thanks all for your input - this came from echo support and it worked like a
charm -

tom said:
Sounds like you are getting a feed back loop. When you go out of Gina into
compressor and back in to Gina then it goes right back out of Gina again and
so on. Try muting monitors 1/2 wich are on the Echo Console.



----- Original Message -----
From: Timothy Roven <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: Gina Mailing List <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, December 20, 1999 10:30 PM
Subject: [gina-users] external effects


> hello all, i hope you can help - i've just decided to try out my first
> out-board/non computer effects with the gina. i got the alesis
> nanocompressor and nanoverb, pretty great value for 175 bucks for the
pair.
> anyway, please tell me i'm doing something really stupid because neither
> seems to be working quite right.
>
> for the compressor, i decided to first start by adding a light overall
> compression to an already finished song. i ran 2 cables out of gina's 1/2
> output into the input of the nanocompressor and plugged my headphones via
> y-connector into the output of the nanocompressor. i fired up the song and
> tweaked around until i had what i thought sounded like a light overall
> mastering-type compression.
>
> i then unplugged the phones and ran two cables out of the nanocompressor
> into the 1/2 inputs of gina. my y-connector and phones i put into the 3/4
> output of the gina and selected via the gina console to monitor the
> compressed output (now the 1/2 inputs). the sound was totally different,
it
> had this nasty tinny brasso quality to it. i figured i'd make sure my
levels
> were set ok but they were fine all around. i even lowered them. then i
> checked the sound coming out of the compressor again with the phones and
> found it was fine.
>
> same thing happened with the reverb unit.
>
> any ideas anyone? thanks for reading this novel!!
>
> timothy
>

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