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Roland Tape Echo Tips, Tricks & Tales

Some of the nuggets of wisdom we've picked up as we've overhauled, tested & sold hundreds of tape echoes, as well as using them in our studio for many years, not to mention swapping tips with top musicians and producers around world.

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Which is the Best Tape to Use in a Roland Echo?

All tape is not equal. Many (most?) tapes available online do not perform well in Roland echoes... Based on our experience working on hundreds of tape echoes and trying many tapes, this is the answer to the question: Which is the best tape loop for my Roland (or Korg!) tape echo?

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Stereo Tape Echoes?

We are regularly asked "do you have a stereo tape echo?" or "can I get a stereo pair of tape echoes?", so we thought we'd put our answer and some demos here for easy reference.

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Grampian User Tips

Some useful info for using a Grampian 636 in a modern studio set up. By no means a full user guide, but this should help you integrate this old piece of kit into a modern set up.

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Manuals

Mu-tron Bi-phase Setting & Recall Sheets

Scans of the three original settings sheets for the mighty Bi-phase, plus a blank recall sheet to print and use.

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Manuals

Surrey Spectrum Shifter Manual

A scan of the manual for this rare piece of equipment (similar to a Bode...).

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Using the Eventide H910 in Control Voltage (CV) or Keyboard modes

Although described in the H910 manual, the CV and Keyboard modes are less well known than Manual control, and this brief guide is aimed to help you get the best from your H910.

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Manuals

Ursa Major 8×32 Digital Reverberator Manual

The manual for this rack unit. Love the cover, and it's a great example of early digital reverb tech. The four presets are great on this box (and all can then be tweaked).

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Binson Echorec Demo Videos

Some of our favourite videos (mostly our own!) of Echorecs in action. Includes demos featuring guitar, synths & drum machines, as well as some super-slow modified machines.

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What’s the Maximum Delay Time of a Roland Space Echo?

How slow can a Space Echo go? How long is the longest repeat? We dig into the variations in design, effects of age, & there's more about bad tape...

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Manuals

Mu-tron Bi-phase Owners Manual

Complete text from the original Mu-tron Bi-Phase manual. While the Bi-Phase isn't necessarily our absolute "favourite" phaser, there's no escaping the fact that it's one that gets regular use for its versatility and great sound.

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Manuals

Market Electronics (Maestro) Echoplex EP-2 Instructions

'Instructions for use of "Sound On Sound" Echoplex' - a scan of the original instructions for an EP-2 valve tape echo.

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