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Re: Eventide Time Factor

Yes, and the other thing I want to see is programme-specific external 
footswitch assignments. They've already made a great change in the global 
settings by seperating global tempo & mix on/off settings... here's 
for more.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Teddy Kumpel" <teddybut@mac.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 12:58 AM
Subject: Re: Eventide Time Factor

>I don't notice the glitch in the looper mode. So, if there is a  glitch, 
>it's NOTHING like the RC50 glitch, which is like a 200ms  glitch. Also, 
>like Ian said, you can make the looper do 48 seconds by  using 1/4 time 
>mode. the sound quality doesn't suffer much that way  like other pedals. 
>also love that you can make presets that save  the looper time and if 
>you've made a loop in one time/preset and go  to another preset it keeps 
>the loop going and changes the pitch to  the next preset's time. VERY 
> The only thing I miss is reverse looping. Other than that it's a 
> fantastic box.
> I'm sure they will upgrade it to do reverse looping soon as it is one  
> the most requested features.
> tk
> On Feb 6, 2008, at 4:15 PM, Ian Popperwell wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>> Just spotted your email again, I'd kept it from a while ago.
>> Firstly, the TimeFactor is (in my view) an exceptional delay pedal  
>> incredibly good sounding delay models, great flexibility and  lots of 
>> options for external control (MIDI, very flexibly  assignable external 
>> footswitches and expression pedal). It isn't  primarily a looper, 
>> although for a 12 second unit, it is very well  featured with various 
>> play and overdub modes, loop feedback and  filtering that can be 
>> on the fly or via footswitches/pedal.  It can shift the loop very 
>> flexibly too to quarter speed (48  seconds), or in fifths, semitones, 
>> octaves, etc. you can move the  start & end points of a loop (again 
>> external control (or  MIDDI). There is a glitch at the loop crossover 
>> point which has  improved a little with a software revision but I'd 
>> really need it  to be silent otherwise the glitch intrudes upon notes 
>> that cross  over the loop point. The looper is in mono and doesn't have 
>> delay  of its own (unfortunately). Usefully, you can save the looper as 
>> programme and as such, can save different versions with different 
>> settings.
>> I am just starting to use the looper a little but mainly use it for  
>> its wonderful delays and controllability. One of the most  important 
>> things about this unit is that it has a USB port and is  already being 
>> upgraded, V2(beta version so far) already fixes some  major limitations 
>> of V1. To have a pedal where the manufacturer  seem to be taking 
>> very seriously is great (and about time  too). It is expensive. One 
>> critisism I do have (which cannot be  mended in an upgrade) is that the 
>> box is a couple of inches shorter  than I'd like - I find the 
>> footswitches closer together than I like.
>> Hope that's useful info.
>> Ian.
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Sewell" <lunamusic@mac.com>
>> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 11:02 PM
>> Subject: Eventide Time Factor
>>> I assume people are using this pedal. Im curious as to how it  works  
>>> a looper. Does it output in stereo as a looper? Is  there  
>>> Any Roland like hiccups when going from record  to play?  I'm guessing 
>>> the sound quality is fantastic.
>>> Any thoughts would be appreciated.
>>> Regards,
>>> Chris