RTG Random Tone Generator

A faithful reissue of a rare EHX synthesizer first introduced in 1980. The palm-sized synth produces wild, randomly changing tones over a four-plus octave range. Creates sensational soundscapes, especially when used with other effects!

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Posted 7/16/2015

Marty Clemenkowff conducts this beautiful sound experiment with this EHX RTG Random Tone Generator improvisation.

Posted 4/18/2013

8 Step Program Analog Expression/CV Sequencer, Epitome Multi-Effect Pedal and RTG Random Tone Generator demos by Felipe Souza at Musik Messe in Frankfurt, Germany

Felipe demos the 8 Step Program controlling the HOG2 Harmonic Octave Generator.
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Micro POG, Stereo Electric Mistress and Holy Grail Plus in one amazing pedal!
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Felipe shows the RTG Random Tone Generator, a reissue of a rare EHX synth introduced in 1980.
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Posted 4/10/2013

A couple of shots of the EHX exhibit at Musik Messe in Frankfurt, Germany. They were taken during setup. The show opens today and runs from April 10 – 13. It attracts thousands. Electro-Harmonix will be demoing all of the new pedals including the Epitome, 8 Step Program, HOG2, 45000 Multi-Track Looping Recorder and the RTG, Random Tone Generator.

Posted 4/1/2013

Created by the brilliant designer, Bob Bednarz (a descendant of Copernicus), the RTG Random Tone Generator takes you on a journey of sonic serendipity. Used in solo mode or with other EHX effects, the RTG’s soundscapes capture the beauty of the unexpected.

Posted 2/22/2013

Joel Gilardini explores the unexpected with his new RTG Random Tone Generator and many other EHX guests.

Posted 1/23/2013

EHX introduces a new, super looping recorder with state-of-the-art features: the 45000 Multi-Track Looping Recorder. We are also unveiling the RTG Random Tone Generator. A faithful reissue of a product which was originally released in 1980.


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Quick Specs
Rate knob controls the speed at which the tones are generated
Glide switch adds portamento or a glide between pitches
I/O is super simple with just a 1/4" output jack
A footswitch turns the RTG on or off and an indicator LED alerts the user to its status
Power is through a standard 9Volt power supply or 9Volt battery (included)
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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