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  1. PierM

    Problem with expression pedal after 2.80 update

    They works correctly here. Helix Rack+Control and 2 ext pedals.
  2. PierM

    Helix Bug Reports

    Helix Rack+Control, 2.8 BUG: I don’t have this available on my Globals Pedal Position Indicator Helix Floor, Helix Rack/Control A new Global Settings > Displays > Pedal Position Display parameter lets you determine whether the scribble strip above the expression pedal temporarily displays the expression pedal position ("Temporary") or remains visible ("Persistent").
  3. EDIT: sorry didnt see you posted the exact chain. So you are using the USB into the PC for the backing track. I tried the same, and it seems working fine here. Speaker models arent being applied to that. Everything that does go from Helix into the Powercab, whatever the connection between them (link, xlr, 1/4"), will be treated the same way from the Powercab simulation (not immolation, that's a wrong word). The only way I could think, would be to NOT use any speaker simulation on the powercab, set it up as FRFR, and then send the backing track from USB—> Helix to Powercab, without anything in the middle, and another path with your amp and cab, and effects, for the guitar. As soon as the Powercab it's simulating a speaker, everything you'll be sending to it, will receive that simulation.
  4. PierM

    Stereo rig options for Helix

    The point is, for me, that well above 1000, I cant buy a digital amp (the value lifespan of these products its waaaay shorter than a real amp). I love modeling, I love the Helix, but for 1400 Im not buying a line 6 amp, no way. :) Also, I paid 899 for a Fh1500, which is a complete system, dsp, W/D/W, variax support etc... Let’s see if it’s just a spike. For now it’s a no for me. :)
  5. PierM

    Stereo rig options for Helix

    The price for the 212 it’s insane.
  6. PierM

    Helix Firmware 2.80

    Yes, the update it's just amazing, and to me the new software in the unit does seems more responsive (also the boot it's quicker). It's 3 years, almost 4, I've been using the Helix....and I'm sure it's not placebo, but this update seems producing less latency. Dunno, but I feel like I'm more connected to the instrument during fast playing, which always been a feeling I only had with my tube amps. Could be my head, but don't think so, since I wasn't expecting that much on this aspect. Could be the new core removed some cycle from the calculations, I don't know, doesn't matter, works great! The powercab integration it's really making this a dream rig now. Really outstanding job! The Link seems way more stable than before, no more hanging powercabs, no more disconnections like I was getting before the update with my two PC+. New features like the rotary joystick assigned to left/right movements along the path, are just the cherry on the cake. Great job guys, I'm a proud owner. :)
  7. Yes I confirm the same behaviour. Looks like the communication isn't sending a real PC+ preset change, but it's just editing the preset you are on, when you boot up the speakers. If you ask me, this makes perfectly sense to me, since the Helix doesn't know where those speaker presets are on your cabs (for example, I moved those in different presets, and I renamed them, so they aren't matching stocks), and IF they are there still. The way they programmed this, isn't asking any arbitrary input from the user (you don't have to tell where your speaker models are, like with IRs). So it does just edit the preset you are on, sending and receiving only from that slot, which is probably the only way to make this working.
  8. Hi, you need to go through all the suggestion we posted over here, with patience, and see if it works.
  9. PierM

    Helix LT failed while updating 2.8

    The fact you didn't have the problem, doesn't mean people it's stupid. There is plenty of people (I'm one of those) that didn't get the Helix recognized again after the message, and this ends in a updater stuck at 50%. Try to be helpful, if you can't just don't post. I mean, downvoting a guy asking for help? Really?
  10. PierM

    Firmware v2.00 Update Failing

    Contact L6 via support.
  11. PierM

    2.8 issue - fading in and lower volume

    Did you restart the unit after you loaded your presets? You need to restart and wait the presets to be rebuilt. After that it should be fine.
  12. PierM

    2.8 update stuck in 'boot failure, entered update mode'

    What this update does attempt, it's a "hot swap" of the core, so at around 50% of the update, the unit it's being rebooted automatically, which means the device it's being pulled off from windows (and from USB port) and then pulled in again after the unit reboot. All this stuff happen while the updater stays in "listening" mode, waiting for the unit to come back, relink to the drivers, and complete the update. Looks like this process sometimes isn't working, as the unit isn't being pulled back and recognized properly after the reboot, so the updater stays in listening mode forever, or does fail to update at some point. Anyway, go in the above thread and try the solutions listed.
  13. Change USB port on the PC and try again. Try all the USB ports you have before to give up.
  14. If you run the Helix (it should put itself in update mode, since it's failing to start the firmware), and then the Line 6 updater, what does the updater says? Just start from there, and see how the updater see your helix. It should show you the firmware version (broken) on the unit. If does says 2.7, try reinstalling the 2.7.