HeadRush Prime Amp Modeler and Vocal Processor Multi-Effects Pedal

Take your tone to the next level with HeadRush Prime, packed with a vast array of guitar FX, amplifier types, cabinet options, and microphone simulations.

Featuring an advanced multi-core processor with a huge library of on-board guitar FX, amp, cab and microphone emulations, smart amp/pedal cloning and IR loading, best-in-class looper, and a full suite of vocal FX (including the industry-standard Antares Auto-Tune), the HeadRush Prime is the most powerful, versatile, and realistic-sounding floorboard FX processor ever. The high resolution and ultra-responsive 7-inch display enables you to touch, swipe, and drag-and-drop to instantly create and edit your rigs in an unprecedentedly easy-to-use way. Housed in a road-ready steel chassis, the Prime features 12 footswitches with individual RGB indicators and OLED scribble strip displays, built-in expression pedal with toe-switch, and is packed with all the input and output connections you need including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth audio connectivity. The HeadRush Prime is the ultimate tool ready for any home, rehearsal, stage, or studio session.

Your Perfect Guitar and Vocal Sound is Just a Touch Away
The heart of the HeadRush Prime is the 7-inch touch display (Exclusive Patent Pending Technology) and a musician-centric, intuitive user interface literally touch, swipe, and drag-and-drop to instantly create and edit Guitar, Bass, and Vocal rigs with amazing speed and accuracy. The large display also gives clear feedback when performing live, especially when tweaking tones using the expression pedal in 'Hands-Free Mode'. Everything about the HeadRush Prime is designed to make it simple, fast, read more and intuitive to jump right in and create amazing sounding rigs in seconds.

Complete Library of Guitar/Vocal FX, Amp Clones, IR's and More!
The HeadRush Prime includes an ever-expanding library of on-board guitar FX, amp, cab and microphone emulations, amp clones, impulse responses, as well as a full suite of vocal FX (including the industry-standard Antares Auto-Tune)! These are premium emulations of the most cherished guitar and studio gear with unprecedented accuracy and jaw dropping natural dynamic response. This library is expanded on a regular basis via firmware updates (available via onboard Wi-Fi connection, or USB connection to Mac/ PC) that add features based on user requests and feedback.

The Easiest Amp and Pedal Cloner Ever
The HeadRush Prime features proprietary next generation cloning technology enabling you to greatly expand your onboard amp and FX library using real gear. The HeadRush Amp Cloner precisely captures the sound, dynamics, and most importantly, feel, of your favorite boutique, vintage, and modern amps, pre-amps, distortion pedals, overdrive pedals, and even fuzz pedals.

Using the HeadRush Amp Cloner is as simple as connecting your target device to the HeadRush Prime and following the easy directions shown on the 7-inch touch screen. After the cloning process is complete, you can make flexible adjustments such as removing the speaker cabinet sound from an amplifier clone, so that you can use your clone with different cabinet models or impulse responses.

Once you're finished making any final adjustments, you can share your favorite amp clones with other users, as well as preview and download clones made by other users using the onboard Wi-Fi with HeadRush Cloud. With the HeadRush Amp Cloner and HeadRush Cloud, your personal tone armory is unlimited.

The HeadRush Prime features an onboard Wi-Fi connection that can connect directly to the HeadRush Cloud via a local Wi-Fi network. The HeadRush Cloud is a free service for all HeadRush users where they can browse, demo, and download exclusive rigs and clones created by the entire HeadRush community, including featured artists. Users can quickly search and filter by the most downloaded and liked rigs, and they can also search by other parameters like genre. The HeadRush Cloud is the ultimate resource for finding out how to quickly craft a tone like your guitar hero or for when you're just looking for inspiration for creating a sound.

Unlimited Tonal Expansion with Third Party IR Support
Out of the box, the HeadRush Prime comes with over 300 perfectly captured impulse responses. These were meticulously created in a studio located in England with some of the most historic guitar cabs from Marshall, Fender, Vox, Orange and more! It's also simple to load your own third-party IRs via drag-and-drop when connected by USB or directly from Dropbox via the Prime's built-in WIFI. The HeadRush Prime has virtually unlimited storage for IRs with 1024 and 2048 sample lengths.

Learn More Songs and Solos Faster with the Built-In Practice Tool
The HeadRush Prime is the world's first FX processor with the ability to load songs directly from Dropbox over Wi-Fi for practice or to learn songs faster. Once a song is loaded, you can loop and slow down tricky sections, as well as change the pitch up or down in semitones to quickly learn songs in keys. The Prime can also connect and play audio from any Bluetooth-enabled mobile device, which opens you up to using many more streaming and digital lesson services. Whether you're working on transcribing your favorite face-melting guitar solos, expanding your knowledge on chord voicings, or just trying to learn a cover song for your next gig, the HeadRush Prime has everything you need onboard to get the job done quickly.

Durable Road-Ready Steel Chassis
Housed in a durable road-ready steel chassis, the HeadRush Prime includes many thoughtful features for use on stage, including incredibly bright color-assignable LEDs and customizable OLED scribble strips that show each of the 12 footswitches' current assignment and status for each rig. You can even drag-and-drop to create set lists (custom orders of rigs) for your gigs. The HeadRush Prime is a truly convenient and compact way to bring all the best classic vintage and modern gear you will ever need on stages near or far without breaking the bank (or your back).

Convenient Pedal Modes and Hands-Free Editing
Navigating between different pedal modes has never been easier! Switch between Stomp Mode, Rig Mode, Hybrid Mode, Setlist Mode, or Song Mode on the fly. Just hold down the top-right footswitch to quickly jump between modes. Using the hands-free edit mode, you can adjust any parameter without having to bend over. Hold the footswitch assigned to the model that you want to adjust, select the parameter, and use the on-board expression pedal to fine-tune your settings!

Best-In-Class Looper with Saving and MIDI Sync Functions
The HeadRush Prime features a best-in-class onboard looper that you can use to layer parts during performances or use as a songwriting tool when inspiration strikes. Each loop has a maximum length of 5 minutes and can hold up to a whopping 20 minutes of layered audio at a time! When you're finished, you can save your loops as .WAV files and export them to your Mac/PC vis USB Transfer Mode for sharing with the world. You can also import .WAV files to use the looper as a backing track player, and you can easily sync the looper to external MIDI devices like drum machines.

Gapless Preset Switching with Reverb/Delay Tail Spillover
The HeadRush Prime's multi-core processor delivers advanced gapless preset switching utilizing reverb/delay tail spillover, which means that the tails for any reverb or delay effects in your rig can be configured to continue to ring out when changing presets or turning the reverb and delay effects off within the rig itself. When the preset is changed there is no break in the reverb and/or delay signal, making your on-the-fly changes sound fluid and seamless, just like a professional studio recording.

Built-in USB Audio Interface for Recording and Reamping
The HeadRush Prime's USB connection opens up the world of recording or reamping directly to a computer. When the HeadRush Prime is connected to your computer, you can select and use the HeadRush Prime as a 24-bit 96 kHz audio interface! When choosing the reamp option you can add the tone coloration of an amp to a pre-recorded audio signalin this case, sending audio from your DAW through the HeadRush Pedalboard and then recording it back into your DAW. Recording professionals around the world know that reamping saves valuable time in the studio, and the HeadRush Prime makes it easier than ever.

All The Connections You Need
The HeadRush Prime assimilates seamlessly into your current rig with all the connections you need to handle any performance situation. The rear panel of Prime is packed with inputs and outputs, including a -inch input for guitars, Combo XLR+-inch input with switchable 48V phantom power for microphones, (2) XLR outputs with switchable ground lift, (2) -inch TRS outputs switchable between amp or line level, a -inch headphones output, and 5-Pin MIDI input and output connections. The Prime also features an onboard -inch stereo FX loop to integrate pedals and outboard gear at any point in your signal chain and allows for advanced

Integration into your rig via the four-cable method. Additionally, there is a -inch external amp output that can be used to change between clean and dirty channels or toggle other footswitch settings on a connected traditional guitar amplifier. In addition to the onboard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth audio connectivity, the Prime also features a USB-A input for importing/exporting files directly from/to a USB drive, as well as connecting external USB-MIDI controllers. The HeadRush Prime unites your existing equipment while opening a world of sonic possibilities.


- 7-inch high-resolution touchscreen with intuitive interface
- Realistic and responsive amp, cabinet, and microphone modeling
- Expansive library of guitar and vocal FX, including Antares Auto-Tune
- Amp Cloner captures the sound of your favorite amp, preamp, distortion pedal, overdrive pedal, or fuzz pedal
- Direct Wi-Fi connection to the HeadRush Cloud for clone sharing, preset sharing, and firmware updates
- Wi-Fi streaming music practice tool makes learning songs easier than ever before
- Bluetooth audio connectivity for playing along with mobile devices
- Powerful custom-designed multicore DSP system with gapless preset switching
- Road-ready steel chassis with durable built-in expression pedal and universal power supply
- 12 footswitches with customizable color LEDs and OLED scribble strip display screens
- Import virtually unlimited guitar and bass cabinet IR files
- Stereo FX loop for integrating external FX pedals and 4 cable method connectivity
- Best-in-class looper with save/load functionality and MIDI Sync
- Record and re-amp via the built-in USB Audio interface (up to 24-bit/96KHz)
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Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.25" x 25.7" x 12.2"
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 20 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 32 x 16 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): HRPRIMEXUS
Warehouse Resealed
Shipping Weight: 20 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 32 x 16 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): HRPRIMEXUS

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 401-658-3131
Web: https://www.headrushfx.com/support

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted March 30, 2023 by a customer from gmail.com

"Get it while you can.. Unbelievable"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Out of the box they did something most don't... limited the presets. So refreshing to only have about 50 presets that are actually pretty decent. My background - been playing for 35 years... studied classical/jazz but rocker at heart. I've won awards, toured internationally and in the states. Tone is everything to me.If there's been a piece of gear there's a good chance I have had it including HeadRush's Pedalboard and MX5.People are blown away at the sounds I get. I am not a dude that likes to fine tune settings either.SO... to the Prime.They have really thought this one through. The touchscreen is light years above all the competition. The sounds are amazing and the new IRs included are a step up over the last version. I still prefer my own IRs which were very easy to load from my dropbox account. No USB required for that. Connect directly to the cloud over your wifi.I spent about an hour and half setting up a rig last night. Played through it today and tweaked it slightly. I can do all I need from one patch... with the 2 button scene select I have 9 scenes and another 3 free pedals to toggle on and off. That is AMAZING.The interface is beautiful and there are so many options to get great sounds.I love the price too. They could easily charge A LOT more. The closest pedal that you can get like this that clones amps AND pedals is at least $400 more and has major issues. Buy it, you will not be disappointed.

Sounds as real as you can get. If read more it doesn't then you need to upgrade your IR and tweak your settings. You can control everything so there's no excuse. PS. I have stereo FRFR 112s I play through.

I love being able to have 2 scenes for each pedal. My default rig has NINE scenes. And guess what... they don't stutter when you click them.... seamless.

Ease of Use
Out of the box the default presets will satisfy 90% of guitarists. For more advanced tone chasers like me, you'll have fun nailing that perfect sound. I play everything from classic Petty to Van Halen to Gary Moore. Wide variety and the sounds are all amazing.

Product is made very well. Solid just like the HR Pedalboard. It's slightly different. I have a anvil case for my pedalboard but the Prime will not fit in it. It's slightly larger and flatter.

Unbelievable deal compared to EVERYTHING else similar. Touchscreen is awesome, sounds are amazing, cloning amps/pedals is a game changer.

Manufacturer Support
I had an issue with a used Pedalboard's USB jack. Customer support sent me a replacement so I could transfer my settings BEFORE I had to send the bad unit back. I had it for a huge gig! Awesome support. FYI: No issues since then and it's been years of constant use at hundreds of gigs.

The Wow Factor
It's a beautiful board and I wish I had it 35 years ago.

Musical Background:
Part-time Pro

Musical Style:
classic rock, hard rock, pop rock, country, rock... mostly... also jazz/classical
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