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New Audio Production-Specific Computers

PC AudioLabs Releases New Models

Van Nuys, CA (September 24, 2007) – If you have a digital home studio, chances are you''ve found yourself upgrading various components of your computer after installing your workstation software and finding that a run-of-the-mill home computer just isn’t meant for the job. Getting up to snuff involves installing more RAM, another hard drive, a quieter fan, and panels with more FireWire ports, just to get started.

PCAudioLabs aims to prevent those frustrated trips to Best Buy with their audio production-specific computers. Their new Create Series, which includes the Solar and Lunar models, is designed for musicians who need a reliable and stable platform to make music on a budget. The Solar (white exterior) and Lunar (black exterior) has an MSRP of $1199 but is available online for $1099.

The Solar and Lunar come equipped with features that help you get the most of your digital workstations: dual hard drives, dual video outputs, eight USB ports, two Texas Instruments FireWire ports and 2 Gigabytes of RAM. Both computers are available now and can be seen at the 123rd AES (Audio Engineering Society) convention in New York, October 5-8.

Solar and Lunar Specs:

  • Intel Core2 Duo 1.8GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB DDR2-667 (two sticks of 1 GB each)
  • Support for up to 4 GB DDR-2 RAM
  • 80GB SATAII Hard Drive
  • 320GB SATAII Hard Drive
  • Onboard Dual VGA + DVI
  • 18x DVD +/- RW Drive
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Desktop Processor E4300
  • Cache: 2MB L2
  • Speed: 1.8 GHz
  • Front Side Bus Speed: 800 MHz FSB
  • Operating System Drive: 80 GB 7200 RPM
  • Ultra 300 SATA II with 8MB buffer
  • Audio Streaming Drive: 320 GB 7200 RPM
  • Optical Drive: 18x Dual Layer DVD+/-RW/CD-RW
  • USB Ports: 8 USB 2.0 Ports (4 front, 4 back)
  • FireWire: 2 FireWire Ports (1 front, 1 back)
  • Video: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100
  • VGA, DVI, HDMI (Only DVI or HDMI can be used simultaneously with VGA)
  • Expansion: One PCI Express x16, One PCI Express x1, Two PCI expansion slots
  • LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbits/sec Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Audio: 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
  • Legacy I/O Ports: 2x PS/2 Ports; 1x Serial Header; 1x Parallel Header
  • Input Devices: PS/2 Keyboard, PS/2 Optical Mouse
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home
  • Includes genuine Microsoft installation disc with serial number
  • CD/DVD Creation: NERO 7 Express CD/DVD Creation Software
  • Recovery: Restore DVD + Recovery Software
  • Dimensions: 15.6" x 6.7" x 14" (D x W x H)
  • Ventilation: 80mm ultra-quiet rear fan, 80mm ultra quiet front fan

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