EarthQuaker Devices Introduces the Aurelius Tri-Voice Chorus Pedal
EarthQuaker Devices has announced the Aurelius, a three-mode chorus that has six programmable presets and an expression control. The pedal centers around a three-position switch to toggle between Vibrato, Chorus, or Rotary modes with Width, Rate, and Balance controls for adjusting each mode’s parameters. Simply tapping the preset switch saves the setting into one of the Preset knob’s six slots.
“Inspired by the 1970s CE-1 Chorus Ensemble pedal, this digital unit has been tirelessly tweaked and fine-tuned to give you an all-encompassing chorus and vibrato experience like nothing else,” EarthQuaker writes. “EQD Founder Jamie Stillman took it way back to the 1940s and the advent of the Leslie speaker to boldly capture the sound of its rotating baffle system for the Rotary Mode. He studied the way that the horn and the rotor moved on Leslie speakers and emulated the phasing and speeds of the low-frequency oscillator, exaggerating the hell out of them to make it suitable for guitar, bass, or your instrument of choice.”
You can hear the pedal on bass at the 4:15 mark in the company’s official demo:
The EarthQuaker Devices Aurelius is available now for $199.
EarthQuaker Devices Aurelius Chorus Pedal Features:
|Vibrato, Chorus, and Rotary Modes|
|User-assignable expression control|
|Two global operating modes which are indicated by the color of the Save/Recall switch: Green = Live Mode / Red = Preset Mode|
|Inspired by the 1970s CE-1 Chorus Ensemble pedal|
|Silent relay-based switching with Flexi-Switch® Technology|
|Current Draw: 75 mA|
|Input impedance: 500 kΩ|
|Output Impedance: 100 Ω|