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RE: EDP sync issues

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kim Flint [mailto:kflint@loopers-delight.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 12:22 AM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: EDP sync issues
> At 08:30 PM 2/9/2004, Jesse Ray Lucas wrote:
> >I heard talk on this list that during Overdub operations the 
> EDP is not 
> >listening to MIDI Clock sync messages, so if you leave it in Overdub 
> >for an extended period it may drift out of time.
> that is correct. same with leaving feedback turned down, or 
> leaving it in 
> delay mode. In order to prevent glitches and artifacts from 
> getting into 
> the loop, the Echoplex can't make sync corrections during 
> those times. 
> Every now and then you need to turn overdub off for a cycle 
> or two until 
> you see the sync correction LED.
> I believe this is in the manual.
> >What I do is to keep a MIDI controller handy that is capable 
> of sending 
> >the ReAlign command to the EDP, which restarts the loop at the next 
> >MIDI clock cycle point.  That is, the next bar line (assuming your 
> >sequencer or pattern is in 4/4, and you have 8th/Cycle set to 8).  
> >After I do a long overdub, I just send a ReAlign message and 
> provided 
> >the MIDI Clock isn't being really wobbly that day, the EDP usually 
> >syncs back up just fine.
> >
> >There may be a way to access this command from the front panel, as 
> >well. Can't remember.  I just have a button on my foot 
> controller set 
> >to send it.
> Mute-Multiply.

Thought I'd update you all in case anyone references this in the future:

On sequence I'd been playing around with realign didn't get me back in sync
(Mute-Multiply). I thought that SURELY this isn't the normal behavior of
box, if so how could so many love it so much?!

So, I tried one of the factory sequences on my PX7 and it seems to be 
like ugly on an ape. The sequence I'd done I'd create in Nuendo and
downloaded it into the PX7. So, I guess I need ot upload a factory sequence
and figure out what control or note is being sent to give me the right sync
with the pattern.

Thanks for the help on this.


> kim
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