The Most Powerful Guitar FX, Amp Modeler, and Vocal Processor – All in One
Featuring an advanced multi-core processor with a huge library of on-board guitar FX, amp, cab and microphone emulations, smart amp/pedal cloning and IR loading, best-in-class looper, and a full suite of vocal FX (including the industry-standard Antares Auto-Tune), the HeadRush Prime is the most powerful, versatile, and realistic-sounding floorboard FX processor ever. The high resolution and ultra-responsive 7-inch display enables you to touch, swipe, and drag-and-drop to instantly create and edit your rigs in an unprecedentedly easy-to-use way. Housed in a road-ready steel chassis, the Prime features 12 footswitches with individual RGB indicators and OLED scribble strip displays, built-in expression pedal with toe-switch, and is packed with all the input and output connections you need including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth audio connectivity. The HeadRush Prime is the ultimate tool ready for any home, rehearsal, stage, or studio session.
Your Perfect Guitar and Vocal Sound is Just a Touch Away
The heart of the HeadRush Prime is the 7-inch touch display (Exclusive Patent Pending Technology) and a musician-centric, intuitive user interface – literally touch, swipe, and drag-and-drop to instantly create and edit Guitar, Bass, and Vocal rigs with amazing speed and accuracy. The large display also gives clear feedback when performing live, especially when tweaking tones using the expression pedal in 'Hands-Free Mode'. Everything about the HeadRush Prime is designed to make it simple, fast, and intuitive to jump right in and create amazing sounding rigs in seconds.
All The Connections You Need
The HeadRush Prime assimilates seamlessly into your current rig with all the connections you need to handle any performance situation. The rear panel of Prime is packed with inputs and outputs, including a ¼-inch input for guitars, Combo XLR+¼-inch input with switchable 48V phantom power for microphones, (2) XLR outputs with switchable ground lift, (2) ¼-inch TRS outputs switchable between amp or line level, a ⅛-inch headphones output, and 5-Pin MIDI input and output connections. The Prime also features an onboard ¼-inch stereo FX loop to integrate pedals and outboard gear at any point in your signal chain and allows for advanced integration into your rig via the four-cable method. Additionally, there is a ¼-inch external amp output that can be used to change between clean and dirty channels or toggle other footswitch settings on a connected traditional guitar amplifier. In addition to the onboard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth audio connectivity, the Prime also features a USB-A input for importing/exporting files directly from/to a USB drive, as well as connecting external USB-MIDI controllers. The HeadRush Prime unites your existing equipment while opening a world of new sonic possibilities.
Durable road-ready steel chassis
Housed in a durable road-ready steel chassis, the HeadRush Prime includes many thoughtful features for use on stage, including incredibly bright color-assignable LEDs and customizable OLED scribble strips that show each of the 12 footswitches' current assignment and status for each rig. You can even drag-and-drop to create set lists (custom orders of rigs) for your gigs. The HeadRush Prime is a truly convenient and compact way to bring all the best classic vintage and modern gear you will ever need on stages near or far without breaking the bank (or your back).
Full Suite of Vocal FX including Authentic Antares Auto-Tune
HeadRush Prime features a full suite of great sounding and easy-to-use vocal FX including Antares Auto-Tune®. Auto-Tune® is the industry standard in vocal pitch correction due to its ability to correct notes in a natural way. It can also be used as a unique effect, as heard on countless classic and modern hit songs. Used in conjunction with Prime other high-quality vocal FX such as Vocal Harmony, Doubler, Distortion, Delay, and Reverb, it’s never been easier to reproduce a polished studio-quality vocal sound in a live environment.
- 7-inch high-resolution touchscreen with intuitive interface
- Realistic and responsive amp, cabinet, and microphone modeling
- Expansive library of guitar and vocal FX, including Antares Auto-Tune
- Amp Cloner captures the sound of your favorite amp, preamp, distortion pedal, overdrive pedal, or fuzz pedal
- Direct Wi-Fi connection to the HeadRush Cloud for clone sharing, preset sharing, and firmware updates
- Wi-Fi streaming music practice tool makes learning songs easier than ever before
- Bluetooth audio connectivity for playing along with mobile devices
- Powerful custom-designed multicore DSP system with gapless preset switching
- Road-ready steel chassis with durable built-in expression pedal and universal power supply
- 12 footswitches with customizable color LEDs and OLED scribble strip display screens
- Import virtually unlimited guitar and bass cabinet IR files
- Stereo FX loop for integrating external FX pedals and 4 cable method connectivity
- Best-in-class looper with save/load functionality and MIDI Sync
- Record and re-amp via the built-in USB Audio interface (up to 24-bit/96KHz)
Complete Library of Guitar/Vocal FX, Amp Clones, IR’s and More!
The HeadRush Prime includes an ever-expanding library of on-board guitar FX, amp, cab and microphone emulations, amp clones, impulse responses, as well as a full suite of vocal FX (including the industry-standard Antares Auto-Tune®)! These are premium emulations of the most cherished guitar and studio gear with unprecedented accuracy and jaw dropping natural dynamic response. This library is expanded on a regular basis via firmware updates (available via onboard Wi-Fi connection, or USB connection to Mac/ PC) that add new features based on user requests and feedback.
Wi-Fi Enabled for HeadRush Cloud Preset Sharing
The HeadRush Prime features an onboard Wi-Fi connection that can connect directly to the all-new HeadRush Cloud via a local Wi-Fi network. The HeadRush Cloud is a free service for all HeadRush users where they can browse, demo, and download exclusive rigs and clones created by the entire HeadRush community, including featured artists. Users can quickly search and filter by the most downloaded and liked rigs, and they can also search by other parameters like genre. The HeadRush Cloud is the ultimate resource for finding out how to quickly craft a tone like your guitar hero or for when you’re just looking for inspiration for creating a new sound.
Learn More Songs and Solos Faster with the Built-In Practice Tool
The HeadRush Prime is the world’s first FX processor with the ability to load songs directly from Dropbox over Wi-Fi for practice or to learn songs faster. Once a song is loaded, you can loop and slow down tricky sections, as well as change the pitch up or down in semitones to quickly learn songs in new keys. The Prime can also connect and play audio from any Bluetooth-enabled mobile device, which opens you up to using many more streaming and digital lesson services. Whether you’re working on transcribing your favorite face-melting guitar solos, expanding your knowledge on chord voicings, or just trying to learn a cover song for your next gig, the HeadRush Prime has everything you need onboard to get the job done quickly.
Convenient Pedal Modes and Hands-Free Editing
Navigating between different pedal modes has never been easier! Switch between Stomp Mode, Rig Mode, Hybrid Mode, Setlist Mode, or Song Mode on the fly. Just hold down the top-right footswitch to quickly jump between modes. Using the hands-free edit mode, you can adjust any parameter without having to bend over. Hold the footswitch assigned to the model that you want to adjust, select the parameter, and use the on-board expression pedal to fine-tune your settings!
Best-In-Class Looper with Saving and MIDI Sync Functions
The HeadRush Prime features a best-in-class onboard looper that you can use to layer parts during performances or use as a songwriting tool when inspiration strikes. Each loop has a maximum length of 5 minutes and can hold up to a whopping 20 minutes of layered audio at a time! When you’re finished, you can save your loops as .WAV files and export them to your Mac/PC vis USB Transfer Mode for sharing with the world. You can also import .WAV files to use the looper as a backing track player, and you can easily sync the looper to external MIDI devices like drum machines.
Gapless Preset Switching with Reverb/Delay Tail Spillover
The HeadRush Prime’s multi-core processor delivers advanced gapless preset switching utilizing reverb/delay tail spillover, which means that the tails for any reverb or delay effects in your rig can be configured to continue to ring out when changing presets or turning the reverb and delay effects off within the rig itself. When the preset is changed there is no break in the reverb and/or delay signal, making your on-the-fly changes sound fluid and seamless, just like a professional studio recording.
Built-in USB Audio Interface for Recording and Reamping
The HeadRush Prime’s USB connection opens up the world of recording or reamping directly to a computer. When the HeadRush Prime is connected to your computer, you can select and use the HeadRush Prime as a 24-bit 96 kHz audio interface! When choosing the reamp option you can add the tone coloration of an amp to a pre-recorded audio signal—in this case, sending audio from your DAW through the HeadRush Pedalboard and then recording it back into your DAW. Recording professionals around the world know that reamping saves valuable time in the studio, and the HeadRush Prime makes it easier than ever.
Unlimited Tonal Expansion with Third Party IR Support
Out of the box, the HeadRush Prime comes with over 300 perfectly captured impulse responses. These were meticulously created in a studio located in England with some of the most historic guitar cabs from Marshall, Fender, Vox, Orange and more! It’s also simple to load your own third-party IRs via drag-and-drop when connected by USB or directly from Dropbox via the Prime’s built-in WIFI. The HeadRush Prime has virtually unlimited storage for IRs with 1024 and 2048 sample lengths.
USB Type-A port
USB Type-B port
1/4" TS (guitar)
XLR / 1/4" (mic)
1/4" TRS (exp pedal)
1/4" TS (exp pedal toe switch)
1/8" Stereo (Aux device)
1/4" TRS (FX Send)
1/4" TRS (ext amp footswitch)
1/4" Stereo pair
XLR Stereo pair
1/8" Stereo Headphone
1/4" TRS (FX return)
|On-board Expression Pedal||Yes|
|Number of Pedal Switches||12|
|Product Weight||16.75 lbs|
HeadRush Limited Warranty for products purchased in the USA
All Products: inMusic Brands, Inc. ('inMusic') warrants to the original purchaser that HeadRush products and all other accessories are free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for the period commencing upon the date of purchase from an authorized HeadRush dealer and continuing for the following period of time after that date for one (1) year. inMusic warrants factory-refurbished merchandise to be free of material and operational defects for a period of ninety (90) days from the original date of retail sale. This refurbished merchandise warranty is not transferable.
This Limited Warranty is conditioned upon proper use of the product by the purchaser. This Limited Warranty does not cover: (a) damage caused by improper installation or improper connection to any peripheral; (b) damage caused by an external electrical fault; (c) damage from use of parts not manufactured or sold by HeadRush; (d) product purchased from anyone other than an HeadRush authorized dealer; (e) modifications to product not approved in writing by HeadRush; (f) equipment that has the serial number removed or made illegible; (g) normal cosmetic and mechanical wear; (h) damage or loss during transit to an Authorized HeadRush Repair Center; or (i) units that are purchased and/or located outside of the continental USA.
What are inMusic's obligations? During the applicable warranty period, HeadRush will repair or replace, at HeadRush's sole option, without charge to the purchaser, any defective component part of the product. To obtain service under this Limited Warranty, purchaser must first contact HeadRush and obtain a return merchant authorization ('RMA') number. Purchaser must then return the product to HeadRush in an adequate container for shipping, accompanied by purchaser's sales receipt or comparable proof of sale showing the date of purchase, the serial number of the product, and the seller's name and address. To obtain an RMA number and assistance on where to return the product, contact HeadRush customer service at (401) 659-8195. Upon receipt, HeadRush will repair or replace the defective products. HeadRush may, at HeadRush's sole option, use rebuilt, reconditioned, or new parts or components when repairing any product or replace a product with a rebuilt, reconditioned, new or comparable product. Repaired products will be warranted for a period equal to the remainder of the original Limited Warranty on the original product or for 90 days, whichever is longer. All replaced parts, components, boards, and equipment become the property of HeadRush. If HeadRush determines that any product is not covered by this Limited Warranty, purchaser must pay all parts, shipping, and labor charges for the repair or return of such product.
The warranties given in this limited warranty, together with any implied warranties covering HeadRush products, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to the duration of this limited warranty. Except to the extent prohibited by applicable law, inMusic or HeadRush shall not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential, indirect or similar damages, loss of profits, damages to purchaser's property, or injury to purchaser or others arising out of the use, misuse or inability to use any HeadRush product, breach of warranty, or negligence, including but not limited to inMusic's or HeadRush's own negligence, even if inMusic, HeadRush, or their agents have been advised of such damages, or for any claim brought against purchaser by any other party. This limited warranty is the complete warranty for HeadRush products, and is given in lieu of all other express warranties. This limited warranty shall not extend to anyone other than the original purchaser of this product and states purchaser's exclusive remedy. If any portion of this limited warranty is illegal or unenforceable by reason of any law, such partial illegality or unenforceabilty shall not affect the enforceability of the remainder of this limited warranty which purchaser acknowledges is and will always be construed to be limited by its terms or as limited as the law permits. This Limited Warranty allocates risk of product failure between purchaser and HeadRush, and HeadRush's product pricing reflects this allocation of risk and the limitations of liability contained in this Limited Warranty. The agents, employees, distributors, and dealers of HeadRush are not authorized to make modifications to this Limited Warranty, or make additional warranties binding on HeadRush or inMusic. Accordingly, additional statements such as dealer advertising or presentation, whether oral or written, do not constitute warranties by HeadRush or inMusic and should not be relied upon.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitations of incidental or consequential damages or how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to purchaser.
This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights, which vary from one jurisdiction to another.
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