Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core


The Universal Audio UAD-2 OTCO Thunderbolt is the most powerful DSP accelerator that UA makes and gives audio engineers and producers access to the brand's highly lauded library of analog modeling plugins as well as provides access to more than 90 plugins from other brands—including Ampex, Manley, Empirical Labs, and Roland just to name a few. A space-efficient and sleek desktop unit, the OCTO is compatible with all Thunderbolt-capable Mac computers, with Thunderbolt 2 tech promising lower plugin latency than FireWire 800.

Product Specs

  • UAD-2 Satellite OCTO Core Thunderbolt DSP Accelerator
  • Black
  • 2010s
Made In
  • United States

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Reviews for the Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO Core
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  • OCTO UAD PCIe card

    Verified Purchase

    well it was easy to install the card. the instal software worked with no problems. i authorised all my plugging no worries, and the card runs like a Dream. all good for me. cool.

  • Good plugins, so-so processing power

    Verified Purchase

    I honestly haven't noticed a significant processing power increase. Yes you can run more plug-ins but not a great amount...as you will still get processing errors. The included classics bundle is nice and they can certainly add some sweet mojo to your mixes. A star reduced for not including a Thunde…