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Re: sync problems with multiple loops (Echoplex) - solution
Took me a while but finally found the solution in the archives, will leave
the reference below for those who have the same problem. Basically you need
to use the TimeCopy function to copy the time signature of the previous
to the new one.
Many thanks to Kim Flint for providing the answer!
> I've been syncing my Echoplex (slave) to my Alesis SR16 drumcomputer
> (master) and with a single loop it works like a charm. But as soon as I
> more than one loop with the Next Loop function, problems start. Even
> the Next Switch parameter is set to Loop and the loops are recorded just
> fine, when I make a transition from loop 1 to loop 2 with the Next Loop
> function, the sync may become offset.
> The funny thing is, this offset happens irregularly. Sometimes there is
> offset, sometimes the offset seems to be a 16th, sometimes an 8th. I have
> read in the manual that each loop has its own local MIDI time but if
> is set to cycle and SwitchQuant is set to loop, there should be no reason
> for this offset since the switch should happen exactly on the "1" of the
> next loop which is also the "1" of the drumcomputer.
> Does anybody have an idea what is causing this and how to remedy it? I
> tried the ReAlign function but strangely it doesn't always work as it
> should, sometimes putting the local starting point on the drumcomputer's
> instead on the "1", sometimes changing nothing at all.