Electro-Harmonix Announces New Bass9 Pedal

The Bass9 Bass Machine transforms your guitar into one of nine different basses with the twist of a knob.
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Electro-Harmonix Bass9 Bass Machine

Electro-Harmonix Bass9 Bass Machine

Electro-Harmonix has announced its new Bass9 Bass Machine pedal.

The Bass9 transforms a user's guitar into any one of nine different basses, without any special pickups, MIDI or instrument modifications. Like other EHX 9 Series pedals, the Bass9 relies on technology like the MEL9 Tape Replay Machine, but it also features a new algorithm maximized for transposing one to two octaves down.

The pedal's rotary switch allows users to switch between nine different bass sounds: Precision (which emulates the Fender P Bass); Longhorn (emulates the Danelectro six-string bass); Fretless; Synth (takes after the Taurus Synthesizer); Virtual (allows the user to adjust the bass’s body density and neck length); Bowed; Split Bass (allows the user to play bass on the lower three strings while playing chords and melody on the upper three); 3:03 (takes after the Roland TB-303 vintage bass synth) and Flip-Flop, a 70s style logic-driven sub-octave generator that tracks without glitches.

The Electro-Harmonix Bass9 Bass Machine pedal is available now for $231.

For more info on the pedal, head on over to ehx.com.