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  1. xmacvicar

    Slight bug on moving IR one slot over?

    Tested on Helix unit itself and ISSUE DOES NOT PERSIST. HX Edit is the only thing causing my original issue to happen.
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    Slight bug on moving IR one slot over?

    Happening on all snaps, sorry I need to update the original post
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    Slight bug on moving IR one slot over?

    There's def something wrong with mine, its wild. Top IR block is moved ONE to the right. Audio example attached Untitled - 2019-05-18, 6.19 PM.mp3
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    Slight bug on moving IR one slot over?

    Top path: OH 412 ENG V30 421-F 1B: OH 412 ENG V30 421-E
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    Slight bug on moving IR one slot over?

    Without having the IR files in here (the exact ones, Im guessing tests may be inconclusive) ... who knows? PANTERA.hlx
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    Slight bug on moving IR one slot over?

    Here is a patch im working on, its a "Pantera" type metal patch. If I move this IR over just one single block it totally changes the sound (all snapshots affected) Shapshot screenshot What is going on there? It shouldn't do anything to the tone.
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    The Mother of all Headphone Complaint Answers

    I have a pair of ATH-M40fs headphones (they are now discontinued). Do they sound bad...no ? But I have really no other point of reference. The specs of these are: Type Closed-back dynamic Driver Diameter 40 mm Magnet Neodymium Voice Coil Copper-clad aluminum wire Frequency Response 5 - 28,000 Hz Maximum Input Power 1,600 mW at 1 kHz Sensitivity 100 dB Impedance 60 ohms Weight 8.8 oz (250 g) without cable Cable 11' (3.4 m) (OFC litz wire, left-side exit) Connector 1/4" (6.3 mm) phone plug I wouldn't mind upgrading my headphones to something else if I got better sound quality when using alongside my Helix. I do have a pair of shure 215's that I use for my drum kit - I never put those in the helix yet; their set for 17 Ω
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    Tuner not working

    What do you mean it doesn't work at all? Can you elaborate? You enable the tuner, start tuning your guitar and then nothing on the screen? As in, zero feedback from the tuning needle (doesn't move at all?)
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    Experiments With Helix Master Volume Settings

    Interesting. In light of any changes in touch dynamics, if you say it's the same output I can see that meaning just less range of the large volume at the end of the day? Ie. If on stage and need more volume you will have less range at 3pm for increasing than what it was prior at 12?
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    Ear Pain after switching to Digital

    I'm torn on a power cab. Especially since I have a pair of L3M. I can't try one as there are none around me. Would really love to know if it's worth having.
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    Experiments With Helix Master Volume Settings

    Now that you are running the Helix much higher do you find that you turn down your FRFR speakers or is the reduction in Channel volume enough to make up for the extra big knob volume? I think if I turn my Helix up like that in my jam space my l3m speakers would have to be way below unity.
  12. As of the OP of this post, yeah thanks everyone. This was a great discussion and I learned alot. Thanks for not descending into the bowels of the internet!
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    Correct settings for using PowerCab

    I am not a powercab user, so take this for what it is! haha...I believe the recommended setting when using the Helix in conjunction with the Powercab is to run the Helix at full volume, with a LINE signal and do most of your master volume control on the Powercab itself. Also, there was quite a bit of talk about some of the volume of the powercab being 'too low' - so thats where recommendations of LINE come in, and ensuring that the levels of the speaker models are not too low as well.
  14. Fair enough. I was so frustrated by it that I was thinking "will ordering a Power Cab Plus solve my issue, thinking it would be more present and up front and more in your face than the FRFR?" Sounds like it won't, at the end of the day.
  15. This explanation could not come at a bettter time. THIS is what I struggle with, with Helix. I have a Rush patch I setup that is a 2 amp patch - has a Hiwatt 100 for cleanish stuff and a Marshall for the riffy stuff. I have both patches balanced well in volume. I really only use my Helix to jam along to the original recordings via USB. I find that I can play along with a song like Limelight or Tom Sawyer or whatever, and the marshall tones kinda cut through the mix based on the volume I have the original recording coming through, but the second I pop over to that Hiwatt, which I had previously balanced, my guitar just POOF DISAPPEARS and I feels like I'm playing some completely soft, limp thing. This is what I can't get sorted with Helix.