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#21 kylegonyer

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 07:44 AM

@ TheRealZAap

 

Yep, ....calling tonight after work if there support hours are at that time for me in regards to:

 

  • gifting/merge accounts
  • options for PowerPack.

 

The rest is posting for other users on what my experience was as information for people that may have same issue.

 

I'll post how the phone call goes tomorrow as somewhat a conclusion to this thread.

 

Thanks for your feedback and post so far...All members have been really helpful and great information!


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#22 Triryche

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 07:51 AM

+1 to Zap.

 

Yeah, I would have tried to gift to my real account. I think registering it to the other account tripped you up.

 

The Power Pack issue may just be a matter of running the license manager.


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#23 TheRealZap

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 08:39 AM

i don't think that you'll be able to liberate the power pack even with supports help....

it's explicitly tied to the device...

you can always ask.... 

i just don't think you'll be able to count on it.


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#24 Triryche

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 08:44 AM

+1 to Zap,

but you should still be able to use it with the xt as the dongle.


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#25 TheRealZap

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 09:19 AM

for the plugin only, most likely.. i suppose you'd have to try it for sure.

 

+1 to Zap,

but you should still be able to use it with the xt as the dongle.


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#26 Triryche

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 09:32 AM

I think it would depend on if he purchases the POD Farm license??


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#27 kylegonyer

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:03 PM

Here is the verdict on the whole podXT, powerpack, and GX farm issue:

 

Great experience with Line6 Support last night!!

 

In call they were able to:

 

  • Transfer the model packs that came with my usde XT but sat in the sellers out account (basically merge into 1 account I am using now so less issues down the road). I'm good to go
     
  • After seeing they could not get my XT "hardware only" powerpack to register and be used with farm, they gave me the real version of it that farm can detect now. (note: you need to express that your tones really use this from gearbox and XT and that you really need them in farm - just ask nicely. They will have to ask a manager and this is a gift from them. I was really happy to see that they did this as a customer courtesy.-I got lucky i guess)
     
  • While on the phone and waiting they also answered some tech questions on if I should keep my POD XT for anything other than standalone player with the older gearbox tones (I will actually comment on this later in another post as I still have some opinions on this)
     
  • The XT as a dongle does not work to give you any packs with farm (at least my version that came with GX). This was also one of the compelling reasosn I also gave to ask for the power pack in the version that farm could see.
     
  • If you run through the XT as a pre amp for your tone before headphone or your actually amp, It will have 3X the volume on the same tone going through just  GX .....so a tone with 3.5 on the volume with XT needs to be 10 on the GX to sound the same in headphones (this is with headphone monitor all the way up too). So this makes sense the POD XT puts out way more
     
  • Per line6 .....XT is not a clean pass through (close if you make a tone and save it onboard that is NO effects), but according to the senior tech who works on POD XT  you still are doing some reprocessing after Farm. They also have seen others add a booster peda; after GX if you need more out of your tone or want to get POD XT amp power clean

my licencing issues are solved and I can use farm with all my packs (4)  

 

Next is to dive into farm and also note in post the differences as to why use XT as a ASIO with farm or if XT is even needed. I will make a post on some experiences and as I have more time to experiment. 

 

All good news and hopefully others can benefit from the luck and information I have here.


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#28 Triryche

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:11 PM

Nice outcome!!

 

Just for the record, Gearbox for the PODxt does not have any tones per se, it is just a GUI for the PODxt.

 

The PODxt does all the tone processing.

With the GX, your computer does all the tone processing.


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