Germanium is an element like carbon or gold. Germanium transistors were used extensively back in the 1950s and ‘60s. Eventually they were replaced by components that were considered “better.” The EHX Germanium OD and Germanium 4 Big Muff Pi use these old school transistors. They have a distinctive sound, some say smoother or “spongier.” You be the judge, hear the Germanium OD here.
Electro-Harmonix Founder and President, Mike Matthews, was a recent guest on LA Talk Radio’s Flo Enthusiasts Guitar Show. In addition, EHX Head of Engineering, John Pisani, was also interviewed. The show is hosted by DJs Jeff “The Flo” Floro and Scott Sill and airs on Monday nights at 8:00pm (PST). For more on the show visit their website at www.floguitarenthusiasts.
Here is a link to the complete interview with Mike where he talks about everything from his friendship with Jimi Hendrix to the genesis of seminal EHX pedals and more.
Here is a link to the live radio show featuring John Pisani who offers unique insight into the inner workings of EHX product development.
Our new EH Strings allow you to capture every nuance of your playing style with lightning fast playability. Made of a pure nickel wrap with a specially-selected stainless steel, these sweet-sounding round wounds are truly like no other strings you've played. Not only do they last longer and stay in tune longer, but we think they're the best sounding strings ever made. Available in 9s, 10s and 11s.
Did you know that Electro-Harmonix makes many of the world's greatest vacuum tubes? The next time you need to re-tube your guitar, bass, or hi-fi amp, be sure to insist on getting authentic Electro-Harmonix tubes.