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Re: Analog Echoplex

>At 02:55 PM 10/17/96 -0700, you wrote:
>>On Thu, 17 Oct 1996, Victor Fiorillo wrote:
>>> I just found an analog echoplex in mint condition for $250.00.  Is 
>that a
>good price?
>>I've seen mint Echoplexes for sale around LA for as much as $450.  That's
>>a very good price, I'd say.  However, I'm led to believe that the
>>original tape 'plexes needed to have their tapes changed periodically.
>>Can anyone back me up on this?
>prices depend on whether it is the original tube echoplex or the slightly
>later solid-state version made by Maestro. Try to guess which one is worth
>$250 is probably for the solid state version. You can tell those because
>they are in a black case. The tube version was green. The tube one is 
>prized, probably going for $450 and up if you can even find one. If you 
>to sound like Hendrix or Eric Johnson, you want tubes. Either one will
>probably give you that tape hiss/warmth that some people like so much. 
>is all heresy, of course, cause I've never actually use either one.
>You can get tapes form Jim Dunlop.
>Kim Flint                       408-752-9284
>OEM Engineering                 kflint@chromatic.com
>Chromatic Research

I've used both ... go tube if you can get it.