Lexicon MPX G2 V1.1 ROM Information
Lexicon MPX G2 V1.1 ROM Information
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NEW FEATURES

Software Version 1.10 includes the new features described in this section.

NEW and IMPROVED EFFECTS

  • New effects have been added to the Effect 1, Effect 2, and EQ banks. Descriptions of these effects begin below. The table beneath each description indicates the parameters available for the effect. Parameter descriptions are located in the MPX G2 User Guide and on pages 12 to 14 of this document.
  • The Blue Comp effect time constant has been shortened to improve performance when the ATime (Attack Time) parameter is set to 0. The minimum attack time set in the algorithm is greater than 0. This time is now faster, making the Blue Comp effect sound less "crunchy" when the ATime parameter is set to 0. The Blue Comp effect is located in the Effect 1 and Effect 2 banks.
  • The following effects have been added to the EQ bank: SweepFilter, Wah1, Wah2, PedalWah1, PedalWah2, Test Tone, and Ring Mod. These effects are identical to the effects included in the Effect 1 and Effect 2 banks.
  • The compressor level in the Wah2 and PedalWah2 effects appears on the same meter as it appears on in the RedComp effect. The compressor in all three effects is identical.

Comp (S)

The Comp (S) effect has been added to the Effect 1 and Effect 2 banks. It is a stereo version of the Blue Comp effect. These effects are identical, except Comp (S) has a mono detector linking the left and right compressors. Comp (S) includes the ATime (Attack Time) parameter modifcation described in the previous column.

Label Default Values Values
Mix 50% or Off 0 to 100% or
Off
-95 to 0dB
Level 0dB Off -89dB to 6dB
Sense 0 -72 to 24
Thrsh 0dB -83 to 0dB
Gain 0 -72 to 24
ATime 1 0 to 2000
RTime 100 0 to 2000

 

RingMod

The Ring Mod effect has been added to the Effect 2 and EQ banks. It is modeled after the Big Briar moogerfooger. It multiplies a locally generated sine wave carrier by the input signal, creating sidebands around the carrier frequency. A built-in LFO modulates the carrier for added "weirdness." Harmonics are not anti-aliased.

Lable Default Value Values
Mix 50% or Off 0 to 100% or
Off
-95 to 0dB
Level 0dB Off -89dB to 6dB
Freq 200 1 to 8000
Bal 0 -50 to 50
Rate 1.00 0.00 to 50.00
PW 50 0 to 100
Depth 25 0 to 100
Type Trian Sine, Trian (Triangle),
Squar (Square)

 

NEW PARAMETER OPTIONS

Note:
To access the new options for the parameters described in this section, press the front panel Options button while the desired parameter is selected.

Mix (0 to 100 or Off, -95 to 0dB)

When the Effect Mix option is selected, the Mix parameter can be used to set the wet-to-dry ratio of the input signal as a percentage. When the Dry Level option is selected, the Mix parameter can be used to set the dry level of the input signal. (The Level parameter indicates the wet level of the input signal no matter which option is selected.)

The Mix parameter setting is not global. It must be selected for each desired effect. To save the Mix parameter setting, the effect must be saved as a User program.

Note:
When the Dry Level option is selected for the Mix parameters in the Panner and Auto Panner effects are not interpolated.

Note (C0 to G10 or 17to 25088)

The Note parameter can be used to set the pitch of the sine wave generated in the Test Tone effect. Press the front panel Options button to toggle between displaying the setting as a MIDI note or as a frequency (Hz). The default option is MIDI note.

Time (0 to 10000)

The Time parameter can be used to set the delay time of the selected delay effect. The setting can be displayed in
the formats included in the table shown below.

  • mS Displays the setting in milliseconds. Delay time is fixed.
  • Echoes:beat Displays the setting in a rhythmic ratio of echoes-per-beat. Delay time varies with tempo, and can be adjusted by pressing the front panel Tap button.
  • Feet Displays the setting in feet the equivalent distance from a sound source required to produce the delay. Delay
    time is fixed.
  • Meters Displays the setting in meters the equivalent distance from a sound source required to produce the delay. Delay
    time is fixed.
  • Tap mS Displays the setting in milliseconds When the Time parameter is selected, a new setting can be "tapped in."
    Samples* Displays the setting as a number based on a 44100Hz sample rate (22.7 milliseconds per sample). Resonance effects can be created by adjusting the Time parameter when feedback parameters are set high.

* Lag time in the A/D/A converters sets absolute time in the box in milliseconds. Sample delays should be added to this time to calculate the accurate delay time.

ADVANCED EDITOR MODE

Advanced Editor Mode can be used to change preset names.
To enable Advanced Editor Mode:
1. Load the desired preset. (See page 2-2 in the MPX G2 User Guide for instructions to load presets.)
2. Press the front panel Store button. The Store button LED will flash to indicate that Store Mode has been enabled.
3. Press the front panel Options button to enable Advanced Editor Mode. Press the Options button again to disable Advanced Editor Mode. The Options button LED will flash to indicate that Advanced Editor Mode is enabled. The Effect buttons will also flash, indicating that these buttons serve as controls in this mode. See the Advanced Editor Mode Controls section that begins on the next page for descriptions of each button function.

The front panel display will appear as shown in the figure below. The name of the selected preset will appear on
the top line of the display. A cursor will flash beneath the first character in the preset name. A horizontal list of
available letters, numbers, and symbols will appear on the bottom line of the front panel display.

Note:
The G2 Blue preset is used as an example in the figure below, and will continue to be used as an example throughout this section.

Advanced Editor Mode Controls

The front panel < No, Yes >, and Effect buttons can be used to change the name of the selected preset.
Descriptions of these button functions begin in the next column.

< No Button Moves the flashing cursor to the previous character in the preset name.
< Yes Button Moves the flashing cursor to the next character in the preset name.

Gain Button
Deletes the preset name, beginning with the character above the flashing cursor and including all characters to
the right of the flashing cursor. Characters to the left of the flashing cursor are not deleted. For instance, the
flashing cursor is positioned below the “l” in the G2 Blue preset name. When the Gain button is pressed, the letters
“l,” “u,” and “e” will be deleted.

Effect 1 Button (Word Mode)
Selects Word Mode. When Word Mode is selected, an activation message will appear briefly on the top line of the front panel display. Then, the name of the selected preset will appear on the top line of the display. This sequence is shown in the figures below. available words. The selected word will replace characters above and to the right of the cursor. Characters to the left of the cursor will not change. For example, the cursor is positioned below the number“2” in the G2 Blue preset name. When a new word is selected, it will replace the number “2,” the space, and the letters “B,” “l,” “u,” and “e.” If the word “Ambience”
is selected, the preset name will be changed to“GAmbience.”

Refer to the Installation guide for more details.

DSP STEP COUNT

The total number of DSP steps has been increased from 190 to 200.

METERS MODE

Meters Mode can be used to view high-resolution, horizontal level meters that monitor input and output levels for each effect.

To enable Meters Mode:
1. Press the front panel Edit button to enable Edit Mode.
2. Rotate the front panel selection knob three clicks to the right, until the Meters option is selected (as shown in the figure below).
3. Press the front panel > Yes button to select this option. The front panel display will appear as shown in the figure below.
4. Press and hold the desired front panel Effect button. A horizontal level meter for the selected effect will appear on the front panel display. An example is shown in the figure at the top of the next column.
5. Press the front panel No < button to view an input level meter for the selected effect, or the front panel> Yes button to view an output level meter for the selected effect.
6. Press the Effect button again to disable Meters Mode.

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