HoTone Ampero II Stage Stomp Amp Modeler Guitar Effects Processor
HoTone Ampero II Stage
Introducing the Ampero II Stage, the latest jewel in the Ampero series designed to redefine your live performances. Boasting a cutting-edge triple-core digital platform and premium ESS Sabre series independent AD/DA converters, the Ampero II Stage delivers unparalleled sonic excellence. Whether gracing a massive music festival stage or an intimate livehouse venue, the Ampero II Stage guarantees an unforgettable sonic journey.
Crafted specifically for stage performances, it empowers you with eight footswitches, intuitive operation logic, and a sleek UI design. With Bluetooth connectivity and atmospheric LED indicators, the Ampero II Stage stands as your ultimate stage companion.
Operating in PATCH and STOMP modes, the Ampero II Stage provides versatile options for seamless integration into your workflow. In STOMP mode, customise the seven footswitches to control individual or multiple modules, granting you total creative freedom. The new “”Scene”” feature allows smooth sound transitions, with each patch holding up to five scenes for effortless switching between effects and parameters during different song sections.
Offering a stereo input with versatile options, including a Combo input with 48V phantom power and up to 52dB of gain, the Ampero II Stage accommodates guitars, basses, synthesizers, and vocals. The 5-inch dynamic colour touchscreen, coupled with a fresh UI design, ensures a smartphone-like interaction for intuitive control and configuration.
Connectivity is a breeze with the built-in Bluetooth module, compatible with iOS/Android mobile apps for on-stage adjustments. Supporting Bluetooth MIDI, the Ampero II Stage eliminates cable clutter by pairing with controllers like Ampero Control. Dedicated software for various platforms and access to the Hotone community facilitate patch sharing and collaboration.
Beyond the stage, the Ampero II Stage transforms into your bedroom practice partner, offering stereo phrase looping, 60-second stereo recording, undo/redo, half-speed playback, reverse playback, and 100 drum rhythm styles to suit diverse music genres. The highly flexible dual effect chain design allows up to 12 effects modules simultaneously, supporting series and parallel configurations.
Equipped with up to 2048 sampling points and 20 Celestion® authorised classic speaker cabinet IRs, the Ampero II Stage ensures precise sound reproduction of captured IR sources and acoustic environments. Adopting the latest triple-core digital platform and ESS® Sabre® series converters, combined with CDCM HD and F.I.R.E. modelling technology, it delivers dynamic, expressive, musical, and authentic tones like never before. The Ampero II Stage is not just a piece of gear; it’s your gateway to sonic mastery.
Second Generation amp modeller & effects processor with stage-friendly features
Ampero II’s iconic tri-core DSP platform and ESS® Sabre® AD/DAs providing musical, lively Ampero sound
Evolved CDCM HD & F.I.R.E. modelling system ensures high end tonal expressiveness and realistic playing experience
24-bit signal processing, up to 127dB dynamic range (digital to analog; actual data may vary depending on usage scenarios)
A larger, sharper 5-inch dynamic touchscreen and newly designed system UI for smoother, more intuitive, and more convenient interaction
Highly customisable DUAL effect chain with multiple serial/parallel signal routing support
Add ANY effect module you like to the effect chain
Stereo I/O jacks and stereo FX Loop jacks for further routing/tonal possibilities
Input R with built-in mic preamp and phantom power for adapting both dynamic/condenser microphones
Up to 12 simultaneous effect modules
Upgraded effects library delivers 460+ effects, including Hotone’s next-gen higher-quality algorithms
CDCM HD & F.I.R.E. modelling effects including: 90+ amp models, 68 cab models, A more precise cabinet-mic algorithm based on realistic studio recording data, independent preamp models, independent power amp simulation, 100+ legendary pedal models
60+ Hotone original effects (incl. high quality drive/dynamic/filter/mod/delay/reverb models and more)
Dedicated IR loader module with 3rd party IR support, up to 50 custom IR slots
20 classic Celestion® speaker IRs included – Powered by Celestion® Digital
Supports up to 2048 IR sampling points for better tonal resolution
Bluetooth® 4.2 dual-mode module for audio playback and remote control via iOS/Android app; supports Bluetooth® MIDI
Free Win/Mac/Android/iOS software for firmware upgrading, loading/editing/managing effects/IRs, etc
8-in, 8-out USB audio interface with 44.1 to 192kHz sample rate switching, supports Reamp function
Built-in acoustic effects and presets
300 presets (60 banks x 5 patches)
Built-in stereo looper with max. 60 seconds recording time and undo/redo function
5 different input modes with electric guitar/acoustic guitar/mic/line input support
Independent BAL/UNBAL/Phones output processing for independent output volume control or different signal outputs
8 assignable footswitches with multicoloured halo LEDs, with two working modes and customisation support
Scene function providing 5 scenes in a patch – switch effect on/off and different parameters with no latency
Built-in multi-function colour LED strip lights
Customisable main display modes and theme colours
Authentic stereo processing
MIDI I/O jacks and dual EXP/CTRL jacks for expanded controls
Constant firmware updates based on user feedback
Future new features available (e.g. Wi-Fi)
Road-ready, light-weight aluminium casing
9-18V DC power supply