Roland RE-201 Space Echo ex-BBC Proms

Roland RE-201 Space Echoes for sale as used on stage at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC...

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Roland RE-201 Space Echoes for sale as used on stage at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms performance of Daphne Oram’s Still Point. Each machine has a custom clear perspex tape tray cover for extra visual appeal and will ship having had a full run through by our techs.

Converted to 120v if required

This machine was used on stage at the BBC Proms – read more here.

Note that we usually have machines in a range of conditions (and prices) coming through – check our other listings or get in touch if you want to find the right one for you.

Buy your 201 from the company who supplied Roland with Space Echoes for their ‘Cause And Effects’ show celebrating 40 years of Boss pedals – read more here.


  • It could take up to 1 week for us to prepare and ship your 201 following purchase.
  • The photos below are of a similar unit; we will send detailed photos of the machine(s) available upon purchase or by request.
  • You will be able to assess the machine’s condition: we only ship when you have confirmed you’re satisfied with the condition.

This will be a great example of the mighty RE-201 Space Echo, for sale serviced and in excellent working order. Sounding as good as they get and working very well following a full service by our tape echo specialist with various new parts as required, including new tape. Covered by our guarantee of your satisfaction.

240v machine (100v Japanese machine fitted with new internal 240v transformer – 120v can be fitted for US/Canada customers).

CONDITION: The condition of these units varies between very good and excellent – they are of a consistently-high standard, but there are likely to be some signs of cosmetic wear. Cosmetically more worn machines are sometimes available at a lower cost. Near mint examples are occasionally available at a higher price.

Heads in excellent condition showing low wear.

For sales in UK/EU the price will include VAT. VAT-free sales are possible to businesses and individuals in the EU (outside the UK) with a valid VAT Number – please get in touch if you wish to buy this way.

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.

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

REPLACEMENT TAPES: We could (and we will) write a lot about our journeys in tape and the misinformation and poor quality tapes that seem to fill the internet. But for now you can buy tried and tested replacement Roland tape loops from us (they are supplied by Echofix). These are the only tapes 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. 


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