Published On: Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014

NAMM 2014: Digitech Announce New Bass Whammy

Digitech are to announce a brand new Bass Whammy pedal at this years NAMM show. Using the most advanced pitch detection and polyphonic note tracking technology at their disposal, this new Whammy is optimised for bass. Read on for more info.



Press Release: DigiTech announces new Bass Whammy – legendary pitch shifting effect for bass guitar

DigiTech and UK distributor Sound Technology are please to announce the new DigiTech Bass Whammy. The next generation DigiTech Bass Whammy uses the most advanced pitch detection and polyphonic note tracking technology to create the world’s best pitch shifting effect pedal optimised for bass.

The DigiTech Bass Whammy maintains the classic settings from the original with many modern upgrades. With two different tracking modes, Classic and Chord, the Bass Whammy gives players the ability to recreate the shift glitch effects from the original or get a smooth pitch shift effect. Chord mode uses advanced polyphonic tracking algorithms for a more exact and smooth pitch shift effect while Classic maintains the tracking artefacts of the original Whammy.

The Bass Whammy is true bypass, MIDI controllable, and uses a 9V DC power supply to easily integrate into your existing pedalboard.


Iconic Whammy effect
Updated original Bass Whammy settings and more
Two different classic and chord (polyphonic) tracking modes
MIDI input for control
21 different pitch settings
Optimised for bass frequencies
True bypass
Power supply included
At time of writing the pricing and availability is to be confirmed.

If you are attending the NAMM Show you can see the Bass Whammy on the DigiTech stand Hall B #5740.



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