Kemper Profiling Amplifier PowerHead

AmplifierSince the introduction of modeling technology into the guitar amplifier world, guitarists have been able to access a variety of sounds and effects with relatively little effort.

But what if you want to take your own favourite sounds instead of the manufacturer's sound specifications? Prior to the release of the Kemper Profiling Amp, there were not many alternatives: either, as before the digital revolution, they dragged their entire equipment from place to place, or tried to adapt the modeled sounds of the modeling amp as far as possible to their own desires.

Kemper breaks new ground here. Instead of using predefined emulation of different amplifier models, the Profiling Amp (Nomen est Omen) creates an exact image of the sound set on the amplifier together with the connected speaker and microphone. This combines all the personal favourite sounds in one device. In addition, the sound profile can be edited with various floor effect emulations, master effects, equalizer, and so on. A separate amp fleet is not a mandatory requirement, because the Profiling Amplifier is already equipped with a large number of classic amplifier profiles. In addition, a large Kemper community has now established itself in the world where sound profiles are exchanged over the Internet.

  • Powerhead version with 600 watt class D amplifier
  • 600 watts into 8 ohms, 300 watts into 16 ohm
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 37.8 x 21.7 x 17.3 cm
  • Weight: 6.5 kg
  • Colour: Black

Connections:

  • Mic input
  • Line In
  • Alternative input
  • Direct out
  • Monitor out
  • Master out (Jack & XLR)
  • S / PDIF digital input and output
  • Midi In / Out / Thru
  • 2 x footswitch (jack)
  • Network & USB

Further information

Design Desktop
Tube(s) No
Amp Modeling Yes
Effects Yes
Headphone Output Yes
Direct Out Yes
MIDI Interface Yes
Integrated Expression Pedal No
Connections for Pedals or Switches Yes
Aux-Input Yes
Integrated Tuner Yes
USB-Port Yes
Drum-Computer No

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My mind is blown

Greg O., 24.06.2013
I have had the Kemper Powerhead for just under a week and already I am selling my Engl Powerball, Diezel and TC Electronic G System.

I have profiled them, tweaked them within the Kemper itself, taken it to practice and simply amazed the rest of the band with the sound coming out of this beautiful little toaster.

I have good ears and a high end studio at home and have listened critically to the results of my profiling and it is stunning. This really is the best thing I have ever bought.

My flight rig is a Kemper and a midi-moose...that's it. Kemper in the Thon flightcase is about 11kg...so that's pretty much hand luggage, even with the budget airlines.

FOH will be straight out of the Kemper and use foldback to monitor or for smaller venues use the built in power amp to run a cab and mic as normal.

I had the volume on 7 running into 16 ohms and it was as loud as my Engl's on about 6...so no problems for volume. The noise gate is superb and there wasn't any difference in playing style needed to compensate, it was just perfect.

Truly magnificent...if you buy it you will not be disappointed.
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Best amplifier you can buy today

Nikos.b, 01.05.2016
At first, I wasn't sure what the Kemper would come out to be. I spent a good month researching and reading threads, watching videos, reading reviews, until I finally decided to pull the trigger.

1. Thomann took one week to deliver the Kemper (along with 6 other products) from Germany to Qatar, which is pretty fast for an international order. The product was very well packed.

2. Out of the box, the Kemper comes with tons of factory rigs, some of which are great and others not too bad. This is subjective to each one's ears.

3. The Kemper is an amazing piece of gear. You can spend hours tweaking a profile and you will never run out of options. The Rig Exchange is filled with free profiles and there are paid profiles which sound amazing.

4. The headphone out is the best option in the Kemper as you can practice at home without disturbing your neighbors.

5. You can easily record at home with a decent sound card. You can also do reamping which is the ability to modify your rig after you have already recorded through the DAW.

Highly recommended product for any level guitarist!
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