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Old 07-01-2019, 10:41 AM
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Are you sure the mixer isn't coloring the sound?
If you plug in PA with zero Bodyrez you notice a difference when
you turn the unit on and off?
Yes. I bypass the mixer and go direct to my Bose S1 Pro. I record a loop and then listen. I canít seem to get the sound to my liking. I donít really want to use a mixer, but I need to cut the mids for my vocal. I tried to increase the bass and treble on the S1 Pro, but there is a definite difference when cutting the mids on the mixer.

I would just omit the Play Acoustic, but the effects are just so darn good.
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Old 07-02-2019, 01:24 PM
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I can not get enough volume output when I connect Play Acoustic directly from XLR output(s) to powered speaker.When I connect Play Acoustic through headphone out directly to powered speaker into 1/4 jack (same input),everything is loud, clear and perfect.
Speaker is Alto TS110A powered speaker.
I tried everything in set up outputs level of Play Acoustic,but nothing happens.
Please,can you tell me,what do you think,where is problem and why?
I'm having the exact same problem! Did you ever figure out what the issue was? My setup is play acoustic - xlr mono to channel 1 of my Yamaha DXR12.
Even with the output setting at maximum and the DXR turned up all the way its still not very loud.
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Old 07-02-2019, 07:03 PM
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I'm having the exact same problem! Did you ever figure out what the issue was? My setup is play acoustic - xlr mono to channel 1 of my Yamaha DXR12.
Even with the output setting at maximum and the DXR turned up all the way its still not very loud.
Are you using mic or line? I believe the manual says to use a mic level input.
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Old 07-03-2019, 02:27 AM
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Yes. I bypass the mixer and go direct to my Bose S1 Pro. I record a loop and then listen. I canít seem to get the sound to my liking. I donít really want to use a mixer, but I need to cut the mids for my vocal. I tried to increase the bass and treble on the S1 Pro, but there is a definite difference when cutting the mids on the mixer.

I would just omit the Play Acoustic, but the effects are just so darn good.
Hi JackB,
Inverted the phase on the Play Acoustic. That seemed to fix the issue. Now I just added a little compression and itís good.

Thanks for your input.

Marty
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Old 07-03-2019, 09:25 AM
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Are you using mic or line? I believe the manual says to use a mic level input.
I'm using line. When I switched to mic I could only get to roughly the same volume as line before I'm getting serious feedback.
Thanks for your help YamahaGuy much appreciated!
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Old 07-06-2019, 07:53 PM
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The Play Acoustic allows individual vocal presets, but the guitar effects are global (i.e. one global preset). The Acoustic has 5 bodyrez styles.

The Play Electric allows individual guitar effects to be saved within those vocal presets, so in your case, the Electric is probably a better fit for you. The Electric has only one 1 bodyrez style, but it should still do the trick.

- Frank.
I know it's a few years later, but page 6 of the setup, with the latest firmware allows the user to switch off th global guitar fx, and consequently save guitar settings to each preset.
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Old 08-18-2019, 10:59 AM
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Hi, I'm reading about the Play Acoustic and the Play GTX and have some questions:

- does the Acoustic have the same vocal presets of the GTX (Elvis, Barry white for ex.)

- does the Acoustic use the guitar to follow harmonies like the GTX.

- does the Bodyrez make difference for better on an overall sound compared with the GTX.

- how the Acoustic works with a Godin Multiac?!

- was the Acoustic launched later than the GTX and so the algorithm more recent?

- is the GTX retired?

Many thanks in advance
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Old 08-18-2019, 03:11 PM
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Hi, I'm reading about the Play Acoustic and the Play GTX and have some questions:

- does the Acoustic have the same vocal presets of the GTX (Elvis, Barry white for ex.)

- does the Acoustic use the guitar to follow harmonies like the GTX.

- does the Bodyrez make difference for better on an overall sound compared with the GTX.

- how the Acoustic works with a Godin Multiac?!

- was the Acoustic launched later than the GTX and so the algorithm more recent?

- is the GTX retired?

Many thanks in advance
...I have the GTX, but I've never used the Play Acoustic for comparison....I really like my GTX.......loaded with features...like others have said...less is more.....
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Old 08-19-2019, 03:04 AM
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Hi, I'm reading about the Play Acoustic and the Play GTX and have some questions:

- does the Acoustic have the same vocal presets of the GTX (Elvis, Barry white for ex.)

Yes. Through their voice support app, you can download 500 more.

- does the Acoustic use the guitar to follow harmonies like the GTX.

Yes.

- does the Bodyrez make difference for better on an overall sound compared with the GTX.


Yes.

- how the Acoustic works with a Godin

No experience with this.

- was the Acoustic launched later than the GTX and so the algorithm more recent?

Yes and several updates to the operating system , but only for the Play Acoustic
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- is the GTX retired?

Yes, I have not seen any updates in the operating system in many years. The Play Acoustic and the Play Electric replaced this.

Many thanks in advance
Hope this helps some.
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Old 08-19-2019, 04:11 AM
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Hope this helps some.
This is what I've been looking for. My GAS level went up 1000%...thanks Marty.

I think we have a winner...
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Old 08-26-2019, 02:26 PM
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I ended up returning this pedal. The more I used and learned about it the less enamored I became.

What I learned was:

1) This pedal is instrument specific, if I plug in another guitar from the stable I have to mess with the eq and it's a PITA. It doesn't save guitar presets.

2) This pedal is system specific. If I switch it from amp to mixer to powered speaker I have to eq the pedal and system. It would be a nightmare if I was to take it to an open mic and try to plug into the host system.

This pedal is nice if you are using one guitar and plugging into one system.
I am very interested in hearing other responses to this post. My concern is more with )2 than 1. Have other forum members used this pedal successfully in open mic settings? Have results been good, bad, or in between? I have one but havenít used it much. When I bought it I was looking forward to using it in open mic settings, but Iíve read what this poster said more than once. If there are forum members who are using it successfully in these settings, what are your tips for doing so?
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:42 AM
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The Play Acoustic would be rather clumsy to bring to Open Mics. You would need the host to give you a clean channel and an XLR cable to go from your combined output of the Play Acoustic into his sound system. Then he would have to make everything flat on that channel so you can use your settings of your play acoustic. Doable, but kind of a hassle. Most Open Mics you are handed a 1/4 guitar cable and you plug into your guitar and go.

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I am very interested in hearing other responses to this post. My concern is more with )2 than 1. Have other forum members used this pedal successfully in open mic settings? Have results been good, bad, or in between? I have one but havenít used it much. When I bought it I was looking forward to using it in open mic settings, but Iíve read what this poster said more than once. If there are forum members who are using it successfully in these settings, what are your tips for doing so?
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Old 09-17-2019, 10:17 PM
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True, but I see plenty of people using some pretty complicated pedal boards.
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True, but I see plenty of people using some pretty complicated pedal boards.
.....at open mics?.....can't say I've ever seen that.......
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Old 09-18-2019, 09:05 AM
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A pedal board is different. Usually it will just need the usual guitar cable. The play acoustic needs a XLR cable and then a separate channel that is set up flat so it doesn't interfere with your settings. I guess if you bring your own guitar cable and a XLR cable, you can ask the host to plus it into a free channel. Way too much hassle just for a few songs IMO.

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