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External Looper (Digitech JamMan Stereo)

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I use a DigiTech JamMan Stereo Looper.

Which connection scheme would you prefer?

"FX send -> external looper-> FX return"

or

"monitor out ->  external looper -> monitor in ".

Or something else? Why?

 

I would like to record/overdub different sounds, e.g. Bass, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar,

therefore the simplest connection scheme 

"guitar/bass -> external looper -> FH's guitar input"

I would not like to use, because then my looper records the dry, unprocessed instrument signal, which always runs through the currently chosen  FH signalprocessing.

 

Cheers

Peter

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Hi rockroadster,

 

Have you had any luck with this current set up?

 

Guitar > FH1500 guitar input | Mainout > JamMan | JamMan out > Monitor In.

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Sounds to me this this is exactly what you're after (because you want to switch out amp/effects for overdubs):

"FX send -> external looper-> FX return"

 

This will ensure that any new overdubs will retain any new amp and effects (except the unmovable/global reverb block which is fixed post effects loop).

Make sure that the FX Loop block is placed as far back to the end of the chain as possible.  I have a Boss/Roland RC-2 looper and this is what I would use.

How does that work for you? Let us know. 

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Thank you guys! 

 

Here are my experiences so far:

FX send -> external looper-> FX return  

works, the engaged signalchains have to be adjusted (FX loop on, tweaking a little bit send/return dB).

 

Guitar > FH1500 guitar input | Mainout > JamMan | JamMan out > Monitor In

does not work, the signal which my FH1500 delivers to Mainout is distorted. First time I thought it's my looper that distorts the signal, but it's the main out. Sound coming from the speakers is good, but sound from  main out xlr ---- ouch.

 

To proove that it is the main out, I tested FH1500 main out -> Aux of a Bose Soundlink Mini and FH1500 main out ->Aux of a Yamaha THR10. Signal coming from guitar signal path is alway distorted. Very strange: only the Guitar/bass-signal is distorted. Music playing via firehawk app is ok. I can reduce distortion only by setting guitar level in the output level menu (or volume knob pressed 2x) to 20% or so, which is not what I like to do.

 

Nick, do you have an advice for me? Something wrong with my FH1500?

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