Iron Lung Vocoder

Built around the finest aspects of our praised V256 vocoder, the Iron Lung is the baby brother housed in our smallest, die-cast chassis . The Iron Lung uses the highest resolution of 256 bands to deliver defined vocoder performance while our famous Gender Bender control lets you adjust a male to female emphasis that delivers numerous and exacting possibilities at the turn of a knob. An XLR input allows your microphone of choice to be used with 3 independent gain controls. To round it out, the tone control integrates with the Gender Bender to refine the tone to exactly where you want it to be. Use a guitar or keyboard for polyphonic delivery. One of the very classic instruments from the past made available to every musician at a classic price!

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Posted 3/3/2017

Bruno Sant' Anna covers this '80s smash with his EHX Iron Lung Vocoder.

Posted 11/14/2014

Utilizing the EHX Iron Lung Vocoder, Garret Schmittling performs Rod Stewart’s “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?”

Posted 5/5/2014

MoSynth vocoder violin with the Iron Lung.

Posted 2/5/2014

Garret Schmittling covers Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely” with as assist by the EHX Iron Lung, an affordable, nano-sized vodocer..

Posted 8/16/2013

MrCaliforniaD tells you “Straight Up” that he wants to love you forever with the Iron Lung Vocoder

Posted 8/7/2013

EHX Iron Lung In depth review and demo by TheMetalManTV

This pedal was conceived of and designed by EHX from globally sourced components. Every EHX pedal goes through a stringent testing process by musicians and technicians in NYC before packing.

Posted 7/29/2013

MrCaliforniaD covers “Take On Me” with the EHX Iron Lung, pocket-sized vocoder.

Posted 11/9/2012

Posted 8/23/2012

Jet City demos the Iron Lung Vocoder and it doesn’t suck.

This pedal was conceived of and designed by EHX from globally sourced components. Every EHX pedal goes through a stringent testing process by musicians and technicians in NYC before packing.

Posted 5/1/2012

Using his EHX Iron Lung Vocoder, Brice DeLage and What About Your Mom perform an awesome cover version of Daft Punk’s “Harder Better Faster Stronger.”

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Posted 2/3/2012

GearUp demos the EHX Iron Lung which delivers vocoding in a rugged, compact, wallet-friendly package.

Posted 10/3/2011

Garret Schmittling layers up a real tasty groove using an assortment of EHX effects pedals to cover Daft Punk’s “Something About Us.”

Posted 12/8/2010

Well before the advent of products like the new V256 Vocoder, Voice Box and Iron Lung, Electro-Harmonix was breaking fresh ground to bring innovative and affordable vocal processors to musicians.

This ad, for the original Electro-Harmonix VOCODER, is over 30 years old and dates all the way back to December of 1978!

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Quick Specs
High 256 band resoloution
Gender Bender knob for male to female emphasis
XLR mic input with 3 independent gain settings
Tone control for frequency definition
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)
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