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Boss Unveils the SY-1 Synthesizer Pedal
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Boss Unveils the SY-1 Synthesizer Pedal

Boss has announced the SY-1, a synthesizer pedal that brings their latest technology to a compact format. The unit has 121 synth sounds they say “makes it simple for any guitarist or bassist to incorporate an authentic Boss synth into their music.”

Pigtronix Introduces the Resotron Analog Filter Pedal
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Pigtronix Introduces the Resotron Analog Filter Pedal

Pigtronix has introduced the Resotron, which is an analog filter based on 70’s keyboard synthesizers. Effective for guitar, bass, and more, the pedal is based around the SSM2040 chip found in the Prophet 5 and Octave CAT synthesizers.

Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Bass Mono Synth Pedal
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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Bass Mono Synth Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Bass Mono Synth, a new pedal that offers 11 different bass-specific synthesizer styles: Laser, X-Fade, Acid, Cosmic, Sub, Growl, Wub, Unison, Twin, Spectre, and Oblivion.

Meris Unveils the Enzo Multi-Voice Instrument Synthesizer Pedal
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Meris Unveils the Enzo Multi-Voice Instrument Synthesizer Pedal

Meris 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...

Pigtronix Announces the Ringmaster Ring Modulator Synth Pedal
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Pigtronix Announces the Ringmaster Ring Modulator Synth Pedal

During the Winter NAMM Show, Pigtronix introduced the Ringmaster, an analog ring modulator synth pedal that they designed to create analog harmonizer and tremolo effects to follow the notes you play. “Expanding on the “Intelligent Ring Mod” found in the original Mothership pedal, Ringmaster adds LFO and Sample + Hold modulation sources, pitch following tremolo and well as wave shaping...

Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Superego+ Synth Engine / Multi Effect Pedal
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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Superego+ Synth Engine / Multi Effect Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has added some features to their Superego pedal to create the Superego+. The new unit takes the synth engine and adds a multi-effects section with 11 built-in effects plus an expression input and an external jack for a three-button controller. The 11 effects are Detune, Delay, Echo, Flange, Phase, Mod, Rotary, Trem 1, Trem 2, Pitch, and Filter. “The...

Pigtronix Announces Mothership 2 Analog Synthesizer
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Pigtronix Announces Mothership 2 Analog Synthesizer

Pigtronix has expanded their other-worldly effects lineup with the Mothership 2 Analog Synthesizer. Building on the original Mothership, the new pedal packs tons of features into a smaller footprint. It has five dual-concentric potentiometers and two toggle switches. The knobs control the VCO (triangle wave), square wave, sub-octave, clean mix, master volume, glide, fine tune, dynamics, timbre, and sweep. The...

TWA Introduces the DM-02 Dynamorph
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TWA Introduces the DM-02 Dynamorph

TWA has introduced the DM-02 Dynamorph, an envelope-controlled harmonic generator. The versatile pedal gives distortion, fuzz, filter, and synth effects in one unique unit. “Featuring a distortion circuit where the amount and type of saturation is intricately linked to the input signal level, the TWA DM-02 Dynamorph creates multi-layered, highly complex waveforms that “morph” your instrument’s harmonic structure in bizarre...

Electro Harmonix Unveils SYNTH9 Pedal
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Electro Harmonix Unveils SYNTH9 Pedal

Electro Harmonix has expanded their line of synthesizer pedals with the SYNTH9. Suited for bass and guitar, the stompbox emulates classic electronic synthesizers with nine settings: OBX, Profit V, Vibe Synth, Mini Mood, EHX Mini, Solo Synth, Mood Bass, String Synth, and Poly VI. “Using the same innovative technology that powers the award-winning B9 and C9 Organ Machines as well...

DigiTech Introduces Dirty Robot Stereo Mini-Synth Pedal
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DigiTech Introduces Dirty Robot Stereo Mini-Synth Pedal

The mad scientists at DigiTech have unleashed the Dirty Robot, a stereo mini-synth effect for bass and guitar. The pedal features seven controls and two synth voices: straight envelope-style synthesis (V1) or vocal formant synthesis (V2). “We designed the Dirty Robot to provide guitarists or bassists with a slew of synth effects in a small footprint,” DigiTech’s Tom Cram says....