Strymon El Capistan
DSP Tape Delay Pedal

MPN: ELCAPISTAN
Features

We all love the sound and character of a good tape delay; the Strymon El Capistan gives you the warmth and character of 3. Times 3.

  • DSP tape delay effect pedal
  • Hand crafted dTape algorithms deliver meticulously nuanced recreations of tape echo systems
  • Three tape machines in one: Fixed (one fixed playback head), Multi (multiple playback heads), and Single (sliding record head)
  • Each tape machine has three modes for extremely flexible echo options
  • Five tape adjustment and tone shaping knobs: Time, Mix, Tape Age, Repeats, Wow & Flutter
  • Five “hidden” knobs for extensive tone tweaking: Tape Crinkle, Tape Bias, Low End Contour, Spring Reverb, +/- 3dB Boost/Cut
  • Sound on Sound mode with instant tape splice and bulk erase. A built-in tape-style looper!
  • Press and hold Tap for instant Infinite Repeats
  • "Hands-down the best sounding tape echo effect this reviewer has yet heard." Tone Report Weekly
Details

When Strymon decided to develop an effects pedal that delivers the sound and feel of their favourite tape echo machines, they knew they had to relentlessly study and faithfully recreate every last nuance. THe result is the incredible Strymon El Capistan tape delay.

The Strymon boffins spent months in their sound design labs with an intense focus on capturing the warm, saturated, distinctive qualities of tape echo machines. The result is their hand crafted dTape technology. Utilising a ridiculously powerful SHARC DSP, every drop of processing power is harnessed.

The Strymon El Capistan provides three different tape machine types in one, each with three unique modes. With ten parameters to tweak, you get extensive control over tape quality, machine health and tone shaping.

Go from the sound of a pristine, studio-quality tape machine to the heavily fluctuating sound of a machine in need of service. Get the full bodied sound of fresh tape all the way to the gnarled qualities of worn out tape.

Because the Strymon El Capistan is DSP driven, you get a range of tape experiences unattainable with a traditional tape machine. All of this without the headaches of tape machine maintenance and repair!

View product on the Strymon website.

£268.00
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