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FAQ: UAD-2 Blockbuster II Promotion

See below for answers to common questions regarding the UAD-2 UAD Blockbuster II Promotion. For complete promotion details, click here to view the promotion page

Which UAD devices are eligible for this promotion?

UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO/QUAD
UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt 3 OCTO/QUAD

What UAD-2 plug-ins will I receive?

See the table below for a list of plug-in titles that are included with each new QUAD and OCTO UAD-2 DSP Accelerator (Core or Custom Bundle) under this promotion:

Buy This UAD-2 DSP Accelerator

Get these Plug-Ins Free!


UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator

Includes OCTO PCIe, Satellite Thunderbolt OCTO, 
Satellite Thunderbolt 3 OCTO, and Satellite USB OCTO

UA 175B & 176 Tube Compressor Collection

Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects

Capitol Chambers

Avalon VT-737 Tube Channel Strip


UAD-2 QUAD DSP Accelerator

Includes Satellite Thunderbolt QUAD, Satellite Thunderbolt 3 QUAD and Satellite USB QUAD

UA 175B & 176 Tube Compressor Collection


Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects


*Reflects normal retail price of promotional plug-ins as sold in UA’s online store to new customers.


What are the details and limitations?

Offer valid only for customers who purchase any new  UAD-2 OCTO PCIe/USB3/TB3 DSP Accelerator (Core or Custom package) from an authorized UA retailer between February 1, 2021 and March 31st 2021. Customers must register their new eligible UAD-2 DSP Accelerator before April 15th, 2021 to receive free plug-ins.


All promotional fulfillment is subject to approval by Universal Audio.

I already own some or all of the plug-in titles included in the promotion. Can I get different plug-in titles instead? 

Yes. If you already own one or more of the plug-in titles included in the promotion, you will be able to pick the corresponding amount of alternate plug-in titles from the following list during registration:

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

I just ordered my UAD device online but it hasn’t arrived yet. When do I need to register it by to get the promotion?

You must purchase your device between February 1st and March 31st, 2021, and then must register your new device on or before April 15th, 2021 to receive your free plug-ins.

I just bought a used UAD device. Can I get the promotion?

No, the promotion is only applicable to new QUAD and OCTO UAD-2 DSP Accelerators purchased from an authorized UA retailer. A list of authorized dealers near you can be found here.

Do I need internet access to register my UAD device?

Yes, you will need to connect your UAD device to an online computer in order to register the unit and be eligible for the promotion. Customer Service cannot manually register any UAD devices.

Where do I go to redeem my alternate plug-in choices?

Redeeming your alternate plug-in choices is handled like redeeming a Custom Bundle on our website. Log into your account, follow this link and click on the banner at the top to complete your selections. Remember, you will only see this if you already owned some or all of the initially offered plug-ins.

To avoid potential issues, please do not use your mobile phone or tablet to select your alternate plug-in choices.

I bought a Custom Product and / or Custom Bundle Upgrade and don't see the option to select my alternate plug-ins.  What should I do?

Once you have completed your initial Custom Bundle redemption, the banner here will change to allow you to make your alternate plug-in selections.

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