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 Post subject: DIY Tape Delay
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:07 am 
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This guy went big on the Marantz PMD-430 modding - check it at the end when he uses it like a mellotron.. 8)

https://youtu.be/ABU-psBnmxk

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 Post subject: Re: DIY Tape Delay
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:43 am 
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Hey Swift I actually did that! It was awesome and made the maddest, dopest sounds from my 303. Straight fire, my man. Fire.

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 Post subject: Re: DIY Tape Delay
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:47 pm 
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Danswift wrote:
This guy went big on the Marantz PMD-430 modding - check it at the end when he uses it like a mellotron.. 8)

https://youtu.be/ABU-psBnmxk



Whoa this is fkn awesome man!

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 Post subject: Re: DIY Tape Delay
PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:25 am 
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Danswift wrote:
This guy went big on the Marantz PMD-430 modding - check it at the end when he uses it like a mellotron.. 8)

https://youtu.be/ABU-psBnmxk


That's has to be the best one out there so far. CV controlled tape motor speed - WTF?!

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 Post subject: Re: DIY Tape Delay
PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:47 am 
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This CV controlled motor is a cool mod. I saw some people hooking a potentiometer on walkmans to do that. If you have a tape with a C recorded using a synth or whatever, you can make the note goes up and down and the effect is very good (depending on the walkman XD). I wonder how tape delay is made... probably two reading heads? Not going to delve on that, but it's a cool thing.

Oh, there is this guy, Amulets. He made a cool and simple delay, he just "hooked" two walkmans and glued two tape cases. The first walkman would record the sound, the second one would play what was just recorded. It's a ugly machine, but the effect is good. Also, it's easy to do if you have two cheap walkmans around.


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