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IK Multimedia has announced that AmpliTube X-
is now shipping with their StompIO
(see our show video) advanced US USB foot controller and audio interface
for guitarists and bassists.
AmpliTube X-Gear is a software shell-host that
lets users mix and match models from all â€œPowered by AmpliTubeâ€� products in a single
interface, and provides seamless control over every parameter directly from StompIO, with
no need for a computerâ€™s mouse, keyboard or screen. IK say that X-Gear is the first completely
expandable and customizable guitar amp and stompbox modeling software
system, available as a RTAS/AU/ U/VST plug-in and standalone version for MAC/PC.
When loaded with the complete range of â€œPowered by AmpliTubeâ€� products, X-Gear gives
instant access to over 150 modeled stompboxes, amps,
cabinets, microphones and rack FX, for guitar and bass tone creation.
X-Gear seamlessly integrates with the StompIO foot controller/audio interface
for complete control of the entire rig. Every parameter of every
model in X-Gear is immediately available for control, through the 10 on board switches, 6
rotary encoders and 6 external expression pedals/switches, with preset numbers, values
and labels immediately displayed on the StompIOâ€™s 2 large displays and no need for
AmpliTube X-Gear features:
Pricing and Availability:
- Provides a single host interface for all â€œpowered by AmpliTubeâ€� products (AmpliTube 2,
Ampegâ„¢ SVX, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrixâ„¢, AmpliTube Metal, and all future products)
with full mix and match among all the included stomps, amps, cabinets, and
- Allows complete integration with StompIO audio interface/floor controller
- Opens and reads all â€œPowered by AmpliTubeâ€� presets
- Works as both a RTAS/AU/ U/VST plug-in and standalone version with SpeedTrainerâ„¢
X-GEAR has an MSRP of Euro 79.99 / $99.99 and it is included in StompIO.
version of X-GEAR with support for general-purpose MIDI controllers will be available next