Tube-Tech Bundle

Tube-Tech Bundle

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Three expert emulations from Softube for UAD-2 and Apollo.

Denmark’s Tube-Tech has been a leading purveyor of ultra high-end tube hardware for over 30 years. Their immaculate hand-wired circuits and obsessive attention to every sonic detail have made them an integral part of major studios worldwide.

Developed by Softube, the Tube-Tech Plug-In Bundle offers the Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection and the CL 1B Compressor plug-in, state-of-the-art emulations of three modern masterpieces for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces.

Now You Can:

Track and mix with emulations of Tube-Tech’s high-end hardware EQs, the PE 1C and ME 1B, and CL 1B compressor

Shape instruments or an entire mix with an exacting emulation of the PE 1C EQ

Dial-up weight, character, and personality on drums, bass, acoustic guitars, and vocals with the CL 1B

Intuitively craft midrange frequencies with the ME 1B Mid Equalizer

Included Plug-Ins

Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection

Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection

The PE 1C and ME 1B EQs are Tube-Tech's modern day take on two of the most iconic Pultec EQ designs. The Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection emulates every aspect of these legendary, passive tube-driven circuits. The PE 1C Program Equalizer plug-in imparts thunderous bass and angelic treble, while the ME 1B Mid Equalizer deftly sculpts the all-important midrange frequencies.

Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor

Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor

As part of the vocal chain of Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, and Kanye West (who also uses one live), the CL 1B Compressor has a proven hit-making pedigree. Its intuitive layout and precise controls give you everything from transparent and subtle, to a complete clampdown on the source with a healthy dose of tube distortion on top.

Key Features

Includes the Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor, Tube-Tech ME 1B Mid-Range Equalizer and Tube-Tech PE 1C "Pultec" Equalizer
Classic Tube-Tech sound, created together with the designers at Tube-Tech
Each and every component carefully modeled
Modeled output transformers
Extremely analog behavior of frequencies, phase, distortion, attack, release, etc.

Customer Reviews

Tube-Tech Bundle

Overall Rating

(83 reviews)

S. Renius

September 9, 2015

My new favorite

The Sound is very great, from the deep til the high frequency. Super Super Super !!!

V. Waltinger

July 29, 2015

Wow! Beautiful

Wow! What a beautiful compressor on leadvocals! I am not the first nor will be the last one to say that but I only can chime in with all my <3 ;-). This is one outstanding compressor for vocals! Definitely worth the price.

R. Jason

July 22, 2015

You want big smooth vocals?

Look no further than this wonderful, spot on software version of one of the great pieces of gear. I've used the hardware (at OTHER studios) for years. After 7 days recording with the demo, allowing myself a FULL evaluation, I will say it's pretty much spot on to the hardware unit. I seems like it actually has maybe a wewe bit more headroom, or maybe the combination with my new Apollo 8 upgrade from my Apollo is contributing. Regardless, I'm about to pull the trigger. I urge all having a demo yet to be used to do so if you have crucial vocals, bass, even electric guitars to record. My main use is vocally. While I still love my LA2A collection, I find this guy a bit more transparent, and focused overall.

Z. Nieman

May 10, 2015

Finally! Very good, versatile compressor

I was hoping UA would release a version of this unit, and they did! It delivers. I prefer this over the LA-2A plugin. It has the level of control you would expect from a fully featured compressor and it offers a range of sound that can be almost unnoticeable to in your face! Highly recommended. I won't bother trying to explain the sound, demo it or buy it. It packs a punch, and represents the latest (as of this writing) of UA's analog modeling.

F. Pilz

May 9, 2015

Form gentle to hard AND always in your face

I' ve been working with the CL1B for some simply is a workhorse, that always brings a rich patina to the audio.
Great Plugin for the uad!!!

V. Koenig

May 8, 2015

A little Rocker!

This Compressor rocks. The CL 1B sounds fat, punchy, big and can sound very smooth. The CL 1B is a great allrounder, for all signals.
Get this plug about 10 minutes ago :) well done.....

N. Nodurft

May 7, 2015

Buying When Demo Expires

I used to use hear the real thing on vocals all the time in my old internship and loved it. When I saw this had been released I knew I had to check it out since the real one is my all time favorite vocal compressor. I haven't been able to shoot it out, but I was instantly taken back to that smooth intimate sound that I remembered so well. It just sounds, professional. It works amazingly when paired with my Manley Reference mic. The fact that I can track vocals through this on the way in just makes it that much better, and it's surprisingly very light on dsp. It uses a little less than 5% of my apollo duo. Definitely the best plugin vocal compressor I've heard.

T. Liljegren

August 10, 2015

The allmighty champion!

When UA released the updates of the 1176 and LA2-A I thought that "no compressor can possibly sound better than this"!
Then came the Summit from Softtubes and so I was blown away again.

And then I saw this bugger coming into the UA arsenal, and I thought, could there possibly be anything that beats the previous ones?
Noooo, but YES!
Especially on vocals, bass, piano, guitars, horns, strings or what ever. This Tube tech improves everything.
For example vocals: Suddenly your track just sounds naturally warm and fat without any pumping or wobbling at all.
Definately my new "go-to" compressor. Hereafter, all other ones lays silently in the UA-archive to never be used again.

C. Brandner

September 20, 2015

Interesting Plugin, but unacceptable change of pricing

So sorry to say, but the adoption of apple price politics (charging customers according to their origin) to your online shop is unfair and frustrating.

l. laing

June 2, 2015

love this thing

This thing just makes your music sound good, tight, and smooth. Wish it had more presets……i dig the starting point templates to just turn on while I'm creating. other than that its superb.

UAD User

June 15, 2018

Tube Tech Bundle

Either as a bundle or individually the Tube Tech Bundle gives a clear view into my mix in a musical way. It is a must have on vocals that brings them to life.

J. Scalia

May 23, 2018

The “Sheppard” of Compression

There is a reason why all these Nashville studio guys use this thing...because it sounds fantastic!
More importantly, it treats audio in a very musical way. You won’t get that obvious GRAB AND YANK that many other comps do. It ever so smoothly sheppards the audio and leads it to the promise land!

J. Scalia

May 23, 2018

Just use it.

Nashville studio cats have long known this secret weapon. It is amazing how it makes just about anything sound lucious and full with very minimal knob turning.
For me, it’s just about always the neve pre followed by the Tube Tech on the insert.

R. Soukiasyan

April 27, 2018


Really good. Love it on vocals.

P. Perfetto

April 1, 2018

Vocals, vocals, vocals

This is awesome on vocals. Period.

S. Panhasi

March 16, 2018

Theres a reason it's the only compressor Kanye records through

Smoothest compressor on the market

A. Haynes

March 16, 2018

Exactly What I was looking!

Gave my vocals a great dose of color and added a little compression magic.

R. Gagl

March 12, 2018

A classic in the box!

I´ve been working for years with the original hardware, which we used a lot even for mastering. And of course is a fantastic vocalizer. I was a bit sceptical, if they could pack this classic into a piece of software: They could! This is actually a fantastic emulation. Big thanx to UA and Softube. Chapeau!

UAD User

January 17, 2018

Rap vocals dream machine

Hadn't even demo'd this. I bought it based solely on hearing Dave Pensado and his guests mention it on Pensado's Place podcast. I'M SO GLAD I DID! Just used it on a rap vocal yesterday for the first time. A/B'd it with the 1176 and it blew it out of the water. FAT. Punchy. I love my LA2A's and 1176's, but I'm now excited about experimenting with this on everything.

K. McClure

January 14, 2018


These plugin algorithms are dated quite a ways back at this point, so I was skeptical testing them against the newest/state of the art emulations.

This bundle does some black magic with the harmonics that truly sweetens the sound like hardware and makes vocals/bass sound like a record. I own the Voxbox and several other vocal processor pre/chains and I personally find these tube techs indispensable when going for that hifi sound with warmth and sheen.

It gets rid of anything nasty and smoothes the tone. I had a "spitty" and sibilant singer... tried everything including multiple instances of de-essers. I threw on the CL1B on a vocal preset and went through the EQ without actually engaging any boosts or cuts. Threw one de-esser on at the end at a mild setting and the vocal sounded perfect. No other plug I have does this trick. Don't listen to me or anyone else, just demo these yourself!