Video: EarthQuaker Devices Launches Data Corrupter Modulated Monophonic Harmonizer

The always zany team over at EarthQuaker Devices announced the launch of a new pedal today: the Data Corrupter Modulated Monophonic PLL Harmonizer.

We were lucky enough to get an advance unit to shoot the demo you see above, and as you can hear from Jim's playing, this thing packs a myriad of intense tones with all kinds of glitchy, fuzzed–out goodness on tap.

There's a lot going on under the hood, but in short, the Data Corrupter converts your guitar signal into a square wave with master oscillator and subharmonic switches that let you flip either three octaves below or three octaves above your signal. This signal can then be modified and sliced up in a number of different ways, with a mixer section to control the level of each component as well as a variable vibrato/glide section.

While not a direct clone by any means, this pedal was inspired by the PLL made by Schumann Electronics. PLL stands for "Phase–Locked Loop," which essentially translates to a pedal that takes in and locks onto a signal, reproduces an identical signal, and then adjusts itself accordingly after detecting phase changes between the two signals.

For more specs and to order one for yourself, take a look at our product page here.

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