IK Multimedia has announced the AXE I/O, an audio interface and controller that offers guitar-centric features such as adjustable impedance, streamlined re-amplification functions and a variety of instrument input circuits, plus a wealth of recording options including high-end mic preamps, top-of-the-line converters, 192 kHz operation, a wide dynamic range, an extended frequency response and more.

AXE I/O also doubles as a controller that allows guitar and bass players to record and perform with real-time effects like wah and volume, offering hands-free control over their preferred guitar-friendly software. It also includes a plug-in selection of more than 150 guitar and outboard effects from IK’s AmpliTube and T-RackS packages.

AXE I/O is available immediately from the IK Multimedia online store for $349.99.