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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 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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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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List of Presets

Jan 09 2017 02:51 PM | Line6Tony in Firehawk

This is the factory set of presets in the Firehawk FX/1500. 

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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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Firehawk Remote Advanced Routing Feature

Nov 15 2016 10:48 AM | line6will in Firehawk

You may have noticed a feature in the Settings Menus on the Firehawk/Amplifi Remote app called Advanced Routing. This feature helps manage having multiple Firehawk/Amplifi devices when connected, so you could Airplay music to another Bluetooth device...

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Updating the Firehawk FX via USB on a Windows o...

May 28 2015 09:50 AM | Line6david in Firehawk

Here is how to update the Firehawk FX step by step:  For Windows 7, 8, or 10 systems, please start with step 1. For OSX 10.8 and up, skip to step 8. 1. In order for your computer to see the Firehawk you will need to install the driver for th...

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FBV/Shortboard/Express/FBV2 (Mk I and II) FBV 3...

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

Q: Where can I find the manual for my Line 6 controller? A: Instructions on how to use your FBV controller can be found in the back of your specific amplifier's user manual. See the link below.user manual .Q: Which Line 6 controller works with which...

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Helix XLR outputs and 48v Phantom Power

Oct 30 2015 03:28 PM | line6will in HELIX

When the Helix XLR outputs are subjected to phantom power, the output level is decreased. Do not try and connect your Helix to a mixer, interface, or PA system that supplies phantom power (48v) to the Helix XLR outputs. The workaround is to use the 1/4...

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Helix Scale Delay Parameter

Sep 09 2016 09:58 AM | line6will in HELIX

On the Helix all of the stereo delays (except the ping pong) have a true stereo path. The left and right sides are fully separate signal paths.  The delay time of the left side of the signal is set by the delay time knob/parameter.  The de...

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Renaming Setlists with Helix Editor 2.01

Aug 22 2016 03:08 PM | Line6Pete1 in HELIX

To rename your desired setlist within the Helix Editor 2.01, be sure to click on the setlist name with your LEFT mouse button and hold it for a second. When you use a longer mouse click you should see the cursor appear with a blue highlight. Then, yo...

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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 2.0 Snapshots and Shortcuts videos

Jul 07 2016 12:46 PM | line6will in HELIX

 

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Helix 2.0 shortcuts

Jul 06 2016 10:59 AM | Line6Tony in HELIX

Here’s a PDF with all of Helix’s shortcuts. New items (or at least ones that aren’t discussed in the 1.0 manual) appear in bold.   We've also published a Helix 2.0 shortcuts video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnuELVa7KS8

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FBV 3 Update Mode

Jun 21 2016 07:39 AM | line6will in FBV Controllers (MKI / MKII/ 3)

The Line 6 FBV 3 has an update mode. You can use this if your firmware update fails for any reason. Press and hold down Footswitch 1 and the A footswitch and then plug in the USB cable to power on. You'll see the LCD screen say Update Mode. The Line 6...

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