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Electro-Harmonix Synth 9

Guitar Effects Pedal
Published June 2017
By Paul White

This stompbox aims to put the sound of classic analogue synths at guitarists’ feet.

The Electro-Harmonix (EHX) Synth 9 is the latest in the company’s ‘9’ range of guitar pedals — we’ve seen them model tonewheel organs, electric pianos and a Mellotron, previously. This latest toy is dedicated to turning a regular electric guitar into a polyphonic analogue synth. It follows the same ‘four knobs, one dial and one footswitch’ control paradigm of the previous pedals in the series: the first two knobs adjust the dry and ‘synth’ output levels, and the last two vary in function according to the preset that’s selected...

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Published June 2017