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Unison Enabled

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  • 4.5/5
    (189)
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4.5/5
(189)

Get smooth, detailed vocals, bass, and more.

Manley tube mic preamps are a modern classic, adding unmistakable clarity and detail to any signal that passes through them. Now, you can easily get the harmonically “alive” Class‑A sound in a simple plug‑in.

Included Versions

UAD Native
Runs on your Mac or PC without UA hardware.

Apollo Realtime & UAD‑2
Runs accelerated on Apollo interfaces and UAD‑2 hardware.

UAD Native plug-ins run on both macOS 10.15 Catalina or newer and Windows 10 and 11. Go to our UA Support page for system requirements.

  • Give vocals and other instruments the smooth, clear sound of Manley's Class-A tube mic preamp
  • Add tube detail and rich complex circuit behaviors to make your acoustic guitars and keyboards come alive
  • Punch up your percussion tracks with authentic big studio sound
  • Record in realtime “through” a high-end Manley preamp with Apollo and Unison™ technology

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Add Clarity and Weight to Any Source

Add Clarity and Weight to Any Source

The UAD Manley Tube Preamp plug-in gives you all the open sheen of a Manley hardware preamp, faithfully modeling every stage of its overbuilt circuit, so you can inject instant life to vocals and bass, punch up acoustic guitars and drums, or push synths forward.

Record “Through” a Boutique Tube Preamp With Apollo

Record “Through” a Boutique Tube Preamp With Apollo

UA’s groundbreaking Unison technology lets you track in realtime through the Manley Tube Preamp plug‑in using your Apollo, giving you the original vintage hardware’s line/mic preamp impedance, gain stage “sweet spots,” and exact circuit behaviors.

Key Benefits

Give vocals and other instruments the smooth, clear sound of Manley's Class-A tube mic preamp

Add tube detail and rich complex circuit behaviors to make your tracks come alive

Punch up your percussion tracks with authentic big studio sound

Record in realtime “through” a high-end Manley preamp with Apollo and Unison™ technology

Use with any audio interface, no UA hardware required

Customer Reviews

Manley Tube Preamp

Overall Rating

4.5/5
(189)

S. bagman

March 5, 2024

The necessary plugin

In conjunction with Manley plugins sounds very good

G. Smith

February 26, 2024

Very smooth sound!

This has a smooth top similar to the 1073. Very nice and easy to get the vibe right!

I. Nandha

February 21, 2024

Loving the sound

As a mic reviewer having the Manley Tube Preamp has been amazing, running even budget friendly mics sound great with this and for the price zero complaints.

S. Studio

February 12, 2024

Best sound

Best Premic

K. Qafoku

January 29, 2024

Good

Good

K. Qafoku

January 29, 2024

Good

Good

J. Ranes

January 15, 2024

A 10

Clean and crisp. Stoked I bought it.

B. McCallum

January 11, 2024

Make a Manley out of you

Pretty accurate approximation in plugin form for a great price!

E. Flythe

January 9, 2024

Bigger and better

My first UAD plugins. And I racked up on the holiday sales. A perfect time to step my game up. UAD is definitely a game changer, not to mention LUNA .

J. Avera

January 4, 2024

Sounds Great!

Nice Break from the same ole 1073 and really sounded sweet!

k. gregory

January 3, 2024

awesome :)

great !!!

J. Avera

January 3, 2024

Sweet and Rich

I love tracking through this thang!!

D. Faggiolino

January 2, 2024

Manley

nice warm preamp. a must have!

J. Coomes

December 31, 2023

Secret weapon

This preamp adds warmth and saturation to vocals, bass, drums and whatever else you want to use it on.

F. Mateos

December 30, 2023

Máxima warm in Vocals

It's amazing how natural and warm can a voice sound, extremely recommended! Universal Audio quality is outstanding! Thanks UA!

P. Falcao

December 18, 2023

Top

I like the colour of this plugins . It's just what I need sometimes on the strings to make them softer and more present

b. bruno

December 16, 2023

big problem

I buy this plug-in and it never will be authorise ! I don't know what to do ? Never buy another UA plug-in ?

m. birchett

December 10, 2023

Perfect

This pre amp is just what I needed

S. Echevarria

December 9, 2023

Audible difference.

This makes me feel like I have all new mics. Nice character change.

G. Josset

December 8, 2023

indispensable

Ce Manley est devenu totalement indispensable à ma production.
Même en retournant le problème dans tous les sens, il me manquait ce truc que je n'arrivais pas à obtenir, il y a quelque chose de magique ici !!