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Re: eventide orville

thanks for that info.

I'm searching for a good price on one.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Italo De Angelis" <italoop@libero.it>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: eventide orville

> Hello Anthony
> the ECLIPSE is a very poweful unit...5 times the processing power of an 
> H3000. It's the only 1 space rack unit on the market performing at 
> 24bit/up to 96KHz sampling rate. It has 40 seconds delay memory, 
> preamps, polyfuzzes, up to 8 voices delays/pitch shifters/comb 
> taps/ring modulators/chorus/flangers. Reverbs are AWESOME !!!
> It also offer different reverbs like PLEXVERBS, using complex feedback 
> routings between delay lines and detuners...to get a very particular 
> grainy texture, quite popular among "experimenters" 
> (Tibbetts/Brook/Fripp/Aarset/Gunn/Kaiser)! "Normal" reverbs are simply 
> outstanding: I have just got back from Oslo where I spent a few days 
> with Jan Garbarek. We have designed reverb algorithms (and more...) , 
> trying to achieve the best possible sound Jan wants. Well...after many 
> years of touring and recording with a 480 and G-Force, Pcm70, 
> Pcm80...jan will start his world tour in the coming fal with his brand 
> new ORVILLE...leaving all those boxes home. He was simply floored by 
> our reverb algorithms. Eclipse verbs are better than a dsp4000 in 
> quality, so no mistery it sounds better than an MPX1.
> You will also find dozens of other algorithms (reverse delays/reverse 
> shifters/etc) for any kind of processing & mangling. Gtr distortions 
> are very unique. 
> Eventide has a Support Area/Forum on the web : EVENTIDE HELPS.
> Join it at:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eventidehelps/
> there you'll find lots of info/users interaction/MP3s/patches to 
> download/tutorial documents and more
> also you can get Eclipse manuals here:
> http://www.eventide.com/eclipse/eclipse.htm
> Learnig curve for Eclipse is not an issue.
> best regards
> Italo De Angelis
> > I bougth an MPX1 when it first came out and used mostly slightly tweak
> ed
> > presets initially.  Once I rolled up my sleeves and programmed a few o
> f my
> > own and then linked a midi controller to "patches" I was really impres
> sed.
> > Its like a vortex on steriods and then some and it sounds great!  (I l
> oved
> > my vortex, but couldn't tolerate the rolloff above 12kHz).
> > 
> > But I'm still coveting another high quality FX box.
> > 
> > I'm a little surprised that the MPX1 reverbs don't hold up as well, bu
> t the
> > Eclipse is rough 3.5 times as much $$$ for what the MPX1 is going for 
> these
> > days.
> > 
> > I own no Eventide stuff.  How steep is the learning curve to program i
> t?
> > 
> ___________________________________________
> Italo De Angelis
> Preset Design Engineer - Audio Division
> italo@eventide.com
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eventidehelps/