Universal Audio's UAD-2 Satellite systems take advantage of state-of-the-art DSP technology, adding serious horsepower to your music-production system. Each of the four SHARC chips onboard boasts 32-bit floating-point architecture, for the ultimate in precision and performance. When put to the test, the power potential of even a single UAD-2 system is more than impressive. Better still, you can mix and match up to four UAD-2 PCIe cards or Satellites, allowing you to meet the processing needs of even the most demanding sessions. The UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins platform offers the world’s most authentic analog hardware emulations and award-winning audio plug-ins for Mac and PC. Powered by our popular DSP Accelerator hardware, UAD-2 plug-ins deliver rich, analog sound quality that would be difficult or impossible to achieve with native recording systems. A simple FireWire connection is all it takes to plug your FireWire-based Mac or Windows 7 PC into the world’s finest analog hardware emulations. 73 UA-developed plug-ins up to and including UAD software v7.3, from classics such as UA's LA-2A and 1176LN to masterpieces by Manley, Studer, Empirical Labs, Neve, Fairchild, and many others - the UAD-2 Satellite QUAD Ultimate system gives you the sound of some of the hottest gear ever made.