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Re: Re: Re: What are the looper features that manufacturers are stupid to leave out?

A source of amusement for me is that every few months, a discussion
comes up on this list along the lines of "what are the features you
think no looper should be without". Within a few emails, we have specs
for a looper that has so many necessary "basic features" that it would
cost more than $1,000, and would be very complex to operate.

In the end, I think I like the idea of creating one line of devices
for simpletons like myself, who mostly want a long looping time,
feedback control, reverse/half speed and a simple, intuitive
interface. If you gave me the ability to pitch bend the loop like a
tape machine, and I'll be as happy as a pig in shit. (Perhaps even

Then one could create a second line of devices for the feature hounds.
That could have the multiplies, divides, midi syncs, multiple loops,
undo, fraction replaces, etc for the folks who want all the bells and

Matt Davignon
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