V4.2 to be released with Roland RE-201 Space Echo and Roland Classic FX bundle 18/01/06
UAD-1 FOR A PCI SLOT
Universal Audio have announced the forthcoming web launch of v4.2 software for the UAD-1 DSP Card & Powered Plug-Ins system. Version 4.2 will ship early in 2006 and include a 14-day fully functional demo of the third in the Roland Classic FX series - the Roland RE-201 Space Echo. Full authorizations of the Roland RE-201 plug-in will be available to registered UAD-1 customers for US$249 at my.uaudio.com.
Mike Barnes, Director of Marketing for Universal Audio had this to say of the Space Echo recreation, "Respecting our unique license arrangement with Roland Corporation, UA's world-leading modeling/algorithm and software team have excelled, painstakingly re-creating the complex tape echo & spring reverb emulations with absolute authenticity. From capturing the vintage circuit tone, tape idiosyncrasies, real-time controllability to retro look and feel, our aim was that even the most die-hard fan of the original 1973 hardware will have an identical love affair with the UA plug-in version available exclusively for the UAD-1, which works with AU, VST or RTAS based systems."
Key Features include:
Meticulous model of original Roland RE-201 Space Echo licensed by Roland
Tape echo modeling, complete with saturation, wow & flutter, and splice point
Incredible tape oscillation effects and authentic spring reverb tank emulation
All original features like Tape-Head â€˜Modeâ€™ Selector, Intensity and â€˜Dubâ€™ switch
UA unique features like DAW tempo sync, effects pan, tape type & splice-trigger
3 User-selectable tape quality grades including â€˜newâ€™, â€˜usedâ€™ and â€˜oldâ€™
Matt Ward, President Of Universal Audio had this to say of the full Roland bundle which will be available in sync with the launch of v4.2 at my.uaudio.com for a limited-time promotional deal of US$399 (a saving of $98), "The Roland Classic FX plug-in bundle from UA combines the RE-201 Space Echo, the Roland Dimension D SDD-320, and BOSS CE-1 Chorus Ensemble for the ideal collection of vintage chorus, tremolo, stereo spatial modulation, tape echo and spring reverb mix effects. This collection of classic analog studio tools used on countless hits mixed over the past 30 years is now accessible to the DAW generation and finally affordable to all.â€�