Product DescriptionAmpeg, the historic brand that invented bass amplification, and IK Multimedia, the leader in amp-modeling plug-in technology, bring you the first bass amp plug-in with a real signature sound.
4 Modules: Tuner, Stomp, Amp, Cabinet + Mic selection and placement
4 signature Ampeg bass amps modeled
6 signature Ampeg cabinet models
6 microphone models
24 bass amp combinations
8 analog modeled stomps
Ultra accurate analog modeling with DSM technology
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.
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 pedalboard 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.
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, B-15R Portaflex "Flip Top", BA-500 and SVT-4PRO. Select from Ampeg stomps like the SPC-OCT Octaver or the SCP-OD Overdrive, or cabinets like the SVT-410H or SVT-810E, powered by AmpliTube's unique DSM (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology.
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.
Superior modeling powered by AmpliTube's unique DSM technology.
All of the Ampeg SVX amps and stomps are modeled "component by component" after the original by IK, and ear-tuned by Ampeg's legendary engineers. AmpliTube's unique DSM (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology is used to emulate analog and tube circuits down to a detail of finesse which cannot be offered by any other effects modeler.
The result is a truly accurate dynamic response carved at the highest precision level. Bassists will immediately feel like they are really playing through the high-end amp they are used to hearing only in the best hardware gear.
4 Separate modules with direct and amped signal controls.
The Ampeg SVX interface offers 4 individual components: separate Amp Head, Miked Cabinets, plus a Stomp Pedalboard and a Tuner, neatly 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 a completely different processed amped signal, for an instant top-quality studio sound anywhere whether you are recording or jamming!
24 of the finest Ampeg bass amp combinations in one high-end plug-in.
Ampeg SVX contains accurate models of the most sought-after bass amps and cabinets ever made including the SVT-Classic, B-15R Portaflex "Flip Top", BA-500 and SVT-4PRO, in an easy to use, great sounding plug-in for any platform. 6 bass cabinets are also included (the B-15R, BA-500, BXT-410H, SVT-410H, SVT-810H, PB-212H) with ultra accurate modeling including high frequency horn attenuator, and 6 different microphone models including dedicated bass microphones. In addition, with cabinet mix and match amp heads, up to 24 bass amp combinations can be obtained covering the broadest spectrum of bass sounds you will find anywhere.
Below is a listing of the amp components, cabinets and microphones that have been modeled inside Ampeg SVX.
4 Bass Amp Models
B-15R -- Based on Ampeg B-15R Portaflex "Flip Top"*
This is the 1960's classic bass amplifier, enhanced and improved for the actual musical scenario. This all-tube model limited production features the Ampeg "classic" tube preamp combined with a selectable tube 60W/100W power amplifier. This option gives you the most sought-after vintage bass sound ever. In addition, if you want to get that unmistakable 60s tone; match it with the B-15R cabinet.
BA-500 -- Based on Ampeg BA500*
The BA-500 is a high quality solid-state bass amp, with a sonic fingerprint that will deliver a big and detailed sound in any musical situation. Thanks to its powerful preamp sound shaping controls, this amp model will be great on all musical genres and styles. Its natural cabinet match is the BA-500 cabinet, but you can get interesting sounds experimenting with all the included cabs options.
SVT-4PRO -- Based on Ampeg SVT-4PRO*
This is a real all-round high end bass amplifier. It combines a fully featured tube preamp that can really cover any sound need with a tight solid state power amplifier. The SVT-4PRO sound spectrum is wide and rich. You can get from extremely neutral and transparent sounds to powerful unique tones. Experiment with the SVT-4PRO settings and create your own custom sounds.
SVT-CLASSIC -- Based on Ampeg SVT-CLASSIC*
This is the authentic and classic Ampeg tube sound. This all-tube bass head delivers a warm, harmonically rich and punchy sound that is a trademark for the rock bass sound, both live and in the studio. The SVT-Classic is the amp that created the rock bass sound. Its natural speaker match is the SVT-810E or the SVT-410H.
6 Bass Cabinets Models
B-15R -- Based on Ampeg B-15R Portaflex "Flip Top"*
BA-500 -- Based on Ampeg BA500*
BXT-410H -- Based on Ampeg BXT 410H*
PB-212H -- Based on Ampeg PB-212H*
SVT-410H -- Based on Ampeg SVT-410H*
SV-T810E -- Based on Ampeg SVT-810E*
6 Microphone Models
Condenser 414 -- Based on AKG C-414*
The Condenser 414 is modeled after another highly regarded large diaphragm condenser microphone. It is a bright, open microphone that will flatter big full tones and will also blend beautifully when combined with another cabinet/mic setup.
Condenser 87 -- Based on Neumann U87*
This is a model of one of the most popular large diaphragm mics ever. It can be found in any large recording studios mic locker. Because of its excellent frequency response curve, the 87 has become the mic to go when needing a clean, flattering sound.
Dynamic 421 -- Based on Sennheiser MD-421*
Probably the second most popular dynamic mic to use on guitar amps, this model provides an equally pleasing sound, but is a warmer than the 57.
Dynamic 57 -- Based on Shure SM57*
This is a model of the popular small diaphragm dynamic mic. Its bright, edgy sound has made it a widely used guitar and bass amp mic.
Dynamic 20 -- Based on Electro-Voice RE-20*
This mic model recreates a smooth reaction across a wide spectrum of frequencies, especially attractive in the low area. This means that the Dynamic 20 is a great selection for acoustic and electric bass.
Vintage Dynamic 20 -- Based on AKG D-20*
A vintage dynamic large diaphragm microphone that used to be the standard mic for bass amps and kick drums during the 60's. It's warm and present, and has a smooth roll-off at high frequencies.
Complete effects selection with configurable bass stomp pedalboard.
Ampeg SVX also includes a fully configurable 6 Stompbox Pedalboard with 8 selectable different effects, all designed specifically for bass. Classic Ampeg effects like the SPC-OT Octaver or the SCP-OD Overdrive are included together with an analog Compressor, Chorus, Delay, Envelope Filter, Bass, Wah, and Volume, all "Powered by AmpliTube." It is so flexible that by simply switching a preset you will be able to completely repatch all the stomps for the ultimate bass effects rig. Plus, you will be able to create mind-blowing setups, allowing you to switch from one powerful sound to the next without missing a beat!
Below is a listing of the stomp effects that have been modeled inside Ampeg SVX.
8 Bass Stomps
SCP OCT Octaver -- Based on Ampeg SCP-OCT Octaver*
SCP OD Overdrive -- Based on Ampeg SCP-OD Overdrive*
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RTAS: Mac OS X, Windows
VST: Mac OS X, Windows
Audio Units: Mac OS X
Minimal: 866 MHz G4 processor, 512 MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
Intel based Macintosh
Minimal: 1.5 GHz Intel Core Solo processor, 512 MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4.4 or later.
Minimal: Pentium 1GHz / Athlon XP 1.33 GHz, 512 MB of RAM, Windows XP / Vista or later.
NOTE: Ampeg SVX boxed version comes equipped with iKey. The iKey is a USB hardware key (dongle) used as a copy-protection system.
If you are a registered owner of at least ONE IK product (Free versions excluded), you are now eligible to crossgrade to ANY other IK product at the discounted crossgrade price and save big! Both retail and special bundled versions of IK products, such as SampleTank 2 SE, AmpliTube LE and T-RackS EQ, qualify you for the extra savings you receive from the crossgrade prices on full versions of IK products.
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