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iRig: Guitar Amp & Effects System for iPod Touch

Thursday, May 6, 2010  |  2 comments


IK Multimedia has unveiled its new AmpliTube iRig hardware and software solution for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. The first part of iRig is a small hardware adapter that lets you plug your electric guitars, bass guitars, or other instruments using a 1/4-inch output into your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. It also has a one-eight-inch jack for plugging in headphones or running out to an amp or powered speakers.


This hardware combines with a AmpliTube App installed on the device offering software-based amps, stompbox effects, cabinets, and microphones.  This application comes in 3 offerings. The free version will include 2 stompboxes, 1 amp+cabinet, 2 microphones. The LE version will include 4 stompboxes, 1 amp+cabinet, 2 microphones for $2.99

More gear can be added to FREE and LE through an in-app purchase of a-la-carte models with stompboxes costing $2.99 / �2.39 each and amplifiers+cabinets for $4.99 each. AmpliTube FULL will include the entire collection of available gear with 10 stompboxes, 5 amps+cabinets and 2 microphones for $19.99.

IK Multimedia�s AmpliTube iRig for the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad will sell for $40 and can be pre-ordered now. The Apps will also be available soon on the App store.

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  • At October 14, 2011 at 9:03 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    I think the iRig ruined my iPod touch. I plugged in the iRig while the iPod was charging, and now the stupid thing won't charge. It dings, shows the symbol for a split second, but still doesn't charge. Amplitube, YOU KILLED MY IPOD.  

  • At September 28, 2014 at 12:45 AM, Anonymous Guitar Amplifiers said…

    IPod Touch does get a great effect by guitar and you know that because many wonderful sound can be make by guitar amplifier,i got a new guitar amplifier because my guitar band team has a important show next week,the amp does do me a favor!

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