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Echo-X

Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:09 pm

So while searching the internet for delay pedals and still waiting on the (as far as I knew) as yet unnamed and unreleased awesome rainger delay, I happened upon something about a mysterious pedal called "Echo-X". I was intrigued, visited raingerfx.com to have a look and then I ordered one immediately!

Why the quiet launch? :poke: :lol:

Can't waaaaaaaait. :yay:

Re: Echo-X

Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:34 pm

David is the king of the quiet launch!

Post a demo dude, I'm super intrigued!

Re: Echo-X

Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:39 pm

I will for sure. Don't have a proper recording setup handy right now but I'll do something!

Re: Echo-X

Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:22 am

If Rainger sells a pedal but doesn't post about it on the forum, did it really happen?

Re: Echo-X

Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:00 am

Yes - it's released! How do I do a big launch??? I don't know... :idk: :facepalm:
Should I post on the main page here??
Maybe I should go back and do proper launches for all RFX stuff :idea:
I must suppress my english modesty....




Am I a klutz?

Re: Echo-X

Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:12 am

:lol: Yeah I don't really know either, post about it somewhere on ILF? It's pretty much the only gear related site I regularly look at. Still, I found the Echo-X so I guess whatever you did worked pretty well. :thumb:

Re: Echo-X

Sat Jan 09, 2016 6:12 am

Ha! I guess so.
I put a few little clips of it on Instagram (davidrainger), which I'll put onto Youtrube channel.

Re: Echo-X

Sat Jan 09, 2016 9:42 pm

Get someone with a beard to make a demo video that rarely features the pedal.
Instagram one corner of the pedal.
Send one to Juan Alderete.

I think that's how they do it these days.

Re: Echo-X

Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:35 am

oldangelmidnight wrote:Get someone with a beard to make a demo video that rarely features the pedal.
Instagram one corner of the pedal.
Send one to Juan Alderete.

I think that's how they do it these days.


:lol: :lol: :lol:
That is too funny!
Yeah, I gotta say I'm not keen on people talking in demo videos. JUST PLAY US THE PEDAL, WHY DON'T YOU!!!!!
I do like the bite-sized 'best bit' clip idea you have to do on Instagram. Just do a series of them.

Re: Echo-X

Sun Jan 10, 2016 6:15 am

:lol: you really nailed down the pedal marketing of today. :lol:

Agree about demos, I think the clips on the rainger website giving a few sound examples is about all I need for anything but the most complicated pedals.

Re: Echo-X

Thu Jan 14, 2016 2:00 pm

It's in! Everything I wanted and more I think. The base delay sounds reet nice, very dubby as described originally. Can't go wrong with it as a nice plain tiny delay.

More importantly, all 3 of the igor control modes are great fun! The "send" mode is for me the standout and the main reason I bought the pedal, and it does not disappoint. Lovely for doing the selective echo dub thing live (didn't know how much I was missing not being able to do this :love:) or holding a drone to play over, and as hopefully the demo shows, when doing this the notes slowly decay in a very dreamy way.

I was surprised how usable the delay time control is, obviously there's wild pitch shifting sounds there but I also love being able to switch between a super short delay for a not-quite-right resonant sound and whatever delay setting you had before just at the press of a switch.

Max feedback buttons are always fun.

With no further fuss, here's a short clip of me noodling in the three modes, a wizard of pitch and driving notion show up to help out. It's just a phone recording and I didn't really plan what I was going to do, but I hope it shows the basics of what this pedal is about (which is fun and sounding awesome).




EDIT: Is it just me or is the soundcloud thing not working anymore?

Here's the link in case it isn't just me. https://soundcloud.com/death-truckers/rainger-fx-echo-x

Re: Echo-X

Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:46 am

Davids "quiet launch" at Namm. :cool:







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Re: Echo-X

Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:14 pm

Ordered one a couple weeks ago, can't wait to get it! Looks and sounds so cool.

Re: Echo-X

Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:44 pm

David or any users out there, is it possible to adjust the maximum delay time of the pt-chip? I really love it when PTs start getting pushed out over 800ms and they start to go to shit.
Mmmmm

Re: Echo-X

Sat Oct 01, 2016 8:24 am

(Just emailed you).
It's only possible to maximise delay time with wirecutters and some confidence undoing nuts and stuff and opening it up....
Hard to go back on this procedure....
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