year4545 settings - post them here!



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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby Eric! » Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:24 pm

I usually just kinda improv it. I've played with it a lot, so I get what does what, but it's difficult to articulate. Just spend a while with it near the front of your chain (and play loud, trust me), and after a while, you should (hopefully) understand its ways :D

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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby jwar » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:37 pm

Been trying some of these settings and messing around more with the 4545. I LOVE IT! Just takes some getting used to. Great pedal!
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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby smallsnd/bigsnd » Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:06 pm

jwar wrote:Been trying some of these settings and messing around more with the 4545. I LOVE IT! Just takes some getting used to. Great pedal!


i knew you'd come around... :thumb: :hug:
post your settings if you find any good ones!
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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby Eric! » Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:10 pm

I'm gonna just start recording wankery videos with the 4545. It's so good.

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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby Tigerbass » Wed Apr 13, 2011 4:45 am

jwar wrote:Been trying some of these settings and messing around more with the 4545. I LOVE IT! Just takes some getting used to. Great pedal!



Me too. Not the easiest pedal to dial in, but I'm working on it.
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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby Eric! » Wed Apr 13, 2011 4:55 am

It will come, I assure you :D

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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby wfs1234 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:52 pm

Just curious if this is normal. I'll get a setting dialed in, enjoy it for all of two seconds and then the sound will change as though someone's turned the knob. Is this normal? Is mine haunted? What?
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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby Toonster » Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:04 pm

wfs1234 wrote:Just curious if this is normal. I'll get a setting dialed in, enjoy it for all of two seconds and then the sound will change as though someone's turned the knob. Is this normal? Is mine haunted? What?

Maybe post the setting so others can try it out?
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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby smallsnd/bigsnd » Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:18 pm

wfs1234 wrote:Just curious if this is normal. I'll get a setting dialed in, enjoy it for all of two seconds and then the sound will change as though someone's turned the knob. Is this normal? Is mine haunted? What?


does it get softer/more dull? there are a few settings that do darken up or in other cases just subtly shift in tone after you set the sound then start playing harder. i *think* is has to do with the transistors reaching their saturation/cutoff point, but i need to do some more reading on this - especially since the transistors are not being used in a "normal" way...
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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby wfs1234 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 10:59 pm

smallsnd/bigsnd wrote:does it get softer/more dull? there are a few settings that do darken up or in other cases just subtly shift in tone after you set the sound then start playing harder. i *think* is has to do with the transistors reaching their saturation/cutoff point, but i need to do some more reading on this - especially since the transistors are not being used in a "normal" way...


That sounds about right, it'll be pretty rippin for a second then dullen after a second or two of playing. As though the oscillators are having sweet sonic sex at these points, orgasming, and releasing. Kinda like this when he's talking about Anthony Hopkins (but much briefer)


If memory serves, these settings occur mostly when the x and y osc are in the middle position, with the x knob in the 2-5 range and the y knob in the 7-11 range. I'll post the problem settings in the morning, maybe a clip if i'm ambitious. And I'm using the four knob small version.
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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby smallsnd/bigsnd » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:12 pm

if you roll of the guitar volume a little bit i think you'll get a little less of that happening. i'll try it out tomorrow
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Re: year4545 settings - post them here!

Postby hazelwould » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:57 am

wfs1234 wrote:Just curious if this is normal. I'll get a setting dialed in, enjoy it for all of two seconds and then the sound will change as though someone's turned the knob. Is this normal? Is mine haunted? What?

Mine did the same thing. It'll sound one way and then change LITERALLY as you hold a note out. I Iove it... :snax:
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