Mesa/Boogie Partners with Neural DSP for the Mark IIC+ Suite
The Mesa/Boogie Mark IIC+ is a new digital series that is designed to deliver the most accurate representations of some of Mesa/Boogie’s legendary amps and cabinets.
From humble beginnings to worldwide recognition, Mesa/Boogie has remained the original boutique Home of Tone, hand-crafting amplifiers of uncompromising quality from the world’s finest materials in California, USA. Founder Randall Smith instilled basic principles into Mesa such as passion, drive, integrity, and excellence, and his insistence on making the best amplifiers has guided half a century of breakthrough innovations, elevating the amplifier into an instrument in its own right--one with the power to shape and create musical genres. Mesa/Boogie is proud to announce a new partnership with Neural DSP for the Mesa/Boogie Mark IIC+, a new digital series that delivers the most accurate representations of some of MESA/Boogie’s legendary amps and cabinets.
A pivotal part of guitar amplifier history, this plugin suite is designed after one of the most legendary guitar amps, the Mesa/Boogie Mark IIC+.
Designed and built by Mesa/Boogie, the IIC+ pioneered the use of switchable lead and rhythm channels and has been the favored amp of a wide range of guitar players throughout the decades. Renowned for its power and versatility, the Mark IIC+ is beloved for its rich, complex tone by Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield (Metallica), Prince, Steve Lukather (Toto), Neal Schon (Journey) and John Petrucci (Dream Theater), to name a few.
The Neural Mark IIC+ features a front panel with push/pull knobs for Bright/Rhythm, Bright/Lead, Treble, Bass, Deep, and Lead/Rhythm, plus a five-band graphic EQ. In the back, are Presence and Reverb controls, and a Simul-Class/Class A switch that allows users to select the power amp topology. Also included is a quartet of pre-effects–with a pair of overdrives that can take users from a subtle boost to classic tube saturation, and a compressor for rich, glassy clean tones, and a chorus unit – plus a pair of post-effects, including a BBD-style stereo delay and an '80s-style hall reverb.
The Mark IIC+ suite features a separate nine-band graphic EQ, a cabsim module with hundreds of IRs, and three speaker options – a MESA/Boogie Rectifier Standard Slant 4x12, a Traditional Slant 4x12, and stacked Horizontal 2x12s – 10 virtual microphones, and Neural DSP’s proprietary room-mic section. In addition to the hundreds of IRs that come with the suite, users also have the ability to load their own IRs.
Mesa Boogie Mark IIC+ Suite
Mesa/Boogie Mark IIC+ Suite from Neural is available everywhere worldwide for €99.
For more information, please visit neuraldsp.com.