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  1. soundog

    HX Stomp as a very simple midi controller

    The MIDI command stuff takes very little ROM space so no expense. They've stated they didn't want to make the manual longer and more intimidating, so left the Command Center stuff out. But I say bring it on.
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    HX Stomp as a very simple midi controller

    Yes, for some crazy reason Line 6 left the MIDI send CC features out of the Stomp. I hope they put it back in at some point. Its the reason I sent the unit back, but I'd buy it again in a heartbeat if they added the MIDI stuff because I love the footprint compared to my bigger HX Effects. As @rd2rk mentions, the Stomp does send program change MIDI info, if that's all you need.
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    Helix Command Center. Did you know it can do this?

    Yeah, its cool alright .... but Line 6 needs to add the feature to the Stomp firmware. That's the reason I returned mine ... I need to control external MIDI devices.
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    Yamaha SPX90 Symphonic preset

    My SPX90 fried long ago. I wish it still worked. I liked it and miss it very much. *sigh*
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    Fremen's Helix presets

    Nice blues riffing and presets. Have you tried CBD cream or oil for the tendonitis? A guitar-playing friend of mine swears by it. You can't smoke it, though.
  6. Hmmmm.....I would think Stomp presets would be compatible as they are a subset of the blocks used by each device. Did you check the manual(s) regarding compatibility? For example, page 12 of the Native manual The Stomp manual may have a similar section on preset compatibility.
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    Helix Native in Logic - worked now doesn't

    There have been various posts on this forum from users like you having problems, especially with the demo. Its frustrating because things are working for most, but if its not its a train wreck. Line 6 has promised a fix to some users via support tickets, but it's not expected until "late spring." The trial seems to have an overly-sensitive authorization process. All I can suggest is to first make sure you have a working account at Line 6 (user name and password), as well as a working internet connection. Worst case you could trash all the Line 6 stuff that was installed (Application Support files, Component plug-in, etc) and try a reinstall. You can also read through the forum and see similar issues and possible solutions. I wish it was working for you, because it really is a nice plug-in when it works. Others may chime in with ideas .... good luck. PS @benvigil offers a PITA workaround for Studio One that may also be usable for Logic ... here.
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    Reverb tails cutting off in Cubase 10

    We'll need another Cubase user to test it on their setup. Another question ... is this when applying Helix on a track (real-time playback), or when rendering (bouncing) the audio file?
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    Helix/Rig ideas for acoustic gigs?

    You for sure need the L1 woofer ... it adds nice low end to the guitar, you'll miss it without it. I got tired of carrying the darned thing around, so got an LD Systems Maui. Much lighter, easier, and sounds great.
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    Helix/Rig ideas for acoustic gigs?

    I've used my L1 with a Helix and HX Effects, as well as vocals (mixed in). It works and sounds great. You need to roll off the highs a bit (as I would with any full range speaker for the Helix). Use the L1 as your personal monitor (PA for small rooms), and you can take a line out from it for FOH.
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    Helix/Rig ideas for acoustic gigs?

    Why not continue using your L1?
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    Wizard uses the helix :-)

    Interesting. Uses the Helix as a hub for ins and outs, as well as an effects unit.
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    Helix Native update process

    You can't get away with anything around here.
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    Helix Native update process

    If you hold down control-alt-delete when you launch the dmg file, your PC will turn into a Mac. (Most people don't know about this.)
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    Helix, mic, backing tracks, mixer help?

    I don't know what format your files are in, but I use MP3 Normalizer to normalize the audio level of all my files for use in my car audio systems. That app normalizes files in seconds, so you can do a huge library in hours, and it maintains all the tags and folder structures. By far the best solution is to get your backing tracks at the same normalized level.
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    Using Helix to control vocal processor.

    Get an older MIDI-compatible TC Helicon vocal effects unit. I use a Voicelive Play GTX, and the Helix products (or any MIDI controller) do preset changes and fx mutes perfectly.
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    Helix Firmware Upgrade 2.8 - Blues :(

    True, although the corporate battleground is littered with the remains of companies who killed their gold-egg-laying goose by ignoring their customers and focussing only on profit. I don't believe Line 6 is one of those companies.
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    HX Stomp and MIDI - some insights

    Glad its working out for you. I currently use the HX Effects, but ordered a Stomp to try out because of the smaller footprint. After using it for a week I returned it — it didn't have the robust MIDI capabilities of the HX Effects. If Line 6 adds the missing MIDI features I'll pick one up again, because I really liked the rest of the package.
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    Helix Native - nasty sound artefacts at 44.1KHz

    I normally record at 44.1 and have had no such issue (Logic Pro X).
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    Helix Firmware Upgrade 2.8 - Blues :(

    I started mowing my lawn yesterday (washington state, so I had to wait for the rain to subside). The lawn was so high I to push the mower at a raised angle on the first pass. The air filter cover vibrated off and got sucked into the blades along with the filter. I'm waiting for parts to arrive from Amazon. And now its started to rain again. If 2.8 arrives before the parts I'll have something to do while I'm waiting. If not, I'll keep hacking away at the grass while I wait for 2.8. Either way, life goes on. Brahhhhhh! Ob la di!
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    Reverb tails cutting off in Cubase 10

    Strange. Are you certain there is not a gate set somewhere?
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    Helix Native Problem

    Helix Native has serious problems with installation and registration. If you look over on the Helix Native forum, you'll read the woes of many a user. Line 6 seems to be oblivious to what the root cause is, or how to address it.
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    Helix For Bass

    I found a 17th century bull fiddle in our back yard yesterday. Sucker attacked me and nearly took off my foot.
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    tune while looping??

    why not take use an Out block after the looper, and then use the In for an input to the tuner can't imagine why you'd want to do this, but the world if full of wonders