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Stock code: UAUAD2OCTO

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Join the UAD Platform and get the world’s most authentic Neve, API, SSL & UA Classic Console emulations FREE — up to $1,196 / €1196 / £802 value! 
Hurry, ends March 31st, 2018!

Looking to get big analog console sound in the box? Buy and register any new UAD-2 DSP Accelerator between January 1st - March 31st, 2018 and you’ll get the world’s most authentic Neve, API, SSL and UA console emulation plug-ins for Mac and Windows — up to $1,196 / €1196 / £802 in plug-ins — absolutely FREE!

UAD-2 DSP Accelerators: The Authentic Sound of Analog
• The UAD platform lets you inject three-dimensional analog sound with vintage tube compressors, EQs, analog tape, and more 
• Get FREE analog console emulation plug-ins from Neve, API, SSL and UA — up to an $1,196 / €1196 / £802 value
• Offload your computer’s CPU for other production tasks with UAD-2 OCTO or QUAD processing
• Choose between portable UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt, USB, or FireWire desktop accelerators, or the UAD-2 PCIe card for your PC or Mac tower

Buy a UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator
(Core or Custom Bundle) & Get:
API Vision Channel Strip
Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection
SSL E Series Channel Strip
UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Collection
A $1,196 / €1196 / £802 value! 

Buy a UAD-2 QUAD DSP Accelerator
(Core or Custom Bundle) & Get:
Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection
SSL E Series Channel Strip
UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Collection
A $897 / €897 / £573 value! 

No coupons or redemption codes are necessary. The promotional plug-ins will be automatically added to your account once you register your new UAD-2 DSP Accelerator.
Already own any of the promotional plug-ins? No problem. You’ll be able to pick from an alternate list of UAD plug-ins. 

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UAD-2 OCTO Core PCIe DSP Accelerator Package

UA’s Flagship Eight-Processor DSP Accelerator, Offering Massive Horsepower for UAD Plug-Ins on Mac and PC.
The UAD-2 OCTO Core DSP Accelerator is Universal Audio’s most powerful PCIe processing card, giving producers and engineers massive power for running award-winning UAD plug-ins on Mac or PC. In creating UAD-2 plug-ins, UA’s DSP engineers work with the original hardware manufacturers — using their exact schematics, golden units, and experienced ears — to create fully authenticated plug-ins with all the warmth and harmonics of classic analog equipment. 

The UAD-2 OCTO Core features eight SHARC processors, and easily installs into a PCIe-equipped desktop computer or compatible expansion chassis, giving your Mac or PC a significant boost in audio quality and mix processing power. 

Key Features
- Flagship eight-processor DSP Accelerator Card (PCIe format) for UAD Powered Plug-Ins on Mac and PC
- Ideal for professional power-users running demanding projects w/ high plug-in instances and/or high sample rates
- Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, Digital Performer and more
- Includes “Analog Classics” plug-in bundle, featuring LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176LN / 1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifiers, Pultec EQP-1A, and Realverb Pro plug-ins
- Can be combined with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), UAD-2 Satellite, and Apollo audio interface
- Also available as UAD-2 OCTO Custom and UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate packages

The UAD-2 OCTO Core includes UA’s “Analog Classics” plug-in bundle, and provides access to popular UAD plug-in titles from Ampex, Manley, Lexicon, EMT, Empirical Labs, Neve, MXR, Roland, Fairchild, Harrison, Little Labs, Studer, SSL and more (sold separately). 

Fully Mac- and Windows-compatible, with support for VST, Audio Units and RTAS, the UAD-2 OCTO Core is easy to use. Just install the software, install the PCIe card, and start mixing with some of the world’s finest audio plug-ins.