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Re: VF-1 Re: Multi-Tap Delay: any smart idea ?



Thanks!


> [Original Message]
> From: mark sottilaro <marksottilaro@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 5/6/2005 2:49:57 PM
> Subject: Re: VF-1 Re: Multi-Tap Delay: any smart idea ?
>
> Pressing in the left knob puts the unit in bypass when
> you're in the top level of the menu.  Pusing it while
> in edit mode will bypass what ever effect you've got
> selected.
>
> Mark
>
> --- mungenast@earthlink.net wrote:
>
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> Re: Multi-Tap Delay: any smart idea ?Because I'm
> relatively old-school, there's one thing that makes me
> nuts about my feature-packed VF-1, which I am only
> recently coming to know and love: I cannot find any
> button for effect in/out. 
>  
> I have another Boss half-rack (the much older RPS-10),
> and this worthy device has a handy front-panel bypass
> pushbutton. (say that four times real fast,
> everybody!!!!)
>  
> Maybe I'm dense, but I cannot find anything like that
> on the VF-1. I did buy a nice cheap Rolls MidiBuddy to
> control the VF-1, and maybe someday I will have time
> to figure it out, but I feel I should have the option
> of just bypassing the lil' red box with the press of
> an easily-accessed button. Guess it's my stompbox
> background ;-)
> ~Tim
> www.mungenast.com
> www.cdbaby.com/all/timgoat
> www.myspace.com/timmungenast
>  
>
>
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: jeremy 
>
> Sent: May 6, 2005 4:38 AM 
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com 
> Subject: Re: Multi-Tap Delay: any smart idea ? 
>
>
> Hi Giorgio, 
>
> Yes the Boss VF-1 which is at the end of itís
> production run. I bought my last one just about a year
> ago for GBP 189 (about 300 Euro) from Turnkey 
> <http://www.turnkey.co.uk> There may be other pan
> Euopean sellers such as Thomann in Germany. If there
> are any still around youíd get a bargain now. 
>
> Yes Roland Boss can sound characterless with all the
> risk and rough edges removed. The operating systems
> seem to have certain decisions taken for you, like
> having a Nanny in the box! 
>
> The VF-1 were an agreeable surprise. I have found the
> the little VF-1s useful toolboxes and an affordable
> successor to the old SE70 that everyone was asking
> such silly money for a while back. Perhaps Iíll get an
> Eventide one day.
>
> Strong points are: that you can control four
> parameters per patch over midi, sync to midi clock and
> program everything in a lot of detail so these things
> sound very personal. These sound like me me me !
>
> Iím not using it for the amp simulations that much Ė
> Iíve got good channel strips for that. Youíd need to
> canvas opinion from other users on the list if this
> was important. 
>
> Anyway best of luck in your search. 
>
> Jeremy
>
>
> http://www.masse.org.uk
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>
> Hi Jeremy,
> do you mean the Boss VF-1 ?
> I thank you but first  of all I think this is
> out-of-production ... so why not the beloved GP-100.
> Obviously I'm askiing for something in production that
> I cun found in Italy.
>  
> second point, I decided to not buy no mroe nothing
> from Boss - Roland because an ideological personal
> point: they apply a awful marketing policy with price
> very high and .. in my opinion ... device without
> personality :)
>  
> sorry, I don't wnat to dispute to you ... but I hate
> the fact that Boss make so terrible devices (In
> application sw for umiscians I mean), also with the
> having the COSM technology that I think is good ....
>  
> marketing startegy ... 
> all for the massess 
> stomb-box for rockers :)
>  
> thank you
> giorgio
>  
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>  
> From:  jeremy <mailto:listing.to.port@masse.org.uk>  
>  
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com  
>  
> Sent: Thursday, 05 May, 2005 15:41
>  
> Subject: Re: Multi-Tap Delay: any smart  idea ?
>  
>
>  
> VF-1 has a 20 tap delay setting. Each delay with  itís
> own delay and pan setting. Iím not sure if the manual
> is available on  line. Do loads of other stuff too -
> very reasonable price if you can still  get them. 
>
> Jeremy
>
>
>
>
> Hi all, Im'looking for Multi-tap delay  devices
>
> 1. possibly software solution
> I would prefere a software  program for PC Windows,
> because for cost saving 
> (my budget is  low).
>
> I'm looking for something for create complex MultiTap
> delays  in real-time 
> possibly as *standalone* program;
> I hate VST plug-ins  because thet require a VST host
> that I do not have/know.
>
> In case  your proposal is just a plug-in, please
> suggest me a  freeware VST  
> host tool,
> but plese do not trasform this thread in a VST 
> discussion.
> I don't love to talk about VST; I like standalone 
> programs.
>
> 2. hardware solution
> Someone may suggest any hardware  device for mutitap ?
> please do not suggest me usual tools used for 
> looping;
> I do not believe tha t they are suitable for complex
> delay  fractalization I 
> have in mind.
>
> many thanks / giorgio
> http://solyaris.altervista.org