Dual simultaneous amps and/or IRs

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  1. crazyForce

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    This is as much to pose the questions to Atomic and Studio Devil: Can the Amplifire support dual amps or dual (distinct) IRs? If so, are you interested in supporting this idea?

    Fellow forumites: Chime in with your support!

    If you're interested in dual delays, dual overdrives or other dual instances of effects, please start another thread. I'd like to keep this one dedicated to the idea(s) described in the title.
     
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    I'm curious about the power in the Amplifire. I would think that this should be possible? It seems to be a very similar processor setup to the Helix? There isn't a ton of difference from the limited information I could find. They seem to be able to do whatever you want them too. The processor is only 50 more hz faster in the Helix compared to the Atomic.

    I would love dual amps, but dual IRs would be amazing! "One head out of 2 cabs" (one left/one right on the stereo outs) would open a total world for live playing. Imagine the huge sounds you could have with a 3 piece!

    dxtr
     
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    Not being able to use dual amps and cabinets is my only real problem with the Amplifire. Would offer so much more tonal flexibility.
     
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    Dunno about dual amps but it seems to me that replacing a stereo IR with dual mono IRs might be doable since it wouldn't require any more CPU.
     
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    That change alone would add incredible flexibility. I like the way you think, Alec. :cool:
     
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    That'd be perfect for me.
     
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    Are you referring to dual internal amps? As posted before, I have an Electro-Harmonix 44 Magnum Power Amplifier which I use as a mono amp... I could easy plug another into the other output giving me dual amps. Those could be split as well for even more. Is that not what you had in mind?
     
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    They're referring to two internal amp blocks and/or two internal cab blocks. On a per preset basis.
     
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    Gotcha... thanks!

    That would indeed be pretty cool!! [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks! The one stumbling block I can think of is routing. With the cab fixed at the end, it might be hard to process the stereo inputs to the block.
     
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    Hi everybody! Dual cab is a grea idea for recording sessions , you could use the same cab with differente mic placement and then mix in the daw . but i think it can cause some phase issues for live
     
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    Right now, the best workaround is probably to blend IRs in an external app.

    To quickly audition blends, you can record the Amplifire with cabs turned off, put it on loop in your DAW, then use a free IR convolver like NadIR that can load dual IRs and experiment.
     
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