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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 Mr. Paisley

ID 9706

Author thrashmetl

Fractal Product FM3

Firmware Version 5.x

Set Up Direct

Description I was trying to go for Brad's tight, snappy sound. Dialed in with Klein Nocaster bridge pickup through Sennheiser HD6xx headphones. I picked the amps that Brad would use, an AC-30 TB, Dr Z Maz 38, Ruby Rocket, and Trainwreck Rocket. I think I got pretty close to a Z-Wreck with the Ruby Rocket, it's got more of that squeaky, chewy midrange than the Trainwreck.

Band/Artist/Player Brad Paisley


Genre Country

Instrument Electric Guitar


Date UploadedJun 16, 2022