Replacing Tubes in Your UA Analog HardwareMay 23, 2012 10:21:55 PM PDT
For those of you lucky enough to own one of Universal Audio's tube-based hardware preamps, channel strips, or compressors, you will at some point need to deal with replacing the tubes in these units. How is this done? What tubes do you need? Read on my friends, and the answers to your questions will be revealed! Read More
Apollo High Resolution Audio Interface Basics & FAQJanuary 19, 2012 6:00:03 PM PST
What is Apollo? Apollo is a high-resolution professional audio interface with FireWire and Thunderbolt connectivity, featuring superior sound quality and Realtime UAD Processing onboard. It features built-in UAD-2 DSP Acceleration, which allows Apollo to track, mix, and master with our full library of award-winning UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins with nearly instant sub-2ms latency. Read More
UAD-2 Satellite Firewire DSP Accelerators Basics & FAQFebruary 23, 2011 11:11:11 AM PST
What is the UAD-2 Satellite?
UAD-2 Satellite is a FireWire 800/400 DSP accelerator that runs the growing library of UAD Powered Plug-Ins. UAD plug-ins are widely recognized as the highest quality tools for mixing and mastering, with an emphasis on emulations of classic analog gear.Read More
UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins Basics & FAQFebruary 1, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
So, what exactly is the UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins platform, anyway? The UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins Platform is a range of very high-quality audio plug-ins, powered by dedicated hardware DSP accelerators (either PCIe/ExpressCard format or Firewire 400/800 format). UAD-2 plug-ins can be used in any VST, AU, or RTAS compatible audio software on Mac and PC. Read More
Which Ones Work: Using Expansion Chassis with UAD-2 DSP AcceleratorsJuly 25, 2010 2:53:22 AM PDT
The UAD software drivers will support up to four UAD-2 cards installed in the same computer; however, not all computers have four available PCIe slots. Mac Pro systems only offer three PCIe slots, for example. In this situation, the only option would be to use a PCIe expansion chassis.Read More
Where to Begin — 10 UAD Powered Plug-Ins Every New UAD-2 User Should OwnSeptember 23, 2009 11:13:33 AM PDT
With all of the compressors and limiters, EQs, special processors, chorus and delays, and reverbs available from UA’s Online Store, we know that many new users look at the vast array of UAD plug-ins available and think, "Which should I use? Where do I start?"
Without further ado…Read More