Rotel RZ-8 Play Mixer for sale in excellent working order. Made by the Roland corp - DJ Mixer, Beatbox, Guitar/Mic pre inputs, BBD echo, vinyl enthusiasts dream...Read more
Cross-fader controlled phono & line inputs, built in drum machine, instrument/mic mixer with BBD echo? All in one box? Yes - you CAN have it all!
Rare Rotel RZ-8 Play Mixer for sale in excellent working order and condition. I'd never seen one of these before, and still can't quite believe they exist. Made by Rotel - a Japanese company that were actually originally called Roland (no relation!) - and hailing from a bygone era when the product rather than profit was king, this sleek brushed aluminium hunk of gorgeousness could just be everything to everybody.
This is the HiFi separate you never dreamed existed - and never knew you wanted - until now. Yes, vinyl enthusiasts that's a twin cross-fader DJ mixer (one each for the twin line and phono inputs); there's a hefty 70s Hifi-style mic/instrument mixer with variable impedance, a basic built-in BBD echo and twin VU meters; and hell why not add in a warm and funky analogue beatbox with variable patterns to really get your party started.
Have your cake, eat it. Have another cake, put a cherry on top, and eat that. Take all the cakes you can carry... Rotel knew about seventies excess.
Supplied serviced and ready to rock your local block or house party. The BBD echo is a bit of an afterthought and shouldn't be the reason you buy this unit - it's only usable on the guitar/mic inputs and is nothing to get excited about. Some crackle may be possible from pots/switches/sliders when it's not been used for a while, but should clear with use - it is currently working flawlessly - see demo below.
Condition is excellent. Only the usual minor signs of age. See detailed photos for more information.
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.
Have your cake, eat it. Have another cake, put a cherry on top, and eat that. Take all the cakes you can carry... Rotel knew about seventies excess. You want a twin phono mixer with cross fader? Check. Plus twin line mixer with another cross fader?? Check. Mic and guitar inputs? With variable impedance and a basic BBD echo on them??? Check. You want a funky analogue beatbox with rhythm variations???? Check. In a chunky rackmount case with sleek gold brushed aluminium fascia and twin backlit vu meters????? Check. We give you the Rotel Play Mixer: a gorgeous chunk of solid loveliness, with able support from the Special Binson Echorec 2 and an Akai Deep Impact (both for sale on www.soundgas.com, but you can't have the Rotel until we've finished having fun with it, sorry.
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- It is a 100v Japanese model and runs ok on North American mains 115/120v without a transformer (we run all our tests using 120v power); however, a step-down transformer is recommended for extended use.
- A step-down transformer is required in the UK/EU.
- We do not recommend using cheap generic Chinese mains transformers and can supply a high quality UK-made unit if required - see our accessories listings.
Some of our gear will have VAT at 20% added in the UK/EU, but a lot of it won't. This should hopefully clarify the situation but if you have any questions then please get in touch.
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We are very experienced at packing and shipping valuable and sensitive gear worldwide. Binson Echorecs, large valve amps, vintage synths, rare racks, and even a CS-80 or two - you name it, we've sent it and it has arrived in one piece and ready to play.
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