M-Audio announces the version 2 firmware update for the Black Box. This new update increases the total number of guitar and bass amp emulations from 12 to 40. The unit now boasts modeled versions of the Fender Deluxe Reverb, Fender Champ, Marshall JCM-800, Vox AC-15, Roland Jazz Chorus, Mesa Boogie Mark IIc, Diezel VH4, ENGL Powerball, Peavey 5150 MkII, Bogner Ecstasy, Budda Twinmaster, Matchless Chieftain, Acoustic 360, Ampeg SVT, Gallien-Krueger 800RB, SWR SM-500 and more. Additionally, the effects section has been significantly revamped and now includes five different reverbs, compression and new modulation options as well as a host of new beat-synced effects. The unit now includes 121 total effects.
M-Audio Black Box owners can download the free firmware update from the M-Audio web site.