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Roland RE-150 Space Echo

Excellent working order and cosmetic condition. Serviced and supplied with our standard one year warranty; will also be set up for your voltage (see below).

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PRICE: £750.00 EX VAT (£900.00 INC VAT)

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Excellent working order and cosmetic condition. Will be serviced and supplied with our standard one year warranty; will also be set up for your voltage (see below).

NOTE: Voltage change and final testing will be completed once this is purchased. It will ship within 5 working days.

We’re tape and disc echo specialists with many years’ experience working with and restoring these machines. Our BBC-trained engineer brings our tape delays up to (or better than) factory spec and our testing ensures machines that have superb reliability and – most important – that they sound incredible. Guaranteed to give reliable service and sound superb.

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Covid-19 Update: We remain open but are currently operating at reduced staffing levels to comply with distancing regulations. While most shipments are being delivered swiftly, some services could be impacted and delivery times may be extended. We appreciate your understanding and will endeavour to minimise any delays. Read more…

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RE-150 Space Echo for sale serviced and running well. Sounding great and running very well following a full service by our tape echo specialists, with new parts as required, including new tape.

Simpler than the 201/301/501 machines, this has three replay heads, switchable between single or repeat echoes, and of course varispeed for accurate tempo-matching. Self-oscillation and dubtastic effects are easily-coaxed from this machine. More RE-150 info below…


Heads in excellent condition showing low wear.


Note that we may have machines in a range of conditions (and prices) coming through – check our other listings or get in touch if this unit here isn’t the right one for you.

REPLACEMENT TAPES: Fitting any tapes other than those from us or Echo Fix will invalidate the warranty on our machines. We have sourced unused and dry-stored original formulation tape stock as used by Roland for their original RT-1L replacement loops and limited stocks of our replacement loops are available now. We’ve written a bit about our journeys in tape, which replacement loops to use in your Roland echo, not to mention the misinformation and poor quality tapes that seem to fill the internet. We may also have a very limited supply of sealed original NOS RT1-L tapes – see our store or get in touch.

There are currently no operational issues with this machine, but please be aware that these units require looking after and that regular use and maintenance are key to keeping this in good working order.

Some crackle is always possible from pots/switches when not used for a while – this can be cleared with use.

Condition

In excellent cosmetic condition with minor signs of age or wear. The tolex is very clean with minimal signs of wear. Internally this unit is excellent with some oxidation spots around the chromed surfaces. Comes with the clear replacement tape tray lid. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.

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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.

Voltage Information

Will be set up for either 120 or 240v operation before shipping (originally a 100v machine).

MORE INFO

Simpler than the 201 and later models, the RE-150 has three replay heads switchable between single or repeat echoes (head spacings are different to the 201), and of course varispeed for accurate tempo-matching. Self-oscillation and dub-tastic effects are easily-coaxed from this machine. Great with everything, but can often be particularly good with beats and percussive sounds.

Visit our in-depth Roland tape echo information pages now for everything you need to know about these machines.

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