Vintage Japanese spring reverb - serviced and in great working order. We've had a few of these now...
Vintage Japanese spring reverb – serviced and in great working order. We’ve had a few of these now and this model gives some particularly tasty distortion when overdriven with beats, guitar, synth etc.
Demo of the same model below.
Dating from the 70s or early 80s, the HR-202 Echo Unit could be approximately described as being a single input channel version of the Hawk HR-45. There are separate input controls for Echo and Normal for both Mic and Line inputs, Echo Level pot and Phase switch, as well as Master Output – all of this gives some useful flexibility (hear some of that in the demo below). Quarter inch input sockets for Mic and Line are on the front panel with stereo inputs/outputs on the rear via RCA phonos.
Overdriving the Mic input with guitar yields a meatier distortion than the HR-45 – this one really snarls and growls. Yet another flavour for the sound palette: I could justify keeping this one and the 45…
In very good cosmetic condition with with only minor scuffs showing on the face. The end cheeks are clean with some noticeable dings around the edges. Power button is somewhat yellow. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.
We’ve really got into these Hawk units – read all about them in our Hawk/Mirano tape echo and spring reverb blog post.
Price includes VAT at 20% (for sales in UK/EU) – buyers outside the EU please contact us for tax-free prices. VAT-free sales possible to businesses and individuals in the EU (outside the UK) with a valid VAT Number.
Demo of another of these units:
We can't stop here, this is bat country! Our next auction (November 22nd) features some head-turning, show-stopping synths, however we also wanted to put the spotlight...
PUBLISHED: 21st Nov 2023
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