Always consult the Owners Manuals first.
Note: the wiki is currently being updated with information about the FM3.
Multi Delay block
Available on which products
- Axe-Fx III: no
- FM3: no
- Axe-Fx II: 2 blocks
- AX8: 1 block
- FX8: 1 block
Channels or X/Y switching
- Axe-Fx II: no
- AX8: X/Y
- FX8: X/Y
What is the Multitap Delay
The Multi-Delay is a rhythmic multi-tap delay block, available on the Axe-Fx II, AX8 and FX8.
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
On the Axe-Fx III and FM3, the Multitap Delay block, Plex Delay block and Ten-Tap Delay block provide the (enhanced and expanded) functionality of the Multi Delay block. Confusingly, the Multitap Delay block is often referred to as: Multi Delay.
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
- 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