Rare 1960s effect unit. These have a unique sound, not to mention reputed (and likely) Krautrock connections. Great for percussion and synth.
Rare 1960s effect unit. These have a unique sound, not to mention reputed (and likely) Krautrock connections. Great for percussion and synth/keys.
Freshly serviced and ready to ship!
Rare Schaller Rotor Sound for sale serviced and in excellent working order.
Note that we have swapped the old two pin power socket for a standard IEC socket.
This mono unit features controls for Intensity (dry/wet mix) and Speed.
Dating from the mid-late sixties, this has an unusual circuit design using 18 inductors and has a unique sound. It works superbly – unless you really want a realistic Leslie effect (in which case you should buy a Dynacord CLS-222 or Neo Ventilator). I love what it does to beats and hat patterns especially, but it will add movement and interest to any source and makes a great mix send effect. I’ve heard that Kraftwerk used them, but can’t recall the source – I would expect these would have been pressed into service on the Krautrock scene as Leslie emulators weren’t overly common back then.
We have two of these in our studio – we like them that much…
If you turn the Intensity knob fully clockwise you get a wet-only setting – the resulting signal seems quieter than it should be, but this is completely normal.
Good cosmetic condition with somem signs of wear, mainly to the edges of the case. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.
Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.
For sales in UK/EU, this item is on the margin scheme for second hand goods. VAT-free sales are not possible for this item.
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PUBLISHED: 21st Nov 2023
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