IK Multimedia AmpliTube X-DRIVE Distortion Effects Pedal

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Bring your perfect studio guitar sound onstage with the new AmpliTube X-DRIVE distortion pedal. This boutique, audiophile-grade pedal features 16 different overdrive and distortion effects drawn from… Learn More


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Distortion, overdrive and fuzz effects in a convenient pedal.

Bring your perfect studio guitar sound onstage with the new AmpliTube X-DRIVE distortion pedal. This boutique, audiophile-grade pedal features 16 different overdrive and distortion effects drawn from IK’s most popular AmpliTube models, accompanied by an exclusive plug-in of the exact same effects. Use the plug-in version with AmpliTube 5 (SE version included) to record and tweak settings and save as presets on your X-DRIVE pedal for world-class tone anywhere.Show-stomping DSP insideAmpliTube X-DRIVE leverages IK’s latest technologies for hyper-realistic emulations of real-world gear. The state-of-the-art DSP onboard offers 16 high-end models, while a special X-MODE opens additional signal boosting features. Using 4x oversampling with 192kHz internal processing, X-DRIVE delivers amazing clarity to the stage with the realism and response that users love about AmpliTube 5.Hardware that stands outFor AmpliTube X-DRIVE, IK Multimedia went all out to guarantee your tone stays as pure and pristine as possible, no matter how simple or sophisticated your signal chain becomes.• Ultra-low noise, 24-bit/192kHz converters for class-leading sound quality• 5Hz–24kHz frequency response to capture the full scope of your guitar’s sound • 123 dB dynamic range provides whisper-quiet operation at any gain setting • A pure analog dry path and selectable true or soft bypass for maximum control Industry-leading integration AmpliTube X-DRIVE includes a matching X-DRIVE distortion plug-in for Mac/PC. Open the included AmpliTube 5 SE and you’ll find your virtual X-DRIVE pedal available as a stomp for use within the program. Adjust any of your pedal settings with the convenience of AmpliTube’s award-winning workflow and save them as presets. The X-GEAR Preset Manager lets you move presets between X-GEAR pedals and AmpliTube and easily reorganize them on the hardware pedal. You can store up to 300 presets per pedal.All-in-one recordingWith AmpliTube X-DRIVE there’s no need for any other gear when it comes to the studio. We’ve put a USB audio interface and some must-have recording features right onboard.• 5Hz to 24kHz frequency response to record the full range of your guitar or bass• Versatile routing options let you send the wet and/or dry signals to your DAW• Convenient headphone out for monitoring sound between the pedal and computer• Full MIDI implementation to map control of AmpliTube and/or any compatible DAWFrom soundcheck to final encoreWhen it’s time to play out, AmpliTube X-DRIVE holds everything you need to perform at your best. In fact, you can even leave you amp and cab at home, if you want to.• Guitar-friendly interface and intuitive knobs to tweak your sound on the fly • High-contrast LED display keeps you informed on everything, indoors and out • Expression pedal input adds additional control over any parameter you choose• Full MIDI implementation is built-in for even the most complex setups • 3 cabinet impulse responses let you connect directly to a powered cab or PAWith great tone comes great portabilityAmpliTube X-DRIVE will empower you no matter where you are. Experience the freedom of moving between the studio and stage seamlessly, confident that you and the audience hear your sound exactly as you created it to be. Drive your sound with AmpliTube. Order today.


  • 16 industry-leading models of classic distortion, overdrive and fuzz, plus cab emulation
  • 100 factory presets, plus 200 user presets
  • Includes exclusive X-DRIVE plug-in for use in AmpliTube 5 (SE included)
  • USB port for preset management and use as a recording interface
  • Full MIDI implementation including control over AmpliTube 5