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Re: Roland GK cable noise issue

Thank you, but I'm not using Live at the moment. I may get in touch
later though if need for this patch turns up.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 3:02 PM, Ricky Graham
<rickygrahammusic@gmail.com> wrote:
> It tracks pitch. It's fairly basic at the moment but will continue to
> develop it over the next while (probably over the summer at this
> point). I can send it on to you, if you like.
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks, but driving MIDI instrument is no problem. I send that data
>> over a USB cable and don't even need to have the volume up for the GK
>> cable's "terror".
>> Interesting that you are mentioning pitch tracking since that is what
>> I normally use instead of the GR-55 :-)  Currently only in the AxeFx
>> but in the past also in Live and similar apps. I'm subscribing to the
>> M4L new patches library but can't recall having seen a "pitch tracker
>> to MIDI" patch yet. Is that what your thing does? Or does it track
>> analog amplitude directly to synth wave forms?
>> Greetings from Sweden
>> Per Boysen
>> www.perboysen.com
>> http://www.youtube.com/perboysen
>> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 2:41 PM, Ricky Graham
>> <rickygrahammusic@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 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
>>>>> www.ordoabkhao.com
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>>>>> twitter @markfrancombe
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