Neve® 1073® Preamp & EQ Collection

Neve® 1073® Preamp & EQ Collection

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The authentic Neve preamp sound – captured as a plug-in featuring Unison technology.

The Neve 1073 Channel Amplifier is easily the most revered preamp and EQ circuit ever designed. Introduced in 1970, this hallowed class-A, transistor mic/line amp with EQ epitomizes the beautiful "Neve sound," with unparalleled clarity, sheen, and bite.

Now for the first time, you can track through the only authentic end-to-end circuit emulation of this legendary piece of audio history, with the Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces.

Now You Can:

Get the world’s only authentic and licensed plug-in emulation of the classic Neve 1073 Channel Amplifier

Color and EQ your mix with Neve tone, including all 10 distinct clipping points from the vintage 1970’s era hardware

Record "through" the 1073 preamp in real time using Apollo Twin, DUO, or QUAD interfaces

Control Apollo interface mic preamp gain staging and impedance directly from the 1073 plug-in with Unison™ technology

Mix with artist presets from Ed Cherney, Joe Chiccarelli, Jacquire King, Ryan Hewitt, David Isaac, Ryan West, and more

Get the flagship Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ plug-in, plus the Legacy 1073 EQ and 1073SE (“DSP-Lite”) EQ plug-ins

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Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection

The Only End-to-End Neve 1073 Circuit Emulation

The Only End-to-End Neve 1073 Circuit Emulation

Universal Audio’s all-new Neve 1073 plug-in for Apollo and UAD-2 provides all the features, unique circuit behaviors, and coveted sound of Neve's original hardware design. By modeling the dual-stage "Red Knob" preamp, revered three-band EQ, and post-fader output amplifier with obsessive detail, the Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ replicates the experience of the original 1970s hardware with stunning accuracy. Like the hardware, the new Neve 1073 plug-in incorporates all 10 clipping points from the preamp and EQ circuitry, delivering trademark clarity, grit, and harmonically rich class‑A saturation.

Unison Technology for Apollo

Unison Technology for Apollo

Harnessing UA’s Unison technology, the Neve 1073 plug-in blurs the lines between analog and digital, giving you all of the 1073 preamp’s impedance, gain staging “sweet spots,” and circuit behaviors that have made it legendary among the audio faithful. The secret is Unison’s bi-directional control and communication from the 1073 plug-in to the digitally controlled mic preamps in Apollo. With Unison, the Apollo preamp changes to the Neve 1073's physical input impedance, allowing both "Lo" (300 Ω) and "Hi" (1200 Ω) impedance setting options. This provides the 1073's full gain and tonal range to your favorite mics.

Add Clarity and Color to any Source

Add Clarity and Color to any Source

Of course, the Neve Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection isn’t just for Apollo owners. UAD-2 hardware owners can employ the Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection for mixing, tone shaping, or simply adding sheen and bite to vocals, guitars, drums and more — without ever leaving the box. To get you started, there are artist presets from renowned 1073 users such as Ed Cherney, Joe Chiccarelli, Jacquire King, Ryan Hewitt, David Isaac, Ryan West, and more. UAD-2 power users can place Neve 1073 instances across multiple channels, turning their favorite DAW into a classic Neve console.

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      Key Features

      Exclusively Neve licensed, Universal Audio modeled Neve 1073 Preamp and EQ
      Models entire Neve 1073 Class A transformer/transistor circuit path, including preamp, EQ, output amplifier, nonlinearities and clipping
      Revered 3-band Wessex A88/8014 Console EQ: High Shelf, Mid Bell, Low Shelf, passive High Pass Filter
      Collection includes Unison-enabled Neve 1073 console channel plug-in with preamp, plus separate 1073 and 1073SE Legacy EQ plug-ins
      Realtime UAD Processing and exclusive Unison Mic Preamp Technology features with Apollo audio interfaces
      Mic, Line and Hi-Z inputs with Unison Mic Preamp Technology
      Physical analog Lo (300 Ω) or Hi (1200 Ω) switchable input impedance with Unison Mic Preamp Technology
      Tactile control of Gain staging and common preamp parameters with Unison Mic Preamp Technology
      Requires a UAD DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface available from authorized dealers worldwide

      Customer Reviews

      Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection

      Overall Rating

      F. Valdes

      October 25, 2020

      Excelente sonido

      Excelente carácter y sonido

      J. Ng

      October 20, 2020

      Classic Sound Beautifully Re-created

      The UA Neve 1073 Pre & EQ sounds identical to a vintage 1073 and with the inclusion of being able to use it with unison and your apollo hardware it just opens up the possibilities of tracking and mixing. What would normally be tens of thousands of dollars is now available for a fraction of that price. 10/10 will recommend!!!

      穂. 日下部

      October 17, 2020

      素晴らしいサウンド

      素晴らしい温かみのあるサウンドになります。ボーカル録りには、かかせなくなりました。

      U. Sound

      October 6, 2020

      Incredible

      Classic eq and preamp sound

      A. Brown

      September 29, 2020

      Sweet Pre

      Im new to Apollo and UAD. . Ive also started checking out Luna on my new Apollo x4 . Plugins are Amazing . No Better !!!

      W. Yates

      September 29, 2020

      Just like Cherney said...

      My former neighbor and dear departed friend Ed Cherney turned me onto this wonderful tool and just like says in the video, it distorts 10 different ways. But, for me the magic lies in the area of vocals. It’s the first grab tool for my vocal tracks and it never disappoints.
      My tendency is to use an large dynamic microphone such as the PR-40 or SM-7 and the 1073 immediately fits in making the vocals sit perfectly in the mix. I am also a convert to Luna, so naturally the Unison technology makes perfect sense. I am very pleased with my decision to use only UA hardware, software, plugins and extensions. My former platforms have been discarded. The Neve 1073 is a prime example of why. Thank you UA!

      G. Balistreri

      September 29, 2020

      Neve 1073 Preamp

      very beautifull

      J. Renzi

      September 27, 2020

      Fantastic!!

      Im New to the Neve Sound but let me tell you WOW this preamp is simply amazing cuts right through up front vocals. Every pre has some different characteristics but the Neve 1073 is BOMB DIGGITY looking forward to using it on other instruments. Thanks UA FOR AN AMAZING PIECE TO ADD TO MY ARSENAL.

      j. trevilla

      September 23, 2020

      So good

      I mean for the price u expect it, but it does not disappoint. Sad i can only use about 3 until my apollo blocks me.

      j. park

      September 21, 2020

      one of the best plugin ever!

      it changes the sounds immediately love it so much!

      J. Asalde Vidaurre

      September 15, 2020

      Muy bueno

      Tiene muy buena coloración e impedancia. Muy sencillo de usar, aunque consume bastante DSP, pero lo vale!!

      M. Petrillo

      September 3, 2020

      Neve Sound Abounds!

      This is a wonderful preamp and equaliser. Easily pushed into that characteristic British Neve sound. A little is enough. The EQ is fantastic and very user friendly. Very close to the actual hardware!

      J. Geary

      August 26, 2020

      All in for the legacy insert

      I bought this for the legacy EQ version. The full channel can be a bit of a hog and imo isnt worth the usage in most cases. Not a big unison guy either, it seems to just add a bit of 200hz anyways. Where this collection shines to me is being able to use tons of the legacy inserts the get the 1073 EQ sound and bump across the mix

      C. Bruce

      August 9, 2020

      Essential

      This is one of the only preamps I use that isn’t hardware.

      K. Lee

      July 29, 2020

      Perfect preamp

      I love 1073’s sounds. Analog Air is too warm. Upgrade my Vox, guitar, drum

      I. Polovina

      July 23, 2020

      Neve 1073 preamp&EQ Collection

      The preamp combined with the Rode K2 microphone works as hardware and I would love to recommend it to anyone.

      L. WOO

      July 21, 2020

      VERY GOOD PREAMP!

      GOOD!

      A. Francis

      July 15, 2020

      Never been happier with my own Neve 1073

      I always wanted to own this plugin, Im very happy with its performance, I have just one glitch, the dip shows maximum even if iv loaded it on 3 tracks... I have an iMac 3.8KHz

      C. Olley

      July 14, 2020

      Sweet

      Sweet spots all around, goes on everything.

      T. Saikkonen

      July 13, 2020

      On drums

      Just did a drum tracking sessions, 1073’s on every track. The sound was absolutely fantastic!