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Re: Vortex in Repeater's effects loop

yeah, the vortex is an instrument level device 
designed for inline use with guitar, bass, etc..
the repeater effects loop is line level.
not much you can do but put a level boost after the vortex...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "plain jane" <info@plainjanemusic.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 3:14 PM
Subject: Vortex in Repeater's effects loop

> I just got a Vortex and I have been using it in my Repeater's effects
> loop.
> It works great but one frustrating part is that when I engage the
> effects loop it brings down
> the output volume considerably. This is a problem when I switch the
> effects loop on and
> off which causes very noticeable volume fluctuations.
> I have the input level on the Vortex set just below the overload level
> and the output volume is
> at 64, which I assume is full. 
> I am feeding my Repeater stereo inputs from my Pendulum Acoustic guitar
> preamp and recording to track 1&2 and then to track 3&4. I first noticed
> this problem when I recorded a loop to track 1&2 and then turned on the
> effects loop. The volume dropped considerably. 
> Is this a common problem with the vortex or is there something I'm doing
> wrong with the Repeater.
> Thanks any help is much appreciated!
> Kevin McPeak