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RE: Glitch in Repeater's loop
If you are able to figure out how this might be done on the fly, would
you mind posting the instructions?
> 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.
> Mark Sottilaro
> 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
> > playback mode.
> > 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.
> > OR
> > 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
> > instrument.
> > Cheers,
> > SVG
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