AES: Guitar Rig 2 Launched

Native Instruments Updates Guitar Processing Software      08/10/05
AES: Guitar Rig 2 Launched

NATIVE INSTRUMENTS have announced GUITAR RIG 2, the next generation of its digital guitar studio that has so far won 16 international press awards. The new version greatly expands the sonic arsenal with additional emulated classic amps and cabinets, a full setup of bass gear, an extended selection of distortion pedals and effects units, a wealth of intriguing modulation features, a powerful live looping module, and more. GUITAR RIG 2 also comes with the all-new Rig Kontrol 2, a rugged foot pedal unit that offers a multitude of practical control and connectivity features and unlike the previous version now includes a high-quality USB 2.0 audio interface for direct connection to the computer.

Screenshot Of Guitar Rig 2
NI claims that GUITAR RIG is a true all-in-one solution for both studio and stage and they are probably right. Here's what they say in their press release about the new features... Four new amplifier models, including a full bass setup
More classic distortion and effect modules
Powerful modulation features
New multi-functional Rig Kontrol 2 foot pedal

The Rig Kontrol 2 integrates two instrument inputs, a balanced stereo output and an adjustable headphone preamp. It also offers a MIDI I/O and two pedal jacks to easily integrate additional MIDI controllers and external foot pedals into the setup. As a foot controller, the Rig Kontrol 2 offers six precise foot switches and a high-resolution parameter pedal with a further associated button, all of which can be made to control any parameter in GUITAR RIG 2 with just the click of a mouse button. GUITAR RIG 2 will be available in November 2005 for for a suggested retail price of $ 579/ 499 Euro from authorized dealers and in the NI Online Shop. Detailed information about existing upgrade and update offers for owners of GUITAR RIG 1 are available on the NI website. More info:

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