Currently Being ModeratedJan 3, 2012 11:10 AM (in response to jimirockstar)Re: Using multiple Line6 Devices in a DAW
if you update your monkey and the license manager... you should be able to authorize your computer and kb37 to use the model packs without the xt... assuming that you purchased licenses.
this would seem to solve all of your problemsabove by making it so that you would not have a reason to plug in the XT at all....
(just go analog out of XT into toneport for variax input)
as far as the pod farm input...
its not a line6 limitation... ASIO specs only allow for use of one ASIO device at a time.\
there are very technical reasons for this that affect latency and quality...
it basically boils down to having the audio stream controlled by a single hardware clock.
Currently Being ModeratedJan 9, 2012 9:43 AM (in response to jimirockstar)Re: Using multiple Line6 Devices in a DAW
+1 to zap's response.
The main stopper here is the ASIO driver is designed to work with one audio device at a time on a Windows machine. On a Mac, using Core audio, you can use more than one audio interface at a time as an aggregate device, but we still don't support that connection with our product because we have seen that type of setup fail during use as well.
As for authorizing your model packs, you would need to just connect the device with the desired model packs to authorize those for usage when recording. You are only recording from one audio interface at a time and connecting the one with the packs you would like to use is what you should do to make it work.
Currently Being ModeratedJan 17, 2012 11:58 AM (in response to jimirockstar)RE: Using multiple Line6 Devices in a DAW
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Currently Being ModeratedJan 24, 2012 10:35 AM (in response to jimirockstar)RE: Using multiple Line6 Devices in a DAW
I would suggest that you have both devices connected at the same time to the computer. Then within your DAW you can change the audio driver assignments to switch between the two when you want to use the POD XT.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 11, 2012 2:46 AM (in response to jimirockstar)Re: Using multiple Line6 Devices in a DAW
All of the right things have already been said (more or less ), so this is only to recap in a simple (hopefully) way (had the same "problems"):
- connect both - the POD and the KB37 - to your machine via USB
- use the line out at the POD and the line in at the KB37 (connect them, obviously)
- plug in your Variax as usual (network cable into the POD)
- in your DAW switch from either device to the other
- use the POD Farm as a plug in (inside the DAW)
What's more (and not has been mentioned so far):
using this setup you can mix the results of the Farm with everything you have on your PODxt, meaning basically that you can have the "dual" results from the Farm, and then add everything you can normally get from your PODxt to the mix.
So the complete FX section of the PODxt, as well as all your model packs are there IN ADDITION to your Farm settings.
Means, that most folks would be quite able to get along with the "cheap" (free) version of the Farm . Who might need not dual but triple amp/fx-settings anyway?
Well: I do !!
edited for small additions by me