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Re: Roland GK cable noise issue

Do you want to drive synths in Live, Per? Might be able to send on a
monophonic pitch tracker M4L device for you. Not polyphonic (yet) but
a start. Let me know and I will send it on for you to test out.

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the GR-55 has great sounds and they sound even better when
> passed through the AxeFx. I only use synths though since I'm not so
> happy with the guitar mod/sim stuff. It's just just a matter of taste.
> Per
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 2:27 PM, mark francombe <mark@markfrancombe.com> 
> wrote:
>> Question: I know you are using the AxeFX now for guitar sounds, but how 
>> can
>> you use the guitar cable for using either the VG guitar OR internal 
>> effects
>> on normal pickup, UNLESS you use the GK cable? There are options for 
>> sending
>> the normal pickup out of the Guitar out socket, but then its too late 
>> right?
>> Damage Done?
>> I too have a regular cable plugged in as well as the GK cable, cos I 
>> like to
>> use a few stomp boxes, so I have one mixer channel for a more regular 
>> guitar
>> set-up. But for using any tuning things on the GR55, you are gonna have 
>> to
>> come down the GK cable?
>> However in answer to the question, I have had to buy a few GK cables in 
>> miy
>> time with Roland guitar synths, and I always have one completely new 
>> cable
>> still packages actually, ready for a break-up, it not like you can 
>> borrow
>> one off the sound guy can you?
>> Of course you can JUST use the midi sounds from a guitar synth, but 
>> with the
>> GR55 you would be missing out more than half the box!
>> I must say, that its taken me A VERY LONG TIME to get a good sound out 
>> of
>> it, all the git sims were so terrible, but suddenly now I have got a 
>> really
>> GREAT basic sound, and have been applying all my special FX to the same
>> basic patch, with AWESOME results!
>> Mark
>> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Sure, I totally agree with that. I would never send the magnetic
>>> pickups through the GK shebang since it degrades the fidelity so much.
>>> Only the synth string trigger data to drive synths are sent through
>>> that cable here. What's happening here is that when the cable moves
>>> synths get triggered just by data generated inside the cable. If you
>>> sit absolutely still it is silent but playing in a standing up
>>> position is impossible. I have all GR-55 settings correctly set up so
>>> it can't be that (using four different global settings each trimmed
>>> for a particular instrument's unique scale length and GK mic placement
>>> related bridge position for every string). So it has to be the cable,
>>> doesn't it?
>>> Greetings from Sweden
>>> Per Boysen
>>> www.perboysen.com
>>> http://www.youtube.com/perboysen
>>> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 1:36 PM, Simeon Harris
>>> <simeonharris40@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> > i had problems with mine when i tried to send the magnetic signal 
>>> > down
>>> > it. in the end i used a standard cable for the mags. it's not 
>>> > shielded very
>>> > well
>>> >
>>> > On 19 Mar 2013, at 12:32, Per Boysen wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> Hi,
>>> >>
>>> >> I'm experiencing fatal noise issues with the Roland GK cable. If I
>>> >> move or touch the cable all hell breaks loose in the PA. Are these
>>> >> cables normally this sensitive?
>>> >>
>>> >> Greetings from Sweden
>>> >>
>>> >> Per Boysen
>>> >> www.perboysen.com
>>> >> http://www.youtube.com/perboysen
>>> >>
>>> >
>> --
>> Mark Francombe
>> www.markfrancombe.com
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