UAD-2 Satellite USB System Requirements

General Requirements

  • PC with available built-in USB 3 or 4 SuperSpeed port.
  • Windows 10 or 11 (64-bit editions).
  • Intel core i-Series, Xeon, or AMD processor.
  • USB 3.0 SuperSpeed cable (included).
  • Internet connection to download software and authorize UAD plug-ins.
  • Compatible plug-in host DAW software.
  • 25 gigabytes available storage.
    Note: We highly recommend having at least 100 GB of free storage on your internal hard drive.

Important Notes

  • See this article for additional info on USB cables and connections: USB Connection Info for UA Devices.
  • Quad core CPU or better is recommended for optimum DAW performance.

Windows Usage Notes

Windows Compatibility Notes

  • 2-in-1 systems (notebook/tablet) are not recommended.
  • Computers that do not have USB 3 or higher natively built into the motherboard are not compatible.
  • Older Windows operating systems are untested with the latest UAD software releases. Although untested configurations may work, they are not supported.
  • For information regarding legacy compatibility with older Windows versions, refer to the UAD Software Archives.
  • Using Apple's Boot Camp or virtual desktop software to run Windows on Mac computers is not supported and not recommended.
  • Some systems that use USB host controllers from the following manufacturers may not be compatible with UA devices. See this article for additional details: USB Connection Info for UA Devices.
    • AMD
    • Etron
    • Fresco Logic
    • Nvidia
    • Texas Instruments

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