A true spring reverb is an almost magical device. Deceptiviely simple in concept but capable of producing extremely rich and hauntingly beautiful sounds. Not just a retro novelty; spring reverbs are still used extensively whether it is nailing a classic dub reggae sound, adding some shimmer to a synth riff or creating some space on a vocal track in a big studio. This is a reverb that rewards real-time tweaking: crank the feedback, sweep the filter and play with the ghostly feedback drones that ensue. Better yet, try animating them with CV and inserting other modules into the feedback path.
Version two of the Springray provides a number of changes and improvements to the original design. The shelving EQs have been replaced with a parametric EQ with frequency, Q, and gain controls. The CV inputs for feedback and mix balance have been replaced with inputs to control the filter frequency and gain. Lastly, the feedback and limiter circuits have been redesigned, and the drive quality has been improved.
Power: 44mA @+12v / 34mA @-12v
Selector switch to choose between three different connected tanks (one on the front and two on the back).
Parametric EQ with controls for frequency, Q, and gain.
Feedback path with virtual tube circuitry.
Redesigned LIMITER circuit in feedback path to prevent high gain feedback from clipping the output.
Improved input DRIVE with high gain (can overdrive the tank inputs).
External processors can be inserted into the feedback path via the SEND/RETURN normalled inputs.
Three different sizes of Accutronic tanks are available.