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VoiceLive Play - Preset With No Guitar Effects

Craig
posted this on Jan 07 18:28

Repost from Mike:

Is there any way I can create a blank preset (I've seen the videos using voicesupport) for a GTX that has NO effects on the guitar input, but can still use effects on the vocal input?

 

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Craig
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Hi Mike,

I re-posted your question as a new post, rather than a response to Frank's question about screen reversal, just to keep the questions separated.

Hmm, when you say 'no effects on the guitar' do you mean a completely dry signal? Do you want that on all your presets? If so, I'd use the IN/THRU and bypass the internal processing for guitar altogether. It'll still pick up your chord information for harmony etc

If you want just that single preset to have no guitar effects, you'd change the AMP style to Acoustic and then make sure you turn the Reverb, Delay and uMod levels to OFF and set any EQ hi, mid, low levels to 0db.

Hope that helps!

Craig

January 07, 2014 18:32
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Mike Elliott

I see that, sorry not used to these forums yet.

 

yes, I want NO guitar effects at all, I just want to use the looping function.  Does the looper still go out the "thru"?

January 07, 2014 18:38
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Craig
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No worries Mike, using these forums is new to all of us!

The Looper won't go out the THRU, so you'd have to use the second suggestion I made. If you want no guitar effects for any preset, follow the above instructions, then go into the setup menu and turn GLOBAL GUITAR FX: ON. This will apply the current guitar effects (none in your case) to all of the vocal presets.

Next, set the unit to Dual Mono output. That way, you'll get mono vocals (with effects) from one XLR and mono guitar (no effects, since you turned them off) from the other XLR.

Cheers,

Craig

January 07, 2014 19:25
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Mike Elliott

Thanks Craig, that's what I have done now.  It adds just a little too much gain for my setup.  I am running a Hughes and Kettner amp (Redbox DI) out to the GTX.  All my effects are controlled through a midi rig including a G Major 2.

If I run a blank preset, the guitar sounds great but the vocals efx have to be added downstream (my mixer).  And I don't benefit from harmony etc.  If I run the Acoustic amp, it adds a bit of gain and degrades my guitar tone but I benefit from the vocal efx.

 

I am sure I'll find a happy medium with the gain controls in the GTX and amp.

 

Thanks for your quick reply! TC is lucky to have a great tech like you!

 

Mike

January 07, 2014 19:34
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Craig
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Heya Mike,

When you use the Acoustic Amp, you can still use the Level control to adjust the gains for your guitar. I'd set the guitar input level according to the manual (just before clipping), then use the Amp Level control to get a good sound within your headphones, then use the Guitar Mix control to adjust (likely turn down) your output level so it's useable at whatever other device you're going into.

Does that make sense?

-Craig

January 07, 2014 19:41
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Mike Elliott

Yep, that's the way I am going to have to do it.  The problem is with the integrated redbox on the huges and kettner, it's a balancing act with the masters to get decent tone and not overdrive the input on the gtx (or any input for that matter).  Going from a gig that I use the DI/GTX, to a gig that I am using a speaker cab (no GTX) will require 2 sets of master settings on the amp.

January 07, 2014 19:44