Pultec Passive EQ Collection

Pultec Passive EQ Collection

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Astonishingly accurate recreations
of the “must-have” classic EQs.

Building on a decade of the world’s most intensive modeling research, UA has recreated the famed Pultec EQ experience as plug-ins – ones that are nearly indistinguishable from the original analog hardware.

The Pultec Passive EQ Plug-In Collection for UAD-2 and Apollo hardware includes the ultimate plug-in emulations of Pulse Techniques’ original passive EQs. With painstakingly modeled amplifier sections now onboard, the Pultec EQ Collection "breathes" like the original hardware.

now you can:

Use Pultec's three most popular studio EQs on individual tracks or busses

Provide the same Pultec analog “magic” for your tracks, making them sound better just by passing through

Push the Pultec's fully modeled transformer and tube-based amplifier sections

Make difficult-to-isolate instruments and vocals breathtakingly clear without affecting neighboring frequencies

Dial up extreme levels of EQ boost while staying natural and musical

Give that signature airy, smooth-as-silk vintage tone to your master channel

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Artist Testimonials
Artist Testimonials

Artist Testimonials

Featuring the UAD Pultec EQ Collection

The Pultec Story

The Pultec Story

When Ollie Summerland and Gene Shenk hand-crafted the first Pulse Techniques passive program equalizer in 1951, they had no idea they were transforming an industry. But like a Stradivarius, their little garage-built, made-to-order designs have been copied by nearly every EQ-maker for decades, and their early EQP-1A's still bring thousands on the used market — if you’re lucky enough to find one.

Legendary Pultec Depth and Clarity

Legendary Pultec Depth and Clarity

Going far beyond UA’s original standard-defining Pultec plug-ins, the EQP-1A faithfully models the overbuilt transformers and complex tube amplifiers of the original hardware. Simply running a full mix or single instrument through it imbues the track with the legendary Pultec analog magic. And, with these new plug-ins, you can actually hear the Pultec's amplifier overload effects — just as you would with the hardware — unleashing a bounty of sublime results.

The Signature Effect on Low End

The Signature Effect on Low End

The Pultec EQP-1A’s signature effect, unintended by its designers, is its ability to seemingly boost and cut the same frequency simultaneously. In reality, the filters actually alter adjacent frequencies, but the naturally interactive resonant dip has an amazing boosting and tightening effect — especially on bass guitar and kick drums.

Shaping Your Mids: The MEQ-5

Shaping Your Mids: The MEQ-5

The MEQ-5 Mid-Range Equalizer is the richly colorful tube-amplified companion to the EQP-1A. With two bands of midrange boost and one band of midrange dip, the MEQ-5 gets the very best out of the ”power region” where guitars and vocals can make or break a mix. The unique band overlap and filter interaction unleash the vibrancy of these instruments in the track – without fighting your overall mix.

Tame The Highs: The HLF-3C

Tame The Highs: The HLF-3C

The never-before-available HLF-3C completes the Pultec Passive EQ Collection. This new plug-in adds 12 dB per octave low and high cut filters, for broad retro-tonal sculpting or bygone-era special effects. You can easily subtract the unnecessary frequencies in any instrument and sub-group so they stay wonderfully musical in the mix.

Key Features

Painstaking circuit reproduction of the most popular outboard studio equalizers ever made
Must-have studio staple Pultec Equalizers: EQP-1A Program EQ, MEQ-5 Mid-Range EQ, HLF-3C Filters
Models entire electronic path, including tube amplifiers and transformers, for musical distortion
Silky, vintage highs and tight, focused lows using combined boost/cut resonant shelf dip with EQP-1A
Broad, overlapping frequency selections for fine peak and dip midrange filter control with the MEQ-5
12 dB cut filter tonal sculpting or special effects with the HLF-3C
Includes Artist Presets from Neal Cappellino, Jacknife Lee, and John Paterno

Customer Reviews

Pultec Passive EQ Collection

Overall Rating

F. Modesto

February 17, 2020

Classic and up to date!

Simply the best eq curves and tones

D. Johnson

February 3, 2020

I put this $h!t on Everything!!

Once you understand how it works you will use it on everything!!!

R. Maynard

January 24, 2020

These Put The EQ In EQ

What more can be said , you need an eq just use a Pultec.

O. Dramaretskiy

January 14, 2020

Classic!

My favorite EQ

M. ROCH

January 13, 2020

Excellent Analog EQ

I was looking for an EQ like this to enhance my Techno Productions and this is the one!
It add the color + the precision I was looking for and it is really great to get that SUB boom boom that no other plugin EQ I tested can do. Thank you UAD

J. Smith

January 10, 2020

Reasonable results for voiceover

For many of UAD's analog emulations, the presets are too off the rails for voiceover. Manley and Pultec are more useful for tweaking spoken word. By having some presets that come close, I can then use those as starting points to get my desired end result.

P. Molenaar

January 9, 2020

Pultec collection we should all have

Pultec for my guitars is amazing! I fell in love with the eq!

P. Sviyazov

January 2, 2020

Wherever you need it

Work on everything, true universal

R. Invernizzi

December 28, 2019

The best

Very sweet sound. One of the best hardware type EQ ever. Amazing on voice, guitars, bass, drums. Everywhere

T. Roberts

December 24, 2019

Just the best

I’ve tried most of the other Pultec plugins, and although many sound good - none seem to have the depth and realism as UA.

A. Bertók

December 16, 2019

Very Sweet Sound

The sound is very sweet and you can do massive boosts without making anything sound bad with it.

J. Kim

December 14, 2019

MEQ is must have for Engnr

Buy right now

P. FRATTINI

December 11, 2019

The one and only.

I think I tried it on everything I could have think of. On inserts, while recording and mixing, I tried it on a mastering chain and I even tried it post-mastering. This is a one-of-a-kind tool, fitted for any and every studio. It polishes. It finishes. It fattens. It breathes life into mixes.
And the best part is that it doesn’t take a big load off your DSP. It is so useful, sometimes I can’t even remember how I used to work without it.
It takes a bit of understanding to get a real grasp of every possibilities, but it is easy to use.
You can’t go wrong with this one.
It will become a centerpiece of your chains in no time.

A. Paulos

December 11, 2019

Simple to use , incredible sound and tube warmth

Sounds magical!!!

p. cabon

December 8, 2019

Pultec!!

Excellent!!!

r. niwa

December 6, 2019

Best EQ pluginベストEQプラグイン

Simple to use and it really improves sound for anything!シンプルな使用感、何に使っても音が良くなると思います。

G. Chan

December 3, 2019

Pultec!


Required eQ plugin

t. taeksu

December 2, 2019

정말 정말 쓰임새가 많은 플러그인

최고의 플러그인
섬세한 소리를 만드는 명품 플러그인~~~

t. taeksu

December 2, 2019

정말 훌륭한 내 믹싱도구

너무 만족하고 있어요

t. taeksu

December 2, 2019

정말 정말 쓰임새가 많은 플러그인

최고의 플러그인
섬세한 소리를 만드는 명품 플러그인~~~