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Save $50 on Helios & LA-3A + 10% Off UAD Bundles

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Save $50 on Helios & LA-3A + 10% Off UAD Bundles

Splitting Heirs: Why the LA-3A Audio Leveler Sounds Different Than its Kin, the LA-2A

FINAL WEEKEND! Illuminate your mixes with the openness, clarity and shining mid-range of the godlike Helios® Type 69 Console EQ plug-in. And, experience the unique compression character and solid mid-range of the LA-3A Classic Audio Leveler plug-in — capable of moving sounds right to the front of your speakers. All month long you can save $25 on both of these spot-on emulations of iconic hardware.

Helios® Type 69 Classic Console EQ Plug-In Features:

* Distinct and colorful three band EQ with phase reverse and level adjust
* Classic “Helios Type 69” console EQ modeled from original Basing Street
* Requires a UAD-1 or UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card

Helios consoles were used to record and mix some of the finest rock, pop and reggae classics ever produced. The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Roxy Music, Queen, Jimi Hendrix and Bob Marley are just a few that recorded with these amazing wrap-around consoles. Moreover, many great musicians of the era purchased Helios consoles for their personal use. Of all the Helios consoles produced between 1969 and 1979, the original “Type 69” is considered the most musical. Universal Audio modeled the EQ section of the very first Type 69. This console was originally found at Island’s Basing Street Studio in London; it now resides with Jason Carmer in Berkeley, California, where it continues to record multi-platinum albums.

LA-3A Classic Audio Leveler Plug-In Features:

The original Teletronix LA-3A Audio Leveler made its debut at the 1969 New York AES show. Marking a departure from the tube design of the LA-2A Leveling Amplifier, the solid-state LA-3A offered a new sound in optical gain reduction, with faster attack and release characteristics that were noticeably different from its predecessor. Immediately embraced as a studio workhorse, the LA-3A is still widely used today. Engineers and producers the world over favor the LA-3A for its unique compression characteristics and sonic signature. Modeled from a unit in UA’s vintage collection, our digital emulation of the LA-3A faithfully captures the hardware’s sound, working magic on vocals, guitars and drums.

  • Definitive solid-state optical compressor
  • Modeled from a “golden” vintage unit in UA’s vintage collection
  • Gain and peak reduction controls plus metering/power switch
  • Front panel Limit/Compress switch

UAD Powered Plug-In Bundles not only provide all-in-one solutions and one-stop shopping for your favorite plug-ins, but their built-in discounts also save you the most money. Now through May 31st, you’ll save even more — with 10% storewide discounts on ALL UAD Powered Plug-In Bundles. Read on.

UAD Powered Plug-In Bundles Savings:

No coupon codes are necessary. Simply cart the UAD Powered Plug-In Bundles you want and save 10% all month long!

Hurry, this offer expires at 12:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time) of June 1st, 2010 so visit the UA Online Store today.

The Helios EQ and LA-3A $25 Savings Coupons expire at 12:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time) of June 1st, 2010 so hurry to the UA Online Store, and apply the coupon codes 25HELIOS and/or 25LA3A during checkout to save.

For UA’s May Storewide sale, enjoy 10% off ALL UAD Powered Plug-In Bundles purchases until June 1st!

Updated: May 28, 2010 — 2:44 am

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