Dunlop Echoplex Delay
Delay inspired by the sought-after Echoplex EP-3.
The Echoplex EP-3 tape echo unit is famous for its deliciously warm, organic modulation and sweet musical voice – a key component to some of the most iconic guitar tones from the ’70s onward. The original EP-3 units, however, are expensive, temperamental, and large. That’s where the EP103 Echoplex Delay comes in. It’s the size of a Phase 90, and it delivers the EP-3’s legendary tones with a simple control interface and a hi-fi all-analog dry path. The Delay control sets the time between repeats – from 40 to 750 ms – the Sustain control sets the number of repeats, and the Volume control sets the output level of your repeats.
Where the sound of this pedal really shines, though, is in Age mode. By default, the pedal performs as a perfectly-calibrated, factory-fresh tape echo machine would – bright and clear tape with subtle wow and flutter modulation. A quick push of the Volume knob lets you age the sound of your repeats, darkening the tone, upping the tape saturation, and increasing modulation and tape distress as you turn the knob clockwise.
Tap tempo via external MXR Tap Tempo Switch (sold separately)
Analog dry path
|Bypass||Selectable true bypass or buffered bypass|
|Power consumption||9V DC center negative (power supply included)
|Dimensions||H: 4,7 cm (incl. knobs)
W: 5,9 cm
D: 11 cm