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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu May 21, 2020 1:34 pm

He says it's a Boss RE20 modified to fit in a rack

https://www.thomann.de/gb/boss_re20_space_echo.htm

No mention of what he's using as a sound source though
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby mikehende » Thu May 21, 2020 1:38 pm

Yes, I got the first part, would love to know which sound fx box he's using.
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby The Elf » Thu May 21, 2020 2:00 pm

mikehende wrote:Yes, I got the first part, would love to know which sound fx box he's using.
It's just generating noises. You could get those bleeps out of practically anything.
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu May 21, 2020 2:01 pm

That's what I thought Elf..... He obviously doesn't think it's important either....
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby mikehende » Thu May 21, 2020 2:02 pm

This seems to be devices he's put together:

http://dub-siren.com/sirens-c-1
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu May 21, 2020 2:07 pm

They look like good value for money boxes. One of those and a RE20 will set you back £289.

Bear in mind the RE20 is not a tape echo unit but a digital simulation (which is, as has been mentioned, probably a better option in the real world).
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby The Elf » Thu May 21, 2020 2:23 pm

To each their own, but I'd rather put that money toward a cheap synth that will do noises like that and a whole lot more.

e.g.
https://dubreq.com/product/stylophone-gen-x-1/... and this one even has its own analogue delay built in!
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby mikehende » Thu May 21, 2020 2:32 pm

Whoa, yes, you are correct about that Synth unit and only $70 wow!

Getting back to the RE 20 Pedal, any way to make that wireless to make it sound very close to when plugged in?
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu May 21, 2020 2:37 pm

No idea what you mean? Perhaps you can explain a little more?

It's a DJ performance tool Elf, I know my Model D will make this noises but I do see the advantages of the simplicity of those little boxes.
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby mikehende » Thu May 21, 2020 2:41 pm

To use the RE20 without wired connection to the rig like using bluetooth technology or similar.

My rig is inside my Garage and during the summer I mostly sit outside listening to music, if I could have that RE20 in my hand to trigger the fx whenever I should want to would be perfect.
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu May 21, 2020 2:47 pm

I don't think that's likely to be doable (at least not easily). You'd need TX and RX (not usually both in a single standalone Bluetooth box) latency would be considerable and you'd need the routing capabilities in your DAW/DJ software. Much easier to use a BT DJ controller with built in fx......

How do you control music playback from outside?
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby blinddrew » Thu May 21, 2020 2:52 pm

What about a wireless guitar set? Something like this: https://www.gear4music.com/Guitar-and-B ... tuEALw_wcB

Doesn't work through walls obviously...
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby mikehende » Thu May 21, 2020 3:00 pm

Thanks! That's very close to what I can use with the RE20, only issue is as you've mentioned is it's line of sight, the range is more than what I would need as I would need like 30' max so that's go.

So one with maybe RF capability if there is one.
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby The Elf » Thu May 21, 2020 3:02 pm

Sam Spoons wrote:It's a DJ performance tool Elf
An alien world to me! :headbang:
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Re: Is there a list of all Tape Echo units ever made?

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu May 21, 2020 3:08 pm

The Elf wrote:
Sam Spoons wrote:It's a DJ performance tool Elf
An alien world to me! :headbang:
And me too....

Guitar wireless kit would work but you'd need two which would have made it cumbersome back in the day but the modern 'two dongles' devices might be usable. Good thought Drew :thumbup:
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