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POCKET-SIZED. UNLIMITED EFFECTS. ZOOM GCE-3 Guitar Lab Circuit Emulator

The ZOOM GCE-3 is a compact USB audio interface that puts ZOOM Guitar Lab’s endless collection of guitar effects, amps and cabinets at your fingertips whenever and wherever inspiration strikes.

*Guitar picks are for size comparison only. They're not included! 

Your
Grab-and-Go
Studio

Small enough to fit in the pocket of your gig bag or backpack, this compact bus-powered USB interface is perfect for capturing your ideas in the studio or on the go.

*All GCE-3 panel controls are for aesthetic design only. The GCE-3 is controlled via PC connection.

Your
Grab-and-Go
Studio

Small enough to fit in the pocket of your gig bag or backpack, this compact bus-powered USB interface is perfect for capturing your ideas in the studio or on the go.

*All GCE-3 panel controls are for aesthetic design only.
The GCE-3 is controlled via PC connection.

Always In Sync

The GCE-3’s built-in DSP processor takes the processing load off your computer, letting you dial in and record professional-sounding guitar tones with near zero latency.

Always In Sync

The GCE-3’s built-in DSP processor takes the processing load off your computer, letting you dial in and record professional-sounding guitar tones with near zero latency.

Plug In. Jam Out.

The GCE-3 records to your computer via USB-C. Perfect for practicing, the AUX input lets you play external backing tracks directly to your headphones while only recording your guitar to the computer. And for monitoring, the GCE-3 offers dedicated headphone volume control.

Plug In. Jam Out.

The GCE-3 records to your computer via USB-C. Perfect for practicing, the AUX input lets you play external backing tracks directly to your headphones while only recording your guitar to the computer. And for monitoring, the GCE-3 offers dedicated headphone volume control.

Guitar Lab Software

With the ZOOM Guitar Lab app for Mac/Windows, you have access to the same library of amp models, artist effects and patches available for all of ZOOM’s G-series pedals. Emulate the G5n, G3Xn and even the B3n bass pedal, right on your computer. It’s a one-stop shop for effects collection and management!

Clipboard Function

For convenience, the Clipboard function memorizes up to four effects with custom parameters, so you can copy and paste them onto other patches.

Patches & Effects
The NEWS section keeps your sound fresh with a steady stream of new
downloadable patches, and the EFFECTS tab houses an ever-growing list of classic and boutique effects.

Guitar Lab Software

With the ZOOM Guitar Lab app for Mac/Windows, you have access to the same library of amp models, artist effects and patches available for all of ZOOM’s G-series pedals. Emulate the G5n, G3Xn and even the B3n bass pedal, right on your computer. It’s a one-stop shop for effects collection and management!

Clipboard Function

For convenience, the Clipboard function memorizes up to four effects with custom parameters, so you can copy and paste them onto other patches.

Patches & Effects
The NEWS section keeps your sound fresh with a steady stream of new downloadable patches, and the EFFECTS tab houses an ever-growing list of classic and boutique effects.

Free Cubase
Download

The GCE-3 comes with a free license for Steinberg’s Cubase LE music production software, so you can record, mix and master your tracks.

Free Cubase Download

 

 

The GCE-3 comes with a free license for Steinberg’s Cubase LE music production software, so you can record, mix and master your tracks.

Endless Effects in Your Pocket.

Endless Effects
In Your Pocket

Features

  • Instantly access dozens of high-quality effects, including distortion, overdrive, EQ, compression, delay, reverb, flanger, phaser and chorus
  • Free download of ZOOM Guitar Lab Mac/Windows software for creating, editing and managing patches
  • USB-C port for connection to computer
  • Built-In DSP processing for circuit emulation of G5n, G3n, G3Xn, B3n, G1 FOUR, G1X FOUR, B1 FOUR, B1X FOUR
  • Input jack accepts standard guitar cable
  • Auxiliary stereo input jack for connection of smartphones and music players
  • Stereo headphone output with volume control





Features

  • Instantly access dozens of high-quality effects, including distortion, overdrive, EQ, compression, delay, reverb, flanger, phaser and chorus
  • Free download of ZOOM Guitar Lab Mac/Windows software for creating, editing and managing patches
  • USB-C port for connection to computer
  • Built-In DSP processing for circuit emulation of G5n, G3n, G3Xn, B3n, G1 FOUR, G1X FOUR, B1 FOUR, B1X FOUR
  • Input jack accepts standard guitar cable
  • Auxiliary stereo input jack for connection of smartphones and music players
  • Stereo headphone output with volume control

What’s in
the Box

  • ZOOM GCE-3 Guitar Lab Circuit Emulator
  • Steinberg Cubase LE license
  • Non-slip pad
  • USB cable (type A to C)
  • Operation manual

What’s in
the Box

  • ZOOM GCE-3 Guitar Lab Circuit Emulator
  • Steinberg Cubase LE license
  • Non-slip pad
  • USB cable (type A to C)
  • Operation manual

Media

Video

Specs

Sampling frequency:

44.1 kHz

A/D conversion:

24-bit 128× oversampling

D/A conversion :

24-bit 128× oversampling

Signal processing:

32-bit

Inputs
INPUT :

Standard mono phone jack
Rated input level: −20 dBu
Input impedance (line): 470 kΩ

AUX IN:

Stereo mini jack
Rated input level: −10 dBu
Input impedance (line): 1 kΩ

Output
PHONES :

Stereo mini jack
Maximum output level:
Headphones 15 mW + 15 mW (typ. 32Ω load)

Input S/N :

120 dB (typ)

Noise floor (residual noise):

−96 dBu (typ)

USB :

Connector: USB Type-C
USB 2.0

Power:

USB bus power (Type-C)/5V DC power supply (Micro-B)

External dimensions :

80 mm (D) × 106 mm (W) × 29 mm (H)

Weight:

90 g

Note: 0 dBu = 0.775 V