Akai Deep Impact Settings

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by fclefgeoff, Jul 23, 2003.

  1. fclefgeoff

    fclefgeoff Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2002
    My pedal will be delivered today and I was wondering if anyone had some cool settings/patches they would like to share. I found some posted over at the Dude Pit that I will post here as well. (Thanks to Dave Fitch & prismacolor 2) Here Ya Go, Kids, Enjoy! Can't vouch for the sound but I'll be sure to try these tonight. If anyone else has some settings, please feel free to post them. Thanks!



    start with preset #6 (fat bottom) modified with the following:

    note off: 5
    note on: 5
    attack: 5
    decay: 5
    envelope depth: 5
    dynamics: 5
    *cutoff: 3
    *resonance: 1
    *balance: 1
    level: 5

    *the important ones
    The parameters set at 5 may have to be adjusted for your bass/style.

    (Dave Fitch)


    MUTRON (ish)

    My favorite setting (most MuTronish) is

    Jazz Bass: Neck PU dimed, Bridge PU at about 7 Tone rolled off the bridge (i have concentric stack knobs)

    program #9 (hiccups)

    note off: 6
    note on: 4
    attack: 9
    decay: 8
    envelope depth: 1
    dynamics: 7
    cutoff: 4
    resonance: 8
    balance: 1
    level: 7



    Very cool hard-edged distortion synth sound.

    Start with preset #2 ("Hardcore")

    Note on: 5
    Note off: 5
    Attack: 5
    *Decay: 9
    *Envelope Depth: 9
    *Dynamics: 1
    *Cutoff: 7
    *Resonance: 8
    *Balance: 7
    Level: 5

    *Important ones- the rest can be adjusted to suit your instrument

    (Dave Fitch)
  2. Matt R Miller

    Matt R Miller

    Apr 27, 2003
    wow it seems a lot of us took advantage of the deal at MF. i should be getting mine monday (VERY excited). ill play around and try to add to our fledgling (sp?) library of settings.
  3. Tritone

    Tritone Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Santee, America
    Gigged with mine for the first time this week (4 nighter)....nice for spicing things up a bit, especially since we didn't carry a keyboardist...I got a LOT of mileage out my Unibass that I got at the same time as the SB-1. Both pedals are great sounding tools, and I was just using the factory presets on the SB-1.
  4. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    I took advantage of the Musician's Friend discount as well, and while I have only played with mine a little bit, I can definitely see the advantage of sharing settings for various patches. Thanks for the ones posted above. If I come up with anything cool, I will post them.

    On a specific request level, does anyone have any recommended settings for HellaGood by No Doubt or Turbo Lover by Priest (we're doing this tune without keyboards, and it'd be cool to add a touch of synthy feel to the bass line). How about Orgy's version of Blue Monday?

    Thanks, Tom.
  5. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    great post, Geoff!
  6. Thanks for posting the SB-1 patches! I just scored one on eBay for $98. I should have it in a few days. I'm psyched! If I discover any more good patches, I'll post 'em, too. Thanks!
    ~ Charlie
  7. Namaah


    Dec 21, 2002
    Bronx, NYC
    How much was the MF sale for??? Beacuse i picked one up off of ebay for $115. It was a HELLA great buy.
  8. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    The MF sale had them for $99.99

    I'll also share any patches I come up with.
  9. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    There's the spirit! Share the wealth! I will post any that I come up with as well, but it may be a while...

    Later, Tom.
  10. membranophone


    Mar 19, 2000
    Madison, WI
    bump! let's see some settings!!
  11. RyanHelms


    Sep 20, 2003
    Cleveland, OH
    I was wanting a Deep Impact a year ago, and MF blew'em out for $99?!?!?!?:( How did I miss that.

    zZounds is still at a buck-forty or so....

    If anyone bought two, you can send one to me:D

    (nudge, wink, snicker)

  12. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    bump, just looking for updates....
  13. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    any updates?
  14. Man, I hate you lot. I paid £200ish (erm.... $300) for mine, about a year ago, and even that was importing it from Europe!

    I'll need to dig it out to say settings - it's sitting in a bag with the rest of my regular pedals, I use it mostly for playing Muse covers.

    Say, does anyone know what are the best settings to use for Muse's Hysteria?
  15. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    great thread guys!

    sorry for the stupid question... is there an official webpage for the AKAI Deep Impact?

    i ma not able to find one....:(