Add Second Amp To New Preset
Posted 22 September 2013 - 06:51 PM
Posted 22 September 2013 - 09:58 PM
Posted 23 September 2013 - 05:48 AM
Posted 23 September 2013 - 06:54 AM
I'm loving the POD HD500X so far. It's the first piece of guitar gear that I have genuinely been very excited about. It's always fun to get a new guitar or pedal, but this thing has me anxious to use it more and more. I just love the tones I'm getting from it.
Physically, I'm still getting used to the buttons on it. I'm finding myself wishing that the ABCD(FS5-FS8) buttons were on the top row and FS1-FS4 were on the bottom row. Yesterday, during our set (first time using the HD500X live), I accidentally changed presets to a clean tone instead of engaging the overdrive during a solo. That totally sucked. Just need to be more careful... I may switch it over to full pedalboard mode instead and assign all my pedals to the FS5-FS8 switches instead. It's so much easier to rest your heel on the ground and hover your foot over a switch when you are about to press it, than pick up your foot to hit a switch in the top row.
Posted 23 September 2013 - 02:02 PM
Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:03 AM
Using cursor arrows move cursor over the amp and press move then press the arrow to the right and it should move that amp up and leave a blank amp space on the bottom. Choose 2nd amp for dual amp patch.
By the way, thanks again for this tip. It works. Got a chance to play around with multiple amps. Not sure I like the added complexity of dealing with two amps in a patch though. It does, however, create a lot of options for modifying your tones.
Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:18 AM
Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:35 AM
I haven't even heard of the Axe Fx, but I will check it out just to see what it is. My take on all this is that tone is tone. If I can make what I consider to be excellent tones from the HD500X, then that is all I need. Sure, I could get a physical amp and even then, it's going to be a matter of tweaking that until it sounds the way I want it. Even then, I am limited to that particular amp's sound. With the HD500X, I have tons of options to choose from and to me, it sounds amazing. It also serves the purpose I need, which is playing in a church where we aren't able to use a cranked up amp, mic'd onstage or even backstage. Not to mention, I like the clean look on stage of a simple, low profile, floor device.
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