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Re: Getting rid of the Vortex...

Where do vortex users place the processer in their signal chain? Pre or 
loop. mixer aux send etc??

>From: mark <sine@zerocrossing.net>
>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>Subject: Re: Getting rid of the Vortex...
>Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2003 13:14:26 -0700
>I've owned a Vortex and I kind of agree, though I'd change what you said 
>about it's operating system.  The OS is fine, it's the display that 
>I've got other Lexicon gear that is programmed in a somewhat similar way 
>but is much easier to get around in.  The Line6 stuff does look great and 
>is priced right for sure.... except that you can get a Vortex for less 
>the price of one of the Line6 pedals.  Do the Line6 pedals let you save 
>presets?  Also, you can still find Electrix gear on Ebay for about $150 
>that has an amazing layout in terms of tweakability.
>Mark Sottilaro
>On Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at 10:20 AM, Jair-Rohm wrote:
>>Well, after considerable experimentation i've decided to get rid of the 
>>Vortex and get a Line 6 Filter Modeler to go along with my Line 6 Delay 
>>Modeler and Jamman. The Vortex is cool. Deep in fact. Really deep. After 
>>investigating it and reading everything i could find on the subject 
>>(here's an especially nice page 
>>http://members.aol.com/soundfnr/vortecho.htm) i've concluded that i 
>>do anything that the Vortex offers with the two Line 6 boxes and 
>>expression pedals. A lot easier also. I found the Vortex operating 
>>to be less intuitive than the Line 6 devices. Plus, stomp boxes are much 
>>more immediate than rack mounts (when you're working live).
>>So what's the point of this post? Well, if anyone has any compelling 
>>arguments for the Vortex over the Delay Mod/Filter Mod combination i'd 
>>like to hear them.
>>Thanks and happy looping.
>>Jair-Rhm Parker Wells
>>Glass Thought Communications
>>"Records for people to listen to at home."
>>+46 708 940893

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