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This page gathers all our blogs, gear pages and resources together in one place. A treasure trove of information about vintage music gear which you can filter in various ways here, or use the search (top right) and select "search resources". Lots more schematics, and other useful or curious finds to come!
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Roland Tape Echo Instruction Sheets

Replacement instructions in English for Roland Space and Chorus Echoes - download & print out, or buy full versions from the site.

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Roland & Korg Echo Demos

A growing collection of useful, interesting (or possibly both!) demos of vintage tape echoes from ourselves and others...

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Grampian Ambiophonic Unit – Type 666

Information about this rare piece of 60s gear: a version of the Type 636 designed to use the reverb "to alter apparent room acoustics" in auditoria.

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Grampian 636 Instructions & Schematics

Directory of original Grampian documentation we have, including tech specs, schematics and articles, to view and download.

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Grampian Type 636 Operating Instructions

Grampian Type 636 Operating Instructions & Technical Specification reproduced into a searchable format.

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Roland Tape Echo Operator’s Manuals

Links below for manuals for all models of Roland tape echo available to use and download.

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Roland Tape Echo Service Manuals

Links below for service manuals for all models of Roland Tape Echo - available to use and download.

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Korg Stage Echo or Roland Space Echo?

This page follows on from our introduction to Korg Stage Echoes and also our Roland echo pages. It will help you decide between which Roland or Korg tape delay model will be best for you.

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Changing the Loop in a Hawk Tape Echo

A diagram of the tape path to assist with changing the tape on one of these machines.

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How to Change the Tape Loop on a Roland Space Echo RE-201

Info & video showing you how to change the tape loop on a Roland Space Echo RE-201.

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Are Roland Tape Echoes Reliable?

(Spoiler: Yes, but...) We often get asked if we consider Roland Space and Chorus Echoes to be reliable; a reasonable question, given that they're 30 to 40 (or more) years old.

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Binson Echorec Care & Maintenance

Some useful information on keeping your Echorec running well and sounding fantastic (if it sounded fantastic in the first place - most machines we receive are in need of extensive restoration to function safely and as they should...)

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Vintage Synths: To Buy Or Not to Buy? Part 1: Roland Jupiter 8

In which our dedicated synth botherer reveals the extent to which he went to convince himself he really didn’t want/need a certain vintage polysynth, and how...

PUBLISHED: 22nd Jun 2021

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What’s Your Favourite Tape Echo?

In which our intrepid echo explorer attempts to dodge the question, but when pushed reveals his affection for the mighty HH Slider Echo and its proto-goth...

PUBLISHED: 15th Jun 2021

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