The following is an overview of the BIOS update and steps necessary. Please note; updating your BIOS is not suggested, and not needed in most conditions. Please do NOT use any third-party BIOS files for your laptop — if you do, it will void your warranty. Please ONLY use BIOS files sent to you by PCAL. In

I (Brian) get this question a lot here at PCAudioLabs; “Should I overclock my pro audio PC?” This, along with the question of, will it increase performance, are the most common questions that clients ask when configuring a pro audio PC. Firstly, no,  you don’t have to water cool your PC to get great performance.

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New Members-Only OBEDIA tutorial: Getting Started In Pro Tools OBEDIA subscribers now have access to new Members-only video content, including part one of our Getting Started with Pro-Tools Series. You’ll be able to learn the ins and outs of Pro Tools with OBEDIA, and, as an OBEDIA subscriber, you can call us to get one-on-one training

How to fix missing files in PreSonus Studio One In this video, we explore the dreaded “missing files” window in Studio One. We walk through common scenarios where a user would encounter this window and how to find the best solution to maintain file organization, make sure your sessions are complete, and above all make

MC 8bit Pro Audio PC

Saturday, 01 April 2017 by
Intel Powered Pro Audio Computer

April Fool’s! No, we’re not making an MC 8bit PC just for producing 8bit music, but we are making the best pro audio PCs that you’ve ever seen! Don’t fool yourself into thinking that an off the shelf PC will work great for working with Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Cakewalk Sonar, PreSonus Studio One, or


While in LA recently, I (Brian) was asked by someone what made a PCAL laptop better than an Apple laptop. I was at a Drum N’ Bass show, speaking to artists about what they needed/wanted in a laptop. Now real quick; that should tell you something about what we do. I like to go to

  The PreSonus StudioLive 16.0.2 Digital Performance Mixer is a great digital mixer for usage in a studio or in a live recording and mixing setup. Watch our video walk-through as we show you how you can connect it to a PCAudioLabs Pro Audio PC using Thunderbolt!   The PreSonus StudioLive 16.0.2 A great-sounding, rack-mountable (optional)

  The Steinberg UR22 USB Audio Interface is a pro audio interface from Steinberg that offers 2 in and 2 out with easy setup for recording. It simply plugs into your computer via USB, and you’re good to go! It even comes with Steinberg Cubase to get you started, and works with all major DAW

Justin Lassen PCAudioLabs

Justin Lassen is a musician, composer, remixer, producer and Sound Designer. Justin takes some time out today to talk to OBEDIA/PCAudioLabs about how his brand-new PCAudioLabs MC EX Special Edition Pro Audio Computer has changed his workflow and helped him create awesome music. In this video we’ll showcase the PCAudioLabs MC EX SE pro audio

PCAudioLabs vs. MacBook

Sunday, 08 November 2015 by
MC m10

We get asked a lot about PCAudioLabs vs. MacBook laptops. Well, let’s answer those questions, shall we? What Makes a PCAudioLabs laptop better than a MacBook? Better Hardware with More Options   You will get a LOT more in a PCAL laptop than you will  in a MacBook. PCAudioLabs laptops support better processors (including the latest 4GHz