Positive Grid has expanded their pedal range with the BIAS Modulation. The standalone pedal has nine built-in effects – Chorus, Vibrato, Flanger, Rotary, Phaser, Tremolo, Pan, RingMod and Autoswell – that can be mixed and matched to create unique sounds.
It has intensity, depth, and rate controls as well as tap tempo and LFO controls for dialing in your sound for each effect. An expression pedal input lets you adjust on the fly, while the use of a MIDI Clock will let you sync up with other BIAS pedals.
The pedal has three preset banks that store up to ten presets each for quickly recalling your creations. Each of the parameters can be tweaked with either desktop software or an iPad app, which also allows access to sharing and downloading presets via the Positive Grid ToneCloud social network.
The Positive Grid BIAS Modulation pedal will be available soon with a street price of $349.
Positive Grid BIAS Modulation Pedal Features:
|Strongest possible build quality, with rugged, all-metal chassis|
|Separate 1/4″ unbalanced (tip-sleeve), high-impedance instrument-input and line-level output jacks for left and right channels provide mono or wide stereo sound|
|Expression Pedal input provided on ¼” TRS jack provides real-time control of any parameter|
|Nine built-in modulation effects: Chorus, Vibrato, Flanger, Rotary, Phaser, Tremolo, Pan, RingMod and Autoswell|
|Mix and match two modulation types (time/filter-based and amplitude-based) to create truly unique sounds|
|Three preset banks store up to ten presets each for lickety-split recall|
|Full complement of parameter knobs controls Intensity, Depth, (Output) Level, Rate and three types of LFO modification (Shift, Wobble and Offset)|
|Sturdy switches control Tap Tempo (over a 40 to 400bpm range) and LFO’s waveshape: round (sine), sharp (sawtooth) or pulse (square)|
|Comprehensive MIDI Mapping: MIDI Program Change switches presets, and MIDI CCs (continuous controller messages) adjust key parameter values|
|Sync with other BIAS pedals using MIDI Clock, locking the tempo of all time-based effects across Positive Grid’s integrated pedalboard ecosystem|
|Full integration across hardware, desktop and mobile applications: Micro USB port and Bluetooth respectively interface pedal with BIAS Pedal desktop software (PC and Mac) and iOS app for deep pedal customization, offline preset storage, remote control and access to thousands of modulation pedal designs via Positive Grid’s ToneCloud network|
|Exports custom pedal setups into the effects chains for Positive Grid’s BIAS FX software|
|Separate MIDI In and Thru connectors|
|9VDC power-input jack|