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Re: Glitch in Repeater's loop
Hmmm interesting. I bet/wonder that this might be done to a blank loop,
so you'd be able to create
your drone on the fly.... I will try this for sure.
S V G wrote:
> As I was working with my Repeater last night, I came upon a
>workaround that many people here
> on the LD list have complained about... the glitch at the end/beginning
>of a loop, especially
> noticable with a sustained sound like a drone.
> This can be gotten rid of with the "trim" function. One tap of the
>trim switch puts you in
> "beats" mode, the second tap puts you in "seconds" mode. It is this
>second mode that you want.
> The process looks like this:
> 1) Record your loop, either stopping at the end or continuing in
> 2) Hit the "trim" button twice to enter "seconds" mode.
> 3) Turn the "Loop" knob two clicks to the right, trimming .02
>seconds off the beginning of
> the loop (or whatever amount works best for you).
> 4a) One more hit of the "trim" button gets your back into the
>regular screen. This trim then
> can be undone.
> 4b) Hold the "trim" button for 1/2 second to enter "Trim Cut" mode.
> Hitting the button one
> more time confirms the cut operation and the unnecessary tip is then
>forever circumsized. At this
> point, even the pills that make your loops grow 3-4 inches will be of no
>avail. :) In other
> words, this is destructive editing, it cannot be undone.
> All this is detailed on page 26 of the Repeater manual.
> I tried this using a microphone and singing into it, the loop has a
>very obvious glitch in it
> every time it loops around. The trim function almost completely erases
>that glitch. The only
> glitch that I could detect was from the difference in my singing voice
>at the beginning vs. the
> end of the loop.
> Even though this is a bit of a hassle, still I can complete this
>operation in less than one
> second. Unfortunately, there are currently no MIDI commands to control
>this aspect from a
> pedalboard. To those who would complain of having to do even this,
>perhaps this is a small price
> to pay for other benefits that would otherwise not appear on the
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