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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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Corrupt software downloads on some Windows comp...

Feb 23 2016 11:19 AM | Line6Tony in General FAQ

After investigating claims of customers experiencing trouble when downloading software from www.Line6.com/software, we have discovered that Microsoft has changed/updated their methods for validating software downloaded from the internet. http://so...

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Variax HD Firmware Update FAQ for JTV series

Aug 13 2013 03:03 PM | Line6Hugo in JTV / Shuriken / Variax Standard / Workbench HD

Français Deutsch en Variax HD is a free firmware upgrade for all James Tyler Variax guitars. Variax HD delivers a world-class collection of HD guitars rebuilt from the ground up using Line 6’s next-generation modeling technology. The team captured...

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How To Update Relay G70/75 transmitter and rece...

Mar 16 2016 12:56 PM | line6will in Relay/XD-V Digital Wireless

Step-by-step update instructions for downloading the Line 6 Updater application, updating the Relay TB516 G Transmitter, and updating the Relay G70 Receiver.



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How to Update AMPLIFi 30/75/150/FX100/TT with W...

Oct 29 2014 09:52 AM | Line6Tony in AMPLIFi 30/75/150/TT

Here are the steps needed to update an AMPLIFi with Windows or OSX. The whole process should only take about 5 minutes. Click on each image to expand it. Windows users: First thing that needs to be done is to download the Amplifi driver from www....

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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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International Service and Support

Dec 02 2009 12:51 PM | Line6Tony in General FAQ

*Please use Google Translate to read this information in your language.  How do I get technical support for my Line 6 gear? When you have a technical support question, and you can't find the answer in your product's manual (found at http://li...

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Obtaining a Repair RMA from Line 6

Oct 01 2009 08:37 AM | Line6Tony in General FAQ

Do I need a RMA number (Return Material Authorization)? Yes. Line 6 requires that all end users, dealers and service centers have a valid RMA attached to all products shipped to the Line 6 Service Department. We are not responsible for units sent in w...

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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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