Legendary digital reverb - V4.0 ROM set installed. In excellent working order following a thorough service by an exceptional UK technician, highly...
Legendary digital reverb – V4.0 ROM set installed. In excellent working order following a thorough service by an exceptional UK technician, highly regarded for his work with the top echelon of electronic artists.
CONDITION: In excellent overall condition with some minor dings to the face. The case is very clean with with some rack rash. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.
Full detailed service report available on request. Work included replacement of internal battery and installing the V4.0 ROM set – this upgrades it to a total of 17 programs (another 8 programs on top of the original 9 – see below for the full program list).
Finding a vintage digital AMS rack unit in top operating condition is becoming ever-harder; ‘cheap’ examples can be found online, but they can require a great deal of tech time, and sometimes fixes are simply not possible. When released, these were the cutting edge of digital technology; AMS designed and built these with great care and attention to detail and they swiftly became ubiquitous in studios worldwide. The RMX-16 can be heard on thousands of recordings from the 80s to now, and was certainly one of the core studio staples that defined the musical soundscape of the 80s. Today RMX-16s can still be found in regular use in top studios worldwide and their sound is still so coveted that Universal Audio have now collaborated with AMS to produce the UAD plug-in version.
Currently set to 240v operation.
For sales in UK/EU the price will include VAT. VAT-free sales are possible to businesses and individuals in the EU (outside the UK) with a valid VAT Number – please get in touch if you wish to buy this way.
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING: These units can be tricky to ship and we would prefer collection or delivery in person. If shipping by courier, we will pack with exceptional care – as always – however the buyer must be prepared for the possibility of having a technician re-seat cards or perform other tweaks on arrival. If you are in the UK then collection in person is an option, or we may wish to deliver by our independent courier who is experienced at handling delicate equipment. If you have any concerns or questions about this please get in touch.
The operation manual can be found here. A printout will be included with the sale.
Serial Number: 2745
Please Note: It is very important all vintage AMS RMX & DMX series rackmounts are powered for at least an hour at least every 6 months or risk of NVRAM battery leakage is greatly increased. It is highly recommended the battery is replaced every 5 years as routine maintenance on these units to avoid severe damage to the processor card.
V4.0 Program List:
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