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Re: Repeater Memory & Flash Cards?

on 11/3/01 6:30 PM, Tim Goodwin at deepbass6@earthlink.net wrote:

> I'm pretty sure there is an 8 minute loop limit Mark.  I'm not sure about
> the manual, and I have yet to record an 8 minute loop, but I saw this on 
> site and heard it direct from tech support when I called them.  I was
> disappointed because I wanted to my Repeater to also act as a standard
> digital recorder (i.e. 256MB card recording up to 50 minutes of
> uninterrupted music).  But I was told that it wasn't possible to do that.
> If this limitation does not exist or if they solve this limitation, the
> Repeater could double as a digital record for non-looped jam sessions and
> gigs (with enough memory, of course).  Cool eh?
> --
> Tim
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Sottilaro [mailto:sine@zerocrossing.net]
> Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2001 5:55 PM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Repeater Memory & Flash Cards?
> on 11/3/01 11:11 AM, Greg Waltzer at gwaltzer@optonline.net wrote:
>> A 128M CFC will give you about 24 minutes of recording time.
>> I believe there is also a limit of 8 minutes per loop.
>> WAM wrote:
>>> Hi, I'm new to looping machines outside of a computer & am interested 
>>> the Repeater.
> I went through the manual, and didn't find anything about an 8 minute 
> per loop.  As far as I can tell, if you've got the memory, you can go 
> much to it's end, give or take a little for the extra files the Repeater
> uses to identify a loop.
> Mark Sottilaro
YIKES!  You're correct.  Although no mention of the limit exists in the
manual, I did clearly find this spec on their web site.  Oh well.  8 
it pretty long in the loop dept.  Coming from a Jam Man, I can't complain.

Mark Sottilaro