1. Sorenspete

    Switching from powered monitors to power amp + 4x12

    Just so I can gather as much info as I can, treat me like an alien who doesn't know anything about this: I will be going from my guitar into the Axe-FX III Mk II, then into a Fryette 2/90/2, and then into a MESA / Boogie Oversized Rectifier 4x12 speaker cabinet. Is there a preferred cable route...
  2. SolicitudeOfSound

    Free Metal I.R sample pack

    If you would like to try my I.R’s download my free presets here.
  3. I

    Cab IR bug? Please help

    One day, the presets I using are suddenly started to sound cracking. But It only happens when select a user Cab. If I change to a Factory Cab in the Cab block of that preset, the problem doesn't occur. Deleting IR and reinstalling it doesn't fix it. That sounds like clipping. It was working...
  4. A

    Headphone routing question

    Apologies in advance for a beginner question, but I'm trying to understand the right way to handle this situation without having to make edits each time: 1. When playing out, I use a poweramp & cab, and therefore don't want cab sim enabled in the unit. 2. Practicing at home is via headphones...
  5. supersonic182

    Going into tube return / AitR

    I came to terms with FRFR long ago, even if begrudgingly, and now I get it and it’s all fine. Now I’m more ballsy with my EQing etc to get what I’m after. It’s a nice hill to have overcome, and now I’m taking a crack at going through the return of my tube combo again. I always took the rule of...
  6. J

    Bug? Empty factory cab banks

    New user of FM9 here. The unit arrives yesterday, but when I test it, some scenes don't sound at all. Looking at the cab asigned, i see that factory 1 and factory 2 banks of cabs are empty (only the first one are there), and when i assign some legacy cab, it sounds ok. After reinstall firmware...
  7. S

    Stereo cab recording help needed

    Hi Everyone. I have a basic Amp into Cab setup. Cab is set to stereo with 2 different outputs running into panned left and right inputs into UA Apollo 8P. Trying to fine tune the cabinets and I ran into something and don't know why. When I mute the left side in the cab block, the gain goes...
  8. FrancescoC26

    Question About Celestion F12-x200, is it ok if I do this?

    Hello, having read the hundreds of threads about FRFRs i stumbled upon these celestion speakers, and i already began planning for my future monitoring solution (i dont have an unit yet but i am a serial planner LMAO). I was wondering if it was okay to mount two of the F12-X200 inside of my old...
  9. A

    What stock cab will get me closest to a Fender Oxford blue label like what a Quad Reverb has?

    Can't find any fender oxford speakers in the stock cabs. I'm trying to replicate a fender quad reverb, so what stock cab should i use?
  10. Tremonster

    Fm3 as Cab Simulator

    Hi everyone! My question is: Does anyone know if I could use my Fm3 just as a cab simulator with a real head (I think maybe it depends on the head having a line output)? I'm not sure that can be done, I think not. But if possible I would like to use my head with a real 212, the fm3 for effects...
  11. ruso

    Only Two Cab Slots? No Problem!

    I've seen a few people asking about this, so here's a tutorial I put together on how to Combine Impulse Responses using an FM3, a DAW, and Impulse Response Utility. There's a few reasons why you might want to do this. For example: You want to run additional cabinets but the two available cab...
  12. D

    AX8 Power Amp/cab Live

    Kind of a counterintuitive question, but does anyone use a power amp/cab set up live and mic the cabinet to FOH instead of sending a cab sim to FOH? I have recorded rehearsals this way to a console and it sounds great… I would also entertain sending a cab sim to FOH, but I’m afraid the tone will...
  13. S

    Playing through cab and PA issue

    Hello all. I have an Axe Fx III and I am trying to run through a real cab (without IR) and through a PA (with IR) at the same time... PA tone is coming out of output 1, cab tone is coming out of output 2. I have the basics down, split chain before the cab IR into output 2 without the IR, but for...
  14. J

    Need help for the AX8 to power amp and cab

    Hi guys, I use the AX8 on my rehearsal through the Seymour Duncan Power Amp Stage 170 and to the Harley Benton G212 Vintage. But the sounds is a bit poor and there's a lot of noise and peaks. I don't know how to solve it…. I can't find many tutorials on how to set it up correctly, maybe is...
  15. S

    Which cab packs are included in the Axe-Fx III?

    Hey guys, I’m just about to receive my AXE FX III MK2 and I’ve been preparing myself eagerly for it! I was looking at a few cab packs notably the ML cab packs for sale on the Fractal website. However, I read somewhere on the forum that the AF3 comes with some 3rd party cabs. Can I kindly ask...
  16. P

    2 signals to 2 cabs using 1 amp

    Hello, all. I have a question regarding rig setup. Is it possible to run two signals into 1 power amp (Crown XLS 1000) and have one signal go to a bass cab and another to a guitar cab? My guitar player and I have decided to use cabs for stage volume and I was wondering if we could run both of...
  17. plasmatic

    Studio Monitor Tone Match?

    I primarily use my III through monitors (JBL305s) and they sound great! The tones I create translate well to a PA where I play live. I also have a Fender Mustang IV amp that has stereo FX return and can be setup to be a power amp straight to the speakers or with some processing of the internal...
  18. J

    Best Power Amp for Cab?

    Hi guys, I'm getting soon a cab, probably the Harley Benton G212 Vintage. But looking at the power amps can't decide between the seymour duncan 170 or the Palmer Macht 402 or maybe the Harley Benton GPA-400 for its low cost, and I saw good reviews on it. Do any of you guys have any expericence...
  19. G

    FS Atomic CLR Active Wedge (BE) (SOLD!!)

    Atomic CLR in perfect state. Only used at home. (Belgium) Bought in 04/2019 so still under warranty. 800 Euro
  20. alezuniga

    What do you think about this possible rig?

    Hi dear AX8 friends, right now I'm exploring the possibility of a new rig configuration. AX8 => Seymour Duncan Power Stage 170 => BareFaced Reformer 112 The BareFaced cabs seems to be a great new design to maximize the sound of a guitar cab. I don't know how this will work, but I have good...
  21. Danny Hayoun

    Cab IR’s and tone...

    So, I’ve owned the AX8 for over a year or so And I think I’ve got a pretty good handle on programming sounds that are appealing, though I think that I could use some more help understanding the idiosyncratic resonances of certain cabs and IR’s made by fellow users or companies such as Ownhammer...
  22. Kelleys Heroes

    Yek's amp guide questions

    I spent some time reading through this guide last night. Aside from the very practical insights into how to use the actual FAS models, it was perhaps the most I have learned about amps in a single sitting. I can't wait to really dig into some of these models on my new Axe 3! A few questions...
  23. Feiner-mechaniker

    Dedicated cabs to Amp-types

    @Cliff: Is it possible create a possibility to get information with which built in standard cab you created your Amp-modeling for the certain types? I recently played in vacation with my old POD HD (which is so far wüaway from Axe Fx). When you chose an amp there is a dedicated cab automatic...
  24. I

    Carvin R1000 noob

    Hello! Our band is new to having halfstacks! Last year we got a Carvin R1000 for our bass rig paired with an Ampeg 4x10. After 5 months which included a tour and several shows, two speakers ripped. I think there was too much power for the speakers to handle. I do know know much about speakers...
  25. Vinny

    Drive and Saturation in Cab

    I`ve been playing with these a bit lately and dig the extra warmth they can give. Anyone else utilizing these parameters? On a side a natural born tweaker I can`t count the hours of practicing I`ve lost to tweaking over the last 3 years. I'll have a great gig tone wise and then think...
  26. camilovelandiamusic

    Wish Cab Number Copy/Paste

    Sometimes, when auditioning/blending IR's, I would like the possibility of lining up consecutive IR's in the four Cab spaces per Cab Channel without having to go to Cab Picker and scroll through every single one. Instead of having to move to the next Cab and scroll through the Cab Picker, it...
  27. J

    Ax8 running FOH with cab model and stage no cab model

    Ok so I’ve had my AX8 a few months and I’ve discovered some limitations and how I want my live set up to be. I’m running my AX8 with cab modeling Direct and I’m running a cab with the power stage 170. I have an idea how I’m going to run the signal without skipping delays/reverbs and the Fx loop...
  28. D

    Argentina Got The 3!!

    Hi everyone! After a 7 month wait it's finally here! And it's insane!! I love it! Even though i've been reading a lot, I have just (for now) one silly question i cant find on the internet. The cabs names will tell you the speak config. the mic that was used, a name that represents the real cab...
  29. grantcooper2

    FS Mills Acoustics Afterburner 412b 4x12 Guitar Speaker Cabinet

    DESCRIPTION: Mills Acoustics Afterburner 412b 4x12 Guitar Speaker Cabinet - STRAIGHT in all black - with Warehouse Guitar Speakers ET65 (x2) and Veteran 30 (x2) in X-pattern wired up with a single MONO jack - 8ohm. The back jack plate does allow you space to re-wire for stereo and add an...
  30. B

    Vetta combo HP

    hello everybody, I have a vetta combo that i don’t use anymore. I have an AX8 , :D. But, i think that i can use the speaker as frfr cab. I have found no specs. I just know what is written on it. Does someone try? ( sorry for my english i am french)
  31. S

    Cab packs methodology

    So, I've bought a couple of cab packs, like most of you good people, and I was just wondering how some of you manage all the options that come with them ; some packs have huge amounts of mic iterations. I've picked some cabs that I like, but to be honest, I feel like my choices were guided by...
  32. guitarfreak365

    Cab block Preamp defaults to none?

    Does this always default to none? How do you guys run yours? I'm not really finding much info on this. I'm using a Friedman Be VI with a 4x12 Fractal GB M160. Any advice on that one in particular?
  33. guitarfreak365

    Problems switching from physical cab with a mic to direct

    Im kind of lost. I have been running my axe fx ii with a real cab with the cabinet modeling off. Last night at practice I decided to go direct and switch the cab modeling on to a similar cab to what I own. A MESA 2x12. Any way I thought it sounded killer and seems very transparent and cutting...
  34. A

    HBE w/ ML Cab Pack 13 (Contextual)

  35. D

    I'm turning the cab selection knob for days and days

    The easy answer to my problem is take the laptop downstairs and choose cabs from the list. Easy - yes, but i use the front panel just as often. I have oodles of cabs to choose from, that's great. I turn the knob forever to find a cab I want; especially if its a downloaded cab. Is there a...
  36. Nakul Sharma

    Difficulties I m facing to make presets for Live purpose

    Hey all. Came up with queries. M very much satisfied with my axe fx 2. I play live mostly. In lounges(pubs). M having difficulties in making patches. Eq basically. I have ganelecs(8040a) but my room isn't sound proof. My sound varies massively when I mix on ganelecs and when I hear it on stage...
  37. Choptones

    [Choptones] the most complete Impulse Response Packs (IR)

    Hi guys! In this thread i'll post ChoptonesIR Pack updates! We use several hi-end Microphone Preamps and Microphones (Like for our profiles pack) Check them out! Here's some demos! Many more packs are coming! Check them out! :)
  38. houstonwehaveuhoh

    Friedman Launches ASC-12 500-Watt Powered Monitor

    Looks dope, and really makes me want to get rid of my ASM-12. The only thing the ASM-12 doesn't have going for it is the form factor, and this looks to be a solution for that. What does everyone else think?
  39. Moshermax9

    Axe FX through Avatar 1X12 Sounds Thin

    I've recently got a 1x12 Avatar cab to use for smaller gigs, and bring to practice. But when I was using my patches I usually use with my 4x12 they are sounding thin. I'm thinking I need to redo those patches, and supplement bass in the patches because of the smaller cab. But I would like...
  40. Milco

    Smooth solo tone!

    Hey guys made this solo tone using the solo clean with a bit of drive from the ts808. What other amps or methods have you used to get a similar tone? Let me know what you think!
  41. Marco Fanton

    AX8 and Redsound FR Cab

    test with my new Redsound FR active Speaker
  42. Teej

    Matrix GT-1000FX Advice

    I have a GT-1000FX that I run with my Axe Mk II and wanted some advice regarding setting levels correctly so I don't blow a speaker cab. At my band's practice space I currently have a Seismic Audio 2x12 that has two 16 ohm Eminence Man O Wars in it. I re-wired them in stereo so the RMS wattage...
  43. Mojumoju

    Poweramp help/suggestions

    Hi guys. I'm currently running my Axe FX Ultra through a Crown XLS 1002 (bridged), into a 2x12 (8 ohms) with 2 Celestion v30s. Now the volume it's putting out is very low. I'm having to crank the power amp to 11 and my patches to clipping level just to keep up with the whole band. Now would...
  44. kisslorand

    Fixed Delay parameter in the Cabinet block

    I use the delay parameter in the cabinet block for comb filtering (stereo cab block, both cabs centered, one cab delayed), to tame the HF in a more natural way than the high cut parameter does. However the parameter doesn't work as expected under values of 0.042 ms. Below this value it still has...
  45. dtpancio

    Petrucci V30 Mix-like IRs

    I tried many Mesa cab IRs, from the stock library, the free ones from ML, some stuff from Ownhammer, etc. but no one match Petrucci's tone like the Petrucci V30 Mix. Can you tell me what's the closest UltraRes IR (or a combination of two) to the Petrucci V30 Mix? Thanks in advance.
  46. M

    Running 2 Ax8's into a 2-channel poweramp to feed 2 4x12 cabs

    Hey all, the two guitarists in my band are using two Ax8's, running the main output 1 to FOH via the XLR out. I want to run the second output into a poweramp feeding 2 Marshall 1960A's for monitoring. Is there a way to run two Ax8's into a 2 channel power amp to feed the two cabs, each in mono...
  47. R

    Velocity 300 power amp with Axe Fx

    I've got a Rocktron Velocity 300 with a mono Orange 2x12 that I'm trying to run my Axe Fx II through. I need to run the amp in stereo but because I have a mono cab I have to sum up the channels from the amp. Could anyone help with what kind of cables I would need/how I can set this up? Thanks.
  48. acidfrost

    Export IRs to wav

    Hi, I've bought multiple cab pack to use with my Axe-FX a while back, but now just realized there's no .wav files, so can't use it outside the axe or Cab-Lab. Is there any way to convert IR to .wav? Thanks.
  49. G

    .syx cab not loading into axe manage

    hey all, I'm new here so sorry if this has been answered. I have the redwirez ir pack and I want to load a specific bass cab into axe edit but for some reason it says "file type not supported." The file is labelled axe fx and is a .syx file so I'm unsure why this is happening. For reference...
  50. musicman0001

    Best IR for live & recording

    I would like to challenge AXE FX and/or ir manufactories to create a IR PACK of the most used or most recommended ir (cab & mic) for playing live but moreover for RECORDING plus which cab IR your missing So please post your top 5 IR cab + mic (+wish + which genre you use your irs)

    ML USA Bass Cab Pack Preset-Cab Bundles in the mix!

    I'm doing some beta tests for the upcoming ML USA Bass Cab Pack and I thought I'd share. I'm using "Punchy" for the verses. "Growl" for the riffs. "Distortion" on the choruses. :) How does it sound to you guys? Are we ready to launch? :)

    Cab Pack: ML USA Bass based on Mesa PowerHouse PH1000

    The pack was just released! Click here to find out more. I'm officially announcing this pack now after just submitting a hopefully final version to official FAS beta. Expect to hear more clip soon. Meanwhile I apologize since this is my first week slappin da bass mon. My good friend @shaunb...
  53. J

    Stereo issues / Set-up problems?

    Hi everyone, I am running an AxeFx 2 with a mesa 50/50 power amp into two 2x12 cabs. While it sounds good I seem to have lost some 'tightness' and bottom end. I also think I am hearing some very minor modulation when I let notes ring out. I have gone through the IO menu and made sure...
  54. P

    Axe FX II XL+ into power amp+cab

    Hello ! I've had the Axe FX II XL+ now for two weeks and I'm thinking of getting a power amp + cab. Now I'd like to know what power amp and cab you're using to get some ideas. I've heard good things about the Matrix but I have absolutely no idea what cab could be a good sounding option. I play...
  55. J

    Is my rig "safe"? Poweramp into cab questions.

    Hey guys. Picked up a Carvin DCM2000L to run into an Orange 4x12 with my Axe FX 2. I'm currently running the Carvin in bridged mode, but I'm not sure if this is safe. Am I going to overload the speakers? Orange speakers are rated 240W at 16 ohms.
  56. musicman0001

    Stock vs Commerial Cabs (and where to start)

    I've changed recently from gigging to home studio recording and made my first recording with axe fx, but with factory stock cabs. Was not planning to buy a lot cabs, but I really wonder after reading forum (and many use non factory cabs) if the are soooo much better and worth buying. so I have...
  57. Ophidiuchus

    How to tell which files are UltraRes 2 and which aren't?

    Hi, The title sums it all. I have several Cab files (.wav, .syx and .ir) that I would like to know HOW to differentiate from their UltraRes 1.0 or normal IR file. Can this be checked on CabLab or in the unit itself?
  58. musicman0001

    Post Amp Moddeling FXloop EQ-ing Filtering low & highs & separate Block

    I bought ROKIT 6SE monitors and Native Komplete Audio 6 for HOME and have made loads of presets to play with. See lot's of people having the CAB directly after the Amp. And when going live through PA it sound pretty similar then the Rokit 6 monitors. EDIT: So nowaday's I trim the LOW CUT FREQ...
  59. Keg8605

    Rewire Orange 4x12 from 16ohm to 4ohm

    Thought I'd post my question here. I'm embarking on a stereo setup for one of my bands and have a carvin dcm1540. I'm considering rewiring my orange 4x12 16ohm to 4ohm to gain max output from the carvin in stereo. Anyone think this is a bad idea?? My second cab would be either a mesa 2x12 or...
  60. M

    Best power amp for Axe Fx Ultra to use with a 4x12 cab?

    Hey I want to use my Axe Fx ultra with a 4x12 mesa cab. I read somewhere that it would work if I used a power amp. What are my options as far as power amps go? What are the best sounding power amps that would work in this situation? Best sounding and best sound vs. price options? Thanks for...
  61. pull75

    Technically could you RTA speaker cabs?

    Technically couldn't someone RTA their cabs, wedges etc. and compare it to the direct signal of the fractal and EQ their Cab/wedges accordingly? For example I'm running 2 10" wedges powered by a crown amplifier in stereo. Could I tune those wedges and power amp with a RTA mic and program and...
  62. Georgy

    Who reckons their s.state power amp gives the same 'punch' as..

    Let me rephrase the question.. Who believes a solid state power amp (be it a Matrix or Behringer etc) can produce the same punch/air movement/'feel' etc etc, as their valve power amp/valve head through the same cab?? We're not talking FRFR here guys, we're talking non-FRFR. Curious to know...
  63. E

    FOH vs Stage cab sound (EQ)

    Need advice on the best way to EQ my sound for my cab. I run output 1 to FOH and output 2 to a power amp and cab. I love the sound of the output 1 but my live room sound from my cab is too bright and harsh. If I tone it down via the amp block, it will obviously change the FOH sound which I...
  64. Crapshoes

    Bass tone for modern aggressive music

    So, as the primary songwriter for my band, I've realized lately that my lack of appreciation for a good bass tone has left our music lacking in the low frequency department. We've never had a bass player, so in the studio I always end up recording the bass parts. As a band, we're trying to...
  65. Clockwork Creep

    What guitar amplification would you use live? (Metal music)

    Hey there. Let's say you are a guitarist in a metal band. You play in relatively small pubs and clubs and you need guitar amplification. The front line of the audience are listening mostly to the stage audio, not the PA. You want the front row of the audience to experience your show at it's...
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