TC Electronic FireworX Radical Studio Effects Processor

The FireworX is the most radical sounding Multi-Effects Processor you've ever heard and a real challenge to your imagination. Take whatever you need from the broad palette of internal effects, drop it into the forge at the heart of the FireworX, and turn your music into a fireball of sound.
Based on cutting edge technology from TC Electronic, the FireworX will let you surf the limits of the possible.
Turn up the heat and get ready to explore the world of digital pyrotechnics.


Technical Specifications

Digital Inputs and Outputs
ConnectorsXLR (AES/EBU)
Optical (Toslink, ADAT)
FormatsAES/EBU (24 bit)
SPDIF (20 bit)
IEC 958
EIAJ Optical (Toslink)
ADAT Lite pipe
Output DitherHPF TPDF dither 8-24 bit
Word Clock InputRCA Phono, 75 ohm, 0.6 to 10 Vpp
Sample Rates44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Processing Delay0.2 ms @ 48 kHz
Frequency Response DIO20 Hz to 23,9 kHz
+0,01/-0,1 dB @ 48 kHz
Analog Inputs
ConnectorsXLR balanced (pin 2 hot)
Impedance20 kOhm
Max. Input Level+22 dBu (balanced)
Min. Input Level-10 dBu
Sensitivity@ 12 dB headroom: -22 dBu to +10 dBu
A to D Conversion24 bit (1 bit, 128 times oversampling)
A to D Delay0.8 ms @ 48 kHz
Dynamic Range>103 dB (unweighted), >106 dB (A)
THD-95dB (0,0018%) @ 1kHz
-6dBFS (FS @ +16dBu)
Frequency Response10 Hz to 20 kHz: +0/-0.2 dB
Crosstalk<-80 dB, 10 Hz to 20 kHz, typical -100 dB @ 1 kHz
Analog Outputs
ConnectorsXLR balanced (pin 2 hot)
Impedance100 Ohm (active transformer)
Max. Output Level+22 dBu (balanced)
Full Scale Output Range-10 dBu to +22 dBu
D to A Conversion24 bit (1 bit, 128 times oversampling)
D to A Delay0.5 ms @ 48 kHz
Dynamic Range>100 dB (unweighted), >104 dB (A)
THD-86 dB (0.005%) @ 1 kHz, -6 dBFS (FS @ +16 dBu)
Frequency Response10 Hz to 20 kHz: +0/-0.5 dB
Crosstalk<-60 dB, 10 Hz to 20 kHz typical -90 dB @ 1 kHz
Complies withEN 55103-1, EN 55103-2 and
Class B limits of FCC rules, part 15
Certified toIEC 65, EN 60065, UL 1419 and CSA E65
Operating Temperature32 °F to 122 °F (0 °C to 50 °C)
Storage Temperature-22 °F to 167 °F (-30 °C to 70 °C)
HumidityMax. 90 % non-condensing
PCMCIA Interface
ConnectorPC Card, 68 pin type 1 cards
StandardsPCMCIA 2.0, JEIDA 4.0
Card FormatSupports up to 2 MB SRAM
Control Interface
MIDIIn/Out/Through: 5 Pin DIN
GPI, Pedal, Fader1/4" phone jack
General FinishAnodized aluminum front, Plated and painted steel chassis
Dimensions56 x 128 dot graphic LCD-display
19" x 1.75" x 8.2" (483 x 44 x 208 mm)
Weight5.2 lb. (2.35 kg)
Mains Voltage100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (auto-select)
Power Consumption<20 W
Backup Battery Life>10 years