Electro-Harmonix Pitchfork

Electro-Harmonix Pitchfork

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The newest in Electro-Harmonix’s line of pitch shifting pedals, the pitchfork boasts huge tonal range and above average interval selection. This pedal has a lot to offer in the realm of fixed interval shifting. The interface does leave a bit to be desired, but the overall quality of the pedal cannot be denied. This is a great space-saving way to add some harmonic diversity to your setup.

External Control: MIDI/EXP/TAP/APP/TPRINT/REMOTE
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HornFX Review

InterfaceVersatilityTonal ReproductionTracking SpeedLive ApplicationTotal Score
3/53/53.5/53.5/53.5/515/25
Complexity: Simple

Complexity: Simple

Interface:  3/5
The pitchfork certainly fits a lot of functionality into a small box. With a simple interval switching knob and a directional switch, you can have any of its intervals sound up or down or both together. The problems arise when you are on stage and can have a hard time seeing the position of the switch and whether or not the latch setting is engaged.

Versatility: 3/5
The Pitchfork is quite versatile for its size. Its many intervals and its ability to switch the orientation of those intervals provides the user with a lot of interesting and usable sounds. It is very close to being a harmonizer. You can get even more functionality with an expression pedal. However, you cannot have an octave and another voice on at the same time, which is slightly disappointing.

Tonal reproduction: 3.5/5
Overall , the tonal qualities are good. The octave up sounds slightly inferior to other EHX products, but the octave down sound is comparable to the Nano and Micro POGs.

Tracking speed: 3.5/5
Slightly above average tracking

Live application: 3.5/5
This is a solid live stompbox. The controls are easy enough to manipulate, making presets almost unnecessary. It produces its intended effects very well and can be a wonderful addition to a board in need of some pitch manipulation

Transposes over a +/- three octave range

- Three shift modes: up, down or dual

- 11-position Shift knob selects the transposition interval

- EXP input lets you control pitch shift or glissando via optional expression pedal

- Latch and Momentary modes affect how the footswitch and EXP input behave

- Comes with EHX 9.6DC-200mA AC Adapter, can also run off a 9V battery

- Dimensions in inches: 2.75 (w) x 4.5 (l) x 2.1 (h)

- Dimensions in mm: 70 (w) x 115 (l) x 54 (h)

All product info taken from the EHX website