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 The Torpedo C.A.B. M is capable of delivering the best guitar and bass tones by using the Torpedo technology, but you can also embed impulse responses that you have purchased or downloaded for free from 3rd-party developers, in WAV or AIFF formats. You can upload third-party IRs in the Torpedo C.A.B. M using the free Torpedo Remote software. The Torpedo C.A.B. M is capable of delivering the best guitar and bass tones by using the Torpedo technology, but you can also embed impulse responses that you have purchased or downloaded for free from 3rd-party developers, in WAV or AIFF formats. You can upload third-party IRs in the Torpedo C.A.B. M using the free Torpedo Remote software.
 +The C.A.B M allows the use of IRs between 40 ms and 200 ms long. There is up to 512 memory slots for 3rd party IRs in the pedal. Use the supplied memory card to load more 3rd party IRs in the C.A.B. M. 
 ==== - Create Your Own IR's ==== ==== - Create Your Own IR's ====
  
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   * or after a load box, for silent playing of your amplifier   * or after a load box, for silent playing of your amplifier
  
-To create a lightweight rig with a pedalboard, place the Torpedo C.A.B. M on your pedalboard knowing that the best results are achieved by placing it before the time-based and modulation effects (chorus, delay, reverb…), which then become brighter and clearer. This position also allows ​to take advantage of the possible stereo of these effects. This is similar to the way things are done in the studio, where modulations are often applied to guitar and bass tracks after recording.+To create a lightweight rig with a pedalboard, place the Torpedo C.A.B. M on your pedalboard knowing that the best results are achieved by placing it before the time-based and modulation effects (chorus, delay, reverb…), which then become brighter and clearer. This position also allows ​taking ​advantage of the possible stereo of these effects. This is similar to the way things are done in the studio, where modulations are often applied to guitar and bass tracks after recording.
  
-To use the Torpedo C.A.B. M as an amp DI, place it after the power amp section of your amp by connecting the speaker output of the your amp to the Amp Input of the C.A.B. M, and connecting your cabinet to the Speaker Output of the pedal. (DISCLAIMER:​ The Torpedo C.A.B. M is not a load box).  Using the C.A.B. M this way ensures you to send your exact full guitar tone to the PA or an audio interface to have the same quality studio-grade sound every single time you play.+To use the Torpedo C.A.B. M as an amp DI, place it after the power amp section of your amp by connecting the speaker output of your amp to the Amp Input of the C.A.B. M, and connecting your cabinet to the Speaker Output of the pedal. (DISCLAIMER:​ The Torpedo C.A.B. M is not a load box).  Using the C.A.B. M this way ensures you to send your exact full guitar tone to the PA or an audio interface to have the same quality studio-grade sound every single time you play.
  
 The Torpedo C.A.B. M can also be used after a load box connected to your amplifier in place of the speaker cabinet (such as the [[https://​www.two-notes.com/​torpedo-captor|Torpedo Captor]]). Simply connect the line output of the load box to the Line Input of the C.A.B. M. This will provide a silent playing rig, where you can take full advantage of your amplifier'​s tone, without having to deal with sound level issues. The Torpedo C.A.B. M can also be used after a load box connected to your amplifier in place of the speaker cabinet (such as the [[https://​www.two-notes.com/​torpedo-captor|Torpedo Captor]]). Simply connect the line output of the load box to the Line Input of the C.A.B. M. This will provide a silent playing rig, where you can take full advantage of your amplifier'​s tone, without having to deal with sound level issues.
  
 +**Setting the IN LEVEL switch **
 +
 +The Torpedo C.A.B. M is equipped with an input gain switch (IN LEVEL, item N°6 in figure 2.2). It allows you to dial the right amount of level coming into the pedal depending on the source (pedals, preamps, amps), in order to maximize signal-to-noise ratio. The best setting is obtained when the input level is as high as possible, while avoiding clipping. To do that, start by setting the IN LEVEL switch to +12dB, play, and lower it if the input clips (clipping is indicated on the display).
 +
 +Here as some guidelines depending on what's connected to the input of the Torpedo C.A.B. M:
 +  * When using an instrument or pedals, the +12dB setting will probably work best. You may have to lower it to 0dB if the instrument or pedals have a strong output though.
 +  * When using a line source (typically a sound interface), 0dB will probably work best.
 +  * When using an amplifier, you'll get a pretty strong signal, so -24dB is recommanded. If the amp is low power, like 10w or under, 0dB may work best.
 +In any case these are just guidelines. When in doubt, follow the proper procedure detailled just above.
 \\ \\
 ===== - Using the C.A.B. M with pedals, preamplifier ===== ===== - Using the C.A.B. M with pedals, preamplifier =====
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 Plug your Torpedo C.A.B. M as the last mono pedal on your pedalboard (for example after your distortion pedal). You connect your pedalboard to the AMP/​INST/​LINE IN (item N°4 in the [[http://​wiki.two-notes.com/​doku.php?​id=torpedo_cab_m:​torpedo_c.a.b._m_user_s_manual#​cab_m_overview|overview diagram]] above) of the C.A.B. M, and the DI OUT (item N°12) or LINE OUT (item N°13) to a mixing desk or an audio interface. Plug your Torpedo C.A.B. M as the last mono pedal on your pedalboard (for example after your distortion pedal). You connect your pedalboard to the AMP/​INST/​LINE IN (item N°4 in the [[http://​wiki.two-notes.com/​doku.php?​id=torpedo_cab_m:​torpedo_c.a.b._m_user_s_manual#​cab_m_overview|overview diagram]] above) of the C.A.B. M, and the DI OUT (item N°12) or LINE OUT (item N°13) to a mixing desk or an audio interface.
-Set the input gain switch IN LEVEL (item N°6) so that the level coming in the pedal is visible on the bargraph of the screen, and not clipping.+Set the input gain switch IN LEVEL so that the level coming in the pedal is visible on the bargraph of the screen, and not clipping. ​As a guideline, start by putting the IN LEVEL on the +12dB switch. If the pedals have a high output, you may have to set the input switch to 0 dB.  ​
  
-To create a lightweight rig with a pedalboard, place the Torpedo C.A.B. M on your pedalboard knowing that the best results are achieved by placing it before the time-based and modulation effects (chorus, delay, ​reverb…), which then become brighter and clearer. This position also allows ​to take advantage of the possible stereo of these effects. This is similar to the way things are done in the studio, where modulations are often applied to guitar and bass tracks after recording.+To create a lightweight rig with a pedalboard, place the Torpedo C.A.B. M on your pedalboard knowing that the best results are achieved by placing it before the time-based and modulation effects (chorus, delay, ​reverb), which then become brighter and clearer. This position also allows ​taking ​advantage of the possible stereo of these effects. This is similar to the way things are done in the studio, where modulations are often applied to guitar and bass tracks after recording.
  
 With this amp-less setup, we recommend turning the Power Amp section (see section 4.3.1 for all the details about the Power Amp section) of the C.A.B. M so that the combination of your pedalboard and the emulated power-amp simulates a complete amp rig. With this amp-less setup, we recommend turning the Power Amp section (see section 4.3.1 for all the details about the Power Amp section) of the C.A.B. M so that the combination of your pedalboard and the emulated power-amp simulates a complete amp rig.
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-Insert the C.A.B. M between your amp and your cabinet. To do so, connect your amp to the AMP/​INST/​LINE IN (item N°4 in the [[http://​wiki.two-notes.com/​doku.php?​id=torpedo_cab_m:​torpedo_c.a.b._m_user_s_manual#​cab_m_overview|overview diagram]] above) of the C.A.B. M with a speaker cable and connect the SPEAKER OUT (item N°5) of the C.A.B. M to your cabinet, again with a speaker cable.+Insert the C.A.B. M between your amp and your cabinet. To do so, connect your amp to the AMP/​INST/​LINE IN (item N°4 in the [[http://​wiki.two-notes.com/​doku.php?​id=torpedo_cab_m:​torpedo_c.a.b._m_user_s_manual#​cab_m_overview|overview diagram]] above) of the C.A.B. M with a speaker cable and connect the SPEAKER OUT (item N°5) of the C.A.B. M to your cabinet, again with a speaker cable. ​ 
 + 
 +Depending on the output level of the amp, set the IN LEVEL of the pedal to have the appropriate input level on the screen. With an amp, start with the IN LEVEL switch on 0 dB. If it is clipping (message will appear on the screen in the input bargraph), lower it to -24 dB. 
 \\ \\
 If you are using a combo, unplug the speaker cable connected to the amp section of the combo, plug this embedded combo speaker in the SPEAKER OUT of the C.A.B M, and connect the AMP IN of the pedal to the output section of the amp with an additional speaker cable. If you are using a combo, unplug the speaker cable connected to the amp section of the combo, plug this embedded combo speaker in the SPEAKER OUT of the C.A.B M, and connect the AMP IN of the pedal to the output section of the amp with an additional speaker cable.
 \\  \\ 
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-| {{:​attention.png?​100}} | **The C.A.B. is NOT a load box. Always keep a cabinet connected to the SPEAKER OUT when an amp is connected to the AMP IN of the pedal.** |+| {{:​attention.png?​100}} | **The C.A.B. ​is NOT a load box. Always keep a cabinet connected to the SPEAKER OUT when an amp is connected to the AMP IN of the pedal.** |
  
 ===== - Using the Torpedo C.A.B. M with a load box ===== ===== - Using the Torpedo C.A.B. M with a load box =====
  
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-Connect the speaker output of the amp to the AMP IN of the C.A.B. M, then connect the SPEAKER OUT of the pedal to the amp/speaker input of a load box(depending of the load box you will use, the input is either described Amp input or Speaker input) of a load box (such as the [[https://​www.two-notes.com/​fr/​torpedo-captor|Torpedo Captor]]).Depending on the load box you will use, the input is either described Amp input or Speaker input. The SPEAKER OUT of C.A.B. M is an uncompensated output (meaning without any kind of filter/​analog speaker simulation, a dry output). ​+Connect the speaker output of the amp to the AMP IN of the C.A.B. M, then connect the SPEAKER OUT of the pedal to the amp/speaker input of a load box(depending of the load box you will use, the input is either described Amp input or Speaker input) of a load box (such as the [[https://​www.two-notes.com/​fr/​torpedo-captor|Torpedo Captor]]). Depending on the load box you will use, the input is either described Amp input or Speaker input. The SPEAKER OUT of C.A.B. M is an uncompensated output (meaning without any kind of filter/​analog speaker simulation, a dry output).
  
 It is also possible to plug the load box before the C.A.B. M this way:  It is also possible to plug the load box before the C.A.B. M this way: 
-connect the load box to the speaker output of your amp, then connect the uncompensated output (meaning without any kind of filter/​analog speaker simulation, a dry output) of the load box to the Torpedo C.A.B. M. Depending on the output level of the load box, set the input gain selector ​of the pedal to have the appropriate input level on the screen. ​+connect the load box to the speaker output of your amp, then connect the uncompensated output (meaning without any kind of filter/​analog speaker simulation, a dry output) of the load box to the Torpedo C.A.B. M. 
 + 
 +Depending on the output level of the load box, set the IN LEVEL of the pedal to have the appropriate input level on the screen. With an amp, start with the IN LEVEL switch on 0 dB. If it is clipping, lower it to -24 dB.
  
 \\ \\ **When using the Torpedo C.A.B. M with an amp, we recommend switching OFF the Power Amp simulation section.** \\ \\ **When using the Torpedo C.A.B. M with an amp, we recommend switching OFF the Power Amp simulation section.**
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 <WRAP half column> <WRAP half column>
-The following window shows you how the mics are placed in regards to the cabinet, and this part will let you do the mic placement for each microphone with the following sequence of parameters.+The following window shows you how the mics are placed in regards to the cabinet. This part lets you do the mic placement for each microphone with the following sequence of parameters.
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
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 === - EQ === === - EQ ===
-The EQ section has 3 mode of operations : guitar, bass and custom. ​+The EQ section has 3 modes of operations: guitar, bass and custom. ​
  
 <WRAP group> <WRAP group>
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 ==== - IR loader ==== ==== - IR loader ====
  
-This mode is solely dedicated to third party IRs. The Torpedo C.A.B. M allows for the use of IRs (up to 200 ms long). ​+This mode is solely dedicated to third party IRs.  
 + 
 +The Torpedo C.A.B. M can load up to 512 IRs. All imports ​of IRs are done by Torpedo Remote through the IR manager ​(via computer). Upon upload into the Torpedo C.A.B. M, the IRs length can be set to 20, 40, 100 or 200 ms long.  
 +If the IR is longer it will be shortened by Torpedo remote to the selected length. If it is shorter it will be extended (filled with zerosto the selected length. 
 +The internal memory has the following allowances regarding the length of the IR: 
 +  * 512 slots for 20ms IRs, in 4 banks of 128 slots 
 +  * 256 slots for 40ms IRs, in 4 banks of 64 slots 
 +  * 84 slots for 100ms IRs, in 4 banks of 21 slots 
 +  * 44 slots for 200ms IRs, in 4 banks of 11 slots
  
 The interface of the IR Loader mode is similar to the Simulation mode. It differs only in the Miking section. For a description of the other sections, see the Simulation mod description above. The interface of the IR Loader mode is similar to the Simulation mode. It differs only in the Miking section. For a description of the other sections, see the Simulation mod description above.
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 This parameter lets you set the level of the preset. This parameter lets you set the level of the preset.
 \\ \\
-It is independent of the output level (set in the PERFORM environment),​ which is the same for all presets and acts as a general, ​master level.+It is independent of the output level (set in the PERFORM environment),​ which is the same for all presets and acts as a master level.
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
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 The Torpedo C.A.B. M comes with 32 cabinets, for bass and guitar. Among these cabinets you will find some that you know, others that you should know, and maybe the hidden gem that will work for you and you had no idea. To work faster, you should make sure the EQ, reverb and anything apart from the cabinet and microphones are turned off so you can concentrate on that part of the process. The Torpedo C.A.B. M comes with 32 cabinets, for bass and guitar. Among these cabinets you will find some that you know, others that you should know, and maybe the hidden gem that will work for you and you had no idea. To work faster, you should make sure the EQ, reverb and anything apart from the cabinet and microphones are turned off so you can concentrate on that part of the process.
  
-Please try the cabinets without too much preconceived idea about what you think you need. Often, the solution comes from a cabinet you wouldn'​t think of. As a general guide, we recommend using small-sized cabinets for more mids and high frequency, they are good for solos and clean tones. Use the big boys on distorted and/or rhythm guitars.+Please try the cabinets without too much-preconceived idea about what you think you need. Often, the solution comes from a cabinet you wouldn'​t think of. As a general guide, we recommend using small-sized cabinets for more mids and high frequency, they are good for solos and clean tones. Use the big boys on distorted and/or rhythm guitars.
  
 ==== - Which microphone is the right one for that cabinet? ==== ==== - Which microphone is the right one for that cabinet? ====
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 === - With the memory card === === - With the memory card ===
  
-If you wish to have more IRs than the 32 slots of the internal memory, use the memory card. The memory card is not seen by Torpedo Remote and is only accessible through the pedal itself. +If you wish to have more IRs than the 512 slots of the internal memory, use the memory card. The memory card is not seen by Torpedo Remote and is only accessible through the pedal itself. 
-First, the memory card has to be mounted. (See Section 4.3.6.4 ​Memory card mount above in the manual.)+First, the memory card has to be mounted. (See Section 4.3.6.4 Memory card mount above in the manual.)
 To mount the card, you need to go into the Menu-> Global section, and scroll to "​Memory Card Mount"​. Press ENTER to mount the card, connect the Torpedo C.A.B. M to the computer. The pedal will then be seen as a regular mass storage device (like a USB dongle). To mount the card, you need to go into the Menu-> Global section, and scroll to "​Memory Card Mount"​. Press ENTER to mount the card, connect the Torpedo C.A.B. M to the computer. The pedal will then be seen as a regular mass storage device (like a USB dongle).
 Copy and paste the IR files you wish to have on the memory card (like a usual copy-paste in your computer from one folder to another). Unmount the memory card by pressing ENTER on the Torpedo C.A.B. M. Copy and paste the IR files you wish to have on the memory card (like a usual copy-paste in your computer from one folder to another). Unmount the memory card by pressing ENTER on the Torpedo C.A.B. M.
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 ^ Designation ^ Inspired by | ^ Designation ^ Inspired by |
 | Dynamic 57 | Dynamic microphone Shure® SM57 | | Dynamic 57 | Dynamic microphone Shure® SM57 |
 +| Dynamic 58 | Dynamic microphone Shure® SM58 |
 +| Dynamic 7b | Dynamic microphone Shure® SM7B |
 +| Dynamic 80 | Dynamic microphone Telefunken® M80 |
 +| Dynamic 81 | Dynamic microphone Telefunken® M81 |
 | Dynamic 421 | Dynamic microphone Sennheiser® MD421 | | Dynamic 421 | Dynamic microphone Sennheiser® MD421 |
-Knightfall ​Condenser ​microphone ​Blue® Dragonfly ​+Dynamic 906 Dynamic ​microphone ​AKG® D112 
-Condenser 87 Condenser ​microphone ​Neumann® U87 +Dynamic D6 Dynamic ​microphone ​Audix® D6 
-Ribbon160 ​Ribbon ​microphone ​Beyerdynamic® M160N +Dynamic I5 Dynamic ​microphone ​Audix® I5 
-Ribbon121 ​Ribbon ​microphone ​Royer® R121 |+Dynamic Bass88 ​Dynamic ​microphone ​BeyerDynamic® M88 | 
 +| Dynamic TG201 | Dynamic microphone BeyerDynamic® M201TG | 
 +| Dynamic TG12 | Dynamic microphone TUL G12|
 | Bass 20 | Dynamic microphone Electrovoice® RE20 | | Bass 20 | Dynamic microphone Electrovoice® RE20 |
-Bass 52 | Dynamic microphone ​Shure® ​Beta52 |+Dynamic LowKick ​| Dynamic microphone ​Subkick Yamaha® | 
 +| Ribbon 160 | Ribbon microphone Beyerdynamic® M160N | 
 +| Ribbon 121 | Ribbon microphone Royer® R121 | 
 +| Ribbon 101 | Ribbon microphone Royer® R101 | 
 +| Ribbon 4038 | Ribbon microphone Coles® 4038 | 
 +| Ribbon 1R | Ribbon microphone sE Electronics® 1R | 
 +| Ribbon 92 | Ribbon microphone AEA® R92 | 
 +| Condenser 184 | Condenser microphone Neumann® KM184 | 
 +| Condenser 201 | Condenser microphone Mojave Audio MA-201 FET | 
 +| Condenser 840 | Condenser microphone Beyerdynamic® ​Beta52 | 
 +| Condenser BLX414 | Condenser microphone AKG® C414 B-XLS | 
 +| Condenser BTL414 | Condenser microphone AKG® C414 B-TL II | 
 +| Condenser 87 | Condenser microphone Neumann® U87 | 
 +| Condenser Fet 47 | Condenser microphone Neumann® U47 FET| 
 +| Condenser Tube 47 | Condenser microphone Neumann® U47 Tube| 
 +| Condenser Gem II | Condenser microphone sE Electronics® Gemini II | 
 +| Knightfall | Condenser microphone Blue® Dragonfly | 
 + 
  
 ===== - Block diagram ===== ===== - Block diagram =====
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 ^ Designation ​              ^ Characteristics ​                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ^ ^ Designation ​              ^ Characteristics ​                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ^
-| **AMP / INST / LINE IN**  | 6.35mm (1/4 in) Jack balanced (TRS, Tip/​Ring/​Sleeve) \\ \\ IN LEVEL switch affects input sensitivity and impedance: \\ • +12dB: Max level: 4 dBu, Impedance: 1 MOhms \\ • 0dB: Max level: 16 dBu, Impedance: 57 kOhms \\ • -24dB: Max level: 40 dBu, Impedance: 47 KOhms  |+| **AMP / INST / LINE IN**  | 6.35mm (1/4 in) Jack balanced (TRS, Tip/​Ring/​Sleeve) \\ \\ IN LEVEL switch affects input sensitivity and impedance: \\ +12dB: Max level: 4 dBu, Impedance: 1 MOhms \\  0dB: Max level: 16 dBu, Impedance: 57 kOhms \\  -24dB: Max level: 40 dBu, Impedance: 47 KOhms  |
 | **AUX IN**                | 3.5 mm (miniature) Jack stereo (TRS), downmixed to mono                                                                                                                                                                                                                   | | **AUX IN**                | 3.5 mm (miniature) Jack stereo (TRS), downmixed to mono                                                                                                                                                                                                                   |
 | **SPEAKER OUT**           | 6.35mm (1/4 in) Jack unbalanced (TS) \\ Unprocessed,​ unbuffered, directly connected to AMP IN                                                                                                                                                                                          | | **SPEAKER OUT**           | 6.35mm (1/4 in) Jack unbalanced (TS) \\ Unprocessed,​ unbuffered, directly connected to AMP IN                                                                                                                                                                                          |
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