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    FS Bogner Ecstasy Blue - Overdrive - Free Shipping

    Mint condition Bogner Blue! This pedal is incredible, covering a wide tonal pallet. Includes all original paperwork and box. $180 Shipped. PayPal only. No trades. Price is Firm. Ships from Richardson, TX.
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    SOLD FX8 MK II

    I have an excellent to mint condition FX8 MK II. It includes original box and power cable and functions 100%. I am an avid seller on reverb.com with the username TheFuzzyMenace and I have perfect feedback and am a reverb preferred seller. ***The little white specks are dust. The FX8 looks...
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    Fx8 with mission engineering sp25m

    I have figured out the hard way that the toe switch will not switch back and forth between out 1 and 2 like I thought it would. I was hoping to be able to switch back and forth between a volume control, and something else entirely. my question for those who have used this pedal, or one with a...
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    Any Mission Engineering User Here?

    If so, can you give me a little guidance? I didn't know where to post this question, so feel free to move it if this is not the appropriate board. Until the ev-2's come back into stock, I'm picking up a mission engineering expression pedal. Which one of these will do what I want it to? These...
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    Have you ever been embarrassed for an artist?

    This thread is definitely making me feel good about myself. I am not the only one with an absolutely regrettable musical past. I can stop sitting up at night cringing about the old old OLD videos some a-hole put up on YouTube.
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    New FX8?

    I day dream about an updated fx8 every day. I love my mark 2, but it would be great to see some scribble strips, or at least some led rings. My memory is awful, and my vision is worse. So just a color coded led would be wonderful for those gigs where sweat is pouring into my already piss poor eyes.
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    Axe-Fx III vs Helix

    I've owned both and have gotten equal amounts of joy out of both. They both offer something things that people will love, and things people will not love. I have not recorded with either, but live with both was a nice experience and I wouldn't be bummed to have either one. That being said, I'm...
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    New modeler from Strymon

    I may be in the minority, but from the demos I've seen, I don't think it sounds very good at all. I think the clean sounds are thin/plunky/rubber band like. I think the overdriven sounds sound like someone took a high gain amp, dimed the gain, and then stuck a fuzz pedal in front of it. It...
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    EV-2?

    Are these discontinued or just out of stock? Was hoping to pick a couple up.
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    What about NASA and conspiracy? You have my attention. I love a good conspiracy.
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    Recommend alternative IEC Cable

    I ended up email Temple Audio for a recommendation as well. They suggested this workaround and I'll post it here for awareness if anyone else is facing the same issue. You can remove the end cap, take a pair of tin snips and extend an existing hole (shown in right part of image) feed your...
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    FX8 Screw Size for Temple Audio Board

    I used the "Search" function, but the words "FX8 Temple Audio Screw Size" and many variations did not bring back any results. Does any one know what screws I will need in order to keep the feet on my FX8 and mount it to a Temple Aduio DUO 24 board? Do you recommend putting a washer between...
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    Recommend alternative IEC Cable

    Hey, thanks for pointing those out. The only problem is, I can't get the end that connects to the FX8 to fit through the temple audio hole. which powercon specifically will fit through the hole (the holes on the surface that the fx8 is mounted to) down to the underside of the hole? I have these...
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    Recommend alternative IEC Cable

    So, I have an fx8 and I have a Temple Audio Duo 24 pedalboard. I would like to run the IEC power cable down through one of the bigger holes in the Temple board, but the end of it (the end that plugs into the FX8 is just a LITTLE bit too big to fit. I can always bend/cut the board a little bit...
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    Had gear stolen 3 years ago...

    Keep in mind, It's probable that the seller is not not the person who stole it, but a person who bought it from a seller in the past that he/she didn't know was stolen. I often wonder if I've unintentionally bought stolen gear in the past off ebay. Those times when you get a "too good to be...
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    Wireless Isolation Headphones

    Could anyone recommend a pair of isolation headphones (not noise cancelling) that are under $200, comfortable for long periods of time, and block out loud conversation? I'd like to use them in a loud office where people don't understand what inside voices are.
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    FX8 V5.04 Released

    Considering I thought fx8 was excellent several years ago before updates, I'm not TOO bummed about the fact that there will be no more. Looking forward to more fractal gear coming down the pipeline.
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    AX8 and Helix are on shipped!

    I have not played the Helix, but I have heard the Reverb is terrible compared to Fractal. It is just the same old reverb from their "M Series" stompboxes. Not horrible reverb, but extremely dated and thin sounding compared to Fractal. The reverb in my FX8 is astonishingly good.. the Reverb in my...
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    effects spill over

    Standard mono instrument/patch cable. High quality cables are best, so just use the highest quality SHORT cable you have. You don't want to add unnecessary cable length. You're essentially running 4CM without the amp this way.
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    effects spill over

    No problem, buddy. Have fun.
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    effects spill over

    Yes, now check your effects routing make sure delay and reverb are set up as post effects in the "config" tab. Just make it 4 pre/4post and make sure your delay and reverb are last in the list.
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    effects spill over

    "Out Pre" will mute everything. That's like putting a volume pedal at the end of your chain after all of your pedals. Run the jumper like Chris said.. then set "In Post" to "Pedal 2" if that's where your volume pedal is plugged. Make sure you change "In Pre" to something else.. you don't want...
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    effects spill over

    That's a really good idea. I will use that trick down the road myself.
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    This Girl Should Get A Trophy For Not Coughing

    "Anything you can do, I can do better". The song is true. But it is quite a bummer to be shown up by an 8 year old girl.... :-(
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    Wish "Ignore block a" setting in scenes

    Ah, so you would have to make a 3rd scene to accommodate that block state. I see.
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    Wish "Ignore block a" setting in scenes

    I'm a little new to scenes, but why couldn't you just save the chorus as "engaged" in scene two?
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    Then vs Than!!

    Remind me of a "Car Talk" puzzler.. the question was how to use the same word 5 times back to back in the same sentence and still be correct... or something to that effect.. the answer: People are looking at a sign that was just made up for a garage that read "Click and Clack's Garage".. they...
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    FX8 Mark II looks sweeeet!

    On a side note, has anyone actually ordered one? I'll check and it says "in stock".. then i'll check an hour later and it says "out of stock". I'm not in a position to buy one quite yet, (hopefully in a couple of weeks), but are they actually in stock for a short time span every day?
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    FX8 Mark II looks sweeeet!

    Fractal Audio would never scumbag MK 1 owners like that. I'm sure there will be more firmware updates than you can even keep up with.
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    FX8 Mark II looks sweeeet!

    Yeah, that's the first thing I said when i saw it.. "this is going to irritate some people.." (me too if I still had an FX8). BUT, continuous attention to their products is a great thing. It could be like other music gear companies.. Look at an M13 for example... that thing hasn't changed in...
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    FX8 Mark II looks sweeeet!

    I also missed the original announcement, apparently. I'm late to the party.. :-(
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    FX8 Mark II looks sweeeet!

    Missed that in the excitement. Many thanks.
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    FX8 Mark II looks sweeeet!

    I'm already on the waitlist for the FX8. Does that carry over to the FX8 Mark II or should I send another waitlist email, I wonder.
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    FX8 Mark II looks sweeeet!

    Excited all over again.
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    Then vs Than!!

    Yeah, "Bring vs Take" and "Brought vs Took" is always messed up. It makes me cringe. This is my understanding: You invite me to your house to watch tv. I like to drink beer when I watch tv so I BRING beer with me... the point of the visit is watching tv.. not drinking beer. You are watching tv...
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    Another Wait list question

    That's nothing. I waited nearly 8 months when it was first released. THAT was some hard time. My hands were trembling when I finally got it in the mail and opened the box.
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    Cranking a low wattage tube amp?

    Yeah, running channel two at nearly full volume for 1.5 hours straight, 4 nights per week.
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    Cranking a low wattage tube amp?

    I'm forced to use my 20 watt Peavey Classic mini head for practice/shows while my evh 100 watt is being worked on. I have to turn the Volume of the peavey up to around 7 or 8 to be at practice/show volume. I'm a little embarrassed to not know this, but will this harm an amp? It's never really...
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    EV-1 with line6 m13?

    Did you ever figure this out? I am also curious.
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    Need help to fill in the blanks

    Thanks, guys. Yeah, I would like to run them simultaneously. I think I will, at some point, just get the axe fx and be done with it.
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    Need help to fill in the blanks

    I would like to run two guitar heads into the same cab. I would need a device that will duplicate my guitar signal and one that will combine the speaker cables. I have attached a schematic. Is this possible? What 2 devices would accomplish this with as little signal loss as possible?
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    Two Channel amp?

    Hello, With the AX8, will you have two channels of the same amp model available? For instance, if you have a 6505 model, can you press a footswitch and have it go to the overdrive channel of the 6505 model and then press again and have it change to the clean channel? Most people need a clean...
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    EV-1 in an Effects Loop?

    Not sure if this is the right place for this, but would an EV-1 work alright in an Effects Loop? Buffered or otherwise?
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    Switching from Effects loop amp to Non- E Loop amp

    Instead of setting up two different sets of presets, one set up for amps with an Effects loop vs amps without Effects loop, does anyone see any issue with just running a couple of patch cable directly from outs to in on the FX8? A cable from FX8 Out (Pre) > FX8 In (post) > FX8 Out (Post) >...
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    Not happy with CPU room

    It MIGHT be able to handle that... as long as you don't add anything else and as long as you don't add any reverb (at any density/quality level)
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    ISSUE during change between delays

    That's strange because I also got those tails for things that I had previously done. Like they were in a loop only silenced. It went away when I changed to Mute Fx In and turned the decay down a bit. But without seeing your settings, there is not much anyone can do.
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    Looper question

    No problem, buddy.
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    ISSUE during change between delays

    Hello, 1) you need to change the bypass setting to "Mute Fx In" so you don't hear old delay trails when you go back to Scene 6. In fact, I have requested that Delay and Reverb default to Mute FX In in a future firmware update. I can't see when you would need any other setting for them. 2)...
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    Looper question

    Hello, you have to change the looper location to "Post".
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    FX8 Volume (and tone?) loss

    This worked perfectly. Hot damn I love this forum. Thanks!
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    FX8 Volume (and tone?) loss

    Ok, So I went to a completely empty Preset and connected 4CM and the volume drop/tone loss issue went away. So I went back to the original preset that I created (pictured) and started removing effects to see if one of those was the problem. All effects were bypassed at the time. When I removed...
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    FX8 Volume (and tone?) loss

    Doing this, there is no discernable difference between true bypass and not. So the issue is the interaction between the VK's loop and the FX8 loop. They aren't playing nice. Bummer.. I really like the size and sounds from the VK. Can anyone suggest a comparable small head?
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    FX8 Volume (and tone?) loss

    Hey guys, so I tried the Jumper directly from send to return in the amp and there is no tone/volume loss. Only when I'm running the effects through the FX8. I picked up this little amp after seeing the Larry Mitchell video.. I liked the way it sounded, but it's a pretty crazy loss of volume and...
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    FX8 Volume (and tone?) loss

    It's a Valveking MH20. I am running 4CM... Guitar to fx8 instrument input, left Out to the front of amp, VK send to FX8 "From Send", FX8 "To return" to VK return. Nothing else connected. Cables are new (not humbusters). The only other thing connected is an EV-1.. used as an expression pedal...
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    FX8 Volume (and tone?) loss

    Hello, I have noticed that when I A/B the true bypass signal vs the signal through the FX8 (all effects off) I get a bit of volume loss and the over driven amp tone does not sound as full when going trough the FX8. I have tried boosing signals in the "configure" tab, but it just start to...
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    Not what I expected from Fractal.

    Not yet. I responded to their original email and told them to listen again. I was quite specific as to what they were listening to. I don't anticipate a response for another 4-5 days. Here is the video if anyone is good at diagnosing weird amp noises...
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    Am I the only one? (AXE's screen and Helix content)

    I feel like the people who're are clamoring for a high tech fancy pants screen want it so OTHER people think their gear is cool... which is kind of irrelevant.
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    Not what I expected from Fractal.

    Seriously. I emailed Peavey about a weird noise that my amp is making. I even sent them a video of it that you can hear the issue in pain as day. Not only did I wait 4 days for a reply, they stated they couldn't hear what I was talking about (loud whistle/whine). My ears are terrible and I can...
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    Fx8 Road Cases?

    Anyone have any clue what cables he is using for his expression pedals? they look like the perfect length and right angle to straight is desirable.
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    Wish FADE OUT when you press stop on the looper.

    This would be an incredible feature to add to the unit to make the Looper very powerful. I don't know the first thing about coding, but I feel like it should be a pretty easy thing to program. OR even just have the option of assigning the reverse or half speed button to fade... and the stop...
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    AX8 Price Point - At what price do you get upset?

    I sincerely hope you are right.
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    AX8 Price Point - At what price do you get upset?

    I'm not mad, but like others have stated, FX8 sales are going to go by the wayside with an AX8 price that low. I know, I know.. different applications, blah blah blah.. but that's not going to stop MOST people from just buying the AX8 for $50 bucks more. You can buy a normal Ferrari, or for $50...
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    queries and advice from axe fx 2xl owner

    I don't have an Axe, but I think the processors in the FX8 are a bit more limited in comparison aren't they? If your effects patches are huge you'll hit a DSP wall rather quickly. Maybe someone with both will chime in.. but I have found the FX8 rather limited in the CPU department. It sounds...
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    AX8 Price Point - At what price do you get upset?

    Close up of screen at 5:08. I don't do amp modeling or anything, but why would you ever need to turn your amp/cab models off via the footswitches? That's what it looks like there. Just curious.
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    FX8 switching lag when turning stomps on and off quickly

    Are you sure you're releasing the footswitch fully? As I'm sure you're aware, effects on/off happens on release of the button. Not press like the M9. if this is your issue, you can change in in the Fx8.
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    Anyone using Ducking Delay?

    Is anyone else finding that all the different delay types sound extremely similar?? Or maybe my ears are just shot...
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    Wish Set Default Effects Bypass mode

    I.e. have it automatically set to "Mute FX In" for all new blocks. Rather than having to change it every time you add a new effect block. I want all of my effects to trail off when I bypass them.
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    AX8 Price Point - At what price do you get upset?

    "I get offended when people write posts as facts and cannot provide a basis for those facts. It's a waste of my time and everyone else reading this thread. You do have something to prove; that what you wrote as fact is true. You refuse or fail to support your statement." Welcome to the internet.
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    Analog vs digital

    I'm sure some people feel that way, but you must remember that fractal is always in a state of self improvement. I'm sure there will be updates along the way to improve the already stellar effects within though... They seem good about taking already great things and improving them as time and...
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    USA Distributors aside from Direct Fractal Website

    Bummer. Well, I guess I'll quit being a cheapskate. Ordered.
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    USA Distributors aside from Direct Fractal Website

    Does anyone else distribute Fractal Products in the USA? I ask because $23 to ship an EV-1 to me is absolute lunacy. $55 to ship an FX8 + EV-1 is even crazier. I just shipped a 50lb guitar head with insurance for less than that... Those prices quoted were the cheapest options available. If...
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    AX8 Price Point - At what price do you get upset?

    *cough* *cough* $1350, Cliff *cough*
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    AX8 Price Point - At what price do you get upset?

    Doesn't the AX8 have a second processor? More knobs and lights. More programming/engineering? There is absolutely no way it will be the same price as the FX8. (Here is hoping I don't eat those words when price is finally announced)
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    My impressions of FX8 - Thinking of sending it back

    I, too, became frustrated when I kept hitting cpu limits. I run a non-traditional board with lots of delay and big reverb and was hoping this would simplify things... all the effects I needed in one place within those 8 slots. But having to spread one song throughout multiple presets is time...
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    invite to buy fx8 Europe

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    Spillover between X and Y?

    Hello, I have a medium hall on X and a Large Hall on Y with the decay set very long. As per the manual, I have each of these set to "mute fx in" so that when they are bypassed, the decay is not cut off. But when I X/Y between them, the decay tails are abruptly cut of. Am I missing a setting...
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    Fx8 Road Cases?

    I've been bugging them for more info but it hasn't been forthcoming. I'm REALLY anxious to get one of those boards before August 10th.
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    Wish FX8 Wish List

    The only problem with that is you have to be in overdub mode for it to be decaying... There is no way to start a new section without recording what you're playing. I just need a simple fade so it's not so abrupt when a loop is stopped.
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    Wish FX8 Wish List

    I'm a looper nut and I would love to see a fade out loop option... not when overdubbing, but when pressing stop. Set it to repeat and fade in a preset amount of time. This feature is probably much more complicated to implement than I realize though.
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    G3?

    Excellent Drive Model < G3 Drive Model
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    FX8 EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS

    I agree with this. So many delay and reverb parameters, I would love a simple straightforward explanation as to what they all do exactly.
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    Fx8 Road Cases?

    Anxiously awaiting more info on that sweet Trailer Trash board. Sure does look purty.
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    CPU VERY high with only 5 blocks...

    Yes, if you rely on lots of verb and delay and such (cpu intensive) you definitely have to take advantage of the X/Y switching and use the scenes to turn on/off different X/Y states. It's a lifesaver as far as cpu wall's are concerned.
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    Which Ernie Ball VP-JR should I use?

    Are there any advantages to using the Fractal EV-1 as an analog volume pedal rather than using it as an expression pedal and putting a volume block in the signal chain? Other than the fact that it frees up a block, of course.
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    invite to buy fx8 Europe

    They only reason I hit a CPU wall was because I use a lot of reverb and delay... If you don't need two reverb and two delay blocks per preset you should be fine. I use a light reverb and then a really dense/long decay verb plus a light delay and massive multi delay. X/Y allows me to have all...
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    invite to buy fx8 Europe

    The reverb on the unit is VERY cpu intensive. However, lowering echo density (evn on lowest setting it sounds wonderful) or utilizing the X/Y switching will take care of that. You can pretty much get over any CPU limitation with a little tweaking.
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    CPU VERY high with only 5 blocks...

    Thanks Joe.. I'll give it a shot. I also see that if you use X/Y switching, the CPU doesn't really go up. I didn't realize that, so that's another option.
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    CPU VERY high with only 5 blocks...

    Thanks, buddy. That worked... sort of. I turned the echo density down from 8 to 2 on both verbs.. then attempted to just simply move a tremolo block and it screamed "NO!" and deleted the tremolo block. I think when cpu is up that high, there were will fluctuations and sometimes it will allow it...
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    CPU VERY high with only 5 blocks...

    The reverb is on normal quality. Should the CPU be this high?? I wanted to add another reverb block, but it says i've hit my limit. As you can see from the screenshot, my cpu is currently at 71%. .. Nevermind. I keep trying to uplaod a png file and it just says "invalid file" My signal chain...
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    Some Questions About FX8

    Does the latest Firmware include the G3 Drives? Mine shipped with firmware from June 1st. I have just upgraded to the 2.00 beta firmware though.
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    Delay Settings Question

    Thanks, buddy. I'll give that a shot.
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    Delay Settings Question

    Hello, I have just received the FX8. I had a Carbon Copy delay that is set up so the feed back is high and mix low. The repeats just sort of smeared together into a wonderful swirling pad underneath what you were playing. Is there a way to do this with the FX8? I have been trying, but the...
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