NAMM News – Orange Amplifiers Intros OPC Guitar Amplifier + Recording Studio Workstation

Orange OPC Computer

2011 NAMM News: Orange Amplifiers is introducing the OPC – an all-in-one Guitar Amplifier and Recording Studio Workstation.

According to Orange, the OPC will be leading the way with a number of ‘Firsts’:

  • The first PC to feature an integrated audio interface enabling the user to plug in a guitar or microphone using a standard 1/4″ jack plug
  • The first computer of its kind to have built-in high powered speakers which deliver full range studio quality sound as well as producing vintage guitar sounds.

The OPC comes with the following software packages:

  • IK Multimedia Amplitube 3 including Custom Shop Orange Amps – Amp and Effects Modelling Software
  • Presonus Studio One Custom Orange Edition – DAW
  • Acoustica Mixcraft 5 – DAW
  • Toontracks EZdrummer Lite
  • Lick Library Player – Guitar learning and jamming centre

Details below.

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Technical Specifications:

  • 4GB DDR3 1600Mhz
  • OPC Instrument Interface 24bit, 96hz ULTRA low latency
  • 2 independent ¼” jack inputs for guitar, microphone or instrument, switchable and attenuated
  • Optical & Coaxial S/PDIF outputs
  • Slot-loading DVD-DL Drive
  • Wireless-G (802.1 B/G) with top-loaded antenna
  • Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
  • Stereo Amplifier with 2 x JBL 6.5”Dual Concentric drivers

The OPC recommended retail price is $1499. It is expected to be available in Q1, 2011.

8 thoughts on “NAMM News – Orange Amplifiers Intros OPC Guitar Amplifier + Recording Studio Workstation

  1. What I would like to see is an amp with 2 inputs, 1 x 1/4 and 1 x XLR and a USB socket to connect to a PC/Laptop. The nearest I can find is the Mustang series which have a USB but only 1 or 2 x 1/4 inputs. Come on you amp producers. There is not only me interested in the setup.

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