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    Wish Nested grids (grouping)

    I'm sure a lot of feature requests are challenging to implement. This one will give the UI more power and prevent us from having to use feedback loops as a means of wrapping to other rows.
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    Wish Nested grids (grouping)

    Bastards edition :)
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    Wish Nested grids (grouping)

    This was originally posted long ago: https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/nested-layouts-for-grouping.33012/ The idea is to display a single "group" block on the main grid, which when expanded would reveal a nested grid. Additional useful features for this block would be: Custom label to...
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    Wish Randall RG100 ES

    People are now selling these and other amps that Dimebag used for astronomical prices.
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    Where to download MFC-Edit

    v8.5 of what?
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    Where to download MFC-Edit

    Using Windows 10 with MFC-101 3.09, followed instructions for Axe-Fx II as MIDI interface, and "Receive Dump from MFC-101" does not produce a file that I can open. Dumped with Fractal Bot instead 🤷‍♂️
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    Harmony question

    My goal was to apply this sound to a generalized harmony for practicing and a 25% mix of Mixolydian (+3 +5) did the trick. I'm still curious about how to apply a lower harmony, though. I'd read that +3 becomes -6; but couldn't find anything on inverting +5, and -10 sounded awful.
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    Harmony question

    Aside from the whammy sound, I prefer the sound of down-pitched guitars. What would that be for +3 +5?
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    Harmony question

    Any idea what the pitch differences were, though?
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    Harmony question

    How can I recreate this harmony?:
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    MFC-Edit has Reached End of Life

    My Zen Rigs labels arrived today and I was going to finally try MFC-Edit :confused:
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    MFC-Edit Release Notes - kept current

    Where can we download MFC-Edit? The website's "order" button leads to a page with no such product listed.
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 2.00 Firmware Release

    I need three active at the same time, though.
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 2.00 Firmware Release

    I'd really like to use more than two drive blocks on the Two. It's my problem if I overload the CPU. I'm not too cheap to buy the Three, I just don't have the time to build a new rig.
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 2.00 Firmware Release

    I'd welcome another update for the Two. I'm honestly tired of building things and just want to rock out when my work day is done. One day when I buy a Three (or possibly a Four), I'll keep the Two for a guest (guitar, bass or vocals).
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 2.00 Firmware Release

    I hadn't. I didn't think that was still a thing. Doing so returned my preset to how I remember it sounding in Ares v1.x -- thanks!
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 2.00 Firmware Release

    Sounds "tighter" or "more focused".
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 9.04 Firmware Release

    The only feature that I would upgrade for would be support for an external time clock, which the Axe-Fx III does not have. I'm fine waiting 5 years.
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    V7 distortion in bass frequencies

    This recording was done with V7 firmware and the low notes at 0:34 have an automatic "blooming" distortion in the bass frequencies of the lead guitar track: Some time after, I tried feeding the recorded dry signal through V11 firmware and the effect was not reproducible. Does anyone know what...
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    Presenting... The Axe-Fx III

    Probably about six months ago, a post of mine was removed for being too futuristic.
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    Presenting... The Axe-Fx III

    So much for the "Axe-Fx II has many years left" lie. Typical marketing BS that I did not expect from Fractal.
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    Metallica's latest rig rundown has an interesting nugget!

    I thought that it was standard to run solid state power amps at full volume and adjust the output via the preamp.
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    Blend over between two amps with Volume pedal

    So, you're saying that there's a chance that it could get removed? ;)
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    Axe-Fx sighting

    The drummer isn't facing the audience. Sideways concert?
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    Steve Stevens' ray gun effect

    An improvement could be to put a pitch block after hooked up to the same foot controller to ramp the pitch.
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    Sound stuff has too many words

    This is a good reference.
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 8.00 Firmware Release

    Is the greater percentage of Axe-Fx customers using a traditional cabinet? If not, the minority has been catered to over the majority (?)
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 8.00 Firmware Release

    Why was speaker drive lowered to 0? What was so unpopular about the default in 7.x?
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    Will fractal consider using nutube technology in the future?

    I don't think Fractal will do anything with this unless it becomes responsible for a new, famous and great sounding amp. In which case, Fractal would probably only model it with 100% software.
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    After 10 years, I'm done...

    The sound originates from a single location, instead of split frequencies. That might account for something more.
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    After 10 years, I'm done...

    Try an Atomic CLR. Too bad there're no passive ones available, though.
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    Fractal Audio DRIVE models: Using an AMP block as a DRIVE

    Are you suggesting to use an amp as a drive pedal, feeding into an amp? A preamp-only amp block really uses less CPU than a drive block?
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    Wah Suggestions

    Still waiting for the Tycobrahe Parapedal: https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/tycobrahe-parapedal-and-crybaby-bass-wah-types.75828/
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    Retro furniture trunk rack

    Came across this today and it's a cool idea. http://www.istarusa.com/claytek/product_speclist.php?series=IT%20Furniture&sub=WRT
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    Disappointed :(

    Are you using metal pickups? A lot of presets for blues, jazz and hard rock will sound like ass on such.
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    axe fx with wireless jack

    If only digital wireless units had an AES/EBU output.
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    Axe-Fx idea

    Thanks. I've posted my image in a reply to that thread. This discussion can move there instead.
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    Axe-Fx idea

    I could always take my ideas to another company/product.
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    Axe-Fx idea

    The focus needn't be the casing.
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    Axe-Fx idea

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    Finally Joining The Club, But...

    Maybe a hardware memory upgrade can be made available for Mk I/II units when the new firmware versions no longer fit. Digitech did this with their early digital units, but they didn't have super compact boards like today's technology.
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    nylon string acoustic guitar

    Yamaha C40, with bone nut & saddle and a Fishman Matrix Infinity piezo in the bridge. I use it with Fishman Aura IRs in the Axe-Fx II and it sounds great. An O-Port can help in reducing feedback with the acoustic chamber and other amplified instruments. For an amazing recorded sound, it's good...
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 6.00 Firmware Released

    What older modelling versions did pre-Quantum 6 support on the Mark I/II? I haven't upgraded in a very long time and really liked the sound of some amps on V7.
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    List Your Main Amps

    Clean: Fender Bassman, Fender Twin Blues: Engl Savage, Dumble(s) Crunch: Marshall 50W Plexi Metal: Mesa Triaxis
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    Is there an easy way to keep up on firmware updates??

    I used to be more active, but I still come and read every few days. I've definitely noticed the forum get quieter over the past few years, but I think that's because the unit has become easier to use, thus resulting in fewer simple questions.
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 2.04 Firmware Release

    Wow, I'm first this time... first time ever.
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 2.01 Firmware Release

    Why you no multiple drive blocks?
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 2.01 Public Beta Zwei

    Oooh, Beta Zwei. Iota Schnitzel anyone?
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    No fluency in Whammy?

    Please give us 4 TigerSHARC processors. Hardware limitations are lame. Thank you.
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    Frfr first impressions!

    Still waiting for someone to do a FR212 vs CLR comparison review. It's been a couple of years!
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 1.01 Firmware Release

    Hoping that we can have more than 2 drive blocks in the near future. I'd like to fade in different ones depending on what position my expression pedal is in.
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    A, B, C, D knobs.... Why not?

    In my opinion, if the Axe-Fx III were to have no screen or controls (and subsequently be a 1U unit), I'd be satisfied as I only use Axe-Edit. An optional control unit could be sold separately. t'd probably bring down the price of the Axe3 too.
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    Why can't 'amp in the room' feel be modelled?

    Why have FRFR at all, then?
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    Why can't 'amp in the room' feel be modelled?

    Perhaps the solution is for someone to invent FRFR speakers that are directional.
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    You want Stereo Imaging? Look no further...

    It even changed your notes!! ;)
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    Axe-Fx II Firmware 19.00 Public Beta #3

    Completed: http://forum.fractalaudio.com/axe-fx-ii-wish-list/74688-selectable-amp-geq-chain-position.html
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    Metallica tonematches/patches extravaganza v3.0! (FW15.03)

    Absolutely. If someone could/would make an accurate preset for "You Shook Me", I'd surely pay money. I'd tried all kinds of amp/drive combinations but that squishy fuzz on the lower notes is just too hard to find.
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    Terminator Genisys ----I'll Be Back

    Movies have no art anymore. I'll stay in the 70s.
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    Trent Reznor Distortion

    No, not real-time yet. But, we wouldn't need Melodyne-level for a modifier.
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    Trent Reznor Distortion

    @miketheman The ultimate solution (however impossible at this time) would be 100% software. Melodyne Editor is already capable of separating the notes in chord of a single track recording.
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    Trent Reznor Distortion

    @Ghengis, this is where a "chord detector" modifier would be awesome. It could disable the ring mod for chords. I requested it a long time ago here: http://forum.fractalaudio.com/axe-fx-ii-wish-list/50767-chord-modifier.html. Like most of my requests, they get knocked and ignored. Maybe this one...
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    Trent Reznor Distortion

    This is related: http://forum.fractalaudio.com/axe-fx-ii-wish-list/75659-damage-amp-tab.html
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    Welcome to the New Cab-Lab and Cab-Lab Live Subforum

    Will we have access to stock cabs? I like using the Oval for flavour.
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    How do I tone match pickups?

    Same shit; you still have to be near your pedalboard to stomp on a switch. I don't like being stuck to one location unless it's for a specific effect. This and because a pickup is basically a microphone and microphones pick up different sounds in different locations, the neck pickup will...
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    How do I tone match pickups?

    It won't sound anywhere near as good because the pickup's physical position relative to both the strings and your picking is more important than its EQ.
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    How do I tone match pickups?

    If the guitar is the same and only the pickups are different, remember that when you want to switch from bridge to neck pickup, you'll have to switch presets as well. This is something that has mostly turned me off from the idea for the time being.
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    I don't understand the hate for the green screen...

    A red screen would look like Vader :tyrannosaurus:
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    What headphones should I buy?

    Beyerdynamic DT880, 250 or 600 ohm.
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    Simple chord suggester software?

    This works for me quite well: chorderator.com/designer/ an interactive fretboard to figure out what chord I'm playing chorderator.com type in the name of the chord to get a list of related chords I just wish it were prettier and in a single view. Oh well (for now) :)
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    Simple chord suggester software?

    Thank you. It looks a bit scientific to me. I'd try it out to see but I don't have an iPad.
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    Simple chord suggester software?

    I play by ear. I'm not familiar with keys, scales and chord names -- mainly shapes and sounds. Does a program exist where I can input a chord via a visual fretboard, similar to a guitar tab, and have it list a bunch of chords that would sound good with it? Most programs that I've come across...
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    Lamb of God - Blacken the Cursed Sun (patch included)

    Is it just me, or do the drums kinda stick out too much in the mix? Sounds great otherwise!
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    KRANK IR

    Texas Heats would be the Krankenstein. Red Wirez has professional Krankenstein and Revolution IRs.
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    Fun With Reverb

    I guess it was just a crap joke then.
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    Fun With Reverb

    Floyd'ish? You guys don't know your music. "Shine On You Crazy Diamond"
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    Also Available in Black...

    What if guitars didn't have strings? What if amps didn't have power? Edit: It's not about habits. It's about sacrificing potential for tools. Similar to switching from a tube amp to a pod. When things get fired up and you slam into heel or toe position, it'll auto-disengage and you're in for a...
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    Also Available in Black...

    I slam into toe position as well.
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    Also Available in Black...

    I prefer a switch because I like slamming into heel position for a really fat sound and sometimes holding it there for a few seconds. Auto-engage would require me to be more careful and that messes with the groove.
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    Zakk Wylde went to the wrong gig

    Go to 1:53 and shut up.
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    Metallica tonematches/patches extravaganza v3.0! (FW15.03)

    Thanks for these. Maybe do the Pantera albums next? :)
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    Guitar Doubler help needed

    What are their studio Doubler settings? I tried getting the Doubler sound(s) as well and gave up.
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    Calling all Zeppelin fans...

    I always tried to get that subtle bottom-sounding fuzz from "You Shook Me", but could never get it.
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    Real TS808 vs Axe Fx II

    TS99 might've been a better name
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    Cry Baby 535Q boost feature emulate for Axe FX II?

    I have drive:5 on mine as it seemed to add a tiny bit of smoothness to the sweep. For boost, I just use the Amp block's boost and a Filter block as the last block in the chain to raise overall preset volume.
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    Cry Baby 535Q boost feature emulate for Axe FX II?

    I don't have my analog wah nor a value to give. I never liked the sound of the boost.
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    Cry Baby 535Q boost feature emulate for Axe FX II?

    Wah Drive: something low, but not 0 Level: 15–17dB Synth Type: White Noise or Pink Noise Track: Off Mix: to taste
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    Cry Baby 535Q boost feature emulate for Axe FX II?

    The Cry Baby From Hell was a 17dB boost. You could try adding white noise via the Synth block too.
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    FASLINK™ Adapters are here!

    Maybe some ideas: http://forum.fractalaudio.com/mfc-discussion/86107-finally-after-2-5-years-its-complete.html Depending on your hardware, you could mount with suspension straps, tie wraps or double-sided tape.
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    DAR FORZA CLONE

    If the guy seriously disappeared with people's money, Cliff should get ahold of one and clone it just to say "fuck you too".
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    Flat-Response (Reference) Pickups?

    Bummer.. on many levels.
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    Flat-Response (Reference) Pickups?

    I may have to investigate some Ultrasonic pickups, then. Maybe Bill Lawrence (wildepickups.com) will still make them if requested. I'm having an issue with my tone. I love my vintage LP tone and I love my metal tone... but I need them both at the same time! Metal cuts and grinds, but vintage...
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    Crank the Savage

    Well, the main thing for me was the way it sings, but here are my settings: Bass: 6.5 Mid: 10 Treble: 3 Boost: on Cab: Basketweave Ax Mix
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    Crank the Savage

    Master Volume on 10... just do it. Sounds great with the neck pickup on a Strat and/or a Les Paul.
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    V9 Cabs, Anyone Use 'Em

    I vote to remove 'em.
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    Axe-Fx II Firmware 15.00 Public Beta

    This is something I've wondered for a while.
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    Axe-Fx II Firmware 15.00 Public Beta

    How come non-XL models can't bypass the mixer block as well?
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    Axe-Fx II Firmware 15.00 Public Beta

    Axe-Fx II Firmware Release Notes 15.00 NOTE: This is a major firmware release which has the potential to alter the sounds of presets. The core amp modeling has been improved and most of the amp models have been adjusted accordingly. It is recommended that any existing presets have the amp...
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