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  1. Were you cranking the saturation when hearing that hiss? Past a certain point, the Saturation will turn "fizzy" I'm using the effect very subtly.
  2. I freaked out when I heard that Helix 3.10 had a tape saturation effect with Retro Reel. Doing a lot of home studio recording, more often than not I would add a tape saturation plugin to guitar tracks. Tape plugins bring a nice "3D" quality to digital tracks. I've been wanting an effect like that in the Helix for sometime now. To the point I was considering buying a JHS Color Box to put in the chain somehow. The Retro Reel is an exciting development. In my findings briefly testing it out, if you use the Saturation subtly it pronouncedly raises the mids. I'm not one for super scooped mids, but additional controls in the effect for that frequency would be nice. I like that includes selectable tape speeds 7.5,15, and 30 IPS. That shows Line 6 was interested in the nuances of tape effects. I'll have to do more experimenting with the relation of saturation and textures levels to each other, and see if I can find a magical combination. With it being listed as a modulation effect, I don't know if Line 6 made it for the exact purpose I use tape plugins, but I'm excited to experiment and see if I could make it a nice "Pixy dust" finisher at the end of the chain.
  3. This mod has my curiosity. I bought the version that works with the floor model when I had to replace my Helix LT due to it's standard expression pedal breaking. The SP1-L6H serves just as volume pedal due to lack of toe switch. One goal would be to set up the external control to control volume with switch disengaged an then wah while engaged. And set up the built in expression pedal for say a whammy pedal.
  4. JHS Colour Box Doing home studio recording, I'd be interested in some sort of console emulation that could potentially give my Helix routing a more "analog" sound. The JHS Colour Box is a pedal that supposedly emulates a Neve console. I doubt it would be too much of a challenge for Line 6. https://line6.ideascale.com/a/dtd/JHS-Colour-Box-or-some-other-sort-of-Analog-console-emulation/1007325-23508
  5. I have the Powercab Plus. It does the job quite well. I went with the plus thinking that I would use it as the IR loader and save DSP in the Helix. But that was abandoned due too now treating the Helix as a "studio" Like adding EQ and compression at the end of the chain like Jason Sadites on YouTube shows. Also, it's just easier for the IRs to be in Helix. So the standard Powercab would serve you just fine.
  6. I recently started playing live with in-ear monitors. For my Helix Patches, I always do a high cut of 10k on the IR block. Playing live with the in-ears, a tone that I considered well balanced sounded like it had more high end. Decided to experiment with the global EQ. One thing that caught my attention was that the high cut seemed to be different than in IR the block. Even with a high cut of 10k on the IR block, the high cut on the global eq seemed to take effect at 17k...which kind of baffles me because I thought those frequencies would already be delt with the cut on the IR block. Do all the various ways of high/low cutting in Helix behave differently?
  7. I don't know if it was mentioned in this thread or not, but an easy way to navigate through all the mic and mix options when you buy an Ownhammer pack is to use the options in the Quickstart folder. Those are the mixes Ownhammer considers to be the best blends.
  8. Updated to 2.91 last night. After QUICK testing last night, it seams to have fixed my issuess with the volume knob, static clicking noise when browsing IRs, and IRs being frozen on some presets. Haven't had time to give it a full session though.
  9. New issues for me: The volume knob glitch everyone has been posting about. Glitch with IRs: On SOME presets the IR is "frozen" I'll try switching between different IRs, it will show the name of whatever IR, but can tell by sound the IR hasn't changed. Also will try bypassing it, the IR will stay on while the display shows it being off.
  10. With 2.9, I hear a "static click" noise when switching between IRs now.
  11. I was loading IRs and making patches for my Powercab Plus. Powercab edit after a little bit of running would give an error message "No device connected" I would have to unplug the cable and restart Powercab edit.
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