"Poor man's AMS DMX-16"? Possibly... but certainly if you're looking for a pretty full-featured 80s digital 'verb for a fraction of the price then this is worth considering.
“Poor man’s AMS DMX-16”? Possibly… but certainly if you’re looking for a full-featured 80s digital reverb / processor then this is worth a look. Sounds great and the reverse functions are pretty wild as well.
Overhauled by a digital specialist and ready to ship.
Klark-Teknik DN 780 Digital Reverberator / Processor for sale.
More than just reverb – this does some great reverse effects, as well as delay/double-tracking. Controls give access to all the usual parameters. Presets can be somewhat brash at times but it has memory space to store your own versions.
This page on vintagedigital.com has spec, sound samples and plenty of information about these units (including the familiar rumour that algorithms from AMS lurk within these – we have no further information as to the veracity of that, but certainly the two are sonically different. Like all (vintage) Klark-Teknik gear this is generally high quality, interesting and pretty uncommon.
Has just been serviced by a digital specialist and is working well, including the fan which can be a weak point on these – just ensure it is not covered during use!
Mono in, stereo out on XLR.
Blow out all dust with compressed air.
Dismantle, clean, lubricate, rebuild all 23 buttons.
Clean out and lubricate noisy input pot.
Fit new memory battery and holder(for easy future replacement)
Re-cap power supply with high spec, long life Vishay replacements.
Replace electrolytic capacitors on control panel.
Replace bad electrolytic capacitors on input/output board that were causing
Clean front panel.
Test remote port.
8hr Burn test. Passed!
In excellent cosmetic condition with only minor wear and signs of age around the edges of the face and rack ears. Please see photos or get in touch if you require more information on condition.
220/240v unit. A step-up transformer will be required for use on 110/120v supplies. Please ask if you need advice on what to use. We do not recommend using cheap, generic Chinese mains transformers.
For sales in UK/EU the price will include 20% VAT. If you have an EU VAT number (outside the UK) you can enter it at check out to have VAT removed.
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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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