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Pinned  How to update the Helix's firmware

Nov 09 2015 10:50 AM | line6will in HELIX

Instructions on how to update the Line 6 Helix to the latest firmware.

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Pinned  Helix Pedal Maintenance Procedure

May 22 2017 02:26 PM | Line6Tony in HELIX

The instructions contained in the document below illustrate how to resolve loosening and squeaking that may be encountered with your Helix® floor processor’s built-in expression pedal. Line 6 recommends that this maintenance be performed by an Authoriz...

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Pinned  HELIX Support FAQ

Oct 08 2015 07:14 AM | line6will in HELIX

Will there be an iOS or Android editor? ​Probably not, Helix's presets are extremely large, and syncing 1024 tones would take forever. As Helix is more at home in larger studios and on larger tours, it makes sense to support Mac/PC editing. Can I...

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Pinned  Helix Reset Procedures and Troubleshooting Tricks

Oct 12 2015 03:14 PM | line6will in HELIX

We’re sure you’ll have a great experience with your Helix. As with anything, be sure to regularly back up your presets, and in the event anything unexpected happens while using your Helix, please perform one or more of the steps below.  Helix Flo...

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Pinned  Firehawk FAQ

Jan 02 2015 08:10 AM | Line6Drew in Firehawk

Full List and Descriptions of FIREHAWK FX Amps, Cabs, and Effects  FIREHAWK FX Specs · 29 HD Amp Models· 25 HD Effects Models· 78 POD Farm Amp Models· 95 POD Farm Effects Models· 8 simultaneous effects· 128 Onboard Presets· 5 FX on/off, ch...

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Pinned  Firehawk Troubleshooting

Jun 26 2015 04:11 PM | Line6Tony in Firehawk

Q: The ABCD lights are flashing and the unit does not function, even after a factory reset. A: This is recovery mode, meaning there was a failed update attempt. The unit will function again once the update is successfully completed. I n the ev...

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Firehawk FX and Firehawk 1500 connections

Feb 05 2016 11:23 AM | line6will in Firehawk

There's lots of ins and outs and what-have-yous with the Firehawk line. And this is not just, like, my opinion, man First let's look at what's the same on both units. USB port for updating firmware and use as an I/O interface.Variax input for...

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Dec 31 1969 11:00 PM | Line6Tony in HELIX

Please note that a copy of the original purchase receipt is required to qualify for any warranty service (if needed) for all Line 6 products.  WHEN DOES THE EXTENDED WARRANTY PROGRAM LAUNCH? Thursday, July 6, 2017.  WHO QUALIFIES FOR...

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Pre 2.10 snapshot presets can eliminate EXP 2 f...

Nov 22 2016 02:46 PM | line6will in HELIX

Pre 2.10 snapshot presets can eliminate EXP 2 from EXP scribble strip v2.10 - e561954  REPRO: 1. Save a preset with snapshots on v2.01 public firmware. 2. Back up that preset on v2.01 public editor 3. update Helix floor to v2.10 public...

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Helix Snapshots and EXP pedal recall

Jul 28 2016 09:21 AM | line6will in HELIX

Snapshots do not store or recall the EXP 1 and 2 assignment. So when you engage the Toe Switch, the onboard pedal switches between EXP 1 and EXP 2 assignment, but Snapshots do not account for that since they only store the Wah or Volume block’s On/Off...

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Helix Dimensions

Oct 14 2015 08:33 AM | line6will in HELIX

Helix—22.05 x 11.85 x 3.6 inches; 14.6 lbs. Helix Rack—19 x 5.25 x 9.5 inches; 9.3 lbs. Helix Control—17.2 x 9.4 x 2.5 inches; 7.2 lbs.

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Helix Expression Pedal Calibration

Dec 01 2015 04:28 PM | line6will in HELIX

Don't do anything! It auto calibrates. If you're having trouble getting the pedal to stay at 0% it might be due to the tension being too loose. Try tightening it with the provided hex wrench.

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The Helix Looper

Oct 08 2015 09:13 AM | line6will in HELIX

The Looper  How do I find the Looper? Most factory presets already have a Looper block, ready to go. If your presetdoesn't, or you cleared all the blocks, Looper blocks can be selected from the verybottom of the Model List, below the Send/Return...

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HELIX and EXT Amp Controlling

Jan 15 2016 01:39 PM | line6will in HELIX

Helix’s ability to control external amp channel and/or reverb switching has been tested with many popular amps and heads. Unfortunately this does not guarantee compatibility with all products. Note that, depending on the circuitry of the channel switch...

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Firehawk Effects Blocks Basics

Feb 01 2016 01:35 PM | line6will in Firehawk

Firehawk Effects Blocks Basics  In the Firehawk Remote editor, there are 12 effects blocks that you can turn on and off, and assign different models and parameters to. Some of them can be dragged to different locations, some can't. Of these twel...

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FBV 3 with Spider IV 75, 120, 150, HD150

Jun 08 2017 01:46 PM | Line6Pete1 in FBV Controllers (MKI / MKII/ 3)

Here are the controls for Spider IV amps (75,120,150, HD150) with the FBV 3 foot controller. FS1 : Boost on/offFS2 : FX1 (Gain, Auto, Pitch)FS3 : FX2 (Chorus, Phaser, Tremolo)FS4 : FX3 (Delay, Tape Echo, Sweep Echo)FS5 : Reverb on/off  Functi...

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Calibration and F.A.Q. for Newer FBV pedals

Jun 12 2007 09:14 AM | Line6Tony in FBV Controllers (MKI / MKII/ 3)

FBV/Shortboard/Express/FBV2 (Mk I and II) FBV 3 - Controller Series: Calibration and F.A.Q.s

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The Complete Line 6 Pedal Compatibility FAQ

Sep 27 2016 05:00 AM | Line6Tony in FBV Controllers (MKI / MKII/ 3)

http://line6.com/legacy/images/Floorboard.jpg Line 6 Floorboard:  ONLY Compatible with: AX212, 1st Generation POD/BassPOD, POD Pro (labeled "Pedal" above Cat 5 Connector"), 1st Generation of Spider (Red Faced) Flextone 1, Flextone II, Flextone...

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Helix LT Comparison

Apr 03 2017 12:56 PM | line6will in HELIX

Here's a comparison chart with more detailed specs:  Helix LT  Dual DSP-HX Modeling6.2" 800x480 Pixel LCD Screen62 Amps, 37 Cabs, 16 Mics, and 104 EffectsCapacitive FootswitchesUp to 2 Expression PedalsExternal Amp switchingMidi Control20.87...

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Helix LT FAQ

Apr 04 2017 08:22 AM | Line6Tony in HELIX

HELIX LT FAQ What is Helix LT? Helix LT is Helix’s very real, more affordable little brother. Helix, Helix Rack/Control, and Helix LT all have the same DSPs (2x 450MHz ADSP-21469 SHARCS), modeling engines, models, A/D/A converters, op amps,...

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