Product

Roland RE-501 Chorus Echo 220v

Very good cosmetic condition. Serviced, guaranteed and sounding superb. Buy your 501 from the company who supplied Roland with Space...

Sold

This item has sold. Contact us for information about what we have incoming.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Very good cosmetic condition. Serviced, guaranteed and sounding superb.

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 great example of the RE-501 Chorus 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. 

Original 220v machine. A step-up transformer will be required for use in North America.

CONDITION: Very good overall, especially for a European voltage machine. Has some signs of age/use to the face, including some minor oxidation. The case is good but with with scuffing on the corners and along the top; these have been painted over. The internal surfaces and metal sections of the unit are very clean with no visible oxidation. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.

Heads in excellent condition showing low wear.

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 indeed we have begun to) 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 recommend for use in our machines. 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.

Just Listed

RECENT BLOG ARTICLES

Soundgas at The MPG Awards 2019

Soundgas at The MPG Awards 2019

PUBLISHED: 4th Mar 2019

DISCOVER MORE
Save Our Culture! Abbey Road, Strongroom & Maida Vale

Save Our Culture! Abbey Road, Strongroom & Maida Vale

PUBLISHED: 27th Feb 2019

DISCOVER MORE

OUR GUARANTEE

We stand behind our gear with a guarantee of your satisfaction - see the FAQ section above for full details and buy with complete confidence.

SHIPPING DISCOUNTS

When buying more than one item you only pay the shipping on the item with the highest shipping cost. Calculated automatically at checkout.

NEED HELP?

Get in touch via the contact page. We know & love our gear and we want to ensure you get something that matches your needs (that, and we just like talking gear).