NAMM 2007: IK Multimedia to Release StompIO on the 2nd Quarter of 2007
IK Multimedia is proud to announce that its highly anticipated AmpliTube 2 StompIO is expected to ship during the second quarter of 2007. The StompIO is a new USB floor controller and audio interface for the award-winning AmpliTube 2, guitar and FX modeling software. Combined with a Mac or PC, StompIO revolutionizes the modeling processor market with some of the best sounds available from a guitar effect unit, the staggering power of PC-based DSP modeling, 20,000 amp combinations, 32 effects on 2 rigs and all of these parameters controlled with exactly the same feeling as a traditional guitar floor processor.
Together, AmpliTube 2 and StompIO form one of the most powerful floor processing systems to date. This advanced software/hardware combination gives you direct access to thousands of instantly playable presets for a monstrous sound setup while taking advantage of software updates and enhancements for an ever-growing system that has no equal in the guitar processor market.
The StompIO is easy to use, with 4,000 presets ready to go, and can be played live or fully integrated with your preferred sequencer. StompIO has been developed to offer more professional features than any other software floor controller including: 10 floor switches, 7 knobs, 2 large displays, up to 6 configurable external controllers, MIDI IN/OUT, hi-quality direct IN, USB, SPDIF, balanced/unbalanced stereo OUT and more, all in a rugged metal construction with a cable safety handle. StompIO also includes lightning fast drivers with latency, tailored for the most demanding live virtuoso performance.
Revolutionary USB foot controller for AmpliTube guitar amp and fx modeling software plug-in and standalone version.
StompIO revolutionizes the modeling processor market allowing the power of AmpliTube to be controlled live with exactly the same feeling as a traditional guitar floor processor. Thousands of amp combinations and its powerhouse of effects can be controlled without even the need of seeing the computer screen or touching the mouse. For the first time it will be possible to use extremely powerful computer-based guitar effects, both on stage or in the studio, in the same way normal floor processors or stomps are integrated into a guitar or bass rig.
New level of integration between hardware and software together make up the best sounding, powerful and flexible guitar floor processors to date.
AmpliTube and StompIO together make up the most advanced floor processor system ever made. No other hardware unit can benefit from the huge processing power of the modern CPU of today’s Mac and PC computer systems. This allows you to achieve a higher quality sound than you typically find in traditional amp and fx modeling hardware. Plus, as AmpliTube evolves and includes more and more models of effects, amps, and cabinets, the StompIO will take advantage of these software updates and ensure a long-lasting investment that always offers the cutting edge in sound with an ever growing system. No other hardware modeling processor offers such a high degree of integration and upgradability. With the StompIO, you will be able to do things that only an advanced combination of hardware and software can offer, such as configuring any single continuous control to act on up to 4 software parameters for effect transitions never heard before.