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    Help with wah pedal assignments

    I do this, but when I save it reverts back. Glitch maybe? Thank you
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    Help with wah pedal assignments

    I am running two paths, different amps etc. If i have a Wah on both, and want one at 100% with toe up and the other at 0%, and vise versa toe down, how do I do this? When I change parameters and save it always goes back to 0-100, not 100-0? Make sense? Is this a global control setting or something I am missing?
  3. So I am on 2.5, ready to go to 2.6. However my computer had crashed and needed to reinstall all my programs after repair. So I have no Helix edit at this point. Should I download 2.5 and save everything, then download 2.6? Last upgrade finally went smooth, don't want to screw this up! Thanks for advice, is there anything else besides edit I need to install again?
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    using input impedance to control tone

    I am curious about this well. That is one of the few functions I have not spent much time with. But I have experimented with a few patches and got good results. I noticed Scott on the Helix Channel messes with the setting. Seems like most people just leave it on auto, in the end I guess it's what sounds good
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    4 osc noise

    did the update awhile back. just noticed when I add a 3 or 4 OSC, it plays a loud note just adding the block. unuasable. the same models in the factory presets work fine, just in new patches? rebuild? which buttons are used for that? thx!
  6. nice! think it's a very cool addition
  7. I wonder if the legacy version of the helix model would be less dsp?
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    Noise Gate - Anyone else find it really impacts the tone?

    I agree with the snapshot settings as stated above, the other thing that I do is if I feel it's going to be a noisy patch, I turn it on and design my patch around it, as opposed to designing my patch and then turning it on and hearing a difference
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    2.31 Release Date

    I wonder if the new update can sound like message in a bottle finally? ;) I just finally did 2.3 a few weeks ago, and am enjoying it very much, so whenever is fine by me. still want a phase Im not hearing, verbs will be great, though I dont have much problem with these. love some kind of quirky petal, better key or synth or weird delay.. its all good whenevr whatever
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    New Helix user looking for ideas

    Choice of speakers aside, stick with monitor/frfr and give it two months. you will go through an amaze phase, then regret and wondering if it was right, then you will find bliss.. its a great forum, and a great machine. few tips, turn hum and ripple all the way off for starters, then add sag for more blusey stuff or leads, less for heavier sounds. read about cab cuts and adjust those, esp with lower tunings. have fun and good luck!
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    few issues before updating..

    Last time I updated was 2.11 and somehow my helix saved everything except my snapshot data. was a huge pain to redo 50+ patches from scratch so I have been gunshy to try again. But I am very anxious to update, and have some time before next round of gigs. so I saved my setlist to my pc, then imported into empty slot just to see if they saved correctly this time. The names of the songs were there, no data what so ever though, empty signl paths..I bought some of Glenn's patches awhile back, export setlist, imported to new slot, same thing. Why wont my helix save things correctly? I did save an individual song, and it worked fine. So should I just save individual songs, update, then reload individul? no setlists or anything? And would I then have to save my IRs and load the same? Ugh, glad they updated this process for 2.3, just want to get there safely, I would pass on updating forever if I had to redo all my snaps again!!
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    3 amp blend?

    I have done a few similar patches. Obviously DSP is the main thing. I have one I am very fond of where I run two paths with regular amps and effects, then a third path for a clean overtone. I do not put any amp on that path, just a IR or cabinet some Reverb and delay.
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    line6 (helix) haters on YouTube

    I ran my x3live into the front of dual powerblocs and 2 4x12s. Could add a little extra gain and eq that way. As much as I love my helix, Ill put that rig against any still! My helix still can't do everything that rig did. Of course there are new things it can do as well;)
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    Mono vs. Stereo delays

    That being said I use a stereo rig and have for years. The trick for me is just a pan things just slightly left and right. It definitely thickens and spreads without getting that awkward phase or loss of signal on one side.
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    Alto ts212

    I bought two Alto ts210. And love it. I put them on a pole behind me for stage volume. I tried one and was not happy but I've always been a stereo guy so once I added the second one I was in heaven. I have not tried some of the more expensive yet either but it seems to be translating to our QSC main system very nicely. I haven't noticed a volume difference between the XLR and quarter inch personally but I haven't really tried. I do however hear a lot of extra hiss when I use a quarter inch and I don't know why. Maybe it's the extra volume? But they are super quiet with XLR. I keep them turned at 12, and my helix right around 12 as well and it's pretty dang loud
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