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re:Roland 13-pin GK users, a question


Thanks for the reply. I was pretty sure that was what was happening, but I 
wasn't sure if there was a preamp in the Roland box. 

I guess it's two cables, then.

--- On Sat, 9/20/08, William Walker <billwalker@baymoon.com> wrote:

> From: William Walker <billwalker@baymoon.com>
> Subject: re:Roland 13-pin GK users, a question
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Date: Saturday, September 20, 2008, 10:21 PM
> Well, here is what is happening, You are compromising your
> sound when you
> run your guitar sound through the Roland cable because you
> are only getting
> a thin strand of that multi braid wire for your guitars
> strait sound. On top
> of that the little preamp that is on the Roland's
> circuit board is cheap and
> slightly dirty sounding. When Rick Turner  does custom GK
> pickup installs on
> his Renaissance model guitars, he bypasses the Roland
> preamp circuitry and
> uses his own . I believe the muitiac jazz has RMC pickups
> and I don't know
> if they bypass the Roland preamp. I've always run two
> cables when using the
> GK system, it's a hassle but sounds noticeably  better.
>  Bill