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Strymon Iridium Amp Modeler & Impulse Response Cabinet

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Leave Your Amp At Home.
Nothing reveals the true nature of your guitar and your playing like a world-class tube amp driving a perfectly matched speaker cabinet in a great sounding room. Now there is a pedal that truly delivers that sound and feel, with simple controls for effortlessly dialing in the perfect amp tone when going direct. Discover inspiring tube amp responsiveness, unprecedented impulse response speaker cabinet realism, and controllable natural sounding room ambience.

Go Direct With Gorgeous Tone.
Iridium gives you three iconic amplifiers, with a total of nine impulse response speaker cabinets that complement the tonality of the amp. Skip the hassle of lugging around or miking amps. Place Iridium on your pedalboard and send gorgeous stereo amplifier tones, stunningly realistic cabs, and lush room ambience direct to a recording interface or PA system. With Iridium, it’s a snap to dial in a direct tone that will truly inspire and sound great whether you are monitoring through in-ears, floor wedges, reference monitors, or studio headphones.

Three Iconic Amplifiers
Our Matrix Modeling™ process captures all the subtleties and unique tonal qualities of each amplifier. We’ve taken three iconic tube amps with distinct characters and mathematically modeled every aspect of their circuitry with absolute precision to deliver the response, feel, and inspiring experience of playing through the original amps at their best. Taking the process a step further, we’ve hot-rodded each amp to provide an extended range of tonal options beyond what was available from the original designs.

Nine Stereo IR Cabinets
Iridium’s speaker cabinets offer a level of realism and responsiveness unprecedented in outboard effects. Iridium delivers full stereo 24bit 96kHz resolution for the entire 500 milliseconds of its speaker cabinet impulse responses. Until now, IRs of this resolution have only been available for use within studio recording software. Iridium’s breakthrough technology means you can use the very best impulse responses available, bringing maximum realism to your pedalboard.

Adjustable Room Ambience
Iridium’s hybrid room reverb combines a 256 millisecond stereo impulse response with Strymon’s reverb tank algorithm for extended decay. This combination places your amp and cab in a natural sounding room (small, medium, or large), creating a space for your amp to open up and breathe.

Sound Design

  • Three amplifier models crafted using Matrix Modeling™, capturing the subtleties and unique tonal qualities of each amp
  • Round Amp – based on* a Fender® Deluxe Reverb®
  • Chime Amp – based on* the Brilliant channel of a Vox® AC30
  • Punch Amp – based on* a Marshall® Plexi (Super Lead model number 1959)
  • Nine Impulse Response speaker cabinets, 24bit / 96kHz 500ms
  • Stereo (three per amp type), pre-loaded with a curated set of IRs:
  • Deluxe Reverb 1×12″ by OwnHammer
  • Blues Junior® 1×12″ by CabIR
  • Vibrolux® 2×10″ by CabIR
  • AC30 2×12″AlNiCo by OwnHammer
  • 1×12″ AlNiCo by Celestion®
  • Mesa® 4×12″ by Valhallir
  • GNR 4×12″ by OwnHammer
  • 2×12″ Vintage 30 by Celestion
  • Marshall® 8×12″AlNiCo by CabIR
  • Load your own impulse responses using Strymon Impulse Manager software
  • Hybrid IR/algorithmic Room control with selectable small, medium, and
  • large rooms
  • Simple, responsive amp-style controls for Drive, Level, Bass, Middle,
  • and Treble
  • Premium stereo high impedance discrete JFET analog front end with
  • up to 22dB of pure analog gain


Ins, Outs, and Switches

  • Stereo Input (requires TRS adapter cable)
  • Stereo Output
  • Operates at instrument and Line Level input sources
  • Discrete transistor headphone amplifier
  • Expression pedal input provides seamless morphing between knob positions (Expression mode), or smooth pre/post volume control with logarithmic taper (Volume mode)
  • USB jack for connecting to Strymon Impulse Manager software
  • to add and edit your own speaker cabinet IRs
  • Compatible with Strymon MultiSwitch Plus for remote selection of up to 4 presets
  • Full featured MIDI control accessible via EXP Jack for remote parameter control and access to 300 preset locations (requires Strymon MIDI EXP cable or MIDI to TRS interface)


Audio Quality

  • Ultra-low noise, high performance 24-bit 96kHz A/D and D/A
  • converters provide uncompromising audio quality
  • Super high performance SHARC and ARM co-processors
  • 32-bit floating point processing


More

  • Transparent Analog Buffered Bypass
  • Strong and lightweight anodized black aluminum chassis
  • 9V DC power supply included
  • Power requirements: maximum 9 volts DC center-negative, with a minimum of 500mA of current
  • Dimensions:
  • 4.5″ deep x 4″ wide x 1.75″ tall
  • 11.4 cm deep x 10.2 cm wide x 4.4 cm tall
  • Designed and built in the USA