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), and Apollo audio interface
Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, and more