Portable Production - 2005 Product Source
Sep 1, 2005 12:00 PM
Editing software suite
Peak Pro XT 5: This suite of software includes Peak Pro 5, five new Bias plug-ins, Superfreq EQ, Soundsoap and Soundsoap Pro. Peak Pro 5 is an upgrade to stereo recording, editing, mastering and delivery software for Macintosh. New features in Peak Pro 5 include a new playlist with graphic view, replication-ready CD burning with ISRC entry, PQ subcode editing, track indexes and CD-text, optional extension for DDP file export, audio units and VST instrument support, and improved on-board DSP including change pitch, change duration and sample rate conversion.
UA-101: This USB audio interface provides 10 inputs and 10 outputs with 24-bit/96kHz resolution with MIDI I/O in a half-rack unit. It includes drivers with WDM and ASIO 2.0 support. As many as 10 channels of audio at 24-bit/96kHz, or six channels of audio at 24-bit/192kHz can be recorded. Two mic preamps are included on the XLR/TRS combo jacks. One XLR/TRS combo jack is equipped with a Hi-Z input to connect a guitar or bass without a direct box. An analog limiter is available on the inputs. The remaining six TRS jacks provide balanced inputs that are switchable between +4 or -10dBu. There are optical S/PDIF in and out. There are eight TRS balanced outputs, a S/PDIF output plus a L + R monitor output. All settings and routing can be made through the control panel software. The USB port is switchable between USB 2 and 1 for greater compatibility.
Notebook Chillhub: This is a fan-based notebook cooling pad with an integrated four-port USB 2.0 hub that implements a two-fan cooling system to silently draw heat from the notebook and prevent the CPU from overheating during use. The four-port USB 2.0 hub for accessory expansion supports low-speed, full-speed and high-speed throughput. Users can attach multiple devices such as a mouse, keyboard or external drive. The hub also features overcurrent protection on all four ports. This feature will shut down an overloaded port if the connected peripheral requires more power than the hub can supply, while continuing to supply power to the other three ports. Measuring 11.75" x 9" x 0.8", the hub fits under a notebook and can be powered by the computer using the included upstream cable or by the included ac adapter.
Reporter: A single cable houses connectors to the rear panel ports and puts them up front where users need them. The unit puts two USB ports, Firewire 400 and 800 and audio in and out ports wherever they're easy to get to on a desk. Or use it on a laptop when traveling. Features of this connector include a 5' cable with connectors for each of a computer's rear ports, two USB Type A standard ports (supports USB 2.0), audio-in minijack (?"), stereo audio-out minijack (?") and USB ports that light when plugged in.
Wireless modem jack
RC930: With this 56K modem jack any electrical outlet can be turned into a modem jack. The jack offers built-in surge protection and the ability to send and receive data and faxes. The system contains the base unit, extension unit and 6' phone cord. It works with PCs, TV Internet boxes, internal or external modems, corded phones, cordless phones, answering machines and fax machines. It's compatible with call forwarding, call waiting, three-way calling, conference calling, caller ID and other phone services.
USB flash drive
Jumpdrive Touchguard: With this drive a user can carry website login information, as well as browser favorites. Users can login to websites automatically without installing software. Encrypt and decrypt any file on a computer or on the Jumpdrive with AES 256-bit encryption. No drivers are required and an interactive tutorial with instructions is provided. The specifications of this drive are read speed: 12MB per second; write speed: 6MB per second; and dimensions: 87.1mm � 23.5mm � 12.2mm. The system requires Windows XP Home or Professional, Service Pack 1 or later; Windows 2000 Professional, Service Pack 4; an Internet connection with Internet Explorer 6.0, Service Pack 1 or later; and one available USB port.
Retractable computer cables
Ultracord: This 50" RJ-45 cable fits easily into any notebook carrying case or pocket. Connect to any computer or network with this retractable cable. Because it retracts into a compact, portable unit, it is useful for traveling.