3 Leaf Audio introduces the Chromatron
A state variable filter with tonal options for days.
The latest pedal out of 3 Leaf Audio’s corner is the Chromatron, a versatile analogue filter that can go from vintage, Hendrix-esque quacks to futuristic synth soundscapes.
This stompbox features an original envelope detector circuit that mirrors instrument dynamics in a musical fashion. Built with audiophile-grade components, the Chromatron has a low-noise signal path encourages a clear and defined filter response.
Add an external expression pedal to the mix and the filter cutoff can be manually controlled to produce lush, synth-like filter movement.
There are seven main knobs that govern filter response: The usual suspects such as “Response”, “Tone”, “Mix”, “Attack” and “Decay”, along with “Resonance” and “Boost”. The former sets the level of filter feedback, and the latter sculpts post-filter gain. When you’re in expression control mode, the “Response”, “Attack” and “Decay” knobs are disabled.
Check out the pedal in action here:
Retails at $349. More info at 3leafaudio.com.
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