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Bring your perfect studio guitar sound onstage with the new AmpliTube X-DRIVE distortion pedal. This boutique pedal features 16 all-new overdrive and distortion effects leveraging IK's latest AmpliTube technologies, accompanied by an exclusive virtual X-GEAR version of the exact same effects. Use the virtual version with AmpliTube 5 (SE version included) to record and tweak settings and save as presets on your X-DRIVE pedal for world-class tone anywhere.

Best-in-show DSP
AmpliTube X-DRIVE leverages IK's latest technologies for hyper-realistic emulations of real-world gear. The state-of-the-art DSP onboard offers 16 high-end algorithms, while a special X-MODE opens additional signal boosting features. Using 192kHz internal processing with 4x oversampling, X-DRIVE delivers amazing clarity to the stage with the realism and response that users love about AmpliTube 5.

With its open architecture for future updates, AmpliTube X-DRIVE will empower you no matter where you are and for years to come. Experience the freedom of moving between the studio and stage seamlessly, confident that you and the audience hear your sound exactly as you created it to be.

AmpliTube X-Drive Specs
• Breakthrough software and hardware integration for guitarists
• State-of-the-art DSP in a road-worthy anodized aluminum chassis
• 16 different algorithms, 50 factory presets (300 storable presets)
• Distortion, overdrive, fuzz, compressor and more + cab emulation
• Includes exclusive virtual X-DRIVE version for use in AmpliTube 5
• USB port for preset management and use as a recording interface
• Full MIDI implementation including control over AmpliTube 5
• Ultra-low noise, 24-bit/192kHz converters for class-leading sound quality
• 5 Hz24 kHz frequency response to capture the full scope of your guitar's sound
• 123 dB dynamic range provides whisper-quiet operation at any gain setting
• Selectable true or soft bypass for maximum control
• 5Hz to 24kHz frequency response to record the full range of your guitar or bass
• Versatile routing options let you send the wet and/or dry signals to your DAW
• Stereo out for monitoring sound between the X-DRIVE pedal and your computer
• Full MIDI implementation to map control of AmpliTube and/or any compatible DAW
• Fast, intuitive interface and control knobs to tweak your sound on the fly
• High-contrast LED display keeps you informed on everything, indoors and out
• Expression pedal input adds additional control over any parameter you choose
• 5 cabinet impulse responses and a CAB SIM out to connect directly to the PA

Dimensions: 17.5cm x 14.5cm x 5.8cm / 6.88" x 5.7" x 2.28"
Weight: 906g/31.96oz

- X-DRIVE pedal
- USB A-Type to USB B-Type connection cable (1.5m/4.32ft)
- Power Supply Unit
- Plug-in and Preset Librarian serial number

System Requirements

AmpliTube is a 64-bit application and requires a 64 bit CPU and Operating System.

Internet connection is required as all of the Custom Shop operations are web based.

Mac® (64-bits)
• Minimal: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo (Intel Core i5 suggested), 4 GB of RAM (8 GB suggested), macOS 10.10 or later. 3 GB of hard drive space.
• Requires an OpenGL 2 compatible graphics adapter.
• Supported Plug-in formats (64-bit): Audio Units, VST 2, VST 3, AAX.

Windows® (64-bits)
• Minimal: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 (Intel Core i5 suggested), 4 GB of RAM (8 GB suggested). Windows® 7 or later. 3 GB of hard drive space.
• Requires an ASIO compatible sound card.
• Requires an OpenGL 2 compatible graphics adapter.
• Supported Plug-in formats (64-bit): VST 2, VST 3, AAX.

IK Multimedia X-Drive

This item is available to order. Contact us for an estimated delivery time.
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