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Travel light years beyond all other tape delays.

Emerging from our flagship Starlight Echo Station, Orion Tape Echo gives you the magical hazy delay effects of vintage ’70s Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape delays, in a classy, compact package.*

Create with a stunning emulation of the iconic vintage tape echo hardware

Fatten your tone with a perfectly captured EP-III analog preamp

Craft eccentric effects with authentic wow, flutter, and tape types

Rely on timeless UA craftsmanship, built for decades of rock-solid performance

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Add Authentic Tape Delay to your Pedalboard

Add Authentic Tape Delay to your Pedalboard

Thanks to the same award-winning algorithms from our Starlight Echo Station, Orion gives you the rich, three-dimensional effects of a thoroughly emulated vintage tape echo — for tones that best all other compact tape delay pedals.

Enjoy Fat Vintage Preamp Tones

Enjoy Fat Vintage Preamp Tones

Perfect for boosting your echoes and adding punch to your entire sound, Orion's faithful emulation of the EP-III's legendary solid-state preamp gives you all the grit and attitude of the vintage effects unit, with one simple control.

Experience Analog Bliss with Tape Type, Wow, and Flutter

Experience Analog Bliss with Tape Type, Wow, and Flutter

Choose from three sonically distinct versions of the EP-III with Mint, Worn, and Old machine types for color and vibe, and tweak the Wonk control for subtle-to-eccentric modulated repeats and funky tape splice textures.

Hit the Stage with a Rugged, Compact Stompbox

Hit the Stage with a Rugged, Compact Stompbox

Built for decades of dependable performance, Orion Tape Delay gives you switchable true/trails bypass and Preamp off/on for a trusted companion on your interstellar journey.

*All trademarks are property of their respective owners and used only to represent the effects modeled as part of Orion Tape Echo.

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      Features

      Authentic emulation of a vintage Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape echo in a compact stompbox*

      Perfectly captured analog preamp for fat, boosted tones and effects

      Selectable Mint, Worn, and Old tape types for added color and texture

      Wonk control for modulated repeats and vibey tape splice sounds

      True/buffered bypass and Preamp off/on

      Timeless UA design and craftsmanship, built for decades of dependable performance

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