Uncommon 12 bit, 1983 digital delay with modulation, low noise floor and unique (at the time) "rhythm sync" feature allowing you to trigger a sampled sound...
12 bit, 1983 digital delay with modulation, low noise floor and unique (at the time) “rhythm sync” feature allowing you to trigger a sampled sound…
Currently awaiting completion of servicing. Shipping estimate is 10 working days from purchase. Supplied with our standard warranty.
Boss DE-200 Digital Delay for sale.
These are cool and are definitely not common. At the time the low noise floor made them a great choice for a delay with modulation. They are 12 bit and have a wonderful “gloss” to the sound.
Obviously sharing design with the Micro Rack RDD-10, however what sets these apart are the added features. The Phase Invert function allows for more flanging effects, but this unit’s real party tricks are connected to the Trigger In on the rear. Using this allows “rhythm sync” – so triggering the delay with a beat – and, if you use the Hold button to grab a sample, then you can trigger that.
Note that these seem to have been designed for a low signal input (guitar) and sometimes you will find adding a DI box will give more control over the gain structure and wet/dry balance. We just overload the hell out of ours though 🙂
The review of the DE-200 in Electronics & Music Maker Magazine (Feb 1984) is very informative.
In good condition with wear and signs of age around the edges of the face. There is some discolouration to the knobs. The case is clean with the usual wear and scratching and some tape residue across the front edge. Please see photos or get in touch if you require more information on condition.
For sales in UK the price will include 20% VAT. Buyers elsewhere may incur VAT or other local taxes on import.
Will be set up for either 120 or 240v operation before shipping.
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