NEW UNIVERSAL AUDIO UAFX LION ‘68 SUPER LEAD AMP PEDAL

Get the iconic plexi tones that powered rock!

The UAFX Lion ‘68 Super Lead Amp pedal gives you the classic British amp sounds made famous by decades of legendary artists including Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, and more.*

Built on powerful dual-engine processing and world-class UAD modeling, Lion ‘68 is the only pedal that delivers the dead-on tones of three distinct 100-watt plexi amplifiers — for gorgeous cleans, aggressive breakup, and hot-rodded roar.

Experience Legit Tube Amp Tones, Stage and Studio 

Whether it's replacing your amp rig and going direct to front-of-house, or recording tracks into your DAW — Lion '68 gives you the inspiring, album-ready tones of three expertly miked "golden unit" 100-watt plexi amp heads — with sonic realism far beyond other digital modelers — within seconds.
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GB25: (Late '60s Marshall w/ vintage Celestion 25-watt "Greenbacks")
GB30: (Marshall "100" birch cab w/ Celestion 30-watt "Greenbacks")
JB|GB: (Two Celestion 25-watt "Greenbacks" / Two JBL D-120 Fs 
1x12 Electro-Voice EVM12*
2x12 (Two-Rock Extension cab w/Celestion G12M-65 Creambacks)*
4x12 (Marshall 1960 TV cab w/ Celestion Vintage 30s)*

*Available with UAFX Control app.

Discover Authentic Super Lead Sound

Lion '68 is the only amp-in-a-box pedal that faithfully captures the bell-like cleans, aggressive kerrang, and soaring distortion of a vintage hand-picked Super Lead head, giving you tones that jump from your speakers and electrify your nervous system. 

Get Classic Super Bass Tones for your Pedal Platform

Looking for less aggression with a spongier attack and more clean headroom? Lion '68's Super Bass will get you there, with a jaw-dropping emulation of this classic plexi variant — perfect for auditioning overdrives, fuzzes, reverbs, and more. 

Go Brown for the Ultimate in a Modified Super Lead

The guitar tone on Van Halen is ground zero for "hot-rodded" Super Lead tones. From the sag of a voltage-starved Super Lead amp to the split Celestion 25-watt "Greenback"/JBL D-120F 4x12 cabinet, you'll get the meaty sizzle, softer attack, and string-to-string definition that inspired generations of guitarists.
 

Customize your Sound with the UAFX App

Lion '68 gets even better with the UAFX Control mobile app. Tweak the onboard noise gate, download custom tones, recall and archive your presets, and dive deeper into the sound that spans generations.

Key Features
 

  • Powerful UAFX dual-engine delivers the most authentic late-'60s British 100-watt tube sound ever placed into a stompbox
  • Authentic emulations of three legendary high-powered tube amplifiers — Super Lead, Super Bass, and "Brown"
  • Includes the world's best speaker cabinet, mic, and room tones derived from the award-winning OX Amp Top Box
  • Features "hot rod" amp and speaker mods, plus free additional downloadable speaker cabinets and mics upon registration
  • Bypass cabinet/mic emulations and use in front of your amp for added tonal flavor and overdrive sounds
  • UAFX mobile app lets you customize footswitches, tweak noise gate, recall and archive your presets, unlock additional features, download artist presets, and more
  • Timeless UA design and craftsmanship, built to last decades

Note that Lion '68 Super Lead Amp requires a modern 400 mA isolated power supply (sold separately). Go here for power supply recommendations.

** Product names used herein are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way affiliated with Universal Audio Inc. These name(s) are used solely to identify products studied in the creation of the sound models found in Lion '68 Super Lead Amp.

Specifications

Power requirements: Isolated 9VDC, center-negative, 400 mA minimum (sold separately)
Inputs: 2 x ¼” TS (right input for stereo connections and 4-cable mode)
Outputs: 2 x ¼” TS (right output for stereo connections and 4-cable mode)
USB Type-C for updates via computer
Height: 2.56” (6.5 cm)
Width: 3.62” (9.2 cm)
Depth: 5.55” (14.1 cm)
Weight: 1.24 lbs (0.567 kg)

Expect in stores late November, 2023

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