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Rain Computers ION AFX Rackmount Computer Audio Workstation

Meet the computer that's designed for music production. Rain's ION AFX rackmount computer is the perfect match for your DAW software and PCI cards. Rate and Review This Product
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Meet the Rain Computers ION Studio, the rackmount digital audio workstation by Rain. It's a revolution in creative computing, tested and certified for use with audio and video software like Pro Tools HD, Nuendo and Native Instruments. A flick of a wrist sends your project screaming down the pipes of an Intel "Sandy Bridge-E" Xeon quad-core processor, through up to 64GB of quad-channel memory and into the hands of new, high speed, SATA III hard drives. PCI Express 3.0 expansion is built in for your UAD2, Pro Tools HD and video capture cards. The only thing you need to add is a bit of inspiration.

Create something incredible

The body is made out of aluminum, part of the Quiet Cool Design that keeps heat and noise extremely low. It's a finely tuned instrument engineered to prevent heat, noise, distortion and dropouts - the last thing you need in the middle of a session. ION Studio is the ultimate media creation tool, ready to obliterate the barriers between you and your creativity. An infinite canvas for the sights and sounds in your imagination. This is what it's like when your computer can keep up with your creativity.

Welcome to tech support for creative people

In addition to the complimentary 1 year RainCare Technical Support and Warranty, your Rain also includes a free Rain Ensemble Plug & Play session. During your session you can ask for help with anything outside of the computer. Rain can install your gear, tune your system for the best performance or help with issues that fall into the "grey area" between your computer, software and hardware.

Features:

- Designed and tested for use with Pro Tools, Cubase, Kontakt and more.
- Quiet Cool Design prevents heat, noise, glitches and drop-outs.
- Powered by a 3.6GHz Intel "Sandy Bridge-E" Xeon quad-core processor.
- Aluminum rackmount chassis with seven expansion slots for Pro Tools HD, UAD2, video capture and more
- One Free Rain Ensemble Plug & Play Session for help with all your gear. zZounds is an authorized dealer of Rain Computers Inc. products.
- Processor: 3.6GHz Intel Xeon Quad-Core [8MB Cache]
- Memory: 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 Quad-Channel SDRAM (Up to 64GB)
- Hard Drive: 1TB SATA III High Performance Drive [64MB Cache]
- Total Storage: Three hard drive bays for up to 6TB (RAID 0,1,5)
- Optical Drive: StormDrive Dual Layer CD/DVD Writer
- USB 2.0: 8 x USB 2.0 Ports [480Mb/s]
- USB 3.0: 4 x USB 3.0 Ports [4.8Gb/s]
- FireWire: Optional 2 x FireWire 400 Ports [TI chipset]
- eSATA: 2 x eSATA Port [3Gb/s]
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8400GS [1GB]
- Video Out: 2 x DVI
- PCI Express 3.0: 4 x PCIe [x16], 2 x PCIe [x1]
- PCI: 1 x PCI Slot
- LAN: Gigabit Ethernet [RJ-45]
- Audio: 7.1 Channel High Definition Audio
- Audio Out: Center/Sub/Rear/Side/Line Out/Line In/Mic
- S/PDIF: 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF Out, 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
- Input: Rain Aluminum USB Keyboard and Optical Mouse
- PSU: 600 Watt Silent Power Supply [80Plus Certified]
- Quiet Cool: Intelligent Cooling, Aluminum Construction, Balanced Component Architecture, Optional Liquid Cooling
Rain Computers Inc. Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 877-MIX-RAIN
Rain Computers products cannot be returned once opened. If a product is found to be defective, Rain Computers will be able to resolve the issue under warranty. Please contact us for the most recent contact information if you have any problems. details
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