Mooer’s newly launched GE300 Lite is a scaled-down edition of its flagship multi-effects processor. It keeps most of the features of the original, while sporting a more compact and practical size.
Just like the original GE300, the Lite edition still features 164 onboard effects, 108 digital amp models, built with Mooer’s non-linear amp modelling technology, 43 factory cabinet sims and the full-featured IR loader.
It also features Tone Capture, which allows players to sample and capture their real-world amplifiers, stompboxes, guitars or cabinets as IR files. These IR files aren’t limited to just the GE300 Lite as well, as they can be downloaded, uploaded and shared online – expanding its plethora of usable sounds quite considerably.
In terms of I/O, the GE300 comes well equipped and ready to integrate with setups both live and in the studio. You’ll find 1/4″ and MIDI ins and outs, stereo XLR outputs (with ground switch) and a USB port for recording direct audio, editing presets and updating the unit’s firmware.
So what has been offloaded from the GE300? Most noticeably, Mooer has done away with the onboard volume/expression pedal and two footswitches. Less noticeably, the synth engine is also omitted in this version, and the onboard looper – which originally had a maximum time of 30 minutes – now runs up to 30 seconds long. However, these all make for a slimmer pedal, and that seems to be the focus with the GE300 Lite.
Watch it in action, below.
The GE300 LITE is priced at $549, learn more at mooeraudio.com.
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