Eventide Releases v2.3 Software for PitchFactor Harmonizer Stompbox

Eventide has announced the beta release of v2.3 software update for its PitchFactor pitch and delay stompbox, providing enhancements and features suggested by PitchFactor users from around the world. 

Effective immediately, registered PitchFactor owners can log on to eventide.com and download the new software directly into their PitchFactor at no cost.

The new enhancements include new scales for the Diatonic and Quadravox effects. Users can now select from the following:
[MAJ] – Major
[min] – Minor
[DOR] – Dorian
[PHRG] – Phrygian
[LYD] – Lydian
[MLYD] – Mixolydian
[LOC] – Locrian
[Hmin] – Harmonic Minor
[Mmin] – Melodic Minor
[Wton] – Whole Tone
[ENIG] – Enigmatic
[NPLT] – Neopolitan
[HUNG] – Hungarian

Also added is the ability to lock Expression Pedal programming, the ability to more easily select from the 100 supplied user presets using the select knob, a wider range of Tuner calibration, and the ability to control PitchFlex via MIDI continuous controller messages.

“With this release, PitchFactor is better than ever” said Ray Maxell, Eventide vice president of sales and marketing. “The upgradeability of our stompboxes allows us to continually improve these products based on user comments and requests. In fact, by virtue of our painless web-based software update system and web forums, the community of Eventide Factor users has become an integral part of our development team.”

The PitchFactor Harmonizer pitch and delay stompbox features:
• Up to 1.5 seconds of stereo delay and up to 4 voices of intelligent pitch shifting
• Software upgradeable via USB 2.0
• MIDI control via USB or MIDI in, out/thru
• Instant program change
• Real-time control with 10 knobs, MIDI, or expression pedal
• Tap tempo and MIDI clock sync
• True analog bypass
• Rugged cast metal construction
• Reliable metal footswitches for instant preset access
• Mono or stereo operation
• Guitar or line level inputs and outputs

PitchFactor includes Eventide’s 10 best signature pitch+delay effects: Diatonic, PitchFlex, Quadravox, Octaver, HarModulator, Crystals, MicroPitch, HarPeggiator, H910 / H949, Synthonizer

PitchFactor was released in March 2009. MSRP is $579, street price is $499

Eventide Website

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