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Universal Audio UAD User Manual

Universal Audio UAD User Manual (585 pages)

POWERED PLUG-INS SOFTWARE VERSION 6.1  
Brand: Universal Audio | Category: Software | Size: 18.5 MB
Table of contents
Fcc Compliance2................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Instructions2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1. Introduction18................................................................................................................................................................
Welcome18................................................................................................................................................................
Features20................................................................................................................................................................
The Uad System21................................................................................................................................................................
Package Contents21................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation Overview21................................................................................................................................................................
Online Documentation23................................................................................................................................................................
Customer Support23................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2. Uad Installation25................................................................................................................................................................
Overview25................................................................................................................................................................
Install Videos25................................................................................................................................................................
System Requirements26................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Hosts26................................................................................................................................................................
Latest Information & Software Updates27................................................................................................................................................................
Uad Software Installation28................................................................................................................................................................
Uad Hardware Installation30................................................................................................................................................................
Authorization32................................................................................................................................................................
Authorize Plug-ins Procedure33................................................................................................................................................................
Using Unlicensed Plug-ins (demo Mode)35................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Installation35................................................................................................................................................................
Learn More37................................................................................................................................................................
Software Removal37................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3. Uad System Overview38................................................................................................................................................................
The Uad Environment38................................................................................................................................................................
The Uad Hardware38................................................................................................................................................................
The Uad Software42................................................................................................................................................................
The Daw Environment44................................................................................................................................................................
My.uaudio.com46................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4. My.uaudio.com47................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Plug-ins47................................................................................................................................................................
Authorization Overview48................................................................................................................................................................
Demo Mode51................................................................................................................................................................
Ua Online Store52................................................................................................................................................................
Buying Plug-ins53................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Uad Devices And Licenses54................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5. Using Multiple Uad Devices55................................................................................................................................................................
Plug-in License Policy55................................................................................................................................................................
Uad Link Licensing56................................................................................................................................................................
Authorizing Multiple Devices57................................................................................................................................................................
Uad-1 With Uad-257................................................................................................................................................................
Power Requirement57................................................................................................................................................................
Multidevice Dsp Loading58................................................................................................................................................................
Device Info Display59................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Devices59................................................................................................................................................................
Host Cpu59................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6. Uad Meter & Control Panel61................................................................................................................................................................
Launching The Uad Meter & Control Panel Application62................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Uad Meter62................................................................................................................................................................
Uad Meter Elements63................................................................................................................................................................
Uad Control Panel64................................................................................................................................................................
System Information Panel65................................................................................................................................................................
Plug-ins Panel68................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Panel71................................................................................................................................................................
Firewire Panel78................................................................................................................................................................
Help & Support Panel84................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7. Using Uad Powered Plug-ins85................................................................................................................................................................
Launching A Uad Powered Plug-in85................................................................................................................................................................
The Uad Plug-in Window86................................................................................................................................................................
Uad Toolbar87................................................................................................................................................................
Livetrack Mode89................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Parameters91................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts92................................................................................................................................................................
Dsp Loading Information93................................................................................................................................................................
Automation94................................................................................................................................................................
External Midi Control95................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8. Tempo Sync96................................................................................................................................................................
Tempo Sync Plug-ins96................................................................................................................................................................
Available Note Values97................................................................................................................................................................
Range Limits98................................................................................................................................................................
Entering Values98................................................................................................................................................................
Out Of Range99................................................................................................................................................................
Modes With Tempo Sync99................................................................................................................................................................
Roland Re-201 Sync100................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9. Uad Delay Compensation101................................................................................................................................................................
Latency & Delay Compensation101................................................................................................................................................................
Host Pdc Implementation101................................................................................................................................................................
Uad-1 Delay Compensator103................................................................................................................................................................
Uad-1 Track Advance106................................................................................................................................................................
Compensating Upsampled Plug-ins108................................................................................................................................................................
Upsampling Values Table110................................................................................................................................................................
Upsampled Compensation Examples111................................................................................................................................................................
Live Processing113................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 10. Uad Expresscard Products114................................................................................................................................................................
Uad-2 Solo/laptop Details116................................................................................................................................................................
Important Solo/laptop Notes119................................................................................................................................................................
Uad–xtenda120................................................................................................................................................................
Uad–xpander Details121................................................................................................................................................................
Uad–xpander Connections123................................................................................................................................................................
Xpander Operation123................................................................................................................................................................
Important Xpander Notes127................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 11. Uad-2 Satellite128................................................................................................................................................................
Uad-2 Satellite Details129................................................................................................................................................................
Uad-2 Satellite Installation130................................................................................................................................................................
Uad-2 Satellite Operation133................................................................................................................................................................
Important Uad-2 Satellite Notes135................................................................................................................................................................
Firewire Basics137................................................................................................................................................................
Firewire Bandwidth141................................................................................................................................................................
Firewire Bandwidth Vs. Uad Dsp143................................................................................................................................................................
Firewire Bus Power144................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 12. Ampex Atr-102146................................................................................................................................................................
Mastering Tape Recorder146................................................................................................................................................................
Ampex Atr-102 Screenshots147................................................................................................................................................................
Operational Overview148................................................................................................................................................................
Primary Controls151................................................................................................................................................................
Secondary Controls159................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Calibration Procedure167................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Calibration Notes170................................................................................................................................................................
Parameter Dependencies171................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 13. Cambridge Eq173................................................................................................................................................................
Cambridge Eq Screenshot173................................................................................................................................................................
Cambridge Eq Controls174................................................................................................................................................................
Low Cut / High Cut Filters177................................................................................................................................................................
Eq Bands178................................................................................................................................................................
Parametric Eq179................................................................................................................................................................
Shelf Eq182................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 14. Cooper Time Cube184................................................................................................................................................................
Dual Mechanical Delay Line184................................................................................................................................................................
Cooper Time Cube Screenshot184................................................................................................................................................................
Design Overview185................................................................................................................................................................
Cooper Time Cube Controls185................................................................................................................................................................
Channel Controls188................................................................................................................................................................
Cooper Time Cube Hardware189................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 15. Cs-1 Channel Strip190................................................................................................................................................................
Ex-1 Equalizer And Compressor191................................................................................................................................................................
Ex-1 Equalizer Controls191................................................................................................................................................................
Ex-1 Compressor Controls192................................................................................................................................................................
Ex-1m Overview193................................................................................................................................................................
Dm-1 Delay Modulator194................................................................................................................................................................
Dm-1 Controls194................................................................................................................................................................
Dm-1l196................................................................................................................................................................
Rs-1 Reflection Engine197................................................................................................................................................................
Rs-1 Controls198................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 16. Dbx 160 Compressor/limiter200................................................................................................................................................................
Dbx 160 Screenshot200................................................................................................................................................................
Dbx 160 Controls201................................................................................................................................................................
Webzine Articles202................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 17. Dreamverb203................................................................................................................................................................
Signal Flow204................................................................................................................................................................
Resonance (equalization) Panel205................................................................................................................................................................
Shape Panel207................................................................................................................................................................
Materials Panel209................................................................................................................................................................
Reflections Panel211................................................................................................................................................................
Reverberation Panel213................................................................................................................................................................
Positioning Panel214................................................................................................................................................................
Levels Panel216................................................................................................................................................................
Dreamverb Preset Management217................................................................................................................................................................
Spatial Characteristics218................................................................................................................................................................
Preset Design Tips219................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 18. Empirical Labs El7 Fatso221................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction221................................................................................................................................................................
Fatso Screenshots222................................................................................................................................................................
Fatso Functional Overview222................................................................................................................................................................
Fatso Controls225................................................................................................................................................................
Global Controls229................................................................................................................................................................
Fatso Sr. Controls230................................................................................................................................................................
Webzine Article233................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 19. Emt 140 Plate Reverb234................................................................................................................................................................
Emt 140 Screenshot234................................................................................................................................................................
Emt 140 Controls235................................................................................................................................................................
Reverb Controls236................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Controls237................................................................................................................................................................
Eq Controls237................................................................................................................................................................
Modulation Controls238................................................................................................................................................................
Blend Controls239................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 20. Emt 250 Electronic Reverberator241................................................................................................................................................................
Emt 250 Screenshot242................................................................................................................................................................
Functional Overview242................................................................................................................................................................
Program Mode Controls245................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 21. Ep-34 Classic Tape Echo255................................................................................................................................................................
Ep-34 Overview255................................................................................................................................................................
Ep-34 Tape Echo Screenshot256................................................................................................................................................................
Ep-34 Controls256................................................................................................................................................................
Ep-34 Hardware History260................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 22. Fairchild 670262................................................................................................................................................................
Fairchild Screenshot263................................................................................................................................................................
Compressors, 4 Modes263................................................................................................................................................................
Controls Overview264................................................................................................................................................................
Fairchild Modes265................................................................................................................................................................
Controls266................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 23. Harrison 32c Eq270................................................................................................................................................................
Harrison 32c Eq Screenshot270................................................................................................................................................................
Harrison 32c Eq And Harrison 32c Se Controls271................................................................................................................................................................
Harrison 32c Se273................................................................................................................................................................
Harrison 32c Latency274................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 24. Helios Type 69 Equalizer275................................................................................................................................................................
Helios Type 69 Screenshot275................................................................................................................................................................
Helios Type 69 Controls276................................................................................................................................................................
Helios 69 Latency279................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 25. La-2a And 1176ln281................................................................................................................................................................
Compressor Basics281................................................................................................................................................................
La-2a Controls285................................................................................................................................................................
Ln Controls287................................................................................................................................................................
Se "special Edition289................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 26. La-3a Compressor290................................................................................................................................................................
La-3a Screenshot290................................................................................................................................................................
La-3a Controls291................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 27. Lexicon 224292................................................................................................................................................................
Classic Digital Reverb292................................................................................................................................................................
Lexicon 224 Screenshot294................................................................................................................................................................
Hidden Controls306................................................................................................................................................................
Program Descriptions309................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 28. Little Labs Ibp312................................................................................................................................................................
Little Labs Ibp Screenshot312................................................................................................................................................................
Little Labs Ibp Controls313................................................................................................................................................................
Little Labs Ibp Latency314................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 29. Little Labs Vog315................................................................................................................................................................
Bass Resonance Processor315................................................................................................................................................................
Little Labs Vog Screenshot316................................................................................................................................................................
Little Labs Vog Parameters317................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 30. Manley Massive Passive Eq319................................................................................................................................................................
Massive Passive Screenshots320................................................................................................................................................................
Unusual Eq Conventions320................................................................................................................................................................
Massive Passive Mastering Eq321................................................................................................................................................................
Standard Vs. Mastering Versions322................................................................................................................................................................
Massive Passive Band Controls322................................................................................................................................................................
Other Controls328................................................................................................................................................................
Massive Passive Latency329................................................................................................................................................................
Notes From Manley Laboratories329................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Information331................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 31. Moog Multimode Filter332................................................................................................................................................................
Moog Filter Screenshot333................................................................................................................................................................
Moog Filter Controls333................................................................................................................................................................
Moog Filter Se339................................................................................................................................................................
Moog Filter Latency340................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 32. Mxr Flanger/doubler341................................................................................................................................................................
Classic Electronic Flanging341................................................................................................................................................................
Mxr Flanger/doubler Screenshot342................................................................................................................................................................
Mxr Flanger/doubler Controls343................................................................................................................................................................
Mxr Flanger/doubler Latency348................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 33. Neve 1073 Equalizer349................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 1073 Screenshot349................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 1073 And 1073se Controls349................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 1073se352................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 1073 Latency353................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 34. Neve 1081 Equalizer354................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 1081 Screenshot354................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 1081 And 1081se Controls355................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 1081se360................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 1081 Latency360................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 35. Neve 31102 Console Eq361................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 31102 Screenshot361................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 31102 And 31102se Controls362................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 31102se365................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 31102 Latency366................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 36. Neve 33609 Compressor367................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 33609 Screenshot368................................................................................................................................................................
Operation368................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 33609 And 33609se Controls369................................................................................................................................................................
Limiter369................................................................................................................................................................
Compressor370................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 33609se376................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 33609 Latency376................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 37. Neve 88rs Channel Strip377................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 88rs Screenshot378................................................................................................................................................................
Neve 88rs Controls379................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamics379................................................................................................................................................................
Gate/expander380................................................................................................................................................................
Limiter/compressor383................................................................................................................................................................
Cut Filters389................................................................................................................................................................
Global390................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 38. Nigel392................................................................................................................................................................
Preflex Plug-in394................................................................................................................................................................
Gate/comp Module395................................................................................................................................................................
Amp Module398................................................................................................................................................................
Amp Controls399................................................................................................................................................................
Cabinet Module402................................................................................................................................................................
Phasor Module404................................................................................................................................................................
Mod Filter Module407................................................................................................................................................................
Tremmodecho Plug-in411................................................................................................................................................................
Trem/fade Module412................................................................................................................................................................
Mod Delay Module415................................................................................................................................................................
Echo Module419................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 39. Precision Buss Compressor421................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Buss Compressor Screenshot422................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Buss Compressor Controls422................................................................................................................................................................
Extra Presets426................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 40. Precision De-esser427................................................................................................................................................................
Precision De-esser Screenshot427................................................................................................................................................................
Precision De-esser Controls428................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Tips430................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 41. Precision Enhancer Hz431................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Enhancer Hz Screenshot431................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Enhancer Hz Controls432................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Enhancer Hz Usage Notes435................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 42. Precision Enhancer Khz436................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Enhancer Khz Screenshot437................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Enhancer Khz Controls437................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 43. Precision Equalizer440................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Equalizer Screenshot440................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Equalizer Controls441................................................................................................................................................................
Control Grouping441................................................................................................................................................................
Modes441................................................................................................................................................................
Band Controls443................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Equalizer Latency445................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 44. Precision Limiter446................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Limiter Screenshot447................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Limiter Controls447................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Limiter Meters Overview448................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Limiter Latency453................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 45. Precision Maximizer454................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Maximizer Screenshot455................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Maximizer Controls455................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Maximizer Latency459................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 46. Precision Multiband461................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Multiband Screenshot461................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Multiband Interface462................................................................................................................................................................
Band Parameters464................................................................................................................................................................
Eq Display468................................................................................................................................................................
Frequency Controls470................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamics Meters471................................................................................................................................................................
Precision Multiband Latency474................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 47. Pultec And Pultec-pro475................................................................................................................................................................
Pultec Latency476................................................................................................................................................................
Pultec Eqp-1a Screenshot476................................................................................................................................................................
Pultec Eqp-1a Controls476................................................................................................................................................................
Low Frequency Controls477................................................................................................................................................................
High Frequency Controls478................................................................................................................................................................
High Attenuation Controls478................................................................................................................................................................
Pultec Meq-5 Screenshot479................................................................................................................................................................
Pultec Meq-5 Controls479................................................................................................................................................................
Low Peak Controls480................................................................................................................................................................
Dip Controls480................................................................................................................................................................
High Peak Controls480................................................................................................................................................................
Meq-5 Response Curves480................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 48. Realverb Pro484................................................................................................................................................................
Realverb Pro Background485................................................................................................................................................................
Spectral Characteristics486................................................................................................................................................................
Resonance (equalization)491................................................................................................................................................................
Timing492................................................................................................................................................................
Positioning494................................................................................................................................................................
Levels495................................................................................................................................................................
Morphing496................................................................................................................................................................
Realverb Pro Preset Management498................................................................................................................................................................
Realverb Pro Preset List498................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 49. Boss Ce-1 Chorus Ensemble499................................................................................................................................................................
Boss Ce-1 Screenshot499................................................................................................................................................................
Boss Ce-1 Controls500................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 50. Roland Dimension D503................................................................................................................................................................
Roland Dimension D Screenshot503................................................................................................................................................................
Roland Dimension D Controls504................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 51. Roland Re-201 Space Echo505................................................................................................................................................................
Roland Re-201 Screenshot506................................................................................................................................................................
Roland Re-201 Interface506................................................................................................................................................................
Roland Re-201 Controls506................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 52. Spl Transient Designer512................................................................................................................................................................
Spl Transient Designer Screenshot512................................................................................................................................................................
Spl Transient Designer Controls513................................................................................................................................................................
Acknowledgement515................................................................................................................................................................
Applications515................................................................................................................................................................
Technology519................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 53. Ssl E Channel Strip523................................................................................................................................................................
Large Format Mix Module523................................................................................................................................................................
Ssl E Channel Strip Screenshot524................................................................................................................................................................
Ssl E Channel Strip Controls524................................................................................................................................................................
Filters525................................................................................................................................................................
Compressor/limiter526................................................................................................................................................................
Usage Notes535................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 54. Ssl G Bus Compressor537................................................................................................................................................................
Large Format Console Dynamics537................................................................................................................................................................
Ssl G Bus Compressor Screenshot537................................................................................................................................................................
Ssl G Bus Compressor Controls538................................................................................................................................................................
General Usage Notes540................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 55. Studer A800542................................................................................................................................................................
Multichannel Tape Recorder542................................................................................................................................................................
Studer A800 Screenshot543................................................................................................................................................................
Studer A800 Latency555................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 56. Trident A-range Eq557................................................................................................................................................................
Trident A-range Eq Screenshot557................................................................................................................................................................
Trident A-range Eq Controls559................................................................................................................................................................
Trident A-range Latency561................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 57. History563................................................................................................................................................................
Bill Putnam Sr563................................................................................................................................................................
Classic Compressors567................................................................................................................................................................
Pros Talk Ua570................................................................................................................................................................
Thank You574................................................................................................................................................................
Offline Authorization580................................................................................................................................................................
Preflex Modules581................................................................................................................................................................

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