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Presenting... The Axe-Fx III

PumpkinKing86

Inspired
Does the space for 512 presets include factory banks or are those all user banks?

Does the FC-6/FC-12 have the same limitations of the MFC where it can only access the first 384 presets?
 

CodePoet

Forum Addict
@FractalAudio - Hey Cliff. What is the "FIR Accelerator" mentioned in the AX8 performance number on the CPU graph and does that refer to a stock AX8? Congrats on the launch!
 

Hubi

Veteran
Here is an example of amp channel switching. I switch back and forth several times between two channels, one less distorted and one more distorted.

www.fractalaudio.com/tmp/amp_chan_switch.mp3
I think that´s fast enough for playing live - and much better than the Axe II x/y switching. It will be fast enough for playing rhythm with solofills .Usually it´s better to switch to a solosound with neutral filter and an drive additional in a another scene without gabs.
 

Hubi

Veteran
One thing that would be cool would be the ability to use 3 or 4 amp blocks.
Useful in a band with one bass and 2 guitars by example or mixing amp blocks for reamping etc...
the more ampblocks are there in Axe III, the less gear will Fractal sell............We also do this in our band - two guitars through on Axe II MK II - works great, but a lot of programming.
 

54321pj

Inspired
Really cant wait for the III now!
I would really like to see the manual for this embedded into axe edit.
So when you hover over a dial or parameter it shows the corresponding part of the manual in a "pop up" window.
Would be really useful for the steep learning curve.. Especially if the presets from the II are not forward compatible.
 

nikk©

Inspired
Fractal Audio Systems is pleased to present the Axe-Fx III, our all-new amp modeler and multi-effects processor. Here are a few words from our press release:

"The Axe-Fx III culminates dozens of man-years of development in a truly state-of-the-art product. Equipped with four processors, the Axe-Fx III contains more raw processing power than any hardware effects processor ever made, by far."

You can learn much more about this exciting new product at http://www.fractalaudio.com

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Wow!!

May the force be with you!!

Congrats :)
 
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Hubi

Veteran
If you haven’t seen this yet check it out. Larry Mitchell playing on the new AXE FX III

Seems like Larry is having a good time....especially the jamming at the end :)

Display is a little bit diffue in the video - this was the Brit Super? Sounds very clear, very good.

The boot time is great !
 
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