Currently Being ModeratedJan 20, 2012 3:12 PM (in response to gutomareto)Re: variax detection by workbench
This sounds like a connection issue. Have you tried different USB ports and cables? Are you sure the drivers are installed for the X3? Is the X3 visible in Monkey?
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Currently Being ModeratedJan 20, 2012 4:53 PM (in response to Line6david)Re: variax detection by workbench
Yes I have tried diferent USB ports and cables. The digital cable of Variax works well with pod X3. Yes pod X3 connects alright and can be seen by line 6 monkey. The USB abapter for variax can also be seen b monkey. I have already reinstalled the drivers, even being already up to date.
I use windows XP.
Currently Being ModeratedJan 24, 2012 3:21 PM (in response to gutomareto)Re: variax detection by workbench
Does the Variax 700 work when not connected to the computer? It sounds like you could have a configuration problem in Windows. Can you try the X3 and 700 with another computer?
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Currently Being ModeratedJan 31, 2012 10:53 AM (in response to gutomareto)Re: variax detection by workbench
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Currently Being ModeratedFeb 16, 2012 4:14 PM (in response to Line6david)Re: variax detection by workbench
I have just been able to try it on other computer with windows 7. Same symptoms. System doesn't show the MIDI in or out and then can't estabelish connection with usb device, regardless if there is a guitar connected or not.
What else can I try? Any way of checking or configuring windows midi ports that I'm missing??
Currently Being ModeratedNov 5, 2012 2:56 PM (in response to gutomareto)Re: variax detection by workbench
Just bought a Variax Workbench USB adapter hoping to edit and update the firmware on my Variax Acoustic 700. I have connected the interface to my computer (2011 MacBook Pro). Line 6 Monkey detects and updates the USB interface, Workbench etc. without a problem.
Workbench launches and after I tell it that it is connected to the USB interface it lists it as an attached device BUT never detects the guitar. I have tried it in Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion but Workbench still doesn't find the guitar.
The USB interface lights up green on the computer side but flashes red on the guitar side. The Variax lead is plugged in securely and the guitar is getting power from the XPS box and the LED on the control panel is on.