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Re: EDP and a BIG burst of static/hiss


Never seen what you mention, but I have, very rarely, had one of my EDPs
have a very high gain during overdub.  Straight record of a loop would be
fine, multiply, insert, etc.  But Overdub would be at very high gain
levels... producing a high-gain hiss.  Rebooting has always fixed it.

This only happens once a month or so.  I've learned to check the Overdub
situation right away when I power up to play.

Anyone else seen *that*?

Mark - Probably because you're such a prolific list member, with great 
and a relatively positive attitude - I find myself wanting you to like the
EDP :)  I know you do, but I hate hearing that you may have a bum unit,
which is frustrating I'm sure!  Hope you get it all worked out.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Sottilaro" <sine@zerocrossing.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2002 1:52 PM
Subject: EDP and a BIG burst of static/hiss

> Hey.
> More EDP woes for me.  I think I may have gotten a lemon.  Yesterday
> (after reseating the eproms) I booted it up to do some looping.  Upon
> hitting record for the second time to define the loop length, I got a
> big loud static/hiss sound that just sustained until I cleared the
> loop.  Imagine the sound of a radio between stations.  After clearing
> out the loop, it proceeded to work fine the rest of the night.
> Has anyone else had this happen?  I searched the archives and found
> nothing exactly the same.  I've got two gigs coming up where I'd like
> to use the Echoplex, but frankly, I'm nervous about trying to use it
> live as it's been unreliable so far.
> Mark Sottilaro
> On Sunday, September 8, 2002, at 11:21  AM, Louis Rossi wrote:
> > Ciao James,
> > I got mine at Alto & it was a real good purchase. The folks there were
> > real nice & sent it to me promptly too.
> > I'm actually going to buy the Digi Mbox from them soon, as they seem
> > to have the lowest price & because of the positive experience w/ the
> > EDP purchase
> >
> > Cheers
> > Lou
> >
> >
> >
> >> From: Jhsidlo@aol.com
> >> Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> >> To: loopers-delight@annihilist.com
> >> Subject: Gibson Echoplex
> >> Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2002 13:53:41 EDT
> >>
> >>     How good are the new Gibson Echolplexs? Any recommendations on
> >> where to
> >> purchase? Alto Music had them for about $750. Also anybody familiar
> >> with the
> >> Yamaha SU200? Is it a floor pedal?
> >>
> >>
> >>                                 Thanks,
> >
> >
> >
> >
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