Zoom A2.1U Guitar Effects Pedal with USB

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Zoom A2.1U Guitar Effects Pedal with USB

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A2.1u - Acoustic Effects Pedal with USB and Expression Pedal

Includes Cubase LE software!

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The A2 series incorporates 24-bit / 96 kHz sampling and sophisticated sound modeling technology to process the line signal from the pickup, adding a lush body tone and the spatial ambience that is created by mic recording. Even when playing through an amplifier or PA speaker, the resonance of the guitar body is restored, allowing the natural acoustic sound to shine through.

The new ZOOM ZFX-3 32-bit DSP chip

The heart of any multi-effect device is its processor and decoder section. ZOOM has attained a new level with the ZFX-3 chip. 32-bit architecture ensures outstanding performance and allows smooth and detailed signal processing. Fine nuances of fingering and touch come through without any deterioration, thanks to this incredibly powerful DSP.

Feedback control feature

When playing an acoustic guitar on stage, acoustic feedback (howling) is often a problem--but now there is a remedy. The feedback control feature allows automatic or manual detection of the constantly changing feedback point, and an effective notch filter is then brought into action to provide the required attenuation. Auto detection can be triggered with the foot switch to allow swift reaction during a performance.

47 high-quality effects implemented with 32-bit processing

Eight modules dedicated to aspects such as dynamics, filtering, modulation, and ambience offer a total of 47 effects. A limiter/compressor lets you control peaks and ensure that levels are matched. The air effect simulates the ambience in a room, the detune effect adds pitch-shifted harmony components for that fleeting 12-string guitar sound. Or emphasize a specific frequency range with the resonator. All of these effects are optimized for acoustic guitar and can be put to use right away. Other features include multi-tap delay and long delay with settings up to 5000ms, reverse delay, flanger, phaser, and various other studio-class effects.

12 acoustic guitar/preamp sound character simulations

A simulation module lets you choose among a number of very famous and popular acoustic guitar tones. The different sonic characteristics that depend on body size and shape as well as on the materials used are faithfully reproduced. What's more, a mic module simulates the sound of guitar as recorded through a microphone, with selectable positioning and mic type (dynamic / condenser).

Integrated drum machine with PCM sound sources

Realistic drum sounds derived from PCM sources are arranged in a variety of rhythm patterns for different musical genres. The 40 rhythm variations include the steady 8-beat of Rock and Pop, funky 16-beat, a "Jazzy" 4-beat, and many more choices.

USB port enables computer recording

The USB port allows the unit to function as an audio interface for a computer. Simply connect a USB cable to utilize the high-quality sound of the A2.1u in a computer-based recording system. The superb "Cubase LE" DAW software comes bundled with the unit, so you can start creating sophisticated music straight away. Because playback from the DAW application can be monitored at the A2.1u itself, there are no latency problems. Powering the unit from the computer via the USB bus is also supported.

Supported OS:Windows XP / Mac OS X 10.2 or later

Specifications:

40 preset effects for Acoustic Guitar, 40 programmable memory patches

7 effect modules with 45 effect types

Includes guitar and body-style modeling

32-bit processing, 96kHz sampling rate

24-Bit A/D, D/A converters

Ultra wide frequency response: 20Hz 40kHz

Built-in drum machine with 40 rhythm variations

Integrated chromatic tuner

Sturdy metal chassis

USB interface

Bulit-in Expression Pedal

Operates on 4 AA batteries, or the AD0006 AC power adapter

Steinberg Cubase LE software bundled

USB cable not included