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RE: Boomerang midi sync and how to check software version

Good point.

Gareth Whittock, sound artist: garethwhittock.co.uk

> Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 11:58:08 +0100
> From: akbutler@tiscali.co.uk
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Boomerang midi sync and how to check software version
> Gareth Whittock wrote:
> > I've emailed the company about MIDI sync but I guess the more emails
> > they get, the more likely it is to be implemented.
> Syncing audio to external midi is undoubtedly one of the
> things that "takes longer to implement than you plan".
> This is doubly the case where you have a feedback control.
> :-(
> > Now you've reminded me, I think I'll ping off an email asking for a
> > "straight into stack" option. A couple of people on this list are
> > interested in this function.
> Why don't you ask for the simplest option:
> "hitting the Stack button during record ends the Record right away
> and puts you into Overdub(aka Stack)"
> Interesting how the different manufacturers work out different
> ways to control a looper...but strange that they often don't
> adopt the successful strategies that are within common usage.
> Rather than manufacturers and designers being protective of their
> own innovations it seems we often have the case that they end
> up ignoring the existing solutions.
> Perhaps that's just a sign that we're in a time of innovation
> regarding loop tech.
> Going straight into overdub( or not) by the user choosing which button
> to end the recording should surely be a "standard", it's been
> immediately successful with the DL4, EDP, Looperlative and (i think?) some
> of the Boss products.
> andy