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NOW SHIPPING: LINE 6 POD STUDIO™ RECORDING INTERFACES
—Powerful new USB interfaces for recording guitarists feature POD Farm™, the premium tone plug-in—
Calabasas, Calif.—November 3, 2008—Line 6, Inc. (www.line6.com), the industry leader in modeling technology for music products, ships powerful new POD Studio™ USB interfaces for recording guitarists. Each POD Studio includes POD Farm™ plug-in to provide POD® tone for any DAW.
"There's a POD Studio perfect for every application," remarks David Dolan, Line 6 Product Marketing Manager. "And combined with POD Farm, our premium POD tone plug-in, POD Studio will revolutionize the way guitarists record—just like the original POD."
POD Farm plug-in, available in both Mac® AU/RTAS®/VST® and Windows® RTAS®/VST® formats, supplies a must-have collection of legendary tones necessary for every recording guitarist. It’s complete with over 50 immortal guitar and bass amps and cabs, from dark and smoky American combos to gain-crazed English stacks, plus 29 crucial studio and stompbox effects and 6 pro mic preamps. POD Farm boasts an intuitive carousel-style interface and a simple drag-and-drop signal flow that afford effortless recording. Above all, POD Farm produces great-sounding tracks.
POD Studio USB interfaces are powerful and rock-solid. They outperform similar interfaces with the lowest noise for recording guitar—over 12 dB more signal-to-noise—and with exclusive Line 6 ToneDirect™ monitoring that virtually eliminates latency and allows for simultaneous recording and monitoring of a fully processed tone. Plus, 44.1/48 kHz 16-/24-bit recording (88.2/96 kHz with sample rate conversion) ensures album-quality results.
GX provides portable, no-nonsense recording with one 1/4-inch guitar input. UX1 features one 1/4-inch guitar input, a balanced XLR input with a high-quality preamp and two 1/4-inch analog outputs. UX2 offers two 1/4-inch guitar inputs (one normal, one pad), two balanced XLR inputs with preamps and phantom power, an S/PDIF digital output and a pair of assignable VU meters.
Each POD Studio delivers instant pro recording right out of the box. POD Studios GX and UX1 include Ableton® Live Lite 8-track recording software. POD Studio UX2 includes Ableton® Live Lite Line 6 Studio Edition 16-track recording software as well as Reason Adapted production software.
POD Studio GX $139.99 MSRP
POD Studio UX1 $209.99 MSRP
POD Studio UX2 $279.99 MSRP
About Line 6, Inc.
Based in Calabasas, California, Line 6 is a leading manufacturer of guitars, amplifiers, effects, effects processors and recording interfaces. Line 6 is world renowned for its studio- and stage-standard gear featuring its patented amp and effect modeling and digital wireless technologies. Line 6 invented digital guitar amp modeling technology in 1996, and is currently the #1 maker of guitar amplifiers. Its award-winning products, including POD®, are used by musicians worldwide and have been used on countless platinum and Grammy award winning titles. Line 6 is distributed in over 60 countries with operations in the United States, China and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.line6.com.