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Our legendary Studer® and Ampex® tape emulations — bundled to save!

The Studer A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder and Ampex ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder have endured as the world's most sought-after professional tape recording machines. As two sides of a legendary mixing/mastering coin, the fabled "Studer and Ampex" combination provides the ideal qualities of warmth, presence, cohesion, and low-end punch that only genuine tape can provide.

Exclusively for Apollo interfaces, UAD hardware, and LUNA Recording System, the UAD Magnetic Tape Bundle contains the world's most authentic — and the only licensed and approved — emulations of these classic machines, widely regarded as the very best on the market.

Harness the Studer A800's entire signal path and electronics for warmth and character on individual tracks and buses

Add warmth, presence, cohesion, and low-end punch that only genuine tape can provide

Use the Studer A800 LUNA Extension to easily add warmth to your entire mix on a per channel basis

Track, mix, and master with the only licensed and approved emulations of these classic tape machines

Bring a lush analog polish to your mixes with the Ampex ATR-102

Produce rich, analog tape-infused master recordings using the ATR-102 LUNA Extension

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Studer A800 Multichannel<br>Tape Recorder

Studer A800 Multichannel
Tape Recorder

Artists and engineers have long gravitated to the warm analog sound, solid low-end, and overall presence of the Studer A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder. The UAD plug-in faithfully models the entire multitrack tape circuit path and electronics of a popular A800 machine from Allen Sides' collection at Ocean Way Studios — plus the distinct sounds of multiple tape formulas. You can also use the Studer A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder as a LUNA Extension, and easily add warmth and tape character across your entire mix on a per channel basis.

Ampex ATR-102 Mastering<br>Tape Recorder

Ampex ATR-102 Mastering
Tape Recorder

Since its inception, the legendary two-channel Ampex ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder has turned recordings into records. With its cohesive sound, punch, and ability to provide subtle-to-deep tape saturation, the Ampex ATR-102 plug-in perfectly emulates what is considered by many engineers to be the best-sounding tape machine for final mixdown. You can also use the ATR-102 as a LUNA Extension and deliver analog-infused master recordings with iconic Ampex gloss. The perfect complement to the workhorse Studer A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder, the ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder provides the final “analog polish" to your mixes.


Our legendary Studer® and Ampex® tape emulations — bundled to save!

Ampex-authenticated plug-in gives you the rich, cohesive tape sound of the the most popular professional 2-track machine ever made

Emulates the entire ATR-102 electronic path, including transformers, amplifiers, Repro, Sync, and Input paths

Studer-approved plug-in offers A800's entire signal path and electronics for warmth and character on individual tracks and buses

Provides the warm, natural sound and punchy low-end response of classic 2” analog tape

Customer Reviews

Magnetic Tape Bundle

Overall Rating


T. Cherry

September 20, 2023

My Go To Plugin On Mixes!

Can beat the sound that this puts on a record! Used it on a few of my Billboard charting records!

T. Mazumdar

September 15, 2023

Simply Stellar

This has to be my favorite tape plugin. The warmth it gives to the overall mix is unparalleled. Surprisingly, it is light on the CPU too!

M. Bence

September 12, 2023

Great sounding!!

Really great sounding plugin, one thing to keep in mind it really has a sound to it so it does alter from the original, but most of the time is in a better way.

M. Weber

September 7, 2023

One of the Worst imitator not emulator plugin.

This was such a waste of time, most of the higher rated reviews of this plug-in was from
non-experience user's that Never worked with Studer and Ampex, Otari, Sony etc. as I have.
UAD also has the worst Customer Service, I only wished that UAD gave refunds as many Professional businesses do "Beware of UAD Policies & Practice".

P. Bordas

August 16, 2023



J. Keen

August 15, 2023

Get this plugin!

Awesome tape emulation plugin, everything from ultralinear tape saturation to gritty/dirty tape distortion. Different types of tape selections and total bias control access. Makes your tracks really shine.

G. Funes

August 14, 2023

The best tape emulator

The best tape emulator I've tried. Incredibly warm, it really brings digital recordings to life.


August 14, 2023

Tape emulation - the best

Great sound and great plugin for saturation and analog.

d. yazir

August 14, 2023

My expectations were fulfilled

When I bought this, I expected to achieve analog tape warmth and cohesion in the mix that comes with the special mojo of the plugin with the sweet saturation. I suggest you guys either put this in your mix buss and mix into it or just put it on individual busses. I also recommend getting to learn the settings and you'll find that the plugin is also highly customizable.

A. Rosell

August 13, 2023

Bump Saturation and Power

Extremely versatile machine with a lot of analog flavor! Can't mix without it!

F. Anicet

August 13, 2023

Tape emulation at its best

Does the job ! nice saturation, very good sounding.

T. Poe

August 9, 2023

Saturation = Secret Sauce

Sometimes you want warmth, sometimes you want that something "extra". This is it. Tape saturation gives you so much and sounds amazing on guitar, bass, vocals, drums...EVERYTHING.

M. Manning

August 9, 2023

Great sounding tape emulation but...

This is a great sounding plugin - only wish the native version had the gang control - I'm not sure I would have bought had I realized this very handy control was missing,

F. Hasan

August 8, 2023

best tape recorder!

you'll never regret to buy it

W. Tang

August 8, 2023

nice job

very nice hear,Thank you UA

D. Walton

August 8, 2023

I like but don't love this one

Why I don't love it: I also own McDSP analog plugin. The McDSP is way fatter than the UAD. Like monumentally fatter! It can almost get too fat at times. So you have to be careful.
You don't have to be careful with UAD Studer A800. At least not too much. However it can be extremely subtle almost too subtle. When you try to drive it it distorts. McDSP doesn't really do that. All in all a really good plug-in though.


August 8, 2023


It sounds phenomenal!!

R. Sortwell

August 8, 2023

Classic tape

Use on many channels will be my new standard

T. Bernsdorf

July 22, 2023

First plugins you should buy

The only plugin I always track with. I use external preamps into the tape plugin, and it always sounds great. No regrets committing on the way in.

F. Hasan

July 18, 2023


you will not regret to buy it, ever!!!