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Digidesign Introduces Eleven Rack, An Interface for Guitar Recording and Live Performance

According to Digidesign, the interface includes a “tone cloning” technology that sets Eleven Rack apart from other modeling products by capturing each phase of the signal to generate exceptionally authentic guitar amp sounds. Eleven Rack recreates all the characteristics of guitar amps such as brownouts, ghost notes and speaker cabinet resonance. Additionally, the system uses convolution processing to create the exact sound of cabinets and mics, and offers precise emulations of classic effects pedals from the last 40 years.

Guitar recording

Eleven Rack is also a high-resolution 8-channel USB 2.0 recording interface and includes Pro Tools LE 8 music production software and allows the guitarist to record both raw and processed guitar tracks without latency, while still allowing reamplification without having to reconnect a single cable.

From studio to stage

Eleven Rack can also be used as a standalone effects processor, without the need for a Mac, to give guitarists access to live amp sounds. The unit has numerous input and output connections to incorporate it into your sound system. Any sound can also be controlled during performance using MIDI controllers and expression pedals. Guitarists will now have full control over everything from amp and speaker cabinet combinations, to classic wah effects, tempo-controlled delays and much more, all at the touch of a button or depressing a pedal.

Price and availability

Eleven Rack will be available worldwide in September 2009 with a suggested retail price of € 800 + VAT. Contact: Microfusa. Tel .: 902 99 66 75. Web: www.microfusa.com.