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Amp models in HD Pro
by minotaurproject on 2012-03-04 14:08:52

Hi everyone!

I am a bassist, I bought an HD Pro for a home studio, to be able to record a wide selection of distortions in one package. However, I wouldn't say I'm particularly satisfied with the quality of my bass guitar recordings. I tried several amps/combinations for that, but since they're mostly guitar stuff, bass doesn't sound that good through them. Without an amp simulation, it lacks character.

I recently got an update which contained and downloadable extra noisegate, and that got me thinking. Is it possible to widen the selection of amps by a downloadable add-on of some kind for the HD Pro? I understand that this product was made primarily for guitarists, so I'm more than ready to pay extra to download some bass amp simulations. I saw that there is an extra bass add-on for several Line6 products, I was just wondering if it is compatible with HD pro, and if not, will it ever be?

Furthermore, I think the HD Pro is trying to be a cheaper rival to the AxeFX - and I think Line6 did a very good job with that, especially for the price. I just wish I could use my bass with it at least as well as the guitar.

Sorry if it's a double post, I haven't seen this question anywhere.



Re: Amp models in HD Pro
by BigChas52 on 2012-03-04 14:17:32

Sorry, the Bass add-on packs will not work with the HD series.

Re: Amp models in HD Pro
by Mr_Arkadin on 2012-03-04 14:18:56

However, you may have missed the announced update (yet to be released) which includes an Ampeg bass amp:


Re: Amp models in HD Pro
by Line6david on 2012-03-09 11:50:00

+1 to Mr_Arkadin,

  • “Flip Top” HD Bass Amp Model. Introducing the world’s very first HD bass amp model based on* the immortal Ampeg® B-15NF Portaflex®, one of the most popular studio bass amps of all time. The modeled cab features the original 15-inch speaker perfect for laying down some serious thump.
  • Eight New Mic Choices for the HD Bass Amp Model. Get your ideal bass tone from the new “Flip Top” HD bass model with eight mic choices based on*
    • Shure® SM57
    • Sennheiser® 421
    • AKG® D12
    • AKG® D112
    • EV® RE20
    • Shure® SM7B
    • Heil® PR40
    • Neumann® U47

Update should be out soon.



Re: Amp models in HD Pro
by litesnsirens on 2012-03-09 12:11:45

Man, I hope so.... I'm dying here with anticipation!!!

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