IK Multimedia, a leader in amp-modeling plug-in technology, and Ampeg®, the legendary bass amp manufacturer, are pleased to disclose more information on the highly anticipated Ampeg® SVX, the first bass amp plug-in, with the classic signature sound of some of the best bass amps in the world.
A legendary bass sound from the leaders in bass amplification and modeling technology. Ampeg has made history with their bass amp sound, and now sets the future standard with this premier software plug-in. Made in conjunction with IK Multimedia, the leader in software modeling technology, this utility sports Ampeg's legendary signature tones. Ultra-accurate modeling of the most sought-after Ampeg gear, with unique DSM™ technology, “Powered by AmpliTube”. Over 20 bass gear emulations, including classic Ampeg bass amp models like the SVT Classic, B15W Portaflex “Flip Top”, BA500 and SVT4 PRO. Select from Ampeg stomps like the SPC-OT Octaver or the SCP-OD Overdrive, or cabinets like the SVT410H or SVT810E, powered by AmpliTube's unique DSM™ (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology. This unique technology, developed by IK with years of research, is used to emulate analog and tube circuitry down to a detail of finesse, which cannot be offered by any other effects modeler. The result is a truly accuratedynamic response carved at the highest level of precision. Bassists will immediately feel like they are really playing through the high-end amp they are only used to hearing in the best hardware gear. Complete bass-rig plug-in with multiple amps, cabinets, stomps and tuner. Mix and match between amps and cabinets of the most sought-after Ampeg gear to produce 24 amazing bass amp combinations. Plus, you'll have a complete bass pedal board with 6 fully configurable stomp effects. In addition, select among 8 classic bass effects crafted after classic Ampeg stomps and other must-have vintage gear. Add a tuner and separate direct/amped signal path for a complete software bass rig. The Ampeg SVX interface offers 4 individual components: separate Amp Head, Miked Cabinets, plus a Stomp Pedal board organized the same way a bass rig is laid out. Two parallel signal paths make it possible to have separate direct bass sounds, mixed with different processed amped signals for an instant, top-quality studio sound anywhere…whether you are recording or jamming! Easy to use with hundreds of presets ready to go. For the first time any musician, songwriter and producer can have a complete, “all-in-one” solution for bass recording. Not just for bass players, Ampeg SVX will give you that great bass sound you just can't get by plugging directly into a console or computer.
4 Modules: Tuner, Stomp, Amp, Cabinet +Mic selection/placement 4 signature Ampeg-modeled bass amps: SVT Classic, SVT 4 PRO, BA500 and the B15 Portaflex 6 signature Ampeg® cabinet models: 1×15, 2×10, 2×12, 2 models of 4×10, and also 8×10 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 DSM™ technology All effects BPM syncable Supports all major platforms on both Mac® and PC
Price & AvailabilityAmpeg SVX is expected to be released in Quarter 1 of 2006, at an MSRP of $399/Euro329. Detailed information on Ampeg SVX will appear soon online