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  1. pianoguyy

    Rockman / Rockmount through POD HD Pro X

    assuming you mean 2 at the same time, like 2 guitars in one band using 1 pod.... you'll need 2 signal chains with one coming out of the left. one coming out of the right. if you mean something else, that is still the best option but other options may become available
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    Rockman / Rockmount through POD HD Pro X

    if you know which jacks to use to make the rockman work, those are the jacks to continue using it is now just a matter of getting it into the Pod correctly guitar into pod pod loop send into the rockman (where you would normally plug your guitar) rockman (where you would normally go into an amp) into the pod loop return pod to guitar amp (or whatever your chosen listening device is) design patch
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    Rockman / Rockmount through POD HD Pro X

    and i will add.... volume leveling the volume of a "new tone" is typically lower than others. my advice is to design other patches around that lower volume.
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    Rockman / Rockmount through POD HD Pro X

    So it is just one device - Pod HD Pro X
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    Rockman / Rockmount through POD HD Pro X

    I'll give you the chance to edit your post if you need to.... so, you just bought a Pro X and you are using it with your Pod HD?
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    POD HD Pro X: How to Build a Patch From Scratch?

    so, based on what you said - I'll be going from POD to the studio's Mac I would set your Pod for Studio/Direct A single instrument at a time (guitar). set input 1 to guitar (or guitar/aux/variax) and input 2 to variax (not guitar/aux/variax) *and that assumes your guitar is not actually a variax those settings, if changed later, will drastically change your tone(s). but, at the same time, they also limit how you can use your Pod. so, it really is a matter of making sure you are choosing what is best for you. And there is always the option of "I am in the studio, i need to change my settings for a one time use" sort of thing. Studio work always allows for that sort of creative alteration. I just recommend, especially to new users, that people find one setting and keep it. It makes everything so much easier.
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    POD HD Pro X: How to Build a Patch From Scratch?

    sure. don't we all. but your initial post was about 'i am new, i am lost, how do i start this train moving'. experimentation would come later.
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    POD HD Pro X: How to Build a Patch From Scratch?

    yeah, them, whatever they are actually called. the things that don't get changed within a patch. also, if you upgraded to the latest firmware, there will be a global equalizer. it is not covered in the manual because L6 didn't write new manuals with each firmware even though there are numerous things included that are not discussed.
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    podhd500x hook up

    now THAT is comedy.
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    HD500X to DT25 & Mixer

    are you shore about taht part? Admittedly, I never used it htat way. But I thought only the 1/4" would sum
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    POD HD Pro X: How to Build a Patch From Scratch?

    so, how do you do that. Well, here are some questions to ask yourself - am I using an amp or going direct to PA. *"using an amp", in this instance, means it would be mic'd and is part of your tone. it does not mean that you'd be running direct and are just tossing an amp in to be able to hear yourself. if I am using an amp, am I running the fx loop *"using the fx loop", in this instance, does not mean including an outboard fx pedal. it means using what is commonly referred to as 4cm, which involves a back-n-forth between the pod and the guitar amp. am I running more than one guitar/instrument at the same time. *key word is "at the same time". am I running stereo *that's more about patch creation than global settings, but is important to know from the start
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    POD HD Pro X: How to Build a Patch From Scratch?

    Let me start by saying - I have no problem with you using the studio's gear to record. That is often the case. BUT, it is also why much music sounds so sterile. Now, as to how you build a patch.... when someone says, "find a factory preset and modify it", they don't mean that to be how a seasoned user would do it. They mean "to get yourself familiar with the device and how to operate it". So, here goes; Step two - realize that you will be overwhelmed with features/options if you don't do step three. Step three - if it wasn't in your previous/physical rig, don't use it in your new/virtual rig. What this means is; if you are a blues musician and you use an AC-30 in real life, use the AC-30 on your Pod. No reason to use a Treadplate. Just rebuild your old rig with the virtual options. Now, with that being said, let's backtrack to do step one. I mean, you did realize that I started on step two, right???? Step one is to figure out how you are going to be using the Pod, and then get the global settings set to match. And the reason for this - changing a global setting later is going to really f' up all of the work you've done up to that point.
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    Alternative To Line 6 Link Cable

    here's something I haven't said in quite some time ----- Now that Yamaha owns Line 6, I am never buying a new L6 product.
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    HD500X Wet-Dry-Wet Setup

    To answer the question - your standard options are left and right. It doesn't matter if you are using 1/4" or xlr or both, you have left and right. But, there is also the effects loop. Which can allow you a 3rd output, and since the loop can be placed anywhere in the chain, it offers you a multitude of possibilities. There is a reason why the Helix costs 3x the price. The I/O is worth it to those who need it.
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    pod hd 500x send → mixer

    Yeah, ya know what.... To me, dry means the unaltered signal. To some, effects like distortion is still dry.