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How To Update the Spider V Amp


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Thank you for purchasing a Spider V. To get the best performance from your new amp, please upload the latest firmware. You can upload in one of two ways connected to a mobile device or connected to a computer. It will take about 5 minutes to complete the upgrade. Please follow the instructions below:

 

Updating firmware from an Android device:

  1. If you haven't already done so, create a Line6 User account:
  2. Go to Line6.com http://Line6.com> and click on "Sign In". Follow the instructions to create a free account.
  3. On your device, download the Spider Remote App from Google Play.
  4. Launch the Spider Remote application. Page through the slideshow, accept the terms and conditions, and then log into your Line 6 account.
  5. Connect your device to the appropriate USB connector on the back of the Spider V. Slide the "SELECT" switch to the USB port labeled "Mac/PC/Android". Turn on your Spider amp.
  6. Your Android device will present a dialog, which asks if you want to give Spider Remote permission to use your Spider Amp. Be sure to check the "Use by default for this USB device" checkbox, and then touch OK. Note: On some devices, this dialog may appear twice. If that occurs, just repeat this step.
  7. Spider Remote will automatically relaunch, and will provide instructions to upload the latest firmware for your amp.

 


Updating firmware from an iOS device:

  1. If you haven't already done so, create a Line6 User account:
  2. Go to Line6.com http://Line6.com> and click on 'Sign In'. Follow the instructions to create a free account.
  3. On your device, download the Spider Remote App from the App Store.
  4. Connect your device to the appropriate USB connector on the back of the Spider V. Slide the "SELECT" switch to the USB port labeled "iPhone/iPod". Turn on your amp.
  5. Launch the Spider Remote application. Page through the slideshow, accept the terms and conditions, and then log into your Line 6 account.
  6. Follow the instructions to upload the latest firmware for your amp.

 


Updating firmware from a Mac or PC:

  • First, download the Line 6 Updater for Spider V:
  1. Go to Line6.com and click on "Support"
  2. Select "Downloads" and set the three pulldown windows under"Free Software Downloads" to: [spider V 30], [Line 6 Updater], [your Mac or PC OS]
  3. Click "GO"
  4. The page will update with the Line 6 Updater for the Spider V. Click 'GET DOWNLOAD' to download the updater program to your computer.
  5. Log in to your free Line 6 User account (or create a new account)
  6. Click on 'ACCEPT AND DOWNLOAD' and follow the instructions to save the program
  7. When the program has been downloaded, double-click on it and follow the instructions to install it in your computer.
  • Next, update your Spider V from your computer
  1. Connect the "MAC/PC/ANDROID" port to your computer with a USB cable
  2. Slide the "SELECT" switch to the USB port labeled Mac/PC. Turn on your Spider amp.
  3. Run the Line 6 Updater program. Sign in to your Line 6 User Account.
  4. Follow the instructions to update the latest firmware for your amp

 

Note:
If you experience a failed update or your amp locks up during boot up, you can hold down the Amp and FX buttons to enter Update Mode. Once it's in Update Mode, attempt the update procedure again.




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