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Electro-Harmonix Announces Freeze Sound Retainer, Neo Clone, And Headphone Amp

Electro-Harmonix has new products for sample and performance capture with overlay, analog chorus, and personal practice amplification.

Long Island, NY (June 21, 2010) -- Electro-Harmonix showcased five new products at the Summer NAMM show, where we were on hand to shoot a video demo of them. Two of the five, Germanium4 Big Muff and Magnum 44 were announced prior to the show. The other three are the Freeze Sound Retainer, Neo Clone, and Headphone Amp.

Freeze Sound Retainer
The Freeze Sound Retainer pedal captures a moment and sustains the note or chord infinitely at the press of the footswitch. It features and Effect Level knob and three selectable decay rates: Latch, Fast, and Slow.

Freeze Sound Retainer specs:
  • Real time sample capture with perfect looping
  • Latch mode for infinite sustain at the touch of a momentary switch
  • Fast decay mode
  • Slow decay mode
  • Latch mode for infinite sustain of sample capture
  • Smooth tonal transitions between captures
  • Optional 9.6DC 200 power supply
  • Handles input gains from pedal boards
  • Street price: $118.50
Neo Clone
The Neo Clone pedal is an analog chorus modeled after the Small Clone pedal. It features the same circuit as the Small Clone and a high quality bucket brigade chip.

Neo Clone specs:
  • Same chorus as the Small Clone pedal
  • Pedal board friendly foot print
  • Total analog design
  • Sultry sonic texture with depth control
  • Battery equipped with optional 9.6DC-200 power supply
  • Street price: $66.75
Headphone Amp
The Headphone Amp is a personal practice amplifier designed to be light and portable. It comes with a handy belt clip and can handle high gain pedal board input.

Headphone Amp specs:
  • Ultra lightweight and portable
  • Designed specifically for musical instruments
  • Get the character sound of your live instrument
  • Handles high gain pedal board input delivering your favorite tone and definition
  • Super quiet
  • Battery included, Headphones are not included
  • Street price: $45
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Source: Press Release