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Latency of Axe-Fx II vs Axe-Fx III?

Discussion in 'Axe-Fx II Discussion' started by Willrock, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. Willrock

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    Do we know whats the overall latency of Axe III compared to Axe II?
     
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    They are the same.
     
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    Not that it matter, but....Is there a room for improvement (less latency) since its gonna be a faster processor? \m/ \m/
     
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    Not really. The converters are the limiting factor. It's already way faster than anything else.
     
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    Axe-Fx II latency (and thus also the III) is 1 ms.
     
  6. Willrock

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    Thank you guys! now if i can just reach my 10th post so i can post some clips..
     
  7. Willrock

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    nevermind. Its my 10th post ;)
     
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    Hmmm.. There's some controversial info on the wiki :

    "Axe-Fx II
    (Axe-Fx II) "All the amps have the same "latency" and it is so low as to be imperceptible. The total system latency is about 1ms." source
    AX8
    (AX8) "The latency is the same as the Axe-Fx II." source
    (AX8) "Latency is fixed and does not change with CPU usage. It's less than 2 ms." source"

    Whatever it is, it's low enough for me :)
     
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    What's the controversial part? 1ms is less than 2ms.
     
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    Well sure, we could say it's less than an hour too :D
     
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    I have to walk pretty far away from my cabinet before I notice any latency at all - which is the same as if I had a regular amp. On stage, it's totally imperceptible to me.
     
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    Total latency is 4ms through my interface, and that's perfectly acceptable to me.
     
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    :eek: AXE FX III
     
  14. #14 zenaxe, Jan 30, 2018
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    Note that sound travels like, .6 meters in 2ms. So unless you are a comic book character or something if you 'feel' that delay it is in your head. fun fact: You would have to be playing at 30000 bpm for 2ms quarter note. Or about half as fast as Michael Angelo Batio typically does (who *is* a comic book character, as near as I can tell).
     
  15. FreeMind

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    You get a higher latency from having a longer cable than you do from the axe FX...
    The amount of latency in the axe is so small that it shouldn't bother anyone at all.
     
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    Um... no. Electricity travels 122,760 miles per second so you would have to have a 122 MILE cable to get 1 ms delay.
     
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    I'm much more interested in the "soundcard" latency?

    Hopefully it will be much better than the II XL?
     
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    Err... Yeah... I was thinkin more like, you are standing in the distance from your amp, because of a long cable...
    But ok :)
     
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    Haha! Makes sense!
     
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    Probably has more do to with the rest of your processing chain outside of the Axe-FX.
     

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