Lo-Fi Sounds In New EHX Stompbox

Mainframe is a sample rate reducer and bit crusher   01-Oct-20

Electro-Harmonix has introduced the Mainframe sample rate reducer and bit crusher which they say enables the user to create old-school digital audio sounds and fine tune their digital artifacts. The Mainframe is equipped with comprehensive controls and features, as follows:

  • Sample Rate Reduction ranging from 48kHz to 110Hz
  • Bit Depth Reduction ranging from 24-bit to 1-bit
  • Selectable High/Low/Band-Pass filter to shape the artifacts of the bit crushing and sample rate reduction
  • Sample Rate Tuning Mode allows you to set the sample rate to match the key of a song, or continually adjust the sample rate based on what you play on your instrument
  • Programmable preset or expression pedal setting allows you to save your sound or control any combination of the Mainframe's knobs with an external expression pedal
  • Secondary knob parameters allow you to fine-tune the Mainframe's effect.
  • High quality buffered bypass and silent switching
  • Comes equipped with a standard EHX 9.6DC200mA power supply


Pricing and Availability:
The Mainframe features a USA street price of $179.00.

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