Cab Pack 14: The 4x12 Collection v2.0 in Ultra-Res
Fractal Audio Systems - Cab Pack 14 - 4x12 - UltraRes IR Pack for the Axe-Fx II
 
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This is a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD product.

Once your order is processed (within 1 business day) you will receive a download link via email.

IMPORTANT: Cab Pack 14 requires an Axe-Fx II running firmware 13 or newer or AX8.
It is not compatible with Axe-Fx Ultra or Standard.
There are NO RETURNS/REFUNDS on digital downloads.

Add new sounds to your Axe-Fx II or AX8 with UltraRes User Cabs.

Cab Pack 14: 4x12 UltraRes™ Collection (Version 2.0) contains 224 all-new User Cab IRs by Fractal Audio Systems and Thomas Eaton of Universal Noise Storage Studio. It includes seven speaker cabs captured with multiple individual microphones placed on carefully selected sweet spots. These IRs were created using the “MIC + DI” method to completely factor out the influence of the power amp used during capture. (Even a “flat” solid-state amp can cause several dB of deviation due to the extremely reactive load a guitar cab presents. The Mic+DI method compensates for this to produce more accurate results.)

BONUS - As a free add-in, Cab Pack 14 contains the entire contents of discontinued Cab Pack 5Ultra-Res 4x12 Collection, with 130 IRs including ten 4x12s —including one shot by Fractal Artist Chris Broderick—plus some cool extras. These older IRs were captured without DI compensation, so they are less accurate, but can still produce enjoyable results. See the “READ ME – Cab Pack 5” file for details.

Cabs may be easily uploaded to your Axe-Fx II or AX8 using Fractal-Bot or Axe-Edit. This pack also includes the high resolution .IR files required to create your own original multi-mic UltraRes mixes in Cab-Lab. Please remember: It is illegal to share Cab Mixes containing these or any commercial IRs.

UltraRes™ enhances the spectral resolution of an IR without extreme CPU burden or intolerable latency. It requires an Axe-Fx II or II XL(+) running firmware 13 or newer or AX8. Our Mic+DI technique factors out the effect of the power amp used during capture for an IR which more accurately represents the sonic characteristics of the speaker itself.

Here's what's included in Cab Pack 14:

SPEAKER CABINETS

  • 4x12 TV, Based on a Marshall™ 1960TV
  • 4x12 Recto, Based on a vintage Mesa™ Rectifier
  • 4x12 Recto New, Based on a Mesa™ Standard Rectifier
  • 4x12 Lerxst, Based on a Mojotone™ Lerxst Alex Lifeson signature (Greebacks)
  • 4x12 Cali (aka “Cliff’s Boogie”), based on an 80’s Mesa Boogie™ with “Black Shadow Lead 80s”
  • 4x12 Citrus, Based on an Orange™ PPC412
  • 4x12 5153, Based on 5150III® 4x12 Straight Cabinet
  • Bonus: ALL 130 IRs from the discontinued Cab Pack 5 are also included!

MICROPHONES

Multiple individual microphones were used on each speaker cab. Not every mic was used on every cab.

  • Shure™ SM57
  • Royer™ R121
  • Beyerdynamic™ M160s
  • Audio-Technica™ AT4047
  • SE Electronics RNR1
  • Shure KSM313

Manufacturer and product names mentioned above are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Fractal Audio Systems. The names are used only to indicate sonic and performance characteristics.