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what are the paameters of phase and flange?
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I've had the Yamaha Ag stomp for several years and I love the mic simulators etc on it.However, its limited .  there is no flange setting and no phase setting.however there is a good digital delay…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Big Al Whittle Oct 23, 2010.

 

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Big Al Whittle replied to Jack Granata's discussion Acoustic Guitar Amplifier...any suggestions....
"What sort of thing are you using the Fishman for Allen?   Do you have fishman transducers in your guitar?"
May 1, 2011
Big Al Whittle replied to Jack Granata's discussion Acoustic Guitar Amplifier...any suggestions....
"Well 30 watts - what do you expect.  The sort of machine you seem tro be after is the Fender acoustasonic SFX - that will do nicely as a small PA with a guitar input - better than the Carlsboro, better than Marshall and better than the…"
Mar 10, 2011
Big Al Whittle replied to Jack Granata's discussion Acoustic Guitar Amplifier...any suggestions....
"Well I don't like to be boring, but in my opinion most of us are trapped firmly within the logistics of what we do, and where we are doing it.   Its a bit like diets and fitness programmes.  You have to choose something that has a…"
Feb 20, 2011
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Feb 19, 2011
Big Al Whittle replied to Jack Granata's discussion Acoustic Guitar Amplifier...any suggestions....
"Hissss!   can be a one or two things.  maybe someone in the guitar shop has a fridge on the same circuit.  try another amp to see if that hisses as well.   The treble eq on your guitar or amp will amplify the high frequency white…"
Feb 19, 2011
Big Al Whittle replied to Larry Carr's discussion Yamaha LS 6 vs LL 6
"Tell you what, I just looked up these guitars on the yamaha website - they've got a great US guitarist called dave Goodman demo-ing them. Apparently based in Germany nowadays. al"
Nov 15, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to Larry Carr's discussion Yamaha LS 6 vs LL 6
"Yes Alan Marshall of Northworthy guitars said the Yamahas are a bit overbuilt - but he reckoned this was to do with standing up to the rigours of mass storage and transportation. Did you get the one with thebuilt in ART system. I'd be…"
Nov 13, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to Jack Granata's discussion Acoustic Guitar Amplifier...any suggestions....
"I've been through the mill on this one over the last few years. It really does depend on what you are doing - on the size and noise levels of the venue and what guitar you are playing. At the moment - I've got two fender acoustasonics -…"
Nov 11, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to Larry Carr's discussion Yamaha LS 6 vs LL 6
"I'm not in the market for either at the moment, but I am intensely interested in this group of guitars. At present my favourite is a cedar topped cpx15cm, which they'e stopped making - but it really is a honey. I will be very interested…"
Nov 11, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to sam patterson's discussion advice re; the neck joint on my Guild DV4
"I agree with what you're saying John, but I had a similar thing happen with a guitar a while back. Alan Marshall of Northworthy guitars lived near me at the time. He was able to explain on the phone better than I could the nature of what had…"
Oct 27, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to sam patterson's discussion advice re; the neck joint on my Guild DV4
"take it to a reputable luthier. let him assess the damage. get him to phone the shop or the distributor describing the problem and offering to do the repair under warrantee. No reputable guitar supplier will want the reputation for their guitars…"
Oct 27, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to Mark's discussion Seagull ... Worth it?
"looks pretty good. You really have to try a guitar before committing to it unless you're very experienced - you don't have to but I 'd say that's the wisest thing to do. Anyway make sure you have an electronic tuner - otherwise…"
Oct 26, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to Ian Brown's discussion Gloss or Satin finish?
"Well I don't want to be competitive. But I've played guitar over fifty years and been a jobbing musician most my adult life and I've certainly owned most makes of guitars during that time. http://www.bigalwhittle.co.uk/ Just goes to…"
Oct 24, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to Ian Brown's discussion Gloss or Satin finish?
"In my experience - yes it does make a difference, The shiny ones tend to have a smaller tone. Having said that. its easier to keep the shiny ones looking pristine. I've got two Faith Jupiters - one shiney, one matt. they were both stunning…"
Oct 24, 2010
Big Al Whittle replied to Big Al Whittle's discussion what are the paameters of phase and flange?
"Many thanks. I'm not sure I follow that. I have a zoom multi effects acoustic unit and a boss one. but the basic acoustic sound is rubbish compared to the creamy tones of the Yamaha. Dear John I bought a jm looper device which I haven't…"
Oct 23, 2010
John Gundrum replied to Big Al Whittle's discussion what are the paameters of phase and flange?
"When you say "phase" do you actually mean phaser? A phaser and flanger effect is similar. Each is use a filter that sweeps the frequencies and is then mixed with the dry signal. This produces what is called comb-filtering. A phaser has a…"
Oct 23, 2010

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
variax 700 modelling acoustic guitar(2 guitars)
Faith Jupiter (two guitars)
Faith Saturn
Yamaha cpx15cm
Crafter electro nylon strung
Fender acoustasonic 30watt and 160 watt combo amps
Carlsboro Sherwood 30 watt combo
Yamaha Stagepass PA
What is your website address?
http://www.myspace.com/folksingerbigal
What type of music do you like to play?
folk/country/singer-songwriter/jazz
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I purchase copies at newsstands/bookstores

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