In this video DM Kahn shows how he get amazing tape echo and delays using the Strymon El Capistan dTape Echo guitar pedal. The El Capistan splits a mono signal into a stereo signal and works great on auxiliary FX sends. The El Cap is capable of getting a multitude of sounds – from pristine infinite delays to growling distorted and modulated sounds. Hope you enjoy!
An article from the Roland website, good wee read. Here for the article.
Inspirational and a cheap alternative.
Looks a interesting new member to the tape delay family.
Taken from site.
Three core functions – tape echo, reverb, and preamp.
Independent inputs (and level controls) for Instrument-level and Line-level applications, plus balanced input and output at rear
Three echo playback heads, and a Sound On Sound Head giving 11 Head combination Settings in total
Adjust the echo’s Time and Feedback with Control Voltages (CV 0-5 volts) and compatible Expression Pedals
Bass and Treble control of the echo signal
Motor ON/Switch for tape slow down effect – or to conserve tape when only using the EF-X2’s reverb or preamp
State of the art DSP Reverb with independent controls.
Mute the reverb or echo signal with a dual foot switch pedal
Comes with a worldwide-compatible, 100 – 240v power supply (no step-down or other transformers required)
Built tough to last, by someone who’s repaired and upgraded more tape echo units than you can possibly imagine!
3 Years Warranty with peace of mind that this is made by a company that has been operating for over 10 years specialising in tape echo repair and spare parts.
Designed by Shane Fritsch & Doug Ford