Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Quad Custom Firewire DSP Accelerator

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Manufacturer: Universal Audio

Category: Recording & Playback



Universal Audio's UAD-2 Satellite QUAD CUSTOM puts the world's finest analogue emulation plug-ins within easy reach of Firewire 800 and 400-equipped Macs and 64-Bit Windows 7 systems via it's 4 SHARC DSP processors. The QUAD CUSTOM package provides 4 SHARC DSP processors and includes Universal Audio's 'analog classic' plug-ins — the LA-2A and 1176 Compressors/Limiters, and the Pultec EQP-1A . You also get to choose any three UAD plug-ins for permanent authorisation.

  • External FireWire 800 and 400 DSP accelerator with two SHARC processors compatible with Intel based iMacs, MacBook Pros, Mac Minis and Windows 7 based computers (Windows computers require a qualified PCIe-to-FireWire adapter card)
  • Provides native systems with a DSP boost for running larger mixes
  • Allows taking UAD plug-ins "on the road," mixing on any Intel-based Mac with an available FireWire 800/400 port
  • The Custom package includes The Analog Classics bundle, plus it allows the user to pick any three individual UAD plug-ins at registration
  • Analog Classics bundle features the LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN/1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifiers, Pultec EQP-1A, and Realverb Pro plug-ins
  • Access nearly sixty additional plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Roland, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT, Empirical Labs, MXR and more (sold separately)
  • Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s) and the Apollo audio interface
  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, Digital Performer, and more
  • Audio Units, RTAS, and VST plug-in format support for Mac based systems and RTAS and VST for Windows based computers

Additional Info

Additional Info

  • Firewire 800/400 external enclosure w/ power supply
  • Desktop dimensions: 6 (W) x 8 (L) x 1 (H)
  • Weight: 2 lbs
  • Four Analog Devices SHARC floating-point processors
  • Supports Mac OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard or higher (32-bit or 64-bit mode)
  • Supports VST, RTAS, and Audio Units plug-in formats
  • 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz sample rate support for all UAD plug-ins
  • Drivers optimised for modern multi-thread and multi-processor architectures
  • Real-time and faster than real-time processing for mix bounces
  • LoadLock™ ensures resource availability on loaded plug-ins
  • 14-day full function demo for all plug-ins, try before you buy
  • UAD Powered Plug-Ins™ available 24/7 from UA's Online Store


  • Windows 7 64-Bit Edition with SP1
  • Available Firewire 800 or 400 port
  • 512MB RAM (1GB strongly recommended)
  • 200MB available hard drive space (400MB for UAD-1 & UAD-2 combined installation)
  • Internet connection for registration, plug-in authorisation, software updates
  • Audio host application (DAW) w/ VST, RTAS, or Audio Units plug-in compatibility
  • A qualified PCIe-to-FireWire adapter card on Windows systems