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AmpliTube Custom Shop goes boutique with officially certified models from Dr. Z®, Fulltone® and Z.Vex™
New version introduces 7 new boutique amps, cabinets and stomps and AAX compatibility
August 1, 2013: IK Multimedia, a pioneer and global leader in music-creation software, mobile apps and music-making hardware, announces a new version of AmpliTube Custom Shop (version 3.11), its full-featured guitar-and-bass multi-FX application and plug-in for Mac/PC. The new release includes new gear models from several of the hottest boutique manufacturers on the market today, including Dr. Z Amplification, Fulltone, and Z.Vex. Effects, which will be available for à la carte purchase from the online store integrated in AmpliTube Custom Shop. The new version also adds 64 and 32-bit AAX (Avid Audio Extension) compatibility. As a result, AmpliTube now integrates seamlessly with the latest versions of Avid Pro Tools®.
Boutique and New The new models include two amps from Dr. Z Amplification. One is the MAZ 18 Jr., which was originally designed as a plug-in-and-play amp for studio musicians who wanted a quick way to dial up fabulous tone. It features a perfectly balanced design

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with all-tube preamp along with power and rectifier sections that harmoniously produce a smooth top end and tight bass response with tons of headroom. A model of its matching 1x12 MAZ cabinet is available as a separate purchase.
Also from Dr. Z is the Z Wreck amp, a collaboration with the late Ken Fischer of Trainwreck Circuits and country superstar Brad Paisley, who has used one for years. It provides an unmatched level of touch response and tone, and can deliver everything from Liverpool to rock to twang. Its all-tube design gives it warmth, crunch and growl at different volume levels, and provides voicing like no other amp in its class. The 2x12 Z Wreck, a model of the amp’s matching cabinet, is available for purchase, as well.
The Fulltone OCD® overdrive pedal was designed to give players exactly what classic all-tube amplifiers provide when cranked up: sweet, full overdrive complete with multiple complex harmonics and overtones. The touch response rivals what you'd get on a tube amplifier - alter your attack or back off on your volume and you'll hear the OCD respond. The OCD lives up to its name when it comes to full attention to detail, and can truly be called the king of overdrive pedals.
Also new are two officially certified creative effects from Z.Vex Effects: Seek Wah™ and Seek Trem™. These two stomps offer full control over the timing and level of wah and tremolo effects, respectively, over a sequence of 4, 6 or 8 steps, providing players with a new sonic palette of rhythmic effects, and non-traditional control over classic effect types. Each effect has eight “control” knobs, which allow players to adjust the amount of the effect at the marked position, and offer full control over tempo, number of “slices” and blending. Tempo can be controlled by the host clock or adjusted independently giving players creative flexibility.
About the Custom Shop AmpliTube Custom Shop allows for purchase of individual gear models or collections for the AmpliTube platform. It’s stocked with over 275 models from the world’s top gear manufacturers including Fender®, Ampeg® Orange® Soldano™, Seymour Duncan™, Jet City™, Carvin®, Morley®, T-Rex™, Gallien Kruger®, among others — and now Dr. Z® Amplification, Fulltone® and Z.Vex®. Players can demo fully functioning models for a period of three days, making the Custom Shop the ultimate “try before you buy” experience. For new users AmpliTube Custom Shop is a fully functional free download available at the IK Multimedia site.
Plug and Play Plugging a guitar or bass into a Mac or PC is a breeze with IK’s range of audio interfaces designed specifically for guitar/bass players: The new iRig HD provides high quality D/A conversion for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Mac. The StealthPedal audio interface and MIDI controller is a wah-style controller pedal and interface that allows players to control software knobs, buttons and parameters from the floor with familiar ease. The StealthPlug is a 1/4”-to-USB interface cable for Mac/PC.

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Pricing and Availability To access the new gear models in the AmpliTube Custom Shop, users need to download AmpliTube version 3.11, which is a free update for current AmpliTube 3 owners, and is available for Mac/PC. The gear models in the Custom Shop are sold using Gear Credits and are priced between 5 and 30 credits each. Gear Credit Packs start as low as $19.99/€15.99 (for 20 credits) and go up to $499.99/€399.99* (for 1000 credits).
*Prices exclude taxes.
For more information about AmpliTube and AmpliTube Custom Shop, please visit www.amplitube.com.
For more information about IK’s range of interfaces and accessories for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac/PC, please visit www.ikmultimedia.com/interfaces
Warm regards,

Starr Ackerman [email protected]
N/C/S American PR Manager

Tiia Hassinen [email protected] Europe and International PR Manager

IK Multimedia. Musicians First.
About IK Multimedia: IK Multimedia is a computer music technology company that offers a diverse range of affordable and easy-to-use music production tools with great sound quality and a realistic look and feel. With over one million installations worldwide, the IK range has been adopted by musicians of every level, from beginners to professionals, to gain access to high-end, studio-quality gear from their computers or mobile devices. AmpliTube™, AmpliTube™ Custom Shop, StealthPedal™, StealthPlug™ and iRig™ HD are trademarks property of IK Multimedia Production. iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other product names and trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with IK Multimedia. AMPEG® is a trademark of LOUD Technologies, Inc. FENDER™ is a registered trademark of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. ORANGE® is a registered trademark property of Orange Music Electronic Company Ltd. SEYMOUR DUNCAN™ is trademark property of Carter Duncan Corporation. SOLDANO™ is trademark property of Gremlin Inc. DBA Soldano Custom Amplification CORPORATION WASHINGTON. T-REX ENGINEERING™ is trademark property of T-Rex Engineering ApS CORPORATION DENMARK. GALLIEN-KRUEGER® is a registered trademark of Gallien-Krueger Corporation. CARVIN® is a registered trademark of Carvin Corporation. JET CITY AMPLIFICATION 333™ is trademark property of 333 Enterprises Incorporated DBA Jet City Amplification CORPORATION WASHINGTON. Jimi Hendrix™ name used under license of Authentic Hendrix, LLC. © TM Authentic Hendrix, LLC. Z.Vex™ is a trademark property of Z.Vex Effects, Fulltone® is a registered trademark of Fulltone. Avid is a registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc.
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