Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB QUAD Custom

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Get the rich analog sound of UAD plug-ins over USB 3 on Windows.

The UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerator is a sleek, powerful way for Windows-based PC users to "supercharge" their systems and run larger mixes filled with acclaimed UAD plug-ins. This convenient desktop unit gives you full access to UA's award-winning plug-in library, including exclusive titles from Studer, Lexicon, Neve, and more.

With improved performance and reduced plug-in latency versus FireWire, UAD-2 Satellite USB makes the perfect introduction to UAD plug-ins, or ideal DSP expander for Apollo Twin USB audio interfaces.

UAD-2 Custom package includes the Analog Classics Plus bundle, plus a choice of any three individual UAD plug-ins at registration.

Key Features

• Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via USB 3 on PC's running Windows
• Access over 100 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Marshall, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT, Empirical Labs, MXR and more
• Take UAD plug-ins "on the road" for mixing on USB 3-equipped Windows PC's
• Available in QUAD model w/ 4 SHARC processors
• Gives native systems a DSP boost for running larger mixes, with rich, sonically complex plug-ins
• Available in Core, Custom & Ultimate packages
• All packages include Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle
• Compatible with Pro Tools, Cubase, Live, and more (VST, RTAS, AAX 64)
• Combine with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), UAD-2 Satellite FireWire, and Apollo Twin USB
• Supports Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-Bit Editions)
• Access to UAD Powered Plug-Ins Library/Online Store
• Fan-free design for silent operation


• Fan-less USB 3.0 external enclosure w/ external power supply
• Desktop dimensions: 7" wide x 6 3/4" long x 1 3/4" high
• Weight: 2.24 lbs (1.02 kg)
• 4 Analog Devices SHARC floating-point processors
• Compatible with VST, RTAS, and AAX 64 plug-in formats
• 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192 kHz sample rate support (DAW dependent)

USB System Requirements

• Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 (64-Bit Editions)
• Available built-in USB 3 SuperSpeed port*
• Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor*
• 6 gigabytes available storage
• USB 3.0 SuperSpeed cable (included)
• Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins
• Compatible VST, RTAS, or AAX 64 plug-in host DAW software

*Quad Core i7 or better recommended
*2-in-1 systems (notebook/tablet) are not recommended
*USB 3 adapters (such as PCIe-to-USB 3 expansion cards) are not tested for Apollo Twin USB or UAD-2 Satellite USB connections
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