Open Labs has announced new version of rackmount instrument system, the SoundSlate FW
AUSTIN, Texas (MuseWire) – Introducing Open Labs’ SoundSlateâ„¢ FW, the ultimate virtual instrument player and hardware DAW for your keyboard workstation or FireWire (1394) audio interface, contained in a sexy 1U rackmountable case for $1999 SRP.
SoundSlateâ„¢ redefines music production and performance by incorporating Open Labs’ music operating environment including the critically acclaimed virtual instrument host Open Riffâ„¢, 8000+ of sounds and effects, a robust audio i/o, and a powerful computer core running Windows XP into a 1U-ultra compact case that packs a punch.
Unlike all other dedicated electronic musical instruments and workstations, SoundSlate's optimized Windows OS natively supports virtually any music application or plug-in developed for a PC. From Pro Toolsâ„¢ to Nuendoâ„¢, Native Instrumentsâ„¢ Kompleteâ„¢ to Spectrasonicsâ„¢ Omnisphereâ„¢, SoundSlate does it all with ease.
SoundSlate FW Technical Specifications:
IntelÂ® Core2 Duo Â® (2.8GHz)
2 GB (upgradable to 4GB)
500 Gigabyte (upgradable to 2TB)
Slimline CD/DVD Burner
(8) USB 2.0 ports
(1) Gigabit (10/100/1000) Ethernet port
(2) DVI Video ports (1 DVI-I, 1 DVI-D)
(1) E-SATA port
FireWire (1394) 400 and 800 available to connect to your favorite FireWire Audio Interfaces.
250 Watt Power Supply, Whisper Quiet Cooling Fans (Internal Chassis, Processor & Power Supply)
(1) External USB QWERTY Keyboard
(1) USB Mouse
19â€(W) X 12â€(D) X 1U(H).
Includes Open RIFF software, along with Luxonix Purity, Wusik Wusikstation V4, Cakewalk Dimension LE, and over 8,000 preset sounds and effects in the SoundSlate Software Bundle.