Review of the Akai E2 Headrush looper pedal. The user manual isn’t as helpful as you would expect it to be so you will have to discover some of the features. Is there an optional expressional pedal that I can add to the Akai E2 HeadRush to control. Akai E2 Headrush Delay Looper Pedal Manual. Akai Professional E2 Headrush Review – based on Question/Answer format so you can skip around to . You would need to manually do this.

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Can you please help me with this? Even with a schematic, the hourly rate for a tech to trace through and find the introduction of the hiss would probably cost more than a new unit.

The sound, however, is a little too muffled.

If you have a good sense of timing, you can get a hang of this very quickly. Can anyone tell me how to use a battery with this manuaal than the power supply, is there a connector ect.

Input impedance kOhms or more Outputs: E2 has the following features. I eliminated the pedals one by one and the E2 was making the hiss.

In other words, you cannot adjust the individual input level for each layer that you loop. The footswitches on the Akai E2 Headrush are sturdy and the general build of the pedal is solid due to the dicast metal body.

Does it not have the right functionality, or is it outrageously expensive? Ueadrush Headrush home page. Must be a systemic problem for this unit.

Akai head rush e2 Operator’s Manual

Thanks for getting back to me Keith. Should I just give up on this? Features bit digital delay 0.


I tried using one I had found from a cordless phone and it made a hum. Noise, especially jeadrush hissing sound, was the nemesis of the Akai E1 pedal. Please take a moment to Like us on Facebook it really helps! April 28, at By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page.

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Akai E2 HeadRush – Looper Review

I know placement is important in the chain to stop noises. At the most, give it a week you and will be able to milk it to get the most out heaadrush it.

You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. I have to press them really hard and even then sometimes nothing happens. One possible solution to this, unless you are playing something that cuts right through, is to use tonal variation via your pickup switches to solve the mix issue.

In addition to offering digital and analog-type delay sounds, user-selectable delay options allow for control of signal output.

April 27, at If you use only the MIX output, you get both your original signal and the delayed signal together in the one output. This picture is after a preliminary 3x cleaning with Goo-Gone. TG Golden Did you find this review helpful? Many people trust the E2 in a live performance setting due to the use by the famous musician KT Tunstall.

March 12, at The biggest letdown is that there is no battery compartment and you have to power it through an adapter only. Akai delivered on its promises, but the looper is still fairly simplistic compared to other options.

There was none of the crackle or hiss either. It turned out to be an even better deal than I imagined, because the seller forgot to mention that the pedal came with a generous helping of organic matter, lovingly applied all over the pedal. Same pedal reassembled about an hour later, with towel lint added for your viewing pleasure.

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But this is more than enough for live performances and can be eight bars or longer depending on the tempo of your song.

With the E2 Headrush, users were promised better headroom, more looping time and a solution to the noise problems with the E1. August 11, at You might be disappointed if you are looking to record entire verse and chorus parts because you will get just about 24 seconds at You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. The maximum delay time is Note the filth that crept down onto the mode select pushbutton, and even the potentiometers:. I have used the Akai E2 Headrush for over 5 years and not the first problem.

The looping mode allows you to record and overdub layers of sound in real-time. Almost everything is accessible using the two foot switches. The price of the E2 is low for a type 4 and mid-range for a type 1.

Akai Headrush E2

You can also change the mode by pressing the two footswitches simultaneously. Would it be possible for some amature like myself to identify a bad semiconductor? Any purchase you make through these links gives Looper’s Delight a commission to keep us going.