AXE FX-III

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  1. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Damn, that's already a possibility with the Axe FX2 right?
     
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  2. Shask

    Shask SS.org Regular

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    I am not sure if you could do the bass because the Axe II doesn't have as many inputs. You could easily do 2 guitars though (as long as not complex effects routing), and let the bass fend for themselves with a Bass DI. :)
     
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  3. lewis

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    thats good to know.
    Most metal bassists have the Darkglass anyway right. So still feasable to an extent.
    I wonder how many bands will think to do this then.
     
  4. lewis

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    wait I did NOT know that...

    damn.
     
  5. Shask

    Shask SS.org Regular

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    There is a Darkglass drive model on the Axe II, but you couldn't use it with an amp or cab along with 2 guitars. You could easily do one guitar and a bass though.
     
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    I asked G66 how much it's likely to be over in Europe, and they think it will be about 2800 Euros / £2400 with a 3-year warranty, depending on the dollar.
     
  7. lewis

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    isnt that what Axe FX IIs were new?
    thats aloooooot cheaper than I was expecting if so. I was hearing "double the price" and "$4900" etc.
     
  8. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Fractal has always been good about not squeezing folks on the next generation of thier product.

    Every iteration the rumor mill says that the price is going to be multiple times the price as the last one and they're always wrong.

    If you're an early adopter it's even better because you can usually unload your old unit for 70%+ of the price of the new one until availability catches up.
     
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  9. Andromalia

    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    2304€ on the 5th of January 2012, still have my gmail receipt. I hope there isn't as much wait this time, as G66 was visibly not receiving many units at release.

    About the mid-gain stuff, I indeed don't use a lot of it, but I'm still satisfied of what I get when I'm trying. I did a Parfitt patch whern he passed away and it works pretty well.
     
  10. UltimaWeapon

    UltimaWeapon yolo-swag-3000

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    Still waiting for some cheap knock off from NUX or MOOER or whatever... it has to be called Old Spice Classic or Rexona Men+Care
     

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  11. iron blast

    iron blast Northern Winds

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    This needs to get fixed in a firmware update imho. If fractal change this all a band would need is a axe3, ipad/ laptop with midi, a qsc 4.3 pld. 4 channel power amp, cabs , wireless, and iems pretty much the whole band done in a 10 space rack then add a pearl mimic pro drum module as it is like the axe fx for drums lol. This whole idea has my wheels turning.
     
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  12. lewis

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    /\ this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    There’s a thread discussing exactly this on the axe fx forum

    https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/only-2-amps.134889/

    Judging from Cliff’s comments I doubt it’s gonna happen.
     
  14. lewis

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    well yeah, from a business sense it doesnt make sense.

    goes from the idea of a band possibly buying 3, to just 1 so it would hurt his profits.
     
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    Not sure if this will change or not. You can read a current discussion on this, and what Cliff had to say...

    https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/only-2-amps.134889/page-2#post-1595797
     
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    who gets the axe fx when the band breaks up?? This seems like a recipe for trouble, Cliff is saving you guys from yourselves.
     
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    Who gets it when you go home from rehearsal to practice at home?
     
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    The axe fx shall be cut into three
     
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    I presume this was more a jokey reply rather than a serious one, however if not.

    You sign a contract that states if the band split you either sell the item and split it equally, or you are afforded the right to buy out the other guys 3rds etc.

    And to answer the second comment, my band has its own specific secure practice/recording studio so would have no reason to need to take it home with anyone.
     

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