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Electro Harmonix 8 Step Program

 

 

 

Electro Harmonix 8 Step Program

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Electro Harmonix 8 Step Program
Analog Expression/CV Sequencer (2013)

 

A CV expression pedal with programmable steps, quite similar to vintage analog sequencer concept.

A near-remake from classic EHX Drum Sequencer from 1979 with new moden features but also with some missings points.

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info PEDAL (weight: 0,8 kg / dimension: 146 x 121 x 64 mm) the main panel features 9 levers, a rotary encoder, 2 buttons and 3 switch buttons.

Terminal connectors:
- Midi input
- CV tension out
- Foot controller input
- CV Expression input.


ac Power supply
is a 9V external PSU DC 100mA negative center -)+
It is NOT possible to use it with batteries.

 

 

edit VOICE main core based on AMTEL.
This 8-steps modulator is especially designed for real-time performance which principle is quite simple: the step modulator cyclically outputs a voltage control wich controls a CV parameter from an external unit such as effects or synthesizer. It is quite easy to create cmoving textures or rich rhythmic patterns. It is also possible to set the number of steps for a sequence from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 8.

MOTION: the generated control motion can be played once or looped and played back in 4 modes:
1- Forward
2- Backward
3- Bounce (forward then backward)
4- Random
The motion can be reset to first step by pressing the RESET SWITCH.

step sequencer


edit CV CONTROLS the generated tension can be modified by 2 parameters:
1- DEPTH 8 quantisized values
2- GLIDE AMOUNT smooths the CV between the steps.
Value can be set internally by rotary encoder or externally using an optional expression pedal.



editSYNC frequency can be set internally either by encoder or tapping, in addition there are 7 tempo dividers (with dotted and tripplets) that provide a huge range of BPM from 17 up to 3000.
Is it is also possible to externally sync the unit using 2 ways:
1- Midi clock
2- external trigger pulses.

sync

 

editMIDI all parameters can be set also using Midi control changes.




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MEMORY:
- 10 slots
- 100 slots if using optional 8 step foot controller.

 


edit MODIFCATION
unlike a traditional sequencer, the 8 STEP badly lacks a gate output to trigger a synthesizer. There are some modification online to provide such obscure lack.
NOTE: we do not tried to mod it since we do sell this unit before, instead we mofied the previous model vintage EHX Drum Sequencer.

 

8 Step Program modification
Electro Harmonix 8 Step Program guts !

 

 

edit RELATED FAMILY:

8 step PROGRAM

8 step PROGRAM optional foot controller with extra memory for the main unit VIDEO

drum sequencer
EHX DRUM SEQUENCER the rare version from 1979 with no midi, no dividers, glides but it features an analog VCO generator for bassline.


demo AUDIO DEMO


NOT FOR NOW




video VIDEO CLIP SELECTION

video1 video2 video3
Demo demo2 with guitar

 

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Electro Harmonix 8 Step Program FACTORY RESET PROCEDURE

Switch ON pressing and hold both the TAP and PLAY FSWs. You must hold both FSWs for at least 1 second .

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manual
8 Step Program MANUAL

 

 

 

 


manual
SERVICE MANUAL NOT AVAILABLE: THIS PRODUCT IS TOO RECENT.

 

 

 

 


Electro Harmonix 8 Step Program FOR SALE

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manual

-cheap
-cv controls are useful


manual

- no gate / trigger out
- key combo sucks: what about a display?


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REVIEW : "Fun as basic external modulation or pattern textures controller or for guitars. Not as good as a synth step sequencer as there are many better alternatives."

 
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Electro Harmonix 8 Step Program 3.0 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. price €80