Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt - OCTO Ultimate 4

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  • Includes 83 UA-Developed Plug-Ins
  • Thunderbolt DSP Processor
  • Eight SHARC Processors
  • Reduced Plug-In Latency
  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live and More

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt - OCTO Ultimate 4

The Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt - OCTO Ultimate 4 is UA's most powerful processor that comes pre-loaded with the largest collection of UA-Developed plug-ins to date. One of the newest plug-ins incorporated into this unit is the Oxide Tape Recorder plug-in, which is part of the new UAD release. Ideal for studio environments, the Ultimate 4 includes 83 UA-Developed Plug-Ins all running on the UA's most powerful eight-core DSP configuration - Thunderbolt. Improving on its predecessors, the Ultimate 4 is more affordable than the Ultimate 3 on release, even when adding the expanded plugin roster. The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt provides exceptional horsepower via eight SHARC processors and its reduced plug-in latency. The comprehensive list of plug-ins and powerful DSP accelerator makes this bundle ideal for professional studio users.

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Powerful Thunderbolt DSP Interface

The DSP Thunderbolt OCTO Ultimate 4 is one of the Universal Audio's most powerful DSP accelerators. This exceptional desktop unit is ideal for a range of different professional audio applications. The unit is compatible with all Thunderbolt-based Macs, and allows you to supercharge Apollo interfaces and other UAD-2 DSP Accelerator system, letting you process large mixes filled with rich analog emulated plug-ins.

Largest Collection Of UA-Developed Plug-Ins

The Ultimate 4 package includes one of the largest collections of UAD-Developed Plug-Ins to date. Including 83 Plug-Ins with a range of different modulation and audio applications, the plug-in bundle is designed to offer every aspect of analog modulation for the modern day audio professional. The bundle runs via Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 connections on new Macs and they include plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT and more.


  • 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

UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Minimum System Requirements

  • UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Minimum System Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or 10.10 Yosemite
  • 6 gigabytes available storage
  • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
  • Compatible VST, Audio Units, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in DAW software

Full List Of Featured Plug-Ins

Channel Strips:
  • 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
  • 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 and Modulation
  • Cooper® Time Cube MkII Delay
  • EP-34 Tape Echo
  • MXR® Flanger/Doubler
  • Precision Delay Modulation
  • Precision Delay Modulation Long
  • 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
  • Bermuda Triangle
  • Ibanez® Tube Screamer TS808
  • Raw Distortion
  • Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery
  • Precision Maximizer
  • Precision Multiband
  • Precision Limiter
  • Manley® Massive Passive EQ
  • Manley® Massive Passive Mastering EQ
  • 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
  • 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
Note: * 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.