Legendary effect supplied in superb working order after a full overhaul and prolonged soak-testing. We know these early digital units extremely well and have sold many to satisfied customers. Buy with confidence.
Legendary effect, supplied in superb working order following a full overhaul and prolonged testing by a specialist in these early Eventides.
We know these early digital units extremely well; we understand their foibles and have much experience in delivering them in excellent working order to many satisfied customers. Buy with confidence.
NOTE: Unit currently with the engineer for service and testing. Shipping estimate is approximately 1 month from purchase.
This unit is covered by our normal 3 month warranty; access to our tech/service support available to the original purchaser thereafter.
Completely overhauled by an early Eventide specialist and subjected to rigorous and extended testing in our studio before shipping. We know (and love!) these boxes and have great experience in delivering them in superb operational order; buy with confidence.
These machines require a serious amount of work to bring them back up to full operational order, not to mention the many, many hours of tech time that we’ve invested in understanding their design and construction. We have found that nearly all units sold as “working” are not operating correctly; they may make interesting noises, but are a long way from fully-functional; unpicking “damage” done by previous technicians is laborious and usually necessary to restore them to original spec.
More info (& demos below):
Over the last few years these have become some of our new favourite things. We’re really loving what these high quality, late 70s units do to even the simplest of sounds. Early digital gear is in a class all of its own and we are hooked.
See below for a quick Instagram demo when the synth tech put one through its paces while it was being serviced. It takes a simple beat from an old analogue drum machine and fires it into the space age. 40 years old and it still sounds like it has come from the future.
If you want a good, concise run-down of what it does then this Eventide Harmonizer H949 page on Vintage Digital is a place to start. You can also find links to the manuals there.
Excellent overall. The face is clean with some scuffing around the edges. The case has some rack rash and marks on the top. 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.
Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.
An early demo of an H949 shredding the beat from a 70s Teisco R-3A Rhythmer drum machine, plus a more recent one getting a quick test…
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