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More power, more versatility and more mobility

PowerCore FireWire

The Core of the Power Processing par excellence on tap

PowerCore FireWire provides a significant amount of power, with fast DSPs and oodles of RAM. It is ideal for high-end production environments where the uppermost quality and processing capabilities is required. Designed for serious studios and professional applications, the PowerCore FireWire is sure to deliver, and it will take care of even the most demanding tasks and requirements. PowerCore FireWire comes with 14 included plug-ins, among them, the renowned Dynamic EQ plug-in as well as the DeNoise plug-in from the acclaimed Restoration Suite package. Use the included $500 voucher to choose your favorite optional plug-ins at TC-Now.com.

Power

Even complex mixes are possible with just a laptop and one PowerCore FireWire. 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. With the introduction of the optional MD3 Stereo Mastering Package for PowerCore, even the most demanding mastering tasks, previously only known from System 6000, can now be performed with the PowerCore FireWire.

Tools

PowerCore FireWire delivers an array of powerful tools right out of the box. Among the 14 virtual processors included, you get 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, EQs, Synthesis and more. From the large bulk of optional plug-ins from TC Electronic and 3rd party developers, there are choice treasures for virtually any professional application, among others the highly acclaimed Restoration Suite and the System 6000 plug-ins for PowerCore, like the MD3 Stereo Mastering package or the VSS3 Stereo Source Reverb.

Freedom

PowerCore FireWire comes with a $500 voucher to spend on optional plug-ins at TC-Now.com. We've given you the freedom to choose the plugs you want for whatever your application. TC Electronic is constantly developing new and professional optional plug-ins, most notably 1:1 ports of original and undiluted algorithms from the System 6000. And third party developers are always adding more PowerCore plug-ins to the mix, which gives you the choice of the best tools and instruments around.

Included plug-ins

Future development of the PowerCore platform has ceased

As part of a larger strategic review in early 2011, we decided to cease further development of the PowerCore product range, including hardware units as well as software for the PowerCore platform.

With the most recent software release, PowerCore is compatible with the following operating systems:

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
  • Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7

The PowerCore drivers support 64-bit operating systems, but note that all plug-ins are 32-bit.