Updated Jun. 23, 2022

A device manufactured by an industrial complex we like to refer to as the Scrooge of the music instrument industry, the TC Electronic Plethora X3 is a stereo multi-effect pedal with looper, tuner and cab sim, with three slots where can be inserted a selection of virtual recreations of existing TC pedals employing the original algorithms.

A configuration of three pedals can then be stored as a “Board” preset, of which the pedal can hold 127. Each effect has its own TonePrint presets, 75 per slot.

The effects can be triggered via separate footswitches and controlled through three knobs, and everything is entirely configurable and mappable.

The effects included in the Plethora are the following: Helix Phaser, Viscous Vibe, Tape Deck Looper, Hall Of Fame 2 Reverb, Flashback 2 Delay, Sub N Up Octaver, Brainwaves Pitch Shifter, Corona Chorus, Hypergravity Compressor, Mimiq Doubler, Vortex Flanger, Pipeline Tap Tremolo, Quintessence Harmony, Sentry Noise Gate, Shaker Vibrato And Alter Ego Vintage Echo

Here are the videos of the TC Electronic Plethora X3, you can find more info and specs in the builder’s notes.

TC Electronic Plethora X3, Builder’s Notes

TonePrint Pedalboard with up to 127 Boards, 3 Pedal Slots, All Your Favorite TC Effects, 75 TonePrint Slots Per Effect, 3 MASH Footswitches and Tape Deck Looper

Product Features
  • Highly-flexible TonePrint pedalboard with simple, intuitive controls
  • Create and customize up to 127 custom boards with any combination of TonePrint pedals
  • Populate each board with up to 3 pedals including all TonePrint effects
  • Store up to 75 TonePrints per effect for fast and easy recall
  • Effects include HELIX PHASER, VISCOUS VIBE, TAPE DECK LOOPER, HALL OF FAME 2 REVERB, FLASHBACK 2 DELAY, SUB N UP OCTAVER, BRAINWAVES PITCH SHIFTER, CORONA CHORUS, HYPERGRAVITY COMPRESSOR, MIMIQ DOUBLER, VORTEX FLANGER, PIPELINE TAP TREMOLO, QUINTESSENCE HARMONY, SENTRY NOISE GATE, SHAKER VIBRATO AND ALTER EGO VINTAGE ECHO
  • Customizable effect signal chain on each board
  • MASH technology turns all 3 footswitches into expression controllers with customizable mapping
  • Includes built-in UniTune chromatic tuner
No Compromise Space Saving

PLETHORA X3 is your flexible collection of up to 127 mini boards within your pedalboard – just like the original PLETHORA X5. In comparison, the only hint of a compromise is 3 slots instead of 5, but you may well find that beneficial, as it takes up less precious real estate on your pedalboard! Rest assured that the sound quality and flexibility is every bit as hard rocking as PLETHORA X5.

Mix. Match. MASH!

Load any one of your favorite TC Electronic TonePrint effects in any one of the 3 pedal slots. Then add up to 75 custom, swift-recall TonePrints to each effect and you’re good to go. Once you have buckled up and got your fingers flying, step up and MASH the footswitches for mind-bending expressiveness. Each footswitch acts as an expression controller with customizable mapping. Tailor each effect and MASH-functionality to catch your drift and fit your playing style perfectly!

Effects include: HELIX PHASER, VISCOUS VIBE, TAPE DECK LOOPER, HALL OF FAME 2 REVERB, FLASHBACK 2 DELAY, SUB N UP OCTAVER, BRAINWAVES PITCH SHIFTER, CORONA CHORUS, HYPERGRAVITY COMPRESSOR, MIMIQ DOUBLER, VORTEX FLANGER, PIPELINE TAP TREMOLO, QUINTESSENCE HARMONY, SENTRY NOISE GATE, SHAKER VIBRATO AND ALTER EGO VINTAGE ECHO

Global Goodies – UniTune and Cab Sim

To save even more space on your board, we integrated UniTune for easy access to an ultra-precise and responsive chromatic tuner. We also added the option to engage cab sim at the end of your signal chain if you record direct to an audio interface or gigs without an amp, going direct to a PA system.