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Author Topic: Akai E1 Headrush  (Read 1485 times)

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Akai E1 Headrush
« on: January 30, 2018, 01:53:09 PM »
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Tap Delay / Tape Echo Simulator / Looping Recorder
The Akai Headrush is the first effects pedal offering a high quality sound delay, tape echo simulator and a looping recorder in one. User selectable delay options allow for maximum control of signal output and include several timing and level adjustment selections as well as the feedback level for repeats. Headrush also simulates an analog tape echo machine, providing four tape-head parallel outputs for amplifier or mixer input, while the looping recorder with overdub mode is a powerful tool for the solo musician.

Headrush features left and right foot switch controls and LED display. Depending upon which mode is selected, the left switch controls the on/off and play/stop functions, while the right side sets desired delay time, recording and overdub options. The LED display indicates which effect in use and blinks in time showing the delay time selected.

   16 bit Digital Delay - Delay time from 0.5ms to 23.8 sec
   Tape Echo mode with 4 tape-head parallel outputs for amplifier or mixer inputs
   Simulates an analog 4-head tape echo machine
   Looping Recorder with overdub mode - Powerful tool for solo performances
   Max. Recording time is 11.9 sec for loop (overdub) recording
   HEAD GAP adjusts the delay time between the heads
   Delay time is from 10ms to 5.9 sec
   HF Damp simulates an analog delay sound
   Feedback sets the feedback level for repeat times
   Ratio allows adjustment of wet and dry mix
   Dynamic delay control - sets delay time by tapping footswitch twice