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New Axe-Fx lll owner

Discussion in 'Axe-Fx III Reviews' started by Jim Dimenno, Nov 26, 2018.

  1. Jim Dimenno

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    I have had the FX lll for a couple of weeks now after selling my FX ll+ and taking the plunge. What attracted me was the big increase in processing power along with some pretty impressive YouTube vids of the unit. I must say I find the amps more articulate, if you will. I have not gone through them all but so far I find the Mesa Recs have much more clarity in their roar now, still in love with the Plexis and some of the models seem to have a little more bite--yesssssss! But the effects! Those delays and verbs! It just blows me away every time I play through it. Playing in stereo is new to me and I am hooked! FAS, well done!!
     
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    Hang on ... it just keeps getter better and better. Welcome to the fam.
     
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    I noticed the delays and verbs have something to them that was not there in the XL, the amps do as well, especially the fenders. Overall it is a quite noticeable improvement. Welcome to threedom!
     
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    Oh yeah. I've always been a fan of spatial effects. I remember listening to some of the 80's hair bands and thinking how cool the "arena rock" sound was! I was never quite able to really achieve those sounds until now! And then some!! Why, I can actually make it drip and ooze from my speakers if I want to!!
    MMMmmmmmmmmmmmmwwwwwwwwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!
    Sorry, too much caffeine today. But you get the point.
     
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    Welcome to the III zone!
     
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    Thanks! Every time I plug in I am amazed. There is definitely some "secret sauce" in the lll. I'm finding more natural compression in models, particularly Class A amps. Also an overall improvement in dynamics and pick attack. For me the lll is a "feel" players dream! Love it!
     
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    Hi

    I am thinking about getting the III. I have heard the amp models sound more "realistic" and have also heard the amp models have a more realistic "feel" in regards to how the AXE reacts to your touch

    Do you agree?

    If one can spend the money do you feel the extra $$$ is worth it?
    I had a AX8 and an AXE 2. Just sold my AX8 like an idiot and got a Kemper. I like the Fractal better. So after two days I am returning the Kemper and will get an AXE.....Grrrr
     
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    The FX lll is a feel players dream imho. Touch sensitive, cleans up at the guitars volume control. Its a big step up from the FX ll. I also own an FX8 which is great. I run that with a pair of Vox AC10s. The stereo effects are awesome. Lets just say I am a very happy customer!
    Jim
     
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    I must say after having the II, the III is a pretty big step up. Having a nice color interface is a huge improvement. Plus to me it sounds a bit "better" overall I would say. And it's quite a bit more powerful...
     
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    Welcome to the family...!
     
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    True dat ... volume knob on guitar works amazingly well ... take a plexi for example. Dime your guitar and it’s crunchy plus, roll back to clean.
     
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