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Empress Effects - ZOIA

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This Empress Effects - ZOIA is an effects creation and control box all in one. Endlessly versatile with 20-plus ready-made effects modules right out of the box, you've got a serious base of tonal options available to work with while you dive into customizing your own.

Details from Empress as follows

  • 80+ Modules and Growing - ZOIA comes packed with a vast collection of modules to create just about anything you can dream up. With ZOIA the only limit is your imagination!
  • Create your own effects, synths, control devices, and more! - Oscillators, LFOs, filters, bit crushers, envelope followers - these are just a handful of the included modules that can be connected in almost any way imaginable. If you can dream it up, you can create it!
  • 20+ Ready-Made Effects Modules- Pre-built effects modules such as reverbs, delays, chorus', flangers, overdrives and more.
  • Up to 64 Patches- Create and save up to 64 patches that can be easily recalled during live performance.
  • Swap and Share Patches - Join the community of ZOIA users on to tryout other users patches, or upload your own awesome creations to share with the world.
  • SD Card Included - Load and save patches to/from ZOIA. We're also continuously improving the firmware by adding new modules and features, and fixing bugs. Download the newest firmware from and load onto the ZOIA with the included SD card.
  • OLED Display Screen for Easy Editing - View all of ZOIA's module and parameter information on the high resolution OLED display screen.
  • Dedicated MIDI Jacks - 1/8" MIDI in/out jacks allow you to connect to a huge range of external devices. Control ZOIA with a MIDI keyboard, or use ZOIA as the brain of your entire setup. 1/8" to MIDI dongles included.
  • Control Port Connectivity - The Empress control port will accept expression pedals, control voltage (in and out), external tap switches, and MIDI as well.
  • and MIDI 1/8" in/out jacks allow you to connect a huge range of external devices to control any or all of ZOIA's functions and parameters. 1/8" to MIDI dongles included.
  • Customizable Patch Recall System - The on-board stompswitches can be used in either scrolling- or bank-style preset modes, for quick on-the-fly patch recall that suits your workflow.
  • Built-In Help Function - Almost like having a built-in manual, the dedicated help function will give you quick information at a glance about ZOIA's various modules and options.
  • High-Quality Audio - 48kHz sampling, with 24 bit conversion and 32 bit internal processing.
  • Low-Noise Signal Path - Features extremely low noise operation with a signal-to-noise of >105dB

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