Rackmount delay unit

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by Pre Amp, Aug 24, 2005.

  1. Pre Amp

    Pre Amp Guest

    I am looking for a good quality delay unit. That does just delay.
    Which one is the best?
    ...Please, nothing cheap
  2. schizojames

    schizojames Active Member

    Feb 15, 2005
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    I know you said "rackmount," so rack mount a PC with a VST host loaded on it, and buy Ronin:


    This is quite possibly the best delay I have ever used, and no, I do not work for them.
  3. AudioGaff

    AudioGaff Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2001
    Silicon Valley
    Classic units:
    Lexicon PCM41 & PCM42
    Roland SDE 3000, SDE 1000 and SDE 2500
    Yamaha D1500
    TC Electronics 2290, M5000
    AMS 1580
    Eventide H3000, H3500, GTR4000,DSP4000, DSP4500

    Decent newer units:
    TC Electronics D2
    Any new Eventide model
    Nothing else I can recall that is worthy...
  4. iznogood

    iznogood Member

    Feb 9, 2004
    tc d-two is nice for the price!
  5. moonbaby

    moonbaby Mmmmmm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2005
    Symmetrix made a great DDL several years ago, and it was a single-space unit with lots of cool mod options. I think it was called the 606 (?). The units that AudioGaff listed are definitely great units, too. I have 2 of the Rolands and a Lexicon PrimeTime...there isn't anything on the market today that has the user interface like they used to(IMHO). Very easy to operate and vary on the fly, especially for live sound or for that Brian Eno/ Pink Floyd/Fripp experimenting...PEACE.
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