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Re: Solution for Stereo EDPs and Timing Drift: Three Critical Parameter Settings

If you want to use one EDP...try using a short stereo delay and a stereo
reverb - it will add space.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Hamburg" <mark_hamburg@baymoon.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 9:43 PM
Subject: Re: Solution for Stereo EDPs and Timing Drift: Three Critical
Parameter Settings

> This is probably my least favorite thing about the EDP since I happen
> to really like using threshold recording. Well, this coupled with the
> fact that unlike the Jamman you can't make an EDP interoperate with a
> stereo signal without a mixer. Hence, the choices seem to be:
> * 2 EDPs in the rack but forego threshold recording
> * 1 EDP and a line mixer in the rack
> I've just switched over to the first configuration. Still to be seen
> whether I stick with it.
> I really wish I could find a small box I could stick in the back of my
> rack to take a stereo signal, feed off a mono-mix to the EDP, and then
> mix the mono return with the existing stereo signal.
> Mark
> On Sep 15, 2004, at 11:06 PM, Kim Flint wrote:
> > Hi-
> >
> > Just to emphasize since others seem to have this issue: for stereo
> > Echoplex units, Threshold recording will cause the loops to go out of
> > sync. You need to set Threshold = 0.
> >
> > The threshold parameter sets an audio threshold so that loop recording
> > does not start until you begin playing. With stereo and threshold on,
> > both units will begin in a mode waiting for the audio. The audio will
> > always arrive slightly different between the two units, so it will
> > cross the threshold at slightly different times to start the
> > recording. The loops will therefore usually end up being slightly
> > different lengths, and they drift out of sync. We tried for some time
> > to think of a way to make this work but never found it.
> >
> > kim