Friedman IR-X Dual Tube Preamp Pedal

Friedman IR-X Dual Tube Preamp Pedal



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Friedman IR-X Dual Tube Preamp Pedal

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The Friedman IR-X dual-channel tube preamp brings the essence of Friedman's acclaimed amps into a pedalboard-friendly unit.

Featuring two high-voltage 12AX7 preamp tubes, each channel mirrors the harmonic richness and responsiveness found in Dave Friedman's finest amp designs.

With DSP IR cabinet/power amp simulation, it delivers studio-grade mic'd tones directly to your Front-of-House or recording setup.

Friedman IR-X Dual-channel Tube Preamp Key Features

  • All-Tube Friedman Glory: This isn't just simulating a Friedman tube preamp; it's the real deal. Powered by two 12AX7 preamp tubes, operating at high voltage, the IR-X embodies the authenticity of a genuine Friedman preamp. Expect all the tonal nuances, touch sensitivity, gain dynamics, and rich harmonics characteristic of Friedman's iconic designs.
  • Dual Channels, Boundless Tone: Unlock versatile sonic landscapes with two independent foot-switchable channels. Channel one spans from bluesy cleans to a beefy Plexi-style growl, while channel two unleashes the trademark Friedman high-gain voice, featuring punchy clarity and sustained notes.
  • Independent Boosts for Sonic Flexibility: Each channel houses its distinct and highly adjustable boost circuits, effectively expanding your tonal palette to four channels, all controllable with a simple tap.
  • Impulse Response Cabinet Simulation: Access a curated selection of Dave Friedman's preferred IRs. Select IRs per channel via mini-toggle switches or swiftly load your own through IR-X's editing software. You can even disengage the built-in IRs to use IR-X's tube preamp with an external IR loader.
  • IR-X Software Editor: Take command of IR-X's immense tonal arsenal with the included software editor. Tailor power amp simulations, load IRs, activate Boost Lock, toggle loop functions, and save it all to 128 MIDI presets for instant recall.
  • Friedman IR-X Specs: From its dual channels with boost options to MIDI programmable features, software-editable power amp simulation, and a robust EQ, the Friedman IR-X packs versatility and control into a compact, pedal-style enclosure. With a balanced TRS output, headphone output, USB connectivity, and a transparent FX loop, it's a powerhouse for stage and studio alike.
  • Physical Dimensions: Compact yet robust at 5.5” (D) x 6.5” (W) x 2.3 (H), weighing 1.5 lbs., making it easily transportable while delivering professional-grade tone and functionality.
  • Warranty: Backed by a limited 3-year warranty, the Friedman IR-X ensures enduring performance and reliability for your musical journey.

Friedman IR-X Dual-channel Tube Preamp Specs

  • All-tube HIGH-VOLTAGE preamp - DI
  • 2 x 12AX7 preamp tubes
  • Two independent channels + boost
  • Channel 1 (Top channel) clean to gritty
  • Channel 2 (Bottom channel) high gain drive
  • MIDI programmable features: Channel select / boost; IR Select; Thump and Presence – three-way switch per Channel; Effects Loop On/Off; Boost Lock
  • Power amp simulation with software editable Presence and Thump (per channel)
  • Low latency Impulse Response cabinet simulation (bypassable)
  • Three position CAB/IR select switch per channel (programmable via software)
  • 12 free Friedman IRs or load your own
  • Boost Volume and Gain controls (per channel)
  • Volume and Gain controls (per channel)
  • Full EQ consisting of Bass, Middle, Treble (per channel)
  • 3-way Bright switch (Channel 1)
  • 2-way Tight switch (Channel 2)
  • Three multi-function foot switches
  • Ultra-transparent series FX loop (bypassable)
  • TRS balanced output
  • Headphone output
  • MIDI 5 pin standard connector and USB MIDI
  • USB software editor - powered by SYNERGY
  • Limited 3-year Warranty
  • Dimensions (Including Knobs): 5.5” (D) x 6.5” (W) x 2.3 (H)
  • Weight: 1.5 lbs.
More Information
Manufacturer Friedman
SKU 334558
Shipping Weight (kg) 2.000000
Warranty 2 Years


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