Universal Audio Adds Pultec EQ Collection on UAD Spark subscription


When Universal Audio launched its UAD Spark  software subscription service, the company promises that it would be “an evolving collection”, with new instruments and effects being added in due course.


Now, it has fulfilled its promises, the company has added the Pultec Passive EQ Collection to the bundle, giving subscribers access to some of the greatest tube EQs of all time in their DAWs.


Pultec Collection was originally released for UA’s DSP-powered devices, but is now being offered natively for the first time. It includes emulations of the EQP-1A, MEQ-5, and HLF-3C hardware units, and can be used on vocals, guitars, drums and more. And More than 100 presets are included to get you started.


“It’s fitting that the Pultec EQ Collection is now available in UAD Spark, alongside plugins from so many other iconic audio brands,” says Bill Putnam Jr, CEO of Universal Audio. “We created UAD Spark to bring the sound of the best studio hardware ever made to all music creators, and these classic equalisers certainly belong in that category.”


Spark now offers native support for M1 Macs, though you will can’t run it on Windows. The PC version is set to arrive later this year.


You can try Spark free for 14 days (30 days for Volt audio interface owners) thereafter, it will cost you $20 a month.


Find out more and sign up on the Universal Audio website.

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