Westlake Village, CA (December 29, 2004)–TC Electronic has introduced PowerCore Compact, a lightweight and portable hardware platform with FireWire ports for easy laptop connection. Twelve plug-ins provide professional processing tools for mixing, mastering and music production, and the new PowerCore device is expandable via optional plug-ins from TC Electronic, Sony Oxford, Access Music and others.
With the included and optional plug-ins, PowerCore Compact can be optimized for a variety of applications such as mastering, vocal processing and sound design. On top of the nine standard included plug-ins for the PowerCore platform–two types of reverb, two types of compressors/limiters, a chorus/delay, a parametric EQ. a synthesizer, a complete voice channel and a guitar amp simulator–PowerCore Compact comes with the Character plug-in from Noveltech; the dual “analog” filter bank, Filtroid; and Master X3, the virtual incarnation of the TC Electronic Finalizer.