Universal Audio has announced the creation of the UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop, a compact ExpressCard version of their UAD-2 SOLO DSP Accelerator card. The new SOLO/Laptop DSP card brings Universal Audio's analog emulations–authenticated by Neve, Roland, SPL, Moog, and more–to laptop DAW users. The UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop enables large, professional mixes on laptop DAWs without the need for cabling or power supply. The UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop supports VST, AU and RTAS plug in formats on both Mac OS X and Windows. The UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop will available at UA dealers worldwide in early Q2 at a MAP price of $499.
The SOLO/Laptop includes studio staples like UA's 1176SE Compressor/Limiter, Pultec EQP-1A Equalizer, RealVerb Pro Room Modeler, and CS-1 Channel Strip, and offers access to the entire Powered Plug-In library.
About the UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card
At the heart of every UAD-2 DSP Card & Powered Plug-Ins package is the Analog Devices SHARC floating-point processor(s). The UAD-2 Solo/Duo/or Quad can track, mix and master at sample rates from 44.1 to 192kHz. The UA Powered Plug-Ins Collection delivers emulations from the past 50 years of audio to digital audio workstations; including vintage equalizers and compressors, superior precision mastering tools, lush reverbs and officially licensed classic hardware emulations.