Make your guitar or synthesizer speak with the MXR Talk Box, a pedal that will never leave you speechless!
From 1970s classic rock to funk to metal, the Talk Box is an effect that has crossed styles and eras, producing sounds completely different from traditional effects pedals: the sound of the guitar or the synthesizer between in the pedal and in the amplified resort in a mini speaker hermetically connected to a flexible hose. The other end of the pipe is placed in the mouth of the musician who can thus modulate the sound. From then on, the possibilities become endless: to articulate words to speak to the public, to double a chorus, to have a robotic voice, to obtain wah-wah sounds without limit of filter or speed, all is possible. Your stage performance will be noticed!
The Talk Box is an effect for electric guitar that gives the impression to make speak his guitar.
It connects between the guitar and the amp. The talk box is composed of a stage of amplification and a loudspeaker.
It amplifies the signal from the guitar, but the speaker plays the role of a diaphragm that "pushes" the air into a pipe. The outlet of the pipe is to be placed near the mouth of the guitarist. The expelled air vibrates at the frequency of the note being played. When one speaks near the pipe, the voice is modulated by the note played, all that one pronounces is then "sung" by the guitar. This is the principle of Vocoder applied to the guitar.
It is necessary to use a vocal microphone and a sound system to amplify and diffuse the result.
A dedicated parallel output allows you to continue to send the signal from the guitar to your usual amp for use when the tlk box is not switched.
This is the effect used to give a human voice to his instrument. Your guitar finally speaks like that of Peter Frampton, Richie Sambora, Slash or Alice in Chains ...
The MXR team has refined the Talk Box for added convenience and a new look while maintaining its unique sound character. Now you can insert your Talk Box into your pedalboard! With volume, tone and gain controls, you can shape and enhance the texture of your Talk Box's voice for maximum impact!
- Built-in amplifier and speaker
- Volume, Tone and Gain Controls
- Ideal size to fit on your pedal board
- Connects as a standard pedal
- Supplied with tube and microphone clip
- Power supply (not included): 9V battery or AC adapter ECB003E or DC-Brick
Category: talk box
Pedal of expression: no
Settings: gain, tone, volume
True bypass: yes
Power supply: 2 x 9V, DC 18V, Poe
Power supply included: yes
Brand reference number:MXR M222