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  1. VanDaven

    FM3 S/PDiF routing / signal flow

    I just received my FM3 and I am blown away by what it offers (even though I own the AXE-FX III). At the moment, it is connected to a Lynx HiLo via S/PDiF, examining an issue with a pretty low input level led to the following findings: • The FM3 S/PDiF output is dependent on the levels set on...
  2. Adder

    S/pdif for recording

    So I'm hearing that some of you guys are using S/pdif to connect to an interface. I was wondering how this equates to the regular main output XLR in terms of quality. As a digital output I would guess that this connection bypasses the AX8 D/A converter? One less process in the chain has to be...
  3. L

    AX8 & S/PDIF

    Hi everyone, after digging around I did find some topics related to the AX8 connecting via S/PDIF to interfaces but nothing helpful so far. I recently bought the AX8 and run it via S/PDIF into an Eleven Rack. If I run AX8 -> 11R -> Logic I need to have the assigned track for the AX8 selected in...
  4. JustinBourdeau

    Using Axe-Fx II for FX in Reaper?

    Hey guys, I've got a question for the routing and signal path geeks. I'm hoping I can explain myself clearly on this one: Before I start, here's the gear I'm using: AxeFX II Mark II Digi 002 Rack Reaper (DAW) I want to use my AxeFX as an FX box for my mixes in Reaper. For example, I'd like to...
  5. mwd

    S/PDIF What determines Master/Slave?

    I usually just fire my Apollo Quad to jam with my XL as I like the console function amongst other things. I'm hooked up via S/PDIF and the clock is set internal on the Apollo. I got a new AX8 and also hooked up S/PDIF. The sound was a bit fizzy and I read in another thread to hook up audio...
  6. CactusTone

    S/PDIF or Q7.0 Noise?

    Just started using S/PDIF to my Apollo 8 TB. Super easy single cable connection, but I'm getting some intermittent record player type "pops" in the sound now. I also updated to Q7.0 from the Beta. I did not get "pops" when I ran Output 1 XLR stereo into the Apollo in Beta. Has anyone noticed...
  7. istabile

    CHANGE I/O Settings via software?

    Hi to all, I'm looking for a simple information.... There are hopes to change I/O settings (switch analog1, S/Pdif...or FRONT/REAR) via software (Axe-Edit or midi)? I've the AXE-FX 2 in a far rack in my studio and I'd change all settings from remote. Any tips from you? Thank you :-)
  8. V

    XLR vs S/PDIF

    Hi All, Just wondering what the advantages and disadvantages are of connecting the AX8 via XLR or S/PDIF to a recording interface? I don't play live and do all my playing through a Saffire Pro 40 and studio monitors, and a bit of recording guitar through the AX8 with backing tracks. Is the...
  9. D

    S/PDIF vs USB vs TRS vs XLR-Best Sounding?

    The S/PDIF out seems harsh. I realize it does not go through any converters I assume on the Fractal and I know it does not when going into the Universal Apollo 8. Which if the above methods produces the best tone representation of the Axe? What does Fractal recommend? S/PDIFF is easy, and the...
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