FM3 waitlist

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  1. Droptopandy

    Droptopandy Supporting Member

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    I can tell you I had an AX8 and tried it into the return of a Mesa Mark IV head on a 4x12. I kept going back and fourth trying to get the AX8 to nail the sound of the amp, it never really did but maybe it was close enough for plenty of guys not to care. I’ll tell you one thing, had I not had the real amp to compare and go back the AX8 to keep tweaking it closer to the amp I don’t think I would have gotten it close at all to the amp.

    So I imagine that just pulling up an amp I’ve never owned on a Fractal expecting it to sound close to the real thing is asking a lot.
     
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  2. mikeymoves

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    Mine is coming today.
     
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  3. guitarno

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    I got my invite last Tuesday, Ordered Saturday, it shipped yesterday, due to arrive this Thursday.
     
  4. tjontheroad

    tjontheroad Just Wanna Be Misunderstood Vendor

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    Last I checked on the FM3 FB group, there is poll with at least 3 to 1 waiting for the headphone version to ordering/ordered now the non-headphone version.

    I guess that also means the wait for the headphone version will be much longer for some because FAS will be filling the already sent invites first. I’m glad I got my FM3 now.
     
  5. Prince

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    Can the USB output send power out? Wondering if I can power a small headphone amplifier off of it.
     
  6. timbuck2

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    wonder if they are having hard time selling all the non headphone units?
     
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  7. JiveTurkey

    JiveTurkey Trumpets and Tants Supporting Member

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    I don't believe so.
     
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  8. Dan Desy

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    Not presently. But that is one of the future plans for the USB A connection.
     
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  9. TonePilot

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    I got my invite a few days ago. Still haven't decided if I want one or not yet. Pretty content with my GT-1000 and am looking to see what the Quad Cortex brings to the party. With the FM-3, I'd really miss tweaking via bluetooth on the iPad.
     
  10. Dan Desy

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    As a helix user, I have thoughts about the FM3 (pros and cons, both). But i don’t want to turn this into a helix vs FM3 thread. I really don’t.

    And I can’t post anything on the Fractal a Forum. All they care about is over there which screen protector to buy, which pedalboard looks cooler, and whether they should take the end caps off or not.
    Seriously.
     
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  11. texhex

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    Create a new thread here. I'd love to hear your thoughts on Helix vs. FM3 from a Helix users perspective.
     
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  12. JiveTurkey

    JiveTurkey Trumpets and Tants Supporting Member

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    Yep. Post it here.
     
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  13. odourboy

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    I just got on the wait list. Any educated guesses as to how long before my number comes up?
     
  14. texhex

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    Well, they are currently sending invites to people who registered 4/29/2019 so I'd say it will be... soon.

    Seriously though probably 3-6 months. Good luck!
     
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  15. texhex

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    By then we will all be talking about Quad Cortex which will be right around the corner.
     
  16. texhex

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    If Quad Cortex ships on time. God... I'm bored.
     
  17. Dan Desy

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    Just a guess: 2-3 months.
     
  18. ZenArcade

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    Educated guesses ... drink :drink
     
  19. Uncle_Fester

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    Think it depends on how many non-headphone units they created and how many people are waiting for the headphone units. Sounds like the majority of people are waiting for the headphone units which means you might not have to wait too long if there are a lot of non-headphone units.
     
  20. texhex

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    Got on the waitlist 5/1/2019 received my invite 4/22/2020. Waiting on the headphone model.
     
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