Via bundled FXpansion rtas plug-in adapter 15/04/04Universal Audio, the folks who make the DSP powered PCI card for running component modelled DSP software plugins of vintage outboard, have announced that their new UAD-1 (see our review) Project Pak and Studio Pak will include a special version of UK developer Fxpansion's VST-RTAS Adapter, designed exclusively for Universal Audio to enable the UAD-1 DSP card to be used with Digidesign ProTools 6 Systems.
" The UAD-1 is already widely regarded as the ultimate upgrade for Native DAWS," said Mike Barnes, Director Of Marketing for Universal Audio, Inc. " Now, by including a special version of the Fxpansion RTAS Adapter with the Studio Pak and Project Pak, the UAD-1 DSP card and Powered Plug-Ins becomes accessible to the ProTools platform and truly the ultimate upgrade for any DAW!"
The Fxpansion RTAS adapter allows Digidesign M-Box, 001, 002, Mix|24 or HD customers, on either Windows XP or Mac OS-X based machines using ProTools?? 6 or above, to run Universal Audio's award-winning plug-ins on a UAD-1 card installed in their computer. The UAD-1 plug-ins appear in the user's RTAS plug-in menu. The special bundled version of Fxpansion's RTAS Adapter will only adapt the UAD-1 plug-ins, but an upgrade to the full version of the Fxpansion VST-RTAS Adapter will be available from www.fxpansion.com. The UAD version of the Adapter will be available for download by registered UAD-1 Studio Pak and UAD-1 Project Pak users at my.uaudio.com by April 15th, 2004.