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Universal Audio Announces Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection for UAD Platform and Apollo Audio Interfaces

Featuring the Classic Fairchild 660 and 670 Tube Limiters, the Fairchild Collection Also Offers New Features For Modern Workflow Applications

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • November 18, 2013 —For a half-century, the Fairchild 670 and 660 tube limiters have defined many of popular music’s most revered vocal and drum sounds, from Pink Floyd and the Beatles to classic Motown singles. Now, Universal Audio has fully captured Fairchild’s revered tube character with the Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo Audio Interfaces.

In 2004, Universal Audio released the Fairchild 670 Legacy plug-in, which was quickly heralded as the best Fairchild 670 emulation available. Today, UA’s team of DSP experts have improved the original time constants and gain reduction curves while modeling — for the first time ever — the complete tube-powered amplifier and transformer sections of their hardware counterparts. Far beyond other Fairchild emulations, only the new UAD Fairchild Limiter Collection is based on an accurate circuit model of Ocean Way’s “golden-reference” units.

The Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection also offers “digital only” features such as sidechain filtering, dry/wet parallel blend, and headroom controls, giving owners of Apollo audio interfaces and UAD-2 DSP Accelerator hardware modern workflow appointments.

Available for purchase via UA's Online Store for $299, the Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection is part of the new UAD Software v7.4— which also includes the Maag EQ4 Plug-In.

Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection— $299

  • Includes the Fairchild mono 660 and stereo 670, each with their own sonic attributes and feature sets
  • Models entire electronic path, including tube amplifiers and transformers for complete analog color and behavior
  • Based on Ocean Way’s famous, meticulously maintained Fairchild “golden units”
  • Lateral-Vertical mode for stereo imaging and balance control
  • Includes all-new “digital only” features such as sidechain filtering, dry/wet parallel blend, and headroom controls
  • Requires UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface, available from authorized dealers worldwide.

Download UAD Software v7.4 here:
www.uaudio.com/support/uad/74.html

Learn more about the Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection here:
http://www.uaudio.com/store/compressors-limiters/fairchild-tube-limiter-collection.html

Learn more about the award-winning Apollo audio interfaces here:
www.uaudio.com/apollo

Learn more about the award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins:
www.uaudio.com/uad-plug-ins.html

About UAD Powered Plug-Ins
Powered by Universal Audio’s popular UAD-2 DSP Accelerator hardware and Apollo audio interfaces, UAD Powered Plug-Ins offer the world’s most authentic analog hardware emulations and award-winning audio plug-ins on Mac and PC. UAD plug-ins deliver rich, analog sound quality that would be difficult or impossible to achieve with native recording systems.

About Universal Audio Inc.
Founded in 1958 by recording pioneer Bill Putnam Sr., and refounded in 1999 by Bill Putnam Jr., Universal Audio is best known for its classic, hand-built analog hardware and advanced UAD Digital Signal Processing technology for recording, mixing, and mastering audio. Headquartered in Scotts Valley, California, UA is focused on merging the best of vintage analog and modern digital technology, following its rich recording heritage and motto, “Analog Ears. Digital Minds.”www.uaudio.com.

©2013 Universal Audio, Inc. All rights reserved. Product features, specifications, pricing, and availability are subject to change without notice. The "Universal Audio" name, UA "Diamond" logo, “Apollo,” and "UAD Powered Plug-Ins" are trademarks of Universal Audio Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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