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Installing HD Model Packs on HD500X/500/HD/HD Pro/HD Pro X

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NOTE: HD model packs are not compatible with POD Farm 2.5. Only standard model packs can be used with a Line 6 device and/or a computer authorized with POD Farm 2.5 or better.


This is a step by step guide on using the Line 6 License Manager to install Model Packs on the POD HD500X and HD Pro X. If you have Line 6 Monkey installed, then you have Line 6 License Manager. There are a few things to check before we get started:


Make sure you have the latest version of Line 6 Monkey installed. If you don't you can find it here:




Line 6 License Manager comes in the Line 6 Monkey installer.


Before you Begin: Connect your POD via USB, open Line 6 Monkey and make sure the latest drivers are installed.


Next, the Flash Memory version on your POD must be version 2.60 or higher: And the firmware must be updated to version 1.04 or higher.




Step by Step in Line 6 License Manager:


After your POD is updated it's time to run the License Manager. You can access it in the Start Menu on Windows or in C:\Program Files(x86)\Line6\Tools on a Mac it's in the Applications\Line 6 Folder in Finder.




When License Manager opens it looks like this:




Click the Login Button and type your username and password for Line6.com:




Once you are logged in, you will see your computer and the POD:




Authorize your computer first:




Then highlight the POD:




And authorize again:




Next, the POD will indicate that there are add-ons that need to be installed:




Click the install button to program your model packs on the POD:




The POD will tell you to Power Cycle. Unplug the power for 5 seconds and plug it back in.




Now you can Check the hardware for your new amp models buy putting your cursor over the amp icon in a patch and using the first knob under the LCD screen to search:




Enjoy your new amp models!


About Amp Models:


Here is a Full list of Amp models in the Fully Loaded Bundle:




You can learn more about individual model packs here:




Keep in Mind that the new amp models will "allude" to the amp they are modeling like all of our Line 6 models.


Example: VOX® AC30 (Fawn Bright Ch.) = A30 FAWN BRT on the hardware.


NOTE: HD model packs are not compatible with POD Farm 2.5. Only standard model packs can be used with a Line 6 device and/or a computer authorized with POD Farm 2.5 or better.


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