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Black Country Customs by Laney The Difference Engine Stereo Delay Pedal

Featuring Analogue, Digital and Dynamic delay modes with built in noise gate and compressor!



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    Product Description

    Black Country Customs is a range of guitar and bass pedals created by Laney Amplification. A big name in the amp world, Laney are furthering their British tradition with these versatile stompboxes — all handcrafted right here in the UK!

    The Black Country Customs "The Difference Engine" is a powerful stereo delay packed with an array of classic delay modes, including analogue, digital and dynamic. It's powerful processor allows you to combine features from each era to create unique and inspiring delays like never before. Better still, The Difference Engine comes loaded with 50 artist patches, created by the artists themselves, including Tony Iommi, Lari Basilio, Tom Quale, Martin Miller and Andertons' very own Pete "Danish Pete" Honore!

    The result of thousands of hours of painstaking research and development, The Difference Engine provides an immersive experience that is easy to navigate thanks to the ultra-sharp 2.42" OLED screen. The multi-function rotary encoder Edit control opens up a world of tweaking options whilst the onboard tap tempo, noise gate and compressor put a smorgasbord of useful tools at your feet!

    Analogue/Tape Era

    Modelled on the popular RE Space Echo family of delays, the Analogue mode features all of the organic warmth and analogue nuances of tape machines.

    • Warm sounding analogue tone.
    • Delay times up to 1250ms.
    • Straight delay from a single head.
    • Multi - head delays – classic overlaid delay effect.
    • Tape artefacts  – Wow and Flutter

    Digital Era

    Based on the crisp, sparkling rack mounted delays made popular in '80s, the Digital mode boasts tap tempo and freeze function.

    • Straight digital delay - 2500 MS of delay.
    • Multi Tap delay.
    • Freeze.
    • Modulation on repeats.
    • Tap tempo.

    Dynamic Delay Era

    The Dynamic Digital mode takes inspiration from '90s delay units, particularly the legendary 2290, boasting modulation and ducking features.

    • Based on the legendary 2290
    • Straight Ducked digital delay, up to 2500 MS of delay.
    • Modulation on repeats.
    • Phase reversal on delay repeats - wrap around delays.
    • Multi Tap delay.

    Key Features

    • Clear bright 2.42" OLED screen
    • 100 patches (50 User/50 Preset)
    • Compact design
    • Tap tempo
    • Freeze function
    • MIDI in/MIDI out
    • MIDI parameter control
    • Expression pedal control
    • Modulation on repeats
    • Tape artefacts - Wow & Flutter
    • Ducker function
    • 5 routing modes - Stereo/XFB/Ping Pong/Mono & Wet Dry
    • On board compressor
    • On board noise gate


    • Model: BCC-TDE (The Difference Engine)
    • FX Type: Stereo Delay
    • Input Impedance: 1MΩ
    • Output Impedance: 100Ω
    • Power Supply: Regulated 9V DC PSU (not included): centre negative, 2.1x5.5x10mm connector type
    • Current Consumption: -90mA
    • Controls: Colour, Mix, Tone, Repeats, Edit/Menu/Mode, On/Bypass, Tap/Freeze
    • Input Left, Right, Expression, MIDI In.
    • Outputs Left, Right (6.3mm Jock Socket)
    • Unit Dimensions (HWD): 59x150x121mm (2.3"x5.9"x4.8")
    • Unit Weight: 0.6 kg (1.3 lbs)

    Written by Chris Toft

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