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Universal Audio UAFX Orion Tape Echo Delay Pedal

The world's most authentic emulation of a Vintage Maestro Echoplex EP-III Tape Delay.



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Product Description

The Universal Audio UAFX Orion Tape Echo is a delay pedal with three vintage tape delay emulations, a perfectly emulated analogue preamp circuit and wow/flutter, true/buffered bypass, preamp on/off, switchable true/trails bypass and analogue dry through. Emerging from Universal Audio`s flagship Starlight Echo Station, the Orion tape echo gives you the magical hazy delay effects of vintage '70s maestro Echoplex EP-III tape delays in a classy, compact package.

Thanks to the same no-compromise algorithms from UA`s award-winning Starlight Echo Station, Orion gives you the rich, three-dimensional effects of a thoroughly emulated vintage tape echo – light years beyond other tape delay pedals in its class. Built for decades of dependable performance, the Orion tape delay is your trusted companion on your interstellar journey!

Key Features

  • Authentic EP-III Emulation – Hit the stage with this rugged, compact stomp-box that replicates the sound of a vintage Maestro tape echo.
  • Perfectly Captured Analogue Preamp – This gives you all the grit and attitude of a vintage effects unit, with one simple control for fat, boosted tones and effects.
  • Selectable Mint, Worn & Old Tape Machines – Select the distinct colour and texture of the vintage tape machines easily.
  • Wonk Control for Vibey Tape Sounds – Subtle-to-eccentric modulated repeats and funky tape splice textures.
  • Mono Operation, True/Trails Bypass, Preamp Off/On, Analogue Dry Through ­– Built for you to have full control over how the tape echo works in your signal chain.

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  • Power Requirements: Isolated 9VDC, center-negative, 250ma minimum
  • Inputs: 1 x 1/4” TS unbalanced
  • Outputs: 1 x 1/4” TS unbalanced
  • USB type-C for updates via computer
  • Height: 5.81cm, 2.29 inches
  • Width: 6.55cm, 2.58 inches
  • Depth: 12.07cm, 4.75 inches
  • Weight: 0.659 lbs (0.299 kg)

Written by Stuart Palmer

Customer Reviews


1 review





Mr NICK KEMP7th Sep 2023

Another great UAD unit, sounds fantastic

Value 5Looks 5Durability 5

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