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POD X3 Pro Tips & Tricks: MIDI CC Chart

Here is the long awaited MIDI CC chart for POD X3 Pro. Once Line 6 implement MIDI in POD X3 Live (and hopefully POD X3 over USB) I would imagine these CC numbers will be accurate for those units too. Tone 1 of your POD X3 responds to CC on the configured MIDI channel while […]

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Line 6 BackTrack and POD Farm

Line 6 have some new portable recording devices coming out soon (BackTrack series) and have revamped their TonePort hardware as POD Studio products (which now include a software plugin, no need for an extra purchase any more). POD Studio GX price check POD Studio UX1 price check POD Studio UX2 price check

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POD X3 flash memory 1.15

Line 6 released a new flash memory for POD X3. The version is 1.15 and it fixes a few of the outstanding issues with POD X3.

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Line 6: POD X3 Pro and other new products

It is now possible to preorder three of these new products with expected shipping dates revealed. Line 6 POD X3 Pro price checkEstimated shipping date: October 27, 2008.Ben’s best guess street price: $700 Line 6 M13 price checkEstimated shipping date: July 25, 2008 ShippingBen’s best guess street price: $500 Line 6 JM4 price checkEstimated shipping […]

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POD Patches – Guitar World (June 2008)

I have been way behind on cooking up some tasty guitar sounds to go along with the June 2008 issue of Guitar World. So in the interest of actually getting these posted there are no sound samples this month. As always, these guitar tones can be directly loaded into any Line 6 product that uses […]

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Bass POD XT presets for GearBox

The Line 6 Edit files used for backing up Bass POD XT patches is incompatible with the more modern Gearbox editor and plugin. This has made the Bass POD XT sounds off-limits to Gearbox users until now. Here are all the factory presets from Bass POD XT Live and Bass POD XT for use with […]

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Analogue versus Digital: Can YOU tell the difference?

As digital gear becomes more prevalent I see the same question asked over and over again, “Should I record using the analogue outs or use the USB (or S/PDIF) outputs?” The popular answer is, “keep it digital or you’ll lose sound quality!” Is there any merit to this claim that sound quality is lost if […]

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POD Patches: Lincoln Brewster guitar sounds

Lincoln Brewster’s guitar sounds have been respected by many. He also happens to be a very high profile player of POD X3 Live. His tone is sought after by many aspiring guitarists due to his using such a readily available and affordable piece of gear for his tone. While copping his patches exactly can give […]

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Gearbox tips & tricks: Using bass mics with guitar amps.

It is no secret that you can mix and match guitar amps with bass cabs and bass amps with guitar cabs on any Line 6 modeler that has both guitar amps and bass amps. A more subtle side effect of this is the ability to use the guitar mics on bass cabs and bass mics […]

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POD Patches – Guitar World (May 2008)

Here are some guitar tones I cooked up to go with the May issue of Guitar World. Every month I make some POD patches to go along with the transcriptions I play through while practicing. People always end up asking me for the POD settings so here they are. You can download the patches in […]