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Iron Ether Updates the Polytope Quad-Voice Detuner

Iron Ether Polytope Quad-Voice Detuner

Iron Ether’s Polytope Detuner/Chorus/Vibrato pedal has gotten an update for 2017. The new version of the flexible pedal has an expression jack input for detune amount or chorus/vibrato depth while the filter is now switchable between high-pass and low-pass. Further, its smaller detuning range is even smaller now, which the company says makes it easier to dial in subtle, musical sounds.

The core of the pedal’s effects lies in its ability to create up to four copies of your input signal, which can then be detuned from “subtle thickening to huge multi-voice detuned synth sounds,” Iron Ether writes. “The detuned voices maintain the timbre of the input and respond well to polyphonic signals. In addition to the static detune mode, the included LFO (low-frequency oscillator) can be used to sweep the pitches of all four voices to create wide and deep chorus ensembles when combined with the clean signal.”

Check out this bass demo of the updated Polytope by Zachary Rizer:

Iron Ether Polytope Quad-Voice Detuner Features:

Low-noise, low-distortion active components chosen for excellent audio fidelity
Measures 4.7″ x 2.5″ (12cm x 6.3cm).
Runs on industry-standard 9 volt DC center-negative power supply. 85mA current draw
Relay-based true bypass
All jacks are located at the top of the pedal to save pedalboard space.