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  1. guitars69

    Vetta 1 with FBV Whammy effect possible?

    This is obviously really old, but... Yes. Use the "Bender" effect under Synths. Then in the System Settings, set the pedal you want to control it.
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    Vetta vs Vetta II

    I've I'm not mistaken, the only difference is hardware. The VII has the digital interface stuff built in, but that can be bought separately.
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    Only Plopp from speakers when switching on/off

    I've had more luck with questons here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/647483512018911/
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    Reaper not seeing Helix Native Demo

    Hi HelixCustomer, See the "Edit" button to the right of the list of file locations? Click it. Then click Add. Then browse to the folder that holds the Helix plugin and choose the folder Or you can just type into that field directly. Add a ; to the end and type in the path. As for what the proper path is, I can't tell you that. You presumably installed Helix to the default path, or you changed it during installation to some other location. I'm not a Mac user, so I don't know what the default location is. If you don't either, look it up in the manual maybe, or try searching for the .vst3 file.
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    Panning not working in Reaper bus

    I'm still figuring Helix and Reaper out today, but I did find that the Helix routing options are a bit confusing. I just had a similar post actually. I think you need to adjust the panning in Helix as well, and possibly mute Path 2 since it runs in parallel by default. FYI, you could just use the folder option in Reaper and pan the individual child tracks for right and left. But the bus routing works too. 1) Load up a parent folder track, or bus 2) Add 2 child tracks, or sends, and pan them 3) Add Helix to the parent track 4) Add an effect to Path 1 5) Drag the effect down until the parallel path line appears 6) Hover your mouse over the point where the path splits until you see a circle 7) Click on the circle 8) Set "Balance A" all the way left, and "Balance B" all the way right 9) Click on the circle on the other end where the two lines meet back up 10) Set the A Pan all the way left and the B Pan all the way right 11) Click on the Input "Host" icon for Path 2 (bottom left) 12) Change it to None You should now be able to put guitar L and guitar R through separate MONO channels in Path 1 (1A and 1B). If you need more processing power (if you're doing 2 guitars - you will): 1) Click on the Output "Host" button for Path 1 (top right) 2) Choose >2A 3) Do the same thing as above for path too... e.g. add an effect to Path 2, drag the effect down, adjust the split and merge point panning options. This will give you 2 separate guitar signals throughout, panned hard left and right. You would THINK you could simply route guitar 1 to Path 1 and guitar 2 to Path 2, but that does NOT appear to be the case. You have to route guitar 1 to Path 1A (L) and guitar 2 to Path 1B (R), and then chain Path 2 if you don't have enough DSP to do what you want.
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    Reaper not seeing Helix Native Demo

    1) Make sure the path to the plugins is correct. Options>Preferences>Plug-ins (left nav)>VST (left nav)>VST plug-in paths Add the path to the Helix Native (x64).vst3 file if it's not in the list already. I don't know where that is in a Mac. You'll need to check the default install location. Then use Re-scan to have Reaper look at everything again. If that doesn't work, try Clear cache/re-scan instead - which will take longer.
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    Dual signal routing

    Hi gunpointmetal, This was unfortunately in the wrong forum area. I'm not using the hardware, but I'd like to buy one eventually. :) Issue is sort of resolved. The Helix doesn't seem capable of routing something to path 2 independently, but you can route through the left and right of path 1 into path 2 to get more effects. I was trying to route a 2nd instrument into Path 2 directly, more like how the Pod Farm 2 plugin works. The paths are completely separate, but are mixed down to stereo at the end. Thought the Helix would work the same.
  8. Hi Fr0sty! Thanks the post. I was able to do what you posted that using my "Working" screen shot basically. I can either run dual mono paths in Path 2 (my screen shot) or a single stereo (your screen shot). In either case, the confusion is about the inability to feed Path 2 directly. It seems the best you can do is chain Path 1 into Path 2 and add on more effects. I feel like Line6 has given us two Pods, but forgot the input jack on one and only provided an effects return. lol I'm guessing maybe they did this since they have to mix everything down to a single stereo output. I would have much preferred 2 stereo outs, but could have settled for a single stereo out while still maintaining different paths. Like Pod Farm 2 I guess. Either way, I can at least get 2 mono guitar signals panned L and R like I wanted... Just not how I expected.
  9. I've been reading the Signal Routing Examples in the manual, but I can't seem to get it to work properly. I'd like to run 2 different signals (such as 2 guitars) into Helix Native (DAW is Reaper), and have Signal 1 feed Path 1, and Signal 2 feed Path 2. I can do this with a single path, but I run out of processing on that path quickly. All I can seem to do is route Signal 1 to the Path 1A and Signal 2 to Path 1B... But I can never get anything to go directly into Path 2 from the Host? I've tried panning the tracks, and even feeding the Helix channels 1/2 and 3/4 from my DAW, but it doesn't seem to pay attention to inputs 3/4 at all. Path 2 seems to only take in channels 1/2 in parallel to Path 1, or in series, if you alter the Host output option. See "Guitar Inputs" for seemingly logical path that doesn't work. I also tried out the Parallel Paths option as described in the manual, but that doesn't work for this. If both the input and output blocks are split, then the audio is simply running in parallel, as intended based on the name. So I can't feed signal 1 into Path 1A, and feed signal 2 into Path 1B separately. See "Guitar Inputs Parallel Paths". Closest thing I can get to work is setting up 2 stereo paths and adjusting the panning everywhere so that one side stays left, and the other stays right. That gives me the full power of both paths, but it seems like a really convoluted way to accomplish this. See "Working". Am I missing something? Or is this just not possible? How dcan you route something different to Path 2?
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    Dual signal routing

    I'm effectively trying to use path A for one guitar, and path B for a different guitar, simultaneously. I want to get one Helix, and control two guitarists in my band. :) Hmm. This is apparently in the wrong spot. I'm talking about Helix Native (although I aim to achieve the same thing in hardware if I can afford one some day). I'll move the thread. Thanks though!
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    Dual signal routing

    Anyone?
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    Dual signal routing

    I've been reading the Signal Routing Examples in the manual, but I can't seem to get this idea to work... I'd like to run 2 different mono (or stereo) guitar signals into Helix (DAW: Reaper), and have guitar 1 feed Path A, and guitar 2 feed Path B. At best I can get both signals into Path A and split them L and R and/or series route them into Path B... But I can never get anything from my host to go directly into Path B by itself, and either come out channels 1/2 or 3/4 in the DAW. Am I missing something? Or is this just not possible? I also tried out the Parallel Paths thing, but couldn't get the signals to route as expected. I was expecting to be able to put the left side of a stereo signal into Path 1A and the right into Path 1B, and use the panning at the end to get them to the right spot. To test I was trying to add Modulation to just the right side... No matter what I tried, everything was still panned center?
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    DSP Limit

    I just got Helix Native, and tried chaining two instances so that the first had Doubler enabled, and the second was just supposed to be a dual amp setup. I found that for some reason the instant I put two amps into the 2nd chain, it summed to mono. If I had an amp on one side, but not the other, the 2nd instance was still in stereo. Since I'm new to the program, I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong or not.
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    Spider V 240 HC built-in speaker options

    Can you verify if the Head is doing any EQ compensation for the 412 cabinet in the "On" mode? I mean, if you turn it on, does the head also apply an EQ curve to the speaker output that is meant to flatten out the L6 Spider V 412? Or does it only use a crossover for the cab and head? If it does apply EQ, I'm thinking maybe it would be best to get the matching Spider V cabinet, rather than use my Spider Valve v30 cab which will have a different EQ curve.
  15. My Toneport UX8 has died. I spent a fair amount of money fixing other issues with it recently, so I don't feel it's worth the investment to repair this problem too. So I just bought a Behringer U-Phoria UMC1820 to try out for recording instead. So far it's working well, and has surprisingly low latency options (haven't tested them all though). It's working well at 128 and 256 so far. However, with Pod Farm 2.0 Standalone, I have a few problems with this device: 1) I can only select 1 input channel in File > Preferences > Hardware > Input Channel. With the Toneport I believe I could select 2 inputs for say vocals and bass simultaneously, no? Is this expected behavior when using a non-L6 audio interface with the program - You can only process a single input, even if the interface has more? 2) Every time I restart Pod Farm 2.0 the Input Channel settings resets to Input 1, even though I'm trying to set it up on Input 2 as the default. Guess I'll just have to swap my physical settings since I record guitar most of the time, but that's kind of annoying. 3) Usually when I switch input channels, the output volume of the same patch becomes very loud (into heavy clipping) compared to the identical patch when loaded in Pod Farm VST. Switching presets, and switching back seems to reset it to the expected volume though. 2) Clicking ASIO Settings doesn't open the UMC control panel. Clicking the ASIO configuration in Reaper is able to open it just fine, so it seems to just be an issue with this.
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