Tape Delay

What kind of bypassing does the Tape Delay have?
The Tape Delay has true bypass switching. It uses a relay to switch. It also does buffered bypass. You set what kind of bypassing you want in the advanced c...
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014 at 12:41 AM
What are the delay times?
In tap mode, you can get a delay time from 30ms to 3.3 seconds. In the 'fast' setting, the delay time goes from 5ms to 256ms. In the 'slow' ...
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014 at 12:42 AM
When I load a factory preset and I change any of the controls, is that change stored?
The default is for presets to be altered when the controls are moved around. So if you go to a preset, crank the output knob, then exit that preset and retu...
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 at 4:25 PM
Can I run the Tape Delay with a 18V output?
Yes, you can run the tape delay from the 18V output on the DC Brick.  Each 18V output on the DC Brick can supply up to 400mA (according to their manual) a...
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 at 2:16 PM
Is there a way to kill the dry switch on the Tape Delay?
Unfortunately there's no way to "turn off" the mix pot short of removing the pot and soldering in a fixed resistor. But if you set the mix pot...
Sat, 21 Jun, 2014 at 12:57 PM
Can I get more sensitivity at low values of the mix knob?
We've gotten this request a number of times. Some of our customers rarely go above the 12 o'clock mark on the mix knob, and they want to have more s...
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014 at 11:14 PM
I don't hear any modulation! Where is it?
If you have Blips Mode turned on, modulation is not possible. This is because blips and modulation use two different pieces of software to create the delaye...
Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 at 3:35 PM
Can I mod my tape delay to use presets and tap tempo at the same time?
There's a mod that can be done to the tape delay to add an external tap tempo jack. There are three ways this can be done: 1) Get Steve Chiles at schil...
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017 at 10:27 AM
Can I achieve "dotted eighth notes" with a Tape Delay?
Yes, dotted eighth notes can be achieved easily with the Tape Delay. In fact, the second quick start example in the Tape Delay manual shows exactly how to s...
Tue, 3 Oct, 2017 at 9:17 AM
Is the Tape Delay fully analog or hybrid?
The dry signal is analog but the actual delayed signal is digital. Therefore, the Tape Delay is not fully analog.
Tue, 5 May, 2015 at 11:10 AM