Micro POG

Polyphonic Octave Generator
The Legenday and classic original POG won top awards from every major magazine on every continent for its flawless polyphonic tracking and musical flexibility. The Micro POG delivers the same perfect tracking and smooth polyphony in a simplified design. Now in a small pedalboard-friendly diecast chassis, the Micro POG delivers and will blow you away the first time you use it.

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Posted 3/17/2014



Happy St Paddy’s Day from EHX. Here’s Bill Ruppert’s Effectology video showing how he turns a guitar tone into a tin whistle.


Posted 2/28/2014



Reverb.com checks out the Micro POG polyphonic octave generator.


Posted 2/11/2014



Jimmy Rolle demos the EHX Epitome for Effects Bay. The Epitome multi-effects pedal includes Micro POG, Stereo Electric Mistress flanger/chorus and Holy Grail Plus reverb.


Posted 11/19/2013



Dontotoffensive demos the MICRO POG Polyphonic Octave Generator. Check out how turns his guitar in to a bass by sending just the octave down sound to a bass amp.



Posted 9/3/2013


Simpletech creates “Jetlag Blues” using an EHX 16 Second Delay and Micro POG.


Posted 5/1/2013



Guitar Player magazine “unboxes” the new Epitome multi-effect pedal featuring the Holy Grail Plus reverb, Stereo Electric Mistress flanger/chorus and MicroPOG polyphonic octave generator.

Posted 3/4/2013



JJ Likes Guitar demos the Micro POG Polyphonic Octave Generator with the Cathedral Stereo Reverb.

Posted 11/28/2012



Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, etc.), Described by some as an Alien prequel, it stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green and Charlize Theron.

Sound mixer, Ron Bartlett, talks about the soundtrack that he and fellow re-recording mixer, Doug Hemphill, worked on.

“When I learned that we were going to mix Prometheus” for Ridley Scott, I was very excited,” adds Bartlett. “I wanted to tie in some of the original aesthetics from the first Alien film. We studied the voice processing of the android character in Alien and re-created that sound very closely. It involved a lot of fun experimenting with various vintage guitar pedals — and some new ones as well.” (source Motion Picture Editors Guild)

One of the pedals was the EHX Ring Thing Single Sideband modulator and another was the Micro POG, Polyphonic Octave Generator. Here are a couple of photos from the Prometheus Blu-Ray Documentary.

Posted 6/15/2012



Tubescreamer combines the Deluxe Memory Man w/Tap Tempo 1100 and the Micro POG to create some very cool sounds!

   

Posted 3/6/2012



Jet City Music demos the EHX Micro POG, Polyphonic Octave Generator.

Posted 2/6/2012



Chumpy0071 does Bach on his harp with an assist from the EHX Micro POG, Polyphonic Octave Generator.

Posted 12/8/2011



Joerobot32 demos his new EHX Micro POG, Polyphonic Octave Generator, on bass guitar.

Posted 8/11/2011



Nice demo of the Micro POG, Polyphonic Octave Generator being used for some fingerpicked Bach by Sictransit701.

Posted 4/25/2011



Whether winning Downbeat’s prestigious Critic’s Poll as “Guitarist of the Year” or a Grammy Award for “Best Contemporary Jazz Album,” Bill Frisell is always stretching the boundaries that define contemporary jazz guitar.

His use of effects to shape and shade the timbre of his electric guitar play a large part in creating a sound that is uniquely his own.

This recent photo shows Bill at the Village Vanguard in New York City with his Electro-Harmonix FREEZE Sound Retainer and Micro POG, Polyphonic Octave Generator. The FREEZE is a new addition to Bill’s tone-shaping palette and he had this to say to EHX founder, Mike Matthews, and daughter, Suzi Matthews:

“This Freeze thing is off the scale…a serious musical instrument…already making impossible things possible…really…this is something else!”

For more on Bill visit http://www.billfrisell.com/

Bill Frisell

Posted 4/4/2011



Owen at gearwire.com takes viewers on an in depth, guided tour of the EHX Deluxe Memory Boy. (The Drop Tune effect Owen demos at 9:45 can also be achieved with a Micro POG or POG2.)

Posted 3/17/2011



St. Paddy’s Day 2011

Bill Ruppert breathes in the dew of a fine morning in old Eire. With a sly wink and a nod, Bill recreates the mystery of the old Ireland using a little Elvin magic and the power of EHX pedals. 
Learn the secrets of creating lush string synthesizers and Irish tin whistles, using just a regular guitar and Electro-Harmonix effect pedals.

Please note: Bill will be in the EHX Forums to discuss his sounds, settings, and process. We hope you join us there.

Previous episodes:

Stay tuned, more Effectology episodes coming soon!

Posted 2/9/2011



Bassist JoeRobot puts the Micro POG through it paces.

 

Posted 12/22/2010

Guitar hero Joe Satriani does the rock classic Deep Purple keyboard solo "Highway Star" with an EHX Micro POG!!

Posted 7/16/2010

Mitch runs through the musical flexibility that really sets EH pedals apart. From the Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker to the award winning Cathedral Stereo Reverb, each pedal delivers powerful control parameters that allow you to sculpt the perfect sound.

Our great Thanks to Sweetwater for this demo video. Please check out their website http://www.sweetwater.com

Posted 3/15/2010

Bassist Andrea De Donato shared his new Micro POG video. Thanks, Andrea!

Posted 7/6/2009
Enjoy Deerhoof, live in the studio, covering a song from an obscure 1967 movie soundtrack. The performance is from New, Improved, LIVE, a video series by The Bay Bridged (San Francisco Bay Area independent music blog) and New, Improved Recording (Oakland recording studio).

The video starts with Deerhoof guitarrists John Dieterich (plaid shirt) and Ed Rodriguez (green shirt) playing thier HOG and Micro POG (respetively), followed by a look at the studio. The song itself kicks in at about 2:10.

Ed tells us: "The EHX Micro POG has gotten the 'what pedal are you using?' question more than anything else I have ever owned. It's simple to use with great sound quality. It tracks better than any other pedal I've ever used, the Boss PS-5, Digitech Whammy Pedals, everything."

Ed continues: "John (Dieterich) uses the HOG as well and we were both overwhelmed at the possibilities it opened up. It's rare to find pedals you know will always have a place in your set up. In the video of 'Let's Dance the Jet' John opens the song with the HOG making jet sounds and I come in on the melody using the Micro POG and the Holy Grail Plus. Enjoy!"

Be sure to catch Deerhoof on tour. For photos from the session, see the New, Improved, LIVE Facebook album.

Posted 11/12/2008
YouTuber Ketil Strand nails JS Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor -- Ketil notes: "I'm using the Micro POG. It's on all the time on the guitar track to fatten up the sound. It's mixed together with the Axon guitar synth organ sound."

Posted 9/24/2008

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Quick Specs
Polyphonic super fast tracking: play chords, arpeggios or single notes with no glitches
Adjustable original pitch volume
Adjustable one octave up volume
Adjustable one octave down volume
Amazing 12 string guitar
Easily turns your guitar into a bass
Church organ to Hammond like organ sounds
Dry output jack in addition to the effect output jack
Tough and compact die-cast chassis
96DC-200BI power supply included
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