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Latest Universal Audio Articles

UA Does Trident

Universal Audio has released the Trident A-Range EQ Powered Plug-in for the UAD product line. The 4-band EQ plug-in has been endorsed by the designer of the original A-Range console, Malcolm Toft, and is based on... Read more »

Buy a Classic, Get Money Back

The Universal Audio 6176 actually combines TWO classics in one hand-built unit: the legendary 610 tube mic preamp and the studio-standard 1176 compressor. And now, from October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009, if... Read more »

New UAD Neve Packages

Universal Audio has launched new Neve bundles with the popular UAD-2 family of cards: UAD-2 Solo Neve — UAD-2 Solo card, 88RS channel strip, and 33609 compressor. UAD-2 Duo Neve — UAD-2 Duo card, 88RS... Read more »

EMT 250 Returns

Universal Audio has announced the EMT 250 Classic Reverb powered plug-in for the UAD-2 platform. The new plug-in re-creates the sound of the EMT 250, which was introduced in 1976 — in fact, it uses the exact... Read more »

UPdates & UPgrades

Native Instruments has released version 2.1 of KORE. The new version includes full Pro Tools compatibility under the Mac OS X 10.5, as well as new functionality with the KORE hardware controller and many other... Read more »

UA and Trident Partner

Universal Audio has announced that Trident Audio is now a plug-in partner for the UAD-2 platform. "Trident's indelible impact on the sound of record making is nearly impossible to gauge. The consoles made available... Read more »

UAD July Promotion

Universal Audio is offering yet another great deal: purchase an LA-610 mkII channel strip and receive a free UAD-2 Solo card (a $499 value). This promotion is good from July 1, 2009, through July 31, 2009. Just... Read more »

30,000 UADs and Counting!

Universal Audio has announced that the UAD Power Plug-ins platform has surpassed 30,000 users worldwide, second only to Digidesign's TDM platform. The UAD family includes the UAD-1, the current UAD-2 family, and the... Read more »

UA Rebates

Speaking of rebates and super deals, you have until June 30, 2009, to take advantage of two hefty Universal Audio rebates: UAD-2 "Pick your Plug-ins" Promotion A UAD Coupon will be issued to you when you buy and... Read more »

Musikmesse: And the Winner Is

The annual MIPA (Musikmesse International Press Awards) are held at the Musikmesse Trade Fair each year; the winners in these awards are decided by journalists at more than 100 international magazines. This year's... Read more »

Analog Rebates

There are few companies in our industry that have the storied history and respect that Universal Audio has from the days of Bill Putnam through today's stellar reissues and new products, there's just no way to beat... Read more »

Updates & Upgrades

Magix has updated Samplitude and Sequoia to version 10.2.1. The new version includes numerous enhancements and fixes. Universal Audio has released version 5.3.0 software for the UAD platform. In addition to free... Read more »

New UAD Plug-ins

Universal Audio has announced the release of new UAD plug-ins: two are from the UAD 4K series, the UAD 4K Channel Strip and the UAD 4K Buss Compressor. Both offer emulation of the SSL 4000 G+ console. The Channel... Read more »

The DealZone

Have you checked out Sweetwater's online DealZone lately? This is the spot on Sweetwater.com where we post all the current sales, price drops, rebates, blowouts, B-stock, and other value-enhanced products. Here are... Read more »

New UA Partners

Universal Audio has announced that they have formed partnerships with Manley Labs and Antares Audio Technologies to create new plug-ins for the UAD platform. This means that we should be seeing a UAD version of... Read more »

Computer Recording

Native Instruments was showing off two new DJ/groove-building tools, the Audio 4 DJ and Maschine. Audio 4 DJ gives you the connections and functionality you need to record or perform live and move your precious... Read more »

Universal Audio to Receive Technical Grammy

Universal Audio will be honored by the Recording Academy with a Technical Grammy Award on February 7th at the invitation-only Special Merit Awards Ceremony. The award, which recognizes UA's technical contributions... Read more »

Universal Audio: No More Upgrade Fees!

Here's some really good news from the folks at Universal Audio (in their own words) for all UAD-1 owners. Read it and then, if you have questions, call your friendly, knowledgeable Sweetwater Sales Engineer for all... Read more »

Updates and Upgrades

Universal Audio has just announced the release of UAD Software version 5.2 software for their highly successful UAD platform, which is designed to enable the UAD-2 DSP card to be used with Digidesign Pro Tools... Read more »

Universal Audio Releases Ultimate Plug-in Package

Few companies (if any) in the audio industry have the kind of reputation for quality and innovation that Universal Audio does. Now the company has raised the bar even higher by announcing the release of UAD-2 Omni... Read more »

UAD Software to be RTAS Compatible Soon

Although no specific dates were announced, Universal Audio says that the next update of the UAD-2 software will include RTAS compatibility. This means Pro Tools users will now be able to enjoy the fantastic sound of... Read more »

Enter Sweetwater’s 24-Day Holiday Giveaway!

By popular demand, Sweetwater's 24-day Holiday Giveaway is back and it's better than ever! Every day from December 1 to December 24, we're going to give away a special gift of some of the most popular audio and... Read more »

New in Stock at Sweetwater

Universal Audio LA-610 mkII - The LA-610 mkII brings UA's legendary vintage "all-tube" luxury sound into a modern channel-strip format, by combining the 610 mic preamp, EQ, and DI section with a T4 opto-compressor... Read more »

UA Ships Second Generation Tube Classic

Universal Audio has announced that it has begun shipping the highly-anticipated LA-610 Mk II Classic Tube Recording Channel, a feature-rich, second generation version of UA's most popular analog product. The preamp... Read more »