z3albw1rr Posted December 25, 2022 Share Posted December 25, 2022 I've got 2 HX FX. I just tried to run one in the loop of the other. Let's call Unit A the main unit that has the send/return FX loop block, and the unit that's in the loop, Unit B. Signal is Unit A Send to Unit B In, and Unit B Out to Unit A Return. With the Send, Return, and Mix values at the default, there's a noticeable change in tone when you turn on the FX loop. If I dial the mix down to 50%, it's gone and you can't really tell the loop is being engaged. However, if all the effects blocks are bypassed, or an effect has any dry signal going through, or the unit is bypassed (even in Analog Bypass) it's clearly out of phase (sounds like a chorus, flanger, or phaser with no sweep in the LFO). If I put a Gain Block in, it's out of phase. But if I turn the gain down to 0, it's not. If I put a Delay in, I have to put the mix at 100% - and adjust the level. Now, this last one makes sense to me as it's like using a Send/Return Aux bus on a mixer or in a DAW. That limits you to certain kinds of effects you can use this way though. I thought I'd try to use the Return and Send on Unit B, but that means "wasting" two blocks at the beginning and end just to route signal. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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