Universal Audio has announced the UAD-1 Project Pak (Mac/Win), whichcombines a PCI DSP card with the v3.5 powered plug-in bundle. The UAD-1Project Pak includes the proprietary UAD-1 PCI/PCI-X DSP card and acollection of 15 Universal Audio plug-ins including the 1176SE vintagecompressor, the Pultec EQP-1A classic EQ, RealVerb Pro, Nigel guitarprocessor, EX-1 EQ & Compressor, DM-1 Delay Modulator, and CS-1Channel Strip. The UAD-1 Project Pak can be expanded online athttp://my.uaudio.com, where users can purchase additional plug-ins suchas LA-2A, 1176LN, Cambridge EQ, Dreamverb, and Fairchild 670.
For a limited time -- from April 1 through June 30, 2004 --Universal Audio is offering all registered Project Pak customers thenew Pultec Pro EQ plug-in, with classic MEQ-5 mid-band section, free ofcharge. The UAD-1 Project Pak is compatible with Windows98SE/ME/2000/XP and Mac OS 9 and OS X 10.3 (Panther). It supports VST,AU, DX, and MAS plug-in formats.
In other news, Universal Audio has announced that the UAD-1 ProjectPak and Studio Pak will include a special version of FXpansion'sVST-RTAS Adapter, designed exclusively for Universal Audio to enablethe UAD-1 DSP card to be used with Digidesign ProTools 6 and MBox, 001,002, Mix|24, or HD systems. The UAD-1 plug-ins appear in the user'sRTAS plug-in menu. The bundled version of FXpansion's RTAS Adapter willonly work with the UAD-1 plug-ins, but an upgrade to the full versionof the FXpansion VST-RTAS Adapter will be available from www.fxpansion.com.The UAD version will be available for download by registered UAD-1Studio Pak and UAD-1 Project Pak users at my.uaudio.com by April15, 2004. For more information, visit www.uaudio.com.