The TC Electronics Powercore PCI mkII DSP Card is a potent combination between 14 state-of-the-art processing plug-ins and 4 x 150 mHz DSPs. The plug-in bundle that comes with the PCI card, consists of the 14 plug-ins from PowerCore FireWire, providing you with a bunch of versatile and professional tools. It also sports the same performance as the rack-based PowerCore FireWire. This is the obvious choice for any professional sound engineer or producer with a VST, AU or RTAS compatible audio system.
PowerCore PCI mkII is designed for professional audio tasks, and with the included and optional plug-ins, it can be optimized for a variety of applications such as mastering, vocal processing and sound design. The PCI card is the obvious choice for any professional sound engineer or producer with a VST, AU or RTAS compatible audio system.
For songwriters, composers and everybody else that care about sound quality and serious plug-ins, the PowerCore platform is the perfect match. The blue PCI mkII card delivers the sound of quality right into your studio. It complements the very highest of standards and excels via the unique and renowned tools that it has to offer. If you’re looking for the ultimate tool that will enhance your creativity and give your productions superior audio quality, you should look no further.
Integrating perfectly with most VST, AU and RTAS applications, we’ve secured your freedom to choose your favourite application for music or film editing. On top of that we’re constantly supplying new and professional plug-ins, most notably 1:1 ports of original and undiluted algorithms from the System 6000. 3rd party developers are adding to the stack, which gives you the choice of the best tools and instruments around.
Included Plug-ins 24/7•C Convincing vintage compression and limiting using one of the most desired vintage models for PowerCore. Character™ Character™ represents a new approach to getting great sound virtually instantly. The audio processing employs both the frequency response and the dynamic properties of the input source in a highly time-varying sense.
Chorus•Delay Modulation Multi-FX that recreates the 1210 Spatial Expander with its unique modulation images like Chorus, Flanging and Slap Delay with very flexible routing and filtering facilities.
ClassicVerb Classic Verb adds warm, lush reverb effects often associated with big expensive hardware processors.
DeNoise DeNoise is optimized for broadband noise removal, from tape hiss to static environmental noise. DeNoise is part of the optional plug-in Restoration Suite.
Dynamic EQ Dynamic EQ is a new tool for any mixing or mastering situation. This virtual processor eliminates the shortcomings of static EQ by providing a dynamically applied equalization.
EQSat EQSat Custom is a very clean sounding and carefully crafted EQ-model for any application including mastering.
Filtroid With its dual filters and extensive modulation capabilities, Filtroid brings the sound of analog filter banks to PowerCore.
MasterX3 - Virtual Finalizer Knock out Punch for any mixes or masters. Period. MasterX3 is the virtual incarnation of the TC Electronic Finalizer, the standard mastering processor in the pro audio field.
MegaReverb Hi-end Reverb based on years of ongoing research and the core technology of the TC Electronic M5000 hi-end studio processor.
PowerCore 01 This mono-synth will deliver results similar to the famous SH-101, with some added features like velocity and drive.
Tubifex Tubifex includes three tube stages and a speaker simulator for truly convincing amp modeling. Each of the three stages is based on a classic 12AX7 design.
Vintage CL Vintage Compressor*Limiter delivers Hi-quality compression and limiting on each channel - up to 28 Vintage CLs can be run on one PowerCore card.
VoiceStrip This complete voice processing channel includes all tools required for vocal sound adjustment: Compression, De-Essing, a dedicated Voice EQ, Lo Cut Filter and Gate.
TC Electronics Powercore PCI mkII System Requirements
PC PowerCore Software Windows XP PIII/500 or better 256 MB RAM VST compatible host application PowerCore PCI requires a full length PCI-slot and a 3.3 Volts PCI Bus (spec. 2.2). PowerCore FireWire requires a 400 MBit FireWire connector.
Mac PowerCore Software MaxOS X (10.2 or higher) G3, G4 or G5 256 MB RAM VST or Audio Units compatible host application PowerCore FireWire requires a 400 MBit FireWire connector.