Universal Audio Debuts Ultimate DSP Card/Plug-in Bundle

2005 NAMM Show: Universal Audio, a manufacturer of vintage audio hardware and DSP software plug-ins for digital audio workstations, has announced the new UAD-1 Ultra Pak. The Ultra Pak is a potent combination of DSP hardware and high-quality software plug-ins for host-based Windows and Macintosh DAW’s. Ultra Pak will have an MSRP of US $1495.

The UAD-1 Ultra Pak is designed for the demanding DAW professionals who need premium sonic quality for mixing and mastering applications and want a large UA plug collection in one convenient bundle. The Ultra Pak includes the award-winning UAD-1 DSP card, plus a complete suite of 24 powered plug-ins including, all the classic UA vintage emulations.

UA uses unique proprietary circuit modeling techniques to capture every subtle nuance of analog studio mainstays such as the 1176LN, LA-2A, Pultec EQP-1A, and Fairchild 670. The UAD-1 also offers innovative “UA Original” plug-ins to enhance production including the Cambridge EQ, Nigel Guitar Processor, Channel Strip, RealVerb, DreamVerb and the highly prized Plate 140. Ultra Pak also delivers the Precision Limiter and Precision Equalizer from the Precision Mastering Series which have been rigorously engineered and studio-tested to reach a sonic class only shared with the very best analog and digital hardware units.


  • The most extensive Mixing and Mastering plug-in bundle offered by UA.
  • Includes UAD-1 DSP Card & 24 Plugs covering classic compression, EQ, Reverbs, Guitar FX/delays/modulation and Precision mastering tools.
  • Least expensive means to get the most complete set of UA plug-ins in one bundle.
  • 32k to 192k sample rate support, up to 4 cards per system
  • AU/VST/DX/MAS(OS9) & RTAS – Mac OSX, OS9 & WinXP,Win2K, Win98

“Ultra Pak responds to requests from both users and dealers for the “ultimate” UAD-1 bundle with everything in one package” said Mike Barnes, Director Of Marketing for Universal Audio. “Adding plugs such as the Pultec Pro, Plate 140, Precision Limiter and brand new Precision Equalizer to an already stellar product is the icing on the cake. Ultra Pak is now the best one-stop solution for DAW mixing and mastering. For a complete set of premium audio tools, this is absolutely the lowest price per plug and most amazing value UAD of all.”

For more information, visit the Universal Audio site.

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