Universal Audio wins four TEC Awards at NAMM 2024

Universal Audio collects accolades across multiple product categories for UAFX pedals, Volt USB audio interfaces, UAD plug-ins, atmos and immersive audio support at the NAMM TEC Awards.

Universal Audio was honoured with four Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Awards at the 2024 NAMM Show on 27 January in Anaheim, California.

Since 1985, the TEC Awards have honoured outstanding achievements in professional audio production and product innovation. With hundreds of entries for nominations that are voted on by a panel of veteran industry professionals in the U.S. and abroad, the TEC Awards are widely regarded as the highest honour dedicated to the pro audio and sound recording industry.

“We are thrilled and honoured to receive four TEC Awards,” said Bill Putnam Jr., CEO and founder of Universal Audio. “This has been a breakthrough year for UA, and we’re excited to keep pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in audio, with timeless sound and impeccable craftsmanship as our true north.”

Atmos & Immersive Audio Support for Apollo x16
Winner, Amplification Hardware / Studio & Sound Reinforcement
Apollo x16 is now an all‑in‑one monitoring hub for mixing formats up to 9.1.6, and easily creates 16‑channel immersive audio mixes for Dolby Atmos, Auro‑3D, Sony 360 Reality Audio, and others.

UAFX Max Preamp & Dual Compressor
Winner, Signal Processing Hardware
Built upon award‑winning UAFX dual‑engine processing and a burning desire for the ultimate in sonic legitimacy, Max Preamp & Dual Compressor puts the colorful sound of three legendary limiters and an iconic tube preamp, right at your feet.

Hitsville Reverb Chambers
Winner, Signal Processing Software
Available only from Universal Audio, Hitsville Reverb Chambers gives recordings the soulful ambience of these hallowed spaces, as used by the producers of Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, and The Supremes.*

Volt 476P USB Audio Interface
Winner, Computer Audio Hardware
Built for creative collaborators and bands who want to easily record larger audio projects with quality studio sound, Volt 476P is UA’s first Volt model to feature four analog preamps, with 76 Compressor and Vintage Mic Preamp modes on every input channel.


Find the full list of NAMM TEC Award winners here: www.tecawards.org/winners-2024