On the heels of the launch of Appleâ€™s iPad2 and GarageBand, HARMANâ€™s DigiTech, a leading manufacturer of guitar signal processors, is now offering compatibility of its world-leading RP multi-effects pedals with the iPad. Guitar players around the world now have the ability to stream, record, and play back high definition audio tracks from their own instruments through DigiTech RP multi-effect pedals to an iPad. The HD audio streaming capability of RP multi-effect pedals allows players to take further advantage of the ever increasing number of applications for musicians available from the Apple App Store.
â€œAs an early adopter of the Apple iPad, I immediately recognized the power and relevance of the platform for the working musician, and was determined to integrate it with our products,â€? stated Rob Urry, Vice President and General Manager of Harman Professional Signal Processing Group. â€œDigiTechâ€™s mission for the last 26 years has been
to provide leading edge guitar and vocal technologies to everyday working musicians.â€? We are excited to be the leaders in providing high definition audio streaming and playback capability with the iPad.â€?
â€œDigiTech has many years of experience supporting Apple and Mac OS users,â€? said Jim Pennock, DigiTech Segment Director and 25-year veteran of signal processing product development. â€œWeâ€™re thrilled to have a broad range of multi-effects pedals from the RP155 to the technology leading RP1000 that all work with the iPad.â€?
There are six different models of DigiTech multi-effect pedals with direct streaming, recording, and playback capability with the Apple iPad. They include the RP155, RP255, RP355, BP355, RP500, and RP1000. Each model offers guitar and bass players a different range of capabilities and features starting at a price as low as $99.95.
DigiTech develops and manufactures the worldâ€™s best selling multi-effect processors for guitar players. As the inventors of high-definition effect modeling and multi-effect processing, DigiTech offers a wide range of effect, amplifier, and cabinet models players can choose from to create their own guitar. With up to 200 factory and user-programmable presets and extensive footswitch control, DigiTech multi-effect processors provide guitar players an arsenal of tones and effects for use on stage or in the studio.
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HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets â€“ supported by 15 leading brands including AKGÂ®, Harman KardonÂ®, InfinityÂ®, JBLÂ®, LexiconÂ® and Mark LevinsonÂ®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 11,800 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.5 billion for the twelve months ended December 31, 2010. The Companyâ€™s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.