Analogue Effects

Vintage Analogue Effects from 1957 through to 2019, by AMS, Avalon Design, Boss, dbx, EMT, Klark Teknik, MXR, Roland and Urie in chronological order from oldest to newest.

Analogue Effects 2
The use of simulated reverberation for recording, broadcasting and TV dates back many years. It has found many applications both for creating special effects and for optimizing the room acoustical impression in musical recordings.
1957
Urie 1176
There are not a lot of limiters designed in the 1960s that are still in production today, but the legendary Urie 1176 is one such beast.
1967
Roland RE-201
The Roland RE-201 was an engineering masterpiece. It featured a sophisticated tape-echo effect and a built-in spring reverb, with different sound variations selectable via 12 different operating modes.
1974
AMS DM2
The AMS DM2-20 tape phase simulator is the result of long and extensive research into the requirements and needs of the recording industry.
1976
Analogue Effects 3
The MXR Model 126 Flanger/Doubler was released by MXR in the late 1970s and appeared in many studios of the time.
1976
dbx 160
The dbx 160 and 161 are single-channel compressor/limiters combining sophisticated technology and user-oriented features in a compact package.
1976
Klark Teknik DN50
The Klark Teknik DN50 Spring Reverb was introduced around the late seventies, just prior to the launch of digital reverbs.
1976
DBX 162
The dbx 162 compressor/limiter is a stereo device using true rms level detection circuitry tor signal sensing and sophisticated voltage controlled amplifiers as the gain control elements.
1978
AMS DMX
1986 This Image was created by and is the Copyright of Vintage Digital Main Description Main Description The AMS DMX Series Keyboard Interface and Chorus Controller was a device to add on to the AMS DMX 15-80S Digital Delay. The chorus controller can be used to add functionality and effects to the DMX 15-80S, with […]
1979
DBX 165
The dbx 165 is a professional single channel compressor/limiter that features the new dbx Over Easy compression curve.
1980
Roland SDD-320 Dimension D
The Roland SDD-320 Dimension D is a specially designed chorus effect unit for adding spatial effects to stereo and monaural sound sources.
1981
DBX 165A
The dbx 165A is a professional single channel compressor/limiter that features the new dbx Over Easy compression curve.
1982
Boss CE-300
The Boss CE-300 offers two independent chorus circuits to produce full pitch-deviation effects for a wider, fuller sounding effect in the stereo mode, as well as specific deep chorus effects like a multiplex chorus.
1984
Avalon Deisgn AD2055
1986 Main Description Features Main Description The Avalon AD2055 Pure Class A music equalizer is the most powerful, low noise parametric equalizer available today. Designed to optimize absolute signal integrity and musical performance, the AD2055 combines the best of active and passive filter topologies with sonic excellence unequaled by lesser designs. The AD2055 is the […]
1997
Avalon Design VT-747SP
The Avalon VT-747sp combines a creative STEREO tube-discrete Class A spectral-opto-compressor with a musical six band program equalizer, L-R output level and gain reduction metering and internal regulated power supplies.
2000
Analogue Effects 4
1986 Main Description Main Description The chorus effect has been a studio mainstay since the ‘80s. With greats such as Brian Eno, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Peter Gabriel and so many more incorporating this effect into their recordings, the chorus has become legendary effect in the music industry. Now, that legend continues with the Klark Teknik […]
2019