IK Multimedia is shipping its first hardware product, StealthPlug, a 1/4” jack to USB audio interface cable for guitar and bass players designed to let them plug into the world of software-based amp/effects modeling and recording.
According to the company, StealthPlug is the first audio interface for guitar and bass integrated into a simple, miniaturized, 1/4” jack to USB cable with full input/output processing for your PC or Macintosh. It comes bundled with 6 software and sounds packages: a guitar/bass amps and effects standalone and plug-in processor, a full recording studio, 2 effects and instrument plug-ins and loads of ready to use sounds and loops.
StealthPlug includes AmpliTube 2 Live standalone and plug-in for your favorite recording software. Fully MIDI-controllable with 15 guitar and bass amp combinations of the most sought after gear, 11 effects, mic-modeling with 2 microphones and position controls, built-in tuner and more than 128 customizable user presets. Plus the standalone version also offers the new SpeedTrainer, an integrated audio player with pitch and speed control, for playing with or learning your favorite songs.
4 additional software packages bundled with the StealthPlug. Compose and record with the full audio/MIDI sequencer Tracktion 2.1 by Mackie, fine tune your work with IK’s acclaimed T-RackS 6-band mastering EQ, use the included SampleTank 2 SE sound workstation and its 64 sounds to compose and arrange your MIDI tracks, plus get access to 500MB of Sonic Reality loops with guitar, bass and drum loops for you to use within your songs or play along with.
Macintosh: 866MHz Power Macintosh G4, with 512MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.3 or later, 1024×768 screen thousands of colors. One free USB port. Intel-based Macintosh: 1.5 GHz Intel Core Solo processor, 512 MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4.4 or later. One free USB port. Windows: Pentium III 1GHz/Athlon™ XP 1.33GHz with 256MB of RAM, Windows XP, 1024×768 screen thousands of colors. One free USB port.
Price and Availability
The StealthPlug with included software bundle has an MSRP of $129/€99 (VAT excluded) and is now available from all IK Multimedia distributors and dealers worldwide.
More information is available at the StealthPlug site.