Kemper Profiler PowerHead Modeling Amp
The Kemper Profiler PowerHead Profiling Guitar Amp Head adds a built in 600 Watt power amp to the Kemper Profiler concept, making it not only perfect for studio work, but also an incredibly powerful live rig. Utilizing the Kemper CabDriver mode, guitarists now have the choice of playing through regular guitar cabinets or full range monitor systems. The Kemper PowerHead is a truly revolutionary amp that could be the piece of gear you've been looking for all along.
The 600 Watts Class D amplifier is carefully selected for the PowerHead to guarantee utmost performance. After Kemper performed extensive listening tests, a lot of measuring and looking thoroughly at the typical sonic behavior of power amps for guitar amplification on the market it became clear that only the best components are capable of delivering impressive results.
The Kemper Profiler PowerHead amp is as simple as plugging it in and pressing 'record'. Just insert it into the recording chain, sit back, and watch the magic. Test signals will be sent from the unit into your tube amp and recorded by the microphone in front of your cabinet. Less than a minute later, the sonic DNA of your tube amp has been extracted. Use the A/B mode to compare the original tube amp with the profiled sound.
The 'Refine' feature allows you to fine-tune the nuances of your profile by simply strumming a few chords - a fast and convenient way to tweak the profile to perfection. The four stomp slots let you choose from traditional drive pedals, wahs and EQs, as well as more exotic effects like frequency shifter and wave shaper. Post-amp, you can add up to four stereo effects, including various reverbs, delays and modulation effects. Many effects have a built-in 'Ducking' parameter -- just find your perfect setting, then store it for easy recall as an effect preset.
With the advent of the Kemper Profiler, everything has changed. Now, for the first time, you are free to create amp tones as unique and individual as you, and capture them perfectly into the digital domain. 'Profiling' is the name Kemper has given their proprietary technology that captures the sound and feel of a tube amplifier. The resulting profiles go far beyond a list of static, digital amp models -- profiling creates a vivid, dynamic and multi-dimensional reproduction of your existing tube amp.
- Digitally captures the sonic fingerprint of virtually any guitar amp
- Powers virtually any guitar cab setup including 4x12-inch, 1x12-inch cabs, as well as full range speakers
- Delivers 600 Watts at 8 Ohm, 300 Watts at 16 Ohm, does not heat up and is lightweight
- XLR and 1/4-inch connections allow for connection directly to a mixing console
- A/B comparison mode for comparing the original amp sound with the profiled sound
- Standard Gain, Bass, Middle, Treble and Presence controls
- Exchange profiles through the official Kemper Amplifier website profile exchange, emails, or other online forums and services
- Cabinet section enables you to mix and match head and cab profiles in which ever way you like
- 4 independent stomp effects slots can host effects including famous overdrives and distortions, compressor, reverb, several delays and LoFi algorithms, and a beautiful rotary speaker emulation
- Accurate models of classic effects such as a variety of chorus, phaser and flanger pedals
- External effects loop which you can patch in anywhere among the virtual stomps boxes
- Gain control ranges over 80dB and features an automatic volume compensation for clean settings
- Several ground lifts to allow you to easily deal with possible hum and grounding problems
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- Dimensions (H x W x D): 8.54 x 14.88 x 6.81" / 21.7 x 37.8 x 17.3cm
- Weight: 6.50 kg (14.33 pounds)
- Analog Inputs:
--Front Input: 1/4 inch TS unbalanced, dynamic range >108dB, impedance 1 MegOhm
--Alternative Input: 1/4 inch TRS balanced with ground lift,dynamic range =105dB-Return: XLR balanced, 1/4 inch balanced with ground lift, dynamic range =105dB
- Analog Outputs
-- Master L and R Outputs: XLR balanced, 1/4 inch TS unbalanced with ground lift max. output level: XLR +22dBu, TS +16dBu
-- Monitor Output: 1/4 inch TS unbalanced with ground lift max. output level: +16dBu
-- Direct Output/Send: 1/4 inch TS unbalanced with ground lift max. output level: +16dBu
-- Output Dynamic Range: >108 dB
-- Dedicated Headphone Output: 1/4 inch TRS stereo, 33Ohm
- Power Amp:
-- 600 Watts at 8 Ohm
-- 300 Watts at 16 Ohm
- Control and Data Interfaces:
-- Midi: 5-pin DIN connectors for In/Out/Thru
-- Switch/Pedal: Two 1/4 inch TRS, each for mono/stereo switch or expression pedal (10kOhm min, 100kOhm max. impedance)
-- Network: RL45 connector
-- USB: USB 2.0 (FS) compatible device, USB-A and USB-B connectors
- Environmental Requirements:
-- Operating Temperature: 10 degrees to 35 degrees C (50 degrees to 95 degrees F)
- Non-operating Temperature: -20 degrees to 47 degrees C (-4 degrees to 116 degrees F)-Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
- Maximum Altitude: 3000 m (10,000 feet)
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