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Re: Setting Up my new Gibson Echoplex Pro
First plug your instrument in channel 1 for example
then take an aux out of your mixer and plug it in your echoplexs input,
then take the output of the echoplex and connect it to any channel of the
Now turn the send knob of channel one where your instrument is plugged
until you see a healthy signal coming into your EDP(green orange)
now start looping!
This way you can control the volume level of the loops and add things like
--- On Tue, 9/16/08, Todd Chambeau <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Todd Chambeau <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Setting Up my new Gibson Echoplex Pro
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 8:58 PM
> TH or anyone with a Allen&Heath,
> I got a Allen&Heath Mix Wizard 16 track mixer today. I
> apologize for
> being completely ignorant on the very basics here, but
> I've always
> been just an acoustic player, with no experience with
> mixing boards etc.
> Per your recommendations below, where exactly would I
> plugin to both
> the input and the output on the Echoplex? After that is
> solved, I
> would assume that on the back of the mixer, I will connect
> channel's direct out to one of the 6 Aux send inputs?
> Thanks in Advance
> On Sep 10, 2008, at 11:43 PM, Travis Hartnett wrote:
> > There's a variety of ways to handle it, but
> probably the simplest
> > would be to have a channel for each "source"
> (guitar, bass, vocals)
> > and the EDP in "post-fader" aux send, so
> that if the volume on the
> > channel is muted, nothing gets sent to the aux. The
> EDP would then
> > come back through the aux return.
> > Having multiple EDP's sync'ed together allows
> you to maintain total
> > track independence for your loops, so you can lay down
> a bass
> > grove, add guitar and vocals, then selectively changed
> each of
> > those three layers independently. This requires a lot
> of practice
> > though, to make seamless song-structures in the heat
> > performance, although it can be done. With just one
> EDP, you have
> > to plan in a different way if you want to have some
> elements drop
> > in and out of the arrangement, which requires a
> different set of
> > skills. However, it does cost less money.
> > TH
> > On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 8:37 PM, Todd Chambeau
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Thanks Travis,
> > Thats Great news. I wasn't sure how I was going to
> tell the wife
> > that I needed two more Echoplex's. I will be
> getting a mixer ASAP.
> > I am not too familiar with Mixer's either, so I am
> assuming that
> > the Echoplex will be sent to the Mixer Aux and then
> routed to each
> > channel?
> > Told you I was a caveman.