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Re: New from Line 6......

wasnt Steve DeFuria with Lexicon I seem to remember his name with Lex

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Zvonar" <zvonar@zvonar.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2001 12:57 AM
Subject: Re: New from Line 6......

> At 4:59 AM -0700 7/17/01, John Tidwell wrote:
> >The latest issue of Guitar Player says that Line 6
> >will be showing rack versions of their modeling
> >stompboxes at NAMM.
> >
> >Echo Pro, Filter Pro, & Modulation Pro.
> This is amusing. Last year I had the following e-mail exchange with 
> the Marketing Director at Line6:
> At 12:28 PM -0800 11/30/00, Richard Zvonar wrote:
> >For the past year and a half I've been the happy owner of a POD, 
> >with Floor Board. I've recently picked up a Distortion Modeler and 
> >Delay Modeler, and I expect I'll get the Modulation Modeler as well. 
> >They sound great, they're fun, they're easy to use, they're rugged. 
> >My one real complaint is that only three or four presets are 
> >available. This starts me wondering about Line6's next move in the 
> >area of effects modeling.
> >
> >The Pod and Bass POD now have their "Pro" equivalents. Will a 
> >similar product be forthcoming for effects modeling? I'd envision a 
> >rack unit much like the POD Pro. Of course there are design issues 
> >related both to front panel layout and to audio I/O. I'd probably be 
> >content with three rotary switches, for effect model selection, four 
> >rotary pots for parameter adjustment (with a three-way switch or 
> >nudge button to select between modules), three pots for individual 
> >effects levels, and a master volume. Or something like that. There 
> >are questions about signal routing (series? parallel?) and mix of 
> >various effects vs. direct signals. Clearly, at some point a 
> >computer editor program would be needed.
> >
> >I worked with modular analog systems in the 1970s, with mainframe 
> >computer music systems in the 1980s, and with stacks of effects 
> >processors and matrix mixers ever since, so I'm bound to envision 
> >more signal routing possibilities than your average head-banger. But 
> >if such a product is under development I'd love to put in my two 
> >bits. On the other hand, if it's under development but close to 
> >release I'll trust you all to do you usual fine job, and I'll queue 
> >up to buy my Modeler Pro with the rest of the dudes.
> At 1:54 PM -0800 11/30/00, Steve DeFuria wrote:
> >I can't comment on what we may (or may not) have under development, 
> >of course,  but it's always good to get feedback about our products. 
> >We value your comments and suggestions.
> -- 
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