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  1. First off, HX modeling is incredible....when playing through an actual guitar cab, you can't tell things apart from the real thing. The modeling is spot on. However, I'm very disappointed with the Litigator model. It just doesn't sound or feel right....something 'flat' and 'dead' about it. This cannot be the best Dumble model on the Line6 platform?!? It would so good if you could model a real Dumble or one of the clones - suggestion Fuchs ODS50. The ODS50 is like a saxophone for guitar players....captures a lot of that Dumble warm, sustaining, singing tone. I would buy a pedal...but would be great to have an actual model. I think Vertex makes a great pedal that captures the rawer, tweedier side of Dumbles (I think it's Clip A - love that tone!) Dumble Amp vs. Pedal - YouTube
  2. I've actually come around - oversampling makes the tones 'too smooth & polished' (like Fractal before Cygnus). One of the reasons I went with L6 over Fractal was because I genuinely felt that the modeling was more accurate especially on the classic amps. (Fractal is greatly improved with this Cygnus update) So yes, don't think I'm interested in oversampling....and yes, this is a truly killer device and perfect for me. I need to get off the forums because it sounds just perfect right now.
  3. Folks, I'm truly grateful for a product like this - super accurately modeled amps in my living room. Also very much appreciate L6 providing updates - that's why I skipped something like Amplifire/Headrush and went w/ L6. What I'm asking is different - I'm asking if it'd be possible to enable oversampling even if at the cost of just having Amp + Reverb. I want to have the highest quality models possible even if I'm tapped out on resources and can't have a fancy FX chain. Sometimes, all I want to do is to dial up an amp with just some reverb and enjoy the amp modeling (sometimes I play just with amp model - no reverb). The amp modeling is accurate and especially through a real guitar cab, it sounds brilliant. I just want to enjoy that experience in best possible way understanding the CPU limitations of the Pod Go
  4. I'm replying to my own post here but I wish there was the option to least enable this with the realization that you wouldn't be able to run too many more items in your chain. If that CAB model wasn't a permanent fixture (I never use it) and if we could just play an amp through the new dynamic hall reverb - I'd be content. I already knew getting into the PG that things would be greyed out but I run a very simple chain so didn't bother me till now. I do hear the squirrels. In other words, I don't want too many things in my chain - but the things I have access to, I want them to be the best. I truly relish the differences between the different models (Vox, Matchless, Wreck, Mesa Lonestar etc.) as I'm very much a feel player.
  5. What a disappointment. I bought Pod Go because it was the perfect size and offered the key functionality that I was looking for - eg: I don't need 2 amps running simultaneously or 20 different fx in my chain etc. However, I always thought that we'd be getting the highest quality models with the Pod Go (i.e. would just be limited on how many you could run at a time) My needs are pretty simple - OD -> amp -> delay -> reverb (I don't use cab modeling since I'm going into real guitar cab). Always thought that PodGo would have the highest fidelity models from Helix as well. Looks like that's not the case. :( At this point, I might as well just pony up the extra and get the FM3 (which also limits you on how MANY things you can run at a time but not on the quality of the models). Seriously feel let down here.
  6. 6 yrs on Helix for some folks....but Yr1 on Pod Go for me (which is my intro to Helix modeling). So hope there's more to come! Would greatly appreciate Bogner Ecstasy + Actual D-Stye amp - Bludotone, Glasswerks etc. I just can't seem to bond with Litigator. Go play a real Fuchs ODS and tell me it's the same thing.
  7. I fully appreciate Line6's approach here which is actually component modeling - the kind of accuracy that L6 are getting with this approach is astounding to me and speaks to the work and effort that they've put in. Fractal utilizes a similar approach but I do believe L6's models are slightly more accurate. I'm wondering if Neural DSP is doing this or instead just capturing tone as a function of knob positions for their amp models via neural nets. This approach, to me, is not the approach I prefer as the underlying physics are not captured.
  8. Does anyone know what they're doing for amp models? a) Amp Models Are they physics-based component level models? (either from schematic or measured?) OR ARE THEY ... strictly neural net 'captures' of tone as a function of various amp knob positions (i.e. not physics based models) OR ARE THEY ... a combination of the above? (i.e. primary physics-based model with augmentation from neural net)? b) Captures / Profiles These I believe are just neural nets being trained
  9. 3.0....now 3.1....then 3.2 I know we're talking diverging paths here ... but I was hoping we could get some stuff like the new amp models (Princeton etc.), pedal models etc. I intentionally got the PG because my typical signal chain is pretty straightforward (no dual cabs / amps, poly stuff etc.) .... so I don't need all the processing power. However I always appreciate a super accurate model so would be nice if we got some new stuff too.
  10. I've been thinking of one with built in noise suppression (I prefer this versus Noise gate). I'm trying to figure out the differences between these - anyone know? Furman AC-215A Power Conditioner | Sweetwater Furman M-8x2 8 Outlet Power Conditioner | Sweetwater Furman SS-6B 6-outlet Pro Surge Suppressor Strip | Sweetwater
  11. BWAHAHAHA!! Much needed video and so much the truth. I sometimes wonder if folks have forgotten the tone controls or EQ block on their modeler - yes it can be that simple. You don't have to swap the entire modeler out.
  12. These are two of my favorite amps - both modern classics. The Fuchs is like a Dumble that can get more aggressive. Since these models are not available in the Helix world, I'd love to hear any suggestions on how I could create these amp model sounds by tweaking existing amp models. What are some good 'parent' models to start with for both amps? I tried the Litigator model for the Fuchs ODS sound but I'm not able to get the right tone and feel even with tweaks - any other suggestions?
  13. rosskoss

    Input Pad ... wow

    Folks it's got nothing to do with Input pad but the -6dB reduction. Whether that happens before or after the AD converter makes no difference to me. I've never used a gain block before and I prefer to run my guitar volume full and I learned about the input pad so I used it that way. In this configuration, I noticed that the input pad on had a very positive effect. Previously, even at very low amp drive volumes (on non-MV), everything was distorting way too early in my estimation compared to the actual amps (even accounting for different volume pot tapers). Now, it sounds and plays much better. Seriously, is this so hard to understand?
  14. I find it hard that anyone (Fractal, NDSP etc.) can improve significantly over this (using amp modeling....not profiles). We're talking diminishing returns at this point. Folks who wish to gear hunt will keep jumping around but I truly believe that there are limited incremental gains from this point on.
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