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Re: E-H 16sec Reissue Update
Amen! It was just plain stupid of them to put that count-down 'feature' to
Thanks for the update.
>From: Legion <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: E-H 16sec Reissue Update
>Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 11:37:27 -0800 (PST)
>Thank you SOOO much for posting this. EH is being (as always) very
>secretive about this upgrade (no info on web site, no info sent out to
>retailers, and I got a cryptic email that didn't really answer my
>Apparently all "new" units are shipping with this chip but I didn't get
>any info on how you can tell if the unit has it done already or not. If
>you (or anyone ) get's this done please post to the list and let us know
>how it works. From what I've been able to piece together in the new mode
>there is no count in and you can start/stop the loop (and presumabaly
>internal clock) on the fly by stepping on the record switch (this is how
>the orignal worked).
>Apparently the unit can be set back to the count-in mode by the user with
>some special button presses.
>What I'd like to know is if the unit still spits out midi sync in time if
>you start and stop the loop manually and if you can reset it to internal
>clock but NOT have the count in.
>I AM thrilled to see EH came to their senses and made this option as the
>previous system of having ot play to the pedal's internal clock was very
>counter-intuitive to improvising and made NO sense given how the
>original (and virtually ever other looper since) works. If this will allow
>the user to stomp in the loop points and then spit out midi sync that
>would make it about 300% more useful and I'd probably make it my main
>looper for live use!
>On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, egdono wrote:
> > For anyone that uses the E-H 16sec Reissue, there is an upgrade
> > now that allows you to disable the count-in and set the loop endpoints
> > the fly.