The panelists' remarks included, "This is an amazing product for guitar students. It comes with Hal Leonard tracks, so students can jam with it. You plug it into your computer, but it also comes with a cool little monitor. The software lets you change out amps, pedals and effects. You can slow down or speed up the backing tracks. It's a total learning tool to jam with. You can drop out the guitar parts so you just hear your playing. It's a couple hundred dollars and is a really amazing product."
JamVOX, VOX Amplification's first-ever software product, allows users to import their MP3/iTunes library or their favorite CD tracks, and, by utilizing the proprietary GXT Guitar Xtracktion technology, guitarists can extract or "solo" guitar parts or reduce and essentially "mute" guitar parts from any prerecorded track. Using JamVOX's recording capabilities, guitarists can record their own guitar performances over their favorite tracks. JamVOX's GXT technology can also extract or reduce vocal tracks, making the software/hardware product an incredibly powerful practice, jamming and recording tool. Guitars and microphones can be directly plugged into the USB-powered hardware component for a complete practice solution.
JamVOX also offers 19 modeled amps, 12 cabs, 54 effects and a choice of pickup simulations, and is compatible with both Mac and PC/Windows computers and operating systems. The compact 9.45" W x 6.3" D x 4.82" H JamVOX head's front panel includes a 1/4" Guitar Input, XLR Microphone Input and Input Level Control, a Line Output Level Control, a 1/4" Headphone Output and a Monitor/Headphone Level Control. The back panel provides L/R Line Inputs (2 x 1/4"), L/R Line Outputs (2 x 1/4"), a Footswitch port (1/4"), an Expression Pedal port (1/4") and a USB port for connection of the JamVOX guitar/vocal interface to a computer.
Pricing and Availability:
The JamVOX will ship in September 2008 and will retail for $340 in the US and Â£155 in the UK.