Kemper Tips that any owner can utilize!

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  1. Jose7822

    Jose7822 Member

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    They’ve been here for a bit now. It’s just that they elevated that beta version into an official release. But it’s otherwise exactly the same :).
     
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    Is it me or did the beta release not sound as good as the official release? When I upgraded to beta, all my sounds sounded... different. Then when I downloaded the official patch, it sounded fuller again and normal. Any one else?
     
  3. Jose7822

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    Sometimes the OS gets “corrupted” and affects the sound of the Kemper. I always initialize the System settings after a new OS install to avoid that. But, to answer your question, they sound the same to me. However, some people did report that the Legacy Reverbs sounded different after the beta. Might be related to that?
     
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    I’ve got a PowerRack/Remote and Mission 212 cab being delivered on Monday, and this thread is super helpful.

    Thx
     
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    I did not notice that volume pedal location could be locked! Thank you. I will be doing that :aok
     
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    Tube Bias and Tube Shape are kind of subtle and many users never touch them BUT they can be exactly what the profile needs to take it over the top.

    It can really add some heat to a “cold” sounding profile.
     
  7. Viabcroce

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    TRIKK006

    For those who input the Profiler via a wireless device or other line-level media: you can use the balanced Return XLR.
    Reamp Sens will set the input's gain. Feel free to balance levels between that and the device's output until you get the best N/S.

    Of course there's also the Return 1/4" socket available, which is balanced as well but also accepts unbalanced cables.
     
  8. WBellman

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    Kind of a simple and obvious one but very helpful IMO. If you are going to fiddle with the 4 EQ knobs be sure to hold down the 'eq' stack button first. The display now shows the current settings in numerical values - which makes fine tuning adjustments easier.
     
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  9. Jose7822

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    Speaking of “fine adjustments”, does the Kemper have a way of doing that?

    It’s super frustrating when you get to the really high values (i.e. 10Khz) and you can’t get the EQ to be EXACTLY that value. This is one area where the Kemper Editor will come in handy (at least for anal people like myself).
     
  10. WBellman

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    One option - the graphic eq stomp has 2.5K, 5K, and 10K bands that can be fine tuned.
     
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    Modulated reverb is not often used... and it's a pity.

     
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    I can’t remember if the GEQ has high and low pass filters, need to check that out. However, the issue still remains for any parameter with high values elsewhere (i.e. EQ on Reverbs, EQ on Delays, even a couple of the system parameters). Kemper needs to come up with a modifier or a way to do really fine parameter adjustments. It’s the only thing I REALLY don’t like about the Kemper.
     
  13. WBellman

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    There's hi and lo pass filters on the last page of the GE stomp. And agreed. The fine tuning needs to be improved. Also, I'd love to be able to assign a switch to toggle between UNDO and REDO. Anyone know if this is possible.

    Modulated verb (or other time based effects) is killer!
     
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    Some (real) amp have just proven to not be profilable because of uncommon circuits. Here is a provisional list (additions welcome, provided it's proved there's a hardware incompatibility with the process):
    • Binson Hi.Fi.
    • Mesa 5:25
    • Mesa Triaxis
    • Marshall JMP 1
    • Peavey Rockmaster preamp
    • Peavey Ultra+
     
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    +victory kraken
     
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  16. WBellman

    WBellman Supporting Member

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    Not exactly sure what you mean in regard to the KPA itself.

    Re: Victory Kraken - Are you using the official Kemper profiles from Victory?

    No answers on a hands free UNDO/REDO toggle method?
     
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    Sorry WB, I am not getting your comment. Would you rephrase it if you don't mind?
    Thanks :)
     
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  18. WBellman

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    Ahhhhh. My mistake. I read profilable as profitable.

    Interesting point you make. Is this your own perception or do you have anything else to back it up? I'm asking because I've played a few really great profiles of some very complex pre-amps like the ADA MP-1 and CAE 3+ SE.
     
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    Ah, no problem :)


    This comes officially from the House.
    It's not something you "perceive", it's that the KPA will report an error and abort the process (like "volume too low", or "there's a compressor on line"), or result in a distorted or ipercompressed tone where a clean one was set on the amp etc.
     
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