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UNIVERSAL AUDIO ANNOUNCES TRIDENT A-RANGE CLASSIC CONSOLE EQ POWERED PLUG-IN FOR UAD PLATFORM

10/30/2009

Trident A Range Universal Audio, a manufacturer of high-quality audio recording hardware and software plug-ins for digital audio workstations, today 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
€    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
shelving filters
€    Unique ability to combine cut filters for unusual filtering responses
€    Cosmetics match the original module¹s ³aubergine² (eggplant) finish


"Universal Audio is an unstoppable force in the circuit emulation
business," said Trident¹s parent company, PMI President Alan Hyatt.
"We couldn¹t be happier to partner with a company so dedicated to
getting every last detail right."

"Universal Audio has always had a huge respect for the classic Trident
designs. We¹re very pleased to add Trident to the UAD product line,
and I¹m certain that our more than 30,000 users will agree," commented
Universal Audio President Matt Ward.

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 ŒHigher Performance¹ 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
<http://www.uaudio.com/support/uad/downloads/index.html>
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