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Meris Polymoon

Digital Modulating Delay Pedal
Published May 2018
By Bob Thomas

Meris Polymoon

The humble digital delay pedal has evolved into something we could once only dream of...

In the 35 years since the launch of the Boss DD‑2, the digital delay pedal market has gone from strength to strength, and any guitar store worth its salt will now offer plenty of delays, at prices ranging from under £50around $50 to £500$650 or so. Into the middle of this highly competitive market comes Meris’ new Polymoon ‘Super‑Modulated’ delay pedal. Although newcomers to the pedal market, California‑based Meris should be well‑known to SOS readers for their studio gear — their 500‑series 440 mic preamp, Ottobit bit‑crusher and Mercury 7 algorithmic reverb all impressed us, and each enjoyed very positive reviews.

Shine On

The Polymoon’s pristine white, solid‑steel enclosure, with its six rotary control knobs, twin illuminated buttons, and momentary Tap and Bypass footswitches, belies the complexity lurking within. In addition to their designated tasks, all these controls have an alternate function and/or an additional role in setting up a global parameter. Of the four rear‑panel TRS jacks, one handles input duties (switchable stereo/mono and instrument/line level), a pair takes care of the left and right outputs, and the other can be configured as either a MIDI I/O, or as an input for...

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Published May 2018