Hicksville, NY (June 19, 2018) -- Hotone announces the release of the Binary Series, a collection of four effects pedals for guitar and bass that produce versatile, pro-level effects in compact cases. Based on the comprehensive and familiar effect library that has amazed XTOMP users worldwide, the Binary Series pedals gather a multitude of high-quality effects in a portable and affordable package. Each Binary Series pedal features a dual-footswitch design, versatile inputs/outputs and a bright, clear OLED display, blurring the line between classic pedals and modern multi-effects.

At the core of the Binary Series sound is a dual-DSP (digital signal processing) platform and Hotone’s proprietary Comprehensive Dynamic Circuit Modeling (CDCM) system that ensures a realistic playing experience. The CDCM system is built on an extremely complex dynamic variation matrix, able to realistically express every detailed change that occurs during the operational process of actual circuitry. The result is a faithful reproduction of the original sounds.

Hotone is launching the following four models in the Binary Series:

Binary Amp

  • The Hotone Binary Amp is an amplifier simulator effects pedal that delivers 16 classic/legendary guitar amp models inspired by various products by Friedman, Mesa/Boogie, Fender, Peavey, Marshall, Engl, Soldano, VOX, Orange, and more. Each with its own high-quality cab simulators. Additionally, a built-in FX loop allows the sounds to be expanded even further.

Binary Eko

  • The Hotone Binary Eko is a CDCM-based delay effects pedal with stereo I/O and expression pedal support for delivering classic and new Hotone delay sounds. 17 high-quality delay effects types include analog, digital, tape, dual, ping pong, filtered, modulated, slap back and more.

Binary IR Cab

  • The Hotone IR Cab is an impulse response-based cabinet simulator effects pedal that delivers 100 authentic vintage and modern guitar and bass cab models inspired by various products by Fender, Supro, Vox, Dumble, Marshall, Mesa/Boogie, Bogner, Hartke, and more. Additionally, the IR Cab features CDCM-based studio microphone and power amp models, as well as a variety of detailed mic position (X, Y, Z) and room simulations. Users can also import their own IR files to further expand the pedals library.

Binary Mod

  • The Hotone Binary Mod is a CDCM-based modulation effects pedal with stereo I/O and expression pedal support for delivering classic and new Hotone modulation sounds. 24 high- quality modulation effects include choruses, flangers, phasers, tremolos, rotary speaker simulators, vibratos, wahs, detuners and more.

The Binary Amp, Eko and Mod pedals are available now at most major MI retailers for $139.99, while the Binary IR Cab is available now at most major MI retailers for $149.99.

Binary Amp Product Features:

  • Compact, easy-to-use dual-footswitch amp simulator effects pedal
  • Advanced CDCM modeling system ensures realistic playing experience
  • Dual DSP-powered platform ensures high sound quality
  • 24-bit A/D/A conversion, up to 110dB S/N ratio
  • 16 CDCM-based legendary guitar amp models with dedicated cab models
  • Mini USB jack for firmware upgrading and loading/managing effects via free Mac/PC software
  • FX Loop jacks for expanded effects
  • 10 presets (5 presets x 2 banks)
  • Pure analog buffered bypass switching with flat frequency response
  • OLED screen with clear display
  • Five translucent knobs with LEDs
  • USB to USB Micro B cable included
  • Lightweight aluminum alloy chassis
  • 9V DC (center negative) operation (power supply sold separately)

Binary Eko Product Features:

  • Compact, easy-to-use dual-footswitch delay effects pedal with tap tempo
  • Advanced CDCM modeling system ensures realistic playing experience
  • Dual DSP-powered platform ensures high sound quality
  • 24-bit A/D/A conversion, up to 110dB S/N ratio
  • 17 high-quality delay effects, including CDCM-based classics and Hotone originals
  • Variable maximum delay time ranging from 1000–4000ms
  • Tap Tempo function with Tap Divide
  • Stereo I/Os
  • EXP jack for expression pedal control
  • Mini USB jack for firmware upgrading and loading/managing effects via free Mac/PC software
  • 10 presets (5 presets x 2 banks)
  • Pure analog buffered bypass switching with flat frequency response
  • OLED screen with clear display
  • Five translucent knobs with LEDs
  • USB to USB Micro B cable included
  • Lightweight aluminum alloy chassis
  • 9V DC (center negative) operation (power supply sold separately)

Binary IR Cab Product Features:

  • Compact, easy-to-use dual-footswitch impulse response cabinet simulator effects pedal
  • Advanced CDCM modeling system ensures realistic playing experience
  • Dual DSP-powered platform ensures high sound quality
  • 24-bit A/D/A conversion, up to 110dB S/N ratio
  • 100 legendary guitar and bass cab models
  • 11 CDCM-based legendary studio microphone models
  • Eight CDCM-based power amp models
  • Detailed mic position (X, Y, Z) and room simulations
  • Supports third-party IR files
  • Mini USB jack for firmware upgrading and loading/managing effects via free Mac/PC software
  • Aux input and headphone output for practicing/jamming
  • 100 presets
  • Pure analog buffered bypass switching with flat frequency response
  • OLED screen with clear display
  • Five translucent knobs with LEDs
  • USB to USB Micro B cable included
  • Lightweight aluminum alloy chassis
  • 9V DC (center negative) operation (power supply sold separately)

Binary Mod Product Features:

  • Compact, easy-to-use dual-footswitch modulation effects pedal with tap tempo
  • Advanced CDCM modeling system ensures realistic playing experience
  • Dual DSP-powered platform ensures high sound quality
  • 24-bit A/D/A conversion, up to 110dB S/N ratio
  • 24 high-quality modulation effects, including CDCM-based classics and Hotone originals
  • Supports Tap Tempo
  • Stereo I/Os
  • EXP jack for expression pedal control
  • Mini USB jack for firmware upgrading and loading/managing effects via free Mac/PC software
  • 10 presets (5 presets x 2 banks)
  • Pure analog buffered bypass switching with flat frequency response
  • OLED screen with clear display
  • Five translucent knobs with LEDs
  • USB to USB Micro B cable included
  • Lightweight aluminum alloy chassis
  • 9V DC (center negative) operation (power supply sold separately)

For more information:
Hotone Audio