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Re: It's not Purple, it's Blue!

OK, Archie Bunker.

mark sottilaro <marksottilaro@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
They may as well have called it a Loopopadopolar
rather than a "JamMan." for all it resembles the
original design and intent of the JamMan. No feedback
control takes a looper off my list of things to get
and as a big fan of the original JamMan, I consider it
false advertising to name something as different as
this new box is to the classic looper.

Doesn't matter that color it is, but if it won't sync
to a MIDI clock or give me some sort of feedback
control, it isn't a JamMan.


--- daniel stevenson wrote:

> congratulations on the new tool,that must be the
> digitech bill at geman village music huas was talkin
> about.how long does that thing loop?will you run it
> to "one" of your mixer inputs or thru the effects
> loop so you can loop all the channels?i wish i had a
> mixer.lol....boat drinks, scary visionary
> wrote:I happily received my
> Digitech Jamman yesterday from AMS. It comes nicely
> presented in a hefty box with included power supply
> & 128 MB CompactFlash card. The unit is hefty, too.
> Similar, in a sense, to the boss Loop Station. I did
> a quick & dirty hookup to my Fender Cyber-Deluxe amp
> through the effects loop. This is definitely not the
> ideal configuration but I just wanted to give it a
> run-through. Ultimately, I'd hook the output of the
> Jamman to one of my mixer inputs and listen via
> monitors.
> I have to say the operation of the pedal is easily
> understood, albeit the pedal has less functionality
> than an EDP. For some reason, the Jamman was
> pre-loaded with some rock-oriented drums & bass
> patterns in several loops. I proceeded to delete
> those asap. I haven't experimented yet with the
> Autorecord function but used the pedal's normal
> Record function. Unfortunately, I was wearing
> flip-flops at the time so I kept screwing up my
> initial loop timing. Lesson learned. But, the
> operation of using the onboard pedals seemed to me
> to be very suitable.
> I didn't spend a whole lot of time tweaking tone or
> levels but the overall sound characteristic seemed
> just a little muddy to me. Again, I probably need to
> get my configuration up to speed before I pass
> judgement.
> I guess I'm going to pop for the three-button switch
> to control loop-up & loop down as I don't want to be
> twisting knobs on the floor. I have an older
> Digitech three-button switch. Wonder if it will
> work?
> For the money ($299), this strikes me as an awesome
> pedal. Up to 99 loops is very nice. The larger
> CompactFlash cards offer tons of recording time. The
> included USB port is a really nice freeby.
> Unfortunate, the pedal doesn't have MIDI sync nor
> any feedback control nor a fade out feature. But,
> for 3 bills...I like the reference to the original
> Jamman pedal but it occurred to me that the new
> Jamman doesn't function as a Delay device.
> The proof is in the pudding, though. The pedal
> inspired me toplay for over an hour and I did some
> pretty nice things and had some fun even with a
> half-assed quick setup. I think I'm goint to have
> with this pedal.
> Regards, Paul
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