Inside Electro-Harmonix: How They Make Their Pedals!
BoingBoing took a trip to Long Island and shot a video showing the Electro-Harmonix factory. Watch it here!
[from Musicradar.com] Electro-Harmonix (EHX) is mostly famed for its creation of guitar FX including the Big Muff, HOG and Electric Mistress Flanger, to name but a few. EHX also manufactures vacuum tubes, which - along with every single pedal – are sent to the New York HQ for testing.
Our friends over at BoingBoing took a trip to Long Island and shot the following video. The tour includes an FX designer's very real (and very messy) working environment and "more vacuum tubes than any of you will ever see for the rest your life."
Watch The Video:
After extensive research into what made the 1970 Big Muff such a special and legendary pedal, Electro-Harmonix came up with a new addition to its Big Muff family: The Little Big Muff. Housed in a compact, die-cast box with smooth corners, The Little Big Muff presents the classic, true-to-heritage, 1970 tone that falls somewhere between…
Electro-Harmonix spent many months creating what we believe to be the best heavy metal pedal ever built. The Metal Muff utilizes three powerful EQ bands, including a midrange control designed for perfect contouring. Along with beautifully sculpted mids, the Metal Muff offers commanding bass and defined top end—coupled with user-controlled distortion from pinched-edge to totally crushing—making it a heavy metal…
Introducing the Bass Big Muff Pi, a new version of the famous distorsion/fuzz/sustainer stompbox.
This XO-series sized box features a bass boost switch and was specifically designed to handle bass frequencies. It also features a "dry" output. Features: Controls for Volume - Tone - Sustain Mini Switch for Bass Boost …
Lush chorus. Reissue of the affordable analog chorus pedal popularized by Kurt Cobain. Depth and Rate controls create the finest analog chorus sounds, from clear, rich and dimensional to warm pulsating warbles.
Three selectable attacks coupled with silky, long sustains blend in perfect harmony to create the finest compressor ever built for guitar and bass. The Soul Preacher is your tool for sonic salvation.
The ultimate envelope follower Same as the original Q-Tron but with added Effects Loop and Attack Response Switch. The Effects Loop lets you place an additional effect between the Q-Tron+'s preamp and filter section without changing the envelope drive. The added Response Switch lets the player choose between a slow, smooth, vowel-like attack and the fast, snaked response of the…
Modulation madness! All-analog multi-effects processor featuring Phaser, Tremolo, Vibrato, and a Neo-modulated Wah. At the heart of The Worm is a specially designed tone-bending engine that creates groundbreaking oscillatory effects. Features: True bypass Mode selectable analog modulation effects: wah, phaser, vibrato, tremolo Manual mode removes the modulation so the effects can be swept by hand …
Brings cascading sweeps and gorgeous, panoramic imaging through stereo outputs. User defined start and stop ranges allows you to sculpt the phase shifting to fit your music. Optical circuitry provides a wide dynamic range making the Polyphase ideal for hot output keyboards. Switch selectable LFO, envelope follower and expression pedal control. Generate liquid stereo phase shifting at its finest. …
The Electro-Harmonix Stereo Pulsar creates beautiful vintage vibrato & tremolo. Add motional panning with user-selectable variable wave forms. One of our very favorite new effects! Connected as a mono pedal, the Stereo Pulsar replaces the old Electro-Harmonix Pulsar: a tremolo pedal that allows significant control over the shape of modulating waveform. Hook up the Stereo Pulsar in…
This pedal was built to produce the kind of classic ’60s-style overdrive that only a true Germanium transistor can offer, along with the added convenience of an adjustable GAIN control, BIAS control, and a circuit VOLTS knob for dialing in what E-H calls “that sweet spot found when a battery’s voltage dips.”
Envelope controlled filter! The Micro Q-Tron is Identical to the EH Mini Q-Tron but in a compact pedal. The envelope controlled filter is a unique type of sound modifier in which the user's playing style controls the effect. The volume of the input signal (also called the envelope) controls the cutoff frequency or the center frequency of a swept filter.…
The Nano Clone is a compact battery operated Chorus device that features a RATE control allowing you to change the speed of the Chorus. To produce the Chorus effect, the Nano Clone bends the frequency slightly from the input source and mixes this altered signal with some direct unaffected signal. The combination produces a doubling effect. This is Lush…
Digital delay with analog tone. Comes in a small die-cast package and produces the FINEST digital echo available. Full 2 seconds maximum delay time.
We put two of our classic transistor '69 plug-in Muff Fuzz effects together in one box – which means double the trouble! Using just one gives you a hint of milky distortion, or cascading the second lets you turn your milk into cream. This pedal is so simple, yet incredibly versatile! This pedal is proving to be every bit of…
Reverb, Pitch Shift and Tremolo can blend with the Stain’s unique analog gilded distortion. Plutonic interaction of the controls creates ultra novel effects. This is the first Electro-Harmonix "Multi FX" pedal...and guess what? It's great! Great reverb, dirty Fuzz, pitch shifting and vintage tremolo...this is a unique multi-FX, that doesn't try…
The name says it all - what was great got even better! Generate the slithering, panoramic textures of “Axis Bold As Love.” Manually flange or freeze your sound in Filter Matrix mode. Chorus and Flanger work together seamlessly for unique stereo modulations. Colorful and seductive! Features: Truly independent stereo outputs Individual flanger Individual chorus Chorus…
The 16 Second Digital Delay's optional Foot Controller allows you to "foot" switch six different functions remotely. You can turn the Sweep, Reverse and Feedback on or off, and shift the Loop up or down one octave. With identical record and play FSWs from the main unit, the Foot Controller plugs directly into the footswitch jack with a standard…
Availability:Call 0844 815 0888
Analog synth for bass. The Bass Micro Synthesizer has the same features as the famed Micro Synthesizer but with a filter sweep range tailored for bass guitar.
24DC-100 power supply included
Two Synths Snorkeling 1.94 MB · MP3
Warning: this mp3 file is a…
The ultimate chorus pedal. Lush, warm and defined chorusing and vibrato. Simple but definitive performance controls. Use the stereo outputs and be enveloped in a spatial shimmer. The Electro-Harmonix Micro Clone Theory Stereo Chorus Effects Pedal resurrects the popular Clone Theory Chorus/Vibrato pedal as part of the Electro-Harmonix XO die cast series. Now in stereo and a…
Availability:Call for availability
Ring Modulator One of the most sophisticated and unusual effects in the Electro-Harmonix line, the Frequency Analyzer, used by Devo and others, adds moving harmonies to the original note while controllable high order filters reduce cross product distortion.
From tunable three-voice harmony to anarchic microtonal sounds, the Frequency Analyzer is an esoteric accessory for all instruments.
Availability:Call 0844 815 0888