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FS#2566 - iriver guitar amp

Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by samwab (samwab) - Thursday, 07 July 2005, 15:55 GMT
Last edited by Rani Hod (RaeNye) - Wednesday, 20 September 2006, 13:50 GMT
Task Type Feature Requests
Category Recording
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Operating System All players
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


You can connect a guitar to the iriver line in, and
connect the iriver to portable speakers or a home
stereo. Thus with the original firmware, the iriver
became a make-shift amp. If there was a plugin to
capitalise on this with controls just like a real amp
(distortion, delay, feedback, etc.) it would be great fun.
Closed by  Björn Stenberg (zagor)

Reason for closing:  
Additional comments about closing:  Closing all feature requests.
Comment by Joan (yannxou) - Thursday, 30 March 2006, 19:41 GMT
God! My vote for realtime effects!
Not sure about how much processing can support the cpu in the H300 but probably some basic effects (like distortion, delay, flanger) could be done.

A note for developpers, on this website there's some source code for audio effects:
Comment by Eivind Ødegård (meinmycell) - Monday, 12 February 2007, 21:57 GMT
I second this one!

To be able to plug a guitar into the line input of a rockbox device, and hear/record an amp simulated signal, would be very cool indeed, especially if paired with multitracking capabilities (see my and others rant on http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/task/4956 ).

The most needed features of an amp simulator plugin would be

1 the amp simulator itself :-), perhaps with a choice of a few models.
2 an input volume knob, aka "drive"
3 basic tone controls. Either just a simple tone control, or perhaps one for bass, mid and treble
4 cabinet simulation - very important in order to sound like an actual guitar amp
5 all other plugins, reverbs, delays, phasers, flangers, autowhas and effects we can whip up

Of these, no. 1 and 4 can be combined. After all, they're both about changing the input signal. No. 3 could be of relatively simple layout. No. 5 is just a bonus, and not really that important (although cool).