Headrush Announces 2.3 Firmware for the Gigboard and Pedalboard Processors
The new updates include a pair of amp models, an acoustic simulator, ambient reverb, and more.
Ft Lauderdale, FL (March 16, 2021) -- HeadRush, the recognized innovator of next-generation guitar products, today announced the immediate availability of Feature Update 2.3 for its class-leading Pedalboard and Gigboard quad-core guitar processors. Inspired by feature requests and extensive feedback from their users and beta testing community, HeadRush is kicking off 2021 by releasing a free update including 2 new amp models, 9 new effects, improvements to their on-board looper, alongside other performance enhancements.
New Amps and FX
The HeadRush Pedalboard and Gigboard deliver the most versatile, realistic-sounding and responsive amplifier, cabinet, microphone and FX models ever found in a floorboard guitar FX processor. Feature Update 2.3 expands on their extensive library by adding 2 new amp models ('05 TANGERINE 30 CH1 & CH2) that were inspired by the thick and creamy tone of an Orange AD30HTC. The feature update also adds highly requested effects, including an ultra-realistic sounding acoustic simulator based on the Boss Acoustic Simulator (ACOUSTIC SIM), a fast-tracking HeadRush Original octave generator designed for lead sounds (OCTAVES UP), and an exclusive hauntingly lush ambient reverb (AMBI VERB). HeadRush additionally added another exclusive nostalgia-inducing stereo detuner (DETUNE), which further bolsters their library of onboard high-performance polyphonic pitch effects.
Directly responding to one of the most popular requests from their users, HeadRush further expanded their effects library by adding 5 new dirt pedals in Feature Update v2.3. This versatile selection includes 2 new distortions (MX DIST, D1 DIST), 2 new overdrives (K DRIVE, ANXIETY OD V2) and a new fuzz effect (ROUND FUZZ), all inspired from the Fulltone OCD, Boss DS-1, Klon Centaur and MXR Distortion. These new additions provide guitarists with even more tools for shaping and enhancing their tone, enabling them to add tasteful breakup and crunch to the onboard amp models, searing heavy psychedelic riffs & leads, and so much more.
Looper and Performance Updates
In Feature Update v2.3, HeadRush also enhanced their onboard Looper's Feedback control to allow for advanced Frippertronics-style looping, where new layers gradually replace old layers while recording or overdubbing the loop. Additionally, HeadRush has also improved the built-in USB audio interface performance with Windows computers.
What's New in 2.3?
- Added 2 new amp models to the AMP category:
- '05 TANGERINE 30 CH1
- '05 TANGERINE 30 CH2
- Added 5 new FX to the DISTORTION category:
- MX DIST
- D1 DIST
- K DRIVE
- ROUND FUZZ
- ANXIETY OD V2
- Added 3 new FX to the MODULATION category:
- ACOUST SIM
- OCTAVES UP
- Added AMBI VERB to the Delay/Reverb FX category
- Revised the Looper's FEEDBACK control to better support Frippertronics-style looping.
- Multiple DSP optimization and UI improvements.
About Pedalboard and Gigboard
Guitar FX and Amp Modeling Processors Powered by the Exclusive Eleven® HD ExpandedTM DSP Software.
Featuring a finely-tuned quad-core processor and powered by exclusive Eleven HD Expanded DSP software, the HeadRush Pedalboard and Gigboard deliver the most versatile, realistic sounding and responsive amplifier, cabinet, microphone and FX models ever found in a road ready floorboard guitar FX processor. The 7-inch touch display enables you to touch, swipe and drag-and-drop to instantly create and edit your rigs in an unprecedentedly realistic and intuitive way.
Whether you're looking to dip your toes into the world of digital guitar modeling or a seasoned veteran looking to sculpt your signature tone, Pedalboard and Gigboard's expansive tone sculpting capability, smart guitar-centric user interface, and rock-solid build guarantees to deliver the goods - your perfect tone is just a touch away!
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The pedalboard features a quad-core processor and is powered by Eleven HD Expanded DSP software.
Cumberland, RI (March 10, 2017) -- HeadRush, an innovative new manufacturer of next generation guitar products, today announced their first product, the HeadRush Pedalboard. Featuring a finely tuned quad-core processor and powered by its exclusive Eleven HD Expanded DSP software, the HeadRush Pedalboard delivers the most versatile, realistic-sounding and responsive amplifier, cabinet, microphone and FX models ever found in a floorboard guitar FX processor.
Created by the original team that brought you Eleven, the HeadRush Pedalboard delivers a new generous and diverse offering of classic vintage and modern amp and FX models, including exclusive original boutique effects that can’t be found anywhere else, as well as the ability to load your own custom impulse response (IR) files. Whether guitarists are looking for a classic warm vintage amp with natural tube drive, wide ambient stereo delay textures with infinite feedback, or the heaviest of heavy djent tone, the HeadRush Pedalboard covers it all and everything between!
The HeadRush Pedalboard also delivers long-awaited exclusive features that can’t be found on any other processor in its class, including gapless preset switching, a looper with over 20 minutes of record time, the ability to peel off loop layers in the reverse order they were added, and much more.
The HeadRush Pedalboard is housed in a rugged, road-ready steel chassis and it features twelve footswitches with their own OLED displays that are easily viewable from all angles. The heart of the HeadRush Pedalboard is the 7-inch touch display and its guitarist-oriented user interface, enabling guitarists to touch, swipe, and drag-and-drop to instantly create and edit their rigs in an unprecedented realistic and intuitive way. The large display also gives ultra-clear feedback when performing live; especially when making slight changes to your tone using the ‘Hands-Free Mode.’
“The HeadRush Pedalboard is a dream come true for guitarists!” said product manager Walter Skorupski, “Using the touch screen is a truly organic experience that’s so familiar and natural to guitarists; making it easy to just jump right in and create amazing sounding rigs in seconds. This is a real game changer, and we can’t wait to hear the tones that guitarists are going to create!”
U.S. street price is $999.
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