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Repeater question, was RE: Digitech JamMan???
No, and Yes,
Can you create a loop of a given length, then create one of another length,
and then one of another length, etc??....no, but what you can do is create
loop, use the multiply function to double the original loops length, create
another loop (track) over the longer loop length (say that ten times
quickly), then use the multiply function again to increase the overall loop
length, and record another track, repeating the process. This does allow
user to have loops of increasingly longer length, but as multiples of the
original loop length. Does that make sense? let me put it another way, You
can't have a one bar phrase followed by an eight bar phrase, followed by a
five bar phrase, followed by a 3 bar phrase, but you can create a loop,
create another loop twice as long, another loop twice again as long, etc,
all using the multiply function.... I will probably pony up for another
Repeater, and I would highly recommend it to even the most diehard echoplex
dudes, particularly if they do indeed address some of the units issues.
From: jj 179 [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 6:34 AM
Subject: Re: Digitech JamMan???
So ... quick dumb question ... will the Repeater allow you to have multiple
loops of varying lengths playing simultaneously?
>Sombody said something about a preorder option for the Repeater V2 for
>some days ago...
>>Other than the large, removal memory (which is a great and well-overdue
>>idea), I can't tell that there's a huge difference in functionality
>>between this and the original JamMan (which I still own and love).
>>I'm still looking for an *inexpensive* way (i.e. under $500 if at all
>>possible) to have multiple loops **of different and
>>not-necessarily-related lengths** looping together in the same box. I
>>some of the more expensive units like the Repeater and the EDP can
>>supposedly do this, but boy I'd sure like a cheaper option. :}