Tempo delay effect - but for longer?

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Tempo delay effect - but for longer?

Unread post by mitya » Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:52 pm

Hey all

I'm trying to create a tempo-synced delay effect. Obviously I can use one of the tempo delay effects for this, but the thing is the delay doesn't last as long as I'd like.

For sheer duration, cross delay is hard to beat - that goes on for some time. But it's not synced to the tempo (and can't seem to be.)

Is there a way I can get tempo delay to repeat for an arbitrary length of time or number of bars/beats or something?

I tried to contrive this effect by utilising the pitch change effect as well - not to actually change the pitch at all, but to take advantage of the fact it can be used, if configured correctly, as a delay, by programming a delay before the repeat comes in. But this is fiddley and not ideal.

Thanks all.
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Re: Tempo delay effect - but for longer?

Unread post by Les Turnbull » Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:05 pm

Sounds like you are after a delay that will stay in time with a drum machine for a long time , Im thinking expensive rack delays may have exact time settings but I don't no any cheep delays , My 2 tap tempo pedals are very hit and miss . Also Infinity delay repeats tend to loose quality over time at the cheeper end . A decent Looper Pedal or Sequencer may be .
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Re: Tempo delay effect - but for longer?

Unread post by Derek » Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:23 pm


Tempo delay, and specifically the number of repeats you get, which I assume is what you are referring to, is affected by the feedback parameter. The more feedback, the more delay repeats you get.
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