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Warm, crazy, and hazy delays from the most popular tape echo ever made.

The EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces gives you an exacting emulation of the legendary tape echo device used by Jimmy Page, Brian May, Chick Corea, Eddie Van Halen, Eric Johnson, and Andy Summers. Vintage Echoplexes are legendary for their idiosyncrasies — including distortion, wow and flutter, self-oscillation, squelch effects, and other random analog goodness. The EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in emulates all of this, and more.

Like the hardware, the EP-34 plug-in’s record head can be slid in real time for smeary weirdness, trippy dub excursions, and more. The musical input clipping of the original hardware’s hallowed preamp section is also captured via a Record Volume control, giving the EP-34 some subtle to not-so-subtle tonal coloring and distortion. With the addition of modern workflow enhancements like Tempo Sync, the EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in is must-have tool for any mixer.

Craft hazy delays and vibey slapback with the most legendary tape delay ever made

Tweak the EP-34 Tape Echo’s controls for real-time effects and tone sculpting

Harness a vintage Echoplex’s unique input clipping distortion on everything from drums to vocals and guitars

Create with plug-in-only features like Tempo Sync, Wet/Solo, Pan, and Tape Tension

The EP-34 Tape Echo is not affiliated with, sponsored, nor endorsed by any companies currently using the "Echoplex" name. “Echoplex” “EP-3” and “EP-4” model names, are used solely to identify the hardware emulated by Universal Audio.


Highly desirable sound of original EP-3 and EP-4 Echoplex* tape delay units, now available as a UAD-2 plug-in for Mac or PC
Tape echo effects virtually indistinguishable from those used on countless classic recordings of the past six decades
Unique movable record head design creates warm, rich sound unlike any other delay unit
Provides a range of tones, from simple slap effects to self-oscillation chaos
Amalgam of features from EP-3 and EP-4 hardware units, plus "digital only" extras for modern mix use
Requires a UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface available from authorized dealers worldwide

Customer Reviews

EP-34 Tape Echo

Overall Rating


S. Burgan

August 9, 2023

Great tape echo emulation

This plugin is all over my mixes. Great for vocal slap back and also on electric guitars to give that vintage tone and vibe. Love it!

O. Cuellar

August 2, 2023

Uad plug ins

Must have them all

A. Lee

June 24, 2023


Another cool option for 'vibey' delays and echoes

D. Ho

June 15, 2023

Super-cool for Voice and Electric Guitar!

The analog tape delay warmth is a beautiful touch on vocals and electric guitar!

R. Evans

June 11, 2023

Super useful delay

Sounds great on everything you put it on, I've used other emulations before but thus just does something special, rich, creamy, warm, from subtle to far out sounds. I really enjoy dialing this one in, super fun plug in

R. Evans

June 11, 2023

Super useful delay

Sounds great on everything you put it on, I've used other emulations before but thus just does something special, rich, creamy, warm, from subtle to far out sounds. I really enjoy dialing this one in, super fun plug in

A. Hewitt

June 11, 2023

Classic tape echo

Plumped for this one over the Galaxy and very happy with my purchase. Use this for guitar and Gilmour tones in particular and it works a treat.

R. Vargas

May 18, 2023


so much vibe and warmth. must have delay.

E. Peterson

April 27, 2023

Rockabilly Heaven

Amazing I play rockabilly and country music and this lives on my electric guitar bus. So good so fat so right. The setzer preset tweaked a bit is my go to. Just gorgeous sounding .

P. Sviyazov

March 27, 2023

The One

The one and only plugin that gives me exactly what I hear in my head! Can't find anything close enough to this. Hope it will be in Spark someday!

j. seiterle

February 26, 2023

push your amp

Apart of the wonderful dub and slapback experience it is a very powerful tool to push your amp to a nice break up.

V. Ruzicic

February 13, 2023

So real!!!

Very real and musical!!!!

J. Szeszel

January 13, 2023

Simple but effective.

Something more than echo

S. Andres

January 6, 2023

Great for guitar tracking

Great tool combined with some Unison presets and some other plugins , really inspirational.

S. Rico Hernandez

January 6, 2023

Un gran delay

Buenísimo como envío o inserción.

G. Ob

December 25, 2022

Create tool

Excellent tool for making creative echo sounds! One of the best of its kind

D. Weigleb

December 23, 2022

Finally! The Echoplex!!!

I have longed to play some Van Halen through a true Echoplex. This. Is. A. BEAST! Paired with some other effects I'm pretty close to VH 1 and VH2.

U. Audio Account

December 16, 2022

Nice delay

Not my fisrt option for delay, but when it works it’s perfect

A. Bugella

December 12, 2022

FLAVOUR, FLAVour, flavour, fla...

Very versatile. Adds an analog touch. It can be used on many track types and not just for guitar.

A. Gorobets

December 11, 2022

Characteristic sound

When it works, it works and sit perfectly on the mix.