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Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« on: January 29, 2018, 10:43:31 PM »


http://www.fractalaudio.com/iii/

Introducing the Axe‑Fx III

Fractal Audio Systems’ new flagship processor is packed with power, features, and upgrades. Featuring our latest amp modeling technology, thousands of UltraRes™ speaker cab simulations, and industry-leading effects, the Axe-Fx III has more raw power and features than any guitar processor ever created.


The Most Powerful Axe-Fx Ever
Unprecedented Power

The original Axe-Fx upended the industry by being the first device for musicians to put a military/industrial-grade DSP into a consumer product. Leveraging the power of this DSP allowed detail and realism that no other product had previously achieved. The Axe-Fx II expanded on this concept by putting two of those same DSPs to work. Continuing the legacy of this philosophy the Axe-Fx III harnesses the power of no fewer than four separate processors.

Two 1.0 GHz, floating-point “Keystone” Digital Signal Processors (DSPs) comprise the main audio engine. These processors are the most powerful DSPs available delivering over twice the performance of the DSPs used in our previous generation products. To feed these advanced processors we coupled 4Gb of blazing fast PC1600 DDR3 memory, hundreds of MB of FLASH memory, a proprietary FPGA and a rich set of peripherals.

The stunning color display is controlled by a dedicated graphics processor while USB traffic and user interface tasks are handled by a 500 MHz, 16-core microcontroller providing smooth operation and robust USB performance.



Dynamic Color Display

Controlling all this power requires an interface to match. A large 800×480 color display features 30 times the resolution of our previous model. Custom designed to provide more brightness and contrast than “off-the-shelf” displays, this new display is optimized for readability in the most difficult conditions.

Driving the display is a dedicated graphics accelerator delivering dynamic, animated displays. Unlike the mostly static displays in other products, the displays in the Axe-Fx III feature moving knobs, meters, graphs and other dynamic content giving the user valuable visual feedback at a glance.


I/O Monitoring

A front panel LED meter bridge provides instant visual status for the inputs and outputs. The effects layout grid also features an intuitive “Meters” display which shows the input and output levels of each effect block at a glance. Additionally a dedicated Meters menu shows all analog and USB I/O levels for quick and easy troubleshooting of connection mistakes.





Speaker Cabs Galore

The Axe-Fx III features our exclusive, proprietary UltraRes™ speaker simulations with over 2200 factory impulse responses (IRs) to choose from including all the IRs from the Axe-Fx II in a convenient “legacy bank” for easy migration. The redesigned Cabinet block features a 4-channel mixer based on our popular Cab-Lab™ software, providing the capability to mix and remix IRs on-the-fly as you would with real mics on a speaker cabinet. Factory content includes selections from the best of today’s IR producers and artists, including Fractal Audio, AustinBuddy, Celestion, ML Sound Lab, Ownhammer, John Petrucci, Chris Traynor & James Santiago, Valhalla, York Audio, Dr. Bonkers, and more. An additional 2,048 “User Cab” memories allow you to load new Cab Packs or 3rd party IRs, and a built-in utility allows you to capture and save your own speaker tones (now with 16 “Scratch Pad” locations!) Our celebrated Tone Matching block is also improved, now with the impressive ability to clone the tone of an amp or recording in UltraRes™.

Astounding Effects

The Axe-Fx III is an incredibly versatile multi-FX processor able to reproduce the sound of a huge array of industry-leading stomp boxes and studio effects. Or push into new territory with the ability to design effect sounds never heard before. Most effects can be dialed in with a single knob to make all required settings, or tweaked at the deepest level. We’ve expanded the number and types of effects available from our already impressive inventory. Each preset can contain, for example, four Drive blocks (each with four channels), four Delay blocks (again each with four channels), and so on.

Not content with just repackaging our algorithms, almost all our industry-leading effects have been updated to take advantage of the increased processing power. A dedicated Plex block features up to 8 delay lines in a feedback arrangement for ethereal “shimmer” effects. Our award-winning reverb algorithm has been updated and improved to provide even thicker, smoother reverbs. A new Pitch block with improved pitch detection provides whammy, double-tracking, harmony, detune and more with astounding tracking and fidelity. A new Real-Time Analyzer block provides detailed visual feedback of the audio spectrum. A stereo Looper provides over five minutes of recording time at full resolution with overdub and undo capabilities. And much, much more…

The routing grid has been expanded to six rows and 14 columns to take advantage of the increased power and effects inventory. Put up to six effects in parallel. Create four separate and independent effects chains. If you can dream it, the Axe-Fx III can do it.


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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2018, 11:07:55 PM »
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other uses, see Fractal (disambiguation).

Axe-Fx II preamp effects processor

The information on this page supplements the official manuals.

Axe-Fx XL Plus front.png
Axe-Fx XL Plus rear.png
Contents [hide]

    1 Specifications (Axe-Fx II XL+)
    2 Model differences
        2.1 Axe-Fx II Mark II (discontinued)
        2.2 Axe-Fx II XL (discontinued)
        2.3 Axe-Fx II XL+
    3 Manufacturing details
    4 Parts
    5 Power supply
    6 Fan
    7 Backup battery
    8 Encoder wheel
    9 CAT5 connector
    10 LCD display
    11 Hardware test
    12 Power cycling
    13 Frequency response and aliasing
    14 Racking the Axe-Fx II
    15 Microphonic

Specifications (Axe-Fx II XL+)

    Dimensions: 19”×3.5”×14.25”(483×88×362mm)
    Weight: 14.75 lbs (6.7 kg)
    DSP: 2x TigerSHARC (one dedicated to amp and cab modeling, the other to everything else)
    LCD: 160x80
    Sample rate and USB Audio rate: 48 kHz (fixed)
    Input impedance: 1 MegaOhm (variable)
    Output impedance: 600 Ohms AC source
    Headphones output
    Built-in switchable AC power supply
    Instrument input: 1/4” phone jack, unbalanced, max +16 dBu (conditioned for guitar use)
    Rear input: 1/4” phone jack, unbalanced, max +20 dBu
    Analog outputs: 1/4” phone jack unbalanced (hum-canceling), XLR balanced (for main output) 600 ohm, max output +20 dBu
    Digital I/O: RCA Coaxial Type for S/PDIF I/O, XLR for AES I/O
    MIDI: 7-pin DIN MIDI IN (pins 6 & 7 connected to phantom power in jack), 5-pin MIDI OUT and 5-pin MIDI THRU
    Pedals: 2x 1/4” TRS phone jack, momentary or latching, 10–100kΩ max, linear taper expression type
    MFC-101: RJ-45 Ethernet/EtherCON or FASLINK (1x XLR)
    Phantom power: female 2.5mm jack, do not connect adapters with a rating higher than 1A (1000ma)
    Backup battery: CR-2032

More specifications in the Owner's Manual.
Model differences
Axe-Fx II Mark II (discontinued)

The original model has been replaced with a Mark II model in October 2012. The main change is the addition of an EtherCon jack, replacing the standard RJ45 port for connecting an MFC-101. This is in line with the MFC-101 Mark II version. EtherCon offers built-in strain protection to guard against damage from CAT5 cable pulls or jolts. It's backward compatible with standard Ethernet cables, however EtherCon is recommended for harsh environments. Another change is that Mark II models are protected against inserting the ethernet cable into the USB port. source

Fractal Audio:

    "The connectors are backward and forward compatible. The problem was that people were breaking the connectors, especially on the MFC. So we changed them to more durable connectors." source
    "The only difference between MK I and MK II are some vents in the chassis, larger fan and an Ethercon jack instead of an Ethernet jack. Otherwise the hardware is identical. I can see the XL possibly sounding a bit better and the XL+ sounding even better than the XL but there should be negligible difference between a Mark I and a Mark II." source

Due to space limitations in the Mark I/II BOOTROM, firmware Quantum 5.00 and later is not backwards compatible with presets created prior to firmware version 15.08. This limitation only exists for the Mark I/II. XL and XL+ still maintain backward compatibility.
Axe-Fx II XL (discontinued)

Manufacturing details

Fractal Audio:

    "Our current production model is to source the chassis from China. The PCAs are made in USA and final assembly and QC are done in USA." source
    Manufacturing information.

Parts

Fractal Audio:

    "The Axe-Fx II is a no-compromise product and that is reflected in the price. Most, if not all, manufacturers use, for example, TL074 op-amps for the analog I/O. Those are inexpensive, quad, FET input op-amps with okay performance. They cost about a ten cents each. We use high-end Analog Devices products that cost about a dollar for a dual. These are reference-grade amps. We use film capacitors where possible in critical signal path locations. Again, much more expensive but reference-grade performance. The A/D and D/A converters are reference-grade. Even the circuit board has gold-plated pads as compared to tin." source
    "We use the flagship Cirrus converters along with Analog Devices "Butler" op-amps. Film caps where possible. All I/O to the converters is balanced to provide optimum SNR and distortion performance. One of our op-amps costs ten times what is commonly found in other products." source
    "I'd be willing to put the converters and circuitry up against the best names in the industry." source
    "It uses better converters than a Metric Halo. That said, many converters color the sound and people interpret that as "better". The Axe-Fx DACs are designed to be completely neutral." source
    "The Axe-Fx II, FX8 and AX8 use heavy-duty steel chassis, audiophile-grade op-amps, "flagship" converters, full-differential analog paths, PPS (poly-phenylene sulfide) film caps, ENIG (electroless nickel, immersion gold) circuit boards, etc." source
    "One of the Axe-Fx's DSPs is more powerful than both DSPs combined in the Helix. Our tests show that the TigerSHARC DSP used in the Axe-Fx is over twice as fast as the DSP used in the Helix clock-for-clock . Now add that our DSP is clocked 50% higher the net power is about three times greater. So a single TigerSHARC is about 50% faster than both DSPs combined on the Helix. Yes, if we decided to use both DSPs for effects then you would be able to run more effects. 99% of our customers buy the unit for amp modeling so it doesn't make sense to invest the time and resources to making this possible. Our algorithms are studio-quality and use more processing power than competing products. We've always been about quality over quantity. For example, our variable delay algorithm (chorus, flanger, etc.) uses poly-phase interpolation. EVERY competing product I have tested uses simple linear interpolation (or occasionally polynomial interpolation) which is far less computationally intensive but doesn't sound as good. This is demonstrable and measurable." source
    "We do not use "China parts". Our Contract Manufacturer (who is located in the USA) buys the parts we specify from domestic distributors. Typically Arrow, Avnet, Mouser, Digi-Key, etc. Many of those parts ARE made in China as well as Mexico, Taiwan, Vietnam, etc. There are virtually zero electronic component factories in the US. All the major electronic manufacturers have set up factories outside the US because labor is far cheaper and tax laws are more favorable. We also specify premium grade parts unlike most manufacturers in this market space. I challenge anyone to compare the components used in our products to the components used by other manufacturers. We always use reference-grade converters, op-amps, film caps, etc. because it matters and you can hear it. We don't choose the lowest bidder, we choose the best quality. Our sheet metal and related chassis components are sourced from China as there are really no good sources of sheet metal fabrication left in the US. It's also the most labor intensive part of production but has no bearing on the sound quality." source
    "The input circuit of Fractal products mimics the input of a tube amp very accurately: (see graph)". source
    "The TigerSHARC architecture is vastly superior to the SHARC, and it's a shame it has been discontinued. In our tests a TigerSHARC performs about 50% faster clock-for-clock. Then factor in the higher clock speed and it's about twice as fast. See here for independent benchmarks: http://www.bdti.com/MyBDTI/bdtimark/chip_float_scores.pdf. The newest SHARCs are the same as the 213xx except they have the FIR accelerator. As one can see a TigerSHARC (Axe-Fx's use the ADSP-TS201S) is about twice as fast. (...) The TigerSHARC has a more modern core and much better architecture (larger register file, wider buses, better DAG units, etc). It can do six floating point operations per clock. In practice this is two multiplies, two adds and two store/fetch instructions. This means a 4096 point IR only requires 2048 clock cycles. Secondly the TigerSHARC has a much wider bus than a SHARC. The TigerSHARC has a 512 bit bus whereas a SHARC has a 128 bit bus. The TS can move data around much faster and pipeline stalls due to bus contention are far less frequent. It can load or store eight words in a single clock cycle whereas a SHARC is hard pressed to do two. The TS also has a LOT more on-chip memory. A TS has 24 Mbits of on-chip memory compared to 5 Mbits for the best SHARC. This means more code/data in fast memory and less stalls waiting for data access. Also the TS has a superior cache unit which caches both instructions and data, as opposed to instructions only on a SHARC. There are numerous other improvements as well including better DMA engine, better interrupt handling, vastly superior 40-bit floating point support (which we use for amp modeling), etc. Having written hundreds of thousands of lines of code for both (including coding the SHARC's FIR accelerator) my experience is that the TS is a much better chip but it is much more expensive. We moved to SHARCs for our floor processors for a variety of reasons but performance was definitely not one of them. The FIR accelerator is nice and all but it only applies to cab modeling which is a small percentage of a typical preset. On an Axe-Fx II a stereo Hi-Res cab block only uses 11% of the DSP. On an AX-8 it's still a couple percent as the accelerator doesn't handle everything needed in the block. So the net savings is less than 10%. The rest of the effects then run about twice as fast which means almost twice as many effects per preset on an Axe-Fx compared to an AX-8. While "all about the code" has some merit, in reality it's "all about a lot of things" including the architecture and clock speed. Algorithm complexity is also very important and it becomes diminishing returns (i.e. it takes twice as much CPU to improve the sound quality 10%). If it were just about the code everyone would still be using the original 33 MHz SHARCs. The TigerSHARC enjoyed a long run as the best DSP on the market but, alas, all good things must come to an end. The good news is that Atomic, Fractal and Line6 are all using the same DSP family in their respective floor products so it's highly unlikely Analog Devices will discontinue them and there are now more choices for the consumer." source

Power supply

Power supply specifications.

Fractal Audio:

    "The power supply is quite over-spec'd. The unit only requires about 25W but I spec'd a 40W supply to ensure longevity under difficult operating conditions." source
    "The power supply is an Artesyn LPT-42 (also sold under Astec and Emerson labels). Should be readily available in EU." source

Fan

Fractal Audio:
"The fan was changed to 80mm quite some time ago. The XL and XL+ have the fan mounted to the motherboard which eliminates the coupling into the cover which further reduces noise. The XL and XL+ are nearly silent." source
Backup battery

The Axe-Fx II Mark I and II use a battery, expected to last over 10 years. When the battery dies, presets will get corrupt and disappear. Install a fresh CR2450 Lithium battery.

Fractal Audio:

    "Replacing the battery does not void the warranty". source
    "The XL and XL+ have a battery. It's a CR2032 IIRC." source

Encoder wheel

If your encoder (value wheel) behaves erratically, it may be broken.

Fractal Audio:
"The XL and the XL+ both use optical encoders. The Mark I and Mark II have mechanical encoders." source
CAT5 connector

Fractal Audio:
(about accidentally plugging USB into CAT5 connector:) "Mark II, XL and XL+ models have a PTC fuse on the jack to protect against this." source
LCD display

If there's a display problem, check the ribbon cable inside the Axe-Fx.

The Axe-Fx II XL+ has an updated LCD display and display controller.

Fractal Audio:

    "An occasional flicker when hooked up to USB is not unusual. This is due to the screen redraw being interrupted by the USB thread." source
    "Display flickering on the tuner is normal. Some do it more than other. It's just the nature of the display. The display uses a ping-pong buffer. One page is updated while the other is displayed. Then the pages are switched. Some flickering can occur during the page switch. The reason it is noticeable more on the tuner is that the display is updated more frequently." source

Hardware test


    forum thread
    forum thread

Fractal Audio:
"The power supply has an on-board fuse." source
Frequency response and aliasing

The frequency response of the Axe-Fx is flat. Frequency response in Wikipedia

Aliasing tests and discussion

Fractal Audio:
"Aliasing is solely something that happens in sampled-data systems (what we call "digital"). A good example of aliasing is the old wagon wheel spinning backwards at the movie theater. This is because a film is actually a sampled-data system. A tube amp is not a sampled-data system. Our products do not alias." source
Racking the Axe-Fx II

The Axe-Fx II is a 19” 2U device. It can be mounted in a rack or rackbag. If necessary combined with a racked power amp, a power conditioner, a custom front panel, a controller such as the RAC12, etcetera. Rear rack rails are not required or supported. It's about two inches deeper than the Standard and Ultra.

The rack ears at the front are removable.

Fractal Audio:
"The handles are structural. You can remove them but I recommend replacing them with a bolt and nut." source

You can put the rack or bag on a amp stand. Example

Fractal Audio:
"From the rack ears to the back of the chassis is only 13". You should allot a couple inches for plugs and cables though." source
Microphonic

Tapping the housing may be amplified through the unit.

Fractal Audio:

    "Anything with enough gain will be microphonic. It's primarily due to the circuit board and any ceramic capacitors. The ceramic caps are piezoelectric so they will convert any acoustical energy into electrical energy. The circuit boards flex (microscopically) which causes strain in the traces which is converted to electrical signals. The Axe-Fx II strives to minimize this. The Mark II is comparable to most other modeler products. The XL has nearly completely eliminated this due to the use of PPS film caps in critical locations and a stiffer board mounting design." source
    "Any circuit will be microphonic to some degree due to the piezoelectric nature of capacitors. When you apply 60 dB or more of gain with an amp block you're going to amplify that." source


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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2018, 01:26:19 AM »
Bwa Hah Hah... Now AXE FX II owners have something to gripe about -- its called technology obsolescence.  Wala bang trade in?

Can anybody actually say that the AXE FX III sounds better than AXE FX II?

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« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2018, 06:49:51 AM »
I love it. Although, talo pa rin sila ng Helix sa UI! Yung gameboy matrix ng Axe II ginawa lang mala Game Gear colors.

Bwa Hah Hah... Now AXE FX II owners have something to gripe about -- its called technology obsolescence.  Wala bang trade in?
Hahahaha the forums are abuzz with people selling their Axe FX II for cheap. Time to snag one up. The Axe II was for sale Bnew for 1800 during the holidays. People didn't read the writing on the wall.

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Can anybody actually say that the AXE FX III sounds better than AXE FX II?

Only Cliff can tell. Since the Axe III hasn't been released yet. lol

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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2018, 08:42:47 AM »
I'm waiting for AX8 prices to drop!

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« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2018, 12:37:31 PM »
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« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2018, 12:56:02 PM »


bossing naka axe fx III and idol mo but hindi mo na ibenta ang katana mo?   

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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2018, 04:41:50 PM »
Kalat na kalat na topic sa fractal user pages and forum ang discussion na yan.

Wait list pa ang mga US peeps para makakuha ng fx III and mga big named artists mostly siguro makakagamit nyan for some time.

And heto ako di pa nga magamay masyado ang ax8. Huhu :(



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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2018, 10:03:49 PM »


http://www.fractalaudio.com/iii/

Introducing the Axe‑Fx III

Fractal Audio Systems’ new flagship processor is packed with power, features, and upgrades. Featuring our latest amp modeling technology, thousands of UltraRes™ speaker cab simulations, and industry-leading effects, the Axe-Fx III has more raw power and features than any guitar processor ever created.


The Most Powerful Axe-Fx Ever
Unprecedented Power

The original Axe-Fx upended the industry by being the first device for musicians to put a military/industrial-grade DSP into a consumer product. Leveraging the power of this DSP allowed detail and realism that no other product had previously achieved. The Axe-Fx II expanded on this concept by putting two of those same DSPs to work. Continuing the legacy of this philosophy the Axe-Fx III harnesses the power of no fewer than four separate processors.

Two 1.0 GHz, floating-point “Keystone” Digital Signal Processors (DSPs) comprise the main audio engine. These processors are the most powerful DSPs available delivering over twice the performance of the DSPs used in our previous generation products. To feed these advanced processors we coupled 4Gb of blazing fast PC1600 DDR3 memory, hundreds of MB of FLASH memory, a proprietary FPGA and a rich set of peripherals.

The stunning color display is controlled by a dedicated graphics processor while USB traffic and user interface tasks are handled by a 500 MHz, 16-core microcontroller providing smooth operation and robust USB performance.



Dynamic Color Display

Controlling all this power requires an interface to match. A large 800×480 color display features 30 times the resolution of our previous model. Custom designed to provide more brightness and contrast than “off-the-shelf” displays, this new display is optimized for readability in the most difficult conditions.

Driving the display is a dedicated graphics accelerator delivering dynamic, animated displays. Unlike the mostly static displays in other products, the displays in the Axe-Fx III feature moving knobs, meters, graphs and other dynamic content giving the user valuable visual feedback at a glance.


I/O Monitoring

A front panel LED meter bridge provides instant visual status for the inputs and outputs. The effects layout grid also features an intuitive “Meters” display which shows the input and output levels of each effect block at a glance. Additionally a dedicated Meters menu shows all analog and USB I/O levels for quick and easy troubleshooting of connection mistakes.





Speaker Cabs Galore

The Axe-Fx III features our exclusive, proprietary UltraRes™ speaker simulations with over 2200 factory impulse responses (IRs) to choose from including all the IRs from the Axe-Fx II in a convenient “legacy bank” for easy migration. The redesigned Cabinet block features a 4-channel mixer based on our popular Cab-Lab™ software, providing the capability to mix and remix IRs on-the-fly as you would with real mics on a speaker cabinet. Factory content includes selections from the best of today’s IR producers and artists, including Fractal Audio, AustinBuddy, Celestion, ML Sound Lab, Ownhammer, John Petrucci, Chris Traynor & James Santiago, Valhalla, York Audio, Dr. Bonkers, and more. An additional 2,048 “User Cab” memories allow you to load new Cab Packs or 3rd party IRs, and a built-in utility allows you to capture and save your own speaker tones (now with 16 “Scratch Pad” locations!) Our celebrated Tone Matching block is also improved, now with the impressive ability to clone the tone of an amp or recording in UltraRes™.

Astounding Effects

The Axe-Fx III is an incredibly versatile multi-FX processor able to reproduce the sound of a huge array of industry-leading stomp boxes and studio effects. Or push into new territory with the ability to design effect sounds never heard before. Most effects can be dialed in with a single knob to make all required settings, or tweaked at the deepest level. We’ve expanded the number and types of effects available from our already impressive inventory. Each preset can contain, for example, four Drive blocks (each with four channels), four Delay blocks (again each with four channels), and so on.

Not content with just repackaging our algorithms, almost all our industry-leading effects have been updated to take advantage of the increased processing power. A dedicated Plex block features up to 8 delay lines in a feedback arrangement for ethereal “shimmer” effects. Our award-winning reverb algorithm has been updated and improved to provide even thicker, smoother reverbs. A new Pitch block with improved pitch detection provides whammy, double-tracking, harmony, detune and more with astounding tracking and fidelity. A new Real-Time Analyzer block provides detailed visual feedback of the audio spectrum. A stereo Looper provides over five minutes of recording time at full resolution with overdub and undo capabilities. And much, much more…

The routing grid has been expanded to six rows and 14 columns to take advantage of the increased power and effects inventory. Put up to six effects in parallel. Create four separate and independent effects chains. If you can dream it, the Axe-Fx III can do it.

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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2018, 02:36:47 AM »
Kalat na kalat na topic sa fractal user pages and forum ang discussion na yan.

Wait list pa ang mga US peeps para makakuha ng fx III and mga big named artists mostly siguro makakagamit nyan for some time.

And heto ako di pa nga magamay masyado ang ax8. Huhu :(



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Bilib din ako sa marketing ng Fractal e. Naghantay ng isa o dalawang araw. Tinapos ang ingay ng NAMM. Ngayon feed ko puro Axe FX 3, natabunan lahat ng nangyari sa NAMM. And they kept it secret, meron na pala si JP at Misha. Mahirap yun.

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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2018, 09:57:21 AM »
"Positivity 2018 No Negativity"

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« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2018, 09:58:40 AM »
"Positivity 2018 No Negativity"

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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2018, 11:35:33 AM »
Bilib din ako sa marketing ng Fractal e. Naghantay ng isa o dalawang araw. Tinapos ang ingay ng NAMM. Ngayon feed ko puro Axe FX 3, natabunan lahat ng nangyari sa NAMM. And they kept it secret, meron na pala si JP at Misha. Mahirap yun.

Magaling nga talaga cguro marketing. Ung last vid nabasa ko lang title, so larry mitchel had his before NAMM pa, siguro ganun din iba?

Ang kulet ng mga posts sa fb user groups, andaming gusto mag upgrade agad. Hehehe, how i wish nalang :)

Well, technology nga naman, its a wonderful time to be playing guitars sabi nga sa internet.




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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2018, 04:34:17 PM »
Feeling ko pagdating sa amp modeling, di na ganun ka layo sa axe fx 2xl. maganda na yung quantum e. kung napanood mo metallica, guthrie, o devin townsend with their fractal rigs, sobrang lapit na ng tone. ang laban nitong axe 3 malamang is yung high res cab sims at effects. dun nauubos dsp ng axe 2 e. lalo na yung sobrang gandang cab sims at resonance dsps.

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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2018, 05:01:36 PM »
Feeling ko pagdating sa amp modeling, di na ganun ka layo sa axe fx 2xl. maganda na yung quantum e. kung napanood mo metallica, guthrie, o devin townsend with their fractal rigs, sobrang lapit na ng tone. ang laban nitong axe 3 malamang is yung high res cab sims at effects. dun nauubos dsp ng axe 2 e. lalo na yung sobrang gandang cab sims at resonance dsps.

Ganun na nga ata. Base sa mga nabasa ko sa posts, almost same sound pa dn ang hula nila. Ung capability lang tlga with the addition ng powerful CPU and more I/O. Kahit ilan na atang effects isalpak mo sa chain and more than 2 amps at once ang gamitin hindi kna mag aalala hitting max CPU.

Ung mga youtube videos lng ng ax8 users nakkita ko, swabe!


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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2018, 03:43:06 PM »
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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2018, 07:06:59 PM »
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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2018, 02:35:50 PM »
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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2018, 03:09:34 PM »
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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #19 on: February 06, 2018, 03:26:29 PM »
Well, thru the files above, it is so far from the great sounding tube amps.  Para siyang sound module na ginagamit ng mga keyboardista.  Sobrang compression, kulang sa dynamics, AND most importantly, kulang ng overtones and detail.  Para siyang gitara na inilagay sa kahon na tunog.  Also, parang muted ang pick attack thats why the guitarist's personality and style cannot seem to get thru.

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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2018, 11:51:42 AM »
bossing naka axe fx III and idol mo but hindi mo na ibenta ang katana mo?

Will not sell the my  Boss Katana Amp head with Mesa Boogie Cabinet  >:D though im thinking of paring Axe FX III with Alto FRFR if i can get one.

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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2018, 12:15:38 PM »
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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2018, 12:54:27 PM »


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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #23 on: March 29, 2018, 09:59:37 PM »
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Re: Fractal Audio Axe Fx III(3)
« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2018, 12:25:32 AM »


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