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Electric Guitar Processors and the T1 ToneMatch Audio Engine and T4S/T8S ToneMatch® Mixers
Presets and zEQ
When you use any Preset in the Electric Guitar category the zEQ settings for Low, Mid, High are optimized for Electric Guitar. I usually leave the zEQ settings flat and do the tone shaping in the guitar processor.
Processor Modeler Profiler
If you are using a processor/modeler/profiler between your electric guitar and a T1 ToneMatch Audio Engine
For example: Kemper Profiling Amp
Try this ToneMatch Preset
This covers anything that does speaker modeling.
Category: Electric Guitars
Preset: Flat E Guitar zEQ
- If you select a Flat with zEQ setting in a specific category, the zEQ adjustments update to match the most meaningful frequencies for that category/instrument. The effects are available to you regardless of the preset you select.
This may help if you have some digital fizz in your sound.
Category: Electric Guitars
- The General Processor setting was designed to work well with a variety of amp modeling devices such as those produced by Digitech, Roland, or Line6. I tend to think of this as the "desterilizer".
Effects Pedal without Speaker Emulation
This gives you the general tone of running through a 12" speaker in a cabinet. It does not include distortion.
- General Direct is suitable for most input signals that are not represented elsewhere. It is different from Guitar with zEQ for instance in that it does not feature further tonal adjustments zEQ specific to an instrument. Essentially it is more generic in design and is a great failsafe starting point.
- General Direct is an averaged spectral response of 12” guitar speakers and is useful in many ways other than guitar. (Use your ears). Basically it bumps up around 2KHz and rolls off about 5KHz on the high end, 100 on the low end.
Miked Guitar Amp w/ SM57, Rumbly and Miked Guitar Amp w/ SM57 Normal
Q: Miked Guitar Amp w/ SM57, Rumbly and Miked Guitar Amp w/ SM57 Normal
- These are very useful and Tony Sarno and I worked on these together, for use with amplifying a small amp with an sm57 pickup. Tube-and-cone freaks; rejoice!! Both presets have a slight “honk” (500 Hz octave) and the “rumbly” one is bumped in the deep bass, for anyone wanting that “stack” sound on full distortion. Tony said “yeah” when we were done. Erik Gustafson of the Brothers Groove liked Miked Guitar Amp w/ SM57, Rumbly instantly, playing a Tele and miking his amp. Be careful of Miked Guitar Amp w/ SM57 Normal because it will do a good job of reamplifying bass guitar and kick drum on a loud stage. Source: Cliff Henricksen
If connecting directly to a L1 Compact use Channel 2 ¼ inch jack with the ToneMatch switch set to Line.
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