New Electro-Harmonix MEL9 Tape Replay Machine


Located in Portland, OR


For your consideration Electro-Harmonix MEL9 Tape Replay Machine. If you’ve ever listened to The Beatles or David Bowie you’ve heard the Mellotron! It an extremely unique keyboard that used multiple reels of pre-recored tape for each key to produce it sound! They are heavily sought after but extremely fragile and require a patient technique to maintain. Luckly EHX has got you cover! This MEL9 does all the classic Mellotron sounds and you don’t have to learn keyboard!

From EHX:

The polyphonic MEL9 uses the same extraordinary technology as the B9, C9 and KEY9 to transform your axe and resurrect the sound of vintage tape-based keyboards.

Quick Specs

  • Pays homage to nine of the coolest Mellotron® sounds: Orchestra, Cello, Strings, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Brass, Low Choir and High Choir
  • Works on guitar without modifications, special pickups or MIDI implementation and tracks bends, slides, even whammy dive bombs!
  • Also works with bass guitar down to the open A string as well as keyboards within the limits of its polyphony (5 notes) and range (A1 to A5)
  • Includes independent Effect and Dry volume controls so you can create the perfect mix at the Effects output
  • Dry Output jack outputs your input signal at unity gain
  • Attack control sets the volume swell speed. As it’s turned clockwise the notes fade in more gradually
  • Sustain control adjusts the release time after a sound is stopped. As it’s turned clockwise, the fade out time increase
  • Comes with a standard EHX 9.6DC200mA PSU


Model: MEL9 Tape Replay Machine

Condition: This is a brand new pedal.

Comments: Fun way to change up your playing or add some textures!