The UAD-2 QUAD Omni DSP Accelerator Card is Universal Audio's most powerful and flexible processing hardware ” packaged with our most complete plug-in bundle for professional power users. Specifically... Read More
The UAD-2 QUAD Omni DSP Accelerator Card is Universal Audio's most powerful and flexible processing hardware ” packaged with our most complete plug-in bundle for professional power users. Specifically, the UAD-2 QUAD Omni gives producers and engineers over 50 award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins on Mac or PC ” saving thousands of dollars versus buying these plug-ins individually. The PCIe card features four Analog Devices SHARC chips to "power" 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.
The UAD-2 QUAD Omni Card combines Universal Audio's revolutionary DSP acceleration hardware with all the available UA Powered Plug-ins”up to and including those in UAD Software version 5.7” more than 50 world-class plug-ins. UA's Powered Plug-In library brings the most sonically revered studio processors from the past 50 years of audio to your DAW, including vintage equalizers and compressors, superior precision mastering tools, special processing, lush reverbs, and the most accurate, officially licensed hardware emulations from Neve, Roland, Boss, SPL, Moog, Harrison, Little Labs, and more.
Use the included $50 plug-in voucher at the UA online store 24/7 to select from UA's entire library of world-class plug-ins. Preview the current lineup of plug-ins via fully functional 14-day demos. Audition each one to hear how it works for your music and buy the plug-ins you really want.
At the heart of the UAD-2 QUAD are 4 cutting-edge SHARC 21369 floating-point processors which allows for larger and more sophisticated processing algorithms, and a level of power and complexity not found with host-based plug-ins. By reducing the burden on your computer's CPU, your host application can now deliver more tracks, automation, virtual instruments and native effects.
All UAD-2's feature the completely redesigned v5.7 software with a myriad of new performance and convenience enhancing features like LODE (Live Optimizing DSP Engine) which intelligently balances resources for maximum plug-in count, LiveTrack ( low-latency mode) making it possible to monitor instruments through Powered Plug-Ins, and improved RTAS/Pro Tools LE support including auto-delay compensation via MellowMuse's ATA (a $49 value, free for all UAD-2 users). The all-new unified Meter & Control Panel for UAD-1 and UAD-2 improves and streamlines status monitoring, plug-in purchasing, help & support, and software updates. Also new for UAD-2 is the UA website which has been completely redesigned with integrated A/V demo's, tutorials, in-depth webzine articles, FAQ's and enhanced support, so you can really get the most out of your UAD-2.
UAD-2 Omni pak bundles Includes:
Precision Multiband, Precision Buss Compressor, VCA VU
¢Equalizers: Pultec EQP-1A, Pultec Pro, Cambridge EQ, Precision EQ, Neve 1073, Neve 1073SE, Neve 1081, Neve
¢Channel Strips: CS-1, Neve 88RS
¢Reverbs: Dreamverb, Realverb Pro, Plate 140
¢Chorus/Delay: Boss CE-1 Chorus, Roland SDD-320 Dimension D, Roland RE-201 Space Echo
¢Special Processing: Precision Enhancer kHzPrecision De-EsserPrecision, Maximizer, SPL Transient Designer, Moog Multi-Mode Filter, Moog Multi-Mode Filter SE
Multi-Card (Add More DSP!)
Need more raw DSP horsepower to run more UAD plugs in your mixes or simply want to run all your sessions at higher sample rates? The UAD was designed as a multi-card system allowing up to 4 UAD-2 cards and 4 UAD-1 cards to run on an OSX Mac/Win XP/Vista computer/expansion chassis system. Your existing plug-in licenses can be used across cards after registering a new card to your my.uaudio.com account and downloading the new plug authorization file.
&bull:Easily expand your DSP power with extra cards (up to 4 UAD-1/1e/Xpander, and 4 UAD-2 Cards per system)
&bull:L.O.D.E. (Live Optimizing DSP Engine) the UAD-2's DSP engine
automatically balances resources to maximize your plug-in instantiations
&bull:Plug-In Licenses Valid for up to 4 UAD-2 and 4 UAD-1 cards in a system ( no need to re-purchase)
&bull:Use any combination of cards (PCI or PCIe)