Creamware's new mid price DSP Board 17/09/01
The new PowerPulsar SHARC DSP Music Production System for PC and Mac boasts a significant increas in DSP power over Pulsar II and adds a suite of extra software modules.
PowerPulsar is based on the same hardware
as the high-end SCOPE /SP system which features fifteen 32-bit SHARC DSP
chips - making it the most powerful audio board available today - Pulsar II has 6 DSPs.
This enormous amount of DSP power is available for use by the production
tools included with the software package, or by any optional plug-ins you
add later. The software supplied with PowerPulsar is Version 3.0 - the same
software provided with Pulsar II.
Among other things, Version 3.0 contains:
A professional 24/48 channel mixing console for both internal and
external sound sources
More than 60 high-quality DSP effects, including the outstanding
The STS-3000 studio sampler - high polyphony and full compatibility with
the major libraries
A collection of innovative new synthesizers (based on virtual analog, FM,
wavetable, and vector synthesis)
A complete modular synthesis system with more than 140 modules and 80
Unrestricted signal routing in real time
An extensive collection of Ultra Low Latency drivers to integrate all
standard audio programs under Windows and MacOS
PowerPulsar comes in four I/O versions. Depending on the version, the
system offers from 20 to 28 audio inputs and outputs in combinations of
analog, S/PDIF, AES/EBU, ADAT, and Z-Link formats.
PowerPulsar is available now. The "Classic 20" and "24ADAT" versions have a
list price of Euro 2,449 net. The "Plus" and "Z-Link" versions are priced
at Euro 2,549 net.