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Meris Unveils the Enzo Multi-Voice Instrument Synthesizer Pedal

Meris Enzo Multi-Voice Instrument Synthesizer PedalMeris has unveiled the Enzo, a multi-voice instrument synthesizer with four synth modes: mono for single lines, arp for arpeggiated sounds, poly for chords, and dry for disabling the synth. Each of these can be sculpted and dialed in with a deep set of knobs with alternate functions.

Pitch changes the pitch of the Synth or Dry signal and has an alternate Portamento function for letting your pitches glide from one to the next. Filter changes the cutoff frequency of the filter and has an alternate function to select between six filter types: Ladder lowpass, ladder shelving bandpass, ladder highpass, state variable lowpass, state variable bandpass, and state variable highpass. Of course, mix blends the clean and dirty signals, but its alternate function sets the delay level.

The Sustain knob can also set the ring modulation, the Modulation knob also sets the delay feedback, and the Filter Envelope knob also changes the filter bandwidth. All of the alternate functions are accessed by holding the Alt button above the tap footswitch, which itself can be set to change the filter envelope type. Even the bypass switch can be used to change the synth waveshape from sawtooth to square.

That’s a lot to take in. You can get even more in-depth and hear some bass demos from Juan Alderete in this review from PedalsandEffects.com:

The Meris Enzo is available now for $299.

Meris Enzo Multi-Voice Instrument Synthesizer Pedal Features and Specs:

Colossal Multi-Voice Dual Oscillator Synth architecture with selectable waveforms
Two Tap Delay with Time, Feedback, Modulation, and special two stage level control
Three Synth modes: Poly Synth, Mono Synth, and Arpeggiated Synth
Two Distinct Tunable Envelope Types: Triggered and Envelope Follower
Tunable Portamento Time for smooth transitions between synth notes and pitch shifts
Sustain control for extending your volume envelope all the way to endless synth hold
Adjustable Compressor with Threshold and Mix for your input signal (Dry mode)
Custom 6 mode filter with frequency, bandwidth (resonance), and envelope
Wide ranging Ring Modulation with ability to assign envelope control
Digitally controlled Analog mix control
Stereo input and output
Switchable input / output headroom level for Guitar or Synth / Line level
Expression pedal control over all parameters simultaneously
Presets available via external 4-Preset switch or MIDI
MIDI in/out over TRS via the EXP jack
External Tap Tempo over TRS
MIDI beat clock synchronization
Premium analog signal path and 24-bit AD/DA w/32 bit floating point DSP
Premium Analog Devices JFET input section
Color – translucent coat of vibrant gold over brushed aluminum
Designed and built in Los Angeles, California U.S.A.
Premium quality 24 bit A/D and D/A
32 Bit floating point DSP hardware
Premium low noise Analog signal path throughout
Digitally controlled Analog Dry path for wet/dry mix
Analog Devices JFET input circuitry
Selectable True Bypass (Relay) or Analog Buffered Bypass
Durable translucent coat of vibrant gold over brushed aluminum
Current draw < 150 mA
Dimensions – 4.25″ wide, 4.5″ long, 2″ tall