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Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard Driver
He was convinced that the secret to great amp simulation lay in using the very Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard digital processing, rather than trying to reinvent analogue circuitry or using low-voltage valves. True to the name of his company, Cliff looked into the tiniest details, creating accurate digital replicas of real valves and making use of the latest DSP technology to store the massive amounts of data.
Straight out of the box, the results look impressive. Housed in a two-unit rack format, the Ultra has a clearly arranged control panel and a large LCD display.
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Despite the complexity and sophistication, it's easy to focus on the bare essentials for getting up and running. In the middle of the panel is a set of 12 menu buttons providing access to common tasks, such as editing presets, adjusting global parameters or setting up the various inputs and outputs. On that subject, the rear panel offers a suitably professional set of connections: Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard with the clever internal routing options, this array of connections means Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard you can use the Axe-Fx in a huge variety of ways.
For the purpose of reviewing it in isolation, we spent most of our time using it in the simplest way possible with a guitar into the front input, balanced outputs into a mixing desk and monitors. However, you can use it purely as an effects unit, plugging it into the effects loop of your favourite amp, or as a dedicated studio processor.
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If you have a separate preamp and power-amp, the Axe-Fx can be set to place effects before or after the preamp, as required. The grid has four lines, each with 12 effect locations, and any effect can Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard connected to any of the four locations in the adjacent column.
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Thanks to the MHz dual-core processor, up to Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard effects can be used simultaneously, connected in series or Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard, and there are plenty to choose from - 49 amp sims, 22 cabinets, 10 microphones and 22 effect types. Using multiple instances of effects is obviously going to be a great creative tool, but you can also run dual amp blocks in a true stereo rig.
The intention was not to create warts 'n' all reproductions of specific classic amps, but to simulate their sounds in the context of a modern unit, with more control and flexibility than the originals ever had. Chase describes the sounds Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard many of the mainstream modelling units as being more like 'caricatures' of the Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard amp sounds, and after a few hours playing with the Ultra, it's easy to understand what he means.
There's just so much more depth and vitality to the Axe-Fx's amp sims.
One of the reasons for this is the attention paid to power-amp Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard, and the way it interacts with the master volume control, sag and damp controls. Preamp overdrive is only part of the story, and we certainly found it hard to believe that we weren't playing through a real amp. I'm hoping this is only because of the complicated patches that have everything including the kitchen sink in them.
You pretty much nailed it. Some folks use the "pedalboard" approach.
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They string together every effect they could possibly want, then pick and choose among them by using instant access switches to toggle them on and off. That makes for Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard pretty CPU-hungry patch. Bear in mind that there are two different kinds of memory in the Axe-FX.
Here's a more in-depth look: Cliff has replied to this question numerous times. The standard is pretty much out of memory except for additional amp models this uses a different part of memory and bug fixes. He has been Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Standard to squeeze a few more features out by going to a compressed bootloader and coding efficiencies.