VOCU VTE-1600B Compact Tape Echo (Fernandes/Hiwatt)

Rare slim-line Japanese tape delay that will fit on your pedalboard, similar to the Hiwatt tape echo. For sale in excellent...


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Rare slim-line Japanese tape delay that will fit on your pedalboard, similar to the Hiwatt tape echo.

For sale in excellent condition – one of the best we’ve seen – serviced by our tech & working well (possibly barely used). Complete with original Japanese manual.

Requires a 15v power supply (100v version included).

Vocu stands for Vivid Output and Capable Unit – catchy! Cool and compact little tape delay – perfect for a (large) pedalboard). Sounds good and works well – uses the same loops as the Roland Space echo range – a full-featured tape echo that’s a little larger than a paperback book. Instagram demo with our SH-7 below.

Will accept mic, instrument or line level inputs, has three delay modes – 150-600ms, 500-1600ms and a combination of both short and long heads. Has mix/wet-only switch (Cue/Mix Direct) for use as an effects send, controls for Master Level, Echo Time, Repeat and Echo Level as well as Input Level. The Flutter control engages an off-centre plastic wheel against the pinch roller to introduce extra warble and sense of a machine less well-maintained (the lever will rest at the mid point giving a sensible level of flutter, or can be pushed harder against the pinch roller for momentary bouts of extra warbliness).

POWER: It takes a 15v centre positive power supply (not included – enquire, we may have something suitable).

CONDITION: Excellent with only minor signs of use/age.

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.

This first demo is for the machine for sale, before servicing:

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