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Thank you for your purchase of Alex, Some of the exciting features of Alex are: • Edit compare of a preset and your modifi- cations Lexicon's Digital Effects Processor. • 16 presets, each with 3 adjustable param- eters Alex gives you world class reverberation •...
Front Panel Overview OUTPUT REGISTER/PRESET VALUE Controls the proportion of processed Controls Alex's output level. Button selects preset or register mode. Adjusts selected parameter. (wet) to unprocessed (dry) signals sent LED lights when register mode is selected, to the outputs. turns off in preset mode.
Setting Audio Levels 1. Turn Alex INPUTand OUTPUT controls 4. While sending audio to Alex, gradually 6. Gradually increase the setting of the all the way down (fully counter-clock- turn up the INPUT control until the Input OUTPUT control until the audio level wise).
Rear Panel Connections OUPUT Single-ended (unbalanced) stereo outputs provide -2dBu nominal output level. Use the right output POWER connector for mono output. Use Lexicon MSA power pack, or 9VAC 1 amp equivalent. FOOTSWITCH POWER OUTPUTS INPUTS ALEX TIP - BYPASS LEXICON, INC.
Footswitch Connections A footswitch connected via the rear-panel When shipped, Alex is configured to use 3. Press STORE/CLEAR to enter the change. The footswitch jack allows you to perform register display will show "+", and then the number you push on/push off type switches. You can STEP and BYPASS functions.
Presets and Parameters Alex front panel operation is simple and Inverse (7) is similar to a gated reverb, Flange (14) is a stereo flange with control of straightforward. Effect selection, editing, except that the initial portion of the reverb resonance and the depth and speed of the store, and clear functions are easily accom- envelope builds up before the sharp rever- flange.
About the Parameters In Chorus (13), Echo (15) and Delays Each of the 16 presets in Alex consists Note that the setting of the MIX control is (16), DECAY controls recirculation. In the of a unique combination of as many as 32 very important with several of the presets.
Parameter Settings The actual parameter values available at each of the 16 settings of the VALUE knob are shown on the following charts. Parameter Settings Presets Parameters 1 Large Hall DECAY (rm size=60M) .60 sec .70 sec .80 sec .90 sec 1.0 sec 1.2 sec 1.3 sec 1.5 sec 1.7 sec 2.1 sec 2.4 sec 2.9 sec 3.6 sec 4.9 sec 6.1 sec...
Loading an Effect In either mode, turn the REGISTER/PRE- When you change between register and The REGISTER/PRESET button deter- SET knob to select and load an effect. The preset modes, you will always recall the last mines whether the knob will load registers or display will update to show the number of the preset or register loaded, in whatever state presets.
Editing an Effect The VALUE knob is always active, and will For each preset, three parameters have The decimal point on the display will light adjust whichever parameter is indicated by been made available for front panel control when a parameter is adjusted to indicate that the display LEDs.
When you are satisfied with the effect, Performing an Edit Compare 1. Select a preset and store a copy of it in perform a store operation to any register you any register. If you do not perform a store operation, want using the procedure described on the changes made to effects will be lost as soon 2.
Storing an Effect Alex presets cannot be erased or over- 4. Store operations are executed on re- To store the currently running effect: lease of the STORE button. If you want written by parameter changes; the original 1. Press STORE. to store to a different register, or to a version will always be restored when loaded.
Using Footswitches you into register mode, loading whatever A dual footswitch can be connected to cally switched to register mode — select- register is indicated by the position of the Alex's rear-panel footswitch jack. Refer to ing whatever register is indicated by the REGISTER/PRESET knob;...
Skipping Registers and Registers 4, 9, 10 and 14 have been cleared... Creating Chains 9 10 11 12 13 15 16 Alex’s clear function allows you to use a footswitch to skip effects you do not want in With the REGISTER/PRESET knob set to Register 1, the footswitch will step through the remaining registers, then loop back to Register 1.