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Megatap block

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Available on which products

  • Axe-Fx III: 2 blocks
  • FM3: yes
  • Axe-Fx II: 1 block
  • AX8: no
  • FX8: 1 block

Channels or X/Y switching

  • Axe-Fx III and FM3: 2 channels
  • Axe-Fx II: no
  • FX8: no

What is the Megatap Delay

The Megatap Delay is a 4 second, 64-tap delay line, with parametric control of time, amplitude, and panning.


Parameters table

Parameter Axe-Fx III / FM3 Axe-Fx II FX8
Input Select ye
Input Gain yes
Master Level yes
Delay Time yes
Number of Taps yes
Predelay yes
Time Alpha yes
Time Randomize yes
Amplitude Shape yes
Amplitude Alpha yes
Pan Shape yes
Pan Alpha yes
Diffusion Mix yes
Diffusion Time yes
Threshold, Attack Time, Release Time yes

Envelope Follower

The Megatap Delay has its own envelope follower, allowing volume swells.

The Owner's Manual recommends these settings: Threshold -70, Attack 400, Release 15.