PRS amp modeling?

Discussion in 'Amplifiers' started by Kdogg788, Dec 4, 2019 at 5:29 PM.

  1. Kdogg788

    Kdogg788 New Member

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    A couple months back I was at a PRS event and I meant to ask about this topic but it totally slipped my mind. So, I'm not a fan of having a lot of amps or devoting space to them. I have a couple small Marshall practice amps and a Fender Ultimate Chorus. Many times, I'm either recording direct into a Focusrite interface, or using the headphone out on the amp because the wife does not like the sound of a loud guitar amp.

    What are the chances of PRS someday coming out with an amp modeller in the vein of a Strymon Iridium or like pedal that models their amps and serves as a direct conduit to an interface or PA, and perhaps even as a device you can plug headphones in and monitor directly? As a secondary concern, I know the PRS amps can be a little pricey, and if I had my preference, I'd much rather invest my money into more guitars than more amps. Are there others out there who have thought the same thing?

    -k
     
  2. pac90

    pac90 In Helix Land, the waters warm

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    Cant see that

    But there is a product out, theres a great archon model in the line 6 hx stomp, and its an audio interface too. You can trial the sounds with a free trial of helix native, which is the software plugin to daw
     
  3. Warmart

    Warmart PRS noob

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    And Kemper has amp models for everything, if you wanted to go that route.
     
  4. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules New and improved member

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    Studio Devil also has a PRS Archon model in the AmpliFire series.

    I'd be shocked if PRS ever did a modeler themselves, but that's a very uneducated opinion.
     
  5. Kdogg788

    Kdogg788 New Member

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    I would still love to see a PRS modelling pedal like the Iridium. I bet you at some point no one could have predicted them getting into the amp or cable business, building acoustic guitars, or having factories overseas. Eventually maybe I will get an Iridium-esque product, but a PRS one would be preferred.

    -k
     
  6. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    You're probably not familiar with the Harmonic Generator series. It seems Paul has always been interested in trying his hand at amps.
     
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  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I have a head sitting in my storage unit!
     
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  8. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    What did it do to you to deserve that?
     
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  9. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Not exactly Harmonious is it?:D
     
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  10. alantig

    alantig SSBMA

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    Buffalo Bill?
     
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    DreamTheaterRules New and improved member

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    Where's the body?
     
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    littlebadboy New Member

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    For Headrush:



    I love my Headrush Gigboard!
     
  13. Deli6505

    Deli6505 Rockin' the D!

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    I have some killer Archon 100 and MT15 profiles in my Kemper and they sound pretty dang good. Obviously I wish I could own an Archon and I do use my MT15 for smaller club gigs but for larger venues or out of town/state shows, I rely on my Kemper and the Archon/MT15 profiles are the basis for my sound.
     
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  14. Warmart

    Warmart PRS noob

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    My MT15 profiles were free via rig exchange, and aren't the greatest. Which ones are you using?
     
  15. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    PRS has collaborated with Waves on two separate amp modeling plugin sets. The original Waves GTR plugin came with a PRS preamp to simulate a real amp’s impedance, and featured a Waves interpretation of a PRS amp as one of the models.

    Last year, Waves collaborated with PRS again and modeled three PRS amps (one was a prototype).
     
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  16. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I lent it to Sergio to check out. He gave it back to me one afternoon at Rider’s. I put it in the back of my pickup because the guitars were in the backseat. In my rush to get home, and take care of the pooches, I spaced off that it was in the bed of my truck. It spent the night there, in a pounding rain storm :oops:
     
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  17. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Nah, Jimmy Hoffa

    With the fishes
     
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  19. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Ouch!
     
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  20. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Yeah.....on the bright side, I am thinking about turning it into a nice planter for the wife's flowers.
     
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