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Spider IV 15 FAQs and Application

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Q: Where are the song settings for the Spider IV 15 that I saw on the box?
A: The Spider IV 15 song settings can be found here:

Spider IV Settings

Q: Where can I get the manual for the Spider IV 15?

Line 6 Manuals


Q: What are the amp models on my Spider IV 15?
A: There are four amp models on the Spider IV 15: Clean, Crunch, Metal, and Insane. The tone settings list numerous songs can be used to dial sounds in as well. If you would like to return your unit to the original presets, please perform a factory reset (see below).


Q: How do I perform a factory reset on my Spider IV 15?
A: The factory reset procedure for a Spider IV 15 is to hold down the clean button as you turn on the power and hold the button for 5-8 seconds.

Q: Is there a 'Boost' & 'Gate' function?
A: Yes. Toggle the boost by holding the 'Tap' button while turning the 'Drive' knob past 12 o'clock. The gate can be toggled similarly, but using the 'Echo/Reverb' knob. See the manual for more information.


Q: Are there any videos I can view to learn about the Spider IV series?
Spider IV movies


Q: How is the Spider IV 15 different than the Spider III 15?
A: The Spider IV 15 amp models have been revoiced, the back is now a "3/4" style,and there is now an FBV controller jack for the FBV2 or FBX Express pedal.

Q: How do I use the tuner on the Spider IV 15?
A: Press the Tuner button, and notice the volume is muted during tuning. The amp model LEDs will indicate when the string you are playing is in tune. The “Crunch” and “Metal” LEDs will both light up when the string is in tune. If the Clean or Crunch LED are lit, the string is flat. If Metal or Insane LEDs are lit, the string is sharp. Once all your strings are in tune, press any button to exit Tuner Mode. See the manual for more information.

Setup/Connections

Q: What are the inputs and outputs on the Spider IV 15?
A: Guitars, Microphones, Basses, and Acoustic Guitars can be connected using the 1/4” instrument input. MP3/CD players can be connected using the 3.5 mm jack. Headphones can be connected using the stereo ¼” output.


Q: Is there a “direct out” on the Spider IV 15? What can this be connected to?
A: The headphones jack is a stereo ¼” output which can also be used as a recording output or into a PA or stereo system. You can connect an external preamp into the CD input or the Mic input of the Spider IV 15.


Q: Can the Spider IV 15 and the CD/MP3 input be used at the same time? Will I hear both of these devices through the headphones?
A: Yes


Q: Can I use an FBV controller with the Spider IV 15?
A: Yes, the FBV2 and FBV Express (original or Mk II) are recommended for use with the Spider IV 15. The FBV Shortboard (original or Mk II) will work, but there will be a number of buttons that have no functions (i.e. banks, effects, stomps, etc.)


Q: Does the Spider IV 15 have an effects loop?
A: There is not an effect loop on the Spider IV 15 amplifier.



Q: How do I power the Spider IV 15?
A: The Spider IV 15 uses a standard IEC power cable to a wall outlet.


Q: How can I get a cover for the Spider IV 15?
A: The Spider IV 15 does not have a cover available from Line 6 at this time.


Registration/Warranty

Q: What is the warranty on the Spider IV 15?
A: the warranty on the Spider IV 15 is twelve months from the date of purchase.


Q: How can I register my Spider IV 15?
A: Product Registration F.A.Q.



Troubleshooting/Service


Q: My Spider IV 15 seems to be malfunctioning. What can I do as an end user?
A: Line 6 Amp Troubleshooting


Q: Where can I get replacement knobs for my Spider IV 15 amp?
A: Line 6 Store



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