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Posts posted by jrrjr68

  1. And I quote

    Known Issues

    • *IMPORTANT: The three new tuner types only appear for those registered users who didn't complain incessantly about Helix's previous tuner on social media. For those who did complain (AND WE KNOW WHO YOU ARE), the new tuner will be unlocked once you perform ONE of the following:
    • Post a photo of yourself on the Helix Facebook Group with the "X" logo written on your forehead in black Sharpie (washable magic marker is acceptable). The admins have been given the authority to unlock units with flagged serial numbers; assuming business hours, please allow 1-2 hours for the new tuner page to be unlocked (NOTE: You may have to restart Helix/HX for the new tuner page to appear)
    • Post a meme of Arnold Schwarzenegger from Kindergarten Cop yelling "IT'S NOT A TUNAAHH!" on either the Line 6 Helix—or—The Gear Page > Digital and Modeling Gear forum. Be sure to use the proper Impact font. Memes will not be judged for their artistic merit, although the spelling must be correct. Again, admins have been given the authority to unlock units with flagged serial numbers
    • If you'd prefer to participate silently, you may instead manually rename 47 presets "Patience is Key" (NOTE: Will not work from HX Edit; nor can you just copy one "Patience is Key" preset into 46 additional locations. You must manually rename each one. Once all 47 presets have been named correctly, the inspector [or FS5 on HX Effects] will read "Tuners unlocked!") "
      *End Quote.

      Too funny, I've always believed in Line 6. I have to admit even more so when I realized AVATAR was using older X3 rack mounts while I had my HD500x.
      They sounded killer.. I felt like I was missing something dialing in my pedal.
      Helix makes it easy.
      I am constantly complimented on my rig now.. Helix.. powered cabs. So easy.
      Back to the original post.. love the sock it to ya attitude.
      Keep on kicking butt . I will be rocking Line 6
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  2. My unit wouldn't work at all until I updated the firmware which was a big relief that it did work!
    However.. Now I'm really skeptical . I think I am going to take the little guy back before I am supergluing the jack in. 
    Great idea.. loved it really but I was instantly worried about how far it stuck out even with the adapter.. then it was just flopping around so I could see it catching on something or backing up into something and doing damage to either the transmitter, or my guitar. 
    Kinda bummed.. 

  3. Trying to record multiple guitar tracks using helix and pro tools and a fairly good Lenovo running windows 10. If I use the ASIO helix as the playback engine, I can record a track, but I cannot hear that track when I try to record the second guitar track?

    are you using headphones or monitors?  When I record with Helix as interface I plug monitors into helix. 

    Should work just as interface

  4. that's the weird part is all three tracks are via USB.. in theory they should be the same at least, but more volume on the "amplified" tracks.
    I'm not sure I can record via my interface and Helix at the same time because they both use ASIO driver... otherwise I'd send balance "amped" signals to interface and DI via usb. Tricky 

    No I can't it's one or the other.. :/ 

  5. Aux inputs seemed to teeter-totter the signal in the right direction.. DI is lower now. 
    I'll give this a shot I appreciate your patience and help. 
    Kinda baffled why things have changed.
    New battery? lol 

  6. Typically, the dry track should be at a lower level than the wet tracks, but if your pickups are very hot, I guess it could be possible that it's the other way around. Does your bass have active pickups? The dry level from USB 7 is basically the raw signal coming in from the input. If your pickups are really hot, maybe you should try using the Aux In (if you have the Floor or Rack).

    Yes they are active.. but all of mine are on my guitars. I will try that AUX suggestion for the sake of eliminating the doubt, however I have recorded this bass before the same way.

    Only difference I can tell is 2.30 


    And I agree.. it is usually lower signal.. in my experience, and on all the vids I've watched. 

    It's got me stumped

  7. I'm not sure what you mean by DI track... You mean the dry track coming from USB 7? Or do mean the audio coming in over USB 1/2?

    I am referring to the DI track {dry signal} from Helix, to PC.

    I armed two other USB tracks, and a 3rd for DI in my DAW. I can control levels on the outputs of the USB tracks which are set to Multi from the Helix.. however the 3rd track [ DI ] track level in my DAW is way too loud and sounds like garbage.

    I have scoured the manuals, and Youtube, and looked and re-looked for a way to control this signal level for DI but it seems to not exist

  8. I record a dry track and then alter it using Native.  But I do that by recording from the Helix.  I record my track with a second routed track that's dry and then fiddle with it in native.

    Yeah I will be doing the same as well a lot I'm sure. 

    Mainly I bought it so I don't have to tear down my whole rig every time I go to work on new music at my brothers. 

    Now just need laptop, and R24 and my Helix is waiting for me when I get home. 

  9. I watched Fractal for 3 years... waiting.. saving.. and Kemper. I already had a HD500X so I thought that was the end of the road. Somewhere along the line I heard Yamaha bought LIne 6.
    My first thought.. Yamaha ain't no joke.. I remember reading the Sound Engineering Handbook by Yamaha when I was learning to record. They KNOW stuff. 
    Once I heard Helix was born.. and given the number of options, and connections, and ALL packaged neatly into this little floor board... I was sold. 
    But only after trying it out for a few weeks thanks to Sweetwater. I MAY HAVE tried a Fractal.. but at 2300 I wasn't going to take a chance that I could figure it's complexities out within their 14 day trial deal and play the mail back game,, Don Carr {former Oakridge Boys guitarist} at Sweetwater told me I should check it out when I came in looking into Kemper. 
    He said at least TRY it...  so I did. I loved the design and everything it offered but was reluctant thinking it would sound right... I was wrong. I took me a few weeks to figure it out really but once I did I A-B compared it to my Boogie and I'm a believer. 
    The rest is history
    Love it.. can't wait to see how much more awesome Helix becomes.
    New CREEP CD will be exclusive Helix guitars and Bass.. and I'm OK with that. 
    And thanks Yamaha - Line 6 

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