iam's comment: The SPX1000 is just a crap industry-standard thing, with no special effects whatsoever, so I got rid of that. He has also said "A grand for just a reverb unit and delay is a bit of a waste of money really. ". DESCRIPTION & NOTES Digital multi-effects processor A Selection of 40 Superb Effects The SPX1000 also provides simultaneous processing-up to 5 effects at one time. Both "series" and "parallel" combinations are provided. With a sampling frequency of 44.1 kHz, it delivers full, flat frequency response from 20 Hz to 20 kHz. Broad Programming Versatility Any of the SPX1000's 40 preset effect programs can be edited, re-titled, and stored in any of 59 RAM (user memory) locations. Analog and Digital Interfacing With A Movable Digital Insert Point The stereo analog inputs and outputs can be switched to match -20 dBm or +4 dBm. The SPX1000 also allows selection of the following Digital I/O modes: Analog, PRE, Post, Digital. Selectable Input Modes In addition to the digital I/O configurations, the SPX1000 offers a choice of input modes that provide increased system flexibility: Stereo Normal, Stereo Reverse, Mono L, and Mono R. External Controller Assignment of Two Parameter Per Program MIDI Control A MIDI In terminal allows MIDI selection of effect programs as well as real-time control of up to two different effect parameters at the same time. A switchable MIDI THRU/Out terminal is also provided. When switched to OUT, edited programs stored in internal RAM can be dumped to a second SPX1000, a MIDI data recorder or other data storage device. Preset Effect Programs 1 - 27 1. Rev 1 Hall, 2. Rev 2 Room, 3. Rev 3 Vocal, 4. Rev 4 Plate, 5. Rev 5 Echo Room, 6. Early REF. 1, 7. Early Ref. 2, 8. Early Ref. 3, 9. Gate Reverb, 10. Reverse Gate, 11. Delay L,C,R, 12. Stereo Echo, 13. Stereo Flange A, 14. Stereo Flange B, 15. Chorus, 16. Stereo Phasing, 17. Tremolo, 18. Symphonic, 19. ADR-Noise Gate, 20. Pitch Change 1, 21. Pitch Change 2, 22. Pitch Change 3, 23. Freeze 1, 24. Freeze 2, 25 Pan, 26. Triggered Pan, 27. Distortion Preset Effect Programs 28 - 40 28. Multi (CHO and REV), 29. Multi (SYM and REV) 30. Multi (EXC and REV), 31. Plate + Hall, 32. ER+REV, 33. Echo+REV, 34. Chorus+REV, 35. Pan+Pan, 36. Compressor, 37. Low LVL Expander, 38. Exciter, 39. Stereo Pitch, 40. Stereo Freezemore
In this interview with Liam Howlett, he says he used to own a SPX 1000, but ended up ditching it in favor of the Boss SE-70: "The SPX1000 is just a crap industry-standard thing, with no special effects whatsoever, so I got rid of that. A grand for just a reverb unit and delay is a bit of a waste of money really..."more
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