Oh boy, that's going to be real show-stealer on this list. That's the first new looper in quite a while ... Rob Simon schrieb: > > I'm not into looping myself, but I'm guessing that some of you may be > interested in the new Akai delay pedal being released this weekend at the > NAMM show. > > The info is from the Akaipro website at... > > http://www.akai.com/akaipro/namm99.html > > and > > http://www.akai.com/akaipro/press/9901-FX.html > > Simon > Canberra > AUSTRALIA > > E1 Headrush Tap Delay / Tape Echo Simulator / Looping Recorder > > 16 bit Digital Delay - Delay time from 0.5ms to 23.8sec > Tape Echo mode with 4 tape-head parallel outputs for amplifier or mixer >inputs. > Simulates an analog 4-head tape echo machine > Looping Recorder with overdub mode - Powerful tool for solo performances > Max. Recording time is 11.9 sec for loop recording > HEAD GAP adjusts the delay time between the heads > Delay time is from 10ms to 5.9 sec > HF Damp simulates an analog delay sound > Feedback sets the feedback level for repeat times > Ratio allows adjustment of wet and dry mix > Dynamic delay control - sets the delay time by tapping the footswitch >twice > True Bypass > > AKAI INTRODUCES A NEW LINE OF EFFECTS PEDALS > > (January 1999) FORT WORTH, Texas - Akai, a > recognized leader in the design and manufacture of > innovative audio products, introduced the new line of guitar > effects pedals at the January 1999 NAMM show in booth > #4373. > > Slated for delivery in February 1999, the five new effects > pedals combine the best vintage sounds with today's feature > options in a stylish and easy-to-use design. > > The Akai Headrush is the first effects pedal offering a high > quality sound delay, tape echo simulator and a looping > recorder in one. User selectable delay options allow for > maximum control of signal output and include several > timing and level adjustment selections as well as the > feedback level for repeats. Headrush also simulates an > analog tape echo machine, providing four tape-head parallel > outputs for amplifier or mixer input, while the looping > recorder with overdub mode is a powerful tool for the solo > musician. > > Headrush features left and right foot switch controls and > LED display. Depending upon which mode is selected, the > left switch controls the on/off and play/stop functions, while > the right side sets desired delay time, recording and overdub > options. The LED display indicates which effect in use and > blinks in time showing the delay time selected. Suggested > retail price of the Akai Headrush is $259.00.