Roland RE-501

2.645,00

Roland RE-501 in excellent condition, used in Studio.
Just back from full Pro Service (Report included).

 

Summary work done:
– Cleaning of exterior of device
– Cleaning of interior of device
– Thorough cleaning of all potentiometers, Tape head Mode Selector and volume slide
switches.
– Cleaning of jack sockets
– Thorough cleaning of tape reservoir underneath the plastic cover. Removal of old tape
stains and dirt. Cleaning of sticker glue residues on plastic tape reservoir cover
– Removal of tape tension spring, cleaning of tape tension spring velt. Put on new adhesive
on velt part. Mounting and adjusting of tape tension spring leaf for optimum tape pressure
torque.
– Cleaning of the other tape velts (also put on new double sided adhesive) and every other
part in the tape path: capstan, pinch roller, tape guides, tape heads, tape bearings. Pinch
roller and bearings have been taken apart for deep, thorough cleaning.
– Demagnetizing of tape heads
– Put on a brand new SoundGAS tape loop.
– Adjustment of echo playback head output levels and tape echo intensity (feedback)
calibration.

Now the RE-501 is able to self-oscillate (feedback) easily when the intensity is set
over 70% – depending on input volume, tape heads selected and the tape speed.
– Adjustment of azimuth of record playback heads for optimal clear frequency response.
Securing the azimuth adjustment screws with locktite.
– Removal of broken power switch with was permanently set to “on” position. Sourced a
replacement power switch. Soldered and mounted the new, identical fitting power switch.
– Cleaning of reverb tank and reverb tank connectors. Securing reverb tanks connectors with
tiewraps.

 

 

 

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You will receive:

  • Roland RE-501
  • 2 New Spare Tapes
  • Manual (Copy Pdf)
  • Invoice including 3 months warranty
  • Service Report