Overloud celebrates the new TH1 version 1.1 with its Recabinet promotion now until April 6

Modena, Italy (March 9, 2009) --  In celebration of the release of the new TH1 v1.1 and the introduction of the IR-based cabinet, Overloud is giving a copy of the full version of the Recabinet TH1 Edition to every person registering TH1 between now and April 6, 2009. 

The TH1 v1.1 is now being shipping with a long list of new features, including:
• Two amplifiers: BassFace ’59 (US) classic amp and Overloud Custom boutique-class amp
• Amplifier adds a VariFire panel and control: a Gain-Character control for expanded distortion color control
• Three Rack Effects: Spatial Delay, Comb Delay, Pattern Delay with 66 different patterns and up to eight taps
• Mixer Pro with control on Phase, Stereo Width, Sample Delay and Mono/Stereo output switch
• Splitter with Balance/Switch capabilities and with two Crossover modes (HPF/LPF and BPF/BRF) and frequency/width controls
• Dual IR Cabinet module allows users to load commercial or their own cabinet Impulse Responses with balance, phase and micro-delay control with HPF and LPF
• Dual IR Cabinet comes preloaded with Recabinet Demo and the Experimental Cabinet collection from Wild Hades
• Eight new Stomp Boxes: Noise Gate / Expander, Mild Flanger, Rich Flanger, Analog Flanger, D-Reverb, D-Delay, 7-Band Graphic EQ and 5-Band Amp EQ 
• Smart MIDI Control
• Direct Variation MIDI Control
• Remote Preset MIDI Control
• Global MIDI Control

Additional changes were made to improve the new version including better noise gate implementation in the Master Section, a button dedicated to opening the Smart Connections window, and various automation fixes, among other improvements. 

The Recabinet is a collection of Impulse Responses of various guitar cabinets produced by Kazrog LLC. Overloud is giving away the TH1-ready version of this product, featuring all of the content already imported and categorized for TH1 own IR Cabinet module. The Recabinet promotion will end April 6, 2009.

For more info on the promotion, pricing, availabilty and the free update for registered users, visit overloud.com.  

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