TC HOF reverb - actually only one algorithm?

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TC HOF reverb - actually only one algorithm?

Post by Navs » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:19 am

Looking at the Toneprint editor for the TC Hall of Fame reverb, I can't see an option to switch algorithms.

Am I blind or does this pedal only have one reverb algorithm/type from which to shape rooms, halls, plates etc.?

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Post by Navs » Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:58 pm

Any HOF owners/ users of the Toneprint software with an answer? :help:

The pedal looks interesting but I'd like to know if e.g. the plate and room etc. differ only in their settings rather than being a different algo.

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Post by Navs » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:45 am

Still interested in an answer - no Hall of Fame and Toneprint users here?

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Post by Gyroscope » Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:58 pm

I don't really understand question but I used to have an HOF reverb when I played bass and it's great. You won't regret it if you buy it!

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Post by Navs » Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:23 pm

Thanks, Gyroscope. I'll have a listen as soon as my local shop gets them back in stock.

And thanks also for the prompt: maybe my question wasn't clear.

Reverbs often offer a number of algorithms as starting points for the type of reverb you want to hear, like room or plate or hall. Depending on the device/plugin, the difference in algos is not just in the settings (how dense, diffuse etc.), but how the reverbs are produced.

If I look at the Toneprint editor, I don't see a box to select different algorithms, like the Hall, Plate, Room etc. that are listed on the pedal's front panel. So, I'm wondering whether the HOF is just one algo that is tweaked to sound like a plate and then like a hall etc., i.e. they are presets rather than algorithms.

Clear as mud now, right? :hihi:

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Post by Gyroscope » Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:07 pm

Ok yeah sorry, I had forgotten about the Toneprint because I never used that mode. Good luck in your search!

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Post by smetak » Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:00 pm

Navs wrote:Thanks, Gyroscope. I'll have a listen as soon as my local shop gets them back in stock.

And thanks also for the prompt: maybe my question wasn't clear.

Reverbs often offer a number of algorithms as starting points for the type of reverb you want to hear, like room or plate or hall. Depending on the device/plugin, the difference in algos is not just in the settings (how dense, diffuse etc.), but how the reverbs are produced.

If I look at the Toneprint editor, I don't see a box to select different algorithms, like the Hall, Plate, Room etc. that are listed on the pedal's front panel. So, I'm wondering whether the HOF is just one algo that is tweaked to sound like a plate and then like a hall etc., i.e. they are presets rather than algorithms.

Clear as mud now, right? :hihi:
Hum....don't have the pedal with my right now, but, if not mistaken, the reverb per say doesn't appear on the toneprint menu - but I think you can get a hold of it by right-clicking anywhere on the screen; there's quite a large list with all the various reverbs. Just highlight one and the menu will pop up for the desired type - hopefully, this will make some sense. All the best!

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Post by gentle_attack » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:07 pm

Navs wrote:So, I'm wondering whether the HOF is just one algo that is tweaked to sound like a plate and then like a hall etc., i.e. they are presets rather than algorithms.
I haven't used any of the HOF, but that can't be right. TC has dozens of reverbs products as well as multi-pedals that have reverb on them. It sounds like you're doing something wrong

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Post by CursedFrogurt » Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:38 pm

I believe it uses their famed Hall algorithm.

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Post by Navs » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:34 am

gentle_attack, I'm not doing anything yet; I don't have a HOF, just going by the manuals. But ...
CursedFrogurt wrote:I believe it uses their famed Hall algorithm.
That would make sense :doh: :lol:

I suppose a real world test would be if the sound cuts out momentarily when switching between, e.g. hall and plate. Pedals like Space or BigSky cut the sound when loading a new algo/framework.

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