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    2.82 Update

    This should be the first thing mentioned when reading about this update. I was updating from 2.70 to 2.82. My update experience went through with out a hitch! I don't really understand the need for this instruction before you download the update though - I actually forgot to do it but that didn't seem to be a problem.
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    2.82 Update

    The only issue I had was some errors when selecting Snapshots but that’s about it. Just be sure you follow the instructions to the letter. Go Slowly and Pay Attention!
  3. Still amazing. Still consistently sounding great. Still don't need anything else for gigging.
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    Fender mustang foot switch compatibility

    What kind of connector do they use? They might be but only partially. If they use a TRS connector, I think the Helix considers those to be an expression pedal. Not sure how the Helix would deal with a Foot switch connected via TRS. I believe those foot switches are also latching and not momentary contact. That might be a problem too.
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    What Is Your Method For Dialling In An Amp On Helix

    Yup. Pretty similar to what I do. The main difference might be that I go for the sounds I’ve heard on recordings. I’ve always taken this approach to guitar sound which is why most amps disappoint me.
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    A&C block vs. Amp block + Cab Block - resources used

    They have that feature in Adobe Lightroom where you can select which parameters to copy. Not sure why it can’t be done for HX Edit.
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    Ah the Helix... three and a half years in...

    Yup. I feel dat! Oh sure, there are pedals such as those made by Strymon that intrigue me but there's nothing out there that keeps me from gigging.
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    A&C block vs. Amp block + Cab Block - resources used

    We could really use a "Copy Block Settings" as well as "Paste Block Settings" feature in the editor. Just like they do in photo editing apps. Obviously, this would only be applicable to the amp and cab blocks.
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    2.82 Update

    I instinctively tried this but had no success. What did work was to delete a few effects blocks and then hit the "Undo" button until they're all back and then hit "Save". I had not tried it but maybe just deleting one block and then undoing it would have worked just as well.
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    2.82 Update

    I was going from 2.70 to 2.82.
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    2.82 Update

    Oops... Anybody else having this issue? It would seem that 2 of my presets are affected by this.
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    Why helix hardware sounds better than the plugin??

    The sound quality Helix Native is subject to the quality of your audio interface's A/D converter.
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    Snapshot reselect - 2.8 update feature

    I still wish they'd implemented my idea of Two Phase Snapshots. https://line6.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Two-Phase-Snapshot-Footswitches-Mode/857489-23508
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    Took the Leap to 2.81...what's all the fuss about???

    I just don’t want to have to roll back. Life keeps me pretty busy so I want to upgrade and stay there. I’m sure a stable version will come. And as I like to say, for me, there’s nothing missing in 2.70. I just don’t want to be too far back in the firmware versions.
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    Took the Leap to 2.81...what's all the fuss about???

    Not taking any chances
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    Took the Leap to 2.81...what's all the fuss about???

    Well, I don't need that.
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    Took the Leap to 2.81...what's all the fuss about???

    Thank you, sir.
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    Took the Leap to 2.81...what's all the fuss about???

    As a Mac user, I am very curious to see if other Mac users have had issues with the update. I’m admittedly quite nervous about doing it and at the risk of sounding like a broken record, I’m quite happy with my Helix at 2.7. Actually, I was quite content with the previous version and not in any way taken advantage of or used any of the additions in 2.7.
  19. Well, I may only gig on weekends now but there's no way I could do it without the Helix. I live on an island and getting off and back again, especially in the summertime, just to get the Helix fixed is not an option. The update and the Helix can get borked by a simple USB cable or USB port? Nooo thank you. It ain't broke and I'm still very happy with it the way it is at 2.7... no update for me.
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    Expression pedal bug

    Now, I am definitely waiting for the next maintenance update as I'm still happy with 2.70. Do not need the headache.
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    2.8 update stuck in 'boot failure, entered update mode'

    Has these updating issues been mainly on PCs or are they happening on Macs too?
  22. Any Mac users running Sierra having these same issues here?
  23. I used to have the original... should've kept it even though it was a little underpowered and far too heavy for its size. This new one is a LOT more expensive ($1500.00!!) but I still love the idea of a single point source stereo and I agree with what Mr. Pittman has to say about the impracticality of stereo in most live situations. I also love the idea of carrying one speaker to the gig. One thing he doesn't directly mention in this video is that you don't get any of the phase cancellation issues that you get when you sum pretty much any stereo signal to mono. This, by the way, is why the double tracking effect on the Helix doesn't work for crap in mono. It would work extremely well on the Spacestation. Now for the bad. 65 lbs?! Seriously? In this day and age of switching power supplies and neodymium magnets? Spacestation XL
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    Helix Firmware 2.80

    I wonder if this update is taking so long because... it's the last one or is, at least, the last iteration of the firmware because this last version will be squeezing the most out of the Helix. We might get a patch or two afterwards but nothing major because the next major revision will require newer hardware - the next iteration of the Helix. Think about it. The Helix was release June 11 2015. That was 4 years ago and that's a long time in tech years. I mean, I'd be ok with it. I just can't help but wonder.