Cabinet stimulation

Discussion in 'Guitar Gear Talk Forum' started by ambush, Jul 15, 2007.

  1. ambush

    ambush _RASTA_man_

    I understand that cabinet stimulation in processors is used to emulate the sound of different speakers cabinet(correct me if i am wrong)

    My question is,
    Is it necessary to use cabinet modeling on stage, isn't the sound of the speaker cabinets on the stage good enough?
     
  2. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    Its simulation not stimulation.
    lol

    its not necessary to use.
    What sounds good to you - you should use that.
     
  3. ambush

    ambush _RASTA_man_

    I dont know what sounds good, cause obviously i have never seen me playing live

    anyway what is the the usual custom
     
  4. Double Click

    Double Click New Member

    Generally, if ur plugging direct to the mixer/PA, u use the cab sim.
    If u are going through an amp, u switch off the cab sim.

    The cab sims on most low end procs suck, so plugging in direct results in shitty tone.
     
  5. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    Haha

    Well its true.
    Low end processors actually sound much better when cab sim is disabled.
    Whether going into amp or goign direct. :p:
     
  6. ambush

    ambush _RASTA_man_

    Usually on stage here line-out from the amp is given to the mixer, so i am guessing there will be no effect of the cabinet on the sound...
     
  7. thehundredthone

    thehundredthone New Member

    Nope my 707II sounds way better with cab sim.
     
  8. ambush

    ambush _RASTA_man_

    ok...so i have to switch on cabinet modeling on my RP80
     
  9. Life_Sans_Death

    Life_Sans_Death Acronym!

    try not to use the lineout on venues. Try to get the amps miced.
     

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