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    The Camera Eye solo preset FM3

    Alex's solos on Moving Pictures combine Gilmour's melodic sense with a little EVH (maybe a little Holdsworth?) thrown in. All of them are more instrumental passages than solos to my ears. Seeing/hearing Rush play Xanadu at MSG on the MP Tour changed me as a guitarist. Started guitar lessons...
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    Axe III Upgrade

    I have them all since original firmware 4.0. I’m afraid to actually count them to add up all the time I spent updating since 2008! Has to be well over 100 updates + betas. I think I spent more time upgrading all my digital modelers, plugins, DAWs, and other software than actually playing guitar.
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    Axe III Upgrade

    But the Mark II has the ability to add extra hardware memory. It would have been nice to have that option. Not that I would personally need to have an upgrade because i‘m a home studio player but I’m sure most MK 1 owners would have loved to have that option. i owned an original standard...
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    AxeFXIII to FM-9 presets.

    AB - thanks for the response. I’ve been off-line for a while and haven’t had time to load up any packs yet.
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    The Camera Eye solo preset FM3

    Awesome playing from an awesome song. Wish I had an OBX instead of an OBX-a but it do a good Camera Eye sample/hold.
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    AxeFXIII to FM-9 presets.

    Any issues migrating FM3 AB bundles or FM3 factory or Axexhange presets to FM9 and vice-versa (at least presets on FM9 that are not dual amp)?
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    FM3 Firmware Version 4.00

    Shout-out to Al and his amazing programming skills and software. Everyone, please donate to Al if you use Fractool.
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    WTB Looking for a Sonoma GuitarJack Stage

    Any leads would br appreciatef
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    Wish FM3 Edit for iPad plus Wireless/Bluetooth Connectivity

    Yesterday, I used Duet to put FM3 on my iPad. I just had to load FM3 on my MBP and move it from the MBP screen to the iPad. Only issue was not figuring out how to get the iPad keyboard on the screen so I could put in numerical values as opposed to using the knobs.
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    Does anyone think the rotary should be in the cab block? Are there any rotary cab IR’s or IR’s that come close?

    I'd love an Yamaha RA-200 Rotary Cab - how else am I supposed to play Pink Floyd.
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    Cygnus /Austin buddy

    Thanks. That would be great. I do follow your threads but with Fractal’s weekly Firmware Friday, Ares to Cygnus, betas, it is hard to know when to update your simply unrivaled patches (no dig or insult to MB’s, Freman’s, 2112’s, Yek’s, Burg’s, and many Axexchange patches, which are stellar as...
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    The Cygnus Limelight M@ preset appreciation thread

    Jammit had multitracks of the whole Moving Pictures Album with Tab. Check out Crammit which took over when the owner of Jammit skipped town. There are separate tracks for just vox, bass, guitar (sometimes 2 guitar parts), keys, and drums. Say you open the Tom Sawyer Guitar file. You will have...
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    Let’s calm down Chuggers

    I bought the first iteration of the Axe-FX in either late 2007 or early 2008 (Firmware 3 or 4). The Axe was mentioned on a third-party Line6 Forum. I have the original invoice but can't find where I have it because I just moved. This was before Ultra came out and the original was not called...
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    Cygnus /Austin buddy

    AB: When a new update for an ampack is released, are you able to send an E-mail blast to purchasers with accounts? That would help keep up to date. I find myself spending 15-30 minutes at least twice a week with all the updates for each modeler, plugin, DAW, etc. Thanks,
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    You guys are in for another treat.

    When will the Axe just play itself?
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    Axe-Edit on new Mac

    Apple is going to have to rip my MBP running Mojave from my cold dead 32 bit fingers. Apple has to be the greediest company on the planet. Even my dongle have dongles. Soldering Ram, SDD to the boards, Only way to upgrade is buy a new machine. I always stay 2 OSXs behind whatever alpha OS...
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    RUSH - "The Big Money"

    Will Cliff model some GK amps already!!!! GK 250ML with various scenes, clean, clean with compression, clean with chorus, clean with chorus and each/verb, the same with Channel B. Someone made a descent Axe3 and FM3 patch (really great patch). The first profile I did back in 2012 on my KPA...
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    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 4 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta

    Thanks, you just saved me $2800. I still was a GK250ML with both channels, accurate blocks chorus and verb and compression.
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    Cygnus Beta - first impressions

    Well, in The Wrath of Khsn," Days = Hours (Scotty's time to fix the whatever) So, Cliff might mean Weeks = Days.
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    Kemper user here who just got an FM3 - blown away

    On a personal note, I would have chosen Xanadu as the name of the new firmware. Xanadu is in my top 10 songs of all time and morbidly, is on my deathbed soundrack, along with Dogs (Pink Floyd), Supper's Ready/Firth of 5th (Seconds Out Phil versions), Blood on the Rooftops, Tarkus, Karn Evil 9...
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    FS RAC-12 for Sale

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    FS RAC-12 for Sale

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    FS RAC-12 for Sale

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    FS RAC-12 for Sale

    Just sold my Axe-FX II and MFC but still have a RAC-12 controller. This is the perfect way to control your AXE FX II/XL/XL+ remotely and edit like you were using a real amp's controls. This is in mint condition, only used a couple of times. The company still provides software and tech support...
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    Best patches

    Austin Buddy by far - made my Axe-8 from great to holy moly. MB, Fremen, Marco, and a few others have some good ones but what may sound great through their set-up might not translate to yours (which happens to me). But at least I got a good jumping off point). oh and of course Leon Todd. Who...
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    FS AXE-FX II + MFC + RAC12

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    I went to an Outfield, The Fixx, and Asia concert several years ago (to see the Fixx even though I’m a prop rocker and saw Asia during their first Tour back in 1982). The Fixx started playing but Jamie West-Oran’s guitar didn’t make any sound. Yep, he forgot to turn his Flextone 3 on and...
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    FS AXE-FX II + MFC + RAC12

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    FS AXE-FX II + MFC + RAC12

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    FS AXE-FX II + MFC + RAC12

    AXE-FX II + MFC + RAC12 AXE-FX II - Mark 1 - You know what it is. Never taken out of my home. And of course, still has the plastic on the screen. Plenty of third-party presets. MFC I has the magnetic tags on the controller. RAC12 - gives you knobs to control most typical amp front panel...
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    Axe Fx 3 4CM Noise Gate

    Turn the gain down a wee bit?
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    Axe Fx III - FM3 preset portability. Bug?

    I don't believe the firmware between the two are identical yet - at least for the blocks that are in both units.
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    What would you do? Line 6 Power Cab or Friedman ASC

    I have a Friedman, CLR, PC+ and Tech21’s new cab. They all sound great. PC+ is cool since you can go FRFR, Flat (I tend to use that), or the Celestion speaker emulations. I haven’t used IRs since I use those directly in the Axe-3. you cannot go wrong with any of these. friedman is heavy but...
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    How to setup Looper?

    I know, RTFM, but where in the signal chain is the looper and can you change presets and play over the loop?
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    Need some help isolating a guitar track

    Would love to get that Strandberg Just Intonation guitar. Open G and D drive me crazy when recording. I just tried "vocal extractor' from IOS app store. Remove most vocals from Sundsy Bloody Sunday, but really not for just isolating guitar from backing track.
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    FS Rac 12 (price drop)

    Is it still available? I know someone looking for one. I was going to sell him mine but changed my mind.
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    FS Rac 12 (price drop)

    Does it work with the AXE III?
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    FM3 big upgrade on AX8 or no?

    If you have an AX8 - which I do and still love (yeah, plus the Axe3, FM3, and still have my II, do your self a favor a buy Austin Buddy's naked amp packs. I'm not affiliated with him, but load up with presets and read how he has it set up and you will very happy you did.
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    My live Def Leppard "Hysteria" Preset Version 3

    How about High N Dry patches?. One of my all-time favorite albums but up there for worst album cover ever
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    Year and half later; still not happy with Axe-Fx 3

    Chris is correct - gain staging is extremely important. I prefer Austin's running the output all the way, and then adjust the patches to even them out. Other do it other ways. Chris, Leon, Chris C, Yek's wikis - lots of videos, free axechange latches, and help out there Find an Axechange...
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    Year and half later; still not happy with Axe-Fx 3

    I've had an Axe-FX since 2008. Playing through Studio Monitors (and I tried A Lot of different ones) all sounds shrill and fizzy. When I got the Atomic FR, everything sounded great. The CLR sounded awesome - when I A/Bed my PLEXI 1987 Through a 1960 cab to my Plexi patch at equivalent ear...
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    Wish Maestro PSa-1 PhaserShifter and Yamaha RA-200 emulations

    Any chance of modeling these?
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    Mesa/Boogie Studio Preamp

    I bought a Mesa Studio Pre about 6 months ago. Missed my .22 Caliber's chainsaw grind, but didn't want another 1 x 12 combo. Can't wait to try out the patch.
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    Too many amps for meaningful differences?

    I absolutely agree - everything in certain main categories: Vox Fender Marshall Mesa High Gain Have all started to sound the same to me. This is especially true with plugins. I went through my trove of Logic AU and standalone guitar amp Sims and they really are so good sounding at this...
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    Question for Leon Todd

    ha! As a trademark attorney, I always have to check trademarks for any urban slang meaning. When clearing NOOK for Barnes & Noble, I had to tell them it had a slang meaning for a certain female body part. The execs were like "cool."
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    Question for Leon Todd

    It took me a while to pickup on the Australian slang: Gear = drugs. I was like cool, they allow inmates to brings in guitars and amps. I'd be totally fine in minimum security women's prison. Cuppa = cup of tea Slot - solitary confinement. Orange calls that SHU - solitary housing unit Lag -...
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    Question for Leon Todd

    2112: Huge fan of your YouTube channel, AXE posts, and great presets that you generous donate to us forum mates. My wife and I are big fans of the Australian show Wentworth - about a woman's prison (and remake from a 70's soap opera according to Australian trademark associate - who made it...
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    Any Love for the JC120?

    If I recall, the real JC-120 chorus is not stereo, but mono coming out of only one of the 1 x 12 speakers. Steve Hackett used a JC-120 on Seconds Out I believe (well, it was a Roland JC but not exactly a 120. And Steve Rothery of Marillion has used a JC in combination with a Marshall, at least...
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    Wish Marshall Club And Country 4140

    I offered mine to M@tt to take to Cliff. Corvid sort of put a quarantine on that for the time being.
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    Gallien Krueger 250RL/ML Tone match Patch

    When I got my Toaster in Feb 2012, the first amp I profiled was my GK250 ML. The magic of that amp is the chorus and reverb together which is really hard to nail, similar to a Maestro PSa-1 phase shifter (a la Steve Howe (Starship Trooper) and Lifeson/2112). Anyhoo, great great awesome patch.
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    FW 1.02 - Free Preset Pack

    Awesome presets - wow. Great job from Todd to another.
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    Fractal Stream - Live stream to fight Corona Virus

    Marco: Stay safe and healthy, but don't play in that subway station you record some of your prior videos! (Only kidding).
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    Rush Tribute Gig with Axe 3

    Upload patches or it didn't happen.
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    Hotel California?

    I think Mark Day created a HC patch with all the key changes for the solo for the Axe II many years ago. Should still be on Axechange. If not, PM b/c I should have it archived.
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    Rush - Limelight Double Tone Match for 12.03

    Matt: I'm picking up the C&C this weekend as soon as I connect with the seller. Next time you drive to NH, I'll drive from Long Island and meet you (Stamford?) So you can take the amp. It doesn't have the original speakers so if Cliff needs those maybe he can use his cabinet. Seller says it...
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    Rush - Limelight Double Tone Match for 12.03

    DAMN! I hate you guys. Love what you made me do.! Now I have to drive to Westchester or even worse, Jersey, to pick it up.
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    Rush - Limelight Double Tone Match for 12.03

    Nothing beats the Maestro PS1-a Phase Shifter.
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    Rush - Limelight Double Tone Match for 12.03

    Also, Rick Beato has a vid of Limelight and Alex doubles some parts with a clean guitar.
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    Rush - Limelight Double Tone Match for 12.03

    Somehow, I got in contact with Terry Brown and he said the Loft Flanger was the Flanger used on TSOR in the studio. I believe an Electix Mistress was used live.
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    Singtall Personal Preset

    Bought as a thank you for years of forum advice.
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    Electric Mystery Flanger vs. Physical unit knobs

    How about starting values for these bad boys.
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    New mega zip file of ambient Presets and Blocks to download

    What PayPal address to donate?
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    FW12 Phaser!

    Hozabout a little 2112/Soliloquy and Starship Trooper. I'm still not going to sell my 3 Maestro PS1-a!
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 12.00 Public Beta

    Alex Lifeson, Steve Howe, and myself thank you for the Virtuoso Phaser = Maestro Phaser!!!!!!!! NP - RIP
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    "The Infield" factory preset

    Saw them open up for THE FIXX at Westbury maybe 10 years ago (I guess 10 years have got behind me). They were great. Same with The Fixx. Just before they started playing One Thing Leads to Another, Cy Curnin said,"Time to pay the rent."
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    Factory Presets

    CLR sounds the best IMHO, but that Friedman sounds pretty F'in great. L6 Powercab is also great due to modeling specific speakers, but in flat mode, I get great results too. I wonder which type of guitar FAS uses when creating the presets, single-coil or humbuckers. Obviously, if using a...
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    Preset Default

    Isn't there a setting to always go to "Last Preset"? I sort of remember that from 11 years ago!
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    Can we make this sound? - "Hungry Like the Wolf" Synth

    M@ - really great. I actually never tried Rio or HLTW on my vintage Jupiter 8. I wonder if Nick Rhodes played these arps live or used a tape backing (like Won't Get Fooled Agan). I don't believe computer sequencers were around in 1982 except in some Drum Machines like the Linn or Simmons.
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    Best FAS Plexi - share thoughts, settings, etc. New with FW10

    If u r using a proprietary IR, please suggest a close dubstitute (misspelling on purpose).
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    AFIII Presets Axe-FX III AustinBuddy's 1400+ Naked Amps TonePack - Cygnus 17.02+ Bank 1 Partial Update now available, Bank 2 coming in early 2022

    How about a shareware/do ation type model? Donate if you feel that AB's hardwork and updates deserves compensation. I frequently donate even when the programmer doesn't even ask (Fractool and Crammit) b/c I appreciate the effort and time it takes to update).
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    Axe-Fx lll & Apollo Twin hookup

    I just got an Apollo 8x upgrade from a Twin. I ran all my modelers in stereo into a Mackie Mixer then to Apollo, then Monitor switching. The Apollo has 8 inputs. Do you recommend running everything Mono (I'll check out S/PDIF which I use with Ox) or using a dual Mono into single Mono...
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    Atomic CLR Neo with Axe-Fx 3?

    I have a CLR and it blows away every other FRFR I've tried, well except the Friedman, which is different, but also sounds great. Please review the set-up instructions for the CLR (volume, position). Once I did that and ran the AX8 and AXIII at full volume (Output 1 all the way clockwise), it...
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    Ground Hum and Noise

    There is still good all 60 cycle hum and weird computer related noise (I suspect the computer is communicating with their AI overlords)/. We have about 50 cellular and other RF devices in the house, wifi net boosters, neighbors who's WiFi networks pop up, cordless telephones, HD monitors...
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    Ground Hum and Noise

    I don't think so, just a lot of wifi, cellular, Bluetooth, and EM waves all over the place. Time to build a Faraday cage!
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    Ground Hum and Noise

    Well then my electrician sucks because when we expanded the house (2003), I built a studio in the back and told them the electric must be properly grounded (star, rod in the ground) which they supposedly did. The whole house was rewired up to code. We even upgraded the breaker box and...
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    Ground Hum and Noise

    Definitely 120 HZ hum from ground loop, not 60 HZ noise after comparing examples.
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    Ground Hum and Noise

    I did start with a few guitars, high quality cables into a KPA Stage and UAD Apollo - no difference (Axe3 is in my studio which I'm de and then re-constructing because the only way to get my Hammond C3 to oil it was to move everything out of the way. Main question is this for now - do you...
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    Ground Hum and Noise

    I have Hum Eliminators (rack), 1/4 inch, and XLR. I have Hum--X on outlets, I have humbuster cables, I have Furman rack power adapters with EFI. There is always hum and noise (except when a noise gate is in the preset). The wiring in the house was updated in 2003 and I explained to the...
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    AFIII Presets Axe-FX III AustinBuddy's 1400+ Naked Amps TonePack - Cygnus 17.02+ Bank 1 Partial Update now available, Bank 2 coming in early 2022

    AB - U R Amazing. Thanks for the hard, tedious but fulfilling job you do on these amp packs.
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    Dream Marshall Rig

    Stand on the shoulders of Giants - use Burgs and Leon as starting points - pretty darn good ones, then tweak away.. that's what all those parameters that I have e no idea what they actual, are for. Read Yek's wiki or RTFM. I'm always looking searching for a Plexi 1987 50 watt that have teeth...
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    Is there a way to ghost image your entire 511 presets + matching cabs?

    Always Use Fractalbot to backup presets and cabs before updating firmware
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    Converting my old AX8 Police/Sting presets to the III - links and clips inside

    Awesome job - thanks. Second all-time favorite concert was the Police on the Ghost in the Machine tour.
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    WTB Looking for Fryette Power Station PS-2

    Shipping to Long Island.
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    Upgrading (drop tuning)

    I kept the Drop pedal - I like not having to have a pitch block in 512 presets. Each to his/her own.
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    Mindcrime era Queensryche?

    Awesome screen name Progressive Rocco!
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    How to get the Firth of Fifth/Genesis/Steve Hackett Tone

    Nowadays, Steve uses a SansAmp GT2 for his overdrive sound (at least live). On Selling England, he used an HH solid State amp (or his Hiwatt that he used on Nursery Cryme). Pedals - a Shaftesbury Duo-Tone (which is a Univox Fuzz - two settings) and Marshall SupaFuzz - Tonebender Somehow, I...
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    Wish: LCD shows Name of FX Not Block Category

    i have my FC12 set up with Patch Up/Down, Scene Up/Down, and then the rest with my usual FX (Drive, Phase, Flanger, Delay, Reverb, Chorus) set globally. I tend to use Fractal, Austin Buddy, LTs, and other patches besides my own. While Patch and Scene Up/Down show the actual names, the FC just...
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    Humbuster Cable to balanced TRS Mixer Inputs

    humbusters are only from outputs of modelers to the Mackie. Otherwise unbalanced except from Mackie to Samson to Speakers. I'm going to try switching out the Radials for my extras. Maybe one of them went south.
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    Humbuster Cable to balanced TRS Mixer Inputs

    Ground Control to Major Tom - Yes, all lifts are operational on the Hotshot/Bigshot and Headlights. Balanced cables/humbusters everywhere that accepted balanced XLR/TRS out from Mackie to Samson Speaker switcher - balanced cables. XLR from Apollo to Samson Same with Samson to Monitors...
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    Humbuster Cable to balanced TRS Mixer Inputs

    Signal chain is Line 6 Relay into a Boss Tuner then into a Radial Iso switch box where I can switch between my pedalbox (via FX send/return) or bypassing the pedal.board into 2 Headlights. Headlight Input 1 can mute or switch between Axe, Helix, KPA, and Bias - those go into the 8 channel Hum...
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    Humbuster Cable to balanced TRS Mixer Inputs

    Follow-up question. Even with humbuster cables and an 8 channel Ebtech Hum Eliminators and a Hum plug, I still get 60 cycle him and weird whinning from various modelers going into two Radial Headlights (with isos) that go into a Mackie Mixer into a Samson speaker switcher. Axe3 generally is...
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    Legacy Presets [AustinBuddy] 1000+ Dream Rigs TonePack for Axe-Fx II Available NOW!

    Worth the wait. Any ETA on AXE3 Firmware 5?
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    Xitone 10 inch Powered Speaker - Awesome

    If you are playing clubs, i would go with the 12. You are probably more used to playing thru 12 inch speakers. When going FRFR, you still want it to sound close to a GTR cabinet. Ask Mick what he thinks.
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    The elusive Pitch Block

    Mark Day, I believe, created a awesome patch for the guitar solo so you can do both Joe Walsh's and Don Felder's harmony parts. LOTS OF FOOT STOMPING ON IAs CHANGING HARMONY DUE TO THE KEY CHANGES OF THE CHORD PROGRESSION [I was about to type "depression"]
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    My 4.01 Highlights

    I've upgraded firmware at least 100 times since 2008 and stopped trying to fix patches with each new firmware release - which I'm appreciative of since the improvements have always outweighed the borking of my patches. If possible, a cool feature (which may already be implement by having past...
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    Why was 48kHz chosen as standard for most Modelers/IR loaders?

    Excellent read. I do remember the reasons from payback when. So, I'm with Cliff, I vote for "when I'm Sixty-Four KHz"
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    Why was 48kHz chosen as standard for most Modelers/IR loaders?

    I agree - would have preferred 44/88 over 48/96 due to prior demos, but not a big deal moving to 48 since most DAW can convert easily. I just have to remember to switch sample rates when starting a new song.
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 4.00 Beta

    Will Axe-edit implement a realistic Amp image on the Authentic Page like other amp Sims? Of course that isn't essential but I always like looking at the actual image of the amp to learn about its setup.
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