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Binson Echorec 2º T7E Super-Slow Varispeed

The pinnacle of our Echorecs. Tony has been working with Binsons for 25 years and these machines are the best you'll hear, guaranteed.

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Superb Binson Echorec 2 T7E with Super-Slow Varispeed Motor for sale. Working superbly and sounding stunning following an extensive rebuild – wet-only output possible.

The pinnacle of our Echorecs. Tony has been working with Binsons for 25 years and these machines are the best you’ll hear, guaranteed.

Description

Please note – this is a preorder listing – this machine is undergoing restoration at present. We will only ship this when we’re completely satisfied that it performs to our high standards. It is currently being tested and refined – shipping is likely to be around 2 weeks after ordering.

Photos are of the unit for sale – more to follow. 

Demos of similar machines below (further down the listing) – full photos of this machine to follow.

It has had a full restoration with varispeed mod performed by our echo tech, Dr Huw. This machine features a Super-Slow Varispeed Motor offering the full functionality of a standard Binson but with the advantage of being able to tempo match the repeats. Our new super-slow varispeed motor option offers the full functionality of regular speed uses, but with additional super-slow speeds for longer, darker, dirtier repeats. This can get properly gnarly when pushed into distortion at slow speed – it should be noted that at the slowest speeds very little fidelity or feedback happens – this is for special effects only rather than regular use.

We can fit a wet-only output to channel 3 for use with a mixing console (or effects loop) if required.

Our Binsons (especially valve T7E units) sell very quickly, usually 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 **

Condition

Very good overall condition, some rust/wear to the paintwork, but overall looks great, especially in a darkened studio. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.

Tax

For sales in UK/EU, this item is on the margin scheme for second hand goods. VAT-free sales are not possible for this item.

Voltage Information

Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.

Video Demos

Demos below are for a previous units we sold.

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.

MORE INFO

Binson Echorecs have been our obsession for many years. They 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.

Every Echorec we sell is the product of an accumulation of hundreds of hours spent dismantling, rebuilding, tweaking and listening to them. The distance between a “good” Binson and a truly “great” one may only be short in terms of functioning (how many people tell us they’ve got a Binson from somewhere that is “90% there…”); but in our experience they can be a world apart in terms of the time, patience and experience required to get to that ultimate goal.

To find out more about these machines – the history, how they work, and what we do to make them sing – head to our Binson pages now:

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