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Post by vvv » Sun Feb 28, 2016 10:19 am

Because it has to sell for $899.00?
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Post by Magnetic Services » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:24 am

Hopefully the price will come down eventually or copycats will be made. But that unit looks super high quality, and they sell replacement tape cartriges for $25. I love how the "chorus" actually modulates the speed of the motor! (At least I think that's what the video said)

And TWO expression pedal inputs!

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Post by MoreSpaceEcho » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:30 am

i mean, it sounds nice but $899?

you could buy a mint space echo for that much. you could buy a strymon el capistan for $299.

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Post by Magnetic Services » Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:07 pm

I used to have the pedal version of the space echo; that thing was like $300 new and I still felt like I overpaid for it :/

I would never pay $900 for this, but I know there are guitar nerds out there who will! Especially when Sweetwater makes it look like you're "saving" $300...

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Post by The Scum » Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:36 pm

Fulltone has been making both tube and solid state Echoplex clones for about a decade.

Their pricing makes the TRex look like a bargain.
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Post by kslight » Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:20 pm

vvv wrote:Because it has to sell for $899.00?
Might have something to do with it.

Definitely a tough sell at that price IMHO, but I would guess there's a market for almost everything. If folks are willing to pay several hundred dollars for a digital emulation, I guess $900 for the real thing could be seen as fair. But that's a bit expensive a unicorn for me to chase.

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Post by GooberNumber9 » Mon Feb 29, 2016 6:28 am

One reason might be that the Line6 DL-4 sounds surprisingly good, does a lot more, and costs a lot less. I sure wouldn't want to gig with a $900 pedal.

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Post by floid » Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:19 am

GooberNumber9 wrote: I sure wouldn't want to gig with a $900 pedal.
And for studio use it's in the same ballpark as "real" tape delays, so why bother. Now if someone came up with a $200 version, hacked into a Walkman, I'd be all over it.
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Post by iC » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:21 am

And for studio use it's in the same ballpark as "real" tape delays, so why bother. Now if someone came up with a $200 version, hacked into a Walkman, I'd be all over it.
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Post by joninc » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:58 pm

wow - that looks really cool. can't see a price anywhere though - any idea?
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Post by vvv » Tue Mar 01, 2016 3:59 pm

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