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Expand Your Tone with Cab Packs

Expand the sonic potential of the Axe-Fx with Cab Packs, professionally produced collections of Impulse Response ("IR") files. Each Cab Pack includes one or more speakers captured with a number of mics positioned and dialed in to provide great new tones for your stage or studio performances. You can send the IRs directly to your Axe-Fx II using Fractal-Bot or Axe-Edit, or create new mic mixes using Cab-Lab 3. Whichever method you choose, you will find a great range of speaker + mic combos in these packs!   

 
Cab Pack - ML BULB ZILLA

ML BULB ZILLA

The ML Bulb Zilla - UltraRes collection was produced by Mikko Logrén from ML Sound Lab and Misha “Bulb” Mansoor from Periphery, in collaboration with Paul Gough from Zilla™ Cabs. This collection includes 240 single mic IRs and 69 mixes of six different speakers in three 2x12 Cabs.

Cab Pack - Dr. Bonkers Silver & Black Bass Cabs - Vol. 2

Dr. Bonkers Silver & Black Bass Cabs - Vol. 2

Dr. Bonkers Silver & Black Bass Collection Vol. 2 is the second offering in a new series of user cabs for Bass. It features IRs based on a Hartke 410XL bass cabinet and Gallien-Kreuger 410T bass cabinet. Multiple "sweet spot" mic placements are included including a PZM for extra "rumble" if desired.

Cab Pack - Dr. Bonkers Silver & Black Bass Cabs - Vol. 1

Dr. Bonkers Silver & Black Bass Cabs - Vol. 1

Dr. Bonkers Silver & Black Bass Collection Vol. 1 is the first in a new series of user cab files for Bass. It features IRs based on a Hartke 1415 Bass Combo and a 70's vintage Acoustic 406. Multiple "sweet spot" mic placements are included including a PZM for extra "rumble" if desired.

Cab Pack - OBOT THE ROBOT - The Dynamount Sessions

OBOT THE ROBOT - The Dynamount Sessions

OBOT THE ROBOT UltraRes contains 145 User Cab IRs featuring a 1x12 Carol-Ann, a 1x12 IIC+ and a 4x12 AX GB/V30. The IRs were captured using the new DynaMount, a remote microphone robot with the precision to quickly achieve the best of classic, vintage and modern tones.

 Cab Pack 24 - ML Dizzy 4x12 - UltraRes

ML Dizzy 4x12 - UltraRes

Cab Pack 24: ML Dizzy 4x12 UltraRes contains 789 User Cab IRs featuring two 4x12 guitar cabs—the "ML Dizzy K100" with Celestion G12K-100 speakers and “ML Dizzy V30” with Celestion Vintage 30 speakers—plus 7 bare bones Preset-Cab Bundles demonstrating common “Dizzy” tones.

Cab Pack 23: ML USA + Citrus 2x12s

ML USA + Citrus 2x12s

Cab Pack 23: ML USA Citrus 2x12 - UltraRes™ contains 154 User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by Mikko Logrén from ML Sound Lab. This collection includes separate IRs of both speakers in each of two different 2x12 cabinets to give you a great variety of tones.

Cab Pack 22: Wellspring UltraRes Vol. 2 - 4x

Cab Pack 22: Wellspring UltraRes Vol. 2 - 4x

Cab Pack 22: Wellspring UltraRes Vol 2 - 4x contains 155 User Cab IRs produced from the impressive vintage amp collection of Wellspring Sound Studios, specifically those cabs with a 4x10 or 4x12 configuration (and most notably a fantastic "Brit 70s" with "Greenbacks.")

Cab Pack 21: Wellspring UltraRes Vol. 1 - 1x 2x

Cab Pack 21: Wellspring UltraRes Vol. 1 - 1x 2x

Cab Pack 21: Wellspring UltraRes Vol 1 - 1x 2x contains 257 User Cab IRs produced from the impressive vintage amp collection of Wellspring Sound Studios, specifically those with a 1x8, 1x10, 1x12, 1x15 and 2x12 speaker configuration.

 Cab Pack 20: ML Brit 4x12 Collection

Cab Pack 20: ML Brit 4x12 Collection

Cab Pack 20: ML Brit 4x12 Collection - UltraRes contains 1,775 User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by Mikko Logrén from ML Sound. This collection includes separate IRs of all four speakers of FIVE different 4x12 cabinets to give you the full variety of possible tones.

Cab Pack 19: ML Bulb Angle Citrus Collection

Cab Pack 19: ML Bulb Angle Citrus Collection

Cab Pack 19: ML Bulb Angle Citrus - UltraRes™ Collection contains 728 User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by Mikko Logrén from ML Sound Lab and Misha “Bulb” Mansoor from the band Periphery. This collection includes the ML Angle 4x12, based on an Engl™ 4x12 Pro®, and the ML Citrus 4x12, based on an Orange™ PPC412®

Cab Pack 18: ML Class-A

Cab Pack 18: ML Class-A

Cab Pack 18 features one combo: the ML Class-A 2x12, based on a 1964 Vox™ 2x12 AC30® Top Boost with original Alnico Blue speakers. It contains 100 User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by Mikko Logrén from ML Sound Lab with separate IRs of both speakers in the combo.

Cab Pack 17: Buddy's Boutique

Cab Pack 17: Buddy's Boutique

Cab Pack 17: Buddy’s Boutique Cabs contains over 275 unique IRs of six highly coveted boutique guitar speaker-cabinet combinations. The pack includes 172 “Core” individual mic captures, plus an “Extras” folder with over 100 additional IRs, plus 39 ready-made mixes.

Cab Pack 16: ML Sure Cabs Collection

Cab Pack 16: ML Sure Cabs Collection

Cab Pack 16: ML Suhr - UltraRes contains 139 User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by Mikko Logrén from ML Sound Lab. This collection includes separate IRs of multiple mics on each speakers of every cabinet in the collection.

Cab Pack 15: American 2x12s - Ultra-Res™

Cab Pack 15: American 2x12s - Ultra-Res™

  • 2x12 Tweed Double, Based on Keith Urban's own "#1" 1959 "Tweed" Twin.
  • 2x12 Double Verb, based on an a '60s Silverface Twin
  • 2x12 ML Double Verb based on a '69 Fender™ Silverface with Oxford speakers
  • 2x12 Super based on a Brownface Super, all original
Cab Pack 14: The 4x12 Collection v2.0 in Ultra-Res

Cab Pack 14: The 4x12 Collection v2.0 in Ultra-Res™

  • 4x12 5153, Based on 5150III®
  • 4x12 Citrus, Based on an Orange™ PPC412
  • 4x12 Lerxst, Based on a Mojotone Lerxt Alex Lifeson 4x12
  • 4x12 Recto, Based on a vintage Mesa™ Rectifier
  • 4x12 Recto New, Based on a Standard Recto cab
  • 4x12 TV, Based on a Marshall™ 1960TV
  • 4x12 Cali (aka “Cliff’s Boogie”)
  • FREE BONUS: Cab Pack 5 is included, with over 130 additional IRs.
Cab Pack 13

Cab Pack 13: ML USA Bulb 4x12

Cab Pack 13: ML USA Bulb 4x12 UltraRes™ contains 227 User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by Mikko Logrén from ML Sound Lab in collaboration with Misha Mansoor from the band Periphery. The "Misha Mixes" also includes IR mixes from Cab Pack 7: USA Trad 4x12 UltraRes and Cab Pack 8: Brit TV 4x12 UltraRes.

Cab Pack 12

Cab Pack 12: ML 5153 4x12

Cab Pack 12: Based on an EVH™ 5150III® 4x12 Straight Cab, this collection includes separate IRs of all four speakers to give you the full variety of its tones. This Pack also includes the Alloy IR Mix Collection, with intentional inter-microphone phasing to add the unique but pleasant character we expect when using multiple microphones on a real guitar cabinet.

Cab Pack 10

Cab Pack 11: ML SV Bass 4x10

Cab Pack 11: Based on an Ampeg™ 4x10 SVT® 410 bass cab, this collection contains 78 User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by Mikko Logrén from ML Sound Lab. This collection includes separate IRs of all four speakers of the cabinet to give you the full variety of its tones.

Cab Pack 10

Cab Pack 10: U.N.S. Volume 2

Cab Pack 10: Universal Noise Storage Vol. 2 contains 214 UltraRes™ User Cab IRs by Fractal Audio Systems and Tom Eaton of Universal Noise Storage Studio. It includes sixteen speakers, each captured with multiple individual microphones placed on carefully selected sweet spots, plus IRs of the back of each open-back cab. Cab Pack 10 was captured using the new “MIC + DI” method, which completely factors out the influence of the power amp used during capture.

Cab Pack 9

Cab Pack 9: CK's Euro 4x12

Cab Pack 9: CK's Euro 4x12 contains 200 UltraRes™ User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by Mikko Logrén of ML SOUND LAB. This collection includes separate IRs of all four speakers of the cabinet to give you the full variety of its tones. This Pack also includes the Alloy IR Mix Collection, with intentional inter-microphone phasing to add the unique but pleasant character we expect when using multiple microphones on a real guitar cabinet.

Cab Pack 8

Cab Pack 8: CK's Brit TV 4x12

Cab Pack 8: CK's Brit TV 4x12 contains 169 UltraRes™ User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by ML Soundlab. This collection includes separate IRs of all four speakers of the cabinet to give you the full variety of its tones plus an “Alloy IR Mix Collection,” with intentional inter-microphone phasing to add the unique but pleasant character we expect when using multiple microphones on a real guitar cabinet.

Cab Pack 7

Cab Pack 7: CK's USA Traditional 4x12

Cab Pack 7: CK's USA Traditional 4x12 contains 126 UltraRes™ User Cab IRs produced for Fractal Audio Systems by ML Soundlab. This collection includes separate IRs of all four speakers of the cabinet to give you the full variety of its tones. This Pack also includes the Alloy IR Mix Collection, with intentional inter-microphone phasing to add the unique but pleasant character we expect when using multiple microphones on a real guitar cabinet.

Cab Pack 6

Cab Pack 6: Cabs in the Attic

Cab Pack 6: Cabs in the Attic contains over 290 UltraRes™ user cab files produced in by Fractal Audio Systems, Trace Foster, and John Shipp at Vindaloo Music. Cabs in this pack are from the phenomenal collection of one of rock’s all-time most-celebrated bands, and some were used on their classic recordings and live performances. The name of the pack is a play on the title of a classic album, but also appropriate since the cabs are stored in a loft above the studio—a veritable museum of great tone.

Cab Pack 4

Cab Pack 4: Universal Noise Storage

Cab Pack 4: Universal Noise Storage contains over 150 UltraRes™ user cab files produced by Fractal Audio Systems and Thomas Eaton of Universal Noise Storage Studios. The collection includes IRs of multiple classic guitar amps/cabs, each with multiple different microphones placed individually. Many of the IRs are ideal for standalone use, and all of them are excellent for remixing in Cab-Lab.

Cab Pack 3

Cab Pack 3: OwnHammer

Cab Pack 3: The OwnHammer Studio Mix Collection includes every IR in the OwnHammer Studio Mix Libraries (as of Feb 2014). They have been re-created in the UltraRes™ format based on original full-resolution captures. This collection includes multiple speakers, microphones, and mixes.

Cab Pack 2

Cab Pack 2: Mad Oak

Cab Pack Vol 2: Mad Oak Studio is a collection of over 175 user cab files for the Axe-Fx II, Ultra or Standard. We asked Mad Oak engineers to give us the mics/positions/preamps they would use for the top clientele. These captures are the result of those sessions, based on the experienced choices of the studio staff.

Cab Pack 1

Cab Pack 1: Wellspring Sound

Cab Pack Vol 1: Wellspring Sound was our first Cab Pack and still holds its own! For each guitar cab, we captured the producer's Mix, and these became the new Factory cabs included with firmware 10. In addition to those mixes, however, these sessions produced a great number of additional IRs, offered here. These include captures of each individual mic in each mix.