Digitech RP tips and tricks for harp players


This page contains our tips and tricks for harp players using our patch sets for Digitech RPs. We add new tips to this page frequently, so if you’re interested in getting the most from your RP, stop by every once in a while to see what’s new.

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Tip#1: rearranging the patches in your patch set

Tip #2: using two RPs

Tip #3: Sounding like an organ with 1, 2, or 3 RPs

Tip #4: Dealing with hardware failures

Tip #5: How to connect the RP to everything

Tip #6: Don’t step on the RP (unless you really mean it)

Tip #7: Stomp box mode is amazing

Tip #8: Get loud

Tip #9: It’s a really good audio interface, especially for harp

Tip #10: Turn up the PA before you turn up the output on the RP

Tip #11: It’s a very good delay and reverb box

Tip #12: Dealing with zipper noise

Tip #13: When all else fails, call Digitech

Tip #14: Don’t be afraid to buy a used RP

Tip #15: Use the right power supply

Tip #16: Three ways to record with your RP

Tip #17: Yeah, you’ve got real time control

Tip #18: When you need a tuner, you’ve got it

Tip #19: Setting the RP up so you can play it like an organ

Tip #20: When you open the door to new sounds, new roles for the harp come too

Tip #21: When the RP gets flaky, do a factory reset

Tip #22: How to set your RP up for multi-layered looping

Tip #23: Use the Expression Pedal for SOMETHING

Tip #24: Power surges and amp modelers don’t mix well

Tip #25: Amp Modelers Really Do Sound Better Through Keyboard Amps

Tip #26: Set the AMP/MIXER Button