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Source Audio Ultrawave Multiband Bass Processor

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Source Audio Ultrawave Multiband Bass Processor
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The Ultrawave Multiband Bass Processor explores the ground-shaking potential of advance  overdrive and tremolo effects with the bass. At the Ultrawave’s core is a dynamic and multi dimensional approach known as multiband processing. This process splits the frequency  spectrum of the signal into multiple, discrete frequency bands especially tuned to the bass, and  equips each band with its own array of adjustable parameters. In the case of overdrive, the  Ultrawave splits the incoming signal and provides separate drive and output level controls for  each individual band. The result is a thick and punchy distortion with loads of unique overtones  and dynamic interplay. Split the signal into 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, or 10 frequency bands, and apply any of the band splitting options to an exciting collection of overdrive types, including Tube, Diode,  Foldback (a method of distortion often heard in the world of synthesizers), Octave Up, Negative  Flip Diode, and more.  

The Ultrawave Bass also has an incredible companion collection of innovative sound processing  blocks that take bass tone into endless miles of unexplored territory. These are found in the  Neuro Desktop Editor (free editing software for Mac or Windows) or Neuro Mobile App (free for  iOS and Android). All presets created in the Neuro editors can be loaded directly to the pedal,  saved to a personal, cloud-based preset library, and published to the Neuro Community to be  easily accessed by other Ultrawave owners. The dual channel compressor block includes studio  level controls that can be placed before or after the drive circuits. The Multiband Tremolo block  provides individual control of each band's tremolo depth, rate, and start time as well as its LFO  wave shape. Changing the LFO wave shape and varying the tremolo start times of each frequency  band creates fantastically propulsive sounds reminiscent of sequencer or arpeggiator effects. The  Morph feature explores the marvelous potential of sound morphing, which allows bassists to 

smoothly transition from one thunderous tone to another with an external expression pedal, LFO,  or envelope follower. The Ultrawave also has advanced stereo features that can send entirely  different drive effects to each of the outputs for a wide stereo field, place the effect in two places  in a signal chain, or generate mind-spinning, ping-pong tremolo effects. Plug in, turn up, and  explore the wonders of multiband processing built on over a decade of refinement and  experimentation.  

One Series Ultrawave Multiband Bass Processor Features & Specifications:  

  • 37 Different Band Splitting Options: Band Splitting options including single, 2, 3, 4, 8, and 10 bands. Each band splitting option includes several sub-sets with different band splitting frequency points. 
  • 44 Different Distortion Types: Choose from distortion/overdrive/fuzz types that include Tube, Diode, Foldback, Negative Flip Diode, Octave Up, and more.
  • Dual Channel Compressor/Expander: Compressor features Input Gain, Threshold, Ratio, Attack, Release, and Output Gain controls with a detailed graphic monitor. Use the dual channel capabilities to isolate compression to specific frequencies. Place the compressor/expander before or after the overdrive module. 
  • Multiband Tremolo: Use the Multiband Tremolo's different start time options to create sequencer or  arpeggiator type effects. Use the Band Phase Offset control to set up 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 or 10 beat patterns. Stereo Ins and Outs: Create two entirely different presets and run them in series, parallel or run each to a  separate output. Stereo options also apply to the Multiband Tremolo - use the Channel 1/Channel 2 Sync  options or the Phase Offset control to create stereo ping-pong, tremolo effects. 
  • Detailed LFO Controls: Use the LFO module to control the Ultrawave's Tremolo, Morphing or Ring Mod  features. Choose between a standard Sine Wave or use the Attack/Release controls to create highly  customized LFO shapes. 
  • Sound Morphing: Change from one sound to another with an expression pedal, envelope follower or LFO. 8 Band Graphic Equalizer 
  • Adjustable Noise Gate 
  • Assignable Knobs: Reassign all four of the Ultrawave's knobs to the parameters most useful for making  quick, on-stage changes. Save a different set of knob assignments for every preset. 
  • External Expression Pedal Control: Make simultaneous, on-the-fly changes of up to three parameters with  an external expression pedal. 
  • 6 Toggle Switch Accessible Presets: Quickly access up to 6 pedal presets with the Ultrawave's toggle  switch. 
  • Create, Save, and Share Presets with the Neuro Desktop Editor: Use the Neuro Desktop Editor to quickly  download presets created by other Ultrawave owners or create and publish your own presets and make  them accessible to entire Neuro Community. 
  • Neuro Mobile App. (for iOS or Android) – Connect your mobile device directly to the pedal for access an  extended set of adjustable parameters. Save and download customized effects to the pedal and share them  with other One Series owners. Connector cable included with pedal. 
  • Universal Bypass — Select either analog buffered or relay based True Bypass.
  • MIDI Capable — Connect the Ultrawave to the Source Audio Neuro Hub and access up to 128 presets with  MIDI Program Change (PC) messages. Control many of the pedal’s parameters with MIDI Continuous  Controller (CC) messages or assign LFO modulation speed with MIDI Clock. 
  • USB Port - Class compliant USB-MIDI allows the Ultrawave to work as a plug-and-play device with recording software running on Mac and Windows. The USB port offers connectivity to the Neuro Desktop Editor  providing access to deep editing possibilities and pedal firmware updates. 
  • Brushed anodized aluminum housing - Dimensions: L: 4.5 in./11.4cm x W: 2.75 in./7cm x H: 2 in./5.1cm  (including knobs) 9V DC power supply included. 
  • Includes 9v DC power supply - 300mA / Negative tip / Pedal draws 150mA.