Radial ProRMP Studio Re-Amper

Get total control over your recorded guitar amp's tone. Run your dry, prerecorded guitar channel through this re-amp box to drive any amplifier.
The Radial ProRMP, a transformer coupled reamping device that allows a prerecorded line level signal to drive a guitar amplifier and pedal effects by properly matching impedance and allowing the user to determine the appropriate level.

For years, due to the high costs associated with multitrack recorders, the creative process known as reamping has been the sole domain of high-end studios. But with today's proliferation of affordable digital recorders, now everyone can enjoy the benefits of this essential recording technique. With the introduction of the Radial ProRMP affordability just got one step better! The Radial ProRMP follows the design of the original Reamp(R) and features a 100% passive design with variable input level. To use, all you do is connect the line level output from a digital recorder to the ProRMP, adjust the volume to suit and presto -- you are set! Reamping is the single most effective way to get great guitar sounds in the studio as it allows pre-recorded guitar tracks to be sent to the guitar amplifier and pedals to allow unlimited repetition as room microphones are moved and tones adjusted. This same recording trick was used by bands like the Beatles and Steely Dan to get their highly defined and unique tones.

The Radial ProRMP is housed in a compact 14 gauge welded steel enclosure with Radial's trademark bookend design. This provides a protective zone around switches and connectors for greater long term durability. The welded I beam construction read more forms a solid PC board bond that eliminates torque from outside stress, further increasing durability. A full bottom rubberized pad reduces slip and eliminates potential for electrical ground hazards.

Get an overview of the Radial Pro RMP Reamping Device in this video demo:
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 4 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RAD PRORMP
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 604-942-1001
(4 ratings)
Submitted November 18, 2011 by a customer from hotmail.com
"NEEDS MORE INSTRUCTIONS"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
Overall an 8. I wish there was more instructions or reading material that came with the RMP. More suggestion would be nice other than "Just experiment. That's what reamping is about." I want suggestions like try moving your mic 4 feet back from your amp etc, etc, etc. And there really aren't alot of tips for reamping online. You would think there are. Unless I'm using the wrong search engine.

Sound
This review isn't about zzsounds which is an awesome company but more so with Radial. If you have never reamped before it can be very discouraging. Sound gets a 7 because at first the thing made my tone sound "weak" I talked to Radial and we determined its my M-Audio usb interface. No one really makes it clear that the RMP needs a BALANCED line out. So I'm telling you all now. A lot of soundcards only have unbalanced outs. The RMP needs a balanced out, so you have to buy a TRS to XLR male so that you can come out of your BALANCED output and into the RMP. The RMP then runs to the amp or pedal using a regular instrument cable. Well instead of returning the RMP I bought a new USB interface with BALANCED outs. It works now and it sounds good once you play with the volume on the device. I just wish it was more clear and there were more instruction before you bought the device. And they really don't provide good directions in the box.

Features
Just one feature.....it converts your line level signal back into an instrument signal read more to run through your amp or effects to layer instrument and vocal parts with different settings and mic placement.

Ease of Use
Once you figure it out it's very easy to use but as mentioned above...it takes having the right setup.

Quality
It seems very sturdy. Made of metal.

Value
$100 is the best price I found for a reamper.

Manufacturer Support
You can actually call the Technical Support department and speak with someone who was friendly and told me what kind of output I needed and TRS to XLR Male cable.

The Wow Factor
The appeal to me is only if your serious about recording and trying different mic placement for different tones. If you don't record it's not beneficial.

Musical Background:
I've been playing guitar and bass for 8 years. I have a home studio and two cd's on itunes.

Musical Style:
Rock, acoustic, alternative, metal.
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