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Re: splitting a guitar signal/feelin' like Stevie Reich
I settled on the cheapo solution- a Y-adapter from Radio Shack that cost me
$3.49. I haven't noticed any serious sound degradation, but I'm not using
anything even vaguely professional anyway. I did look at the Morley
switcheroo pedal; it looks nice but I can't justify spending $40+ on that
Anyhoo, I've just been playing with my new setup, which now features 2 DOD
DFX94 sampler pedals, the new one courtesy of Mr Biffle below. Setting 'em
up with 2 different delay times and listening to the loops going in and out
of phase is as much fun as I thought it would be!
Also listening to Orbital's "In Sides" and realizing how much I have to
learn about drum programming...
----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Biffle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, November 29, 1999 11:13 AM
Subject: Re: splitting a guitar signal?
> I remember the "Flo-Ho" was supposed to be a very invisible box
> according to it's many good reviews. Never used one and don't know
> where to find them either... Sorry.
> >>> "Stan Card" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 11/28 7:57 PM >>>
> "Your tone will suffer" being the operative phrase in these replys to
> splitter question! Over here @ "STANITARIUM" we have tried every
> splitter on
> this planet and if you are talking about a guitar signal,we have
> found anything that doesn't in some way deterioate that signal.That
> said we
> remain humble in our search.When the word "cheap" enters into this
> CHEAP is
> what you get! Let your ears be the judge...always
> >From: the Reverend Rob <email@example.com>
> >To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
> >Subject: Re: splitting a guitar signal?
> >Date: Sun, Nov 28, 1999, 5:28 PM
> > On or around 07:13 PM 11/28/99 -0500, Peter Shindler said:
> >>I want to split my guitar signal and run it into two delay pedals
> so I can
> >>have two independent loops running against each other. What do I
> need to
> >>get in order to send the signal in two different directions?
> > I don't know what pedals you're using, or if they have a direct
> out. If
> > they do, it's extremely simple. Run one direct/dry out into the
> next unit.
> >> If there's more than one way, what's the cheapest solution?
> > The "cheapest" solution is to get a y-cable splitter and fork the
> > Your tone, however, will likely suffer. Personally, I'd recommend
> a cheap
> > 4-track mixer or something equivalent to split the signal if your
> > units don't have a direct/dry out, or consider one of the a/b/a+b
> > switchers on the floor.
> > Your mileage will vary; I use rack delays with dry outs, so I've
> never had
> > to contend with this. ;)
> > ==
> > the Reverend Rob ICQ: 1280871 Yahoo: theReverendRob
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