Universal Audio UAFX Orion Tape Echo
Emerging from our flagship Starlight Echo Station, Orion Tape Echo gives you the magical hazy delay effects of vintage ’70s Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape delays, in a classy, compact package.*
Add Authentic Tape Delay to your Pedalboard
Thanks to the same award-winning algorithms from our Starlight Echo Station, Orion gives you the rich, three-dimensional effects of a thoroughly emulated vintage tape echo — for tones that best all other compact tape delay pedals.
Enjoy Fat Vintage Preamp Tones
Perfect for boosting your echoes and adding punch to your entire sound, Orion’s faithful emulation of the EP-III’s legendary solid-state preamp gives you all the grit and attitude of the vintage effects unit, with one simple control.
Experience Analog Bliss with Tape Type, Wow, and Flutter
Choose from three sonically distinct versions of the EP-III with Mint, Worn, and Old machine types for color and vibe, and tweak the Wonk control for subtle-to-eccentric modulated repeats and funky tape splice textures.
Hit the Stage with a Rugged, Compact Stompbox
Built for decades of dependable performance, Orion Tape Delay gives you switchable true/trails bypass and Preamp off/on for a trusted companion on your interstellar journey.
Built upon powerful processor engines and UA’s proven analog modeling expertise, UAFX Guitar Pedals give you sonic authenticity far beyond other stompboxes. From award-winning amp emulators to classic reverbs, delays, modulators, and compressors — experience legit vintage tones like you’ve never heard before.
Authentic emulation of a vintage Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape echo in a compact stompbox*
Perfectly captured analog preamp for fat, boosted tones and effects
Selectable Mint, Worn, and Old tape types for added color and texture
Wonk control for modulated repeats and vibey tape splice sounds
True/buffered bypass and Preamp off/on
Timeless UA design and craftsmanship, built for decades of dependable performance