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  1. @Klaim thank you for the info. I’ll dig in and see what I can do.
  2. that’s very interesting. I can’t replicate that issue. What browser and operating system are you using?
  3. Hello everybody, Most of you know about my passion project, https://helixhelp.com. It has been awhile since I did a complete update and well... today is the day. Here is the big takeaway: Every model/block from the Helix family is now available on Helix Help including all of the available parameters per model. I simplified the models section of the site to be a single page. On this page you will find two dropdowns. The first is the model/block category, the second, is the subcategory for the selected category. Think of the category dropdown as the general block sections, ie distortions, dynamics, wah, amps, etc. Think of the subcategory dropdown as the available types within the selected category: mono, stereo, legacy, guitar, bass, etc. You can still further filter through the models by using the filter input. For instance, if you've selected the category "amp", and are on the "guitar" subcategory, type "vox" to get all of the Vox amps or type, "fender" to get all of the fender amps. That's it. I hope you guys dig the update.
  4. It is safe to use but the frequency response won’t give you the thump in the chest and will leave you disappointed. I have a Mission Engineering Gemini FRFR (which is very close to what the PowerCab offers) as well as a QSC CP12 and the CP12 stomps all over the Gemini. I highly recommend the QSC if you want to use a bass guitar as well as a guitar (or even a keyboard). https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/CP12--qsc-cp12-1000w-12-inch-powered-speaker It’s plenty loud as well which was a concern of mine but turned out to be unfounded. if you want stereo, just buy two and your still under the cost of the PowerCab 212 Plus and you have a great sounding PA setup too boot.
  5. It’s been ages since I’ve given an update about https://helixhelp.com so I figured I should give one. Here are some of the latest updates: This past weekend I fixed an ugly issue related to some 404 errors that were brought to my attention by @HonestOpinion. All of those issues should now be resolved. If you encounter any more, please let me know via the contact form on Helix Help or right here in this thread. I updated the look of the header to have a darker look. I felt it needed to match the Helix a bit better than it did. All of the models are up to date with the latest firmware version of Helix and I’ll continue to update it as Line 6 has new releases. Behind the scenes I’m adding the firmware release version to every model and that information will display in the model lists once they become available. Other than that, I’ve been making small updates here and there to polish some things and fix minor issues. I have some big plans for more manuals and better model listings. I really want to thank all of you guys for using Helix Help. It is amazing that a website that I started just so I could more easily remember some model information on the Helix has turned into such a popular destination. As per the usual, if you find anything that needs fixed, updated, or if you just have an idea for a new feature you’d like to see, feel free to contact me anytime. I try my best to reply as quickly as I can. Thanks again.
  6. Update: Line 6 was able to reproduce after watching my video and forwarded the issue on to the development team. Just a guess but based on the severity of this issue, I imagine it’ll be in the next batch of bug fixes.
  7. I have come across an issue closely related to this. How to reproduce: 1. Go to an empty preset. 2. Change global setting to Snap/Stomp or some combination like that. 3. Go to another empty preset. 4. The Footswitches are now in Preset footstomp mode. if you go back into global settings, you need to toggle the setting to get back to whatever mode you actually want to use. I put in a bug report about it but the Line 6 dudes said they couldn’t reproduce, so I sent them a video. I know it’s definitely not an installation error as I’ve reinstalled twice and followed the instructions exactly include global resets and everything.
  8. Helix Floor, firmware 2.80. Bug 1. Set Global Settings -> Footswitches -> Preset Mode Switches to "Stomp/Snap". 2. Navigate to an empty preset. What is expected The Footswitches are in Stomp/Snap mode. What actually happens The footswitches are now in Stomp/Preset mode for every preset. Workaround? 1. Go to a preset that is not empty. 2. Set Global Settings -> Footswitches -> Preset Mode Switches to "Stomp/Snap".
  9. It was a buzz that happened when I would just turn the Helix and the Gemini 1 on. The power conditioner solved the issue issue for me.
  10. I had the same sort of issue when I was running the Helix alongside a Mission Engineering Gemini 1. It was ridiculously noisy/buzzy no matter what I tried. The solution i came up with was a Furman power conditioner (I think it was this guy: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/PL8C--furman-pl-8c-15a). Maybe give something like that a try?
  11. One option that I haven’t seen anyone else mention is to just buy a power amp, such as a Crown XLS 2502 (you might not need all of this power amp’s power though... you could find something cheaper), and run that into a guitar cab (just check the wattage and omns for the cab). Basically, this would allow you to setup as if you are going through an FX loop (using the pre amps) but you are no longer tied to a guitar amp. Another perk of this, is it gives you control to use whatever cab you choose, whether it be a guitar cab, a bass cab, an FRFR, or a fEARful (the bass guitar version of FRFR).
  12. For future reference: https://helixhelp.com/2017/04/07/tip-change-snapshot-led-color/
  13. jshimkoski

    LED Color

    For future reference, this information can be found on Helix Help, here: https://helixhelp.com/2017/04/07/tip-change-snapshot-led-color/ You can also do search for this tip in the search box on any page on Helix Help as well.
  14. That info is already on the amps page: https://helixhelp.com/amps/
  15. Ok everybody, All of the amp descriptions from this thread have been added to http://helixhelp.com. After work, I'll get started on migrating all of the effects as well. There's a lot of info here so it'll take a bit of time but hopefully it'll be done by the weekend.
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