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So What's New on the III? ...(Axe-Fx II vs III)

Discussion in 'Axe-Fx III Discussion' started by relaxo, Jan 29, 2018.

  1. #1 relaxo, Jan 29, 2018
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    relaxo

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    So far what sticks out to me as MOST impacting overall are:

    -huge leap in CPU mojo to allow more powerful algorithms (better, more complex tones and more room to expand and create new features.)

    -much more I/O allowing this to be used as your main DAW interface for one thing. (I assume this will have a built-in digital mixer now or soon to allow complex routing of audio signals within the guitar-realm and the DAW-world and the fun intermingling in between the two?)

    -along those lines, the III now acts as a powerful fuller-scale midi interface as well.

    -still along those lines (and many other lines as well) the conversion quality of the AD and the DA converters is reportedly vastly improved. Axe-Fx will be more clear, less harsh and more natural sounding in bedroom to studio to arena.
     
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  2. FractalAudio

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    Channels!!!

    Channels are the cat's sphincter. Many blocks, including the amp block, have four channels. Channels switch instantly.
     
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    I just read the product page. Congratulations to FAS in advance, this looks incredible.

    Channels should be awesome! I'm on the waiting list!
     
  4. Smittefar

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    Isn't channels 'just' the same as X/Y, just with two more states? Are channels completely without audio gap?
     
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    looks cool I am on the list .

    Question what is the price point .maybe i missed it in the product specs.
     
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    So let's hope, that I won't have to sell my grandma for this unit. BTW.....anybody interested in my grandma?
     
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  7. FractalAudio

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    Basically except they switch instantly and seamlessly.
     
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    No gap. Seamless. Mind blowing. You can put so much in a single preset.
     
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    Vintage? Relic? pics please :p
     
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  10. simeon

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    the only thing i saw was the 8 plex multidelay and an RTA block

    i would hope that there are some new algorithms...or perhaps the opportunity to add some new ones as time goes by...
     
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    you been beta testing?
     
  12. DropTheSun

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    Any info when these are arriving to G66 in europe?
     
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  13. #13 iaresee, Jan 29, 2018
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    Yes.

    An early comment: there are so many delay blocks, I’m a little sad Allan [Holdsworth] won’t get to use one.
     
  14. relaxo

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    I'll take her if she's one of those rich grandmas who love to spoil kids...like me...with Axe FX IIIs, IV's and V's and set up recording studios and stud-pads in NYC, London and the Alps for the grandkids.
     
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    ahh...new algorithms? very cool...
     
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    You don't want that. Pretty sure 'bout that. ;-)
     
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    And now in a 3U frame? Ack.....gonna have to rethink my rack layout.
     
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    Game over! :D
     
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    Large screen meant we had to make it 3U. But it's much shallower than the II.
     
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    Will the controllers be compatible with the XL+?
     

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