Universal Audio releases Sonnox Oxford Eq Plug-in for UAD-2 Powered Plug-ins Platform

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Universal Audio (UA) has announced the immediate availability of the Sonnox Oxford EQ Plug-in for the UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins Platform. Sonnox, a highly respected UK-based audio software developer and new UAD Direct Development partner, is best known for its range of innovative mixing and mastering plug-ins – longtime tools of choice for celebrated sound engineers and music producers worldwide.

The popular Sonnox Oxford EQ Plug-In, newly optimized for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and the Apollo audio interface, incorporates the exact equalization algorithms from the legendary Sony OXF-R3 mixing console – regarded as one of the best-sounding mixing desks of all time. With four selectable EQ curves covering a wide array of styles, the versatile Oxford EQ’s novel coefficient generation and intelligent processing provide superior sound quality and greater artistic freedom.

Universal Audio Sonnox Oxford Eq Plug-in Features

# 5-band fully parametric EQ incorporating exact algorithms from the legendary Sony OXF-R3 digital mixing console
# Variable HF & LF filters up to 36 dB/Octave
# Four different EQ types — from modern to “legacy” styles — in a single plug-in
# Fully de-cramped HF response
# Intuitive editable graphic display of all EQ/filter settings and adjustments
# Ultra low noise and distortion
# Requires a UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card available from authorized dealers worldwide

Universal Audio Sonnox Oxford Eq Plug-in Parameter Specifications

Cut Filters

# LF Filter Slope: 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, or 36 dB per octave
# LF Filter Frequency: 20 Hz to 400 Hz
# LF In/Out
# HF Filter Slope: 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, or 36 dB per octave
# HF Filter Frequency: 1 kHz to 20 kHz
# HF In/Out

EQ Filters

# LF Mode: Peak or Shelf
# LF Peak/Shelf Gain: ±20 dB
# LF Peak/Shelf Frequency: 20 Hz to 400 Hz
# LF Peak/Shelf Q: 0.5 to 16 (Shelf mode: Adjusts Overshoot 0 to 40%)
# LF In/Out
# LMF Gain: ±20 dB
# LMF Frequency: 30 Hz to 600 Hz
# LMF Q: 0.5 to 16
# LMF In/Out
# MF Gain: ±20 dB
# MF Frequency: 100 Hz to 6 kHz
# MF Q: 0.5 to 16
# MF In/Out
# HMF Gain: ±20 dB
# HMF Frequency: 900 Hz to 18 kHz
# HMF Q: 0.5 to 16
# HMF In/Out
# HF Mode: Peak or Shelf
# HF Peak/Shelf Gain: ±20 dB
# HF Peak/Shelf Frequency: 2 kHz to 20 kHz
# HF Peak/Shelf Q: 0.5 to 16 (Shelf mode: Adjusts Overshoot 0 to 40%)
# HF In/Out
# EQ Type Select: Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
# Output Gain: -20 to 0 dB

Bank/Display/Power

# EQ Bank Select A/B
# Copy Bank A to B
# Copy Bank B to A
# EQ Display Scale: ±6, ±20, ±40, or ±80 dB
# EQ Display Drag Handles On/Off
# EQ Display Fill in EQ Bands On/Off
# EQ Display Auto Scale Graph On/Off
# Ears Only Mode (Disable EQ Display)
# Always Display Numeric Values On/Off
# Over Light: 2s hold, 5s hold, Infinite hold, Disabled
# Power On/Off

Available as part of the new UAD Software v6.3 release, the Oxford EQ is available for $299 via UA’s Online Store.

Source: Universal Audio Press Release

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