Compact pedal that brilliantly emulates the vintage '70s Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape delays, delivering enchanting hazy delay effects while featuring a faithfully captured EP-III analogue preamp for that sought-after fat vintage sound. Users can craft eccentric effects with genuine wow, flutter, and tape types, including Mint, Worn, and Old machine options. This pedal, backed by timeless UA craftsmanship, promises decades of rock-solid performance. It also offers award-winning algorithms from the Starlight Echo Station, ensuring rich three-dimensional effects that surpass other compact tape delay pedals. Orion's rugged, compact stompbox design with switchable true/trails bypass and Preamp off/on functionality makes it a dependable companion for any musician's interstellar journey into music.
At a glance
- Compact pedal with vintage '70s Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape delay emulation
- Faithfully captured EP-III analogue preamp for a fat vintage sound
- Authentic wow, flutter, and tape types (Mint, Worn, and Old)
- Fine-tune effects with the Wonk control for modulated repeats and tape splice textures
- Built with timeless UA craftsmanship for long-lasting performance
- Utilises award-winning algorithms from the Starlight Echo Station for rich three-dimensional effects
- Rugged and compact stompbox design
- Switchable true/trails bypass and Preamp off/on functionality
The Universal Audio UAFX Orion Tape Echo is a remarkable delay guitar pedal emerging from their flagship Starlight Echo Station. It bestows its users the captivating, otherworldly delay effects reminiscent of the vintage '70s Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape delays, all elegantly encapsulated within a sleek, compact package.
One of its standout features is the stunning emulation of the iconic vintage tape echo hardware, faithfully preserving the essence of this classic effect. With Orion, the perfectly captured EP-III analogue preamp can instantly enrich your tones, delivering that sought-after, fat vintage sound.
Orion doesn't stop at mere replication; it empowers users to craft eccentric effects with authenticity. This pedal offers genuine wow, flutter, and tape types, including Mint, Worn, and Old machine options. The Wonk control allows you to fine-tune your echoes, from subtle modulated repeats to the funky textures reminiscent of tape splicing.
Incorporating timeless UA craftsmanship, the Orion Tape Delay is engineered to endure decades of rock-solid performance, making it a trusted companion on your interstellar musical journey.
But that's not all—thanks to the same award-winning algorithms from Universal Audio's Starlight Echo Station, Orion delivers the rich, three-dimensional effects of a thoroughly emulated vintage tape echo. It outshines other compact tape delay pedals, making it an excellent addition to your pedalboard.
Adding to its appeal, Orion offers the opportunity to enjoy fat vintage preamp tones, courtesy of its faithful emulation of the EP-III's legendary solid-state preamp. With just one control, you can dial in the grit and attitude of the vintage effects unit, boosting your echoes and adding punch to your entire sound.
For those yearning to experience analogue bliss through tape type, wow, and flutter adjustments, Orion stands ready to deliver. Its three sonically distinct machine types and the Wonk control allow for a wide range of tonal colour and vibe customization.
When it's time to take the stage, you can count on Orion's rugged, compact stompbox design. It offers switchable true/trails bypass and Preamp off/on functionality, ensuring seamless integration into your setup. The Universal Audio Orion Tape Echo is your ticket to an interstellar journey through music, providing you with authentic tape delay effects that are truly out of this world.