Earthquaker Devices Bit Commander Octave Synth ~ On Order

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Fancy turning your guitar into an analogue synth? Well with the Bit Commander from Earthquaker Devices you can!!!

This weird and utterly wonderful pedal gives you four octaves of old school square wave synth madness, from screeching QOTSA lead lines to gut-rumbling White Stripes style sub octave bass riffs!!!!

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.

 

Controls:

Sub: Two octaves down level

Down 1: One octave down level

Up 1: One octave up level

Base: Squared input signal level

Level: Master volume

Filter: Tone control, more highs clockwise, more warmth counter clockwise

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

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Manufacturer Earthquaker Devices
Model 8589330040
Condition New
Weight (kg) 0.000000
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