For those vying for the authentic sound of tape reel delay without the expense or hassle, Catalinbread introduced the Belle Epoch EP3 Tape Echo Emulation. The pedal is based on the famous Echoplex EP-3 and provides 80 to 800 milliseconds of customizable delay, perfect for shoegaze and used by the likes of Brand New and Wilco.

Product Specs

  • Belle Epoch EP3 Tape Echo Emulation
  • Grey
  • 2010s
Made In
  • United States

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Reviews for the Catalinbread Belle Epoch EP3 Tape Echo Emulation
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  • sounds great but too fiddly

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    This replaces a Strymon El Capistan on my pedalboard. It sounds more organic, warmer and more gainy than the Strymon. These are good things. But I'm still trying to manage the controls, which are VERY fiddly and not at all easy to use in a live setting. This is due mainly to some ill-conceived pote…

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  • Excellent delay !

    Verified Purchase

    Excellent delay pedal, all I ever hoped it would be :)

  • Warmer/darker/muddier than the Belle Epoch Deluxe, but still nice in its own way.

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    I bought this first (before later getting the Belle Epoch Deluxe) because I figured that I didn't need all the additional bells and whistles of the Deluxe version. I was really only going after the Echoplex sound. However, as soon as I plugged in the pedal, I immediately noticed that the dry preamp …

  • Verified Purchase

    I’ve had three of these and I always come back to it! Put it in the front end of your amp!!!

  • Verified Purchase

    Well it s a great sounding delay pedal perfect for mellow chords and solos very warm tone 5 stars ✨ for sure 👍