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September 27, 2018

HEADRUSH® ANNOUNCES PEDALBOARD FIRMWARE 2.0

Immensely successful HeadRush Pedalboard continues on its creatively-disruptive journey through the guitar universe by delivering incredible new models/effects and unmatched playing/editing options.


Cumberland RI, USA (September 27, 2018)—HeadRush, the recognized innovator of next-generation guitar products, today announced the imminent availability of their Pedalboard firmware 2.0, which delivers 7 stunning new classic amp models, 160 new HeadRush exclusive cabinet IRs, multiple new FX and greatly-enhanced operational versatility. The Pedalboard has already garnered universal acclaim as the most innovative, player-friendly floorboard guitar FX processor around. The new 2.0 updates are in direct response to requests from HeadRush’s enthusiastic user community and these latest additions will take the Pedalboard’s performance and flexibility to an even higher level.

“We’re all about listening to our customers and we’re very thankful for their support”, said Walter Skorupski, Product Manager for HeadRush. “As great as the Pedalboard is now, it’s only going to get better and better as we continue to respond and incorporate exactly what players want into our products.”

The Pedalboard Firmware 2.0 will be available for free download in early October 2018.

Here are the 2.0 details:

  • Added 7 new amp models to the Amp category:
    • 65 BLACK PRINCE
    • 65 BLACK PRINCE REV
    • 66 FLIP BASS
    • 82 LEAD 800 50W
    • 82 LEAD 800 TS MOD
    • 85 M-2 LEAD CAP MOD
    • 92 TREADPLATE RAW

  • Added 160 new HeadRush Exclusive Cab IRs (impulse responses) to the IR category, based on the following cabinets:
    • 60S 412
    • BIRCH 115
    • BIRCH 410
    • BLACK LINE 810
    • FAWN 212
    • TANGERINE 212OB
    • TANGERINE 412
    • TREAD 412

  • Added 4 new FX to the Modulation category:
    • SMART HARM
    • TRON FILTER
    • AUTO SWELL
    • RING MOD

  • Added 2 new FX to the Reverb/Delay category:
    • SHIMMER
    • AIR DELAY

  • Enhanced the Setlist feature by adding the following:
    • Added the ability to group preset rigs into Songs within a setlist
    • Added two options for viewing setlists on the 7” touch screen during a performance

  • Added the following options to the Global Settings page:
    • Added the option to reverse Hybrid View.
    • Added options to customize the overall color scheme used on the touch screen and LEDs

  • Added the ability to save in Hands-Free Mode by using a footswitch
  • Added the ability to toggle reverb and delay tails per effect within a rig
  • Added the ability to save expression pedal state (A/B) per rig
  • Added the ability to touch and drag to navigate parameters displayed on the 3 parameter knobs
  • Additional DSP optimization and UI improvements

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