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by V. van Tiel (6/7/2015):

The best eq for cutting the mid frequencies. It does that job superb. And always in… Read more

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Overview

Neve 31102 / 31102SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins

3-Band Active EQ & High/Low Filters Plug-In Modeled After Legendary Neve 8068 Console

Originally featured in the Neve 8068 console, the 31102 EQ was used to mix one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, Appetite For Destruction by Guns-N-Roses. With its distinct filter shaping and familiar Neve sheen and bite, the Neve 31102/SE EQ Powered Plug-In provides another step in the evolution of classic Neve EQs. Artists ranging from Primus and Metallica to My Morning Jacket and The Red Hot Chili Peppers have also called on the distinct tone of the 31102 EQ in the studio. UA’s Powered Plug-In Neve 31102 EQ delivers the same sonic experience as its analog cousin with exacting detail.

Three-band active EQ and High/Low filters offer enhanced tone-shaping possibilities and a feature complexity that sits squarely between its legendary cousins, the 1073 and the 1081.

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Reviews

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  • Ryan Hewitt

    (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

    “The UAD Neve 31102 is my go-to drum EQ in my mixes...there's no other plug-in that can give me as meaty a kick drum sound as this one!”

    John Fields

    (Switchfoot, P!nk)

    “To have unlimited channels of UAD Neve 31102 on a mix is a dream come true. It’s excellent on just about any source material.”

    Paul White

    (Sound On Sound)

    "Tonally, the Neve [31102] sounds warmer than the Helios [Type 69] and Harrison [32C] EQs, but that's part of its charm."

    (Computer Music)

    "[The Neve 31102 top end] is airy and glistening, with no hint of the harshness that's found on a lot of digital EQs."

    (Computer Music)

    "The warmth of the [Neve 31102's] bottom end is full, fat and creamy."

  • (Computer Music)

    "The mid-band bell curve is where the character of the unit [Neve 31102] lies... It bites in & cuts without leaving the sound thin."

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    Cutting the mids
    by V. van Tiel(Sunday 7 June, 2015)

    The best eq for cutting the mid frequencies. It does that job superb. And always in just a couple of seconds. I use this eq as first insert on most of the tracks. Since I do so. my mixes sound so much better! Read More

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    Cutting the mids
    by V. van Tiel(Sunday 7 June, 2015)

    The best eq for cutting the mid frequencies. It does that job superb. And always in just a couple of seconds. I use this eq as first insert on most of the tracks. Since I do so. my mixes sound so much better! Read More

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    Most Slept on Neve Eq
    by . (Saturday 23 May, 2015)

    The 1.6k band is one of a kind. Chose this over the 1081. May seem crazy. But try it. Read More

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    My fav eq
    by S. Gouillard(Thursday 19 March, 2015)

    I use it all the time! Drums, guitars, synths etc... Read More

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    One of the best!!!
    by P. Boanton (Thursday 29 January, 2015)

    This is a recreation of the famous mic pre's in the 8088 console. This mic pre is the evolution of the 1073/84. I've personally never touched a 8088, but this is a stellar plugin. It seems to open things up when you push the pre's input, also adding a touch of colorful distortion. In a… Read More

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Artists
  • Chris Dugan

    Green Day engineer Chris Dugan used his Apollo QUAD and 16 Thunderbolt audio interfaces — linked by Apollo Expanded software — to provide the perfect rig for capturing a live band in two demanding environments. Read More

    Top Engineers Top "Desert Island" Plug-Ins

    If you were stuck on a desert island with your recording studio, what UAD plug-ins could you not live without?… Read More

    Josh One & Ian Boxill

    DJ/Producer Josh One and engineer Ian Boxill walk us through their grooving, slickly-produced new single, "After It," featuring Julie Walehwa. Read More

  • Ryan Hewitt

    Few people are lucky enough to grow up in the music business. Ryan Hewitt had the fortune of being raised in and around recording studios. Read More

    JR Hutson

    JR Hutson is a highly-in-demand songwriter and producer in LA’s thriving R&B scene. Best known for his work with Jill Scott and Musiq Soulchild. Read More

    Arabian Prince

    Veteran hip-hop/electronic producer Arabian Prince has enjoyed a steady career of hits spanning 25 years, and he’s not stopping now. Read More

  • Rik Simpson

    It was a great treat to interview UK producer/engineer Rik Simpson on his use of UA gear with the band Coldplay. Read More

    Matt Boudreau

    I know — we interviewed Matt Boudreau back in March about his racks of UA outboard gear and four UAD-1 cards... Read More

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Features & Specs

Neve® 31102 / 31102SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins

Features:

  • Neve licensed and endorsed, Universal Audio-modeled 31102 EQ
  • 3-band active EQ and High/Low filters modeled after legendary Neve 8068 console
  • Unique coloring with its own distinct filter shaping versus previous Neve designs
  • Filter response curves modeled to exacting detail
  • “Level Adjust” gain control with original 30dB gain range
  • Neve 31102SE ‘DSP-lite’ version yields higher instance count
  • Requires a UAD DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface available from authorized dealers worldwide

See the UAD Instance Chart here

Parameters:

  • HF = 10, 12, or 16 kHz high shelf with approximately ±15 dB of gain
  • MF = switchable frequency (7.2, 4.8, 3.2, 1.6, 0.7 and 0.35 kHz) peak or trough parametric EQ with selectable low or high Q and approximately ±15 dB of gain
  • LF = switchable frequency (220, 110, 60, and 35 Hz) low shelving EQ with aproximately ±15 dB of gain
  • HP = switchable frequency (45, 70, 160 and 360 Hz) high pass filter
  • LP = switchable frequency (6, 8, 10, 14 and 18 kHz) low pass filter
  • Clicking band symbols causes cycling of switchable frequency selections
  • “Level Adjust” gain control via original 30dB gain range
  • Clicking on “OFF” silkscreen adjacent to Input knob causes the knob to move to OFF position; Clicking OFF a second time causes the knob to return to its last input gain setting
  • Phase and “EQL” EQ bypass switches
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Docs

Apollo Software Manual (Thunderbolt)

Apollo Software Manual (FireWire)

UAD Plug-Ins Manual

UAD System Manual

UA Product Catalog

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