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Earthquaker Bit Commander V2 Octave Synth Pedal

Vintage Square Wave Analog Synth with Four Octaves |

Item ID: EQDBITCV2USA
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Description

The Bit Commander is a monophonic analog guitar synthesizer with four octaves of vintage square wave synth tones. Its no-nonsense interface makes it easy to add or subtract octaves to create a wide variety of sounds without having to dial in envelopes or oscillators. Ripping sub-octave thump, pulsing octave down, a lightly squared base tone and a swelling transformer based octave up all join together to make a single guitar sound like an army of olde tyme synths.

Like all analog octave effects, there are some basic rules to follow that will get you the most enjoyment from your Bit Commander. Use the neck pickup and play single notes. The best tracking occurs from the 7th fret up on all the strings. Below the 7th will still track but there will be occasional glitches and stutters. The lower the note, the harder it is for the Bit Commander to register. The use of Bass and lower registers on keyboards will yield unexpected, sometimes pleasing, sometimes disgusting results. These are not mistakes or flaws, it is the nature of analog octaves.

Analog, true bypass and hand made one at a time in the republic of Akron Ohio.

Controls & Highlights

  • SubTwo octaves down level
  • Down 1One octave down level
  • Up 1One octave up level
  • BaseSquared input signal level
  • LevelMaster volume
  • FilterTone control, more highs clockwise, more warmth counter clockwise

Specifications

Type: Synthesizer
Power Supply: 9 Volt DC 2.1mm negative center
True Bypass/Buffer: Yes
In's - Out's: 1 In - 1 Out
Stereo/Mono: Mono
Expression Out: None
Analog/Digital: Analog
Battery Connection: None

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Warning: This product contains a chemical(s) that is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.