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Axe-Fx III Dimensions and Weight

Discussion in 'Axe-Fx III Discussion' started by Admin M@, Jan 29, 2018.

  1. #1 Admin M@, Jan 29, 2018
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    Admin M@

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    For those who asked or were wondering, here are the dimensions and weight.

    DIMENSIONS
    Width:
    19.00in (482.6mm)
    Height: 5.16in (131.1mm)
    Depth: 11.530in (292.87mm) including front handles and rear jacks
    Weight: 15 lbs 2.4 oz (6.87 kg)
    Shipping Carton: 23" x 17" x 12" (~21 lbs./9.5 kg shipping weight)

    Here is a drawing with additional dimensions:
    https://www.fractalaudio.com/downloads/misc/_DIM-PDFS/AXE-FXIII_Dimensions.pdf
     
  2. lauke-lux

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    11" deep is good, leaves some space for power supply directly on a 7 pins midi cable & maybe even a wireless.
     
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    For comparison to the Axe-Fx II XL+.

    AXE-FX II (2):
    Width:
    19.00in (483mm)
    Height: 3.5in (88mm)
    Depth: 14.25in (362mm) including front handles and rear jacks
    Weight: 14.75 lbs (6.7 kg)

    AXE-FX III (3):
    Width:
    19.00in (482.6mm)
    Height: 5.16in (131.1mm)
    Depth: 11.530in (292.87mm) including front handles and rear jacks
    Weight: 15.15lbs (6.87 kg)

    AKA:
    The Axe-Fx III is:
    Same width as the Axe 2,
    47% taller than the Axe 2 (aka 3U)
    24% "shallower" than the Axe 2
    3% heavier than the Axe 2.
     
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    Representation of depth differences.

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    you've got skills, Nicolas
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Looks like your peaking your inputs on the III...;)
     
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    FWIW, that's actually where you want them for a good signal. Red isn't peaking.
     
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    That's silly. I still think that the idea that red isn't peaking yet, is a weird idea, and I remember I got a lot of flack for expressing that in the past... I was peaking at one point on the inputs without even knowing it, because the axe reds don't tell me that...

    Anyway, while the Axe is getting bigger and bulkier, Bias is releasing this:

    Total win.
     
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    Ok. You should get that then.
     
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    I have an axe fx 2.
    I'm good.
    Even if I didn't - Sound quality vs Size.... hmm....
     
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    I just want to know if the Axe FX IV will be 4u tall? Please? :D
     
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    From the Bias website - " Add to that a glitchless effects loop for your favorite effects and the ability to take pedals like a champ, and BIAS MINI makes the impossible possible."

    I've hear the Axe has some of those effects and pedals included? And that effects loop thingy?

    How lucky we all are to have such choices yes?
     
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    The only problem is the amp sounds and feel, they are just meh.
     
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    I agree. Ultimately, the thing that most people would actually buy this for is mediocre compared to the AX8 or Axe FX II.
     
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    What is the depth from the faceplate to the rear jacks? That's the part that I think would determine what depth rack to get.
     
  17. FractalAudio

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    Just under 10" from the mounting face of the faceplate to the edge of the jacks.
     
  18. #18 artzeal, Feb 1, 2018
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    How much heat does all this processing power put out? Is a 3U case adequate? Would 4U with a space above a better choice?
     
  19. #19 Rex, Feb 1, 2018
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    If a 3U case weren't adequate, Cliff would have chosen a different size.
     
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    Maybe he's asking about a suitable rack case.

    3U would be adequate if that's the question..
     

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