Kemper Profiler Now Available for iPhone

An editor app for your Kemper Profiler amp is now available on iPhone. Designed to put together custom performances and edit existing content conveniently using a Wifi connection.


The Rig Manager for iOS connects to the Profiler Stage’s onboard WiFi Chip, either directly or via WPS and a local router. The connections to Profiler Head and Rack are supported via a local router. With this setup, even multiple Profilers just can get connected utilizing LAN cables to a wireless router. Is the iPad connected to the router via WiFi all the connected Profilers can be edited wirelessly.

You can add, swap and modify effects using the intuitive graphical user interface. You only need one hand to optimize your Profiler performance while the other one is holding that power chord.

Features

  • CREATION AND MANAGEMENT of PERFORMANCES: Performances can hold up to five Rigs and prove extremely useful to live players for multiple reasons. In the upper section, you can rearrange and edit them on the fly.
  • CONTROLLING THE SIGNAL FLOW: Choose, select and edit all the effects on the signal chain. Control the amp stack, signal flow, and effects as well as the input and output section. Set up either a simple or sophisticated morph scenario in seconds. Use the spacious morph slider to simulate the movement of your pedal.
  • TURN A GENERIC RIG INTO YOUR INDIVIDUAL TONAL TREASURE: The PROFILER Rig Manager displays the currently loaded Rig. It was never easier to adjust details of the Amp Stack or try out alternative effects and settings. Just dive deep into a Rig and edit every aspect of how it sounds and how it reacts to your playing.

KEMPER PROFILER - Rig Manager for iPhone released (Stage)

The Profiler OS Version 8.7 for all PROFILER models is available from the KEMPER Website for free: https://www.kemper-amps.com/downloads/6/Operating-System-Updates

The Profiler Rig Manager for iOS (iPhone and iPad) is available from the Apple App Store for free: https://apps.apple.com/de/app/rig-manager/id1532734914

Further information: www.kemper-amps.com.

A few simple chords is all it takes.

Beginner

Beginner

  • Learn to play a 12-bar blues, in three different keys, using one shape.
  • Study an assortment of strumming and picking patterns.
  • Gain a basic understanding of the 12-bar blues form.
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It is important to know that for every chord name in this lesson there are countless shapes—also known as fingerings or voicings—available. For this lesson, I chose what I consider to be the most practical and flexible shapes.

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Considering the amount of time I’ve spent (here and elsewhere) talking about and lusting after Gretsch hollowbody guitars, it’s taken me a remarkably long time to end up with a big Bigsby-outfitted box I truly love. High-end Gretsches are pricey enough that, for a long time, I just couldn’t swing it. Years ago I had an Electromatic for a while, and it looked and played lovely, but didn’t have the open, blooming acoustic resonance I hoped for. A while later, I reviewed the stellar Players Edition Broadkaster semi-hollow, and it was so great in so many ways that I set my sights on it, eventually got one, and adore it to this day. Yet the full-hollowbody lust remained.

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