Silencer Noise Gate/Effects Loop

A sophisticated noise gate that can tame a single pedal or an entire effects loop! The Silencer’s three-control layout provides precise fine-tuning to fit your system, axe and playing style. Threshold adjusts how much level is required to open the noise gate and allow a signal to pass thru. Reduction regulated the degree to which the gated signal is reduced and is variable between -70dB and +4dB. Release controls how long the gate remains open after the signal drops below the Threshold. Release time is variable between 8ms and 4 seconds.

I/O includes ¼ inch Input, Output, Send and Return jacks. The footswitch selects whether The Silencer is engaged or in bypass mode; buffered bypass allows the effects loop to remain in your signal path when the gate is bypassed. A built-in AC jack accepts a standard power supply like the EHX 9.6DC unit (optional) and the pedal comes with a 9V battery.

Conquer noise with The Silencer!


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Quick Specs
- Three controls for precise fine-tuning
- Use it as an inline noise gate or to gate an entire effects loop
- Delivers up to -70dB of noise reduction
- Features 8ms to 4 seconds of release time
- Buffered bypass
- Compact design, rugged chassis
- Equipped with a 9V battery and accepts a standard EHX 9.6DC/200 AC Adaptor (optional)
- Dimensions in inches: 2.75 (w) x 4.5 (l) x 2.1 (h)
- Dimensions in inches: 2.75 (w) x 4.5 (l) x 2.1 (h)
From the Blog
Posted 9/21/2017


Yvan Guillevic stops the hum and buzz with the EHX Silencer noise gate and effects loop!




From the Blog
Posted 10/2/2015




Electro-Harmonix founder and president, Mike Matthews, and Jon Skibic introduce The Silencer noise gate and effects loop, a sophisticated noise gate that can tame a single pedal or an entire effects loop.

From the Blog
Posted 8/27/2015



Kill the noise without killing your tone with the new Silencer noise gate and effects loop from EHX! In this demo, JJ Tanis explains how to effectively cut hum in-line with the Silencer and use its effects loop.


From the Blog
Posted 8/11/2015


The Silencer is a sophisticated noise gate that can tame a single pedal or an entire effects loop!



Quick Specs
-Three controls for precise fine-tuning to match your axe, rig and playing style
-Use it as an inline noise gate or to gate an entire effects loop
-Delivers up to -70dB of noise reduction
-Features 8ms to 4 seconds of release time
-Buffered bypass
-Compact design, rugged chassis
-Comes with a 9 volt battery and accepts a standard EHX 9.6DC/200 AC Adapter (optional)

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