PocketLabworks Announces iRiffPort™ 24 Bit USB Digital Audio Guitar Interface Adapter Cable Connector for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, and PocketGK™ iOS Bass Guitar Amp App in Partnership with Gallien-Krueger

2011 NAMM Show

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--PocketLabworks™ today announced two new products. iRiffPort™ is the world’s first 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. PocketGK™ is the Apple App Store’s first iOS bass guitar amp app designed in partnership with Gallien-Krueger specifically for electric bass guitar amp simulation. The iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector in combination with PocketGK and PocketAmp™ turns your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad into a practice guitar amplifier and effects processor.

According to Kevin Robertson, PocketLabworks President and Lead Developer, “We are really excited to offer our customers a complete high performance 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector solution for electric guitar and electric bass guitar effects processing and amplification with PocketAmp, PocketGK, and iRiffPort. iRiffPort realizes this vision with leap forward audio performance compared with existing solutions that use analog audio connections.”

According to Bob Gallien, President and CEO of Gallien-Krueger Corporation, “PocketGK creates an outstanding new medium for bass players to sample the GK sound, and learn about our industry leading product line of high performance light weight Bass Guitar Amplifier Heads, Combos, and Speaker Cabinets.”

The iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector and PocketGK iOS bass guitar amp app will be demonstrated January 13-16, 2011 in Anaheim, California at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) 2011 trade show in PocketLabworks’ iOS Pavilion Booth AG-1B at the entrance to Hall E, as well as MacWorld 2011 booth 818. Information about the iRiffport 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector and PocketGK iOS bass guitar amp app pricing and product availability will be available during the shows.

About iRiffPort

The iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector is designed for Apple’s Made for iPod Licensing and Certification program, ensuring solid device compatibility and maximum performance when used with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector includes an instrument connection for electric guitar, stereo headphone output, stereo line output, and Apple Dock connector. The iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector provides 24 bit 44.1 kHz digital audio performance, and includes a low noise preamp designed specifically for electric guitar. Compared with existing solutions that use analog audio, the iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector offers a leap forward in audio performance. The iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector benefits include superior 24 bit audio fidelity which is free from iOS device noise and audio feedback. The iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector is based on PocketLabworks PATENTS PENDING technology, and works with PocketAmp, PocketGK, and many other iOS music apps.

About PocketGK

The PocketGK iOS bass guitar amp app is designed in partnership with Gallien-Krueger specifically for electric bass guitar amp simulation. PocketLabworks's PATENTS PENDING technology delivers what bass players want in an iOS bass guitar amp app; punchy tone with an easy and fun to use interface. PocketGK includes the familiar active tone controls, contour, and boost that have made GK amps the industry standard for over 40 years. GK’s Gate Induced Valve Effect (G.I.V.E.) technology provides the extra punchy tone players love for powerful grooves. The PocketGK iOS bass guitar amp app works with the iRiffPort 24 bit USB digital audio guitar interface adapter cable connector for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, but also includes support for various hardware connections currently available for turning your iOS device into a practice bass guitar amp.

About PocketLabworks

PocketLabworks, a privately held company headquartered in Mountain View, CA, launched on August 15, 2010 with the App Store release of the PocketAmp, PocketSing, and PocketRap universal iOS applications. Follow PocketLabworks on facebook and twitter.

About Gallien-Krueger

Gallien-Krueger is the leading manufacturer of high performance light weight bass guitar amplifier heads, combos, and speaker cabinets with a 40 year history of innovation. Gallien-Krueger Corporation distributes products worldwide from its headquarters in Stockton, CA.

PocketAmp, PocketGK, and iRiffPort are trademarks of PocketLabworks. Gallien-Krueger, GK, and Gate Induced Value Effect (G.I.V.E.) are trademarks of Gallien-Krueger Corporation. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod touch, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Contacts

PocketLabworks
Kevin Robertson, 650-526-8195 (President)
krobertson@pocketlabworks.com
www.pocketlabworks.com
or
Gallien-Krueger
Jason Finley, 209-234-7300 (Sales Manager)
www.gallien-krueger.com

Contacts

PocketLabworks
Kevin Robertson, 650-526-8195 (President)
krobertson@pocketlabworks.com
www.pocketlabworks.com
or
Gallien-Krueger
Jason Finley, 209-234-7300 (Sales Manager)
www.gallien-krueger.com