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Re: DL4 dissappointment

I took a test drive of the DL4 w/ expression pedal.
As far as I can tell, the zipper noise is virtually 
unavoidable. I think Line6 goofed on this product.
It's really not much of a loop machine, unlike the 
Headrush, for instance, which is better-suited IMO.

Too bad...

- Larry

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin" <kevin@minds-eye.org>
To: "loop" <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Sent: Friday, February 18, 2000 7:11 AM
Subject: DL4 question

> I've had my DL4 for a couple of weeks now and have noticed that it seems
> to feedback and distort very easily (especially when adjusting the
> feedback and regen).  This is especially true on the sweep echo and tape
> echo settings (a slight adjustment and the signal goes over the top and
> breaks-up).  This happens whether the DL4 is late in the effects chain
> or the only stop between the guitar and the amp.
> I'm not sure if that's just the nature of the effects, or if there's
> something wrong here.  It just seems way too easy to make some truly
> terrible noise quickly.  It also seems like using an expression pedal
> would be very difficult to control without creating the same damaged
> noise (not a good thing this time).  Has anyone had any similar
> problems?
> Thanks
> Kevin