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    Excellent!

    by J. D. 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic Sounding! I Use it on everything I do. If you can not get a great sound using this plugin, you have other problems. My 15 year old son tracks guitars and later eqs with this plugin and I have 22 years of engineering records and I'm impressed with the tones he gets with very little experience. Buy this plugin. You won't regret it.


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    Spectacular!!!

    by S. Hughes . 5 out of 5 stars

    I first looked at the classic 1073 eq model, the one everyone raves about, but thankfully I also tried the 1081 which is a much better, expanded, more capable version of the 1073 and so this is the one I went for. Even Mr Neve himself doesn't understand the fuss about the ancient 1073 and has expressed in interviews that he's created much better units since, and this is certainly one of them. If you can afford both, then why not, but if you only pick one, this 1081 delivers. I love it. It's great musical sounding eq that adds 'that' sound that you just can't seem to pull out using anything else.

    A must have, hands down.


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    by A. Shante . 5 out of 5 stars

    plugin neve from U.A., it is better only iron, and not always. Speed of work and qualitative result!


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    by R. Patel . 5 out of 5 stars

    I already have the Neve 1073 EQ, and just added the 1081 EQ to my collection. This EQ is smoother and more flexible, works great on kick drums, bass, adding some sheen to vocals, and also for adding some weight to a snare drum. The filters are great, both the low pass and high are very useful. I should add that I have a Neve Portico 5033 EQ, a Rupert Neve designed Amek channel in a box, and have used the AMS Neve 8803 EQ. I must say that UAD really have nailed the Neve sound and characteristic when boosting the low, mid and highs, The 1073 12khz is amazing, as is the 100hz and 220hz combo boost of the 1081 EQ, these are great tools for ITB mixing and tone shaping.


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    by S. Gora . 4 out of 5 stars

    Best on drums and vocals. More surgical than its little brother the Neve 1073 _


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    Fantastic EQ

    by J. Broeckers . 5 out of 5 stars

    Dear Frinds,

    For me the best EQ I ever heared, he works perfectly for me. Big gratulations for the Team who designed this outstanding EQ.

    But not only the plugs are awsome,also the support by universal audio.

    I will tell what happend:

    I would like to purchase the 1073, but I did put the wrong plug and buy it...
    After authorization i can't believe what happend.. the wrong eq was activated !!!

    So i did use the support service and wrote him my big mistake.

    After a few Day's i got a new patch and the right eq was activated. Iam very luky for the help and a big thank you to the service team.

    Keep up the great work

    Joachim Broeckers
    CEO Pearldiver Records
    Germany


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    by K. Satoshi . 4 out of 5 stars

    Neve® 1081's hight shelf band is so cool

    but this suit is so heavey ...


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    by D. Ralph . 5 out of 5 stars

    I don't normally write two reviews for a product, unless im really bored or i have sold it short somehow in my first review!
    Well it's a bit of both this evening.

    On my last review i pretty much left it by saying the Neve isn't suitable for mastering purposes because it lacks the parameters of an eq more suited to that "like cambridge or UA mastering eq"

    Well tonight i did a shoot out between the Neve 1081 and the UA mastering EQ.

    I tried to replicate as many settings, it's not entirely possible because the frequency bands are not exact to one another, but i managed to get it within 10-20 hertz so over a multitude of tests i expect this hinderance to be minimal.

    OK, first things i noticed with the UAD Mastering Equalizer (UAMEQ)
    Firstly for my ear it seems to add too much middle freqs regardless of settings, it was getting quite annoying once i knew what to listen for.

    Second, the app isn't finished! I have demoed the AU version and when i change the plug in to controls rather than editor it doesn;t let me select the gain! So i have to go via the front panel which only has increments in like 1bd (when you go past +3db of gain)
    Now considering this is a mastering EQ that is just plain wrong.

    Third/fourth The low end and the high end are not nearly as good as the neve 1081 (the low end of the UAMEQ sounds like a sloppy fart in comparison.

    Anyway, i've drifted a little off from what i originally wanted to say, basically if you want a mastering EQ bypass the UAD Mastering EQ and get this one, it's more than up for the task.


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    by A. Maskens . 4 out of 5 stars

    This EQ is another great one to own. Mainly because the hardware its based on is legendary! Knowing it's been used all over the place tells you that Neve sound is all over the place too! Having the ability to put some of that sound in my own work is great when I need it!


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    One of the best

    by P. Larose. 5 out of 5 stars

    I don't now why but UAD have definitely an amazing result with neve plugs . The sound is great and more than all, the neve sound is here instantly. I love this collection and can't do without anymore.
    Thank's guys for this great work.


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    Love love love !!!

    by C. LAURENT. 5 out of 5 stars

    The plug is very very good, the color is beautiful in the low fréquency.
    Good in the vocal...thank uad


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    Great for Subtle Shaping

    by S. Gough. 5 out of 5 stars

    I mainly use this EQ for tone shaping rather than surgical corrections. It has a great smooth tone that is great for the wide, sweeping motions. However, the Hi Q setting can also help pinpoint the attack/body of source material for more precise shaping. Overall a great EQ to have in your back pocket.


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    I like it

    by R. Gun. 5 out of 5 stars

    Sounds good on drums but works on any signal.
    It sounds similar to Harrison c32 witch is a little better in the lowpass+highpass filters and the ultra high band.
    Interesting is, the Neve 1081 black one (the dsp safer) is sounding much the same as the blue one. The harrison does not, it´s dsp safer version does sound much duller in the ultra high bands.
    I prefere the Neve over the Harrison because of the stepped frequencies.


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    Simply perfect!!!

    by A. Casadio. 5 out of 5 stars

    Really useful on any instrument. Especially on vocals, bass and drums. I highly recommend it to everyone ... !!!
    Play good notes.

    Alberto


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    Multi Use Musical EQ

    by A. Marlowe. 5 out of 5 stars

    It's really a pleasure to use this very musical EQ plug-in, it's punch and presence, and also the tonal effects of the gain, nice work, thanks UAD!


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    Neve 1081 / 1081SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins

    by V. Uhov. 5 out of 5 stars

    1073 have Eq, I decided to buy another 1081 in my collection.
    enjoyed a very flexible range of frequencies. It turns out I can regulate any band.
    I tried to work just fine, and very musical! most importantly it consumes less resources compared to 1073.


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    Oh my.....

    by S. JK. 5 out of 5 stars

    I've never owned an EQ of this caliber. Since taking the plunge cash- wise, I know understand the need for decent EQs. I work in an untreated basement and I can achieve much better mixes........so off to acoustically treat my basement. F&%#.


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    Good for Guitars !!!!

    by A. Belt. 5 out of 5 stars

    Good for Acoustic Guitar !!! (mic recording)
    Good for Electric Guitar !!! (i use POD 2)

    Отлично работает для Акустической гитары !
    Отлично работает для Электрической гитары !

    Great sounding !!!
    Отличный звук !!!


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    Quick and easy

    by . . 5 out of 5 stars

    Im loving it
    Super quick to get to where you want to sound much easier on the dsp compared to the 1073


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    Can I do without it on drums?

    by O. Johannessen. 5 out of 5 stars

    Yes, probably. But nothing comes close to the sound of my kickdrum with this one it. It has a character and punch that is really loveable! Filters are good to.


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Neve 1081 / 1081SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins

Neve 1081 / 1081SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins
$249.00
Average Rating [131 ratings]:
4.91 out of 5 stars