[NAMM] Orange Amps OPC
The OPC has undergone significant specification improvements and at NAMM the company will be debuting the final production spec product.
The OPC is an all in one Guitar Amplifier and Recording Studio Workstation designed for musicians and songwriters, designed to offer one stop playing, recording, editing and computing capabilities with selected software pre-installed.
The OPC is described as a ‘Musicians Personal Computer’.
According to Orange, the OPC is:
- The first PC to feature an integrated audio interface enabling the user to plug in a guitar or microphone using a standard 1/4" jack plug
- The first computer of its kind to have built-in high powered speakers which deliver vintage guitar sounds.
The OPC comes with the following packages:
- IK Multimedia Amplitube 3 including Custom Shop Orange Amps – Amp and Effects Modelling Software
- Presonus Studio One Custom Orange Edition - DAW
- Acoustica Mixcraft 5 – DAW
- Lick Library Player – Guitar learning and jamming centre
- 4GB DDR3 1600Mhz
- OPC Instrument Interface 24bit, 96hz low latency
- 2 independent ¼” jack inputs for guitar, microphone or instrument, switchable and attenuated
- Optical & Coaxial S/PDIF outputs
- Slot-loading DVD-DL Drive
- Wireless-G (802.1 B/G) with top-loaded antenna
- Intel Core i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz)
- Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
- Stereo Amplifier with 2 x JBL 6.5”Dual Concentric drivers
Pricing & Availability
The OPC recommended retail price is $1499 (£1020 + vat) and it will go on sale first quarter 2011.
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