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Customer Reviews 119 Reviews

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by T. Hildebrandt (2/19/2014):

Great transparent EQ. The presets are an excellent starting point to tweek instruments and vox. ... Read more

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Overview

Neve® 1073 / 1073SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins

3-Band EQ & High-Pass Filter Plug-In Modeled After Revered Neve 8014 Console

Originally designed by Neve in 1970, the Neve 1073 channel module is derived from revered Neve consoles such as the 8014. The 1073 is famous for adding otherwise unattainable sheen and clarity to music tracks. Modeling the 3-band EQ and high-pass filter with painstaking detail and thoroughness, Universal Audio’s Neve 1073 EQ plug-in replicates the sonic experience of its analog inspiration with stunning detail. Other features include a 30 dB range of gain control, phase reverse and EQ bypass.

The Neve 1073/SE EQ is a fixed 12kHz high shelving EQ, a six frequency (7.2k, 4.8k, 3.2k, 1.6k, .7k, .36k) parametric EQ, a four frequency (220, 110, 60 and 35 Hz) low shelving EQ, and a four frequency high pass filter. Other features include a 30 dB range of gain control, plus phase reverse and EQ bypass.

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  • Neil Mclellan

    (TapeOp)

    "The [UAD] Neve 1073 & 1081 EQ emulations are stellar and sound crisp and smooth, even at the extreme edges."

    Vance Powell

    (The Raconteurs)

    "If I want to dig the wool out, I use a [Neve]1073 plug-in. I want to add some boom, I go to the middle, and crank it up."

    Ed Cherney

    (Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton)

    "I've put it [Neve 1073 EQ plug-in] up against the hardware 1073s I have, and I end up using the plug-ins."

    Ian Boxill

    (Janet Jackson, Prince)

    “I use the Neve 1073 as both an EQ and an ‘aural exciter.’ No other EQ breathes life and excitement into a sterile DAW audio track or soft synth like this does.”

    Garrett "Jacknife" Lee

    (R.E.M., The Cars)

    "Wow! How did i do without it [UAD-2]? The 1073 EQ! 1176LN! Dimension D! The EMT reverbs! Fairchild 670!"

  • Jeff Russo

    (Tonic)

    "We [Tonic] used the Neve 1073 EQ on just about everything. You can really carve out the space you need in a mix with it."

    Glenn Rosenstein

    (Ziggy Marley, U2)

    "I'm very fond of the Neve plugs, the 1073 and the 1081 EQ's ... They make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside."

    Frank Filipetti

    (James Taylor, Rod Stewart)

    "Neve 1073, Fairchild 670, & EMT 140 — I don't think I'd even consider mixing in the box without them."

    Henry Jackman

    (The Da Vinci Code)

    "The UAD Neve 1073 is absolutely ideal for adding broad warmth to orchestral sounds."

    Frank Filipetti

    (James Taylor, Rod Stewart)

    "The Neve 1073 EQ—my go to EQ for just about everything. It's so good, my Neve hardware sits silently by"

  • Hector Delgado

    (Jay-Z, Ledisi)

    "The Neve plug-ins for UAD are a must for anyone wanting that 'outboard' sound 'in-the-box'."

    Ivan Barias

    (Faith Evans)

    "The Neve 1073 EQ is my go-to plug-in when I need the right amount of personality on a track."

    Future Music UK

    (Future Music UK)

    "Genuinely allows you to turn each channel of your DAW into a virtual Neve channel strip."

    Jim Dalrymple

    (The Loop)

    "[I use] the Fairchild Compressor, Neve 1081, Neve 1073, LA-2A and the 1176 Compressor. They all give you something different."

    Vance Powell

    (The Raconteurs)

    "The 1073, 1176, LA-2A, LA-3A, 33609, the RE-201, the Dimension D, and the CE-1 [plug-ins]. I couldn't live without 'em"

  • Charles Scott

    (Fringe)

    "I’ve been using 1073/1081 EQs as program EQs a LOT lately. Really, the first plug-in EQs that really sweeten the mix for me."

    Ryan West

    (Kanye West)

    "I frequently grab the Neve 1073 plug-in for bass, kicks, snares & vocals because whatever I do, that EQ always sounds musical."

    Tom Misner

    (President of AMS-Neve)

    "The definitive series of Neve plug-ins as a compliment to the range of Classic and New Classic Neve hardware units."

    Dweezil Zappa

    (Zappa Plays Zappa)

    "I've had a chance to work with all of the Neve plug-ins and they sound exceptionally good."

    Gavin Monaghan

    (The Twang)

    "Thanks to my UAD-2 quad, I can have a vintage Neve 1073 on every channel without mortgaging my house."

  • Adam Hawkins

    (50 Cent)

    "I love the new Neves. The 1081 and the 1073 I'm so happy with. They're the closest emulations I've heard."

    Ryan West

    (T.I., T-Pain)

    "I've worked with all the UAD Neve plug-ins and they sound exceptionally good. They do exactly what I had hoped they would do."

    Nathaniel Kunkel

    (Nirvana)

    "[The 1073] was able to get the guitar to grind in a way that I could not get out of any other plug, much less another Neve."

    Paul Vnuk, Jr.

    (Recording Magazine)

    "As you would expect from UA, each plug-in is visually and functionally accurate to its real world counterpart"

    Garret Haines

    (EQ Magazine)

    "If you’ve been considering the UAD line ... with authorized Neve plug-ins, you’ll have the tools you need."

  • Bruce Aisher

    (Future Music UK)

    "UA have taken revered [Neve] hardware and modelled it to perfection to produce a killer bundle."

    Paul White

    (Sound on Sound)

    "Once again Universal Audio have gone the extra mile to capture the authentic character of the real thing"

    Paul White

    (Sound On Sound)

    "[The Neve 1073 EQ plug-in has] all the bite, without breaking your skin, just like the original."

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    by T. Hildebrandt (Wednesday 13 February, 2013)

    Great transparent EQ. The presets are an excellent starting point to tweek instruments and vox. My only wish is that I bought the duo card instead of the solo card. Good job UA! Tim CamelBack Studios … Read More

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    great emulation
    by C. Schneider (Tuesday 29 January, 2013)

    I own a hardware 1073 and think about selling it in because this emulation is close enough for my needs. Both sound great, so I save the money and buy other nice gear...! … Read More

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    by A. Kizub (Sunday 13 May, 2012)

    For many decades as the citizens of the Soviet Union we were granted no access to the fruits of the sound recording high technologies. And even now not every citizen of the former Soviet Union can indulge themself with Neve 1073 VST plug-in version, to say nothing of the hard version of Neve1073. I … Read More

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    by M. Boccaccio (Friday 2 June, 2006)

    It took just under 1.4 miiliseconds- the time it took for my Genelec monitor's suddenly awake and happy soundwaves to hit me.....and my ears felt like they belonged to a bright young curious boy all over again. It took me just under a minute to get on the web and buy it. Didn't even eek out the … Read More

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    Second view...disappointment.
    by A. Oberholz (Thursday 29 November, 2012)

    I was younger at my first review and more naive. In the meantime I own a very precise swedish clone of the 1073. The total absence of harmonics in the UAD 1073 EQ is a big disappointment. It would have made total sense to also model the amplifying part and not only the EQ part. When I purcha … Read More

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Artists
  • Joel Hamilton Mixes Pretty Lights with UAD-2 Power

    Joel Hamilton details how he used UAD plug-ins to craft Pretty Lights' Grammy-nominated album, A Color Map of the Sun. Read More

    Joe Zook Mixes OneRepublic and Serena Ryder

    WIth multiple platinum-selling records under his belt, Zook is one of the industry's most sought-after mix engineers. Read More

    Vampire Weekend Production Goes Mobile with Apollo

    Ariel Rechtshaid and Rostam Batmanglij produced Vampire Weekend's latest album with Apollo and UAD-2. 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

    Capturing '60s Soul with UAD Plug-Ins

    Learn how Culture Club producer Steve Levine used UAD Powered Plug-ins to recreate the classic sound of 1960s soul. Read More

    R&B Engineer Tremaine Williams

    Tremaine reflects on how UAD Powered Plug-Ins have helped to further his quest for audio perfection. Read More

  • Jason Schweitzer On Mixing With UA Gear for Snoop

    GRAMMY®-winning mixer and recording engineer Jason Schweitzer on developing artful ears. Read More

    The Glitch Mob

    UA sits down with edIT, Boreta, and Ooah of The Glitch Mob to hear about their latest release, their life on the road. and their studio workflow with UAD Plug-Ins. 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

    Glenn Rosenstein

    Glenn Rosenstein is one of those powerhouse engineer/producers who cut his teeth at NYC’s Sigma Sound in the ‘80s. Read More

    Hans Zimmer

    Hans Zimmer is one of the most prolific and compelling film composers in Hollywood, with more than 100 films and eight Academy Awards to his name. Read More

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Features & Specs

Neve® 1073 / 1073SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins

Features:

  • Exclusively Neve licensed/UA modeled 1073 EQ
  • Revered 3-band “Wessex A88/8014” EQ
  • High Shelving, Parametric Mid, Low Shelving & HPF
  • 30 dB range of gain control
  • Original RAF Cosmetics & Concentric Controls
  • Most widely used EQ in popular music
  • Neve 1073SE ‘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:

  • High Shelf Filter: +/-15dB gain with switchable freq (15k, 12k, 10k, 8k)
  • High-Mid Bell Filter: +/-15dB gain with switchable freq (9k, 7k, 5k, 3k)
  • Low-Mid Bell Filter: +/-15dB gain with switchable freq (2k, 1k, 500, 250Hz)
  • Low Shelf Filter, +/-15dB gain with switchable freq (150, 100, 80, 50 Hz)
  • Low Pass Filters: independently switchable and combinable (15k, 12k, and 9kHz) 12dB/Octave
  • High Pass Filters: independently switchable and combinable (25, 50, and 100 Hz), 18dB/Octave
  • “Output” Gain with -24 to +12dB range
  • 180º Phase Reverse
  • EQ In/Out bypasses plug-in
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Docs

UAD Plug-Ins Manual

UAD System Manual

UA Product Catalog.pdf

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