UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 5 by Universal Audio

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 5 - 8 SHARC Processors, 89 Powered Plug-Ins

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The ultimate collection of UAD Powered Plug-Ins over Thunderbolt.
The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 5 is Universal Audio's most powerful DSP accelerator, combined with a flagship collection of 89 UAD Powered Plug-Ins. This sleek desktop unit is compatible with Thunderbolt-equipped Macs and Windows 10 PCs*, 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 5 includes 89 UA-developed** plug-in titles from a world-renowned library that includes Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, Fairchild, Fender, 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 5 provides massive horsepower via eight SHARC processors, and its Thunderbolt technology offers reduced plug-in latency compared to FireWire 800.

Ultimate 5 Software Bundle Contents

Channel Strips (9)
• API Vision Channel Strip
• CS-1 Channel Strip
• Manley® VOXBOX 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 (20)
• API 2500 Stereo Bus Compressor
• 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 (8)
• Brigade Chorus Pedal
• Cooper® Time Cube MkII Delay
• EP-34 Tape Echo
• Galaxy Tape Echo
• MXR® Flanger/Doubler
• Precision Delay Modulation
• Precision Delay Modulation Long
• Studio D Chorus

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 (4)
• Bermuda Triangle
• Fender® '55 Tweed Deluxe
• 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 Features • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Thunderbolt connection on modern Macs or Windows 10 PCs.
• 8 SHARC processors provide a massive DSP boost for running large professional mixes.
• Includes "Ultimate 5" plug-in bundle, featuring 89 UA-developed plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, Fender, and more.**
• Take UAD plug-ins "on the road" for mixing on Thunderbolt-equipped computers.
• Dual Thunderbolt ports allow convenient daisy-chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals.
• Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Ableton Live, and more.
• Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), and Apollo audio interfaces.
• VST, AU, RTAS, AAX 64 and 64-bit DAW compatible.

* Windows 10 Thunderbolt compatibility coming Fall/Winter 2016. Visit for details.
** Ultimate 5 package includes 89 UA-developed plug-ins up to and including UAD Software v9.0. Does not include any Direct Developer (3rd party) plug-ins, nor plug-ins released after UAD software v9.0.

UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt System Requirements
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• Apple Mac computer with available Thunderbolt port.
• Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or 10.11 El Capitan.

• PC computer with available Thunderbolt 3 port.
• Windows 10 (64-Bit Edition).

• 6 gigabytes available storage
• Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins.
• Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host DAW software.
• Thunderbolt cable and adapter sold separately.
Computer Interface Type Thunderbolt
Analogue Inputs (Total)  
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Mic Preamps (Max)  
Instrument Inputs (Max)  
Phantom Power No
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iPad Compatible No
Dynamic Range n/a dB
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Dimensions (mm)  
DSP Processing Yes
Misc. Notes  

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