December 9, 2021 - IK Multimedia releases AmpliTube MESA/Boogie® 2, the much-anticipated follow-up to IK's first MESA/Boogie offering, bringing 4 new officially certified amps and 5 cabs to AmpliTube 5. Now users can complete their collection of full-throttle gear from the inventors of high-gain tone.
All MESA/Boogie 2 models have been precisely crafted using IK's latest modeling technologies including DIM™ and VIR™ to sound, look and respond just like their hardware counterparts, and have been tested and approved by the R&D team at MESA engineering.
More than mere amplification
Plugging into any amp from this new collection users will be amazed by the levels of responsiveness, feel, nuance and sound. IK worked hand in hand again with MESA to meticulously recreate every circuit and control feature of each model, achieving ultra-realistic performance.
Gear available in AmpliTube MESA/Boogie 2
The amps and cabs in MESA/Boogie 2 were chosen for their significant tone-shaping innovations. Users will find 3 ground-breaking amps from MESA's current line-up and one of their most desirable models from the past.
MESA/Boogie® California Tweed™
MESA's California Tweed Series was 50 years in the making and designed to reinvent "vintage" tone. This new single channel, "old school" amp aims at all sounds Americana. IK's model is equipped with all the same features as the physical product including MESA's Incremental multi-watt power amp with Duo-Class and Dyna-Watt technologies, which provide 5 power, 2 operating-classes and 3 wiring configurations.
MESA/Boogie® Triple Crown TC-100™ head
An amazing do-it-all amp, the TC-100's all-tube amplifier features a multi-soak attenuator with 5 power options to tame its punch and aggressive performance perfectly. Three channels offer a choice of pristine Clean, aggressive Crunch, all the way up to massive Gain and each channel is fitted with a voicing switch; DRIVE in Channel 1, TIGHT in Channels 2 and 3.
MESA/Boogie® Mark Five™
The MARK V is really a collection of amplifiers. From the original MARK I that introduced the world to high-gain with its cascading preamp, to the Mark II - the world's first high-gain, dual-mode channel switching amplifier and its later siblings that introduced Simul-Class power. From the MARK III that ushered in the era of 3-channel footswitching performance, to the MARK IV that gave all this power individual control, the MARK V is the embodiment of the last 40 years of MESA guitar amp history.
MESA/Boogie® Mark 2C+
The legendary amp of so many recording artists and one of MESA's most coveted models, the Mark IIC+ was the last of the Mark II series. The ground-breaking amp features a more sensitive lead channel, which incorporates a dual cascading drive stage. The IIC+ also features a pull Deep Bass booster and other enigmatic features that earned the legendary head its "+" rating for sounding so fantastic.
Along with these 4 remarkable amps, users will get 5 officially certified cabs featuring California Tweed and RoadKing models with a range of configurations and a choice of Jensen or Celestion speakers. Also included are two extra speakers from IK's work on the California Tweed, which they can swap into any cab.
Options, pricing and availability
AmpliTube MESA/Boogie 2 – $/€99.99* SRP
AmpliTube MESA/Boogie 1 and 2 Bundle – $/€179.99 intro price, $/€199.99 SRP
All prices excluding taxes.
*For a limited time, existing owners of AmpliTube MESA/Boogie 1, AmpliTube 5, AmpliTube 5 SE, AmpliTube 5 MAX and Total Studio 3.5 MAX will receive an exclusive discount automatically when adding MESA/Boogie 2 to their cart.
For more information about AmpliTube MESA/Boogie 2, please visit: www.ikmultimedia.com/mesa2
To see AmpliTube MESA/Boogie 2 in action: www.ikmultimedia.com/mesa2/video