Fuchs® Train II Amplifier

Fuchs® Train II Amplifier

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A boutique fire breather that specializes in
grind and distorted tones.

Inspired by the late Ken Fischer’s iconic and rare Trainwreck amplifiers, the Fuch’s Train II is renowned for its harmonically rich clean and crunch tones, as well as its aggressive rock and roll character.

Developed by Brainworx and officially endorsed by Fuchs Audio Technology, the Fuchs Train II amplifier plug-in perfectly emulates the tonal complexity of this powerful boutique tone machine that has been a go-to amp for the likes of Mark Knopfler, Brad Paisley, and Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen.

Now You Can:

Use your Apollo to track through the Fuchs Train II — with no latency

Audition 100 separate high-end recording chains, featuring multiple cabinets and classic microphones

Shape tones further with FX Rack’s Vintage Delay, noise gate, high/low filters, and more

Easily dial in old school clean tones, dynamic overdrive, and aggressive distortion with single-coil or humbucker-equipped guitars

Take a Listen

Take a Listen
Catch Your Train

Catch Your Train

With its dual cascaded gain controls, the Train II plug-in gives you the original amp’s stunning array of grind and distortion tones. Whether it’s blooming, harmonically-rich overdrive or slabs of thick distortion for the most depraved detuned riffs, the Fuchs Train II plug-in features an unprecedented amount of flexibility. Add to that the stellar, glassy clean sounds and powerful Accent and Thrust EQ controls, and you have a one-stop-shop for recording modern guitar tracks.

Fuchs FX Rack

Fuchs FX Rack

The Fuchs Train II plug-in offers additional control over your tones via the Brainworx FX Rack. It features a Noise Gate, switchable high and low-pass filters, and a Power Soak circuit that allows you to dial in as much overdrive as you want, without having to crank the output gain.

The Fuchs Train II plug-in also includes 100 impulse response Recording Chains that were perfectly captured from several boutique cabinets and recorded through Brainworx's vintage Neve console with an array of high-end and vintage microphones and outboard gear, giving you "record ready" tones, instantly.

Unison<sup>™</sup> Technology for Apollo Interfaces

Unison Technology for Apollo Interfaces

Harnessing UA’s groundbreaking Unison technology, the Fuchs Train II plug-in gives you the impedance, gain staging, and circuit behaviors that have contributed to making the Train II amplifier the boutique choice for legions of players.

Key Features

Exacting emulation of the original Fuchs Train II guitar amp

Endorsed and fully authenticated by Fuchs Audio Technology

100 Recording Chains with multiple speaker cabinet impulse responses – captured in Brainworx´s studio using the NEVE VXS72 console, stellar outboard gear, and world-class microphones

FX Rack features Vintage delay, noise gate, filter controls, internal power soak, and pre- and post-amp bypass

Feels like a real amp when played through Apollo's Realtime UAD Processing

Physical input impedance and hands-on control of gain staging with Unison technology

Customer Reviews

Fuchs Train II Amplifier

Overall Rating

(57 reviews)

R. Hortensius

August 13, 2019

Catch that train !

Wonderful amp, used this amp on this blues instrumental I did for the lead guitar.

D. Perini

July 9, 2019

Fuchs Train II Amplifier

Completa benissimo gli altri miei amp.

R. Wheelock

July 4, 2019


it is strange nobody else is saying this but to my ears both Fuchs amps are the best gtr amp emus on planet earth, at least in plugin format...

P. Erdweg

March 7, 2019

Impressive - Fuchs Train II

In terms of Guitar PlugIns best in Sound what ever I heard.
Very usefull by using the PlugIn as Reamping !

The Sound in generell and the feeling is very realistic.
There is no need of additional PlugIns, eg. Eqs, Compressors etc.

Impressive !

s. mclead

February 20, 2019

Great For Heavier Styles

The Fuchs Train 2 was exactly what I was looking for. A great meaty sounding guitar amp sim for heavier styles of music. This amp screams with a humbucker loaded guitar.

R. Adams

December 30, 2018

Great Sounding plugin

I have gone through a few of the amp plugins, and right now I use the Fuchs Train II as a platform for my pedals... I know that a lot people don't like pedals into a interface / plugin, but to my ears it works great with this plugin.

K. Hazell

December 26, 2018

This Amp is the real deal.

Just plug your guitar straight into the HI Z input dial a tone like your using a conventional and unleash your creativity. Can't get enough of this.

K. Hazell

December 26, 2018

This Amp is the real deal.

Just plug your guitar straight into the HI Z input dial a tone like your using a conventional and unleash your creativity. Can't get enough of this.

R. Hortensius

December 23, 2018

Amazing tones !

Very versatile amp, so glad that I purchased this !!

J. Davis

December 17, 2018

Big sound

Love the big sound of this amp!

V. Kositsky

December 16, 2018

Perfect amp for a single coil

Or else :) but the single coils are giving you the best of it. Rich, dynamic, full sound. What a great amp unusual, but intuitive controls with two drives, and the others. Fun, fun, fun.

S. Shogren

December 14, 2018

My current favorite!

I only have the Fender 55, Buxom Betty and the Fuchs Train II. I do use the other two a lot but this one has something about it! Great plug that I hope to write some great riffs with!

H. Kremer

October 31, 2018

Astonishingly good

I had pretty much given up on guitar in a box. I'm new to UAD so demoed several amps, and was underwhelmed by the usual brown/silver/green. I've already got those in various plugins. Loved the Suhr and almost bought it because of the clean punchy headroom for pedals and Unison seems to make a big difference in feel. Then tried this Fuchs and couldn't stop playing it. Every time I adjusted something I wanted to save it as a preset. Crunch without fur balls like a Klon, lots of clean headroom, and tons of channel two gain without sounding like a vacuum cleaner. Can almost feel the speaker moving.

R. Cantu

October 23, 2018

Great Amp

One of the best sounding Amp vst used

A. Diederich

August 15, 2018

It’s a plug-in, why am I playing differently?

In short, this thing pushes you to dig in and make your fingers change the tone. I find myself really getting after notes and having a lot of fun with it. Confused that there isn’t a single tube involved to make it respond like that.

R. Alvarez-Torre

July 22, 2018

Excellent tone!

I love the sound of this plugin! I suggest watching reviews and listening for yourself.

M. Marton

June 17, 2018

Very good

I liked the demo sounds so previewed the plugin. Pretty much instant buy. I’ve needed a versatile amp plugin and really dig the flavour of this. Haven’t been much of an amp vst fan in the past but the Train II is changing my mind.

R. Weissauer

April 17, 2018

My new favourite!

The Fuchs Train II amp and the Fender are my favourite guitar amp plug-ins. The Fuchs is the more versatile. Best guitar plug-in I know! Awesome!

J. Cory

April 15, 2018

Raw Blues Power

This amp plug-in has tone for days! Perfect compliment to my Buxiom Betty. From gorgeous cleans to rocking distortion, really inspiring:)

t. takamasa

April 14, 2018

Fuchs Train II Amplifier

Nice Amp!!! Simply amazing!