Here is an endorsement by Hank Marvin
as quoted in Guitarist Magazine, August 2012:
"As for now there's a guy over here in Perth, Professor Paul Rossiter, who's been a big Shadows fan since his teenage years and he always loved the sound of the Meazzi, so a few years ago he got the schematics for the preamp and built one.
And even the preamp linked to the Echoes From The Past sounded better, because it captured some of the sound that the Meazzi had.
He developed it further into a full-blown echo system, the TVS3 and when we were recording the stuff for the Cliff and the Shads reunion album I decided to try one out.
-it sounded really good.
I thought it sounded very authentic and, thanks to the preamp, slighltly better than the Echoes From The Past system. I think its a combination of digital and analog technology, its incredibly quiet and again I can have the guitar tech to wind on at the end of each number into the next echo.I'm very impressed with that; its a really good system."
You can hear the sound of the various echo units on the "Echoes From Then To Now" video.
The link is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZude4GO0lo
TVS SPECIALTY PRODUCTS !!!
We are an Australian company manufacturing and operating in Perth, Western Australia.
TVS Specialty Products designs, manufactures and sells guitar effects units that emulate the sound of vintage magnetic drum and magnetic tape echoes such as Meazzi Echomatic, Binson Echorec, Meastro Echoplex, Klemt Echolette, Vox and Roland. There are currently three products in the range: a TVS1 which provides the basic Meazzi tone for the dry signal but requires an ancillary unit such as an Alesis Q2/20 or an RFX to provide the echoes; a TVS2 which, in addition to processing the dry signal incorporates full emulation of the sound of echoes derived from magnetic tape or drum; and a TVS3 which incorporates all of the features of the TVS2 but includes also a completely self contained multi tap analogue delay line (using bucket brigade delay chips) to produce the echoes. This unit is fully programmable so that virtually any pattern of echoes can be reproduced. A footswitch for patch selection is also available as an option for the TVS3 for its use in live performance.
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