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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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Grampian Direct Signal Path (Wet-Only) Modification

Schematic, plus instructions reproduced into a searchable format from the original Grampian Type 636 Operating Instructions.

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Akai S612 Front Panel Animator (FPA) Info

We supply Akai S612 samplers modified with MIDI control of the front panel controls (the "FPA" Mod). Here you can find information about that, and the Quick Start Guide for owners of these units.

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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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Soundgas Type 636 & 636P Update

We plan to build a short run of pre-production 636Ps to ship in early 2022 and then take a break while we build the final Soundgas...

PUBLISHED: 21st Dec 2021

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Incoming! The Soundgas Type 636P (it’s not a pedal…)

Say hello to the prototype Type 636P: all the heft and magic of the our 636 mic preamp in a compact desktop box.

PUBLISHED: 10th Aug 2021

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