Kemper

Kemper has introduced Seamless ToneTravelling with the new Profiler OS 4.0. The Kemper Profiler Morphing makes it possible for guitar players to seamlessly morph between the even most extreme tonal settings. The setup of more than a dozen parameter morphs only takes a few seconds and doesn't require handling complicated lists or MIDI controllers. It is not even necessary to watch the display at all.

Either engaged automatically by just hitting a switch on the Profiler Remote or dynamically by using an expression pedal, all continuous parameters can be changed smoothly to take the tone from ultra dry clean rhythm to utmost distorted, FX soaked lead tones.

In the studio or live on stage morphing is designed to make the typical "pedal board tap dance" a thing of the past. It doesn't matter if morphing is "just" utilized to add a "more" mode to a current rig or for drastic changes that take the tone from 50's classic tweed crunch to 2016 ultra boutique metal squeal - All this of course with control over the full arsenal of the Kemper Profiler's FX.

Morphing allows for addressing all the continuous parameters in the currently selected Rig like Gain, EQ, FX Levels, Amp parameters, Tone, Mix, Feedback, etc. The fact that the unique Preamp Definition Parameter of the current Rig is also supported by morphing means that the basic tonal character of the amp sound can be taken from vintage dark with raunchy distortion to ultra pre shaped boutique metal chunk.

The Profiler OS 4.0 unlocks now the second level for each Rig with the Kemper Remote. Once the parameters are set for the second level, the upper LED for each slot lights up. Now either by switching or holding the current Rig switch (momentary or latch mode supported) the sound is morphed from the basic setting to the upper level setting. Releasing the switch after holding it initially or hitting the switch again takes the sound back to its original state. The ramp up and fallback time from basic to max can be freely adjusted in the Rig menu individually for each Rig or synched to the current tempo in musical time signatures like 2 bars for ramp up and 1 bar for fallback for example.

The Kemper Profiler OS 4.0 will be available as a free download some time in February 2016.

Hear the morphing in action

Morphing engaged with an expression pedal

Morphing engaged with the Profiler Remote

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