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  1. chrismkane

    Powered up and nothing! HX Stomp

    Thank you, I just saw your reply. I have not tried and update since I reverted back. I need to do another backup and then I will try it again... i gave up on waiting for a reply. Thanks for your kind advice. Peace, Chris
  2. chrismkane

    Powered up and nothing! HX Stomp

    I turned on my HX stomp this morning And all my presets were wiped completely out. So I tried to use Line 6 updater to reinstall 2.81 and it still stayed the same. I also tried a couple times to reinstall my saved back up which and all my presets were wiped completely out. So I tried to use Line 6 updater to reinstall 2.81 and it still stayed the same. I also tried a couple times to reinstall my saved back up which it wouldn’t work and I got these warning pop-ups. So I reinstalled the 2.71 and reinstalled my back up and they came back but a lot of my settings weren’t saved prior to this so I lost everything that I have done since July. I’m pretty bummed about the newest update I had trouble the minute I downloaded it and I followed all the correct steps. I’m not sure I will update until I know all the bugs are out of it. This is the third time that it has crashed since the original install. It’s a shame too because I liked the updated effects and amps. The first pop-up said Failed to get impulse names. Timeout waiting for response from device The second pop-up said Failed to get preset names. Operation failed due to DSP overload [code -8611] The final pop-up said Error occurred during the restore. Operation failed due to DSP overload [code -8611] Do you want to retry?
  3. chrismkane

    Helix Firmware 2.80

    Downloaded 2.80 this afternoon and spent about a hour with Revv Red... I’m in love! Right out of the gate it sounded fantastic, a few minor tweaks and it sounds punchy and tight! Very excited to add the salt and pepper on it and hear what that will sound like. I will dive in a bit more tomorrow....I’m looking forward to that. Thank you Line 6
  4. chrismkane

    External switch with the HX Effect

    I thought I was specific? LOL go figure. It’s what you answered I want to be able to bypass the effect or turn it back on when I want to. And like I stated above I figured midi was the only way I could do it. But I was hoping that was not the case. Thanks for your reply.
  5. chrismkane

    External switch with the HX Effect

    Hey good people, I have a couple different levels on my pedalboard and it is easier for me to control things from my lower tier. I have the HX effects that I would like to control any of the 9 blocks from the Signal chain to my NUX 2 switch, latching expression pedal.I am able to use it with my HX stomp. But the only thing I can get close to getting it to work with the HX effects is for amp channel switching. has anyone ever successfully used a non-midi external pedal to control an effect block from the HX effect? As a bypass setting... Chris
  6. chrismkane

    The "Show your HX Effects pedalboard" thread

    Hi, this is the middle sized Friedman board. It is very nice. Two levels and cable management is sweet. Also comes with the Wah ramp that you can move around if you desire. I bought four boards before this one was the perfect pedalboard for me. The Waggi Pedalboard was odd...I sent it back...But I still have the Accel Pedalboard (Pictured) that is pretty cool.
  7. chrismkane

    HX EFFECTS into Marshall DSL20HR

    Hi all, My third guitar rig is very straight forward. i am using a Marshall DSL20HR head into a Marshall Studio Classic JCM800 1X12 Cab. the Head has two great channels with an Effects Loop. I am currently using only the HX Effects which is all I require at this time. Connections: I am using the 4 cable method with the expression 1 on the HX (using a TRS to TRS cable) out to the footswitch IN on the back of the head. Is there a way for me to have the two channels on the head, alternate every preset on the HX? I would like to eliminate the Marshall 2 button footswitch. (One Switch is for the channels and the other switch is for the on/off of the Effects Loop on the head). So I would like to have the Effects Loop on the head always engaged and program my HX to change to channel 1 to preset 1, channel 2 to preset 2, channel 1 to preset 3, channel 2 to preset 4 and so on alternating as I increase my preset number. I’m afraid this can’t be done due to the switchable Effects loop? Any ideas? Thanks, Chris
  8. chrismkane

    What Midi pedal to switch presets on HX Stomp & HX Effects?

    Thanks to you both...I had the .micro and it worked good. The Morningstar looks great but the only one that I found was from Singapore. Not sure how long that would take to get here? I have had some bad experiences buying from over seas...not that I won’t again, I’m just hesitant.after talking to a cool guy from Sweetwater I have decided to try the very plain Tech 21 Midi Mouse. He said it is a basic up/down control that goes from 1-128. Which is exactly what I’m looking for...Plus it has a smaller footprint than my MeloAudio, so I might have room for another pedal or a couple mini pedals....So I got that going for me....lol i do appreciate your replies though... have a great rest of the weekend, Chris
  9. chrismkane

    What Midi pedal to switch presets on HX Stomp & HX Effects?

    Thank you...I will check that out. Chris
  10. Hello, I am hoping to get some insight on what people use to change presets on the HX Stomp and the HX Effects...I do not want to bend down every time that I want to change a preset. my current setup up is my midi pedal, MeloAudio Midi Commander out to my HX Stomp then out of the Stomp into my HX Effects. The Commander works perfectly although it only allows me to go through 33 presets of the Stomp. I need to access all 128 presets with a midi pedal. I am currently playing in two different bands and I create a single song to a preset. Hence, I want to have all 128 songs to the 128 presets. Every midi pedal that I have looked at is not clear on two things... 1) How many banks of presets I can go up and down. 2) Can I have the display coincide with my HX Stomp on which preset I am actually on. The MeloAudio is great in that regard. When I’m on preset say number one, the HX Stomp and the HX Effects Switch to number one also and I can clearly see all three pedals are showing that info. Too bad it only goes as high as 33 presets. i have looked at the Boss MS3 but I wonder if that is just overkill in the effects. I’m not sure if I would use much of the onboard effects on the Boss just to have the ability to switch through all 128 presets. I have also looked at the simple Tech21 Midi Mouse and Midi Mongoose But I think they only display up to 99 preset changes. if I had a simple Midi pedal that displayed bank up and down ranging from 0-127 or 1-128 that would be all I need. But you all know that trying to find a basic need on the internet can be the hardest thing to find... I have attached my current setup. Any thoughts are appreciated, Chris
  11. chrismkane

    HX Effects into HX Stomp - 2 FX Loop Blocks

    Thanks so much for the quick response. as far as how many before my amp, I like my wah, compressor-(sometimes) & overdrive. i will try your advice out very shortly...Thanks again for responding to my questions...you are very thorough. Chris
  12. Hi, I am having some trouble understanding how to connect my HX Effects into the HX Stomps FX Loop. currently I have the FX Loop send on the Stomp going to the input of the HX Effects, then from the output of the HX Effects to the Return L/Mono on the Stomp. I then create a FX Loop Block in my HX Stomps Signal Chain and my Effects from the HX Effects sound great (depending on the block placement). Of course, I would like my Modulation and Timed Effects after my amp block in the Signal Chain but I would also like to use my overdrives and compressors from the HX Effects before my amp in the Signal Chain on the HX Stomp. i made two FX Loop blocks in the Stomp, one before and one after the amp. How do I assign some effects from the HX Effects to go to one loop versus the other loop in the Stomp Signal Chain ? And do I need to run another cable into the Return R to make this work properly? Is there some settings in the HX Effects that need set? And finally, what should the blocks be specifically in the HX Stomp Signal Chain? FX Loop L Send L Return L i get overwhelmed sometimes.... thanks for all ideas, Chris
  13. chrismkane

    HX Effects 4CM no effect change on some of my presets

    Hey! Great thoughts from both of you... Problem has been solved... When I received my Bias Amp Head back from repair I hooked everything up just like before and hence my problems started. The tech from Positive Grid called me today and gave me a few things to try. First being a factory reset...I checked the HX and low and behold, it all works again! I didn’t think about a factory reset because the tech told me that he performed that during his bench testing. I guess it always pays to double check things...
  14. chrismkane

    HX Effects 4CM no effect change on some of my presets

    After further review and troubleshooting I have found out that everything before the FX loop in the HX Effects will not be heard. Everything after the loop is OK and comes through nicely. . Does anybody have an answer to this?
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