The Epitome Multi Effect Pedal from Electro-Harmonix is a combination of three pedals, the Micro POG octave generator, the Stereo Electric Mistress flanger/chorus pedal, and the Holy Grail Plus reverb unit. The effects on the Epitome can function independently, together, or can interact with each other in a unique manner by engaging Shimmer mode. The three separate footswitches, one for each section, allow for individual control over which effect is on or off. Each effect has its own dedicated knobs and switches, all of which can be tweaked at any moment.
The Micro POG section of the pedal features three knobs. The Dry knob controls the output volume of the dry signal. The Sub Octave knob controls the output volume of the Sub Octave signal. The Octave Up knob controls the output volume of the Octave Up signal. The Stereo Electric Mistress section of the pedal has three knobs too. The Rate knob controls the speed or rate of the LFO signal that modulates the Flanger, and the rate of the Chorus effect. The Flanger Depth knob controls the amount of Flange that is mixed with the direct signal. The chorus Depth knob controls the amount of the chorus sound.
The Holy Grail Plus section of the pedal has three knobs and one button. The Reverb knob lets you choose between four different modes: Spring, Hall, Room, and Flerb. The Amount knob changes according to the mode which the Reverb knob is on. The Blend knob controls the wet/dry mix from 100% dry to 100% wet. The Shimmer button changes the routing between each effect to produce a shimmering reverb tone while keeping a dry initial attack.