PreSonus and OBEDIA offer computers fine-tuned for optimal studio performance 20/06/14
PreSonus has announced the PCAudioLabs PSc Rok and PSc Rak computers powered by OBEDIA. They tell us that these new state-of-the-art music-production computers are fine-tuned for optimal studio performance yet can handle the rigors of the road. Every PSc-series computer comes loaded with PreSonus Studio One Professional 2 DAW, Capture live-recording software for StudioLive mixers, and drivers for every PreSonus FireWire and USB interface and for all StudioLive and StudioLive AI-series digital mixers.
Presonus says that each system is backed by OBEDIA, the first name in audio industry training and support services, and includes a one-year warranty and a free 30-minute remote desktop training session for any PreSonus product. Additional training and an extended warranty are available. "With PreSonus and our PCAudioLabs PSc series, we are providing a fully integrated system for the best user experience possible," says OBEDIA founder Jayce Murphy. "This is truly a plug-'n'-play setup with OBEDIA training and support to make sure you get the most out of all your gear." "We are happy to partner with OBEDIA and its PCAudioLabs line of computers to provide a turnkey solution for our customers that comes with everything preloaded and pretested," comments PreSonus VP of Sales Rick Naqvi. "We have used PCAudioLabs computers for years, and they not only provide amazing performance, but OBEDIA's support is second to none."
The PSc Rok is a compact, expandable mini-tower that is optimized for studio applications. Three models are available:
PSc Rok 3 - Intel i3 Dual Core, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive, FireWire 400, DVD-RW drive, Windows 8.1 64-bit
PSc Rok 5 - Intel i5 Quad Core, 8 GB RAM, 500 GB system and 1 TB audio hard drives, FireWire 400 and 800, DVD-RW drive, dual video ports, Windows 8.1 64-bit
PSc Rok 7 - Intel i7 Quad Core, 16 GB RAM, 500 GB system and 2 TB audio hard drives, FireWire 400 and 800, DVD-RW drive, dual video ports, Windows 8.1 64-bit
The PSc Rak is a mobile PC solution that's ideal for StudioLive and StudioLive AI systems. Two models are available:
PSc Rak 5 - Intel i5 Quad Core, 8 GB RAM, 500 GB system and 1 TB audio hard drives, FireWire 400 and 800, DVD-RW drive, dual video ports, Windows 8.1 64-bit
PSc Rak 7 - Intel i7 Quad Core, 16 GB RAM, 500 GB system and 2 TB audio hard drives, FireWire 400 and 800, DVD-RW drive, dual video ports, Windows 8.1 64-bit
About OBEDIA - OBEDIA is the resource for recording musicians and content creators. Since 2004, OBEDIA has earned the endorsement of leading manufacturers and helped thousands of clients achieve their creative goals. OBEDIA keeps you focused and productive and now offers custom-built digital audio production computers through its PCAudioLabs line. Having worked closely with Grammy-winning producers, engineers, musicians, sound designers, post-production professionals, composers, and DJs, OBEDIA and PCAudioLabs have built a stellar reputation of delivering the power, stability, and support necessary to facilitate demanding productions.
Pricing and Availability: PSc-series computers will be available in the U.S. only and can be purchased from the PreSonus Web site or at any authorized PreSonus dealer. Anticipated prices (MSRP/MAP) are: PSc Rok 3 $999, PSc Rok 5 $1,499, PSc Rok 7 $1,999, PSc Rak 5 $1,499, and PSc Rak 7 $1,999.