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Re: 16 second delay problem

someone please get ahold!!! I have a 16 sec since the day they were born-if
you don't have one you will never know-if you have one you will forever

>From: jimarnt@interlog.com (Jim Arnott)
>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>Subject: Re: 16 second delay problem
>Date: Thu, Nov 25, 1999, 6:53 PM

> Actually, I paid $500 Canadian, which wasn't cheap, but certainly not 
> expensive either. As you say, all EH reissues have been expensive, even
> overpriced, so why would a high price tag be any more detrimental in the
> case of the 16 sec. delay? It was more expensive in the first place, but 
> didn't just cost more, it did more. Also, the high prices used units are
> fetching would seem to indicate that there is a demand there.
> I'm not sure how you define wacko, but if you are referring to the 
> of an effect to produce truely unusual sounds, the EH-16 definately
> qualifies.
> Also, I wasn't suggesting that a re-issue would necessarily be an exact
> copy. I believe they have made some changes to things they have re-issued
> in the past,the polychorus for example.
> Personally, I'd much rather pay between five hundred and let's say a
> thousand dollars for a new and hopefully improved EH-16 than $270.00 for 
> new frequencey analyser, and I have both.
> In fact, I've got 8 or 9 original EH pedals and the 16 sec. delay is  my
> favourite by far.
> Perhaps, as you suggest though, most people would not see it this way.
> -j
>>The EH-16 was pricey when it was new ($799 is what I recall, back in the
>>early '80's).  All the EH reissues have been pricey, so there's no 
>reason to
>>believe that the 16sec delay wouldn't also be pricey.  And I'd say that 
>>demand for the EH-16 is very slim ("What, no MIDI?  No stereo?  No
>>tap-tempo?!"), compared to wacko pedals for vintage-obsessed guitarists.
>>> From: jimarnt@interlog.com (Jim Arnott)
>>> Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>>> Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 18:21:37 -0400
>>> To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>>> Subject: Re: 16 second delay problem
>>> Resent-From: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>>> Resent-Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 18:20:06 -0500
>>> Another thought: Now that EH seems to be a revitalized, active company
>>> again, I wonder if it would be possible to send it to them?
>>> I can't believe they re-released the Frequency Analyser before the 16 
>>> delay! It's cool too, but the demand for the 16 sec. delay has got to 
>>> greater. No?