NUX Solid Studio IR and Power Amp Simulator

Simplify your traveling rig with an amp-less setup. This box simulates tube power sections, as well as 8 speaker cabinets and 8 different microphone models.

The New Era of Mic-ing!

NUX Solid Studio was created and designed to address: limited gear availability, and the cumbersome transport reality of heavy amp/speaker cabinets.

NUX is proud to introduce the new Verdugo series Solid Studio IR & Power Amp simulator, a pedal version of the most classic amp/cabinet scenarios including microphones and power amp tubes. Over many years of research, Solid Studio was specifically developed to fill the essential needs of discerning musicians and sound technicians, including the art of mic-ing instrument amplifiers on stage or in the studio. Solid Studio provides ease-of-use, reliability, versatility, and, above all, incredible audio quality.

Virtual mic-ing is achieved by choosing 1 cabinet and 1 microphone, and fine-tuning the position of the microphone using the mic position switch. Plus, you can add the tube sound by engaging the power amp simulation.


What's Inside?:
- Solid Studio comes with 8 speaker cabinet simulations. All the cabinet models inside the Solid Studio sound as great as the original and create the same feeling.
- There are 8 microphone models you can combine with any cabinets. Also, you can adjust the microphone position for fine tuning.
- Solid Studio Power Amp Simulation produces a warm tube-like sound and you can choose one of three power tubes for your essential sound needs.

Complete list of the built-in speaker cabinets and microphones:

8 Built-in Cabinets:
- JZ120 Roland Jazz120
- DR112 read more Fender Deluxe Reverb 112
- BS410 Fender Bassman 410
- A212 VOX AC30 212
- TR212 Fender Twin Reverb 212
- 1960 Marshall 1960A 412
- GB412 Celestion Greenback 412
- V412 Celestion Vintage30 412
8 Microphones:
- DYN421 Sennheiser MD421
- S57 Shure SM57
- U87 Neumann U87
- R122 Royer R-122
- R121 Royer R-121
- C414 AKG C414
- C3000 AKG C3000
- B52 Shure Beta52

All product and brand names appearing on this website are trademarks of their respective owners, which are not affiliated with NUX effects & amplifiers. These products and brand names are only listed on this website to describe the instrument being sampled or impulsed.


NUX Solid Studio has a 6.35mm mono input with input signal level toggle switch (-10dB / +4dB) and has 3 outputs; simulation dedicated STEREO OUTPUT and DI OUT, and a bypass "THRU" output.

Connection Tips:

Solid Studio offers a variety of connections and it can fit in any desired spot on your signal chain to use all the cabinet/mic simulations efficiently.

Gig Saver:

You can place the Solid Studio at the end of your pedal board, and you can send the simulated sound to the mixer while you can send your original signal to the amp. This connection is very useful if the stage (or studio) and cabinet mic-ing conditions are not good enough.

Silent Connection:

Direct connection to the mixer or audio interface for recording. It gives more alternative cabinet options to record your favorite amplifier sound, especially if there is no chance to use any loudspeaker.

Advanced Connection:

You can place the Solid Studio between the amp and the cabinet. You can send the loud signal from the amp's cabinet output to the Solid Studio, and you can send the original signal to the cabinet, simulated signal to the mixer/audio interface.


- The Solid Studio's THRU output must be connected to the speaker cabinet's input by a SPEAKER CABLE
- The Solid Studio's output mode must be selected as SPK (SPEAKER)



Impulse Response (IR) Loader:

You can easily emulate the sound of any guitar cabinet by loading different IRs (Impulse Responses) to NUX Solid Studio. The internet is a huge library and you can find many different IR's (both paid and free) that you can add into Solid Studio to use whenever you want. (Currently, we are developing a software for Solid Studio and there will be more information soon)

Technically, the Most Realistic IR Loader: Solid Studio:

Solid Studio's IR resolution is 2048 samples and 46ms . When talking numbers, IR quality is "measured" with the sample resolution, and it's "scaled" with ms (milliseconds). On this calculation, 1024 samples equal to 20ms capturing length which is currently the respected standard in the market. The best-known and respected profiler offers 2048 samples / 40ms length. The highest IR resolution quality or "limit" is 50ms. Unfortunately it doesn't yield a realistic sound, and what we're going after is the "real sound!"
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): NSS-5

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 626-800-7466

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted December 22, 2021 by Ron B in Pittsburgh, PA

"Buy it."

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I bought this so I can run into the pa without an amp. It does that and more. I love it when you buy something that makes a difference the second you plug it in. That is rare but this is one of those moments. I have tried all of the digital pedals that do this and was never happy. So I tried the analog pedals that do this. Closer but not there yet. I plugged this in with the JHS color box and I was amazed. I have spend literally years hunting this sound. Today my quest is over. Enough said.

Musical Background:

I play guitar, bass, keyboards and sing. I’m also a audio engineer with 40+ years of experience.

Musical Style:

Being a studio player I play all styles.
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