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Finding and Using Helix Native in Cubase/Nuendo

Aug 09 2017 01:37 PM | line6will in Helix Native

Locating Helix Native in Cubase/Nuendo For Mac  Launch Cubase or Nuendo. Go to “Devices -> Plug-in Manager -> VST Effects” and check to see if Helix Native is Active and the box is checked. The default location is “/Library/Audio/Plug-In...

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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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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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Relay G70/75 FAQ

Mar 28 2017 01:07 PM | line6will in Relay/XD-V Digital Wireless

Q: How does the G70/75 system work with other Line 6 Wireless? Even with RF2/RF3 co-habitability, that does not necessarily mean that every channel will work in the same environment. Check out the chart below to see what channels are available when u...

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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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Firehawk Volume Controls and Speaker Modes

Feb 01 2016 01:28 PM | line6will in Firehawk 1500

Volume Controls The overall volume is the Master Volume control. This is controlled by the “big knob” when the LEDs are red (the default state). All of the other volumes happen before this one and it’s ultimately how you control the output level while...

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Firehawk 1500 and Midi CC

May 01 2017 11:17 PM | line6will in Firehawk 1500

Firehawk 1500 v1.30.0 now responds to individual incoming midi to control various effect block bypass controls, expression pedal values, or triggers virtual foot switches (like FBV3). Prior to this, Firehawk 1500 previously only responded to and sent o...

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Variax Shuriken Custom User Presets

Apr 06 2017 01:08 PM | line6will in JTV / Shuriken / Variax Standard / Workbench HD

The Shuriken is unique in many ways from other Variax guitars, one of the ways is the 4 Artist's programmed user presets on the model knob. If you want to replicate the artist's setup you will have to tune the low E string down to D, which will make th...

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Recording with AMPLIFi 75/150/TT/FX100

Dec 12 2014 01:03 PM | Line6Tony in AMPLIFi Series Products

Q: If the AMPLIFi product works as a sound card through USB, what would be the way for connecting a pair of studio monitors to do the mixing with? How does the IO on AMPLIFi with USB recording enabled work? Is it a 2-in/2-out? If so, does AMPLIFi a...

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Clang Tone on Variax Guitars

Jun 20 2017 03:47 PM | Line6Tony in JTV / Shuriken / Variax Standard / Workbench HD

Clang tone, a subtle ringing pitched sound caused by the longitudinal wave travelling along the string, is a phenomenon inherent to all vibrating tensioned strings. Piezos and microphones can pick up clang tone, but magnetic pickups will not. Variables...

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Echo Farm 3.0 FAQ

Feb 21 2017 08:24 AM | Line6Tony in Echo Farm

What is Echo Farm 3.0 ? Echo Farm is a 64-bit delay modeler plug-in for the Pro Tools 11+ AAX Native platform. It offers 12 different delay models –based on a combination of actual hardware devices and Line 6 originals – and provides simple and effec...

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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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Windows Driver Removal

Dec 11 2015 10:50 AM | line6will in Recording

How to remove current and previously installed drivers in Windows. This is a good troubleshooting tip when you upgrade to a newer Windows system and the drivers failed to migrate properly. This can also fix a few issues when Windows 10 fails to recognize the device.

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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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