Orange Amps launches the All-in-one computer amplifier speaker – The OPC

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A bright orange PC that looks like a guitar amp?! Yes if you’ve ever wanted to own a PC that’s bright orange and looks like a guitar amp then you’re in luck because Orange Amps has got you covered with the OPC. It’s more than a PC though you can actually hook instruments up to it and use it as an actual amplifier. Interesting to say the least..

Orange Amplifiers, the British based pioneering force in guitar amplifiers, are proud to announce the launch of the revolutionary all-in-one computer amplifier speaker – The OPC.

The project has been several years in the making and as a pioneering force in guitar amplifiers, they have used their expertise in sound technology, engineering and electronics to build a new generation of computers that incorporate the best of both worlds: latest computer technology with integrated tools for the modern musician and music lovers.

 

OPC final pic1 OPC IMG_0800 final pic OPC IMG_0870 final pic

 

The revolutionary all-in-one computer amplifier speaker – The OPC is 100% designed and built in the UK. It is a fully integrated computer with internal speaker which delivers playing, recording, editing and computing capabilities to musicians and music aficionados. This is the first computer of its kind that you can connect yourself and your music to the digital world simply by plugging in your instrument.

The OPC will be leading the way with a number of ‘Firsts’:

  • The first computer of its kind to have a built-in high powered speaker which delivers superb full range hi-fi quality sounds as well as vintage guitar sounds.

  • The first computer to have a universal input jack enabling users to plug in a multitude of musical instruments (guitar, keyboard etc ) and peripherals such as the iPod, MP3 players, microphone’s.

  • A unique cooling system to ensure air goes in and exits only after cooling the internal computer

As a fully fledged computer it has 4GB DDR2 RAM, 500GB Hard Drive, Intel chips, Windows 7 x64 home premium, 8 x USB2.0 ports, is Wi-Fi enabled and has a graphics card with optional ATI 5670 512MB card for those who may want to play a few games while they put their guitars down. The first models will include modelling software incorporating computer samples of vintage and current Orange amps and cabinets as well as free branded recording software package. Once plugged in, you can then use the software included to create music or choose your guitar sound and then play, record and hear your guitar through the computer!

The OPC is compact, very portable, sexy and beautifully Orange! It takes many of its design cues from Orange’s, instantly recognisable, brightly coloured Orange Amplifiers and picture-frame cabinets and once again makes Orange stand out from the crowd.

The OPC is due to be released in June 2010 and the price will be announced shortly. For further information news please see the website www.orangeamps.com

  • http://www.reverbguitaramps.com Tom McCool

    When I first saw this I was trying to decide is this a PC with a large speaker or an amp with a built in computer? So its a PC that looks like an Orange Amp. Interesting to see the price when its launched, but still trying to figure who are the intended market. Musicians or computer geeks or some hybrid. Must confess when you see some of the techno-babble spoken on amp review sites, have to wonder if they are geeks or musicians!!!

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