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Determining Your Setup

The "Setup" filter helps you to focus on those presets best-suited for how you use your Axe-Fx.

FRFR/Direct presets (like all of the Factory presets) are designed for "full-range flat-response" systems such as studio monitors, PAs, headphones, etc.

Pwr. Amp + Cab presets use real power amps and guitar speakers.

4-Cable Method (aka :4CM") presets require a special setup with connectors both in front of and in the effects loop of a real amp.

Fx Loop presets in the loop of a real amp. A loop may be SERIES or PARALLEL and the preset needs to be built accordingly.

Gtr Amp Input presets should be used in front of a (real) head or combo. Guitar->Axe-Fx->Amp Input.

Other setups also exist (e.g. combinations of the above).

The Axe-Fx II manual (chapter three) includes more information about setups.

"Cab" search results ignore the settings of this filter.

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Name Black Album match

ID 8375

Author METFX

Fractal Product Axe-FX III

Firmware Version 14.x

Set Up Gtr Amp Input

Description Here is a tone match of the Metallica album, aka Black Album . On this preset you will find the rythm, the solo tone and a D tune for Sad But True (I didn't spent that much time on the solo tone so it may not be 100% accurate but the heavy tone is pretty cool). I also did the clean tone for Enter Sandman just type my user name on the search bar and you will find the sandman clean tone. If this tone is too bright just bring the treble down a bit ;-) ENJOY

Band/Artist/Player Metallica

Song Black Album

Genre metal

Instrument Electric Guitar


Date UploadedNov 24, 2020