Binson (Milan - Italy) was an early manufacturer of echo machines. Unlike most other analog echo machines, they used an analog magnetic drum recorder instead of a tape loop. Their most famous product was the Binson Echorec.
After using Meazzi Echomatic machines successfully to establish his signature sound, Hank Marvin of The Shadows began using Binson echoes. He used various Binson units on record and stage for much of the mid-to-late 1960s, in conjunction with Vox AC30 amplifiers and Burns London guitars. Marvin continued to use Binsons until c.1979/1980, when he began using the Roland RE-201 echo.
Binson units were used to great effect by Pink Floyd's original frontman Syd Barrett and guitarist David Gilmour. The classic Binson delay effect can be heard on songs such as "Interstellar Overdrive", "Astronomy Domine", "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" and "Time". Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin also used a Binson echo unit which was used on the drums in "When the Levee Breaks." Binson echo units were also used by Hawkwind, and more recently by Tarantula Hawk. Jon Courtney of British Nu-Prog band Pure Reason Revolution is also a frequent user of the Binson units.
In Pink Floyd's 23-minute long song "Echoes", Roger Waters used a Binson Echorec to create the eerie underwater wind noise heard during the first interlude (10:40-15:02 on studio recordings, underneath the screaming whale song produced by Gilmour); he vibrated the strings of his bass guitar with a steel slide and fed the sound through the Echorec. Waters reproduced this sound during live performances. The Binson Echorec was a major part of the early Pink Floyd sound, until they started to use the VCS3 Synthesizer in 1972. 
vintage Binson Echorec
A clip of the (wonderful) vintage Binson Echorec echo, with a Fender Nocaster 1996-97 Cunetto Relic and a vintage '72 Hiwatt DR103 + vintage '71 Hiwatt 4x12 ...
Binson - NightMare ( PromoClip)
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Binson Echorec 2 7TE Model
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Binson Echorec Explanation
here's how the binson echorec works.
Binson HIFI 20 Tube Amp
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Catalinbread Echorec vs Binson Echorec
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Binson EC 3 40ms to 1020ms
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BINSON ECHOREC BABY
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Walter Babbini - Binson Echorec 2 - part 1
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Analog Delay Binson Echorec 2 - Special Made Effect
Specialbinson Echorec 2 With Multi-Speed & Bias Control.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:11:30 -0800
NEWARK — About 70 “cash-for-gold” businesses in six cities across New Jersey have received a combined total of nearly 10,000 civil citations for allegedly violating consumer protection laws, officials announced today. After undercover operations and ...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:56:15 -0800
The Paterson companies cited were Broadway Jewelry, Khal's Jewelry, Holy Land Gifts & Fine Jewelry, Sneaker Stadium, Itani Jewelers, Rossy Elsie E&D Cashing, La Casa Bonita, Fast Jewelry LLC, VIP Jewelry, Cimoglu Jewelry, Binson Pawn Brokers Inc., ...
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:30:00 -0800
They cost $15 and can be purchased on her website www.pillpouch.net and at Binson's Home Health Care. The family is currently working with Henry Ford Hospital on a pilot program trying out the patented Pill Pouch with in-home patients. This small ...
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:59:31 -0800
For seat five on the Marietta Board of Education, incumbent Jill Randell is being challenged by Tommy Binson. Incumbent Travis Nipp, who holds seat five on the Turner Board of Education, faces Chance Tynes in an election. For the Thackerville seat ...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:15:07 -0800
The New Jersey State Office of Weights and Measures has brought its continued crackdown on “cash-for-gold” shops into the urban centers of Camden, Irvington, Newark, Paterson and Trenton, as well as to Teaneck, to protect cash-strapped consumers ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:15:00 -0800
Without the luxury of modern technology, the band had to track down an organ, a 1950s-era Binson Echorec delay machine, the rare Yamaha CS-60 synthesizer and a harpsichord, which involved a treasure-hunt-like journey that led to a house in suburban ...
The Macomb Daily
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:29:26 -0700
There's a row of recliners lined up at Binson's Home Health Care Center in Center Line, and Jim Binson is reminiscing about the grand opening of the store his father founded 60 years ago on July 15. “It's 60 years ago today,” he told a group of local ...
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:44:24 -0700
Though it's not exactly a secret among the effects cognoscenti, the Binson Echorec may be one of the most widely heard effects nobody ever heard of. That so many have enjoyed the strange, lush atmospherics of the Echorec—if not it's name—is thanks ...
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