Electrix Pro Repeater

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Repeater is a new loop-based digital recorder/sampler from Electrix. It is also their 6th product in a series of outstanding and beautiful rack-mount processors. Repeater uses cutting edge DSP technology with MIDI sequencer style control over your audio loops by offering independent, real-time manipulation over tempo, key and track offset.

Repeater is not your ordinary sampler. It truly is a digital delay unit. You can trigger it in various ways to record any audio source for any amount of time you choose (up to 50 minutes of record time via CompactFlash media). The recording repeats as a loop synced to a tempo. You can overdub additional sounds to arrange and mix layers of loops and you can tweak each loop-recording in real time. Loops can also sync to MIDI clock or to Audio Beat Detection. This makes the Repeater perfect not just for musicians, but DJs too! Changing the Tempo will adjust the samples and loops without degrading the sound quality!

In the Project Studio, musicians may find the Repeater useful as a scratchpad. Play some chords into it, overdub a bassline, then jam along! It may also be useful for creating delay effects to a mix with unprecedented control. The DJ may find the Repeater great for sampling a loop off a record using the Audio Beats Detect mode to match the tempo, and then replaying that loop over another section of that song or over an entirely new record to create entirely new ways of mixing! It is used by Richie Hawtin and Imogen Heap.

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15 Visitor comments
Ben
September 14, 2013 @ 2:57 pm
Hi! I have a Repeater MK I for sale. Contact me for details at jacquesmahoney@gmail.com
christian
September 5, 2013 @ 8:13 pm
Hi. I am looking to buy a Repeater. I'm in Denmark, Europe. If you have one for sale please e-mail me: cybercardinal@hotmail.com
BeatnikBeats
April 8, 2013 @ 10:27 am
I have a Repeater and just connected MIDI for the first time yesterday from a Roland TD20. MIDI clock just "magically" works in the background, but the only other commands I can manage to send are pitch shifting. Can anyone advise on sending loop Start/Stop commands from a TD20 trigger & brain? I read the manual but am fairly new to MIDI, so please pardon my ignorance. Many thanks!
Stefano Barone
February 24, 2013 @ 9:47 pm
I saw it also on stage with Robin Guthrie (former Cocteau Twins), building and layering his great guitar soundscapes with it
Loopy
January 19, 2013 @ 12:34 pm
Following on from my last post, I tried the EH2880 with footswitch before getting the repeater, it does not even compare, the EH is probably more suited to guitarists though who do not want the extra features of the repeater. I love that I can have 99 4 track loops and pick from one and have it sync with my other gear, then change to a new one instantly or after the last has finished, the faders on the front are great for doing dubs/mixes, the timeslip and pitch change in realtime or with midi are great, my only regret is that I did not buy more of them when they were less than $700!
 
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  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - 4 tracks per loop
  • Sampler - Stereo 24-bit 44.1kHz sampling with an 8-minute (40 MB) loop limit
  • Filter - None
  • LFO - None
  • Effects - Pitch-Shift (+1 to -2 octaves), time-stretching (1.5x faster to 4x slower), Reverse, Slip, Overdub, Resample; Stereo FX insert (no built-in multi-effects)
  • Keyboard - None
  • Memory - 999 loops, 4 tracks, external CompactFlash Memory cards
  • Control - MIDI, Audio Beats Detection
  • Date Produced - Fall 2001

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