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  • FarleyUKFarleyUK Frets: 394
    Our omnipotent Lord and saviour has stated that what should be the final beta for q10 is with the beta testers.....

    I'm going to guess it'll drop in a week.
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  • meltedbuzzboxmeltedbuzzbox Frets: 7114
    sweepy said:
    The Fractal Forum is a very strange place indeed, any awkward questions and you are branded a Heretic :)
    a bit like here and the helix thread
    The Bigsby was the first successful design of what is now called a whammy bar or tremolo arm, although vibrato is the technically correct term for the musical effect it produces. In standard usage, tremolo is a rapid fluctuation of the volume of a note, while vibrato is a fluctuation in pitch. The origin of this nonstandard usage of the term by electric guitarists is attributed to Leo Fender, who also used the term “vibrato” to refer to what is really a tremolo effect.
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  • gearaddictgearaddict Frets: 498
    People love their Helices. :)
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  • sweepysweepy Frets: 1688
    edited July 11
    They are both great bits f kit, it’s down to taste and budget, esp as an Axe F3 is 3 times the price of the Helix equivalent oh and don’t mention the fan ;)
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  • peteripeteri Frets: 729

    Here's a question I haven't had answered successfully on the Fractal Forum - just a load of BS to be honest.

    The one thing which is really frustrating me on the III - because there's no FCx available yet, I bought a MC6 from Thorpy - I've got everything working well apart from preset up and down.

    I have the following:

    My presets start at 420

    So I have a footswitch which navigates me to 420 - works

    I have a footswitch which sends PC Scroll Up - at this point works

    I have a footswitch which sends PC Scroll Down - when I press this it starts scrolling from the end of the bank, which is useless

    Then pressing the scroll up again makes the preset jump to the next preset from where I started.

    Clearly the MC6 is keeping a memory of the programme it's on and sending that not a 'next programme' type construct.

    Ok, so I connect the MC6 to the III (Midi in to the MC6) - meaning the III can now send programme information to the MC6, but (of course!) that means when I change preset on the III it changes the MC6 programme each time.

    It seems to me, unless there's a bug in the MC6 - there's simply no way of having a foot controller move up and down presets, which is a joke.

    I would buy any controller which would overcome this - it's very annoying!

    Any ideas?

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  • FarleyUKFarleyUK Frets: 394
    Sorry mate, wish I had a AFIII to be able to help...! Is there an official email you can contact to try and get help? I think the Fractal Facebook group is slightly less toxic - maybe try there as well?

    On a tangent - what's everyone's high and low cut for the IR cab block set at? I use 2 DXR10's and normally had the cuts at 110Hz and 7KHz.... however, I've now changed it to 90Hz and 6.5Khz, and it seems a lot easier on the ears now.
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  • guitarfishbayguitarfishbay Frets: 6878
    You have to do those cuts by ear.  It depends on too many factors to be able to give exact numbers.
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  • drwiddlydrwiddly Frets: 316
    Never used a III but I'd have a look in the Midi settings to make sure it's not set up to start scrolling from the end of the bank. No idea why you'd want to do that but worth checking to see if it's an easy fix.
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  • peteripeteri Frets: 729
    Fixed it! It's on the MC6, both scroll up and down need to be in the same slot - obvious once you know it!
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  • DefaultMDefaultM Frets: 1865
    What happened on the fractal forum to make them post that annoying banner at the top of the page?
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  • FarleyUKFarleyUK Frets: 394
    DefaultM said:
    What happened on the fractal forum to make them post that annoying banner at the top of the page?
    Someone dared to question Cliff and used a smiley emoticon in a post when addressing him.
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  • sweepysweepy Frets: 1688
    I asked a question about the footswitch for the AxeFx3 and could sense the pitchforks being readied, I had the temerity to ask why the footswitch wasn’t available on the same release date as the rack unit as it was surely like making a car with some of the foot pedals missing, they seemed miffed :) . If Line 6 can do it for the Helix then surely it seems as though Fractal are  desperately trying to grab some cash in the short term whilst they readied the footswitch . Annoyingly I probably will still get one next year but I find the Fractal Forum so bloody arse kissy and full of fragile ego’s that it taints the product 
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  • peteripeteri Frets: 729
    Actually in the above case it's worked in my favour, I agree it's shocking and given the beta nature of Axe-Edit III, it's clear to me they needed to recoup some money so pushed it out.

    I'd have bought a FC12 without thinking, now I've got a few nice little rig working with a MorningStar MC6 and a Midi Mouse - does all I need!
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