FX - Hiwattage

 

 

This FX unit is modeled after a custom 100-watt 1974 Hiwatt™ amplifier is an all-time classic British tone-monster! Comes with selectable, high-end mic and preamp combinations. The controls for the head and the cabinet can be used separately or in combination with other amps. Mix and match heads and cabinets! Excellent for creating heavy rock tones.

 

• PAGE ONE CONTROLS

BASS

Bipolar control which cuts or boosts low frequencies. 

MID

Bipolar control which cuts or boosts mid-range frequencies.

TREBLE

Bipolar control which cuts or boosts high frequencies.

PRESENCE

Sometimes referred to as Brilliance or Edge, Presence boosts very high frequencies and slightly rolls off the low end.

DRIVE

Sometimes referred to as overdrive, Drive represents the amount the amplifier is overloaded, causing distortion. The higher this control is set, the more distorted the signal will be.

VOLUME

The Volume knob controls how much signal is sent though the "tubes" in the first gain stage. Higher settings can introduce a pleasing distortion.

MASTER

Master volume.

 

• PAGE TWO CONTROLS

GAIN

The Gain switch introduces a gain boost into the guitar amp, like a “High Gain” switch. 

BRIGHT

When enabled, this switch boosts high frequencies and attenuates low ones.

AMPLIFIER

Enables or disables the amplifier model. If the switch is off, then none of the amplifier controls will be active. The only active control will be the Speaker Mic and you can use the cabinet with other amp heads.

CABINET MIC

Drop-down menu for selecting an impulse response of the speaker cabinet using a variety of preamps and mics.