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TC Electronic PowerCore FireWire

PowerCore FireWire

Serious Power for Native Audio Workstations

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TC Electronic PowerCore FireWire, providing audio professionals on the move with high quality audio processing on laptop or desktop systems. This addition to the highly acclaimed PowerCore platform offers almost twice the power of the PCI-card version. Now even complex mixes become a reality using just a laptop computer and one PowerCore FireWire. Of course the PCI-card and the Firewire version of PowerCore can be used at the same time.

Mobility: PowerCore is the open DSP-platform for rackmount-quality processing inside any VST or AudioUnit compatible audio application such as Logic, Cubase, Nuendo or Performer. The new PowerCore FireWire enables laptop users and professionals constantly on the move to take advantage of the wide selection of professional tools.

Power: Even complex mixes are possible with just a laptop and one PowerCore FireWire, as it is offering almost twice the power of the PCI-card version! The unique combination of a floating-point PowerPC with 4 Motorola DSPs ensures tight integration into the native world – at the same time maintaining all of the advantages that DSPs offer for pristine signal processing.

Quality: PowerCore’s software and hardware provide the utmost quality and a future-proof design. Extremely power demanding tools like Mastering Dynamics, Reverbs and other professional virtual processors run on PowerCore without draining the host computer’s resources.

Tools: PowerCore FireWire delivers an array of powerful tools right out of the box. The nine virtual processors included feature the most complete collection of dynamics processing available, including a virtual Finalizer (Master X), Vintage Compression and a Voice Channel Strip. Not to mention the two TC-quality Reverbs, Modulation Effects, EQ, Synthesis …

Flexibility: Aside from the included software, PowerCore users may choose from the growing number of optional TC and 3rd party tools, featuring renowned brands such as Waldorf, Sony, TC-Helicon, DSound - and many more to come. Naturally, the PCI-card and the FireWire version of PowerCore may be used in the same system!

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MPN: 946300111

Specifications (Excerpt):

4 x Motorola 56K DSPs running at 150 MHz
512kWords of SRAM per DSP
1 x Motorola PowerPC running at 266 MHz
8 MB DRAM for the PowerPC
3 FireWire pass thru connectors (to connect more than one device on one bus)

System Requirements

Desktop, iBook or PowerBook
OS X 10.2 or later running on a G3 or G4 computer
256 MB of RAM
FireWire Connector (IEEE 1394)
VST or AudioUnit compatible application such as Logic, Cubase SX, Nuendo, Live or Performer


Desktop or Laptop Computer
Windows XP running on a PIII or better
256 MB of RAM
FireWire Connector (IEEE 1394)
VST compatible application such as Cubase SX, Nuendo or Live


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