See also Ibanez HD 1500. Classic 80s effect unit. Designed for guitar but, like a lot of vintage digital, things can get interesting with other sources of input.
Aka Ibanez HD 1500. Classic 80s effect unit. Designed for guitar but, like a lot of vintage digital, things can get interesting with other sources.
Working well. Serviced and ready to ship.
Maxon HD 1501 Harmonics / Delay for sale – it seems the Ibanez HD 1500 was the export version. Working as it should.
RACK EARS? We may have a set for this in our stores – let us know if you need them!
At the time (1984) this was a pretty cutting-edge box to put your guitar through – real-time pitch shift, plus a delay that also gives chorus and flanging effects! See the info from the original catalogue (borrowed from the Ibanez archive here).
One notable feature is an effects loop that allows you to apply other effects to the effected signal (so add reverb etc).
Sonically, if pushed you can get some Eventide Harmonizer-type sounds from it, although nearly not as wild and full-on. Overall the sound is warm and distinctive – just what you want from early digital. And the ability to add modulation to the effects means you can create some pretty odd-ball sounds as the pitch changes.
In excellent cosmetic condition with only minor wear around the edges of the face. 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.
100v Japanese model - it will run on North American mains 115/120v without a transformer (we run all our tests using 120v power); however, a step-down transformer is recommended for extended use. A step-down transformer is required in the UK/EU. We do not recommend using cheap generic Chinese mains transformers and can supply a high quality UK-made unit if required.
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