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Re: RC-2 : First impressions / comparison RC-50

My remote25sl does this automatically.  It's pricey but worth it.

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On Aug 24, 2007, at 12:26 PM, "Travis Hartnett" <travishartnett@gmail.com 
 > wrote:

> I think a lot of the appeal of a VST system is having a wide variety
> of plugins, most of which won't be four-knob effects along the lines
> of standard Boss pedals.
> Imagine a Boss pedalboard where all the pedals have no knob markings
> or names on them--not very usable.  There has to be some display to
> communicate a lot of information back to the user, and I don't believe
> there's anything in the VST spec which would make it easy to map all
> the parameters (of wildly varying number) to a keyboard  shortcut or
> whatever.
> I think I remember one VST rack host that looked like an Eventide type
> controller, with four or five softknobs and an LCD display, and I
> thought you had to use plugins which had been designed to work with
> that host so that the UI would work.  Displays are pricey.
> TH
> On 8/24/07, Kelly Coyle <skcoyle@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't know. You can probably work your PDS 20 OK, or your "Metal
>> Zone" distortion. If the controls weren't rotary encoders, but 0-11
>> knobs (where the knob position *was* the setting) it shouldn't be a
>> problem for at least a few knobs. Of course, if you had seven of  
>> these
>> boxes, or changed the VSTs out all the time, then you might have
>> issues. I never had much of a problem with my Nord Modular if I stuck
>> with the few patches I used a lot.