Multi Delay block
Available on which Fractal Audio products
- Axe-Fx III: split into the Plex Delay block, Multitap Delay block and Ten-Tap Delay block
- Axe-Fx II: 2 blocks
- AX8: 1 block
- FX8: 1 block
X/Y and channels
- Axe-Fx III: see Plex Delay block, Multitap Delay block and Ten-Tap Delay block
- Axe-Fx II: no
- AX8: X/Y
- FX8: X/Y
What is it
The Multi-Delay is a rhythmic multi-tap delay block. It has 10 sub-algorithms:
- Quad Tap
- Plex Delay
- Plex Detune
- Plex Shift
- Band Delay
- Quad Series
- Rhythm Tap
- Multi Tape Delay
More information in the Owner's Manuals.
Multi Delay in the Axe-Fx III
In the Axe-Fx III, the features of the Multi Delay (and more) are available through 3 separate blocks; Multitap Delay block (often referred to as Multi Delay), Plex Delay block and Ten-Tap Delay block.
Tips and tricks
- Apply High Cut if you want the Multi Delay to not interfere with the dry signal.
- If you need a specific number of repeats, use Band Delay or Tap Ten Delay.
- In Plex Shift Mode, adjusting Shift will affect pitch, tempo and the number of repeats. This is not a bug. source
- Use Plex Shift to create the "shimmer" effect.
- Multi Delay doesn't support spillover between presets.
- Multi Delay features a "true" Mono Tape Echo mode.
- Effects wizard Simeon provides a load of magnificent delay effects: Simeon's effects
"Filters are defeated if Master Q is 0.1. Turn up the Master Q." source