--GearBox Plug-In now compatible with RTAS, Mac® AU and PC VST formats--

Calabasas, CA– February 8, 2007 – Line 6, Inc., the leader in digital modeling instruments and professional recording products, is now shipping the updated GearBox™ Plug-In 3.1. For the computer-based musician who records guitar, bass and vocals, GearBox Plug-In delivers legendary Line 6 studio-standard tone from POD® xt, and classic must-have vintage effects in a flexible software plug-in format. GearBox Plug-In can be used with RTAS, Mac® AU and PC VST recording software.

GearBox Plug-In includes an extraordinary collection of professionally programmed presets. Plus, presets created during the recording process can easily be moved into other Line 6 products like POD® xt Live for total portability to the stage. The Silver bundle provides a hand-selected model collection, while the Gold bundle delivers a comprehensive array for the ultimate tone palette.

“With GearBox Plug-in 3.1, musicians can now have the convenience and flexibility of award-winning Line 6 tone seamlessly integrated into Pro Tools and other recording apps,” explained Mark McCrite, product line manager, Line 6. “With modeling technology constantly evolving, Line 6 continues to deliver state of the art tone, whether in the studio or on stage.”

In addition, GearBox Plug-In is available as a download for owners of POD® xt, GuitarPort®, and TonePort™ products. For just $199, users are able to run all of the models already in their products in a flexible native software plug-in format.

GearBox™ Plug-In Silver Bundle – MSRP $419.99
  • 18 guitar amp and 24 cab models from POD® xt
  • 5 bass amp and cab models from Bass POD® xt
  • 6 world-renowned vintage and modern mic preamps
  • 30 studio and stompbox effects
GearBox™ Plug-In Gold Bundle - MSRP $699.99
  • 78 guitar amp and 24 cab models from POD® xt/Vetta™ II
  • 28 bass amp and 22 bass cab models from Bass POD® xt
  • 6 world-renowned vintage and modern mic preamps
  • 80 plus studio and stompbox effects
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About Line 6
Incorporated in 1996, Line 6 is a music gear manufacturer dedicated to creating music products to inspire creativity in both recording and live environments. Headquartered in Calabasas, California, Line 6 currently has a presence in over 60 countries worldwide with offices in California and the United Kingdom. In just under a decade, Line 6 has grown from an original team of 10 to over 200 employees. As the pioneer of digital modeling guitar amplifiers, guitars and effects, Line 6 has created award-winning products for guitarists, bass players and engineers, working both on stage and in the studio. For more information visit