Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt QUAD Core

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  • Quad SHARC Processors
  • Includes 'Analog Classics Plus' Advanced Plug-In Bundle
  • Quick and Simple Installation
  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live & More
  • 2 x Thunderbolt Connections

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt QUAD Core

The Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Quad Core is a professional quality dual thunderbolt connection DSP Accelerator that not only provides 4 super powerful SHARC processors to reduce strain on your Intel based Mac or windows 7 PC but also comes with the UAD Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle. The Analog Classics Plus Plug-In bundle is a revolutionary collection of high quality analog style multi-format plug-ins ranging from compressors to reverb that provide a traditional hardware flavour to your audio projects.

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The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Quad Core is Universal Audio's workhorse Thunderbolt DSP Accelerator. If you're running a project studio, Satellite Quad Core will give you access to award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins on thunderbolt-enabled computers including Intel-based Macs and Windows 7 PCs.

The UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt Quad Core is powered by four powerful SHARC processors allowing it to efficiently handle even the most demanding plug-ins. With an extremely simple installation onto Intel-based Macs and Windows 7 PCs using the downloadable driver software the UAD-2 allows you to run huge DAW mixes with UAD plug-ins without putting the strain on your host computer.

Including the Analog Classics Plus Plug-in Bundle the UAD-2 Thunderbolt provides a huge array of multi-format DAW plug-ins based on traditional analog outboard plug ins such as compressors, tube pre-amps, EQ, limiters, delay and reverbs to allow you to professionally mix, master and add finesse to your tracks.

Analog Classics Plus Includes:

  • UA 610-B Tube Preamp and Equalizer
  • 1176LN/SE Classic Limiting Amplifiers (Legacy)
  • Fairchild 670 Tube Limiter (Legacy)
  • Pultec Pro Equalizers (Legacy)
  • Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveling Amplifier (Legacy)
  • UA Precision Enhancer Hz
  • CS-1 Precision Channel
  • RealVerb Pro Room Modeler


  • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via blazing fast Thunderbolt 2 connection
  • Access over 90 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT, MXR and more (sold separately)
  • Allows taking UAD plug-ins "on the road," mixing on Macs with Thunderbolt 1 or 2 connection
  • Gives native systems a DSP boost for running larger mixes, with rich, sonically complex plug-ins
  • 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
  • Compatible with VST, AU, RTAS, and AAX 64 plug-in formats
  • Fan-free design for silent operation
  • Fan-less Thunderbolt 2 External enclosure w/external power supply
  • 4 Analog Devices SHARC Floating-Point Processors
  • 14-Day Full Function Demo for All Plug-Ins
  • Includes Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle


  • Processors: 4 x SHARC
  • Compatibility (64bit): VST, RTAS, Audio Units, AAX
  • Sample Rate Support: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
  • Mac Operating System: OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or 10.9 Mavericks
  • Windows Operating System: Windows 7
  • Available Disk Space: 4 GB
  • Dimensions: 7" (W) x 6.75" (L) x 1.75" (H)
  • Weight: 1Kg
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