Amp Simulation Guitar Pedal offering musicians access to the iconic British amplifier tones associated with legendary artists like Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, and AC/DC. This pedal employs advanced dual-engine processing and UAD modelling to faithfully recreate the sound of three distinct 100-watt plexi amplifiers, delivering beautiful clean tones, aggressive breakup, and high-gain distortion. It also features realistic speaker cabinet emulations and allows users to fine-tune their sound through various amplifier variants. The UAFX Control mobile app provides further customization options, making the Lion '68 a versatile tool for both live and studio applications.
At a glance
- 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
The Universal Audio UAFX Lion '68 Super Lead Amp is your gateway to the iconic British amplifier tones celebrated by legendary artists like Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, and more. Powered by dual-engine processing and world-class UAD modelling, the Lion '68 pedal faithfully reproduces the distinctive sounds of three different 100-watt plexi amplifiers, offering beautiful cleans, aggressive breakup, and a hot-rodded roar.
Experience the Authentic Tube Amp Tones, Whether Live or in the Studio Whether you're replacing your traditional amp setup and going direct to the front-of-house or recording tracks in your DAW, the Lion '68 provides you with inspiring, album-ready tones reminiscent of expertly miked "golden unit" 100-watt plexi amp heads. These tones are exceptionally realistic, surpassing other digital modellers in mere seconds.
Explore Award-Winning Speaker Cabinet Emulations Lion '68 Super Lead utilizes Dynamic Speaker Modeling technology similar to the Ox Amp Top Box, delivering the genuine thump of six classic speaker cabinet configurations. These setups feature precisely positioned studio microphones and dynamic room sounds, including:
- GB25: Late '60s Marshall with vintage Celestion 25-watt "Greenbacks."
- GB30: Marshall "100" birch cab with Celestion 30-watt "Greenbacks."
- JB|GB: Two Celestion 25-watt "Greenbacks" and two JBL D-120 Fs.
- 1x12 Electro-Voice EVM12*.
- 2x12 Two-Rock Extension cab with Celestion G12M-65 Creambacks*.
- 4x12 Marshall 1960 TV cab with Celestion Vintage 30s*.
(*Available with the UAFX Control app)
Experience the Genuine Super Lead Sound Lion '68 is the only amp-in-a-box pedal that authentically captures the bell-like cleans, aggressive crunch, and soaring distortion of a vintage, hand-picked Super Lead head, delivering tones that leap from your speakers and energize your senses.
Achieve Classic Super Bass Tones for Your Pedal Platform If you're seeking a softer, cleaner attack with more headroom and less aggression, Lion '68's Super Bass setting is the perfect choice. It impeccably emulates the classic plexi variant, making it ideal for trying out overdrives, fuzz pedals, reverbs, and more.
Go 'Brown' for the Ultimate Modified Super Lead Experience; the guitar tone made famous by Van Halen is the epitome of '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 capture the meaty sizzle, softened attack, and string-to-string clarity that has inspired generations of guitarists.
Enhance Your Sound with Authentic Boosts Only Lion '68 allows you to take your crunch and searing lead tones to the next level with proven boost recipes. These include the Maestro EP-III preamp, Boss GE-10 ten-band EQ, and classic Variac and bias adjustments, all accessible with a simple turn of the knob.
Tailor Your Sound with the UAFX App Elevate your Lion '68 experience with the UAFX Control mobile app. Adjust the onboard noise gate, download custom tones, save and organize your presets, and delve deeper into a sonic world that spans generations."