An original EHX Deluxe Memory Man from 1978 with the original power cord. Cosmetically the pedal has some scuffs and scratches from years of use and being gigged. It’s missing 3 of the 4 rubber feet on the bottom.

From David Morrin
“The original Memory Man was an early bucket brigade delay (BBD) effect pedal that allowed musicians to create long echo effects without using tape. It has been claimed by Mike Matthews (founder/owner of Electro Harmonix) that the Memory Man was the first such "stompbox" type of effect for echo. Release dates for the Memory Man and its competition seem to be impossible to track down today, so whether or not the Memory Man really was the first of its kind cannot be verified. If it was not the first, then it was most definitely at least one of the first.

Vintage Memory Man pedals can be roughly sorted into two groups based on the type of BBD chip used. The early pedals used Reticon SAD1024 chips. This group may have begun in 1976, and may have been discontinued in 1978. From 1978-1984, Panasonic MN3005 chips were used. The vintage units include several revisions of 3 knob, 4 knob, and 5 knob models. 4 knob models were exclusively SAD1024 based, but 3 and 5 knob models were made with both types of chip. Below you'll find information on each variation I am aware."

Listed2 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
  • Deluxe Memory Man
  • 1978

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