Electro-Harmonix Announces 45000 Multi-Track Looper and Random Tone Generator

The 45000 combines the familiar controls of a multi-track digital recorder with state-of-the-art features.The RTG (Random Tone Generator) is a faithful reissue of a rare EHX synthesizer first introduced in 1980.

Long Island City, NY (January 23, 2013) – Building on EHX’s looper legacy, the 45000 combines the familiar controls of a multi-track digital recorder with state-of-the-art features making it possible to create complex multi-track loops quickly and easily.

Each loop has four mono tracks and one stereo mixdown track. The 45000 records non-compressed, 44.1 kHz / 16-bit CD quality audio direct to a removable SDHC card (4 to 32GB). Each card holds up to 100 individual loops accessed with the optional 45000 Foot Controller (sold separately).

Loop speed is adjustable over a two octave range, and reverse recording and playback are also possible. For extra convenience, a built-in metronome to a separate Monitor Out and a Headphone Out are also included.

  • Includes a 4GB card delivering up to 125 minutes of recording time
  • Import .Wav audio files from PC or Mac
  • Auxiliary Input mixes MP3 players with the loop output
  • Stereo mixdown track frees tracks for re-use
  • Overdub or punch in/out recording
  • Quantize or non-quantize (free running) modes
  • MIDI Clock Sync as master or slave
  • Most user parameters are MIDI controllable
  • USB port enables backup/restore with PC or MAC
  • Standard 9.6VDC 200mA power supply included

The RTG (Random Tone Generator) is a faithful reissue of a rare EHX synthesizer first introduced in 1980. The palm-sized synth produces wild, randomly changing tones over a four-plus octave range. Creates sensational soundscapes, especially when used with other effects!

  • Rate knob controls the speed at which the tones are generated
  • Glide switch adds portamento or a glide between pitches
  • I/O is super simple with just a ¼" output jack
  • A footswitch turns the RTG on or off and an indicator LED alerts the user to its status
  • Power is through a standard 9Volt power supply or 9Volt battery (included)

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