Users can choose between a cash rebate or plug-in rebate, which can be used for purchasing optional plug-ins. Element cards qualify for a $100 cash rebate or a $250 plug-in rebate, PCI cards qualify for a $150 cash rebate or a $300 plug-in rebate and PCI mkII cards qualify for a $200 cash rebate or a $350 plug-in rebate.
PowerCore Express ships with 14 high quality plug-ins, including two types of reverb, multiple compressors, chorus/delay, parametric EQ, a synth and a guitar amp simulator. PowerCore is the open platform DSP engine for professional signal processing for Mac and PC. Its serious processing power seamlessly integrates with any VST- or AU host application. Optional plug-ins are available from TC Electronic and a growing number of respected third-party developers. The PowerCore platform consists of PowerCore PCI mkII, PowerCore Unplugged, PowerCore Express, PowerCore Compact and PowerCore FireWire.