Used extensively by Ed O’Brien on his first sold EOB Album “Earth”. Full working order.
Serviced and ready to ship.
This is one of several items we are selling on behalf of Ed O’Brien (Radiohead/EOB). All items will have signed provenance supplied after the sale, have been tested by us and are in full working order (many were originally serviced and supplied by us).
10% of the gross proceeds will be split between two humanitarian relief charities. More information below.
This Korg SE-300 Stage Echo was purchased from us several years ago and Ed used it extensively on his solo EOB album “Earth”, released in 2020 (along with the Binson Echorec PE-603T we are also selling). It is for sale working very well after a check over from our techs and covered by the same warranty as our Roland echoes.
UPDATE: We’d go further than that and say this sounds pretty epic – zero gain on the heads means strong clear echoes. Add in those Korg preamps and this is a stand-out machine.
These aren’t as common as the mighty Roland Space Echo, but the quality is every bit as good – and they have a great sound of their own. The unique and versatile mix options that allow adjustment of the balance between echo and spring, and how much dry/wet signal goes into the reverb make this a very creative tool.
INFORMATION ABOUT CHARITY DONATIONS:
10% of sale price of all items in the auction will be split between two charities chosen by us and Ed: Safe Passage who have so far helped over 1800 child refugees coming into the UK from all over the world, and our friends at Ukraine Equestrian Relief (who we have supported previously), who drive convoys of horse transporters direct to refugee centres at the Poland Ukraine border delivering vital supplies of medicines, food and clothing.
In excellent cosmetic condition with only minor scratches to the face. The case is clean with some wear around the corners. Internally, this unit is excellent with minimal oxidation. 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.
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.
Stage Echo reverb demo (not the unit for sale)
We’ve gathered some more information about both the SE-300 and the SE-500 Stage Echoes.
This page follows on from our introduction to Korg Stage Echoes and also our Roland echo pages. It will help you decide between which Roland or Korg tape delay model will be best for you.
A growing collection of useful, interesting (or possibly both!) demos of vintage tape echoes from ourselves and others...
All tape is not equal. Many (most?) tapes available online do not perform well in Roland echoes... Based on our experience working on hundreds of tape echoes and trying many tapes, this is the answer to the question: Which is the best tape loop for my Roland (or Korg!) tape echo?
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In March 2022 we delivered an Elka Drummer One and Roland Space Echo to London in order for Colleen to recreate her entire album live...
PUBLISHED: 4th May 2022
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