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From: "L.A. Angulo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Yes,id second that,Digitech has perhaps great
> engineering but poor reliability in my experience...
> --- Carabee Computerr Solutions
> > > Really? I've owned lots of Digitech devices (my
> > first
> > > looper, in fact) and I've never had a single one
> > break
> > > or fail in any way. I wasn't thrilled with their
> > > latest guitar processors, and perhaps they've gone
> > > down hill, but I'd be careful of making blanket
> > > statements like that.
> > >
> > > Mark
> > I've got to throw my .02 in here, I'm a fraid. I've
> > had terrible results with
> > DigiTech equipment (guitar processors) for three
> > reasons:
> > 1 The basic pedal activation design is inherently
> > flawed and certain to
> > fail over time (foot switch compresses a rubber
> > square that then depresses
> > the switch on the circuit board). Rubber compresses
> > and then hardens after
> > time and doesn't bounce back anymore..
> > 2 As far as the RP series goes, the pedals are so
> > tiny and close together
> > that you need to turn your foot on its edge to avoid
> > hitting adjacent
> > pedals.
> > 3 Ridiculously long dropouts when switching
> > between patches. Absolutely
> > unacceptable for live performances.
> > For those reasons alone (and there are several more)
> > I would never invest in
> > another DT product again until I was certain that
> > these issues were fully
> > addressed.
> > Brian
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