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Re: Adrenalinn - more info please

Ken Hughes just gave this thing a KEY BUY award in Keyboard magazine. Sez
it's a nice piece to run his Keyboards thru, and compares the filter to the
one on the Alesis Andromeda.
I dunno, it looks a like a cheez-box to me, but I still have to take it for
a test drive myself.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Sottilaro" <sine@zerocrossing.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 3:52 PM
Subject: Re: Adrenalinn - more info please

> Greg House wrote:
> >
> > >From previous posts, I know Mark S. has one of these. Perhaps others
> > too. Could you give us more "real world" thoughts on the Adrenalinn?
> It's an odd bird, but overall, really sweet.  If you read my previous 
> about a future "pro" version, I think that still stands.
> >
> >
> > How good are the amp sims? They seem to work for Roger's playing, but
> > that doesn't necessarily say much for anyone else's playing.
> I think they're OK, but I still feel like my Digitech 2120 sounds better
> overall.  I still haven't given the Adrenalinn a good a/b comparison to
> anything else, but my first reaction is that the amp sims are good, but
> not great.  The filters are what this baby's about.  I am planning on
> taking it out as part of a "micro rig" where I have that, another pedal,
> JamMan and keyboard amp.  I'll let you know how it goes.
> >
> >
> > Obviously it's got the infamous mono-in/stereo-out issue, are there any
> > other potential setup headaches?
> Not really.  I wish the drums and guitar each had their own stereo 
> Stereo input with line or instrument level selector. (see future pro
> version)
> >
> >
> > The interface looks pretty intuitive, but it seems odd to me that
> > they'd do it up as a foot pedal instead of a rackmount unit. How
> > sturdy/roadworthy do you thing it is?
> It's all die cast metal, seems very well made.  The weird thing is all 
> have is a drum start/stop button and a bypass/tempo button.  This thing
> REALLY needs at LEAST a patch up and a patch down button.  I've kept it 
> a table top and just twisted the knob to control patches.  It's an 
> box, not fully a table top, not a good floor pedal.  Great time based
> effects.  I'd love to see this thing with my mods as a rack unit with 
> more knobs to tweak and a dedicated foot pedal.
> >
> >
> > > just doin my part to keep the gear lust workin' for the list...
> >
> > Yeah. Thanks a bunch...
> >
> > Greg
> >
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