FAQ: Refer-a-Friend Program

Refer a Friend, Get up to 5 Free Plug-Ins!

When your friend registers a new Apollo Interface or UAD Accelerator purchased from an authorized UA retailer using the email address you provide, you and your friend get to pick a FREE UAD plug-in title.

See below for answers to common questions regarding the Refer-a-Friend program. For complete promotion details, click here to view the program page.

Which products are eligible for this program?

Apollo Solo
Apollo Solo USB
Apollo Twin X (DUO & QUAD)
Apollo x4
Apollo x6
Apollo x8
Apollo x8p
Apollo x16
Apollo 8
Apollo Twin MKII (SOLO, DUO, & QUAD)
Apollo Twin USB
UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt 3 (QUAD & OCTO)
UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt (QUAD & OCTO)
UAD-2 Satellite USB (QUAD & OCTO)


  • The first-generation silver Apollo Twin Thunderbolt is not included in this program.
  • Volt interfaces are not included in this program.
  • Promotional items are not eligible for this program.



Who can I refer?

You can refer anyone who is not already a registered customer. If your friend already has registered UAD-2 hardware then you will not be able to submit their email address as a referral.


Does my friend need to have a UA Account?

Your friend does not need to have a UA Account at the time you refer them, but they will need to create an account using the same email address to redeem the promotion. When your friend registers their new UAD-2 hardware to that account, you and your friend will receive a free plug-in title.


How many friends can I refer?

You may refer up to five friends. Pending referrals count towards this limit.


Who is eligible to refer a friend?

Any existing UA customer with a registered UAD-2 product may refer a friend.


Can I change an email address that I've submitted as a referral?

Once you've submitted an email address as a referral you cannot change it.


What about used hardware?

Sorry, but used hardware does not qualify for this promo. Your friend will need to register a new UA Audio Interface or UAD Accelerator purchased from an authorized UA retailer


What UAD-2 Plug-in will I receive?

When one of your referrals registers a new UAD-2 product, you and your friend will have the option of selecting one of the following plug-in titles:

1176 Classic Limiter Collection
Brigade Chorus Pedal
Cambridge EQ
Century Tube Channel Strip
Cooper® Time Cube Mk II Delay
DreamVerb Room Modeler
EP-34 Tape Echo
Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection
Galaxy Tape Echo
Helios Type 69 Preamp & EQ Collection
Oxide™ Tape Recorder
Precision Buss Compressor
Precision De-Esser
Precision Enhancer Hz
Precision Enhancer kHz
Precision EQ
Precision Limiter
Precision Maximizer
Precision Multiband
Pultec Passive EQ Collection
Pure Plate Reverb
Studio D Chorus
Teletronix® LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection
Teletronix® LA-3A Classic Audio Leveler
UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Collection
V76 Preamplifier


What if I already own all of the available plug-in options?

If you already own all of the available Refer-a-Friend plug-in options then you qualify for a $100 coupon in lieu of a plug-in. Contact Customer Support obtain your coupon.


How long does my friend have to register?

Referrals will have 90 days to register a new UAD-2 product. After 90 days they will disappear from your referral list. This will make one of your five referral slots available once again.


How can I stop receiving emails about Refer-a-Friend?

Use the opt out link provided in the email to stop receiving emails about the Refer-a-Friend program.

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