Meris launches MercuryX modular reverb system which takes Mercury7 “to all new heights” 

MercuryX takes “the heart and soul of Mercury7” and adds new updates and features.

Meris MercuryX

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Effects brand Meris has built upon its popular Mercury7 pedal with the all-new MercuryX modular reverb system.

The classic pedal has been take to “all-new heights”, with Meris claiming the X version is “the most flexible studio reverb ever created in a pedal format.”

The original Mercury7 landed back in the late 2010s, and took inspiration from the soundtracks of Vangelis and ‘80s sci-fi classic, Blade Runner. The MercuryX sees the reverb now in a beefier cage with added features. Meris says it offers “pro audio” and has “studio rack heritage”,  providing advanced processing, and a high performance signal path.

It combines eight custom Meris reverb algorithms and incorporates those into a modular system UI/architecture. Specifically, the architecture that was introduced with its award winning LVX pedal.

Its Ultraplate and Cathedra reverbs are taken from the Blade Runner-inspired tones offered in the Mercury7, whilst the 78 Room, Plate and Hall structures are inspired by the sounds of a studio classic (which does not appear to be named), whilst Spring, Prism, and Gravity are brand new structures unique to the MercuryX.

Further key features include:

  • Expanded 2.54 seconds of Stereo Pre Delay with modular Feedback Routing Location
  • Advanced ARM processor
  • Configurable reverb structures, types and processing elements
  • Intuitive interface
  • Expressive Hold modifier switch
  • 99 preset locations in 33 banks, plus a Favourite preset bank
  • Instant access tuner
  • Deep Modifier section
  • Independent stereo freeze
  • Gate envelope controls
  • New Processing Elements including 79 Chorus, Vibrato, Vowel Mod, Tremolo, Hazy Lo-Fi, and more
  • Digitally controlled analogue mixbus
  • Stereo input and output with separate jacks for each
  • MIDI In and Out
  • Expression pedal jack and assignable expression pedal control

MercuryX is available now for $599 from Meris directly. Find out more via the Meris website.

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