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Electro-Harmonix

Electro Harmonix Mel 9

$221.30

Electro-Harmonix

Electro Harmonix Mel 9

$221.30

* Qualifies for FREE SHIPPING within the 48 contiguous United States.


  • The polyphonic MEL9 uses the same extraordinary technology as the B9, C9 and KEY9 to transform your axe and resurrect the sound of vintage tape-based keyboards.

  • Features

      • DRY VOL KNOB - controls the volume of the untreated instrument level on the EFFECT OUTPUT jack.
      • EFFECT VOL KNOB - controls the overall volume of the selected preset at the EFFECT OUTPUT jack.
      • ATTACK KNOB - Use the ATTACK knob to set the volume swell speed, or the speed at which the effect begins to be heard. Turn the ATTACK knob down (fully counterclockwise) for a fast attack with minimum swell. Turn the knob up to increase the amount of swell and to have the notes fade in more gradually. NOTE: When using the BRASS preset, the ATTACK knob adjusts the speed of a filter sweep. This adjustment controls how quickly the BRASS sound gets bright.
      • SUSTAIN KNOB - controls the amount of time a sound continues to play after you stop playing. When the SUSTAIN knob is turned down (fully counter-clockwise), the fadeout time is at its minimum setting. Turn the knob up to increase the fadeout time. NOTE: When using the BRASS preset, the SUSTAIN knob adjusts the amount of “lip buzz”―characteristic of brass instruments such as trumpet―heard at the onset of new notes. “Lip buzz” is a subtle addition to the BRASS preset, and at times you may have difficulty hearing the impact on the sound produced by adjusting the SUSTAIN knob.
      • PRESET KNOB - Turn the white numbered knob to select a preset sound.
      • DRY OUTPUT JACK - outputs the signal present at the INPUT jack through a buffer circuit. In either EFFECT or BYPASS mode, the dry signal is always present at the DRY OUTPUT jack.
      • EFFECT OUTPUT JACK - sends the mix set by the DRY and EFFECT volume controls.
      • BYPASS FOOTSWITCH - Press the BYPASS footswitch to toggle the MEL9 OUTPUT jack between buffered BYPASS and EFFECT mode. The status LED lights when you are in EFFECT mode.
      • Pays homage to nine of the coolest Mellotron® sounds: Orchestra, Cello, Strings, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Brass, Low Choir and High Choir
      • Works on guitar without modifications, special pickups or MIDI implementation and tracks bends, slides, even whammy dive bombs!
      • Also works with bass guitar down do the open A string as well as keyboards
      • Includes independent Effect and Dry volume controls so you can create the perfect mix at the Effects output
      • Dry Output jack outputs your input signal at unity gain
      • Attack control sets the volume swell speed. As it’s turned clockwise the notes fade in more gradually
      • Sustain control adjusts the release time after a sound is stopped. As it’s turned clockwise, the fade out time increase
      • Comes with a standard EHX 9.6DC200mA PSU
      • Dimensions in inches: 4.0 (w) x 4.75 (l) x 2.25 (h)
      • Dimensions in mm: 102 (w) x 121 (l) x 89 (h)
      • Mellotron is a registered trademark of David Kean, M. Resch AB and Markus Resch.
    • Notes

            • This item qualifies for FREE UPS GROUND SHIPPING within the 48 contiguous United States.
            • If sold out, unavailable or unable to add to cart, please call (323) 883-9090 for availability. Products arrive daily!