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Re: I/O was: Guitar Rig

Even running in to a mic pre with the guitar signal, he's going to run in 
to impedance issues unless the pre has a DI.

--- On Mon, 8/11/08, Mark Smart <marksmartus@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Mark Smart <marksmartus@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: I/O was: Guitar Rig
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Date: Monday, August 11, 2008, 6:26 PM
> Hi Rich.
> Sounds like what you're describing might be caused by
> not having the guitar
> signal loud enough when it goes into the computer. I see
> that the Alesis
> IO26 can amplify mic-level signals. Are you plugging into a
> line input? Is
> there a trim adjustment on the line input to make it work
> for the
> lower-level guitar signal? If not, you might want to try
> running into a mic
> input instead.
> Alternatively, if your guitar amp has an effects loop, you
> might try running
> the effects send out into the computer instead of the
> guitar, and the
> computer's output into the effects return.
> I am using the AudioFire 4, which has two channels with
> preamps, so I'm
> plugging my guitar into those. It works well because I can
> run my Copeland
> hex pickup signals into those 2 inputs, and then process
> them separately in
> Guitar Rig using the Split modules. Very cool.
> -- 
> Mark Smart
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