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  1. voxman55

    Comfortably numb

    All good stuff from @grdGo33 . Learning about tone takes time, how long have you been playing? Don't forget too that you have volume and tone controls on your guitar; so don't always expect Pod Go to do all the work. But I suspect a lot has to do with your amp and how you are using Pod Go with it, not your guitar or pickups, so let's start there. 1. Which model of Marshall amp do you have exactly, including whether it is valve or solid state, wattage and speaker size? 2. Does it have an fx loop? 3. How are you connecting Pod Go to it? 4. If you are going through the front end of the amp, are you using the Amp out on Pod Go?
  2. Going through the PA should sound similar to your headphones although it will never sound the same because the PA and headphone speakers are very different, and with speakers your ears are hearing sound through the air rather than via encased headphones. But if gains are turning clean then it sounds as if you might unintentionally be bypassing the amp model in your Pod Go. This is difficult without seeing your set up and settings, but some thoughts: 1. To connect Pod Go to the PA you should be coming out of the Pod Go Main out (Left for mono) and connecting Pod Go to PA board via a balanced TRS cable (2 if stereo) . Set the main outs to line level. Through the front of an amp you should be connecting to Amp Out in Pod Go Main out set to Amp. 2. Have you been using the fx loop? If so, your settings might be bypassing the amp model. 3. Is it behaving this way just with your Vox patch or with all factory patches? If the latter, I'd suggest backing up your patches, and rebooting back to factory settings and trying your Pod Go before reporting your saved patches.
  3. Update from Digital Igloo on the Gear Page board: (Voxman55) Any hints DI as to how near we are to v1.30? "Hopefully not too much longer now; I've been approving web copy and stuff. Some new bugs popped up this week."
  4. voxman55

    Drag/Drop IR's...

    Works fine on mine. Is your Pod Go Edit otherwise working OK? Just check too that you're not trying to load it into a patch where DSP is maxed out. Also check youre not trying to drag n drop a zip file.
  5. I think we're a month or so on now from going into Beta testing for v1.30, so fingers crossed we're not too far off v1.30 being released (unless of course Line 6 have found some bugs that need fixing).
  6. Headrush and Alto are virtually identical but afaima Headrush do not currently offer a 10" variant. However, for band purposes the Headrush FRFR112 or the equivalent and virtually identical Alto TS312 are likely to be your best option for bottom end and overall volume. Both units are however close to double the size and weight of the Headrush FRFR108 or Alto TS308. Have you considered perhaps two of the 108 or 308s which will give you flexibility 're spread, more volume, and you'll have the option of perhaps using one outward facing with the other as a monitor cab?
  7. voxman55

    Main Out Mono

    When you select tuner if it's not muting, go to tuner settings, knob 1, and you will see the option to set the tuner to mute. See p15 of the Pod Go Wireless manual.
  8. A Headrush FRFR112 (12" speaker) should be perfect for you. Later, you could even add another FRFR112 if you needed it, or add a FRFR108 (1x8") to use as a monitor if needed. Lots of options. The Alto TS308 (8" speaker) and TS312 (12" speaker) are virtually identical to the Headrush range, but they also do a TS310 which gives an additional 10" speaker option. But assuming there is a PA in the room, you can simply go through that and you don't need to panic and buy gear. Going through the PA is exactly what I do for both rehearsals and gigging; prior to buying my Pod Go and Covid lockdown I used my Vox Tonelab SE straight through the main PA for gigging - no amp, no FRFR speakers of my own - and our second guitarist/vocals used a Vox Tonelab LE straight through the PA. If I hadn't pointed it out would you have realised we weren't using 'real' guitar amps?:
  9. Each time there is a firmware upgrade, you have to load the latest Pod Go Edit onto your computer first and then upgrade Pod Go itself via that latest Pod Go Edit. The latest version 1.22 is here (for both Windows & Mac), with instructions. The latest version of Pod Go Edit will always be in the Pod Go section of 'Knowledge base': https://line6.com/support/page/kb/pod/pod-go/pod-go-121-r976/
  10. voxman55

    Drag/Drop IR's...

    I wasn't aware you could drag and drop...need to check that out as I've always just used the import command.
  11. Depends on what you want to do. 4-cable method is where your amp has an fx loop and is typically for those that might want to use their Pod Go for effects only but who want to use their own amps natural tone for gain and/or cleans, including using their amps natural speaker tone. You can also design patches where the signal chain lets you also use the Pod Go amp/cab models and bypass the real amp/cab. So 4-cable gives the most flexibility with the best of both worlds but requires 4 physical cables and is therefore a bit 'untidier' and takes a bit longer to set everything up including re-thinking your Pod Go set-up and patch design (if you never want to use Pod Go's amp/cabs and always just want it for FX, then in my opinion a pure FX unit such as Helix FX might be the better option). Alternatively, there are those that simply want to use the amp/cab models in Pod Go and just use their combo as a power amp where Pod go is connected to the amp FX return thereby bypassing the amps pre-amp input stage. Finally, there are those that prefer (or have to, where they have no fx loop, or where they might only have a parallel FX loop that doesn't give a full 'mix' and where 4-cable might not sound as good as compared with a serial FX loop) to use Pod Go through the front end of their amp (typically where the amp is set clean on a single channel amp or through the clean channel on a twin-channel amp), where the Pod Go amp/cab models will be coloured to some extent by the pre-amp and speaker characteristics of their combo. This becomes a problem though with single channel amps where the amps gain increases with volume so is best through the clean channel of a twin channel amp. If I use Pod Go with an amp, I prefer to just use the amp as a power amp and connect Pod Go to the FX return. However, for gigs I don't use an amp, just my MFX straight through the PA. I can also put my MFX through a FRFR powered speaker (I have a Headrush FRFR108 which I'll use as a monitor cab or for FOH if it's a small club thing and there is no PA, or if PA channels are unavailable). Speaking personally, 4-cable generally doesn't suit me - I want to use the Pod Go amp/cabs, I don't want the extra faffing around, and I like to have patches designed so that they give me a more consistent tone and approach, hence I go through the PA or an FRFR powered speaker. If I set patches to suit one amp via 4-cable, those patches will sound quite different with another amp via 4-cable because the amp gain stages and speakers are different. So it's very much horses for courses, it depends on how you want to use & set-up Pod Go (or any other MFX), it's down to experimentation, and your needs & personal preferences. There is no 'one-size fits all' solution.
  12. Around 60-70% - that way you have some extra to control the volume instantly if you need to without having to alter main board volume - for example, it can be difficult to accurately balance the volume level for all your patches and even then different ambiences in different venues can affect these. If you go 100% you have nowhere to go but down.
  13. The max total current draw is 1900mA as compared with 2500mA with The Fender LVL5 Engine Room, and the LVL5 is less than half the price. I'm intrigued that you can power Pod Go with it as reportedly it needs 2500mA.
  14. I use a Stagg 1/4" to 1/4" high quality balanced TRS 3 metre cable. There's no difference in quality with an XLR as the Pod Go outs are XLR equivalent quality - Line 6 didn't add the 3-prong XLR out connection because of unit size limitations. The cable you've highlighted is fine as the FRFR108 allows for both 1/4" and XLR connectors. You might want more than a 1m cable though!
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