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Re: Looperlative compared to laptop...
i would like to see some the EDP SUS feature implemented into the LP1.
I like this effect alot and would love to have it on the LP1 (i am
really thinking bout it). Any chance it will happen? Is it up there
on the feature list?
On 1/26/06, David Kirkdorffer <email@example.com> wrote:
> Spot on. Well said. Now, about those black fingernails... :-)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steve Lawson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Loop List" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 5:45 PM
> Subject: Looperlative compared to laptop...
> > >>I have high hopes for this unit. The only reason I wouldn't see him
> > selling many hundreds of units over a few years is that people might
> > just decide to go for a computer and be done with it (and get all the
> > other stuff too). But if this works as advertised, it'll beat a
> > computer hollow for this one specific purpose...<<<
> > For me, it already beats a laptop - I just haven't found a laptop
> > setup that responds in a way I want it to, one that i'm confident
> > won't glitch on me, one where I don't have to look at the screen
> > (everyone has their foibles, and one of mine is that I can't be doing
> > live music while faffing about with the computer itself...)
> > Kim once commented that for him, the interest in the Echoplex was all
> > about the interface - that's why he wasn't interested in developing a
> > software version. That makes perfect sense to me. I'd rather use a
> > stack of EDPs than a laptop. But for the way I play, the looperlative
> > does pretty much everything I was using my multiple EDPs for with a
> > few additions, and it does it in a more stable way than any computer
> > set up I've tried.
> > Someone commented that 'the looperlative will be cool when each
> > channel does everything an EDP can do' - for you maybe that's true.
> > To me, it's BS. There are loads of things the EDP does that the
> > looperlative won't do for a long time - very specific development
> > ideas that came from the combined wisdom of Kim and Matthias and the
> > others who had input - Andy B, Andre etc - there are things that just
> > work great with the architecture of the box, the brother sync
> > feature, the specific way it multiplies, and a lot of the granular
> > stuff.
> > A lot of these ideas may inspire looperlative developments - that's
> > all down to what people request and what Bob is able to implement,
> > and anyone building a looper would be a total fool not to look at the
> > feature set of the Echoplex for inspiration - the current software
> > loopers are pretty much exact copies of the Echoplex feature set -
> > but the LP1 already has a character of its own, it has a different
> > architecture, a different hardware model and a whole load of
> > potential features that the Echoplex couldn't do because of its
> > specific hardware constraints.
> > It's all good,
> > Steve
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