Nylon string guitar simulation

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  1. guitardoc

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    Does anyone have a nylon string guitar simulation and is willing to share it? Thanks in advance.
     
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    I really need to do some tone matches of my concert classical, and shoot some IRs of the body.

    Someday... (have kids)
     
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    How is the IR of a guitar body made?
     
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    Hi,

    Any news on this matter?

    Thanks!
     
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    funnily enough, i tried a tonematch the other day. i've had great success tonematching a gibson dreadnought for my graphtech piezo...sounds really, really good....but the nylon didn't work quite as well. i think i just need to find better source material.
     
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    Hmm, I don't have a decent nylon guitar at the moment - my son kind of ruined it when learning the guitar...

    I even wanted to use the nylon simulation with a Les Paul with Pearly Gates humbuckers - you think this might work? The acoustic simulation works surprisingly well.
     
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    Could you share the sim you already have please doc? Is it the one Scott Peterson did..?

    I haven't tried any and tend to use a piezo, but am intrigued to hear it with a humbucker [​IMG]
     
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    I haven't got one - I was the one originally looking for it...
     
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    Not sure, but I've seen at least one or two IRs that people have made of the guitar body (at least, I think so...). The concept of it makes sense to me.

     
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    Ah, I thought you said:

    I wasn't referring to the Nylon version, just the 'regular'... [​IMG]

    I've definitely seen Scott referring to a sim that he made for normal humbuckers, but don't see it on the Axechange [​IMG]
     
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    Even guitar modelers like the Variax and Roland VG systems don't produce such a great nylon string tone. They sound like a bad classical guitar with a horrible pickup, with a bit of banjo thrown in . I haven't yet tone matched my VG sim to a good nylon guitar. Perhaps it will help.
     
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    I have been using the "guitar modeling" in my GR-55 thru my Axe FX 2. I plan on tome matching the real guitars with the models. I'm curious how the nylon will sound. That being said, I think Simeon is right, having a good source is key.
     
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    Not technically an emulation but the best nylon tone I've heard are the Fishman Aura Nylon "profiles". (Which I assume use an IR of some kind?)

    But these really are designed to be used with actual nylon guitars to morph under saddle transducer pickups to sound more like a microphone on an acoustic instrument.

    I'm guessing this is like a live tone match in the AxeFx? Deconvolving the under saddle signal with a microphone signal of the same source, i.e. while you strum chords up and down the neck.
     
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    Ahh - sorry for me mixing it up. When I'm back home at the weekend I'll post a copy of the patch.
     
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    In the end, you'll just buy a classical guitar with a piezo like I did. EQ/reverb ain't gonna do it.
     
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    I hate the sound of piezo ust pickups with classical guitars. They are quacky with steel string guitars but on classical guitars, they just wreck it.

    I either mic my classical, or use an Epiphone solid body SST classical with the Fishman Aura pedal to kill the piezo quack.
     
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    The Fishman Matrix Infinity piezo has little to no quack on my steel string, and on my classical it sounds quite right.
     
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    The Shadow nylon piezo is not bad.
     

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