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Rain Computers ION A2
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Meet the new ION A2 Rackmount Audio Computer, a revolution in pro music production designed to get you in the creative zone and stay there. Powered b...Read More
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Meet the new ION A2 Rackmount Audio Computer, a revolution in pro music production designed to get you in the creative zone and stay there. Powered by the latest technology including an Intel "Ivy Bridge" Core processor, 1600MHz memory by Corsair and high performance hard drives, you'll find that glitches, drop-outs, pops and clicks are a thing of the past. It's whisper quiet, faster than a speeding bullet and engineered to grow with room for up to 8 terabytes of hard drive storage, 32GB of memory and six PCI Express 3.0 expansion slots for your UAD-2 and Pro Tools HD cards.
Thunderbolt comes to town.
ION A2 gives you tons of ports to plug in your audio interface, external hard drives and monitors. And now for the first time ever, your Rain has two Thunderbolt ports for streaming up to 10Gb/s or connecting Thunderbolt compatible displays. Get ready to experience amazing performance on an audio computer specially designed for your creative software like Pro Tools, Cubase and Adobe CS6. 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. We 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.
- Designed for your creative software like Pro Tools, Cubase and Adobe CS6
- Two Thunderbolt and eight USB 3.0 ports for high speed streaming to your audio interface
- Up to 32GB of memory by Corsair to power all your plug-ins and virtual instruments
- Newly designed 4U aluminum rackmount chassis with Quiet Cool Design
Pure processing power for your studio rack, order today.
- Processor: 3.2GHz Intel "Ivy Bridge" Core i5 Quad-Core [6MB Cache]
- Turbo: Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.6GHz
- Memory: 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 Dual-Channel SDRAM by Corsair (Up to 32GB)
- Hard Drive: 1TB SATA III High Performance Drive [64MB Cache]
- Total Storage: Four (4) hard drive bays for up to 8TB (RAID ready)
- Optical Drive: StormDrive Dual Layer CD/DVD Writer
- USB 2.0: 4 x USB 2.0 Ports
- USB 3.0: 8 x USB 3.0 Ports
- FireWire: Optional 2 x FireWire 400 Ports [TI chipset]
- Thunderbolt: 2 x Thunderbolt Ports
- S/PDIF: 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
- Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 2500
- Video Out: 2 x Thunderbolt, 1 x DVI, 1 x HDMI, 1 x VGA
- PCI Express 3.0: 2 x PCIe [x16], 1 x PCIe [x4], 3 x PCIe [x1]
- PCI: 1 x PCI Slot
- LAN: Gigabit Ethernet [RJ-45]
- Audio: 5.1 Channel High Definition Audio
- Audio Out: Center/Sub/Rear/Line Out/Line In/Mic
- Input: Rain Aluminum USB Keyboard and Optical Mouse
- PSU: 500 Watt Silent Power Supply by Corsair [80Plus Certified]
- Quiet Cool: Intelligent Cooling, Aluminum Construction, Balanced Component Architecture, Optional Liquid Cooling
- Windows 7 [64-bit] Tuned by Rain for Audio + Video Production
- Windows 8 Ready
- Custom High Performance BIOS
- RainZone Internet Safe Zone
- RainCare Restore Recovery and Backup Solution
- RainCare Technical Support & Warranty [1 Year]
- One free Rain Ensemble Plug & Play Session
- Optional 2 or 3 Year Extended RainCare Tech Support & Warranty
- Additional Information
- Unit Weight: 26 pounds
- Unit Dimensions: 19 inches (W) x 7 inches (H) x 21 inches (D)
- Boxed Weight: 35 pounds
- Box Dimensions: 22.2 inches (W) x 14.2 inches (H) x 27.5 inches (D)