Fort Wayne, IN (July 22, 2016)—Sweetwater’s line of Creation Station music and audio computers is getting an upgrade with the release of newly redesigned editions for 2016. Assembled on-site at Sweetwater, the latest Creation Station PCs include two 4U and one 2U rack-mountable models, and one mini desktop model.
Housed in a 4U rack-mountable chassis, the flagship CS450 is geared toward the professional producer or musician, and offers 32 GB of RAM, a 3.4 GHz 4-core/8-thread, 6th-Gen Intel i7 processor, a 500 GB solid-state system drive, a 2 TB audio drive, and a 2 TB sample-library drive. The CS450 supports up to three displays, and includes a multi-format card reader and a DVD-RW drive.
The CS400 model uses a 3.3 GHz, 4-core/4-thread, 6th-Gen Intel i5 processor and comes with 16 GB of RAM, a 240 GB solid-state system drive, and a 2 TB audio/library drive. It also supports up to three monitors, and includes a DVD-RW drive and a multi-format card reader, and is housed in a 4U rackmount enclosure.
The new Creation Station line also includes the CS250, housed in a compact 2U rackmount case sized to fit any mobile rack. The CS250 features 8 GB of RAM and a 2.7 GHz, 4-core/4-thread, 6th-Gen Intel i5 processor. A 240G B solid-state system drive is included, along with a second 1 TB audio/library drive and a DVD-RW drive. Three displays are supported.
New to the Creation Station family is the mini desktop-format CS100. Housed in a tiny enclosure less than two inches tall and 4.53" wide x 4.37" deep, the CS100 features a 1.9 GHz, 2-core/4-thread, 6th-Gen Intel i5 processor and 8 GB of RAM along with a 500 GB hard drive and SD card slot. Two displays are supported, and the CS100 offers Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, and SATA connectivity.
Each of the next-generation Creation Station computers uses the Windows 10 64-bit operating system and comes with a USB keyboard and mouse. In addition, any Creation Station may be ordered as a turnkey system with all software, audio interfaces, and other peripherals pre-installed and tested at Sweetwater.
Sweetwater Sound, Inc.