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  1. Tremonti

    If Scotty met Cliff.....

    Or has he already? Lol. Just thinking of the scene in Star Trek IV. All you fellow geeks, will understand this.
  2. Tremonti

    Just bought a Ernie Ball James Valentine hardtail used. Who has one and loves?

    Just curious whom has one on here and thoughts?
  3. Tremonti

    Global Blocks being main thing miss with FM9 vs Axe Fx III.

    I wish I could change one, change all. That is about it. Not sure if can be FW update?? Maybe lacking CPU power or something?????
  4. Tremonti

    Need nan XLR pass through for board

    I simply want a box that have 3 XLR in’s and 3 XLR out’s. I will zip tie or epoxy the unit to the floor pedalboard for easy push in of XLR outputs to my rig and FOH. Ideas and links please. Thx!
  5. Tremonti

    Still wish for.....

    I really love my FM9 + FC6 combo. Even so, I do still wish for the following in hardware/software. I am sure I am missing some, so please add. Also, totally for fun and just wishful thinking. App to use via BT/WIFI. Full brains of AX3. 12 buttons. One center screen that can divide however...
  6. Tremonti

    Collective Soul - Intro Trem/Stutter effect...how?

    Trying to make it open and close like the orginal. Have close, but it still doesn't shut off quick enough. Ideas?
  7. Tremonti

    How to get bank to switch to next 1-8?

    I reset things and did not save. I can do all except that I cannot press my bank button and have it switch up to next 1-8 presets. Help. Thx!
  8. Tremonti

    I think Leon Todd should do an instructional video like Cooper....

    Bought and love Cooper's stuff. But I think Leon Todd should do some as well. Most on here like him and his playing and personality. In addition, he is very good and explaining things and has this quasi "Bob Ross" pleasantry with his delivery. Leon, if you're reading this, I would buy your...
  9. Tremonti

    Largest Fractal rig, button wise, with explanation?

    Curious of the insanity some have gone to? Like 4 - FC12's, etc.... Also what and why with buttons. Maybe there is a rig rundown of something Vernon Reid ridiculous??
  10. Tremonti

    Looking for a pedal that stores mp3 clips and you can turn off and on and switch with buttons????

    Looking for a pedal that stores mp3 clips and you can turn off and on and switch with buttons. Anyone know of something like this? I want to play fun little movie line bits or whatever, in between songs, live. Point me in the right direction. Thanks!
  11. Tremonti

    Are set lists do-able in most recent update?

    If not, when? Really want to try it.
  12. Tremonti

    FS Voodoo Labs Pedal Power with ears - $150 shipped

    No issues and just not needed anymore. PM me if interested.
  13. Tremonti

    SOLD Digitech Drop Tune. $210 shipped

    Digitech Drop Tune pedal. Original box, but no adapter. Clean and has velcro in bottom. $210 shipped. Original owner and used about 8 times gigging. No trades.
  14. Tremonti

    FS AX8 for sale $850

    $850 shipped conus. Works 100% and has shown normal use wear. Velcro on bottom. NO TRADES
  15. Tremonti

    Warmoth's new website BLOWS!!!

    The search engine and the general speed at which pages load is atrociously slow! Unusable and I have tried Mac and PC, as well as other search engines and internet locations. It has been like this from the start of this new "better" platform. I want to buy, but I don't have 5 hours to look at...
  16. Tremonti

    Setting up a single Mission Expression with 2 jacks?

    I have a Mission Exp pedal with a wah style button and 2 jacks. I simple want to control Volume in normal mode and Wah when clicked down. I am using both pedal jacks on FM3 and have dual TRS. I assign the Volume no problem. But Wah assigned to jack 2 only goes full rangle of slope from high...
  17. Tremonti

    Be able to assign the IA switches to both stay with scene switch AND hold

    This would be so nice. I know mentioned before. But Please? Be able to assign a button to switch at will!
  18. Tremonti

    Any tips on hooking up Morningstar MC8 to FM9?

    I programmed the Morningstar with online editor. Midi channel 1, named each button A-H, Did CC # for each effect I want to toggle. I also setup in FM9 and it is getting midi signal on unit, but no change. Any advice. The MC8 size is awesome!
  19. Tremonti

    Van Halen Tribute - This EVER happening?

    Unless I missed, I do not believe there has been a tribute concert for Eddie with a slew of guitar legends? I am surprised, if so, and hope this happens. He deserves it.
  20. Tremonti

    New James Bond good?

    I am thinking of watching. Worth it? God I hate the female Q...... what a bitch!
  21. Tremonti

    I am 43 and it sucks seeing your music and movie heroes age and die....

    Too many to name...but definitely ages you and just just sucks in general. Lot of talent gone and the new era is not as great. I know, I know! But seems truer than decades ago saying something similar.
  22. Tremonti

    FS Audiofront Midi Expression IO - never used

    I decided to get a Morningstar MC8 as I want buttons more than need pedals. $150 shipped. PM me. I believe it is the color blue, just FYI.
  23. Tremonti

    WTB Want a Morningstar MC8

    PM me if have one for sale. Thanks
  24. Tremonti

    External Switches on FM9, Pedal 3 used with button en lieu of pedal. Question....

    The hold does not work when doing this. I have the single press working, but I have the hold set to do something and it does not do that. Advice?
  25. Tremonti

    The menu system and usabilities in Apple Music/iTunes still f#!king blows!

    All these years and it still sucks. The audio quality is better than Spotify BUT I like Spotify's menu and algo's better. That is all.
  26. Tremonti

    Help with pedalboard purchase <<<<<

    I have a 15 yr old Pedaltrain Pro hardshell case floorboard. It has worked great, but I need the following. The size is fine but I need a screw in mount for my mic stand, 3 - female XLR outputs, USB output and a Power output. LED lights would be cool too. Any DIY sites or awesome builders...
  27. Tremonti

    Tips laying vinyl planking?

    Installing vinyl planking in the upstairs kids rooms and loft, this weekend. Any tips? Subfloor is plywood and the planks have built in padding. Got thick and premium Shaw planks. Any tips would be appreciated. I am installing on a angle, not perpendicular. I will also be doing stairs and...
  28. Tremonti

    FM9 unseats this Axe Fx III patron<

    Doing this fo rthose that have Axe Fx III's and are worried about this thing, live. So for me the FM9 does it for me live. Period. I have added the superfluous FC12, just because I own already, and it is fun to have have more buttons. BUT the FC12 is not needed really. I do use a Digitech...
  29. Tremonti

    Something pretty cool happened last night.....

    I found that my FC12 fits perfectly snug in my Rigid rolling toolbox! Pretty sweet and has no movement at all inside. Crazy cool!
  30. Tremonti

    Trying FM9 PLUS my FC12.......

    I feel like Bob Bradshaw built my rig, with all these buttons!
  31. Tremonti

    Turbo owners....how do you like Full Res IR's = worth it?

    1) Is it worth it, sound wise with Full res IR's? 2) Does it make you have to leave stuff out, even with more power under hood (because of Full res IR use)? 3) Don't you wish it were C3PO gold to more easily reflect that you are better than us normal turds, owning mere regular AX3's?
  32. Tremonti

    Axe Fx III user gigs with FM9 for the first time

    Been using Fractal for 13 years. I have bought everything they have ever made and well versed in all things Fractal. Axe Fx III and FC12 has been my main rig for last couple years. Used the FM9 on Saturday night at The Gator Club in Sarasota for their downtown block party. My band, Johnny...
  33. Tremonti

    Ask your doc about your testosterone levels!

    Fellas....ask your doc about your testosterone levels! I am surprised by how many musician friends have NEVER had their testosterone levels check by their doctors. Age 35 or so, start asking your doc because that is when it can start diving. Yes workout, don't smoke, eat right and be healthy...
  34. Tremonti

    Coming from AFX3, all I need is one extra pedal for the FM9

    A Digitech Droptune pedal for minor tuning shifts. I like my Pitch block after distortion and parallel routed. Otherwise I would put th e pitch block first in chain for Virtual Capo. Using channels would be ideal, but the sound change is not worth it IMO. I have Wah. Comp, Amp1, Amp2, Cab...
  35. Tremonti

    FW Updates for the FM9?

    Update 11.18.21: Still not a single minor tweak or update. Surprised...... I have not seen any. Just curious if I have missed something?
  36. Tremonti

    Performance Page: Able to do this?

    I use 2 amp blocks and I only use 1 at a time. As it is in the Perform Page, I have to kno wwhich amp block is active and use both rows in there to tweak amo settings PLUS I have to remember which one of the 8 pairs to which amp block. How about the active amp is what those amp parameters that...
  37. Tremonti

    Why no "Wish Lists" for the FM9's on here?

    Why no "Wish List" for the FM9's on here?
  38. Tremonti

    Popping when switch from Recto to my cabless 80's clean. Why/help?

    See attached patch. I use a 3rd party IR, so use your favorite. Pop loud ONLY when going from Recto to this 80's Clean cab-less scene. Ideas and work arounds?
  39. Tremonti

    Who uses Ultra res in Cab block?

    I prefer it, but it does take up a bit of CPU. Is this a sacrifice you all are making for those kitchen sink patches.
  40. Tremonti

    Fractal Cab lab: Can it not do this?

    I just wanted to take 2 3rd party IR's and blend them to free up CPU space. Initial try seems I can't do this??? Help.....
  41. Tremonti

    How high with CPU have you gone and been stable?

    Just curious.
  42. Tremonti

    Saving CPU: Master tips for compression and boost

    Assuming I can use control switches for boost and compressor in the amp block and save a block or 2. Any tips for compressor in general, with amp? Mainly just need for my Nile Rodgers funk clean. Thanks in advance!
  43. Tremonti

    Popping when switch from Recto to my cabless 80's clean. Why/help?

    See attached patch. I use a 3rd party IR, so use your favorite. Pop loud ONLY when going from Recto to this 80's Clean cab-less scene. Ideas and work arounds?
  44. Tremonti

    Rule of thumb when creating patches on AX3 for FM9?

    50% cpu seem to be the ideal ticket? Obviously using blocks that are in both. But as a practice? I want to keep Axe Fx 3 at house and FM9 at studio/rehearsal/live. I want to create on AX3 and dump onto FM9 via laptop. Ya dig?
  45. Tremonti

    What "extra pedal" are you running with your FM9?

    With more loops than the AX8 and FM3, The FM9 allows me to control FOH volume, stage volume and also use 3rd loop for something fun. Ideas?
  46. Tremonti

    Loving my FM9, but a full fledged Axe Fx 3 power in a 12 button FC12 size would be amazing!

    I do think they will release a full bore power of the AX3 in a pedal form. I would pay whatever......
  47. Tremonti

    Flat out: Why hasn't Fractal given us the ability to invert the colors on the LCD screens?

    They mentioned over a year ago that they would "have some guys look into it". Can this not be done? If it can, please with sugar in top. If it can't, then state and I will go fixate on somethings else, like why Apple doesn't allow you to put the battery percentage in the top bar anymore. I...
  48. Tremonti

    FM9 pedal jacks: Does it accept the TRS for a Volume that is a wah when button press toes down?

    Or does it not because different than the AX3 and FC6/12's?
  49. Tremonti

    Scenes vs Patches with FM9: Switching speed and CPU

    Ok my AX3 I use scenes and have a master with everything in it, on every preset. I works and I don't have to mess with much. The FM9 has less power than the AX3 and have had to slim them down naturally for the FM9 conversion. Question: Scenes vs Patches and gaps....big difference? I'm...
  50. Tremonti

    So the AX3 resale market is flooded.........

    Think I'll wait again until this FM9 initial wave completes.
  51. Tremonti

    Covers for knobs on FM9

    I would have preferred some guardrail protecting the knobs from being kicked off. Really not too big of issue, but is there something 3rd party that is cool and does the job?
  52. Tremonti

    Son's and Daughter's day???? WTF???

    Hallmark bullshit holidays have always been, but I have never heard of this, until this year on Facebook. WTF? Do we need a holiday for everything? My son and daughter get treated well daily. I do not think they need a day, because everyday is son and daughter's day. I guess it is the...
  53. Tremonti

    FM9 - way to have perform page have a dedicated knob to just scroll through all the cab's?

    This would be fun to just listen for the right one, IMO.
  54. Tremonti

    Update.. . . ... . . .. .... Very much enjoying the FM9!

    Been using Fractal since 2008 and had the Standard AFX1, AFX2, FX8, AX8, FM3, FC6, FC12, AFX3 and now the FM9. Well versed in Fractal and this thing is great. Very powerful and scratched that itch that an FM3 and FC6 couldn't do. I'm trying to unseat the Axe Fx 3 and just use the FM9. I will...
  55. Tremonti

    Coming from Axe Fx III, what would I really miss?

    No global presets and only 1 IA switch per pedal jack are 2 I can think of that matter to me. Anyone else?
  56. Tremonti

    Need some 130 bpm riff ideas for a Solo montage/medley

    130 bpm (or close) and must be a song that all would know. Riffs or chordal hooks. All genres are game. Thanks for the ideas!
  57. Tremonti

    FS <> Axe Fx 3 mk I <> $1,750 each shipped ( I have 2 units )

    Selling because I'm getting a Turbo and got the FM9. Clean with minimal rack rash. Played in smoke free environment and runs perfect. $1,750 shipped. I would prefer Paypal gift option, as I have been active on here for 13 years and not a "new guy". PM me with any questions. Again I have 2...
  58. Tremonti

    Where to buy this Jeff Beck Nicolette Larson song??? Cannot find anywhere???

    Great tune from the movie TWINS with Arnold and Danny D on the back up. Drug free, so put the crack up....sorry....got carried away. Anyways, I want to buy this. Help, as I cannot buy anywhere!!! Stupid cool tune.
  59. Tremonti

    How to know the percentage of the Output Levels on front?

    Live I must know where I am at, and not just a guesstimation. Most times like I think I had it at roughly 11:30 before break???? This should be selectable to show a percentage on screen, if this in fact not already doable.
  60. Tremonti

    Your best electric guitars, do they sound great acoustically?

    Most do of mine, some don't. You all? I know it is all about resonant frequency!
  61. Tremonti

    iMac tech folks out there....need help

    Ok just got a new Imac in 2020 to replace my 2011 Imac(looks identical, but that is a whole other conversation). Want to give the old Imac to my daughter. I wiped the 2011 Imac, but when I turn it on, it goes to Apple logo and then a series of 2 beeps indefinitely. Just trying to install an...
  62. Tremonti

    Rituals before you play live?

    Whether is is amount and type of alcohol to doo rags and do-dads you have to have on hand or in place?
  63. Tremonti

    Help kick out scammer

    PM me if you have had a new member reach out to your (Want ad) and is a new member, not many posts or likes, and uses the word "Friend" a lot in their PM posts. I do not buy from new members PERIOD. Just trying to clean up something before it happens to someone else. Cheers!
  64. Tremonti

    Iphone 12 pro max and the "Turn Volume Down" BS that they mandate you see.

    There is a setting inside that says "Headphone Safety" and states a button to select if you want to reduce loud sounds(maybe reduce highest for children), which is totally cool and great. Problem is when you don't select this, the warning will still pop up! So annoying! Sometimes it STILL...
  65. Tremonti

    Happy Father's Day fellas!

    Cheers to all you dads that are there for your kids, give up a lot, teach them right from wrong and how to do things old world style. As my dad use to say, "Be good by doing good, not by trying to make others look bad". From one dad to another, thank you all. Happy Father's Day!
  66. Tremonti

    Knaggs?

    Never played one and like the Steve Stevens one. How do you all like Knaggs in general?
  67. Tremonti

    Tips for IEM and what you hear vs FOH send???

    Any tips? Used IEM recently, after a long time not using. Liked the overall experience but did not alter anything on my Aux send. Tips? I run stereo rig and IEM's and panned hard left and right. I am going to add a room mic for ambience and a mic that the vocalist can just talk to drummer...
  68. Tremonti

    How to get scenes to not remember state?

    So when you turn Effect on, switch scenes and then go back, it reverts to the original state, not the last altered state.
  69. Tremonti

    Why is it louder??? Attached presets and pics.

    First off I am on 16.02. I went back to 16.01, then I was like WTH. Anyways, patch 7 is louder than patch 1 and they are identical copies(at least that I can discern??). I had to turn the Output block down by a lot to equal the other. These patches were copied from each other, I know...
  70. Tremonti

    Anyone getting a popping in scenes, between scenes, in 16.02?

    I am using the same IR for all scenes too?
  71. Tremonti

    Anyone have their Layouts vanish?

    This is second time that I have powered unit down as normal(via front switch) and then turn back on to the Layouts being wiped???? All patches are there, and I luckily had my Layout saved. Anyone else? What could this be?
  72. Tremonti

    SOLVED: post #6,7 - Not getting sound running 2 amps blocks in series??

    First off......2 amps in each preset, but I only run 1 at a time(more of a way to have 8 channels than anything else). I run 1 amp block in normal line and the 2nd amp block is below it in parallel. All good, Except when I use drive but with amp block that is below. Issue is the drive is in...
  73. Tremonti

    Cygnus has a certain sizzle.......

    Down to one term. SIZZLE. But it is more rude, barky, in face/without harsh bullshit, good honk and perfect in mix deliciousness. Really really amazed and pleased! 13 years in and STILL pleased constantly! Cliff, you are a God.
  74. Tremonti

    Wish Perform page and 2 amp blocks - tie amp level to do both please

    On the perform page you have 2 rows of 5. When using 2 amp blocks, I wish you could have Amp Level do both amps(meaning only affect the Amp Block engaged). As is you have to eat up 2 knobs for amp level. Don't make us have to discern the difference. I can't remember which is doing what on...
  75. Tremonti

    Not a Bug RESOLVED:: goto #9 post. BUG???? LAYOUT HELP

    Attached is my layout. Layout 3 is for my 4 button 1+2 and 3+4 jacks on FC. I have it to bring me back to Presets, Bank up for 2 buttons(those work fine) and 2 buttons for preset level up and down and save function. I use stand in switches and I have one button set to -1 and one set to +1...
  76. Tremonti

    RESOLVED:::: URGENT!!!! Help before rehearsal

    Resolved: See below. My Axe Fx III froze with editor. I disconnected editor and powered back on unit. Just stays at empty 000 preset with no ability to change anything? Ideas?
  77. Tremonti

    Never heard of this song before....friggin love it!

    Was riding with my 8 year old in the truck on way to Home Depot yesterday and requested "Old School Hip Hop" on Siri. This came on first. Killer groove and vocal style. LOOOONG, but I dig it a lot. Need my cardboard and boombox now........
  78. Tremonti

    Never got the love for the Divided by 13 amps. What am I missing?

    Lots love them in the real world and I have never played a real one. The models in Fractal have never done it for me and I just move on. How might one enjoy this amp, if he or she were so inclined?
  79. Tremonti

    Another push for Global Preset on second hit of same switch

    AKA my lead. It was simple and easy on the MFC101. FC's??? Not able to. At least that I have heard of seen as of yet.
  80. Tremonti

    Cygnus is out...perfect time to now add inverted colors on the FC's!

    I'm hoping this simple request will finally see the light of day, now that Cygnus has been released.
  81. Tremonti

    Thinking of going back to Presets instead of Scenes, ms delay difference with switching?

    Obviously with CPU at 80% or lower. What is the gap delay in preset switching?
  82. Tremonti

    EQ High Hat and Cymbals out of drummers head set mic. How?

    What should I cut to reduce that picking up in his mic, but not affect his vocals much?
  83. Tremonti

    FM3 + FC6 with Layouts - Master Gig Rig

    Some of the cabs are 3rd party and will not be present. Believe I use 1st Cab and Last Cab out of the 4 selectable. Patch Scenes: 1. Supro Chime - Just a smidge gainey. 2. Main EVH100 souped up rig. High Gain. 3. Lead that is same as #3 but has mid frequencies boosted for popping out in mix. 4...
  84. Tremonti

    Effects loop alters tone?

    I don't like the H9 nor the Source Audio Collider in the effects loop. I have bumped levels and done all I can to mitigate that. It alters the core tone too much. What am I doing wrong?
  85. Tremonti

    CPU saving tricks?

    Yes I am well versed in the Leon Todd videos and they are always stellar. Wondering on here....post your favorite CPU saving tricks.
  86. Tremonti

    MAX CPU usage live??

    What are you guys having zero problems with live? I'm at 81-83 % and seems stable, but I have not run it through works yet and not live. What are you all getting up to without hiccups?
  87. Tremonti

    Need Layout help.

    Have FM3 and a FC6. Just need this. FM3 to ALWAYS show Presets, Scenes, Effects....even when pressed to activate the FC6. The FC6 to reflect those changes made on the FM3. Any help would be appreciated. I get layouts to a degree. But I do not know how to get the FM3 to not also change...
  88. Tremonti

    How would you revise layouts to be more intuitive?

    I always need to really sharpen my brain before I start messing with layouts. What do you think would be a good change up, firmware wise, to make it stupid simple? You have Switches, Show edits on, Show as, Views,etc..... Very confusing to me. Thoughts?
  89. Tremonti

    Can you do this?

    All my scenes are set up to remember the state that was originally programed for instant access. So if I step on delay that is not on in scene 6, then switch to another scene and the back to scene 6....the delay is off, not on. Cool. I know how to switch it to remember the state and stay on...
  90. Tremonti

    SOLD Morningstar MC8 with original box. Almost new

    Clean with 4 small Velcro pieces on bottom. Only selling because I just ordered a FC6. I really think the Morningstar is awesome. I just don't have the time to learn it. That all. Looks sexy and does about anything you can imagine. $300 as PayPal gift and shipped.
  91. Tremonti

    Morningstar MC8 layout help with FM3

    I have the FM3 and the Morningstar MC8. I need a scene layout that does the following. FM3: Just displays PRESETS, SCENES, and EFFECTS. Hitting these buttons would not change the name or function on the FM3. MC8: I just want when the FM3 buttons are hit, the MC8 has either 8 Presets...
  92. Tremonti

    Let's discuss how to nail some AC/DC tones, shall we mate?

    Posted in lounge about the Schaffer Tower replica and how he uses that now, to get his sound. But what are some other tricks and settings to get his sound? Since we have Cygnus FW, this is a great time to really nail their sounds. For starters: How to replicate that tower in the Axe Fx III?
  93. Tremonti

    Fellow nerds unite!

  94. Tremonti

    New favorite amp Supremo Trem!

    Man I love this thing. Running latest Cygnus beta. Has touch sensitive thing in spades. Getting my Richard Fortis on! Well 10% as good as him.
  95. Tremonti

    Inverted screens.....please

    This has been on a lot of folks wish list forever. Is this coming soon? We have been told it is, but that was over 6 months ago. Would help live, immensely.
  96. Tremonti

    FS Source Audio Collider pedal with power adapter and original box. $310 shipped

    No issues. $310 shipped to 48 states. Amazing pedal that is on par with Fractal, Eventide and the such. Can do Reverb and Delay, Reverb and Reverb or Delay and Delay. SUPER versatile. Paypal gift only.
  97. Tremonti

    Who makes the best cases that are military grade shit?

    I want a 4 space that could help Joe versus the volcano(remember the air-tight luggage?). Where to get?
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