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We brought you news of the impending release of IK Multimediaâ€™s Ampeg SVX
plug-in in our Winter NAMM coverage back in January. The plug-in emulates the sound of what is probably the most respected range of bass amps on the planet. IK have now been in touch to tell us that the plug-in is shipping so weâ€™ll let them give you the lowdown on it in their press release below:
IK Multimedia, the leader in amp-modeling plug-in technology in
cooperation with Ampeg, the historic brand that invented bass amplification, bring you the worldâ€™s first
complete recording plug-in solution for bass. Ampeg SVX is now shipping. Ampeg SVX includes over
20 bass gear emulations, including classic Ampeg signature bass amp models and stomps powered by
AmpliTubeâ€™s unique DSMâ„¢ (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology.
A legendary bass sound from the leaders in bass amplification and modeling technology.
Ampeg has made history with their bass amp sound, and has now teamed up with IK Multimedia to set
the future standard with this premier software plug-in. Bassists will immediately feel like they are
playing through the high-end amps they are only used to hearing in the best hardware gear.
Ultra-accurate modeling of the most sought-after Ampeg gear, with unique DSMâ„¢ technology,
â€œPowered by AmpliTubeâ€�.
Over 20 bass gear emulations, including classic Ampeg bass amp models
like the SVT Classic, B-15W Portaflex â€œFlip Topâ€�, BA-500 and SVT-4PRO. Select from Ampeg stomps like
the SPC-OT Octaver or the SCP-OD Overdrive. Cabinets include the Ampeg B-15R 1x15â€� + tweeter,
Ampeg PB212H 2x12â€� + tweeter, Ampeg BA-500 2x10â€� + tweeter, Ampeg BXT-410H 4x10â€� + tweeter,
Ampeg SVT-410H 4x10â€� + tweeter, and the Ampeg SVT-810E 8x10. Mic modeling in Ampeg is based on
the AKG D-20, AKG C-414, Electrovoice RE-20, Neumann U87, Sennheiser MD-421, and the Shure
SM57. All this is powered by AmpliTubeâ€™s unique DSMâ„¢ (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology.
DSMâ„¢ exclusive technology, developed by IK with years of research into analog modeling, is used to
accurately emulate tube circuitry down to a detail of finesse.
Mix and match between amps and cabinets of the most sought-after Ampeg gear to produce
24 amazing bass amp combinations.
Ampeg SVX is a complete bass-rig plug-in with multiple
amps, cabinets, stomps and a tuner. Plus, youâ€™ll have a complete bass pedal board with 6 fully
configurable stomp effects. Also, you have 5 controls of the midrange allowing you to place the
midrange frequency from 220 to 3kHz. With high-level control you are able to set the level of the
tweeter response from tweeter off to 0dB giving you maximum control of the high-end sound output of
the cabinet. Ampeg gives anyone the ability to mix and match between bass amps and cabinets of the
most sought-after Ampeg gear to produce 24 amazing bass amp combinations to craft your own
Easy to use with hundreds of presets ready to go.
For the first time any musician, songwriter and
producer can have a complete, â€œall-in-oneâ€� solution for bass recording. Not just for bass players,
Ampeg SVX will give you that great bass sound you just canâ€™t get by plugging directly into a console or
Price & Availability
- Worldâ€™s first complete recording plug-in solution for bass
- 4 modules: Tuner, Stomp, Amp, Cabinet+Mic selection and placement
- 4 signature Ampeg bass amps modeled (BA-500, B-15R â€œPortaflexâ€�, SVT-CL, and the SVT-
- 6 signature Ampeg cabinet models (BA-500 2x10â€�, SVT-410H 4x10â€�,SVT-810E 8x10â€�, PB-212H
2x12â€�, Ampeg B-15R 1x15â€�, BXT-410H 4x10â€�) with 6 microphone emulations in 4 positions each
- 24 bass amp combinations!
- 8 analog modeled stomps on 6 slots with flexible routing (Chorus, Delay, Octaver, Wah,
Envelope Filter, Overdrive and Compressor)
- High-Precision Tuner
Ultra accurate analog modeling with DSMâ„¢ technology â€œPowered by AmpliTubeâ€�
- All effects can be synchronized to your host sequencerâ€™s BPM
- Supports all major plug-in platforms on Mac and PC
Ampeg SVX has an MSRP of $399/Euro329. All customers of AmpliTube 2 full or upgrade, AmpliTube 1
full, LIVE and LE are eligible for the cross-grade to Ampeg SVX for just $249/â‚¬199(VAT excluded).
Ampeg SVX is currently available from IK Multimedia and its distributor/dealer network worldwide.