Echosex 2 T7E
Gurus Amps presents the “Echosex 2° T7E Model”, a new version of their awarded Echosex 2°
With the Echosex 2°, that will stay in production, Gurus wanted to recreate that kind of magic of the “old Italian Echo” units, but with more versatility, reproducing one of the most used and useful setting, the single head, and give the possibility to set the delay time as in a modern pedal, to bring that magic sound and extend its musical applications. Musicians like Steve Lukather who uses it for ALL of his soloing parts, can confirm this.
But now, Gurus wanted to raise the bar, and fixed two important goals for this new project:
- Create a real alternative to buying an old, expensive, unreliable and very rare original unit.
- Create a device that really keeps the musicality and creativity of the old Binson Echorec 2°
The result is the new Echosex 2° T7E model:
- No mechanical parts in movement: absolute reliability in any condition, with no maintenance needed.
- Improved Audio Quality: The insane frequency response of 7hz to 161000z @1db and the DI totally WET out, make it a modern piece of gear, able to be connected to today highest professional studio grade equipment.
- With the “Motor Speed Adj” feature, you have the possibility to increase the overall delay time, reaching the 740ms, keeping the multi-heads combinations in sync, so to make it suitable for a larger number of musical application that it’s predecessor.
Features and benefits:
- All features and controls of the Old Binson Echorec 2° T7E model
- 12AU7B and a Pure Class A Preamp Cascode J-FET ensure the highest audio quality possible
- Multi-Heads with 12 position switch + 3 way selector for echo, rep, swell mode.
- LED displays for Input level and for Heads combinations working
- I. 100% WET Out for connection to mixing consoles or parallel amp’s Fx loop.
- True bypass or Spillover mode selectable
- Suitable for any kind of instruments or signals
Enclosed in the same dimensions of their famous 1959 Double-decker pedal, (8”x5”x2”) suitable for an easy fit in a pedalboard, the new Echosex 2° T7E is not only a reissue of the “Old Italian Echo”, but an improvement of it. Our thinking was about what the well known issues of the old units were, and the different needs of the musicians of today. This project take us more than a year, making a lot of work of measuring, tests and comparison to more than 20 real vintage units, and the user’s manual looks like a book, cause we wanted to share all of our experience of almost 30yrs in repairing, servicing and restoring old Binson units.
1) Change the overall delay time from Standard Binson's time up to 740ms. keeping the head’s combinations in sync.
2) Main Power, use a 5,5mm x 2,1mm DC plug 9 or 12VDC - with 500mA available suggested.
3) Set Input Volume to better fit any input signal, checking the input display.
4) Set the Volume of Echo (Mix)
5) Standard 1/4” TS Jack input
6) The switch let you choose between immediate bypass or slow bypass.
7) Main effect footswitch (Bypass ON/OFF)
8) Sim. Balanced/UnBalanced DI WET Out, 1/4” TRS Jack (100% WET) to use for connection to mixing consoles
9) Engage the selected OUTPUT: UP= Rec out, DOWN= Normal out.
10) Tone of Repeats, it affect only the repeats, getting darker or brighter
11) Feedback, from 1 single repeat, to infinite and oscillating.
12) Standard 1/4” TS Jack Output
13) Shows the input signal, set input level to make it pulse, and not stay lighten
14) Three mode are: Echo (1 single rep. by selected heads, no feedback) Rep (Standard Echo mode with combinations of head
and feedback available ) Swell (reverberation)
15) Simulate the status of wearing out of the machine
16) 12AU7/Ecc82 Preamp Tube
17) 12 Position switch to select multiple heads combination as shown on heads display.
18) 4 leads shows wich head/heads combination is working.
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