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Iron Ether Updates the Polytope Quad-Voice Detuner
Pedals & Effects

Iron Ether Updates the 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...

Iron Ether Updates Xerograph Deluxe Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Iron Ether Updates Xerograph Deluxe Pedal

Iron Ether Electronics is continuing to redesign their pedals for 2016 with an updated version of the Xerograph Deluxe. The synthesizer-inspired stompbox now includes an expression attenuator knob for setting the sweep, top-mounted jacks, and a second footswitch dedicated to the envelope filter. “[The new] stomp switch activates/deactivates the envelope follower, allowing you to seamlessly move from envelope filter sounds...

Iron Ether Electronics Retools FrantaBit for 2016
Pedals & Effects

Iron Ether Electronics Retools FrantaBit for 2016

Iron Ether Electronics has revamped their FrantBit effects pedal for 2016 with upgrades and a new feature. The bit crusher/sample rate reducer now has a built-in expression attenuator knob that allows for dialing in the range of the expression sweep, plus better audio fidelity and improved expression response. “In all modes, the expression value is now added to the on-board...

Iron Ether Introduces Divaricator Bass Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Iron Ether Introduces Divaricator Bass Pedal

Effects pedal company Iron Ether Electronics has announced the Divaricator, a crossover and exciter pedal for bass that they call a “tone toolbox” for bassists. The pedal, which also includes an effects loop, splits your signal up to process it. “Using its 4th-order variable crossover, the pedal splits a signal into high and low frequency bands, and processes the high...

Iron Ether Introduces Subterranea Synth/Octave Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Iron Ether Introduces Subterranea Synth/Octave Pedal

Iron Ether’s newest pedal is a multi-timbral analog synthesizer and octave pedal. The handmade “Subterranea” pedal features three synthesized voices that track the input pitch, two of which have selectable waveforms and a third that has its own unique sound and lowpass filter. Iron Ether says all of the voices can be mixed together to create a “massive synthesized voice”...

Iron Ether Debuts Polytope Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Iron Ether Debuts Polytope Pedal

Iron Ether has released the Polytope, a quad-voice pitch detuner. The pedal creates up to four identical copies of the input signal that can then be detuned in pitch to create sounds from “subtle thickening to huge multi-voice detuned synth sounds.” The voices are added and faded in by raising the Voices knob with each new voice alternating above and...