>Dave said: >>I went to a guitar show in eastern Iowa yesterday and horse-traded a >>couple of *great* pieces. :} First, I traded my old Boss Pitch >>Shifter/Delay (my first awful looping device), a fuzz box, and $15 for >>an ADA expression pedal, an ADA quad footswitch, and... a DeltaLabs >>Echotron. > >I've seen these in Black Market music in SF, but never tried it. Seems to >me a friend of mine actually knew something about it. If I remember who it >was, I'll ask him.... > >>The Echotron is just *gorgeous*. It's an early-80s long >>(250ms-4096ms) delay line, with infinite repeat capability. ... > >Sounds like a score! Mind if I lift your text and use it for a little >blurb >on the web page? Some day we may manage to get a fairly complete history >of >all these funky toys.... > >If you find any more info on it, let me know and I'll put that up there >too. I think Andreas Vollenweider started his solo career with a drummer, two percussionists, his harp and a Deltalab for loops. That was in Montreux, probably around '82.