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Roland RE-501 Chorus Echo

Excellent cosmetic condition. Serviced, guaranteed and sounding superb; will be supplied set to 240 or 120v operation as required....

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Excellent cosmetic condition. Serviced, guaranteed and sounding superb; will be supplied set to 240 or 120v operation as required.

Buy your 501 from the company who supplied Roland with Space Echoes for their ‘Cause And Effects’ show celebrating 40 years of Boss pedals – read more here.

A superb example of the RE-501 Chorus Echo, for sale serviced and in excellent working order. The pinnacle of Roland’s tape echo tech – high fidelity with fantastic chorus and sound on sound – read more about the different Roland models here. Only very minor signs of use. 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. Set up to factory spec but tweaked for self-oscillation (Roland removed it from these models).

Choose your voltage – 100v Japanese machine that will be set up for either 240 or 120v operation as required.

CONDITION: In excellent cosmetic condition, the face is superb with minimal signs of wear. The tolex is clean with some scratches and dings around the edges. Internally, this unit is superb with almost no signs of oxidation to the chromed surfaces. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.

Heads in excellent condition showing low wear.

Instructions have been replaced with our own English reproductions.

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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