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Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 DSP Accelerator Card

The ultimate collection of UAD Powered Plug-Ins, powered by UA’s flagship eight-processor DSP Accelerator

The Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 DSP Accelerator Card and Ultimate 4 plug-in bundle gives users the ideal solution for studios and mix engineers keen to 'go big' and be compatible with client mixes.  This bundle offers significant savings over purchasing a seperate OCTO unit and individual plug-ins.

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Product Description


The top-of-the-line UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 DSP Accelerator package features Universal Audio’s most powerful PCIe processing hardware, combined with a flagship collection of 83 UAD Powered Plug-Ins. This package features eight SHARC processors, and easily installs into a PCIe-equipped PC, Mac, or compatible expansion chassis (PCIe or Thunderbolt*) — giving you a huge boost in mix processing power and authentic analog sound.

The UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 includes 83 UA-developed plug-in titles from a world-renowned library that includes Ampex, Lexicon, EMT, Neve, Manley, Fairchild, Studer, SSL, and many more.** In creating UAD plug-ins, Universal Audio’s DSP engineers work with the original hardware manufacturers — using their exact schematics, golden units, and experienced ears — to give you all the warmth of classic analog equipment in your DAW.

Mac and Windows 7-compatible, the UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 4 is easy to use. Just install the software, install the PCIe card, and start mixing with an endless collection of the world's finest analog emulation plug-ins.

*Thunderbolt connectivity is available for Mac only. Visit www.uaudio.com/support/uad for a complete list of qualified PCIe expansion and PCIe-to-Thunderbolt expansion chassis.

** Ultimate 4 package includes 83 UA-developed plug-ins up to and including UAD Software v8.4. Does not include any Direct Developer (3rd party) plug-ins, nor plug-ins released after UAD software v8.4.


  • Powerful 8 SHARC processor PCIe Card for running UAD Powered Plug-Ins on Intel-based Macs and Windows 7 PCs
  • Includes “Ultimate 4” plug-in bundle, featuring 83 UA-developed plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT and more
  • 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, and more
  • Can be combined with other UAD-2 devices, including UAD-2 PCIe card(s), UAD-2 Satellite, and Apollo audio interfaces
  • Connect to Thunderbolt-equipped Macs via a compatible PCIe chassis
  • VST, AU, RTAS, AAX 64 and 64-bit compatible


Additional Information

What's in the box

Ultimate 4 Software Bundle Contents

Channel Strips (8)

  • API Vision Channel Strip
  • CS-1 Channel Strip
  • Neve® 88RS Channel Strip
  • Neve® 88RS Legacy Channel Strip
  • Precision Channel Strip Plug-In
  • SSL E Series Channel Strip
  • UA 610-A Preamp & EQ
  • UA 610-B Preamp & EQ


Compressors/Limiters (19)

  • dbx® 160 Compressor / Limiter
  • Fairchild® 670 Compressor
  • Fairchild® 660 Compressor
  • Fairchild® 670 Legacy Compressor
  • Manley Variable Mu® Limiter Compressor
  • Neve® 33609 Compressor
  • Neve® 33609SE Compressor
  • Precision Buss Compressor
  • SSL G Series Bus Compressor
  • Teletronix® LA-2 Classic Leveler
  • Teletronix® LA-2A Gray Classic Leveler
  • Teletronix® LA-2A Legacy Leveling Amplifier
  • Teletronix® LA-2A Silver Classic Leveler
  • Teletronix® LA-3A Classic Leveler
  • UA 1176AE Classic Limiter
  • UA 1176LN Legacy Limiting Amplifier
  • UA 1176SE Legacy Limiting Amplifier
  • UA 1176 Rev A Classic Limiter
  • UA 1176LN Rev E Classic Limiter


Delay & Modulation (5)

  • Cooper® Time Cube MkII Delay
  • EP-34 Tape Echo
  • MXR® Flanger/Doubler
  • Precision Delay Modulation
  • Precision Delay Modulation Long


Equalizers (20)

  • API 550A Parametric EQ
  • API 560 Graphic EQ
  • Cambridge EQ
  • Harrison® 32C Channel EQ
  • Harrison® 32C SE Channel EQ
  • Helios™ Type 69 EQ
  • Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ
  • Neve® 1073 Legacy Classic Console EQ
  • Neve® 1073SE Legacy Classic Console EQ
  • Neve® 1081 Classic Console EQ
  • Neve® 1081SE Classic Console EQ
  • Neve® 31102 Classic Console EQ
  • Neve® 31102SE Classic Console EQ
  • Precision Equalizer
  • Pultec EQP-1A Legacy EQ
  • Pultec EQP-1A Passive EQ
  • Pultec HLF-3C Passive EQ
  • Pultec MEQ-5 Passive EQ
  • Pultec Pro Legacy EQ
  • Trident® A-Range Classic Console EQ


Guitar Pedals (3)

  • Bermuda Triangle
  • Ibanez® Tube Screamer TS808
  • Raw Distortion


Mastering (6)

  • Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery
  • Precision Maximizer
  • Precision Multiband
  • Precision Limiter
  • Manley® Massive Passive EQ 
  • Manley® Massive Passive Mastering EQ


Reverbs (8)

  • AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb
  • DreamVerb Room Modeler
  • EMT® 140 Classic Plate Reverb
  • EMT® 250 Electronic Reverb
  • Lexicon® 224 Digital Reverb
  • Ocean Way Studios
  • Precision Reflection Engine
  • RealVerb Pro Custom Room Modeler


Special Processing (14)

  • Ampex® ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder
  • FATSO™ Jr. Tape Sim. & Compressor
  • FATSO™ Sr. Tape Sim. & Compressor
  • Little Labs® IBP Phase Alignment Tool
  • Little Labs® Voice Of God Bass Resonance
  • Moog® Multimode Filter
  • Moog® Multimode Filter SE
  • Oxide Tape Recorder
  • Precision De-Esser
  • Precision Enhancer Hz
  • Precision Enhancer kHz
  • SPL® Transient Designer
  • Studer® A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder
  • Thermionic Culture Vulture