SCOTTS VALLEY, CA –— Universal Audio, a manufacturer
of high-quality audio recording hardware and software plug-ins for
digital audio workstations, announced the release of the Trident
A-Range Classic Console EQ Powered Plug-In for their popular line of
UAD-1 and UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Cards for Mac and PC.
The original Trident A-Range desk holds near-mythic status in the
professional recording industry, and is arguably the best loved of the
classic Trident console designs. The unique band interactions of its
colorful EQ section have made an indelible impact on the sound of
record making. During the “Golden Years” of rock, the A-Range was
employed to record some truly great records by artists such as David
Bowie, Lou Reed and Queen, to name just a few.
“Of all the companies that could possibly do this job, Universal Audio
would do the best job,” stated Trident Audio Developments founder and A-Range designer Malcolm Toft.
Available for purchase via UA''s Online Store for $249, the Trident
A-Range Classic Console EQ Powered Plug-In features include:
• 4-band active EQ modeled from one of only 13 original Trident A-Range desks
“Universal Audio has always had a huge respect for the classic Trident
designs. We''re very pleased to add Trident to the UAD product line,
and I''m certain that our more than 30,000 users will agree,” commented
Universal Audio President Matt Ward.
• Licensed and endorsed by Trident Audio Developments, created by Universal Audio
• Unique filter response curves modeled to exacting detail
• Inductor-based EQ design yields band interaction between bell and
• Unique ability to combine cut filters for unusual filtering responses
• Cosmetics match the original module''s “aubergine” (eggplant) finish
More information on the Trident A-Range EQ Powered Plug-In can be
found at the following links.
Product Info: http://www.uaudio.com/products/software/trident-a-range/
Video Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/user/UniversalAudio#p/u/1/Bo8Vhzxau4s
The Trident A-Range Classic Console EQ Powered Plug-In is available as
part of the new UAD software version 5.5.0 release. In addition to the
Trident A-Range EQ plug-in, version 5.5.0 includes a Mellowmuse ATA
RTAS plug-in update to v1.4, performance enhancements for Mac users
and ‘Higher Performance'' graphics mode functionality for the UAD-2
SOLO/Laptop on newer MacBook Pro models.
UAD Software version 5.5.0 is available for FREE download by users worldwide at
About Universal Audio Inc.
Founded in 1999 by Bill Putnam Jr. and based in Scotts Valley,
California, Universal Audio is best known for its vintage analog
reproductions and advanced Digital Signal Processing technology,
including the award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins Platform. The company
is focused on merging the best of classic analog and modern digital
technology. UA is devoted to this endeavor, following its rich
recording heritage and motto, “Analog Ears. Digital Minds.”