Neural DSP teasing something new (Quad Cortex)

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  1. Spinedriver

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    Seeing how the footswitches are also going to function as the rotary knobs that adjust parameters, people will have to be careful not to twist their foot as they step down as it could possibly make a change to the volume/tone stack (or whatever parameter it is set for)as they are pushing down or releasing it as the case may be.
    It'll really depend on how 'grippy' the footswitches end up being.
     
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    Im hoping there is a knob lock on it.

    That was a lifesaver on my dd500.
     
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    When performing, I'd be extremely surprised if there wasn't an option to disable the rotary switch functionality. I'm sure Doug thought about this before the unit was conceived.
     
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    Pretty sure there will be an edit mode for the dials to be active and a lock mode or the like for performance.
     
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    From the FAQ:

    "Is it possible that stomping on the knobs could adjust a parameter?
    No. The software prevents accidental parameter tweaking when a switch is pressed."
     
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    Sounds like pressure commands override rotary commands?
     
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    Dumdum question here, sorry to bring back the "plug-ins aren't on the Quad Cortex" issue but:
    What is the benefit of having the plug-ins on the Quad Cortex? Is it just for having the interface and loading my saved presets? Or are those amp models and effects not available on the QC?
     
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    I'd think the main benefit is having proven modelling included, so that the customer is sure they are getting some tried-and-tested sounds regardless of anything else.

    I don't really mind either way - the thing I'm most curious of, is how the overall market and other developers will react.
     
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    They released a clip regarding the UI.

    Looks really good to me!
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Got to admit this looks damn cool. I was almost waiting for it to have voice control in the video :lol:
     
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    Earlier in this thread someone provided a reasonable excuse -- for people that already own Kemper/AxeFX. The excuse: This can be a great travel rig.

    I'm liking that excuse, but not yet decided. What else can you guys come up with?
     
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    Tisca Big-tube snob

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    In pre-order section
     
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    MetalDaze Repless in Seattle

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    Alexa, add more gain please :lol:
     
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    In the description of that YouTube vid, too.

    In the line 6 Helix FB group, someone posted that they sold their Helix to buy it. :lol:
     
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    Since you already know their modeling is proven, it doesn't NEED to be included. By that acknowledgement, you know what you're getting into and there will be plenty of demos and reviews as the first batch prepares for shipment. There really is no benefit to having all the suites included, aside from being able to say you have them and many would subconsciously feel like those are the "best" options available. Having them coded for the QC and at a fairly reduced price isn't a bad idea. Those who've purchased one or all of the plug-ins get them for free on the QC.

    As you said, I don't mind either way. I couldn't care less about the suites being included. I'm just stoked to see everything it does from an unbiased source (hopefully before I have it in my hands).
     
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    I think the Nolly & Plini Suites pretty much have all grounds covered.
     
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    Dayn silly person

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    I have a few Neural plugins that do me well. I have wanted an AxeFX for portability compared to my POD, but given how small and lightweight this is, it's perfect.

    It's just a new modeler, that's all. But it's also compatible with any plugins you've already purchased. Sounds good to me.
     
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    I just clicked the preorder and in the shopping cart it now says quad cortex 200€. No word that it would only be a first payment for the preorder. If it's only 200€ then that's an awesome price and I buy that 100%, if it's only some kind of first payment then they have the most misleading website ever.
     

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