Great mixer with reverb in near mint condition. Loads of character when overdriven. Shares the same spring tank as the RE-201 Space Echo.
Six channel spring reverb mixer. Shares the same spring tank as the RE-201 Space Echo. We love the sound and the EQ is very usable – a great studio tool for summing and adding character/texture.
NOTE: This mixer is awaiting service including some recapping. Shipping estimate is 20 working days from purchase (although it may well be quicker!).
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Roland VX-55 mixer for sale.
120v unit – more info on voltage below.
These 70s Roland mixers sound great, especially when you overdrive the inputs – can really add punch to DAW beats and synths and have a superb built-in spring reverb (equivalent to the RE-201 spring). We’ve been getting lots of positive feedback from customers using them to add texture and colour to drum machines, synths etc. Check the stock list (link above) for more models.
Output is via a single, mono 1/4″ jack at the rear. Also has an effect send and return which can be assigned to any of the channels in place of the internal spring reverb. Note that, unlike some VX-55s, this one does not have the phono and aux option on the first two channels – instead all six channels are identical.
Will be serviced and power supply recapped. Pots and switches will be cleaned though it’s possible that some crackle may develop over time, especially when unused – this will usually clear with use. The amp section has not been tested with speakers attached.
See our social media feeds for these mixers in action in plenty of our demos.
NOTE photos are before cleaning/service. Unit is near mint with only minor signs of age. See photos for more information.
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.
120v unit (100v originally but switched to 120v operation). A step-down transformer is required in the UK/EU. We can supply a 100va unit which will work for this mixer (if you are not using the amp to drive speakers) - see the Accessories section of the site. We do not recommend using cheap, generic Chinese mains transformers.
(Not the unit for sale, but definitely gives you an idea of how we use these boxes…)
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Donca Matic in Effect (part 1) - Mixing the two different outputs from this rare stereo beat box opens up all kinds of rhythmic possibilities. Highly addictive. We’re only selling it because we have another. All gear is available now. Full kit list: Keio Donca Matic Mini Pops 20S, Roland VX-55 Mixer, Hawk HR-203 spring reverb (providing distortion also), MXR Flanger Doubler, Carlsbro Mantis (very cool BBD echo). ~~~ #beats #imakebeats #factinstabeats #geartalk #vintagegear #dub #techno
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While The Cat's Away Dub (Part 2) More of Gid mashing together the bits of gear that Tony left on the bench. Echomatic is such a tasty tape echo - that one was on a final test before shipping but we have another. That warm, fuzzed up kick is courtesy of the mic input of the VX-55 mixer (immediately made me reach for Mad Professor & Massive Attack...). #beats #dub
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Friday Noise. In theory this is a demo, but mostly this is just what the end of a (good) week sounds like inside Gid’s head. There’s more to come from this quick rig if you want it (probably even if don’t tbh😝). Try this on headphones if you can... . It’s great to have some Roland VX mixers back in the building. What a sound. Both of these are available - it’s the 60 dealing the A-grade dirt here, but the 55 is essentially the same beast. No other processing - just our modded KR-55 driving the Psyco X Syncussion, some weirdness involving that and the SVC-350, and the truly fabulous Evans Super Echo on the effect send from the mixer.
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Electro Xmas! Literally nothing says “Mistletoe & Wine” quite like a CR-78 through three MXR Flanger/Doublers (two flanging, one doubling) and a sprinkle over the top of original Musicaid Clap Trap through a hifi spring reverb and Teisco analogue delay. Oh, and a Roland VX-55 spring reverb mixer pulling it all together. Swipe left for a shot of the rig. Most of it is up for sale on the site now. ~~~ #electro #xmas #beats #imakebeats #techno #electronicmusic #factinstabeats #attackmagazine #modularsynth #pedalsandeffects #geartalk #soundgas
VX-60 (same spec as VX-55 ) in action
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