Can you add *crazy-new-feature* to the Empress Reverb or Echosystem?
The firmware on the Empress Reverb and Echosystem can be easily updated via the SD card slot. If you want a say in what features we work on, join our vot...
Fri, 26 May, 2017 at 12:17 PM
Can you engage and bypass the pedal with MIDI?
Yes. The MIDI engage controller number is CC#60. If you send a value of 0, the pedal bypasses, if you send 127, the pedal engages. We forgot to incl...
Tue, 7 Jun, 2016 at 10:03 AM
Can you simulate expression pedal input with MIDI?
Yes. You can simulate an expression pedal input with controller number CC#10.   We (and by we we mean Steve) forgot to include this in version 1....
Sun, 26 Jun, 2016 at 5:51 PM
How do I tell what firmware is loaded on my Empress Reverb?
Here's a nice little video on how to do it:
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016 at 8:48 AM
What firmware version is loaded on my Empress Reverb?
Here's a nice little video on how to figure this out. For people that don't have an IG account and can't watch the video, to find the ...
Tue, 25 Aug, 2020 at 12:34 PM
I keep accidentally hitting the $#%!@& save button!
That's a bummer, especially when you're on stage! So here's a quick fix to hold you over until we update the 'Knob Lock' feature i...
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017 at 9:27 AM
Can you change presets on the Reverb with a MIDI CC (control change) message?
This functionality was added in firmware 2.01. Please download from You should now be able to change prese...
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016 at 3:43 PM
Does the Reverb have trails between presets?
Sort of! Due to come limitations we cannot have true spillover but we have implemented a hack that makes transitions much smoother. This was released ...
Thu, 6 Jul, 2017 at 11:18 AM
Will I lose my saved presets when I update to the new firmware hotness?
Updating the firmware will not affect your presets; however, we recommend keeping a log of all of your settings just in case something happens. Issues e...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 at 8:58 AM
Noisy input jack issues
We are not all made equal and normally size doesn't matter, but in this case... it does. Some patch cables are slightly smaller spec than what the ...
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018 at 8:34 AM