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What is Reamping? Article rated 3.7/5.0
Reamping is a particular miking method that consists in recording first some raw, unprocessed guitar or bass sound, and then in sending that recorded sound into the device of one's choice. That device...
What is the Torpedo VB-101? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The Torpedo VB-101 is a speaker and microphone simulator. It makes the process of recording an amplifier easier. The classic way of recording an amplifier normally implies plugging the amplifier into...
Does the VB-101 simulate an amplifier? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The Torpedo VB-101 is not an amplifier simulator. It is a speaker-cabinet and miking simulator. It requires a guitar or a bass amplifier and allows you to record that amp directly, by simulating a c...
What sound card is best for the Torpedo VB-101? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The best way to connect the VB-101 to a sound card is either the AES/EBU or the S/PDIF connection (they are essentially equivalent). Make sure that the sound card you choose has S/PDIF inputs so you ...
I’m already using simulation, what can I expect from the VB-101? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The VB-101 brings you outstanding miking simulation while you keep using your own real amp. It offers you all the advantages of a silent, portable and quickly configurable system. The VB-101 will ...
How should I place the Torpedo VB-101 relative to my effects chain? Article rated 4.0/5.0
We recommend placing the distortion and Wah BEFORE the amplifier, and the Delay, Chorus, Reverb, or any other modulation effects AFTER the Torpedo VB-101. This is what is usually done in a studio, and...
Wie funktioniert der Überhitzungsschutz am TORPEDO VB-101? Article rated 3.7/5.0
Zum Schutz vor Verletzungen oder Gerätebeschädigungen, die durch Überhitzung oder unsachgemäßen Gebrauch in Verbindung mit Gitarren- oder Basseverstärkern entstehen k&ou...
How does overheating protection work on the Torpedo VB-101? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The TORPEDO VB-101 embeds a temperature-monitoring system and an active security load to prevent any and all damage that might be caused to either user or product by overheating or by some improper us...
How can I upload a new cabinet in the Torpedo VB-101/VM-202? Article rated 3.4/5.0
New cab upload tutorial for Mac and PC New cabinets from Two Notes for the Torpedo VB-101/VM-202 are given as .tsr files. These files need to be uploaded on the VB-101/VM-202 using the Torpedo Remote...
How can I update the VB-101/VM-202 firmware? Article rated 2.0/5.0
Firmware upgrade tutorial for Mac and PC 1- Place the firmware files (named for example "Torpedo_v108.tfa" and "Torpedo_v108.tfb", the number in the names corresponding to the firmware version) in th...
Can I plug a bass or guitar preamp into the VB-101? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The sound of a bass or guitar amp is generally crafted with a preamp and a power amp, especially in the case of a tube amp. A head amplifier already contains a preamp and a power amp. The most common ...
Is there any risk using my tube amp with the VB-101? Article rated 3.0/5.0
A full tube amp cannot be used without an output load such as a speaker. The VB-101 includes an 8-ohm load, which replaces the speaker and dissipates power, allowing you to use the full amp without an...
What are the MIDI functionalities of the VB-101/VM-202? Article rated 3.7/5.0
The VB-101/VM-202 is fully controllable with MIDI and thus easily finds its place in a MIDI environment. It reacts in real time to Program Change messages so that every sound-processing parameter can...
How do I sync the VB-101/VM-202 with my digital studio equipment? Article rated 3.7/5.0
The digital inputs and outputs of the VB-101/VM-202 use professionnal AES/EBU and consumer S/PDIF formats. The VB-101/VM-202 can be set as master or slave for transmitting. In master mode, the VB-101...
Can I simulate two mics at the same time? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Yes! This is what Dual Miking is about. Provided you have updated the device's firmware, the VB-101 will simulate two speaker cabinets and two microphones at a time. Choose them from the library of a...
Can I control several VB101 from a PC/MAC? Article rated 3.7/5.0
Yes, you can add as many units as there are USB ports available on your computer! Each unit can be named in a dedicated menu. The Torpedo Remote software will list all units and let you control the o...
What is latency? What is the latency of the VB-101? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Latency is the time taken by the processing between an incoming "dry" signal and the outgoing "wet" signal. Digital transfer AES/EBU or S/PDIF => VB-101 => AES/EBU or S/PDIF takes 512 samples w...
Does the VB-101 feature an impedance selector? Article rated 3.0/5.0
No, the VB-101 does not have an impedance selector. The loadbox's impedance is set at 8 ohms, as this is what most bass and guitar amps provide.
Does the VB-101 feature a power attenuator? Article rated 3.0/5.0
No, the VB-101 only includes a loadbox, so you can play with your amp in silence. The "Speaker Thru" output allows you to connect the VB-101 to a cabinet and get the normal sound of your amp (true byp...
How do I connect the VB-101 to my amplifier? Article rated 3.0/5.0
In order to connect your amp to the VB-101, you will need a speaker output from your amp. Even though most amplifiers do provide one, please take the time to check your amp. If no such output is avail...
Is the VB-101 mono or stereo? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The Torpedo VB-101 is Mono In to Dual Mono Out. This means that the input is mono but the two outputs (left-right) are both delivering the same signal. It is also possible to output the dry signal on...
Does the VB-101 generate heat? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The power dissipation of the VB-101 has been carefully designed so that the machine will never go on overheating. The temperature of the machine is constantly monitored and adjusted by an active syste...
How much power can the VB-101 handle? Article rated 3.7/5.0
The Torpedo VB-101 can handle a maximum of 150 watts (RMS). This means that if your amplifier's power rating is lower than or equal to 150W (RMS), you can safely use it with the VB-101. To understand...
My amp has a 4- or 16-ohm output. Can I use the VB-101? Article rated 2.3/5.0
You can use the Torpedo VB-101 even if your amplifier only has a 4- or 16-ohm output. But do note that, in that case, you must connect a speaker cabinet or a loadbox with the appropriate impedance to ...
Can I record sound via the USB connection? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The USB connection of the Torpedo VB-101/VM-202 only allows for remote control from a PC or a Mac computer. It does not transfer any sound. You need to be in possession of a soundcard with line-level ...
Re-miking with the VB-101 Article rated 3.0/5.0
Principle: For recording, a particular configuration makes the most of the great flexibility of the Torpedo VB-101. This particular way of connecting the machine allows you to re-work any given recor...
Does the USB port transmit any audio signal? Article rated 3.0/5.0
No, it doesn't. The USB interface is a remote connection for the Torpedo Remote Software: you can control all the parameters of the Torpedo, upload and manage new cabinets, upload new firmware when ne...
Where can I hear audio samples of the Torpedo? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Our website's MULTIMEDIA page is where you will find a selection of our demo and sample material: http://www.two-notes.com/en/multimedia/
How can I use the VB-101's stereo out? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The VB-101's stereo out allows you several things: 1) The Spatial effect allows for turning mono input into stereo output sound, so you can gain in spatial presence. This is notably quite pleasant fo...
How can I add new Two Notes cabinets to my Torpedo? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The Torpedo cabinets can be used in Torpedo Wall Of Sound III plugin and Torpedo VB-101, Studio, Live and C.A.B. devices once uploaded by the Torpedo Remote control software. For every purchase of ne...
How does the fan of the Torpedo VB-101 work ? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The fan of the Torpedo VB-101 behaves according to the "Fan Control" parameter in the "Setup->System" menu.   Fan Control = Off The fan is turned off. This allows an extra silent operat...
 

 
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