The H9 Harmonizer Effects Pedal with Bluetooth Control from Eventide is a multi-effect guitar pedal that features effect algorithms from Eventide's ModFactor, PitchFactor, TimeFactor, and Space stompboxes. It also stores its own exclusive algorithms. Every effect parameter, preset, and system setting can be edited via the single-knob interface or via Bluetooth with your iPod, iPhone, iPad, or computer equipped with the free H9 Control app.

The H9 Max is a professional-quality pedal featuring true stereo 1/4-inch inputs and outputs, a 1/4-inch expression pedal jack, mini USB connector, side-mounted MIDI In and Out/Thru jacks, and bypass on/off and tap tempo footswitches. Preset selection and parameter programming can be controlled via the Hotknob, presets, and x, y, and z switches and a large jog wheel/switch on the top panel. However, those who like to dig deep into programming effects will prefer to use the free H9 Control app, which allows users to control the H9 Max remotely with an iOS device or computer via Bluetooth wireless communication.

The H9 Max’s algorithms come from Eventide’s acclaimed Factor series and Space pedals and also include three H9 exclusive algorithms—UltraTap, Resonator, and EQ Compressor. TimeFactor algorithms are delay-based and consist of Digital Delay, Vintage Delay, Tape Echo, Mod Delay, Ducked Delay, Band Delay, Filter Pong, MultiTap, Reverse, and Looper. Modulation algorithms come from the ModFactor and include multiple types of Chorus, Phaser, Wah, Flanger, ModFilter, Rotary, Tremolo, Vibrato, Undulator, and Ringmod. The PitchFactor algorithms consist of Eventide’s legendary Harmonizer effects and include Diatonic, PitchFlex, Quadravox, Octaver, HarModulator, Crystals, MicroPitch, HarPeggiator, H910/H949, and Synthonizer. Space reverb algorithms consist of Room, Plate, Spring, Hall, Reverse, Shimmer, ModEchoVerb, DualVerb, Blackhole, MangledVerb, TremoloVerb, and DynaVerb.

Eventide effects are truly in a class of their own, especially when it comes to the delay, modulation, pitch/Harmonizer, and reverb effects found in the H9 Max. These are professional-quality, high-resolution, sophisticated effects that until only a few years ago were once the exclusive territory of expensive rack-mount units with powerful processors. The quality and variety of effects packed into the compact H9 Max pedal is simply astonishing.

The PitchFactor algorithms are simply the best pitch shifting and Harmonizer effects available. The tracking is lightning fast, and the pitch accuracy is dead on. I particularly love how easy it is to program natural-sounding six-string bass, baritone, and 12-string guitar sounds. The TimeFactor algorithms cover ever type of delay a guitarist could want, from sparkling digital effects to warm tape echoes. The ModFactor algorithms are very useful and can save guitarists a ton of money otherwise spent on dozens of standalone modulation effects pedals (although only one algorithm can be used at a time). The Space reverb algorithms bring true studio-quality sound to the stage, and the reverbs are equally useful in the recording studio as well.

Pre-loaded alorithims

From ModFactor:

Liquid Chorus
Organic Chorus
Shimmer Chorus
Classic Chorus
Phase XO Chorus
Bias Tremolo
Opto Tremolo
From PitchFactor:

H910
H949
Crystals
Tuner
From TimeFactor:

Tape Echo
Vintage Delay
From Space:

Shimmer
Hall
Exclusive to the H9

UltraTap Delay

Connectors

Input 1 (mono) ¼ inch mono phone jack
Input 2 ¼ inch mono phone jack
Output 1 (mono) ¼ inch mono phone jack
Output 2 ¼ inch mono phone jack
Expression Pedal ¼ inch mono phone jack
Mini USB Use 2.0 cables only
MIDI In Five pin DIN (Female)
MIDI Out/Thru Five pin DIN (Female)
AC Adapter Jack Power supply included (see below)
Analog I/O

Input Impedance 600K ohms (mono or stereo)
Output Impedance 470 ohms
Recommended Load Impedance 10K ohms or greater
Physical

Power 9VDC, 500mA, center pin(+)
Dimensons English: 5.25" (H) x 4.65" (W) x 1.96" (D)
Metric: 133 (H) x 118 (W) x 50 (D) mm
Weight 1.53lbs, 0.7kg / Retail box 3 lbs, 1.36 kg

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