Just finished setting up my 3rd Preset (all pedals) and so far I’m just blown away at how powerful the e1 is. And I know I’m barely scratching the surface. The idea is the e1 sits with me at the mix position as I re-amp or use HW inserts in the daw to send audio to FX, etc through the patchbays. With just these 3 presets, my mind is already spinning at the possibilities. Very exciting.
I’m almost embarrassed to ask this question bc I think I know the answer but so far, the only usability issue I have is that there is no 2-way feedback between say a midi pedal like the Strymon Nightsky and the e1. I have VERY deep control of that pedal. But if I change presets or update something, the controls on the e1 can sometimes get out of sync with the sounds coming out of the pedal, if that makes sense. So I it sends me on a mission of wiggling almost every parameter on the e1 to get things back in sync.
So my question is, is this just how it works? Am I doing it wrong? When I turn knobs on the Nighsky, I do not see CCs in Midi Monitor, for instance. So I guess that means the pedals don’t send anything out that the e1 could read. Is this going to be the case for all pedals? I guess I’m confused because the NightSky has full DIN sized midi out. And the manual seems to suggest that it sends some midi data.
Even with this limitation, I’m still super pumped. But just want to make sure I’m not missing something easy as I set out on the journey to make a preset for every pedal in here.