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Line 6 Shootout: POD X3 vs. Bass POD XT

Does the Line 6 POD X3 mean the deat of the Bass POD line of products from Line 6? POD X3 is quite capable when it comes to creating fat and funky bass tones. It does fall short of the capabilities of past Bass POD units in a few key areas. Guitarists who want to […]

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POD Patches – Lincoln Brewster

The fabled Lincoln Brewster POD patches are one of the most often requested items in the Line 6 community. Here are screenshots of them for those of you who are unable to use Line 6 Edit on your machines! Don’t feel like sifting through dozens of patches? I’ve created compact patch files that take into […]

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POD Patches – Dual Tone Demos (Part 2)

Continued from part 1 of my personal dual tone tour! These tones are inspired by, but not copies of, the Line 6 Dual Tone Tour for the POD X3. I hope you enjoy the presets (the bundle is available

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POD Patches – Dual Tone Demos (Part 1)

These tones were inspired by the Line 6 dual tone tour. I’m not going to be so pretentious as to claim my tones are better, but I didn’t want to copy their tones. I just wanted to use them as jumping off points to create something entirely new. I approached this exercise by taking the […]

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POD X3: New Flash Memory 1.01.1

Line 6 have since updated POD X3 flash memory to 1.11.0. Read more about it. Update November 22, 2007 Today I opened Monkey to do some bundle manipulation and noticed the flash memory is now showing the correct version from the front page. You no longer need to do this manual process. I will leave […]

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POD X3 dimensions and tech specs

In this forum post, Line 6 customer roblof cracked open his X3 and gave us specs on some of the electronic components inside the X3. This is what he saw:

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POD X3 Live Patches: Tracking Lead Guitar for “Stumpy Ron”

Today I worked on recording the guitar solo for The Ballad of Stumpy Ron. Of course my Line 6 POD X3 Live is all over that! I wanted the solo to sound a bit like Tony Iommi with a little C.C. DeVille sprinkled on top and be very energetic in timbre. Strange mix, I know, […]

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POD X3 Live Tips and Tricks: Switching between amps 1 and 2

Three things are on the mind of most new X3 owners: How do I switch between amp 1 and amp 2? The silent gap when I switch patches is killing me! Where are my spillover delay and reverb? We can kill all of these birds with one stone. The key is using the volume pedal. […]

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POD X3 Live Tips and Tricks: Phantom Power

The POD X3 does not include phantom power on its mic preamp. In a live situation this is not too bad since the majority of vocalists are singing through stage friendly dynamic mics. The POD really has its roots in the studio though, so the lack of phantom power can be limiting to those wanting […]

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POD X3 Live Tips and Tricks: Solo Boost

It is nice to get a bit of a boost during guitar solos when playing live. Changing patches is the easy solution but that leaves you a bit of a gap in the audio. I’m going to outline a few ways in which you can get a nice volume boost using a single patch, no […]