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Binson Echorec 2º T7E - varispeed

Valve Binson Echorec 2 for sale serviced and modified with varispeed option. These early machines do sound particularly-good and...

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Valve Binson Echorec 2 for sale serviced and modified with varispeed option. These early machines do sound particularly-good and this one doesn’t disappoint. Can be modified with our wet-only output mod if required.

Guaranteed to sound excellent and give reliable service. Warrantied for 6 months, and supplied with a guide to use and maintenance, plus you get full Soundgas aftercare support.

Switchable voltage for worldwide use.

CONDITION: In very good cosmetic condition. This unit has oxidation spots scattered across the case. The knobs are all originals and in excellent condition. The face has some minor scratches scattered across it. Internally this unit is clean, and has a new oil bottle; it sports an original Italian supplier service sticker which we felt was part of its history. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.

We’ve been restoring and selling these machines for many years. Read more about Echorecs here on our site.

Our Binsons (especially valve T7E units) sell very quickly, often before we can get them listed. If you are interested in getting one of these machines serviced and set up to our exacting standards then please get in touch to reserve one.

We may have other models of Binson here now; see our full current stock of tape/disc echoes here. If you have any questions about which delay is best for you then please get in touch as we have many years experience with these machines.

*(demos below are for a previous unit we sold recently)*

Naturally, the axe-slingers amongst you will be drooling over the way these machines languidly exude classic Dave Gilmour/Pink Floyd timbres, but we’re hot under the collar about the way this one reacts to abuse: feed it a hot signal from a drum machine, crank up the input gain and swoon at the rich creamy tube overdrive and filthy distortion on the repeats. Tony’s no stranger to Binson abuse, and he’s been getting busy discovering just how good this one sounds when pushed – demos are doubtless already appearing on our Instagram feed by now.

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Binson Echorecs are amazingly-engineered machines: where a tape echo’s input sound is recorded to tape, on a Binson it is recorded onto a circular spinning disc which has replay heads positioned around it. It is possible to select  single and repeating echoes or reverb-like swells – these units have a sound all of their own. They look fantastic at night (or on a darkened stage) with the magic eye valve glowing green and the backlit plexiglass fascia.

Binsons were one of the must-have pieces of equipment for bands in the early sixties, alongside the Fender Stratocaster and Vox AC30. Famously-used and abused by Barrett, Gilmour, Waters and Wright of Pink Floyd in the 60s and early 70s (Echorec 2s are very much in evidence on Live at Pompeii and can be seen on photos from many Floyd live shows), Binsons are increasingly sought-after today by studios, mix engineers and producers for their unique sound: Michael Brauer (Stones, McCartney, Coldplay) famously has an Echorec 2 in his arsenal of vintage delays.

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