Electrix Repeater

Electrix Repeater

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Repeater is the next step in the evolution of loop-based noise production. To the studio noisician, it gives a power to arrange audio that was normally reserved for MIDI. Live noisicians can safely sample and integrate loops into their performance with almost no learning curve. Repeater's algorithms are tailored to making the looping process simple and intuitive. Repeater Features... -Loop Point Assist algorithm takes the tedious pre-production work away from creating the perfect loop. Loop on the fly! -High quality pitch shifting and time stretching algorithms gives you creative control over a loops tempo and pitch. Completely change the loop's vibe with a few control tweaks. -Audio Beat Detection automatically syncs recording and playback to any audio source. -Intuitive interface means a short learning curve so you are having fun and being creative faster. -Repeater has an 8-minute (40 MB) loop limit. That's larger than any other hardware, looping device. -Repeater can have up to 99 loops with 4 tracks per loop. -Control the level, pan, pitch and position of individual tracks. -Independently "Slip" each track position much like you would in a software multi track application like a ProTools or Cubase. -The overdub feature lets you build multi-layered loops on each of the 4 tracks. -Resample lets you bounce 4 tracks to 1 or 2 and re-record effects into the loop. -Overdub regeneration lets Repeater act like a very long delay line. -The undo function lets you experiment, overdub, edit and record without the fear of destroying your work. -Reverse play and record adds new creative possibilities to your work. -"Double loop" multiplies the recorded loop allowing you to create a bed for overdubbing a longer phrase. -The front panel trim controls allow you to easily edit the start and end points of your loop. Memory -Carry your performance in your pocket! Front loading Compact Flash media gives Repeater virtually unlimited memory expansion. Repeater comes bundled with a 16 MB Compact Flash card to complement the 8 MB internal memory. 24 MB means 4.5 "track" minutes. -The largest single card available (as of this writing) is 256 MB or 49 minutes of uncompressed audio. Need more memory? Just swap cards. -Purchasing the optional Sandisk ImageMate gives Repeater Mac and PC compatibility (suggested retail ). The ImageMate sits on your desk and acts like a removable disk drive, treating the flash memory card like a diskette. Drag and drop files to your hard drive and back. Record loops on Repeater and transfer them onto your computer for integration into your recording software. File Format -Repeater records uncompressed WAV files giving you high quality audio that is compatible with other environments. Remote Control -Any TRS style 3-button foot controller (like a Digitech FS-300) gives foot control over play/stop, record and tap tempo. -Repeater can be operated from a MIDI foot controller for "Hands Free" use. -Full MIDI control also means you can sequence your loops to create complete structures. -MIDI control over the pitch offers real-time manipulation over the sample. Experiment with variations of the loop. I/O -Repeater's digital out means easy integration into the digital studio environment. -The High quality Phono Preamp makes it's easy to sample from vinyl. -Repeater's stereo Insert lets you integrate any effects unit into your loop. Assign the insert to individual tracks, the output or the input of Repeater, all from the front panel. -Repeater can be configured for Individual track outputs. -Repeater's front panel instrument input and headphone output means, "plug and play" looping.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price: $700.00

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User Reviews of the Electrix Repeater

  • Submitted by burnn_out! from Roseville, MI (62 points) on Oct 26, 2010
  • dead easy to use. you can get a lot out of dry loops with just changing the pitch and adjusting the bpm. seperate outs for the four channels, which can be made into dual stereo. loops can be reversed, panned, overdubbed, and resampled. all with no menus or goofy sub function buttons. its the only "looper" i've owned but i've owned a couple samplers and in terms of ease of use and versitility this is one of the better ones.
  • Good Points: Does what it does very well simple interface uses compactflash instead of the crappy smartmedia and zip disks roland/boss were in love with sometime ago
  • Bad Points: Pricey compared to other similar products eats memory rather quickly to me, investing in multiple 512mb cards is a must.
  • Price Paid: US$500.00
  • Purchased At: greedbay
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