Source Audio Unveils the Spectrum Intelligent Filter Pedal
Hot on the heels of their C4 Synth pedal, Source Audio has introduced the Spectrum Intelligent Filter, which they call an “all-in-one filter extravaganza.”
Similar to the C4, the Spectrum comes with six envelope sounds accessed via a three-position toggle switch and two preset banks. It has four knobs to control eight parameters: Input Level, Envelope Sensitivity, Filter Depth, Wet/Dry Mix, Frequency, Resonance (a.k.a. “Q”), Envelope Speed, and Output Volume. It has stereo inputs and outputs, 56-bit signal processing, and a compact anodized aluminum housing.
The Spectrum goes much deeper than six sounds with its presets and Source Audio’s Neuro Hub, Neuro Desktop Editor, and Neuro Mobile App. In the apps, you can find a diverse library of presets or create and tweak your own.
“We have already created many legendary filter pedals,” said Source Audio President Roger Smith. “I told Bob Chidlaw I wanted the undisputed greatest stereo filter pedal of all time. He not only did that with Spectrum, but he included up and down octaves, drives, and LFO to create an all-in-one filter extravaganza that is appropriate for all types of players.”
Check out the Spectrum on bass in this demo by Adam Aarts:
The Source Audio Spectrum Intelligent Filter has a street price of $199.
Source Audio Spectrum Intelligent Filter Pedal Features:
|Six Onboard Presets|
|4-Knob Control Panel|
|Growing Library of Published Presets|
|Sound Sculpting Options via Neuro|
|128 MIDI Accessible Factory Presets|
|External Expression and Tap Tempo Control|
|Includes 9v DC power supply (300mA / Negative Tip)|
|Includes 1/8″ to 1/4″ cable for Neuro Mobile App connection.|
|Power Consumption — 165mA|
|Brushed anodized aluminum housing.|
|Dimensions: L: 4.5 in./11.4cm x W: 2.75 in./7cm x H: 2 in./5.1cm (including knobs)|