Exceptional cosmetic condition. Serviced, guaranteed and sounding superb; new 240v transformer fitted. Buy your 501 from the company who...
Exceptional cosmetic condition. Serviced, guaranteed and sounding superb; new 240v transformer fitted.
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. Looks like it has barely been used. 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.
240v machine (100v Japanese machine that has had a new transformer fitted by us). Correct plug will be fitted for UK or Europe. Customers on 120v supplies get in touch if you don’t see the machine you need listed.
CONDITION: Excellent overall, with only the most minimal signs of age or wear to the face. The case is clean with some minor scuffing along the top, but note there are three small sections of tolex missing on the side/rear edges where the previous owner has taken them out to stop it splitting further; these have been painted over. The internal surfaces and metal sections of the unit are superb with virtually no ageing. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.
Heads in excellent condition showing low wear.
Note: the instructions inside the lid are in Japanese. We left these because the machine was so clean, however if you want a replacement in English fitting please ask.
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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PUBLISHED: 21st Nov 2023
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