EarthQuaker Devices Sea Machine V2 Chorus Pedal

Guitar Chorus Pedal with Animation, Dimension, Depth, Shape, Rate, and Intensity Controls and True Bypass
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Ultimate Chorus

EarthQuaker Devices Sea Machine is a chorus pedal that gives you an unprecedented measure of control over its parameters. Sporting EarthQuaker's proprietary digital-analog hybrid circuitry, Sea Machine's extended delay time gives you standout chorusing effects topped off with dramatic shimmer. Sea Machine is based around a short digital delay line, with controls for Animation, Dimension, and Depth. From there, knobs for Shape, Rate, and Intensity let you craft and fine-tune your chorus effect to perfection. If you've ever chorused your guitar (or keyboard, bass, or what have you), get ready for an ear-opening experience when you plug-in to EarthQuaker Devices' Sea Machine.

EarthQuaker Devices Sea Machine V2 Chorus Pedal at a Glance:
  • Smart controls for effect fine-tuning
  • A world of modulation underfoot
  • From the pedal gurus at EarthQuaker Devices
Smart controls for effect fine-tuning

Sea Machine's Animate knob gives you control over delay time, while Dimension adjusts the amount of spatial regeneration, and Depth adjusts your wet/dry signal mix. The LFO section of the Sea Machine includes Rate, Intensity, and Shape controls. Rate sets the speed of the oscillator, Intensity adjusts how much the LFO modulates the delayed signal, and Shape transforms the waveform from a soft triangle to a hard square wave. An LED shows the speed and shape of the LFO, even with the effect bypassed.

A world of modulation underfoot

It's Sea Machine's palette of controls, both standard and proprietary, that makes it unique - and eminently useful for everything from understated warble and classic Leslie effects to roller-coaster pitch bends, condensed arpeggiations, outrageous alien soundscapes, and more! When engaged, Sea Machine's transparent buffer leaves your dry, all-analog signal crystal clear and untouched. EarthQuaker Devices designed Sea Machine to play nicely with the other pedals in your signal chain without distorting, attenuating volume, or inducing mud. At Sweetwater, we tend to prefer it placed after distortion pedals and before signal boosters.

From the pedal gurus at EarthQuaker Devices

Akron, Ohio's EarthQuaker Devices is a boutique pedal company that puts all of their focus on building tools for musicians to find their own tone. Their designs range from enhanced classics to pedals that have never been seen or heard before. Company founder Jamie Stillman was working with rock band the Black Keys when he came upon a design for the pedal that kick-started the company's success. Ever since then EarthQuaker Devices has been committed to helping you find your tone with high-quality products at great prices.

EarthQuaker Devices Sea Machine V2 Chorus Pedal Features:
  • Amazing-sounding chorus pedal with unprecedented control over its parameters:
    • Rate: sets the speed of the LFO; LED shows tempo, even in bypass
    • Shape: from soft triangle through hard square wave
    • Dimension: adds:
      • Slight slap-back at low levels
      • Reverb-like ambience at mid levels
      • Echo-resonance at maximum level
    • Intensity: how much the LFO modulates the delay time
    • Animate: how far the pitch-shifted signal swings:
      • Lower levels deliver a tighter, focused shift (traditional chorus)
      • Higher levels yield more pronounced, animated pitch shift
    • Depth: how much modulated signal is blended in with the dry signal
  • True bypass
  • Requires standard 9-volt DC power supply with 2.1mm negative-center barrel
  • Handcrafted in EarthQuaker's Akron, Ohio, factory
Get your chorus on with the EarthQuaker Devices Sea Machine!

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EarthQuaker Devices Sea Machine v2 Chorus Pedal Review by Sweetwater

Tech Specs

Pedal Type Chorus
Inputs 1 x 1/4" instrument
Outputs 1 x 1/4"
True Bypass Yes
Power Source 9V DC power supply (sold separately)
Height 2.25"
Width 2.5"
Depth 4.62"
Manufacturer Part Number EQDSEA2

Customer Reviews

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5/5

POWERFUL

powerful, powerfully, powerfullness. impressive... user friendly... think... LFO Settings (depth and rate is among these) the dimension and animation - 2 different directions. are you confused and excited? well , the earthquaker sea machine is a monster among chorus pedals and you should know! I'm sorry if I messed up any body's PLANS!
5/5

Absolutely Stunning & Flexible!

I am a chorus lover! I admit it! I have owned quite a few good ones. This one is the latest. After watching many video demos and trying to justify not buying it, I finally caved in. I am so glad that I did! There are sounds that you can get on the Sea Machine that you can't find anywhere else on a typical chorus pedal. But this pedal is not typical! Clean and clear sounding! Versatile. Even the seasick oriented sounds can be made musical. And the construction is absolutely stellar with wonderful artwork that is reminding me of labels on high quality bottles of great beer! I deeply recommend this pedal! And thanks to Nick LaMendola and Sweetwater Sound for such a great shopping experience!
Music background: Professional guitarist and professor of guitar at Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University and California University of PA
See also: EarthQuaker Devices, EarthQuaker Devices Chorus Pedals