UAD1 card?

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by Eddie, Sep 19, 2003.

  1. Eddie

    Eddie Guest

    I'm thinking about getting one and I'd love to hear any comments (good or bad) on the quality of the plugs.
  2. Pez

    Pez Active Member

    Dec 27, 2002
    It's a no-brainer. Get it.
  3. Doublehelix

    Doublehelix Well-Known Member

    Oct 7, 2001
    Absolutely a no-brainer. Don't thing about it, just go and buy one (or two). It is absolutely fantastic. Worth twice its price.
  4. 3dchris

    3dchris Active Member

    Dec 29, 2002
    No brainer indeed. Get it immediately!!!
  5. Eddie

    Eddie Guest

    Sounds like there's only one thing to do,,, :)
  6. Daddy Cool

    Daddy Cool Active Member

    Sep 30, 2003
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    If you want good compressors, eq and reverb it is the right choice.

    Dreamverb is free until october 23rd if I remember correctly.

    The Cambridge eq is not free but i would highly recomend it.

    with the cambridge you will have comps and eq's that will beat the hell out of any waves plug-in.

    other alternatives: TC-Powercore. the big advantage with them is that they alow 3 partyplug-insand that they have a firewire unit.

    The classicverb is really good and easier to get good results with compared to dreamverb.

    However it is more expensive and currently they don't have anything that maches the compressors in UAD-1.
  7. Eddie

    Eddie Guest

    I can't seem to find this info on the mackie site.
    How many 1176's will one card run?
  8. Clueless

    Clueless Guest

    My UAD-1 says that a 1176LN requires 14% CPU for a stereo compressor. That's about 7 stereo to tap the card.

    The 1176SE requires only 12% CPU, so you could get 8 stereo units.

    It appears that mono requires 1% less than stereo for either unit.

    The memory required by either unit is negligible, so that's not a limiting factor.

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