EarthQuaker Devices Arpanoid - Polyphonic Pitch Arpeggiator


  • Rate
  • Up / Up & Down / Up (toggle)
  • Step
  • Wet
  • Mode 1-8 (rotary switch)
  • Dry


Earthquaker Devices (press release July 5, 2012)

The first dedicated compact polyphonic pitch arpeggiator effect pedal for electrical guitar! With 8 intuitive and expandable modes, the Arpanoid will work on complex chords as well as single notes in any key. The modes range from one octave down through the root, root through one octave up, one octave down through one octave up and random mode in both major and minor keys. The Step control selects how many notes there are in the sequence, which determines the overall feel and timing of the cycle. The Rate adjusts the speed of the cycle from a slow climb through a fast glide, the center toggle switch changes the direction of the cycle from up, down or up/down and the Wet and Dry controls adjust the levels and the mix. All analog dry signal, true bypass and handmade one at a time in Akron Ohio.


  • The first dedicated polyphonic pitch arpeggiator for electrical guitar!
  • 8 Intuitive programs with control over speed, direction and steps
  • Adjustable volume for wet and dry signal
  • 9v Operation
  • Small footprint, measures 4 5/8? x 2 1/2? x 2.25?. Top mounted jacks.
  • Hand made one at a time in Akron, Ohio.

MAP: $225.00 USD

Coming October 2013



myFXDB user reviews

1 review, average score of 3 / 10

2015-12-12wiendahl3/10  an interesting and unique pedal, i just didn't use it enough to necessitate keeping it on the boardit's not easy to control where the arpeggio starts and stops, the random modes seem to be the most fun. really this pedal just made me want

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