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Re: Repeater answer: dry/wet mix option NOT avaliable

Oh, that is DEFINITALLY a design flaw as far as I'm concerned.  Any chance 
getting that changed in future OS updates?  Also, I'd want the loop fade 
to be
ALWAYS available, regardless of the mode I'm in.


dan mcmullen wrote:

> as a brand new RepeaTer operator, let me echo the original poster's
> concern.  i ran into this problem in practice right off the bat, & have
> blown one speaker fuse so far because of this.  i loop acoustic 
> via microphones.  i always run my other loopers with mix 100% loop to 
> feedback.  this also works better in a studio setup w/ the looper as an
> effects send, as i always want independant control of the level of the
> source vs the level of the loop.  with RepeaTer, there isn't any way to
> keep the source signal out of the loop output.
> At 10:52 AM 8/28/01 -0700, Damon wrote:
> >Not exactly, but there are a few work arounds. You could use the FX 
> >as an input mute (if you are not using it for FX). Like most inserts if
> >nothing is plugged in it will cut the signal path. Make sure the FX 
> >is assigned to the input and just engage it when you want to mute the 
> >(dry signal).
> this is a workaround, but we lose the FX insert capability, which is one 
> RepeaTers coolest features.
> >You could also dedicate a track to the dry path and use the
> >level slider or MIDI to mute and unmute it. The only thing you couldn't 
> >is not hear the dry signal while recording unless you turn the 
> >tracks down during the record.
> >
> >Does this help?
> not really.  as noted above, this creates a volatile feedback situation 
> using microphones as sources.
> this is a significant limitation of RepeaTer for my use of it.  i hope 
> it can be addressed in a near future firmware upgrade.
> in the meanwhile, life is limitations, and i'll continue using RepeaTer
> anyway.  :-)
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> dan mcmullen, ca, usa                      don't worry - pay attention
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