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The classic '70s Neve preamp, with top‑of‑the‑line EQ.

The engine powering a handful of rare Neve 80 series consoles, the Neve 1084 channel amplifier and EQ is a lusted-after audio masterpiece. Its class-A preamp offers signature Neve clarity and character, while its colorful palette of EQ options take it several steps beyond the famed 1073.®

Exclusively for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces, the Neve 1084 Preamp & EQ plug-in impeccably emulates the luxurious analog character, warmth, and extended colors of this flagship 1970s British channel module.

Get the world’s only authentic plug-in emulation of the classic Neve 1084 channel amplifier and EQ

Harness extended EQ options on vocals, drums, synths, guitars, and more

Texture and EQ your mix with classic Neve tone, including all 10 clipping points from the vintage '70s‑era hardware

Inject "air" or notch out offending frequencies with EQ curves beyond the 1073

Get the full character of the original hardware’s class-A, dual-stage mic preamp with Unison technology

Mix with artist presets from Darrell Thorp (Beck, Radiohead) Jimmy Douglass (Pharrell, Timbaland) Joe Chiccarelli (Jason Mraz, Beck), and more

Step Up to a 1084

Step Up to a 1084

Not long after the release of the venerable Neve 1073 channel amplifier in 1970, Neve introduced the 1084 — an "upsell" module that featured the same class-A mic/line preamp as the 1073, with the addition of three switchable EQ bands and narrow or wide Q settings. This potent combination offered producers a rainbow of colors, textures, and precision.

The Only End-to-End Neve 1084 Circuit Emulation

The Only End-to-End Neve 1084 Circuit Emulation

The UAD Neve 1084 Preamp & EQ plug-in gives you all the features, unique circuit behaviors, and coveted warmth of Neve's original analog design by thoroughly modeling the dual-stage class‑A "Red Knob" preamp, post-fader output amplifier, and musical EQ filters.

Unison Technology for Apollo Interfaces

Unison Technology for Apollo Interfaces

Harnessing UA’s groundbreaking Unison technology, the Neve 1084 plug-in captures the hardware’s mic preamp impedance, gain stage “sweet spots,” and circuit behaviors, giving you all the sheen and punch of the original Neve module — with bi-directional control of your Apollo interface's mic preamps.

High-End Heaven

High-End Heaven

The Neve 1084 Preamp and EQ plug-in expertly captures the vintage hardware's EQ, letting you easily add shimmer and air to vocals, acoustic guitars, drums and synths with the three selectable high band filters (10, 12, and 16 kHz), for a bevy of analog dimension and color.

Add Heft and Weight

Add Heft and Weight

Use the Neve 1084 plug-in's mid band to inject muscle and grit to guitars, piano, and strings, or use the selectable Hi Q and shape more surgically. The plug-in's low band lets you tighten up a kick drum, push guitars, or beef up a synth bass. Plus, you can clean up sibilance, hiss, and low-end rumble with selectable high and low cut filters.

Get Chart-Topping Sheen with Any UAD Hardware

Get Chart-Topping Sheen with Any UAD Hardware

Of course, the Neve 1084 Preamp & EQ isn’t just for Apollo owners. UAD hardware owners can use the Neve 1084 plug-in on any mix, shaping your sources with legendary "Neve sound" without ever going outside the box.

Watch The Reviews


      Authentic plug-in emulation of classic Neve 1084 channel amplifier and EQ

      Versatile EQ options for use on vocals, drums, synths, guitars, and more

      Classic Neve tone including all 13 clipping points from the vintage 70’s-era hardware

      Extended EQ to inject "air" or notch out frequencies with EQ filters beyond the 1073

      Unison™ technology for Apollo interfaces captures the Neve 1084's impedance, gain stage “sweet spots,” and circuit behaviors

      Customer Reviews

      Neve® 1084™ Preamp & EQ

      Overall Rating

      I. Nandha

      May 14, 2023

      Amazing Sound straight out of the ‘Neve 1084

      Being a content creator and constantly doing reviews on microphones I just needed to try what all the fuss was about and truly saying the 1084 Preamp and Eq doesn’t disappoint. Just adding it on to the channel strip without apply any adjustment already have an amazing natural warm tone to my my recorded voice and after tweaking the sound sounded awesome. Will make a review once I get a moment.

      M. Verblakt

      May 9, 2023


      I already owned a 1073 unison pre-amp so this 1084 was a logic upgrade and no regrets is sound absolutely amazing.

      J. Rincón Pérez

      March 29, 2023

      Great for guitars!

      My guitar recordings came so much alive with this plugin.

      E. ARRUDA

      February 26, 2023

      This one is worth it!

      Great tool for retouching or finalizing musical events.

      D. Gastaldi

      February 23, 2023

      Miglior compromesso

      Miglior compromesso fra semplicità e completezza grazie alle bande degli alti e al passabasso, peccato non sia ancora presente in versione nativa, lo metterei ovunque per scaldare e aprire. Sarebbe bello avere tutta la channel strip in versione neve vintage

      Z. Abresch

      February 17, 2023

      Great sounding pre-amp for everything, shines on synths and bass

      I know everyone uses this for vocals but it is so versatile. I love using a synth pad to overdrive this and then cut the volume with the fader. It almost seems like real hardware is being pushed to the edge. Sounds great on bass too, the EQ is simple but musical and effective.

      R. Mendez

      January 14, 2023

      Must have!

      Must have for vocals

      E. Peterson

      January 13, 2023

      Sounds like heaven

      This is my go to unison pre. Sounds sooo good and juicy that I use it in Luna like it’s in the console slot. So need a Neve console emulation for Luna. I use this more than the 1073 as it’s more versatile

      Ю. Рюмин

      January 11, 2023

      this is an incredible preamp

      Sounds great, both vocals and drums individually. The sound becomes special, filled with the character of the legendary preamp. Very happy with the purchase, I recommend.

      k. kostoglou

      January 10, 2023

      The gold sound!

      A must-have preamp!!

      M. Jarzebski

      January 9, 2023

      Very natural feel

      It is nice and full on my acoustic and electric guitars. Bass guitar sounds so powerful. I should have bought it a long time ago.

      M. Ramos Jiménez

      January 8, 2023

      Neve Analog Sound.

      If you want a warm sound this is your preamp. Also with the equalizer you can get a very nice air in your recordings.

      D. Faggiolino

      January 6, 2023


      Just Perfect!

      V. German

      January 4, 2023

      My favorite Neve!

      This line of preamplifiers sounds great! Like the 1074, I use it everywhere. From voice recording, to channel and group inserts. It rocks and enriches the material. Thanks UAD and Neve!

      D. Gower

      January 3, 2023

      My favourite unison plugin!

      Love this plugin! You can put this in the unison slot and track with it, or just add it to any existing track/bus and you’ll instantly get some of that lovely vintage Neve magic happening. Even without adding any EQ, the preamp section makes everything sound more rich and lively. Top end still cuts but never sounds brittle or thin. The EQ is super musical too, in my experience it’s very easy to add extra body to guitar tracks even with just very subtle use.
      Highly recommend this plugin!

      J. Rincón Pérez

      January 2, 2023


      My guitars just leveled up with this plugin.

      V. Trendel

      January 1, 2023

      Perfect ! Nothing more to say...

      Perfect !
      Nothing more to say...

      M. Franco

      December 31, 2022

      Love this plugins for Vocals and Acoustic guitar

      This is now my go to pluging when recording Vocals o Acoustic guitar it makes them come to life.

      S. Lontano

      December 24, 2022

      My go to vocal preamp&eq

      A finally find a preamp that simply make a voice like a record no matter how you set it up. Silky and smooth or agressive. A must have!

      C. Aguila

      December 23, 2022


      Definitely a go to in my library of preamps. Paired up against my wa73 by warm audio and it easily has a warmer sound for certain vocals.