Clipping and compressing a drum recording to achieve an exciting sound texture
How to find the best tempo (BPM) for your recording
Who should be responsible for the fade at the end of a song - the producer, mix engineer or mastering engineer?
An investigation of the pre-delay parameter of the Lexicon 480L reverb plug-in
Setting microphone preamplifier gain to achieve both adequate headroom and a good signal-to-noise ratio
Are 18 bits enough for tech metal? [with audio]
7 important microphone types that you should know and the benefits of each
Avid and Apple conspire to heist 9 decibels of level
The importance of monitoring in the recording studio
A great-sounding live vocal mic that you might never have heard of [with video]
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July 25, 2004
The XGuitar made its debut in Nashville at the Summer NAMM show, a guitar with DSP technology built-in. Whether for stage, studio or practice, the new XGuitar provides loads of sounds without a pile of pedals.
The XGuitar is a full-scale electric guitar that features 80 editable guitar presets in one package, including headphone and line outputs. All of the presets can be user-configured using the 9 effect modules and 8 different signal routing possibilities. Featues include 28-bit effects- Delays, amp, and cabinet models, chorus, transposition EQ, Noise reduction, flanger, reverb rotary speaker, a built-in digital tuner, one humbucker and two stacked single-coil pickups, plus a five-position pickup selector switch, master volume and two tone controls. The XGuitar can run up to 30 hours of operation on 4 AA alkaline batteries.
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