The world's first wah-style audio interface/MIDI controller designed for guitar and bass players 28/05/09
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Here's the press release that IK have sent us...
IK Multimedia is
pleased to announce that the highly anticipated StealthPedal, the world's
first compact audio interface and MIDI controller housed in a wah-style
pedal is now shipping. StealthPedal was designed specifically for guitar
and bass players who are looking for an affordable, "high sound quality"
way to connect their instrument to their computer, and control parameters
of their software from the floor. Players can plug into the StealthPedal
and immediately control the included "Powered by AmpliTube" software
without additional setup. Plus, they can control ANY MIDI controllable
software with the StealthPedal using the included StealthPedal MIDI setup
application for Mac/PC.
Also, the StealthPedal will incorporate into an existing pedalboard setup
utilizing only one pedal space, and adds the convenience and flexibility
of computer based rigs to live performances. StealthPedal Overview:
The StealthPedal is an affordable USB-powered audio interface that also
works as a software floor controller, allowing anyone to play and record
guitar or bass with a Mac or PC, with 24-bit A/D and D/A conversion and
44.1/48 kHz operation. Two discreet inputs allow for connection of Hi-Z or
line level instruments. It also features two separate outputs, plus a
convenient headphone output for private listening and mobile jamming.
The built-in expression pedal and switch can be associated with any
parameter of any "Powered By AmpliTube" software, or any other amp and FX
modeling software with MIDI control capabilities. The StealthPedal
controls can also be expanded with an additional expression pedal and two
extra switches for additional live or recording flexibility.
The circuit design of the StealthPedal is derived from IK's StompIO
high-end stage controller, ensuring the highest fidelity for recording.
It also provides a software configurable input gain level and a 109dBA
low-noise input stage for optimal audio quality.
StealthPedal comes with a must-have assortment of guitar and bass software
including AmpliTubeÂ® 2, AmpegÂ® SVX, AmpliTube X-GEAR, RiffWorksâ„¢ T4
recording software, plus a collection of Sonic Reality's AmpliGroove Jam
Loops. The StealthPedal is compatible with all popular DAW software
supporting ASIO and Core Audio drivers on both PC and Mac.
Plus, for a limited time only, all StealthPedal purchases will receive a
FREE download of AmpliTube Metal software worth $229.99 / â‚¬169.99!
Register your StealthPedal today and receive IK's high-gain amp and FX
software for free, just download it from the IK USER AREA.
All of this makes the StealthPedal the most convenient, affordable,
complete and expandable solution on the market for playing/recording
guitar and bass with a computer. Features
USB powered audio interface
24-bit A/D and D/A conversion
44.1/48 kHz operation
2 balanced / unbalanced audio inputs (hi-Z or line level)
Built-in assignable expression pedal and MIDI foot-switch
External double switch and expression pedal inputs
Assignable Volume control
StealthPedal MIDI control software application included
Multiple LEDs can operate as Tuner or Level indicators with AmpliTube
Classic, rugged metal Wah-style construction
Ships with a complete suite of guitar, bass & recording packages
Controls all "Powered by AmpliTube" software/plug-ins
Controls any MIDI controllable software/plug-ins
Compatible with all the most popular DAW software supporting ASIO and
Core Audio drivers on both PC and Mac.
Pricing and Availability:
The StealthPedal is now available from IK's international network of
dealers and distributors, and in IK's online web store in two versions:
StealthPedal: Includes StealthPedal, AmpliTube 2 Live, AmpegÂ® SVXâ„¢ Uno,
AmpliTube X-GEAR, RiffWorks T4â„¢ and Sonic Reality's AmpliGrooves Jam Loops.
MSRP: $269.99 / â‚¬199.99 (all prices listed exclude taxes)
StealthPedal Deluxe: Includes StealthPedal, AmpliTube 2 Full Version,
AmpegÂ® SVX Full Version, AmpliTube X-GEAR, RiffWorks T4 and Sonic
Reality's AmpliGrooves Jam Loops.
MSRP: $449.99 / â‚¬349.99 (all prices listed exclude taxes)
Plus, for a limited time only, both versions of StealthPedal include a
free download of AmpliTube Metal from IK Multimedia's User Area, worth
$229.99 / â‚¬169.99