Uad 2 plugins emulation anyone using them?

Paul Ashmore

Audio Animals Mastering
So we've been using UAD 2 plugins for quite a while now and absolutely love them. Have most plugins installed at Audio Animals and just wondering what other people make of them. We've done a lot of comparing to the analogue equivalent and we feel they are near perfect. Lose some analogue characteristics but all in all are very good if not identical. Which are your favorites?

1176 Classic Limiter Plug-In Collection
1176LN Classic Limiting Amplifier Plug-In
1176SE Classic Limiting Amplifier Plug-In
Ampex® ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder Plug-In
API® 500 Series EQ Plug-In Collection
Cambridge EQ Plug-In
Cooper® Time Cube Mk II Delay Plug-In
CS-1 Channel Strip Plug-In
dbx® 160 Compressor / Limiter Plug-In
DreamVerb Room Modeler Plug-In
Fairchild® 670 Compressor Plug-In
FATSO™ Jr./Sr. Tape Sim. & Compressor Plug-In
Harrison® 32C / 32C SE Channel EQ Plug-In
Lexicon® 224 Digital Reverb Plug-In
Little Labs® Voice Of God Bass Resonance Plug-In
Manley® Massive Passive EQ Plug-In
Neve® 1081 / 1081SE Classic Console EQ Plug-Ins
Neve® 33609 / 33609SE Compressor Plug-In
Neve® 88RS Channel Strip Plug-In
Ocean Way Studios Plug-In
Precision De-Esser Plug-In
Precision Enhancer kHz Plug-In
Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery Plug-In
Precision Limiter Plug-In
Pultec EQP-1A Plug-In EQ
Pultec Pro EQ Plug-In EQ
RealVerb Pro Custom Room Modeler Plug-In
Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor Plug-In
SPL® Transient Designer Plug-In
SSL E Series Channel Strip Plug-In
Teletronix® LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection
Teletronix® LA-2A Classic Leveling Amplifier Plug-In
Trident® A-Range Classic Console EQ Plug-In


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played with the 1176LN, it was a heavy sound, but didnt have 'that' sound which the 1176 is all about for me personally, not tried much else, i'm not a big fan of emulations (although probly havent given them a fair chance), played with the API2500 from waves aswell a while ago, and as awsome as it is, it still just left me wishing i had the real deal, which i had already had the pleasure of working with...i'm sure if i'd have done it the other way round i'd have paid out for the plugin lol

From a purely digital perspective, they are fantastic plugins however - any of those you recomend loading up in particular? theres a few names there that I know but havent worked with the hardware versions, so i might be less jaded in my appriciation of them :flame: