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Mat Conboy
Joined: Mar 24 2014
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April 18, 2014 - 11:53 am

1. Use a standard 'Boss' style power plug. I hate carting lots of power supplies. Possible battery? Playing busking gigs with the H9 is limited unless you have thought it through. Just let me use a battery for 3-4hrs. How about LiPo...and charge it from USB???

2. The crazy amount of algorithms makes for hours of playing and searching. Sometimes all I wanna do is put an 'astrix' on it. Not have to scroll and 'save' to a location. I just wanna click a 'star' logo perhaps. When I then go back to the 200 bloody algorithms I can easily see which sounds I liked and want to work with. Kinda like 'flagging' an email before you file it.

3. Saving presets via the Control to locations on the H9 and having to scroll down the '0-99' wheel is a PITA. Is there a better way?

4. Can't remember.

Mat Conboy
Joined: Mar 24 2014
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April 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm

4. The possible 'looper' algorithm...perhaps similar to the Ditto x2: left button - record, overdub, double stop clear (big black knob is loop volume in this mode). Right button - turn FX on/off (when on you have the option of using the wheel to scroll all presets as normal). Keep it simple.  That's what I like about the H9, it's simple.

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gkellum
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April 18, 2014 - 12:06 pm
Mat Conboy:

2. The crazy amount of algorithms makes for hours of playing and searching. Sometimes all I wanna do is put an 'astrix' on it. Not have to scroll and 'save' to a location. I just wanna click a 'star' logo perhaps. When I then go back to the 200 bloody algorithms I can easily see which sounds I liked and want to work with. Kinda like 'flagging' an email before you file it.

I like this idea. I use this function a lot in the Songsterr app.

Mat Conboy:

3. Saving presets via the Control to locations on the H9 and having to scroll down the '0-99' wheel is a PITA. Is there a better way?

Well, you can always limit the preset range if you're not using all 99 presets. 
guywitheventide
Joined: Apr 27 2014
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May 13, 2014 - 02:50 pm

Global level boost controlled by a MIDI CC.

H9 control would allow you to set the boost level and the CC #.

Engaging it would boost the level of the current preset by the global boost level, while disengaging it would go back to the preset's output level.  

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merkaba22
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May 13, 2014 - 06:53 pm

Access to the tuner via a midi preset ....

jbernard54
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May 13, 2014 - 08:33 pm
merkaba22:

Access to the tuner via a midi preset ....

Just set the tuner to correspond with the correct CC channel. I use my midi controller to access my tuner. 

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merkaba22
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June 03, 2014 - 03:17 pm

Another idea that might be usable would be for the presets to have a pop-up list of available slots for middi mapping -- this would avoid having to remember which preset belongs to which map position as you go back and forth between the imbedded pages, etc. and the Presets list.

jbernard54
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June 03, 2014 - 03:55 pm

+another 1 of the spill over. Another awesome (and most likely wishful thinking) is adding the Noisegate on the new EQ algorithms as a menu option to have on with all algorithms that can be turned on and off via an aux pedal, or an option for each algorithm.

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merkaba22
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June 13, 2014 - 10:46 pm

I am not sure if anyone else had suggested this, but,as a guitarist, it would be very cool to have global multi-band EQ with say, a "contour" -- this way you can fine tune your rig itself and, then, use the contour to adjust to the room .... 

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gkellum
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June 16, 2014 - 11:41 am
merkaba22:

I am not sure if anyone else had suggested this, but,as a guitarist, it would be very cool to have global multi-band EQ with say, a "contour" -- this way you can fine tune your rig itself and, then, use the contour to adjust to the room .... 

This is very similar to what EQ Compressor offers, no?  Except it's not global.  Is EQ Compressor's custom UI for adjusting the EQ on iPad, WIndows, and MacOSX similar to what you're describing for contour?  

http://ftp.eventide.com/ljdl/www/EQ_Compressor_Screenshot.png

Makers
Joined: Sep 9 2013
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June 19, 2014 - 10:32 am

This algorithm is getting some attention in the modular synth world. I've requested something like The VST plugin called Live Cut before. Perhaps this one would be pretty easy to implement.

http://www.spinsemi.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=290

Lonny Jarrett
Joined: Jun 21 2014
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June 21, 2014 - 10:49 pm

Well, I might be jumping the gun here because mine doesn't come till wed......But I love the Lexicon PRIME BLUE preset from the PCM 90. Could that be approximated.......? It was killer and I keep the thing in my studio rack for that one preset. Would love it in a pedal......

rrinn
Joined: Oct 10 2013
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June 27, 2014 - 05:27 am

I want "Pre/Post" option like a Strymon Mobius.

pauliusmm
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June 29, 2014 - 06:13 pm

+1 on pre/post option

mrpollack2
Joined: Jun 16 2014
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July 01, 2014 - 05:58 pm

+1 for spillover ! Aslo I would like badly to have CC controllable Global Input volume and Global Output volume..First to do smooth swell effect with nice delay/reverb tail ,and second to setup gain boost/drop if needed all via CC massages..

mrpollack2
Joined: Jun 16 2014
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July 01, 2014 - 06:05 pm

Of course spillover is a MUST ! (at least one second ! )

I would aslo like badly to have CC controllable Global Input volume and Global Output volume..First to do smooth swell effect with nice delay/reverb tail ,and second to setup gain boost/drop if needed all via CC massages..

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merkaba22
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July 01, 2014 - 06:44 pm

I second that emotion ....

fog_ducker
Joined: Oct 28 2013
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July 25, 2014 - 03:02 am

#1 priority for me remains looper!  I just purchased a used timefactor and was disappointed to realize it has such short looping capabilities.  Priority upgrade would be looper for H9, with length improvement.  Undo/redo would be cool at some point.  Question while I'm on the thread.  My H9 and core are not connecting together with my ipad?  They will individually, but whatever one I connect first becomes my only option?  On the ipad itself, it shows that they are both connected in my settings, but the Bluetooth icon only engages on one pedal?

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gkellum
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July 25, 2014 - 11:50 am
Fog_ducker:

Question while I'm on the thread.  My H9 and core are not connecting together with my ipad?  They will individually, but whatever one I connect first becomes my only option?  On the ipad itself, it shows that they are both connected in my settings, but the Bluetooth icon only engages on one pedal?

I posted a follow-up to your question on a new thread as I'd like to keep this thread dedicated to H9 wish list thoughts: http://forum.eventide.com/cs/forums/p/9474/43082.aspx#43082

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merkaba22
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July 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

I haven't read all the 200+ posts so forgive me if this has been mentioned but it would be great given the power requirements of the H9, to see, at least one, midi port provide phantom power.

styrioci
Joined: Sep 22 2009
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July 29, 2014 - 04:31 am

is it possible to make H9 Control app to recognize H9 pedal connected via MIDI to audio interface which is connected to computer?

madmac
Joined: Oct 7 2009
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August 01, 2014 - 06:44 am

H9 Control App

Would love a forward and a back button up the top left similar to a web browser to navigate the H9 control app on all pages would make it so much easier to get around rather than having to go to the bottom of the page.

madmac
Joined: Oct 7 2009
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August 03, 2014 - 06:39 pm

^ I was referring to the Desktop version in the last post.  

I used the iOS version over the weekend and it seems more natural to get around.   I guess there's not many programs on Mac or Windows where navigation buttons are at the bottom of the page.

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coirbidh_99
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August 15, 2014 - 07:59 am

Here's an off-the-wall algorithm idea: a pitch shifter that duplicates Arvo Part's tintinnabulation technique.  The basic idea is that you harmonize a melody note with a tone from a specified triad, with no unisons or octaves.  The available "positions" for the harmony voice are one or two triad notes above or below the melody note.  For example, if you specified your triad as E minor and the voice as -1, then playing a D or E would generate a B note in the harmony, while playing an F# or G would generate an E.  Ideally, you'd be able to select not only the position for the harmony voice, but also whether it was voiced "close" (the nearest specified note to the melody note) or "spread" (an octave up or down from the "close" note).  Controls could be:

-Wet/dry mix

-Voice 1/2 mix

-Triad root note

-Triad type (maj or minor at least, with diminished and augmented if you're feeling saucy)

-Harmony 1 position (-2, -1, off, +1, +2)

-Harmony 1 close/spread

-Harmony 2 position

-Harmony 2 close/spread

...with maybe some filtering controls or independent pre-delay for each voice to use the remaining spots.  It would also work as a single-voice harmonizer with delay and modulation controls.  I've been messing around with this technique manually, and I think it could be the next killer app for ambient players.

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brock
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August 16, 2014 - 04:07 pm

[quote]I've been messing around with this technique manually, and I think it could be the next killer app for ambient players.Esoteric, for sure, but nice!  I've been racking my brain on a workaround using common pedals & existing algorithms.  Maybe resonant delay 'drone' through a H910 / H949 or HarModulator.  Dry signal split off and mixed in parallel.  Foot control over Pitch Mix between static triad intervals.  Perhaps an H9 providing the opposite-side inversions.  How are you going about it manually?

I've seen that variable 'capture' /Quantize-type of feature in the Eclipse documentation.  And you can see the results of a fixed pitch quantize in some of the PitchFactor Diatonic / QuadraVox scales.  Check out Whole Tone at 100% wet for a prime example.  So your proposed features are certainly possible.  Intriguing take on an algorithm.

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coirbidh_99
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August 18, 2014 - 03:15 pm

Here's an early Arvo Part piano piece that illustrates the technique I'm talking about (with score for reference): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYXkunzWeSM

drew11roberts
Joined: Mar 28 2014
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August 20, 2014 - 12:58 am

My first wish is more for the H9 control, I would like the ability to import multiple presets at one time instead of hunting for each one. I would also like the ability to designate a folder that the H9 control immediately jumps too whenever you save a preset.

I also would like the ability to swap between a pre and post location of the H9 within my signal chain.

Thanks!

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gkellum
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August 20, 2014 - 10:02 am
drew11roberts:

I would like the ability to import multiple presets at one time instead of hunting for each one. 

Is this different from what you can do in the preset lists screen where you can save all of the presets off of a connected device by clicking the "Save to..." button?

madmac
Joined: Oct 7 2009
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August 21, 2014 - 10:03 pm

Is it possible to add the functionality of being able to record audio through H9 connected through the USB cable?

This would be cool digital recording directly into a DAW and using the features of the pedal as a plugin.

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AAgnello
Joined: Jan 27 2008
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August 21, 2014 - 10:08 pm

That would be cool but not possible given the usb chip in the H9. Sorry to disappoint but thanks for the suggestion.

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September 16, 2014 - 12:59 am

I find the H9 unsurpassed in sonic power in a pedal format and the Control app outstanding in a studio setting. Its limiting factor is its elegant but diminutive form. For live performance it is so svelte that it could greatly benefit from 1. Larger LED Billboard Display like the 12 characters of SPACE; 2. dedicated parameter buttons corresponding to all 9 knobs of the stompboxes, plus Hotknob, Mix, and Preset, to have a truly complete onboard control surface; and 3. additional aux switch and expression pedal facility, especially important because of the nature of the parameter controllability of most recent algorithms. Here is my thumbnail sketch for expanding this beauty into a full size stompbox form...

tbif1
Joined: Apr 21 2011
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September 26, 2014 - 03:23 am

I have a few suggestions for the H9 control app, mainly to do with the preset list page.

1. Drag to rearrange presets. This could work similarly to rearranging apps on an iPad home screen. Drag from one location to another. Drag between two other presets and they could slide out of the way to make room. This could also include the option of deleting presets directly from lists using a long press and a small 'x' in the corner of the preset, once again in a similar fashion to deleting apps on an iPad.  I think this would be much easier than having to select these functions from drop down menus, and makes better use of the touch interface.

2. Change how the 'edit list' mode works. I find it confusing that I can only perform certain tasks in certain modes. For example, if I am using edit list mode to drag in some new presets, but then want to rearrange the order, I have to save, exit edit list mode using the back button, select the preset I want to move, hit the more button and then select the function I want (copy, swap etc). I'm sure I might be missing the point of the edit list mode, but it seems strange that I have to exit the 'editing' mode in order to be able to copy, swap etc. I'm very sorry if I have totally missed the point here though.

On the whole I really like the H9 control app, particularly the performance of realtime control, but I just find the preset list section a little less intuitive than it could be. I feel that adding dragging to preset list editing would really help in this regard. Keep up the good work!

Also sorry if this posts twice, I think it deleted my whole post before but maybe not

madmac
Joined: Oct 7 2009
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September 26, 2014 - 06:24 am

Totally agree with this ^ I also love the h9 control app but find things like reorganising of presets not very easy.  Dragging a dropping would be a fantastic addition.

Landscape view for new 4.7" iPhone 6 would be great too??

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KCStratMan
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September 26, 2014 - 02:45 pm

I strongly agree, love H9 Control in general, great looking and excellent real-time parameter control, but a few small features are stilted and clumsy compared to standard Windows PC apps including most pro audio interfaces. 1)  ^^^^ Drag and drop of presets within preset lists etc. and streamline the editing menus as mentioned above. Noticeable absence of any right-click functions to rename or edit presets. 2) Expand the darn screen view! (the worst feature of the H9 itself is its small display!) The 3x3 grid of tiles may be cute on a little phone screen but it is seriously annoying on a 27" monitor not to be able to go full screen and have at least 4 tiles across - especially for the stompboxes which employ pairs of presets in banks - the odd number of 3 tiles across constantly disturbs the logical visibility of pairs of presets next to each other. 3) Nomenclature - the big black thing in the middle of the H9 should be called the "EKNOB(tm)!" (Encoder Knob, Eventide Knob, get it?) It is confusing, vague, and unimaginitive to just call it the Knob since it is much more than that.

I second the sentiment for android support and I strongly urge ET to keep and bolster Windows PC support for H9 and all computer interfaced products. Apple is fine for high-end studios and iphone tweakers alike, but the vast majority of existing and potential customers are served best by Windows PC desktops, tablets, laptops, pads and android mini devices. Thanks to ET for being adaptable and responsive to these types of issues, on top of the job of outstanding sonic quality! ...and don't forget the idea of Bigger Display and More Controls and Twin Engine for more multi-fx...

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vitolucio
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September 28, 2014 - 06:13 pm

More complex alogs, something like "overdrive+reverb+delay". I hope something coming from Gtr 4000, which I have in my studio. Drive, distortion overdrive in particular

Nerve
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September 29, 2014 - 12:39 pm

Digital Optical I/O

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October 01, 2014 - 10:28 am

A granular synthesis H9 Special algorithm.  It was mentioned once early on in this thread, but it's worth repeating (no pun intended).  I think that Eventide could raise the bar here with the extensive MIDI control and stereo configurations common to all their algorithms.  I can think of only one competing product in a stompbox-type format.

The UltraTap algo comes SO close in many respects; especially with multiple parameters assigned to expression pedal / Hotswitch control.  Fold in some aspects of PitchFactor algorithms [Crystals; H910/H949; HarPeggiator].  I'm currently using an 8 Step Program to sequence expression input to a PitchFactor and H9, for very controllable glitch / stutter / grain-like effects.

About all that's missing are the options for grain playback sequences, duration, more density control, ...

openmusic
Joined: Jun 7 2014
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October 27, 2014 - 11:41 am

Hi,

I've been tweaking the user presets and rename (and renumber) the results, did it with success by just rewriting each individual .tide file located inside the Library/H9 Control/Presets... so far so good

When trying to replicate the same settings for my iPad I can not find the way to do that. Particularly if I'd like to renumber the presets and preset lists. I imagine I could erase the complete thing and reenter every set-up by means of the H-9 connected, but what a fuss!

Maybe there is a way I did not notice, please let me know if there is a way around!

Thanks a lot

joinpobob
Joined: Aug 30 2014
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October 30, 2014 - 03:31 pm

Here are three:

1. Distortion: I know other people have said this, but I wanted to reiterate that it would be really nice to have.  

2. Two Presets at one time: Again, I know people want it, but wanted to add my support.

3. Master/Slave presets for H9 and Core: This could be a pseudo work around for two presets at once.  So, I have an H9 and a Core.  I control them using a midi controller.  But it is hard to keep track of the combinations that sound good.  It would be cool if you could save a "preset" that would have two presets, so that when you could call up that preset, it would load the one preset on the H9 and load the other on the core.  Does that make sense?

Thanks. 

Honch
Joined: Jun 25 2009
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December 04, 2014 - 11:22 am

Not too sure about that. If you should expand the physical dimensions I'd rather have 4-5 Fooswtiches to press on/off and get rid of the back panel aux/switch input, and only use that for exp pedal. I think if one can get rid of the need to have extra footswitches and taking up real estate space, one has won pretty much. I know there has to be room for not knocking adjacent switches on and off, but I think generally speaking with all delay/multifx units 5 proper footswitches are minimum. 2 to go up down in banks/presets, 1 fx on/off switch, 1 tap tempo/or hold strum tempo which is my favorite, and 1 ASSIGNABLE footswitch, for tuner, mute, or whatever else you can assign it to. Looper start on/off and so on.

However, I think in order for those to work you have to make the pedal graduated with "two tier" terrace, that two or three buttons at the top tier, and the rest at the low, so you don't bump into the adjacent ones. But looking at the distances at such footwitches as DigiTechs FSX-3 there are enough space between them.

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robleishman
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December 17, 2014 - 05:15 pm

Would it be possible to increase the preset range to 128? I am running a midi setup and that would make it life less messy for me.

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jwaltz
Joined: Jan 1 2014
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December 17, 2014 - 05:55 pm

Are you using the xmit and rcv MIDI Program change maps.

this pgm chg mapping is in SYSTEM mode under MIDI.

This will allow you to

support any preset loading to any program change message? up to 127 ie. 0 to 127.

joe waltz

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mjtripper
Joined: Dec 29 2010
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August 15, 2013 - 02:13 pm

I don't know if it's possible with the current model but running two fx in parallel has been on my wish list in a pedal for a long time. Say take the h9 and run a delay and reverb in parallel. I'd even pony up for a more expensive model with 2x the power, say a h18, that could run two full fx in series or in parallel but have the series/parallel be a preset selection.

Another item I'd like to see is a studio style compressor. selectable between single and multiband with parallel blend options.

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nickrose
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August 27, 2013 - 05:45 pm

Letting people create their own algs for the H9 is a tough one. Obviously we'd like to do it, but the restrictions necessary to fit complex algs into a fixed stomp box format means that it is considerably more difficult than programming our rack boxes. And, many of our users find those too difficult.

Beyond this, many algs need a UI written for the various iOS apps. Not a simple thing either. There are reasons why these algs cost $20 rather than $2. Did I mention they also have to sound good ?

So, something we'd like to do, but may take a while.

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badmelonfarmer
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August 28, 2013 - 05:21 am

Understood.

sounds like a fair amount of work

cgclepper
Joined: Aug 2 2013
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August 28, 2013 - 01:48 pm

Yes, it's definitely a big ask and not a trivial application to create.  It does seem like the direction Eventide is heading in though.

ryan.veitch
Joined: Jul 31 2013
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August 29, 2013 - 01:04 pm

Thank you for the reply.  I do believe Eventides willingness to listen to the needs of the customer as well as continuing to support and develople their exhisting products (not just resting on your laurels) are key factors that set you apart from other companies in your industry.   These are also reasons I no longer use Line 6 products.

Oh, and one more for the wish list:

7) The ability to set the A & B delays as serial or parallel.  I may be wrong, but I believe they currently only run parallel.  I also own a Strymon Timeline, and this feature alone on makes it a necessity for me as certain rhymic delay patterns only work the way they do in serial.

Thanks again!

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entreat69
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August 29, 2013 - 02:02 pm

I'd like to request for the H9 Slicer effect algorithms. Possible?Wink

Thanks

Best regards

R

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gkellum
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August 29, 2013 - 03:02 pm

Doug Wimbish, the bassist for Living Colour, was also talking up the idea of a slicer algorithm to us. He showed us some examples about how particularly when used in conjuction with other effects you can get a lot of awesome sounds that are fun to tweak with a slicer.

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entreat69
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August 29, 2013 - 04:20 pm

I really really wish Eventide will create and release ur own Slicer algorithm aptly to complement the unique Ultratap for the H9. Please! :)

R