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by N. Christie (6/21/2016):

Simple to use and sounds great ! Can't go wrong with a Neve ! Read more

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Overview

Neve 1073 / 1073SE Classic Console EQs

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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  • 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."

    Ryan West

    (Eminem, Kanye West, Kid Cudi)

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

    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"

    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."

  • Paul White

    (Sound on Sound)

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

    Bruce Aisher

    (Future Music UK)

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

    Ryan West

    (Eminem, Kanye West, Kid Cudi)

    "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."

    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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    Simple yet beautiful sounding
    by N. Christie(Tuesday 21 June, 2016)

    Simple to use and sounds great ! Can't go wrong with a Neve ! Read More

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    I got UAD because of this plugin...
    by A. Hauf(Thursday 19 May, 2016)

    I have only begun to use it but oh wow! The added warmth on the low end is very sweet and it gives a lot more clarity to the whole mix. Currently I am remastering my latest tracks, it is unbelievable what this Neve 1073 plugin does, just an instance on my mastering chain after the comps, a… Read More

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    When I can't afford the full DSP hit
    by L. Rollins(Monday 7 March, 2016)

    It's great to have this legacy plug to fill the void if I don't have enough DSP to run the full plugin. The EQ by itself is devastatingly powerful. Read More

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    Sounds just like a 1073, not the 1073
    by k. Flowers(Monday 19 October, 2015)

    This emulation hits it on the mark. There are no 2 1073s that sound exactly alike, so anyone asking for an emulation of the 1073 to sound just like the one they had is crazy. But this one captures the intent, thru characteristics, feel, low end girth, and nuances that give the 1073 it's well… Read More

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    Still loving these despite upgrading.
    by J. H (Monday 5 January, 2015)

    The new 1073 is incredible, but very DSP hungry. I run these classic plugs on guitars a lot, to make simple EQ tweaks, as well as the HP filter. I can drive these a bit to add some "analog" dirt as well. If you buy this collection, you'll be amazed at how useful these legcy 1073s are. Read More


Artists
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    Valente Bertelli is a recording artist and producer based in Los Angeles. Here, he breaks down the track "It Don't Matter" from his latest album, Music For Rooftops. Read More

    Tony Platt

    Legendary engineer/producer Tony Platt has tracked and mixed some of the most legendary albums ever recorded by Bob Marley, AC/DC, and more. Read More

    Emily Lazar

    As the founder and chief mastering engineer of The Lodge in New York City, Lazar has played a key role in crafting some of the biggest albums of the 2000s. Read More

  • Jacquire King

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    Chris Dugan

    Grammy award-winning engineer Chris Dugan helmed the console for Green Day’s 21st Century Breakdown and Broadway cast recording for American Idiot. Read More

    Salaam Remi

    From Amy Winehouse to Big Boi, Salaam Remi is one of the top producers in the world. Here, he shares how he uses Apollo and UAD-2 to craft his tracks. Read More

  • Tom Salta

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    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

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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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