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Re: Yamaha MFC-10 owners read this, OT

I wish you luck Yamaha in Australia is much worse than that.
They were the Marshall inporters, every time you ring you get voice mail,
you leave the messge and nobody ever rings
Wonder why Marshall just gave them the flick and chose another company to
handle their tubes on PCB

----- Original Message -----
From: <SoundFNR@aol.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2001 12:46 AM
Subject: Yamaha MFC-10 owners read this

> I've been claiming the MFC-10 MIdi Footcontroller had a serious latency
> problem for a while now.
> Recently i got Yamaha UK ( a tech guy called Dusty) to confirm this.
> He basically said that Yamaha(parent co.) wouldn't be interested in this
> all, and that his job was helping folks who didn't understand their gear,
> sorting out stuff like this.
> So basically Yamaha have a 0% feedback policy, or so it seems.
> I was unable to find out (from Yam UK) whether or not Yamaha were aware 
> this fault, or even if a software update had occured in the life of the
> product.
> Presumably its just a matter of them programming a smaller delay, just
> enough to debounce the switches.
> Any other MFC-10 owners may care to join me in getting on to Yamaha about
> this. The main point is that the MFC-10 is unsuitable for looping devices
> because of this , and that MIDI control looping devices are getting more
> popular now.
> If anyone wants to phone from the UK I'll give you the number to ring
> (mail me off list)
> and anyone outside UK could join in too.
> Mail me off list and I'll keep you up to date.
> ...and if they get enough complaints maybe there'll be some action.
> andy butler