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Black Country Customs The Difference Engine TDE

Black Country Customs

Black Country Customs The Difference Delay Engine TDE

The Difference Engine superbly emulates three classic eras of delay.

  • Analogue
  • Digital
  • Dynamic

Its powerful processor then allows you to manipulate time by combining features from each era to form new and stunning unique delays

The tape echo era – modelled around the RE space echo family of delays featuring all the warmth and analogue nuances of tape.

  • Warm sounding analogue tone.
  • Delay times up to 1250ms.
  • Straight delay from a single head.
  • Multi-head delays - classic overlaid delay effect.
  • Tape artifacts - WOW & FLUTTER

The digital era – based on the crisp sounding digital delays of the 80’s with tap tempo and freeze functions.

  • Straight digital delay - 2500 MS of delay.
  • Multi Tap Delay
  • Modulation on repeats.
  • Tap tempo.

And thirdly the Dynamic Digital era – based of the power delays of the 90’s with modulation and ducking features

  • Based on the legendary 2290.
  • Straight DUCKED digital delay, up to 2500 MS of delay.
  • Modulation on repeats.
  • Phase reversal on delay repeats - wrap around delays.
  • Multi Tap delay

True stereo in and out means you can use a single input to produce a stereo output or run stereo in and out.

Take control of various delay parameters in real time, with the use of an expression pedal.

Full featured MIDI input and output supporting both MIDI CC numbers and Program Changes.

The Difference Engine features an ultra-sharp, stunning 2.43” OLED display screen. Perfect for all types of performance environment and vantage point.



  • Item dimensions: 59mm x 150mm x 121mm (HWD)
  • Carton dimensions: 80mm x 210mm x 150mm (HWD)
  • Item weight: 0.6kg


  • High quality MIDI to USB cable included.