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  • Date: 1/4/21
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    Model Packs increase the number of Amp or FX Models of a GuitarPort, TonePort, PODxt, PODxt Live or PODxt Pro, for a wider variety of tone possibilities. When a particular tone in the library relies on a Model available in one of these packs, you'll see symbol(s) to indicate which Packs: MS (Metal Shop), CC (Classics Collection), FX (FX Junkie), and PP (Power Pack).

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    Variax is the uniquely flexibile guitar from Line 6. Our Vetta II amplifier includes a digital connection for the Variax that lets you store settings for both your amp and your guitar in the Vetta II so that when you call up a Vetta Channel Memory your amp and guitar can change sounds together. Vetta II Tones marked with this guitar symbol include this Variax data.

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    Attention POD 2.0, Flextone and HD147 owners... Your hardware doesn't do Stomp effects, so you'll hear something different than what was intended. Try increasing the Drive or choose a higher gain Amp Model to get the right sound. The other aspects of the sound should translate as expected, so you'll at least get a great starting place for tweaking.

  • Comments:
    Dr Z "Interstate" based patch that is relatively CLEAN but gain is brought in with three levels of overdrive, one is an Amp Gain increase (at unity volume) controlled by FS7; then two levels of low-gain (Minotaur) and mid-gain (Compulsive Drive set fairly low) overdrive on FS8 and FS9 respectively. A 3dB clean boost (output block level increase) is controlled by FS10. Also, a POST Amp Volume Pedal is assigned to Exp 2. This volume pedal is both a level increase and it also changes the Amp EQ and the Delay Pedal for a solo boost that doesn't get too raspy or treble-ish. It is set with limits from 70% (heel down) to 100% (toe down), so it is not ideal for swells, but works fantastic as a lead boost that can be controlled at varying levels of volume increase. Reverb and Delay are always on (but Delay time changes w Exp2) and there is a Tremolo, a Chorus, and a Flanger assigned to FS 2-4. The Cab Blocks are IR's - I'm currently using an Ownhammer dual cab set up, but you can insert any of Helix's stock cabs here and set to taste. This patch was set up using a QSC K10 as the FRFR, and using a HSS S-Type guitar (Tuttle Custom) with vintage-style pickups. With this set up it is VERY amp-like and sits very nicely in a band mix.

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