El Capistan


  • Three tape machines in one: Fixed (one fixed playback head), Multi (multiple playback heads), and Single (sliding record head)
  • Each tape machine has three modes
  • Five tape adjustment and tone shaping knobs: Time, Mix, Tape Age, Repeats, Wow & Flutter
  • Five “hidden” knobs for extensive tone tweaking: Tape Crinkle, Tape Bias, Low End Contour, Spring Reverb, +/- 3dB Boost/Cut
  • Sound on Sound mode with instant tape splice and bulk erase. A built-in tape-style looper.
  • With Time control, Mix control, Tape control, Repeat control, Wow and Flutter control, Tap tempo and Bypass Switch.
  • 24 Bit / 96 kHz digital converters with 115 dB SNR.
  • Stereo output
  • High impedance mono input (internal jumper enables selectable TRS stereo input)
  • Expression pedal input with selectable control over any knob parameter
  • Connect an optional Favorite switch to save a favorite preset
  • Tap Tempo and Bypass footswitches
  • True Bypass (electromechanical relay switching)
  • Selectable Trails Mode with Analog Buffered Bypass
  • 9V center negative DC, 250mA current draw


  • 102 mm wide
  • 114 mm high
  • Ø 4.83 (12 Votes) Average Rating
250 mA / 9 V DC / Negative Center

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$299 Price in € submitted May 25th 2017, 10:09 by pedalgrid | last Change Sep 18th 2020, 20:03 by iroh