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Re: preset nightmares (RANT)

Hear Hear!!
I agree.  This present nonsense gobbling up all that memory has got to 
  And only we can do it.  I suggest we begin emailing review of offending 
gear to Roland or whoever (I'll never forgive them for ditching the GR300 
for the GR700) and pester them until they know we loopers mean business.

>From: Jim Carter <Jim.Carter@bristol.ac.uk>
>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>To: "'Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com'" <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
>Subject: preset nightmares (RANT)
>Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 14:28:57 +0100 (BST)
>can we please stop rubbishing other people politicoreligious views
>and concentrate on slagging music equipment with non-erasible
>presets and plug in transformers.
>In other words, I totally agree with other loopers that (generally)
>useless presets taking up valuable memory sucks donkey (as I believe
>Americans say). Plus I have a plastic bag under the stairs which
>is stuffed full of plug-in transformers 'cos I power everything off
>a centrallised psu.
>I propose that we name and shame offenders:
>Black mark to --- Waldorf Pulse, 128 patches, only 40 overwittable
>and the biggest fuck-off monster plug-in transformer ever.
>Gold star to --- Korg Electribe, 256 patches all overwrittable!
>nice small transformer, will easily accomodate plugs either side.
>The only bit of kit I use the presets on is a Boss SX700 'cos I can't
>figured out how to program the bastard thing. Great effect but no
>wonder their selling them off cheap.
>Jim Carter
>University of Bristol
>Cantock's Close
>Bristol BS8 1TS
>Tel - 0117 9289934
>FAX - 0117 9293746
>e-mail jim.carter@bris.ac.uk

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