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  1. Q: How do I conenct the POD to my computer to record? A: In order to record the audio signal of your POD / POD 2.0 directly into your computer, you will first need the proper type of software that is capable of recording audio loaded into your computer. You will also need a sound card that has an audio input. If you have a Soundblaster type of card, you will need a cable that has two 1/4 inch mono plugs on one end and one 1/8 inch stereo plug. This cable can be found at most major music retailers. The two 1/4 inch mono jacks on this cable will need to be inserted into the POD's Left and Right Outputs and the other end of the cable should be inserted into the audio input of your computer's sound card. Make sure your sound card and audio software are configured to receive audio input and you should be ready to record. If you are using another type of soundcard, like a unit that has an external break out box, you can plug directly into that box using a regular guitar cable of a balanced (TRS) cable. Be sure to check the documentation that came with the unit to configure it correctly. Q: How do I connect my POD to my computer via MIDI to edit tones with Line 6 Edit? A: In order to establish communication between your POD's MIDI In and Out and your computer, you will need a MIDI-USB Interface, such as the Roland UM-ONE or a MIDI interface, two standard MIDI cables and the cables necessary to connect the interface to your computer. If your computer is equipped with a Sound Blaster type MPU 401 sound card, you can simply use a Joystick Port to MIDI adapter cable. This cable will allow you to connect your POD's MIDI directly to your computers sound card and establish communication between your POD's MIDI and your computer. The cable should provide MIDI In and Out jacks on one end as well as a Joystick "Thru" connector on the other. The "Thru" connector will enable you to connect a game controller as well as the MIDI cable to your computer at the same time. Please be aware that some Windows computer systems have MIDI driver incompatibility issues that prohibit the use of the joystick port with MIDI products. These Windows machines will also need a MIDI interface.
  2. Q: If the Line 6 digital wireless systems can accommodate an active bass guitar, will I lose any low end? A: The Line 6 digital wireless system will work great with active and passive electronics. Line 6 digital wireless systems do not compand (compress then expand) the broadcast signal like analog systems do, so there is no loss of low end. Line 6 systems simply allow the instruments true signal (whether hot or mild) to pass through to the amp. The frequency range for Line 6 systems goes down to 10Hz, allowing for amazing lows when tuning down or using a bass with a low B string. Q: How do I connect to a “full frequency” output on my Line 6 digital wireless system? A: You can access full frequency output by connecting the receiver output cable to the first ring of the TRS output jack. Ideally, this would be done with a special cable (insert cables (a type of “Y” cable) are a great choice and have ¼ TRS on one end and two separate ¼ mono cables on the other end). This also allows you to split the signal by connecting your receiver to two different signal paths (a great way to get a “tuner out” feed or go to a separate amplifier, recording device or mixer). In a pinch, you can access the ring output by plugging a mono ¼” cable half way in though we don’t recommend this for performance applications due to the cable not being fully engaged into the jack socket. Q: Why isn’t “full frequency” the default output choice? A: A standard ¼” instrument cable gently rolls off the high frequencies around 8 KHz. This is due to the capacitance of the wire and is a scenario that most musicians have grown used to. As the criteria for Line 6 digital wireless is to simply replace the cable, we chose to mimic the performance of a direct wire connection. Since we eliminate several feet of cable (and its associated capacitance), the net result was a system that performed exactly as if a musician was plugged in with a three foot patch cord, resulting in a noticeably clearer and brighter high frequency response. In order to not turn off musicians with increased high frequency response, we added the capacitance back into the signal path so that the end result was “cable gone – sound identical”. However, we really loved the increased high frequency response. Why? 1. More clarity and articulation (the reason for new strings when we record or gig, right?) 2. Phase coherency: If you boost the highs on your amp (or FX devices) you are actually adding a complex phase shift to your signal. With the Line 6 digital wireless system, you get more clarity with complete phase coherency (no phase shifting) and this really makes a big difference. 3. No boost in hiss or noise floor: Again, when you increase the highs on your amp (or FX devices), you also get an increase in hiss and noise. With the Line 6 digital wireless system, you get all of the clarity for free, meaning that there is no increase in hiss and noise (and again, no phase shift). Full bandwidth is available full time on the XLR output (as it should). Q: Would this work with a lav or headset microphone for videographer applications? A: Technically, yes. However, the frequency response of the receiver is tailored to musical instruments (10Hz – 12 KHz in full-bandwidth mode) meaning that for microphone applications, there may not be enough high frequency content when using the portable XDR1 stompbox receiver. Additionally, to access the full-bandwidth, the operator will need to utilize an insert cable (TRS to dual ¼ mono) or custom wired cable that connects the first ring of a TRS cable to the input of the next component/camera. Q: Can my XDT1/XDT4 transmitter provide phantom power to my condenser mic? A: Only the XDT4 transmitter can provide phantom power to a condenser microphone. It provides ~9v bias voltage at the tip for use with lavaliere microphones. Q: Can I connect the XLR output of my XDR4 Receiver into a mixing board with global phantom power? A: Yes, there is a resistor to protect the XDR4 Receiver from being damaged by phantom power voltage, but it is not guaranteed. Some older mixing boards from the 70's could in theory overwhelm the device depending on just how much phantom power is supplied. Q: Can I use multiple receivers with the same transmitter? A: Yes, as long as the receivers are set to the same channel and mode that the transmitter is set to. Q: Can I use multiple transmitters with the same receiver? A: You cannot use multiple transmitters AT THE SAME TIME with the same receiver as that could cause interference with each other. You can use more than one transmitter with a receiver, but only one transmitter can be powered on at a time. - Do keep the antenna clear of obstructions as much as possible - Do keep line-of-sight for maximum range - Don’t place operating transmitters near the receivers (within 3 – 5 feet). This will potentially overload the internal RF amplifiers of the receiver units and cause limited range. Practical Operating Tips For multiple users, Do consider the best placement of receivers for optimal performance. Avoid having one performer with a bodypack transmitter “ON” stand in front of a rack of receivers. This will limit the overall operating range of the furthest performer(s). One example might be a rack of receivers at the monitor position and performers often stand right next to the rack of receivers. This can become an issue the more channels you are operating. Quite often, one of the artists is also the sound person. Rather, place the receivers at a location that allows the freedom of artist/engineer movement without having “ON” transmitters get within 3-5 feet. Operating Modes It is important to have the components operating in XDR mode for optimum performance. XDR mode is the proprietary “anti-jamming” RF mode that utilizes a dual digital broadcast. To confirm that the XDR4 rackmount receiver is in XDR mode, make certain that the “MODE” LED is glowing green. If it is not, power off the receiver and power it back on while holding the “CHANNEL DOWN” button. The XDT4 transmitter should also be in XDR mode. This can be confirmed by powering on the transmitter and watching the LED power on sequence. If all LEDs glow BLUE and then a single RED LED moves through in a LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT pattern settling into Battery/Channel mode then you are certain that this transmitter is in XDR mode. If the LEDs glow BLUE and then expand out from the center LED (BLUE then RED) before settling into Battery/Channel mode then this transmitter is in XDS mode. To change modes on the transmitter, power off the unit and power it on while holding the “CHANNEL” button. Monitor the LED sequence to confirm mode. Another simple way to confirm transmitter operating mode is to monitor the color of the LEDs when audio signal is present. If the LEDs display audio in BLUE you can be certain that the transmitter is in XDR mode. If however, the audio display is in RED then you will need to change to mode. XDR mode works incredibly well. If your systems are operating in XDS mode then you will enjoy a great enhancement of overall system performance by switching back to the XDR mode. Q: What is the maximum AC signal input voltage that the transmitter can handle? A: It will accommodate a very large signal (about 6V peak to peak) without any clipping. We have had users with active pickups using (2) 9V batteries with no problems. The dual 9V's usually allow the circuitry for the pickup to operate without degradation while the batteries discharge. It is not actually outputting 9V it is more like +-5V peak at most. Otherwise the unit would distort as the battery dies.
  3. Line6Tony

    POD X3 Live Applications F.A.Q

    Q: How many different ways can I connect my POD X3 Live in a live setting? 1. Mono or Stereo Recording or Direct to Mixer/PA 2. Feed One Guitar Amp 3. Feed Two Guitar Amps, One for Tone 1 and One for Tone 2 4. Feed a Guitar Amp and Send Separate XLR Direct Outs to Mixer/PA 5. Electric Guitar to On-Stage Amp & Direct Out + Vocals/Acoustic/etc.to Direct Out Only NOTE: Instructions to the connection methods listed above can be found in the POD X3 Live Pilots Manual Section 7*1, download it here! Q: Can I use a phantom powered condenser mic with the POD X3 live? A: The POD X3/X3 Live does not offer phantom power which is needed when using any condenser type microphones for recording or live use. See Referenced KB link for details. No sound out of microphone with X3/X3 Live Q: I just want the original factory sounds back into my POD X3 live, can I do this without having to connecting it to the computer and launching Line 6 Monkey? A: Sure you can, you can do this directly from the X3 Live hardware interface How do I restore the Factory Presets in my POD X3 Live? Q: What is Dual Tone? A: DUAL TONE is the ability to split your single-input guitar or bass signal through two different amp and effect chains simultaneously to create gorgeous new hybrids, or use its dual inputs to individually process two instruments—a microphone and a guitar, for example—at the same time. Q: And how do I make a dual tone patch? A: Here is an example given in the pilots manual for exhibit 3: Feed Two Guitar Amps, One for Tone 1 and One for Tone 2.....(Manual 7•3) 1. Connect the left 1/4-inch output to one amp, and the right 1/4-inch output to the other. 2. Set the first OUTPUTS page (1/4-inch Outputs): • Mode: Combo Front, Combo Pwramp, Stack Front, or Stck PwrAmp. • Lows, Focus, Highs: as desired • Tone 1: On • Tone 1 Pan: Full Left • Tone 2: On • Tone 2 Pan: Full Right 3. Check your Master Volume. • Select the loudest preset/settings you intend to use. • Play your instrument and turn Master Volume as high as you can without clipping the amp/speakers you’re feeding. Q: I made a dualtone patch with my MIC on tone 2, but it changes when I switch patches, how do I lock it? A: From the main signal chain Page of your X3 live LCD screen, you can lock Tone 2 to prevent it from getting overwritten when loading new presets. This is handy when you’re using Tone 2 for vocals and you want to make sure it doesn’t change when you recall guitar presets on Tone 1. From the Pilots Handbook page: 4-9 Watch this Demonstration of the X3's Dual Tone Feature: Crunch Dual Tone Video Q: Does the tuner only work with the 1/4" mono guitar input? A: The X3 Live tuner only operates on the Tone 1 input. If you've selected Variax, it will tune the variax.
  4. POD X3 Live Pilots Manual Q: What is the manufacturer warranty of my new POD X3 Live? The manufacturer's warranty for the X3 Bean/Live is one year from the date of purchase. You will need to have a copy of your original sales receipt present in order to redeem your warranty. For international warranty policy please read referenced document: Line 6 Product Warranty List and F.A.Q. Q: How do I register my New POD X3 Live? You can register directly from the Line 6 website HERE What are the dimensions of the POD X3 Live? Length: 21.5" Width/Depth: 10" Height: 4.75" Weight: 8.40lbs POD X3 Live Presets List This list includes user preset from 1A to 32D and presets in each folder located in the bottom left corner the LCD screen on the home signal chain page. X3 Presets: THE BIG LIST POD X3 Live Complete Models List This list includes a complete list of POD X3 Live models: (GUITAR / BASS / PREAMP / MIC / WAH / MOD / DELAY / VERB) X3 Models List Q: What are the hardware specifications for the X3 series? Q: How do I transfer PODxt Tones into my X3 unit? A:Loading Presets into the POD X3 Q: What foot controllers are compatible with the X3 bean?A:Line 6 - Foot Controllers Compatibility Chart Also, here is the FBV-POD X3 Control Guide. Q: Does the FBV2 work with the X3 bean/Pro? A: Technically, no. The FBV2 is not intended for use with the X3 Bean/Pro and is listed as "non-compatible" in the FBV comparision chart. The FBV2 only switches back and forth between 2 presets, it will not keep going forward or backward within the bank. Q: Can I transfer Bass PODxt tones to my X3 unit? A: No, the Bass PODxt tones will not load into the X3, producing an "invalid tone" message. Q: Why do I see an asterisk on my POD X3/Live when I power on my X3 or X3 Live?* A: The X3 Beans and X3 Lives have a 7 second buffer time, which means it needs 7 seconds to completely process any changes you make. At this time please press save twice so that the asterisk* disappears. Wait 7 seconds, and power off then back on again. Q: What are the MIDI implications of the X3 A: The X3 series include a USB connection, and these units will both expose a set of USB MIDI In/Out ports on your Windows or Mac computer. However, these devices utilize different types of commands and, therefore, will not respond to MIDI control data. As with POD X3 Live, the Pro includes 5-pin MIDI In/Out jacks that can be used strictly for receiving MIDI Program Change messages (For scrolling through User Presets) and for sending MIDI CC data when using the onboard pedal for Volume, Wah, and Tweak parameters. Q: How do I swap Tone 1 and Tone 2 in a Dual Tone patch on the X3 series? A: Press the HOME button down for 2 seconds and the Commands menu will come up. Make sure SWAP TONE 1/TONE 2 is highlighted and press the SAVEknob twice to execute and confirm. Q: How do I restore the X3 to it’s the Factory Presets? A: Press and hold the ‘Home/Hold For Commands’ button, select ‘Reset User Presets’ and press the ‘Save’ knob to reset the User bank to its factory presets. Q: Can I connect the POD X3 Live/Pro's XLR outputs to a mic input on a mixer with phantom power? A: Yes, the phantom power gets routed to the ground on the X3 Live/Pro. Q: How do I boot the X3 in Safe Mode? A: Hold down 'RIGHT' on the directional pad on the X3 as you power on the unit to put it into SAFE MODE. Q: How do I calibrate the Expression pedal on the POD X3 Live? A: 1. Go to test mode by holding down 'Right' on the directional pad when you power up. 2. Highlight Pedal Cal. 3. Press the INPUTS button. 4. Set the pedal to the heel position. 5. Press the A footswitch to get data on pwm duty cycles. 6. Set the pedal to the toe position. 7. Press the B footswitch to get data on pwm duty cycles. 8. Press the C footswitch for automatic selection of the best duty cycle. 9. Move the pedal to get smooth 0-255 Scaled Values. 10. Press the D footswitch to save the settings.
  5. Q: What is the XPS Unit? A: The XPS unit is the power supply that powers the Variax instrument via 1/4" TRS cable. The Line 6 XPS box must be powered by a Line 6 PX-2 power supply for correct operation. There are three variations of the XPS: XPS-AB: This units acts as both a Variax power supply and has an A/B footswitch to send the guitar output to either a 1/4" or XLR output. Use a standard XLR (microphone) cable to connect the XPS-AB’s XLR output to feed any balanced input. Use a TRS (Tip-Ring-Sleeve/Stereo) cable to connect your Variax to the INPUT jack of the XPS-AB, a standard mono instrument cable to connect the 1/4" output of the XPS to any standard amp rig. XPS-Mini: This unit ships with the Variax 300 series, and has an 1/4" input and output. XPS-DI: This unit shipped with the Variax Bass Instruments and had an line/mic level switch, as well as an XLR ground lift option. The XPS-DI uses a standard XLR (microphone) cable to connect the XPS-DI output to feed any balanced input. Use a TRS (Tip-Ring-Sleeve/Stereo) cable to connect your Variax to the INPUT jack of the XPS-DI, and a standard mono instrument cable to connect the 1/4" output of the XPS-DI to any standard amp rig. Note: This unit is no longer available as the Variax bass has been discontinued. Usage F.A.Q.s Q: Can I use the XPS-AB as a replacement for my XPS-DI? A: Yes, the XPS-AB is the direct replacement for the XPS-DI. Q: Can I use the XPS-mini if I do not have access to the XPS-AB box? A: Yes, the XPS-Mini can be used in place of the XPS-AB box. Be aware that the XPS-mini is the only supported power supply for the Variax 300 series instrument, due to a slight increase in the power requirements for the 300 series. Q: Will the XPS-DI recharge batteries in Variax Instruments? A: No. Q: What type of cable do I need to use to connect the XPS unit to my Variax Instrument? A: You will need to use the supplied 1/4" TRS cable (or equivalent) to connect your XPS box to your Variax instrument to deliver power. Any mono 1/4" cable will work if you are using the internal batteries for power, but the power will be drawn from the batteries rather than from the cable. Q: Can I use the XLR and 1/4" outputs simultaneously? A: No the XLR and 1/4" outputs can only be used separately. Q: Does the Footswitch provide phantom power to another device? A: No, the A/B footswitch for your Variax will not provide phantom power. Q: Can I plug my regular electric instrument into the XPS box? A: Yes, if using a standard mono guitar cable, you can plug your regular electric instrument into the XPS box without damaging your guitar. We do not advise the use of a TRS cable with anything but a Variax because of the power it carries back to the guitar from the XPS box. Also, we do not recommend using an XPS box with active guitars. The combination of voltage potentially feeding back into the guitar, and how the guitar is wired, which can vary, can potentially damage the guitar and/or the XPS box. Q: What is the length of the Variax digital cable? A: The Variax digital cable is 25 feet long. Troubleshooting F.A.Q.s Q: There is no audio signal and I am only seeing a "red" power light on the XPS A/B (DI) when connected to the Variax guitar using a TRS cable? A: If the XPS-AB/DI has the proper power connected (and is connected to the Variax) and is showing a "red" power light, this means that the XPS is not recognizing the Variax and not sending power. If a different TRS 1/4" cable does not resolve the problem, try a different XPS box to see if there is a problem with the XPS box. If a different 1/4" cable and XPS box does not solve the problem, the Variax may have an internal failure that will need to be resolved by an authorized service center. Q: I am getting a "popping" sound when changing between the XLR and 1/4" outputs when connecting to a PA system? A: This situation can happen when the mixer has phantom power applied to the channel that the XPS input. One solution is to turn off the phantom power on that channel, another solution is to put another DI between the XPS and sound board. Some end users with switch to using the different (compatible) Line 6 device. Q: My XPS Box is damaged/lost. How can I get a replacement? A: The XPS box can be special ordered from your favorite Line 6 dealer: Line 6 Dealer Locator
  6. Parts Q: My X2 cable is lost/damaged. Where can I purchase a replacement? Line 6 Store: X2 Replacement Cable Q: I lost/broke an antenna on my X2 wireless receiver. How can I get a replacement? A:The X2 series uses a 900 mhz, ½ wave-BNC antenna. These antenna can be purchased from numerous audio-video or musical instrument retailers. Q: Why is my signal occasionally cutting out? A: Please check to see that your locking cable connector is screwed in tightly to the input jack on the transmitter. If not, this can cause your unit to either not get audio at all or cause the signal to cut in and out. Please see our updated manual on this website for a detailed diagram of the proper connection process. Troubleshooting The XDR4 rackmount receiver has an “RF” LED indicator on the front panel. With all transmitters powered “OFF”, scroll through the 5 channels on the receiver while viewing the “RF” LED. If this LED remains dark, then you can conclude that there is no undesired RF at your current location. If it lights RED, then there is RF on that channel. This typically does not lead to the conclusion that you cannot operate on that channel. It does indicate that there is RF present and that the range might be limited on that channel. “Drop outs” are often the cause of a bad audio connection. This can happen when the input jack is not fastened securely or when the input cable has broken down at the connector. You can visually confirm a solid “digital link” even without an audio input by powering on only one transmitter and receiver and monitor the 4 green “RECEIVER” LEDs on the XDR4 rackmount receiver. As long as one single green LED stays lit, then you have a solid link. I would confidently say that the system is working well if all 4 LEDs stay lit no matter where you go out to at least 100’ with little or no “dancing”. When they start to consistently dance you are approaching the outer edge of the operating range. This test is best performed with two people. Q: Power is on but no signal or there is an intermittent signal with sound cutting out with the XDS95, XDR95 or XDSPlus transmitter A: How far away from each other are the transmitter and receiver? You may simply just need to return to operational range. If the issue persists, you will need to replace the XC1 cable. Q: Power is on but no signal is getting to XDR95, XDS95, or XDSPlus Receiver. A: Remember to set the receiver to the correct mode and to set both the transmitter and receiver to the same channel. If you continue to have issues, replace the XC1 cable. Q: My XDS95 receiver / transmitter shuts down shortly after powering up A: If you are using batteries, try using a new set of batteries. If you are using rechargeable batteries, try a fresh set of alkaline batteries. If these issues persist, the XDS95 needs to be serviced. Q: My transmitter suddenly started producing a distorted broken up signal A: Replacing the XC1 cable would be the first thing to try, but if that does not fix the issue, the transmitter must be serviced for repair. Q: I have a buzzing noise on all channels of my receiver. A: First, make sure that the receiver is getting the proper amount of power from a compatible power supply, especially if the power is being shared with other devices. If you have active electronics on your guitar, make sure that the batteries in the guitar are fresh and power the guitar. If not, replace the batteries. Check your guitar jack to see if it is loose or shorting out and fix the jack as needed. Lastly, please remove/turn off any sources of magnetism (such as a computer monitor) that is close to the transmitter as this could be producing the noise in the signal. Q: I can only go 25 to 30 ft with my XDS95 before it drops out? A: If there is another transmitter on and set to the same channel nearby, then you would need to change the channel on the second transmitter. If there is another source of RF between your transmitter and the receiver, then you would need to move the source of RF. As a last resort, you can open up the back of your receiver and you should see 2 thick black wires soldered onto the antennas. If these wires are not soldered properly, the receiver needs to be serviced for repair. The following is a list of symptoms in which your Digital Wireless device must be serviced for repair: Symptom: I hear a "click" every once in a while when my XDS95 system is on but I am not playing? Symptom: One of the green receiving section lights does not come on even when the XDR95 transmitter is right next to the receiver. Symptom: When I power up my unit, all the lights stay on (Red or Blue) and then I cannot turn the unit off. Symptom: My XDT1/XDT4 transmitter burns up a fresh battery in 1 hour. Symptom: My XDS95 receiver does not power up with a 9v battery but it will power up on a power cord adapter. Symptom: My X2 transmitter does not power up with a 9v battery.
  7. Q: How much battery life should I expect with my XDR95 transmitter? A: During our in-house testing of alkaline battery performance, Kirkland, Energizer and Ray-O-Vac brands showed the best results. There are various test results available online that confirm this information. You should also be aware that there are black-market knock-offs out there that look “real” but fall short of the original manufacturer’s specifications. Line 6 digital wireless products now include Energizer batteries as others have not been performing up to spec. That being said, you should expect the battery life in the XDT4 to be between 5.5 and 6.5 Hours. Digital wireless technology has its own set of power demands, but as we develop products, we keep in mind the need for power efficiency. There is a big difference between 10 hours and 5 hours, but please remember the sound quality and benefits of the Line 6 digital system when compared to analog wireless. Q: Is the battery used in the receiver of the XDS95 overridden when using the AC adaptor input? A: In the current design, the battery is not overridden. What this means, is that if you plug in a power adapter to the XDS95 while there are working batteries in the receiver, the battery life will be drained in that configuration. Just make sure to remove the batteries if you are using a power adapter with the receiver. Q: Can I use rechargeable batteries with my Line 6 digital wireless system? A: Yes, but the specs on rechargeable batteries is all over the map and changes every time a battery is charged and discharged. In order to create and offer consistency, we have designed Line 6 digital wireless products to be used with standard 9V alkaline batteries. This way, we can predict and report battery life remaining with accuracy and translate that data to the battery meters that are included on Line 6 digital wireless components. Our knowledge of how consistently rechargeable batteries will work with the Line 6 digital wireless systems is limited. The rule of thumb is: As the battery remains above 6.2 V, it will continue to function. You may want to contact the battery manufacturer for further details. Q: What power supply should I use for the XDS-95 system? A: The Line 6 DC-1/DC1-G power supply will correctly power the XDS-95 system. Q: What power supply should I use for the XDS-plus or XDR95 system? A: the Condor 500ma power supply (supplied with the unit) or Line 6 DC1-G will power either the XDR Plus or XDR95 systems. Q: Where can I find more information on the power supply requirements and purchase a replacement/spare power supply? Power Supply, Amp Power and Battery F.A.Q. Q: Will my XDR95, XDS95 and XDSPlus work with 230/240 volt power? A: Yes, as long as the power transformer converts to 9V 500mA (For XDR95 & XDSPlus) and 9V 100mA (for XDS95) it will work. Our non-U.S. distributors sell 230V to 9V 500mA transformers. Q: I have a pedal board that distributes power to all my pedals. Can my XDS95 receiver share power with devices? A: Yes. Your XDS95 receiver only requires 9V 100mA, but the device will draw only what it needs. On pedal boards that share power with multiple devices, a device may not always get all the power that it needs. If power is being shared with other devices and you start experiencing any issues, dedicate power to the XDS95 and see if the issue goes away.
  8. Q: Are the XLR outputs of the LD series line level? A: Yes, the XLR outputs on all of our Lowdown amps are balanced line level outputs. The line level output not affected by the output volume of the amplifier, and will send a cabinet simulated tone to your mixing console. Q: What if I do not want the cabinet tone but rather a unaffected tone (like a DI Box?) A: If you desire an unaffected bass tone in addition to the cabinet simulated tone you will want to go into a DI box and send the DI signal to the mixing console, and have the instrument output of the DI go into the instrument input of the Lowdown amplifier. Q: What controllers work with the Lowdown series? A:The FBV series is the correct controller for the Lowdown series, we recommend the FBV Shortboard or FBV Express. The FBV (Longboard) is not optimized for use with the Lowdown family of amplifiers, and the FBV2 is not compatible with a certain amount of early LowDowns. Please contact Line 6 Customer Support in this case for assistance.
  9. Line6Tony

    M13 Stompbox Modeler FAQ

    Total Looper Recording Time: 30 seconds (60 seconds with half-speed enabled) Ins and Outs: Stereo Input through two 1/4" mono inputs (L and R), stereo effects loop (Send and Return each has stereo L and R 1/4" jacks), and stereo output through two 1/4" mono outputs (L and R). All inputs and outputs are unbalanced instrument level. Additionally, two 1/4" jacks for 2 expression pedals Expression Pedal: Use Line 6 EX-1 or an expression pedal with a passive 10K ohm mono linear taper pot, using a standard 1/4 inch mono instrument cable Power Adapter: Included Line 6 PX-2 only (Specs: 9V, 2000mA, 2.5mm barrel diameter). No battery power option available Product Dimensions: 15.5" (L) x 12" (W) x 3.5" (H) Weight: 10.2 lbs Q: How many total effects are there in the M13? A: With the latest 2.04 Firmware update found at www.line6.com/software, there are 109 total effects available on the M13. Q: How many of each type of effect is there on the M13? A: Distortions/Comps/EQ/Volume: 30 Modulations: 22 Filter/Pitch: 26 Delays: 19 Reverbs: 12 Registration & Warranty Q: How do I register my M13? A: You can register any Line 6 product to your account here: Registration. For more detailed registration help, please see the Product Registration F.A.Q. Q: What is the warranty on the M13? A: Twelve months from the date of purchase. Authorized Line 6 Service Centers, will need you to provide a copy of the purchase receipt to validate date for warranty processing. Please be sure to have those materials ready, should you need to get your unit serviced under warranty. Troubleshooting & Service Q: How do I perform a Factory Reset on the M13? A: You can perform a factory reset by entering the Setup screen and turning the Model Select knob on FX UNIT 4 until the corresponding parameter displays ‘RST FACT?’ You can then press down on the Model Select Knob twice to reset the unit. You can also re-install the flash memory to return the M13 to factory settings. Q: Does Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler include guitar amp or cab modeling? A: Nope. Just stompboxes. Q: Will the looper still work while I'm changing sounds and scenes? A: Absolutely. Once you have captured your looped creation, leave it repeating and go back to using any of the effects. Q: Where's the tuner? A: Press and hold down the TAP TEMPO button to activate the tuner. When activated, the tuner shows up in the LCD. By default, once the tuner is activated all signals are muted. Q: What is a "Scene"? A: A "scene" is a pedal board arrangement on your Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler with 12 available effects, up to 4 at once. Q: How does Latch Scene mode work? A: You can switch between the different Scenes (presets) of the M13 with a single button press. You must first go into the M13’s SETUP menu (hold the Looper Controls button for a few seconds), and in the FX3 screen, turn the middle knob in the bottom row clockwise to change the SCENE mode to ‘LATCH’. Now exit the SETUP menu (hit Looper Controls again) and press the SCENES switch to view the different Scenes of effects. Now, when you press on each of the Scenes footswitches, it will call up the Scene, but you will remain in the Scenes view allowing you to change to a different Scene of effects with a single button press. Q: How many scenes are there and how do I access them? A: With the 2.01 update, you can create and save up to 12 different scenes in one Scene Folder. With 4 Scene Folders, you get 48 total scenes on the M13! Press the scenes button to access the scenes and turn the MODEL SELECT knob on FX Unit 1 to access the additional folders. Q: Can I backup my scenes to my computer? A: You can backup your scenes via MIDI. Check out the M13 Scene Backup document. Q: Where can I get the factory scenes for my M13? A: You can regain the factory scenes on the M13 following the reset procedure described above, or you can download the individual scenes from the Institute of Noise website. Q: Which expression pedals can I use with the M13? A: We recommend using the Line 6 EX-1 or the Mission Engineering EP1-L6 expression pedals. You can also use any other expression pedal containing a 10k Ohm Potentiometer. Expression pedals allow you to change stompbox controls using your feet so you can adjust the sound while you play. On the fly, you can modify the length of your delay time, dial up the reverb mix, or change the depth of your tremolo. Q: One of my LCD screen's color appears to be different than the other LCD's that have the same model family selected. Can I adjust the color to match the other displays (i.e. I have 4 cascading Delay models and screen #2 appears to be not quite as "green" as the other 3)? A: Yes. Power off the unit. Hold down the "Model Select" knob of LCD screen #3. Power on the unit. You can now adjust the relative color of each LCD display screen relative to the other ones.
  10. Line6Tony

    POD X3 Pro: FAQ

    Q: How many Rack Units does the X3 Pro take up? A: 3 Rack Units Q: What are the dimensions of the POD X3 Pro? A: X3 Pro Dimensions: Width: 17" (19" including the ears) Heighth: 5" Depth: 8" Q: The Specifications on the web states that the X3Pro requires USB 2.0 but the actual USB input on the back panel is not labeled. Does it required USB 2.0? A: POD X3 Pro, as well as POD X3 and X3 Live, requires USB 2.0. For details on USB connectivity please refer to the USB Connectivity Guide Q: How do I restore the X3 Pro to it’s the Factory Presets? A: Press and hold the 'Home/Hold For Commands' button, select'Reset User Presets' and press the 'Save' knob to reset the User bank to its factory presets. Q: Will the included POD Farm Plugin require us to use the X3Pro as a dongle? A: The POD Farm Plugin works with the POD X3 Pro just like it does with other compatible products. The answer is yes. Q: Are any of the inputs/outputs, processors or other hardware/software sonically superior to the X3L/Bean? A: No Q: What are the MIDI implications of the X3 Pro? A: The MIDI Implications are the same as the POD X3 and the POD X3 Live. The X3 series include a USB connection, and these units will both expose a set of USB MIDI In/Out ports on your Windows or Mac computer. However, these devices utilize different types of commands and, therefore, will not respond to MIDI control data. As with POD X3 Live, the Pro includes 5-pin MIDI In/Out jacks that can be used strictly for receiving MIDI Program Change messages (For scrolling through User Presets) and for sending MIDI CC data when using the onboard pedal for Volume, Wah, and Tweak parameters. Q: What is the software compatibility of the X3 Pro? A: The POD X3 Pro is currently compatible with Line 6 Monkey, Gearbox, Guitarport Online, Workbench (w/ a Variax Guitar), and as a dongle for the POD Farm Plug-in (within your DAW only). Q: How can I tell which version of Flash Memory & USB firmware is installed in my X3Pro? A: Press and hold 'OUTPUTS' for system settings. Use the directional keys to scroll to the last page: The versions are displayed under 'CNTRST'™ Shown as: FLASH MEMORY VERSION: x.xx USB FIRMWARE VERSION: x.xx Q: How do I sync the POD X3 Pro to slave over S/PDIF? A: The POD X3 Pro expects the master clock signal on its S/PDIF input only, so, connecting the S/PDIF IN must be connected to master clock source. Make sure you connect the S/PDIF OUT on your POD X3 Pro to the S/PDIF IN of your clock master unit and S/PDIF IN on your POD X3 Pro to S/PDIF OUT of your clock master. In the INPUTS page of the POD X3 Pro, set anything BUT Variax as Tone 1 and Tone 2 and DIGITAL set to S/PDIF. In the OUTPUTS page of the POD X3 Pro, set your S/PDIF outputs settings in the Studio Direct Mix menu, and MATCH DIG IN for RATE.
  11. Line6Tony

    Micro Spider FAQ

    Deutsch Français Q: What are the presets on my Micro Spider amplifier? A: There are five presets on the Micro Spider: Clean, Crunch, Metal, Insane, and Acoustic. If you would like to return your unit to the original presets, please perform a factory reset. Q: How do I perform a factory reset on my Micro Spider? A: The factory reset for a Micro Spider is to hold down the clean button as you turn on the power and hold the button for 5-8 seconds. Q: Are there any videos I can view to learn about the Micro Spider? Micro Spider Movies Q: Can the Micro Spider microphone input and/or the CD/MP3 input be used at the same time with the same guitar input? Will I hear all of these devices through the headphones? A: Yes Q: I noticed that the mid-range knob reacts differently on my Micro Spider's Insane Setting than other Spider amplifiers I have played on? A: The Micro Spider's midrange control is optimized for the volume/tone features for that particular patch, so the control response may seem a little different than other Spider amplifiers. Q: Is there a “vocal eliminator” so I can jam with my CD/MP3 input without the vocals getting in the way of my incredible shredding? A: No, but that usually doesn't stop people from shredding. Setup/Connections Q: What can I connect to the Micro Spider? A: Guitars, Microphones, Basses, Acoustic Guitars, via the 1/4” instrument input. MP3/CD players via the 3.5 mm jack, headphones via the stereo ¼” output. Q: Is there a direct out on the Micro Spider? A: The headphones jack is a stereo ¼” output which can also be used as a recording output. Q: Can I use an FBV controller with the Micro Spider? A: There is no FBV control capability on the Micro Spider. Q: Can I connect an external pre-amp (i.e. Line 6 POD) to the Micro Spider? Can I connect the Micro Spider into a PA system of home stereo? A: You can connect an external preamp into the CD input or the Mic input of the Micro Spider, and connect the headphone outputs of the Micro Spider into a PA or stereo system. Q: Does the Micro Spider have an effects loop? A: There is no effect loop on the Micro Spider amplifier. Specifications Q: How do I power my Line 6 Micro Spider? A: You can use the Line 6 PX 2 (included), or you can use six (6) C-cell batteries (not included). Q: How can I get a cover for the Micro Spider? A: The Micro Spider does not have a cover available from Line 6 at this time. Registration/Warranty Q: What is the warranty on the Micro Spider? A: the warranty on the Micro Spider is twelve months from the date of purchase. Q: How can I register my Micro Spider? http://line6.com/account/registergear/ Troubleshooting/Service Q: My Micro Spider seems to be malfunctioning. What can I do as an end user? Line 6 Amp Troubleshooting. Q: Where can I get replacement knobs/speakers/logos for my Micro Spider amp? A: Line 6 Store Q: Where can I download a Micro Spider manual? Micro Spider Manual Welche Presets sind auf dem Micro Spider vorinstalliert? Es sind 5 Presets bereits auf dem Spider installiert: Clean, Crunch, Metal, Insane und Acoustic. Sollten Sie die Presets zurücksetzen wollen, dann müssen Sie das Gerät auf die Werkseinstellungen zurückstellen. Wie kann ich main Spider Micro auf Werkseinstellungen zurücksetzen? Halten Sie einfach die Clean Taste für 5-8 Sekunden während des Startens des Gerätes gedrückt. Gibt es Tutorial Videos für den Micro Spider? Micro Spider Movies Können Mikro und/oder CD/MP3 Eingänge gleichzeitig mit dem Gitarreneingang verwendet werden? Und kann ich dann alle Geräte noch durch die Kopfhörer hören? Ja und Ja. Der Mid Knopf reagiert anders im Insane Preset als auf anderen Spider Verstärkern, ist das normal? Ja, das ist so gewollt. Gibt es einen Vocal Eliminator? Nein. Installation und Anschlüsse Welche geräte kann ich an den Micro Spider anschließen? Gitarren, Mikrofone, Bässe und akustik Gitarren können an den ¼“ Instrumenteeingang, Mp3/CD Spieler an die 3,5mm Klinke und Kopfhörer an den ¼“ Ausgang angeschlossen werden. Gibt es einen Direct Out? Die Kopfhörer ¼“ Klinke ist ein stereo Anschluss, der zur Aufnahme verwendet werden kann. Kann ich einen FBV Controller mit dem Micro Spider benutzen? Nein, der Verstärker ist nicht kompatibel. Kann ich einen externen Vorverstärker oder eine Stereoanlage anschließen? Ja, den Vorverstärker können Sie an den CD oder Mikro Input anschließen und die Stereoanlage an den Kopfhörerausgang. Hat der Micro Spider einen Effects Loop? Nein. Spezifikationen: Wie versorge ich mein Micro Spider mit Strom? Entweder mit einem Line 6 PX 2 (enthalten) oder mit sechs C Batterien. Woher bekomme ich eine Schutzhülle? Line 6 stellt leider keine Schutzhüllen für den Micro Spider her. Registrierung und Garantie: Wie lange habe ich Garantie auf den Micro Spider? 12 Monate vom Kaufdatum. Wie kann ich meinen Verstärker registrieren? http://de.line6.com/account/registergear/ Problembehebung und Service: Mein Micro Spider macht Probleme, was kann ich tun? http://line6.com/support/page/articles/_/general-faq/amplifier-troubleshooting-r439#de Wo bekomme ich Ersatzknöpfe/lautsprecher oder Logos her? Line 6 Store Wo kann ich das Benutzerhandbuch herunterladen? Micro Spider Manual Quels sont les presets sur mon Micro Spider ? Il y en a cinq presets : Clean, Crunch, Metal, Insane et Acoustic. Si vous voulez les presets originaux, vous devez réinitialiser l’appareil. Comment est-ce que je réinitialise l’appareil ? Tandis que vous allumez l’appareil, maintenez enfoncé le bouton Clean pour 5 à 8 secondes. Y a-t-il des vidéos tutoriels sur le Micro Spider ? Micro Spider Movies Puis-je utiliser les entrées Micro et/ou CD/MP3 avec la même entrée guitare en même temps ? Est-ce que je peux entendre tous ces appareils dans les casques ? Oui. Le bouton Mid fonctionne différemment sur Insane avec le Micro Spider en comparaison avec les autres amplis Spider, est-ce que c’est normal ? Oui, c’est normal. Y a-t-il un « Vocal Eliminator » ? Non. Installation et Connexions : Quels appareils puis-je connecter au Micro Spider ? Guitares, Microphones, Basses et Guitares Acoustiques à l’entrée 1/4’’ Instrument. Lecteurs MP3 et CD au 3.5mm jack et les casques à la sortie 1/4" stéréo. Y a-t-il en Direct Out ? Le jack de casques est une sortie 1/4" stéréo que vous pouvez utiliser comme sortie d’enregistrement. Puis-je utiliser un contrôleur FBV avec le Micro Spider ? Non. Est-ce qu’on peut connecter un préampli externe ou une chaine stéréo ? Vous pouvez connecter un préampli externe à l’entrée CD ou Micro et connecter une chaine stéréo à la sortie de casques. Y a-t-il un Effects Loop ? Non. Spécifications : Comment puis-je alimenter mon Micro Spider ? Vous pouvez utiliser un Line 6 PX 2 ou six batteries C. Ou est-ce que je peux acheter une couverture ? Line 6 ne produit pas des couvertures pour le Micro Spider à ce moment. Régistration et Garantie : Combien de garantie y a-t-il sur le Micro Spider ? 12 mois au départ de la date d’achat. Comment puis-je enregistrer mon Micro Spider ? http://fr.line6.com/account/registergear/ Dépannage et Service : Quelque chose ne fonctionne pas, qu’est-ce que je fais ? http://line6.com/support/page/articles/_/general-faq/amplifier-troubleshooting-r439#fr Ou puis-je télécharger le mode d’emploi ? Micro Spider Manual
  12. Français Deutsch Application Q: What are the presets on my Spider Jam amplifier? A: Please be aware that the user presets are identical to the Spider III, and the Song/Artist presets are very similar to the Spider III. The Spider Jam user presets are the 36 user-programmable presets (banks 1-9, A-D). The Artist/Song presets location cannot be saved, but you can modify and/or store these settings in the 36 user-programmable presets. If you would like to return your unit to the original presets, please perform a factory reset. Q: How many song and/or drum loops are included on the Spider Jam? A: There are 71 song jam loops (arranged by tempo), and 81 drum loops (also arranged in tempo) totaling 152 pre-recorded song jams. Q: I noticed that some of the Artist/Song Presets from the Spider III are not present on the Spider Jam? A: Yes, some of the Artist/Song Presets from the original Spider III release were not included in the Spider Jam release, due to space restrictions (please compare the two lists for clarification). Q: Are there any video tutorials I can view to learn how to use the Spider Jam? A: Q: Are the song guitar presets (i.e. 70s sounds) accompanied by backing tracks of those songs as well? A: No, all of the backing tracks on the Spider Jam are original compositions written and performed specifically for the Spider Jam playback. If you want to play along with the actual songsyou have a couple options. You can connect your CD or MP3 player into the jack to play along with tone song, or you can convert the song to a 44.1/16 bit mono wav file and install the song on your unit using the SD Card. Q: How can I change the tempo of the pre-recorded patterns, and will it change the pitch? A:In the original version of the Spider Jam (Version 1.04), the tempo of the pre-recorded patterns could be changed by using the Tempo / Pitch control wheel, which also changed the pitch of the patterns in ½ step increments. Go to the second page of song/drums to access this control. The pitch adjustment can be made while recording and the playback will reflect the pitch changes. Spider Jam Version 2.0x allows the change of tempo without changing pitch. See pages 43 and 44 of the Spider Jam Manual (rev. C or later) for more details. Q: Does the Spider Jam have a drum machine or are the patterns pre-programmed? A: All of the songs and drum patterns in the Spider Jam are actual performances and not re-programmable. Q: Are the songs and drum tracks mixed to the center or are they spread into a stereo image? A: All of the audio of the pre-recorded tracks are centered, creating a dual-mono image that will appear in both the left and right outputs either on the headphone outputs or the RCA outputs. The center imaging allowed twice as many to tracks to be included on the Spider Jam songs. Q: Can I change the pitch/speed of the CD/MP3 input jack as well? A: No, the CD/MP3 input pitch cannot be altered by the Spider Jam. Q: How can I transfer my recorded loops from my Spider Jam to my computer? Can I use an SD-card to store/transfer my songs from the Spider Jam to my CPU? A: There are stereo RCA outputs on the back of the unit to export your Pod/CD quality audio into your favorite recording device. The Spider Jam version 2.x and later can transfer 44.1K/16 bit mono .wav files to and from your computer. The SD-card slot can be used to upgrade the Spider Jam version 1 to version 2. Please see the update link below to update an earlier Spider Jam unit. Q: How long can I record on the Spider Jam and what is the recording format? A: You can record for up to 24 minutes in the .wav format (this is the only format used on the Spider Jam) Q: Can the Spider Jam recorder work as a loop sample to be used on the fly like a Line 6 DL-4? A: Yes, with the exception of the reverse mode looper. Q: Can the Spider Jam aux input and the guitar input be used at the same time with the same guitar tone? A: Yes, by holding the record/send button for two seconds and selecting the Aux Input assignment - turn the select knob to 'mixed with guitar'. Q: Can I use a different amp sound when I use two guitar inputs (i.e. the main instrument and aux inputs) on the Spider Jam? A: No, but if you leave the aux input on a clean tone you could use the mic channel to get a different sound. Q: How can I record processed AND unprocessed guitar straight from the Spider Jam into a recording program? A: You can record processed guitar into the main instrument input and unprocessed into the auxiliary input, but not at the same time. Q: Is there a 'vocal eliminator' so I can jam with my CD/MP3 input without the vocals getting in the way of my incredible shredding? A: No, but that usually doesn't stop people from shredding. Setup/Connections Q: What can I connect to the Spider Jam? A: Guitars, Microphones, Basses, Acoustic Guitars, CD players, headphones, home stereos, P.A.s. Q: Is there a direct out on the Spider Jam? A: There are stereo RCA outputs on the back of the unit with CD quality (44.1K, 16 bit) audio output. Q: Is the CD/MP3 input stereo or mono? A: The CD input is stereo, which you can use a standard 3.5mm TRS cable with. This will allow you to hear your CD/MP3 input in "true stereo" when using your Spider Jam with headphones. Q: How is the signal routed when in performance mode on the Spider Jam? A: The guitar is routed to the 12" speaker, and there is no guitar signal routed to the RCA jacks (but the song output is). Q: Which Line 6 floor controller(s) can I use with the Spider Jam? A: We recommend the Line 6 FBV series Shortboard or the FBV Express, although the FBV works as well (be aware that the amp 1&2, stomp 2/3 buttons, tremolo, and favorite channel buttons will have no effect). The FBV2 pedal will only move the presets up and down and will not control any of the recording functions. Q: When I connect my FBV Shortboard Mk II, the function 2 button has no effect? A: The Function 2 button has no effect on the current version (2.09) Spider Jam firmware. Q: Can I connect an external pre-amp (i.e. Line 6 POD) to the Spider Jam? Can I connect the Spider Jam into a PA system of home stereo? A: You can connect an external preamp into the CD input or the Aux input of the Spider jam, and connect the RCA outputs of the Spider Jam into a PA or stereo system by using the RCA outputs. Q: Does the Spider Jam have an effects loop? A: There is no effect loop on the Spider Jam amplifier. Specifications Q: Is the SD memory card slot user accessible on my Spider Jam? A: The SD memory card slot can be used to update the Spider Jam firmware and transfer wav files between the amplifier and a computer (see below for the update information). Q: Does the Spider Jam come with the SD memory card? What is the maximum/minimum size to the SD card to be used with the Spider Jam? A: The Spider Jam does not include an SD memory card, and the maximum size to the SD card to be used with the Spider Jam is 2 Gigs of RAM. Q: How can I get a cover for the Spider Jam? A: The Spider Jam has the same dimensions as the Spider II 112 and the Spider III 75 combo amp, and can be purchased at the Line 6 store link below: Line 6 Store . Registration/Warranty Q: What is the warranty on the Spider Jam? A: *the warranty on the Spider Jam is twelve months from the date of purchase. Q: How can I register my Spider Jam? Registration Troubleshooting/Service Q: How do I perform a factory reset on my Spider Jam? A: The factory reset for a Spider Jam is to hold down the settings/tone button as you turn on the power and hold the button for 5-8 seconds. Q: I am noticing a lot of noise on my recorded guitar and/or aux input tracks (either on preformance or playback)? A: If the mic/aux input compression and/or EQ controls are set to high levels (above 6 db), this may affect the guitar palyback levels as well. Please return to the compression or EQ settings to "normal" levels or perform a factory reset to avoid the noise. Q: I am noticing clipping and or popping sounds on my backing tracks? A: Some backing tracks are louder than others and may clip. If you notice clipping occuring you can lower the song/drums playback level until the clipping is no longer heard. Q: How do I update my SpiderJam to the latest firmware? Spider Jam/JM4 2.09 Update Instructions Q: Where can I get replacement knobs/speakers/logos for my Spider amplifier? Line 6 Store Quels sont les presets sur l’ampli Spider Jam? Vous pouvez trouver une liste der presets user et les presets des artistes pour le Spider Jam en tant que pièce jointe à la fin du document. Les presets user sont les mêmes comme ceux du Spider III et les presets des artistes sont très similaire. Les presets user sont les 36 presets programmables (1-9, A-D) et les presets artistes sont fixés. Si vous voulez retourner aux presets originaux, vous pouvez réinitialiser l’appareil. Combien de boucles sont inclus avec le Spider Jam ? Le Jam a 71 jam loops et 81 drum loops donc 152 loops en total. Quelques presets artistes du Spider III manquent sur le Jam ? Oui, on n’a pas inclus tous les presets artistes à cause des problèmes d’espace dans le Jam. Comparez les deux listes de presets pour voir les différences. Est-ce qu’il y en a des tutoriels sur le Spider Jam ? Spider Jam Tutorials Est-ce que les presets de guitares ont des playbacks des chansons ? Non, tous les playbacks sur le Spider Jam sont des compositions originales pour le Spider Jam mais vous avez des options pour ca. Connectez un lecteur de CD ou MP3 au Spider Jam et jouez en même temps ou vous convertissez la chanson en 44.1kHz/16bit mono .wav et installez le sur le Jam avec une carte SD. Comment est-ce que je peux changer le tempo des modèles préenregistrés est est-ce que cette action changera le pitch ? Pour la version originale du Spider Jam (Version 1.04), vous pouvez changer le tempo avec la molette de commande Tempo/Pitch qui change aussi le pitch en étapes ½. Accédez la deuxième page des contrôles Song/Drums pour cette configuration. Vous pouvez ajuster le Pitch pendant l’enregistrement et le playback reflètera les changes du Pitch. Avec la version 2.0x du Spider Jam, vous pouvez ajuster le tempo sans changer le pitch. Si vous avez besoin de plus de détails consultez pages 43 et 44 du mode d’emploi (rév. C ou plus récent). Est-ce que le Spider Jam a une boîte à rythmes ou est-ce qu’elles sont préprogrammées ? Tous les chansons et modèles de batteries sont performances réelles, donc vous ne pouvez pas les reprogrammer. Est-ce que les chansons et batteries sont mono ou stéréo ? Tous ces sons sont des pistes préenregistrés monos. Avec cet enregistrement mono, nous pouvions inclure deux fois les pistes. Est-ce que je peux changer le pitch/speed de l’entrée jack CD/MP3 ? Non. Comment est-ce que je peux transférer mes loops enregistés à mon ordinateur ? Est-ce que peux utiliser une carte SD ? Le Spider Jam a des sorties RCA pour exporter du audio de qualité CD a votre appareil d’enregistrement. La version Spider Jam 2.0x peut aussi transférer des fichiers 44.1kHz/16bit mono .wav à votre ordinateur et retour. Combien de temps est-ce que je peux enregistrer sur le Spider Jam et quel format est utilisé ? Vous pouvez enregistrer jusqu’à 24 minutes en format .wav. Est-ce que je peux utiliser le Spider Jam comme loop sampler comme le DL4 ? Oui, excepte le reverse mode looper. Est-ce que je peux utiliser l’entrée AUX et l’entrée guitare en même temps avec le même ton de guitare ? Oui, maintenez le bouton Record/Send pour deux secondes et sélectez « AUX input assignment » et tournez le bouton Select à « mixed with guitar » Est-ce que je peux utiliser un autre son d’ampli si j’utilise deux entrées de guitares ? (ex. l’instrument principal et les entrées AUX) Non, mais si vous laissez l’entrée AUX sur un ton clean, vous pouvez utiliser le canal MIC pour recevoir un ton différent. Comment est-ce que je peux enregistrer un son guitare traité et un son guitare non traité de mon Spider Jam à mon programme d’enregistrement ? Vous pouvez enregistrer un signal de guitare traité avec l’entrée du instrument principale et le signal de guitare non traité avec l’entrée AUX mais pas en même temps. Est-ce qu’il y en a un « vocal eliminator » ? Non. Installation/Connexions Quels appareils est-ce que je peux connecter au Spider Jam IV ? Guitares, microphones, basses, lecteurs de CD, casques, chaîne hifi ou système de sonorisation. Est-ce qu’il y en a une sortie directe sur le Spider Jam ? Le Jam a des sorties RCA avec qualité CD (44,1kHz ; 16bit). L’entrée CD/MP3, est-elle stéréo ou mono ? L’entrée est stéréo, vous pouvez utiliser des câbles jack 3 points (TRS) 3,5mm. Avec cette configuration vous pouvez écouter à la musique stéréo si vous utilisez des casques. Comment est le signal routé en mode performance ? La guitare est routé au haut-parleur 12’’ et aucun signal guitare est routé aux connecteurs RCA (mais la chanson est) Quels contrôleurs Line 6 est-ce que je peux utiliser avec le Spider Jam ? Nous recommandons le Line 6 FBV Shortboard ou Express mais le FBV fonctionne également. (Les boutons Amp 1&2, Stomp 2/3, Tremolo ou Favorite n’ont aucun effet.) Le pédale FBV 2 uniquement change les presets vers le haut et vers le bas et ne contrôle aucune fonction d’enregistrement. Si je connecte mon Shortboard MkII, le bouton Function 2 n’a aucune fonction, est-ce que c’est normal ? Avec la version courante (2.09) le bouton Function 2 n’a aucun effet. Est-ce que je peux connecter un préampli (comme un Line 6 POD) au Spider Jam ? Puis-je le connecter à ma chaîne hifi ? Vous pouvez connecter un préampli externe à l’entrée CD ou AUX du Spider Jam et connecter les sorties RCA à une sonorisation ou chaîne hifi. Est-ce que le Spider Jam a un Effects Loop ? Non. Spécifications : Est-ce que je peux accéder la fente pour carte SD du Spider Jam ? Oui, la fente est utilisé pour transférer des fichiers .wav et des mises à jours du firmware. Est-ce qu’une carte SD est incluse avec le Spider Jam ? Non, mais attention, la capacité maximale ne peut pas dépasser 2 Go si vous le voulez utiliser avec un Spider Jam. Est-ce que je peux acheter une couverture pour mon Spider Jam ? Le Spider Jam a les mêmes dimensions que le Spider II 112 et Spider III 75 Combo. Vous pouvez acheter la couverture ici : Line 6 Store Régistration/Garantie: Quelle est la durée de garantie sur le Spider Jam ? Douze mois après la date d'achat. Comment est-ce que je peux registrer mon Spider Jam ? Régistration Dépannage et service : Comment puis-je réinitialiser mon Spider Jam ? Tandis que vous allumez le Spider Jam, maintenez enfoncé le bouton Settings/Tone pour 5 à 8 secondes. J’ai beaucoup de bruit dans mes enregistrements de guitare et/ou pistes d’entrée AUX (Performance et Playback). Qu’est-ce que je peux faire ? Si la compression et/ou l’EQ sur les entrées sont mis à des niveaux élevés (plus que 6 dB), les levels de Playback peuvent souffrent. Éssayez de retourner la compression et/ou EQ ou réinitialisez l’appareil. J’ai des coupures et claques dans le son, qu’est ce que je fais ? Quelques pistes d’accompagnement sont trop fortes pour les autres sons, donc ils coupent. Si vous remarquez des coupures, abaissez le niveau du Playback de la chanson ou de la batterie jusqu'à ce que vous ne puissiez plus entendre la coupure. Comment est-ce que je peux mettre mon Spider Jam à jour ? Spider Jam/ JM4 2.09 Update Instructions Où est-ce que je peux acheter des remplacements ? Line 6 Store Wo kann ich die Presets des Spider Jam finden? Die User Presets und Artist/Song Presets können Sie im Anhang an dieses Dokument finden. Die User Presets sind dabei identisch der User Presets des Spider III und die Artist/Song Presets sind denen des Spider III sehr ähnlich. Der Spider Jam hat 36 User Presets (Banken 1-9 und A-D). Die Artist/Song Presets können nur auf die 36 User Presets abgespeichert werden. Um die original Presets zurückzubekommen müssen Sie das Gerät auf Werkseisntellungen zurücksetzen. Wieviele Song/Drum Loops sind im Spider Jam enthalten? 71 Song Loops (angeordnet nach Tempo) sowie 81 Drum Loops (angeordnet nach Tempo). Manche Artist/Song Presets des Spider III sind nicht auf dem Spider Jam vorhanden, weshalb? Manche der Artisten/Song Presets sind nicht enthalten auf Grund von Speicherplatzbeschränkungen. (Vergleichen Sie bitte beide Preset Listen um herauszufinden welche fehlen.) Gibt es Video Tutorials über die Nutzung des Spider Jam? Spider Jam Tutorials (Englisch) Haben Sie Gitarren Presets auch Backing Tracks der Songs? Nein, alle Backing Tracks auf dem Spider Jam sind original Kompositionen speziell für den Spider Jam. Wollen Sie nun aber mit Ihren Songs mitspielen, können Sie entweder Ihren CD oder MP3 Spieler an den Spider Jam anschließen oder einen Song in eine .wav 44.1kHz 16bit Datei konvertieren und dann den Song anhand einer SD Karte auf Ihren Spider Jam kopieren. Wie kann ich das Tempo der aufgezeichneten Patterns verändern und ändert dies die Tonhöhe? In der originalen Version 1.04 des Spider Jam konnte das Tempo des aufgezeichneten Patterns anhand des Tempo/Pitch Rades kontrolliert werden, was aber auch die Tonhöhe in Halbschritten verändert. Auf der zweiten Seite des Song/Drum Menus können Sie diese Einstellung durchführen. Die Tonhöhe kann während des Aufnehmens eingestellt werden. Seit der Version 2.0 kann das Tempo unabhänging der Tonhöhe eingestellt werden. Für weitere Details können Sie Seiten 43 und 44 im Benutzerhandbuch das Spider Jam lesen. Hat der Spider Jam eine Drum Machine oder sind die Patterns vorprogrammiert? Die Song und Drum Patterns sind nicht programmierbar. Sind Song und Drum Spuren mono oder stereo? Die Spuren sind mono, so konnten wir die doppelte Menge Spider Jam Songs einschließen. Kann ich Pitch/Speed des CD/MP3 Eingang Jacks verändern? Nein. Wie kann ich meine aufgenommenen Spider Jam loops auf meinen Computer übertragen? Kann ich eine SD Karte zum Transfer verwenden? Der Spider Jam hat RCA Ausgänge um CD Qualität Audio auf Ihr Aufzeichnungsgerät zu übertragen. Spider Jam Version 2.0x und neuer können aber auch 44,1kHz / 16bit .wav Dateien auf die SD Karte abspeichern. Der SD Karten Slot wird ausserdem dazu verwendet den Spider Jam von Version 1 auf Versin 2 zu aktualisieren. Wie lange kann ich mit dem Spider Jam aufnehmen und was ist das Aufnahmeformat? Sie können bis zu 24 Minuten im .WAV Format aufnehmen. Kann der Spider Jam Musik auch als Loop Sample aufnehmen wie der Line 6 DL4? Ja, abgesehen vom Reverse Mode Looper. Können AUX In und Guitar In gleichzeitig mit dem selben Gitarrenton verwendet werden? Ja, halten Sie Record/Send für 2 Sekunden gedrückt und wählen Sie dann AUX Input Assignment aus. Drehen Sie dann am Select Knopf bis Sie Mixed With Guitar auswählen können. Kann ich, wenn ich zwei Gitarreneingänge verwende, auf beiden Eingängen verschiedene Verstärkertöne benutzen? (Gitarreneingang und AUX Eingang) Nein, wenn Sie aber den AUX Eingang auf sauberem Ton lassen, können Sie den Mic Kanal benutzen um einen anderen Ton zu bekommen. Wie kann ich ein verarbeitetes Aufnahmesignal und ein unverarbeitetes Aufnahmesignal vom Spider Jam zusammen in mein Aufnahmeprogramm einspielen? Sie können das verarbeitete Signal in den Main Instrument Eingang und das unverarbeitete Signal in den AUX Eingang zinspielen aber nicht gleichzeitig. Gibt es einen „Vocal Eliminiator“? Nein. Installation und Anschlüsse Welche Geräte kann ich an den Spider Jam anschließen? Gitarren, Mikrofone, Bässe, Akustische Gitarren, CD Player, Kopfhörer, Stereoanlagen und Beschallungsanlagen. Hat der Spider Jam einen direkten Ausgang? Der Spider Jam hat RCA Ausgänge auf der Rückseite in CD Qualität: 44,1kHz; 16bit. Ist der CD/MP3 Eingang Stereo oder Mono? Der CD Eingang ist stereo, Sie können also ein normales TRS 3,5mm Kabel anschließen. Sie können somit auch per Kopfhöre, wenn Sie diese an den Spider Jam anschliessen, stereo Ton hören. Wie wird das Signal im Performance Modus geleitet? Die Gitarre ist an den 12“ Lautsprecher angeschlossen und der Song Output an die RCA Anschlüsse. Welches Line 6 Floorboard kann ich mit dem Spider Jam benutzen? Wir empfehlen, das Line 6 FBV Shortboard oder Express zu benutzen. Obwohl das FBV auch funktioniert können die Amp 1&2, Stomp 2/3, Tremolo sowie Favorite Kanalknöpfe nicht benutzt werden. Das FBV2 Pedal kann nur Presets nach oben und unten schalten und keine Aufnahmefunktionen konfigurieren. Wenn ich mein FBV Shortboard Mk II benutze hat Function 2 keinen Effekt. Weshalb? Auf der derzeitigen 2.09 Version hat der Knopf keinen Effekt. Kann ich einen externen Vorverstärker an den Spider Jam anschließen? Kann ich den Spider Jam in eine Stereoanlage einbinden? Sie können einen externen Vorverstärker am CD Eingang oder AUX Eingang anschließen und die RCA Ausgänge an eine Beschallungsanlage oder Stereoanlage anschließen. Hat der Spider Jam einen Effektloop? Nein. Spezifikationen: Habe ich Zugriff auf den SD Karten Slot? Ja, der Slot kann dazu verwendet werden ein Firmwareupdate durchzuführen oder .wav Dateien zwischen Spider Jam und Computer zu übertragen. Ist beim Spider Jam eine SD Karte enthalten? Nein, die maximale Sapazität, die der Spider Jam unterstützt ist 2Gb. Wo kann ich eine Schutzhülle für den Spider Jam kaufen? Der Spider Jam hat exakt die selben Maße wie ein Spider II 112 und Spider III 75 Combo und kann in unserem Line 6 Webstore gekauft werden: Line 6 Store Registrierung und Garantie: Wie lange habe ich Garantie auf dem Spider Jam? 12 Monate ab Kaufdatum. Wie kann ich mein Spider Jam registrieren? Registration Fehlerbehebung und Service: Wie kann das Gerät auf Werkseinstellungen zurücksetzen? Halten Sie während des Startens des Gerätes den Settings/Tone Knopf 5-8 Sekunden gedrückt. Ich höre sehr viel Rauschen auf meinen aufgenommenen Gitarren und/oder Eingangsspuren, woran liegt das? Wenn Mic/Aux Eingänge eine hohe Kompression oder EQ Einstellung haben (mehr als 6db) kann das Playback Level beeinträchtigen. Bitte setzen Sie Kompression und EQ wieder auf „Normal“ und testen Sie erneut. Ich kann Clipping und Popping auf meinen Backingtracks hören, woran liegt das? Manche Backingtracks sind lauter als andere und können so zu Clipping führen. Versuchen Sie die Playback Level für Song/Drum zu verringern bis das Clipping nachlässt. Wie kann ich mein Spider Jam aktualisieren? Spider Jam/JM4 2.09 Update Instructions Wo kann ich Ersatzteile für den Spider Jam kaufen? Line 6 Store
  13. Q: Will the Stompbox Modelers work with other instruments besides guitar? Yes, the Stomp Box Modelers will work with just about any "instrument level" device including bass guitar. Q: How can I reset my DL4 to the factory presets? A: You can reset your pedal to the factory settings by powering it up with the A and D footswitches held down - the power is turned on and off on the modeler pedals by inserting a plug into the left mono input jack. Q: How can I set up my DL4 in an effects chain? What kind of power supply does the DL4 require? A: For information on setting up your DL4 in an effects chain or power supply information, please click here. Q: Does the DL4 have reverb? A: The DL4 delay Modeler does not have reverb. It has 15 different delay models and a loop sampler. Q: What are some features and functions of the looper? A: The DL4 Loop Sampler function operates at 14 seconds to summed mono outputs at regular speed, and 28 seconds at half speed. A loop sampled and played at normal speed, then switched to half speed, will drop the pitch an octave. A loop sampled and played at half speed will play back at normal pitch. If the speed is then returned to normal, the pitch will be raised an octave. When the DL4 is in 1/2 speed mode, the sampling rate and consequently the bandwidth have been halfed. This shouldn't be very noticeable though as this halfed bandwidth is still wider than most standard electric guitar amps. If you were using the unit with a very clean, bright electric guitar (or acoustic guitar)and monitoring through studio monitors, you may notice the change in bandwidth. While in "Loop Sampler" mode, the DL4 will receive signal through each of its two inputs simultaneously. The input signal will then be summed to mono, sampled and then sent to the two outputs. In order to sample both inputs separately (or in stereo), the unit would have required two separate sample processors and a lot more RAM. Needless to say, this would have increased the cost of the unit dramatically. All other DL4 "Delay Models" will however have a discrete left and right stereo output. Q: How can I use an EX-1 Expression pedal with my DL4? A: For information on using an EX-1 expression pedal with the DL4, please click here. Q: How is the Expression pedal implemented in the loop/sampler portion of the DL4? Can you adjust the feedback level of the loop (so loops start to fade), or just the mix of loop in the output signal? A: The expression pedal works the same way in the Loop Sampler mode as it does in the regular delay mode. You can set the toe-down position of the pedal to one setting of the knobs (excluding the model selector knob) and the heel-down position to another setting. For example you could have the toe-down position set for the loop mix (mix knob) at maximum, the delay level (tweez) at medium, the delay modulation (tweak)at minimum, the delay repeats at half-way, and the delay time set fast (say 3 o'clock). You could then put the pedal in the heel-down position and set the knobs for the loop level at minimum, the delay level at maximum, the modulation at minimum, the repeats at minimum and the delay time long (say 9 o'clock). Now when you're playing (and the play/stop button is switched on), putting the pedal in the toe down position will give you the loop at full volume, pre-loop delay that is of medium volume volume with no modulation and a fast time. When you switch to heel-down, you'd get no loop (even with the play/stop button switched on)with a long single delay that is very loud. Yes it will remember your settings after you turn the DL4 off. The loop sampler can either play the loop indefinitely (until you hit the stop button)or play it one time only then stop (Button C). It will not trail off on it's own. You would have to use the expression pedal to ride it's level. Q: On the stomp-box modelers, how do I turn on the alternate (delay trails) bypass and what does it do? A: Alternate Bypass will allow the delay to remain in the signal (fade off into the distance) when the pedal is turned off, where True Bypass will stop the delay as soon as the pedal is turned off. Alternate bypass mode should prevent any drop in volume level when the pedal is engaged. In addition, it will not cut off delay trails in a long delay setting. To switch between true bypass and alternate bypass mode, you will need to hold down the a and c buttons at the same time for at least three seconds while inserting the left mono input(which will turn on the unit) to initialize alternate bypass. It will remember the selected bypass mode. Since it's a simple toggle, if you want to switch back, just repeat the process. Q: I'm having a hard time getting my bass loops to sync up with my drum tracks. It almost sounds as though the bass loops are slowing down. Is that possible? Or are there some tricks to getting the loops right on the money? A: What you are experiencing is caused by the fact that it is very difficult to record a perfectly timed loop. Even if the original loop is off by the slightest amount of time, that time will be compounded with every repeat of the loop. Example: if the end of the loop is 1ms off, after 10 loops the guitar parts are now 10ms faster or slower than the drum parts. After 15 loops it will have a 15ms difference etc...You may need to re-sample the loop if after using it 6-8 times it doesn't match perfectly. With practice, you will get the feel of the correctly timed loop. Q: Can I make the sampled loop louder without overpowering my guitar? A: While in the LOOP SAMPLER mode, a simple turn of the MIX knob should enable you to control the level of the initial loops. Also, using the DL4 with a Line 6 EX-1 Expression Pedal will enable you to "morph" between two different MIX settings on the fly, from the floor, in real time. Simply place the EX-1 in the "heel down" position and program the pedal to your first desired setting. Next, put the EX-1 in the toe down position and program your second desired setting. Now, move the pedal back and forth and morph away baby! More information on the DL4 can be found at our Stomp Box Modelers product page. Q: What is the "suppressed carrier" frequency of the ring modulator patch? Is it fixed, or does it change with the variable waveform control (tweak or tweez)? A: It is variable and controlled via the tweak knob. 0 = sine, 10 = square wave. Q: How do I get the "Alvin Lee" dotted eighth note rhythm or "U2/Edge" delay from the DL4 pedal? A: The Alvin Lee Dotted Eighth Note Rhythm: The "Alvin Lee" sound is a single slap-back repeat. To set it up: 1. Tap the dotted eighth rhythm into the Digital Delay model. 2. Set Repeats, Tweak and Tweez to zero and the mix to 1:00. It may seem difficult to tap that rhythm in with your foot, but with a little practice, it becomes pretty easy. There is no preset delay value of a dotted eighth rhythm in the Rhythmic Delay model. The "U2 / Edge" Delay: The "U2/Edge" sound has 1.5 to 2 repeats on each of the stereo delays. To set this up: 1. Set the delay model to stereo delay and the unit automatically defaults to the "U2" sound. The Edge delay is actually a dotted eighth rhythm on the left side and a quarter note rhythm on the right side. The way to adjust the delay to this sound is to set the delay time to 11:00, repeats to 7:30, Tweak to 11:30, Tweez to 7:30 and mix to 1:00. If you want the tempo to be faster, just move the Delay Time and Tweak knobs a little counter-clockwise. You will have to make adjustments by ear to get that perfect "dotted eighth and quarter note" sound. The default Tap Tempo rhythm for the models is a quarter note. It is not possible to change this default rhythm. The only solution would be to save the presets with a different rhythm. This would allow for six presets if you used the optional expression pedal.
  14. Q: Where can I get a Floor Pod Presets Chart? FloorPOD Presets FloorPOD Plus Presets Q: What is the warranty on my Floor Pod product? A: The warranty on the Floor POD and Floorpod Plus units is twelve months from the date of purchase. Q: How can I download the manual? A: Manuals Q: What power supply do I need to use? A: The Line 6 PX-2 is the correct power supply for the Floor Pod and Floor Pod Plus. Q: What are the MIDI jacks on my FloorPod Plus unit for? A: The MIDI jacks on the Floorpod Plus are are used to connect to MIDI jacks to update the patches on your Floorpod Plus using the Vyzex editor. Q: Where can I download the editor for the Floor Pod Plus? A: You can download the Vyzex Floor POD plus editor directly from the Line 6 software downloads page:Line 6 Software Downloads Q: Is there a settings list for the presets used on the demonstrations? A:There is no documentation on the settings used for the Floor POD and Floor POD Plus demonstrations Q: How do I calibrate my Floor Pod/Plus Unit? Floor Pod Plus - Hold toe-switch on VOL/WAH and power unit. The display will read "PC" (Pedal calibration) and then "000". - With the pedal at toe-position, hit the "A" button. The display will show "100". - With the pedal at the Heel-position, hit the "B" button. The display will show "100" - Press footswitch C to read the numeric values. Press pedal-toe switch on and observe lights around effects encoder, which will reveal the pedal position. - Press and hold tap switch for 2 seconds to save calibration. Floor POD - Power off, Hold toe switch on pedal and power on. When "PC" appears press and hold DIST switch until a number flashes in the Display. - Move pedal from toe-down to heel-down position and back up to toe-down position clicking the Toe-switch. - Wait 5 seconds and unplug power. preset chart (rev a).pdf
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    Lowdown 110 and LD15 F.A.Q.s

    Applications Q: What are the presets on the Lowdown Studio 110 and LD 15 amplifier? A: The Studio 110 and LD 15 have four savable channels directly on the amplifier, which are Clean (Eden model), R&B (Ampeg B15 fliptop model), Rock (Ampeg SVT model), and Grind (Sansamp model). The Studio 110 also has a “synth” option, accessed by pressing the R&B and Rock models simultaneously. The LD15 has a hidden “Brit model” which is accessed by pressing/holding the Clean and R&B model buttons as your turn on the power. The Clean and R&B lights will flash back and forth to indicate that you have changed the Clean model into the Brit model. Q: Is there a list for suggested settings for the LD Studio110 or LD15 amplifier? A: No, there is no preset list for the LD 110 or LD15, but you can download the dowdown Preset Chart from the manuals section and experiment with the settings (taking note that there is no amp model or channel volume control) Lowdown Presets Q: Are there any video tutorials I can view to learn more about the Lowdown? A: Please see the Lowdown Movies in the product description page. Lowdown Movies Q: Is there an editing software that works with the Lowdown amplifier? A: No, there is no editing software for the Lowdown series as there is no way to connect the lowdown amplifier to your computer. Q: Is there a "manual mode" for a LD Studio110 or LD15 like on the other LD series amplifiers? A: No, there is no manual mode for the LD Studio110 for the LD15. Q: How do I change the tuner's reference frequency on the Lowdown? A: The Lowdown Tuner Reference Frequency cannot be changed - it's 440 all the way. Setup/Connections Q: Is there a direct out on the Lowdown 110 or LD 15 amplifier? A: Yes, there are balanced line level XLR and unbalanced 1/4" outputs on the Lowdown 110, both of which output processed tone. The LD-15 has an unbalanced ¼” output which will output processed tone (which doubles as a headphone output). The XLR output of the Studio 110 is not affected by the output volume of the amplifier, and will send a cabinet simulated tone to your mixing console. The unbalanced ¼” output of the Studio 110 and LD15 is affected by the master volume setting, so keep this in mind when using this as a direct recording connection. Q: What if I do not want the cabinet tone but rather a unaffected tone (like a DI Box to go to the PA?) A: If you desire an unaffected bass tone in addition to the cabinet simulated tone, you will want to go into a DI box and send the DI signal to the mixing console. Be sure to have the instrument output of the DI go into the instrument input of the Lowdown amplifier to get sound from the Lowdown. Q: Can I use a Line 6 controller with the Lowdown Studio 110 or the LD15? A: No, there is no CAT-5 jack on the Studio 110 or the LD15 for a Line 6 controller. Q: Does the Lowdown Studio 110 or the LD15 have an effects loop? A: No, neither the Lowdown Studio 110 or the LD15 has an effects loop. Q: Can I connect an external pre-amp (i.e. Line 6 POD unit) to the Lowdown Studio 110 or the LD15? A: Yes, an external preamp can be connected to the instrument input of the Lowdown, be sure to send an instrument level signal rather than a line level signal to avoid clipping and/or damage to the Lowdown. An external pre-amp can also be run into the MP3 input jack, which would relegate the Lowdown amplifier to a “powered speaker”. Q: Can I connect an external cabinet to a Lowdown Studio 110 or the LD15? A: No, there are no external speaker connections on the Lowdown combo series Studio 110 or the LD15 Specifications Q: What's the rated wattage output and speaker size of the Lowdown Studio 110 and the LD15?? LD15: 15 watts/ (1) 8” speaker Studio 110: 75 watts/ (1) 10” speaker Registration and Warranty Information Q: What is the warranty on the Lowdown Series? A: the warranty on the Lowdown series is twelve months from the date of purchase. Q: How do I register the Lowdown? http://line6.com/account/registergear/ Troubleshooting/Service Q: How do I perform a factory reset on the Lowdown? A: The reset procedure for a Lowdown amplifier is to hold the Clean button for 5 seconds while powering the amp. Q: My amp seems to be malfunctioning. What can I do as an end user? Line 6 Amp Trouble Shooting Q: I am noticing hiss in the headphones with the Lowdown Studio 110? A: This may not be an issue on all Lowdown Studio 110 amplifiers. Depending on what brand of headphones you are using, as well as what amp model/settings are up, you may or may not hear hiss. Individual preference will determine if the perceived signal/noise ratio is acceptable. Please DO NOT return your Lowdown Studio 110 for a replacement unit if you feel that this is an issue. Our service centers would be happy to fix this issue for you. Keep in mind; this fix requires that one of our technicians perform a custom modification to the headphone amplifier, which requires that we open up your amp. The reason that some users may hear hiss is due to the gain structure design of this amp and a couple of surface mount resisters need to be replaced. Customer Support is unable to guide you through the repair and only our authorized service centers can take care of this fix. NOTE: If a customer opens up their amp and attempts to alter their electronics in any way, they will void your manufacturer’s warranty on their Lowdown Studio 110. Also, keep in mind that the repair may take several weeks based on the specific service center’s turn around time. If the nearest service center is too far from your location, and you need to ship your unit to that service center, Line 6 WILL NOT cover the associated shipping costs If you are aware of the above information and you still wish to have your amp repaired, Line 6 will cover the costs of parts and labor. Please have your receipt ready before you contact a service center. If you cannot find your receipt, please talk to the dealer where the amp was purchased, and request a duplicate receipt. Q: Where can I get replacement knobs/speakers/logos for my Lowdown amplifier? Line 6 Store Q: Where can I download a Lowdown amplifier manual? Line 6 Manuals
  16. Q: What real life pedals are modeled on the DM4 Distortion Modeler? A: All of the pedals that are modeled are descibed in detail in the DM4 owners manual. You can view or download the owners manuals for all Line6 products at the Line6 website Q: What are the factory presets for the DM4? A: The factory presets for the DM4 are as follows: A: Line 6 Drive B: Line 6 Distortion C: Sub Octave Fuzz D: Jet Fuzz
  17. Tonecore Pedals You can set up any of the Line 6 Tonecore pedals the same way that you would any other stomp box. Plug your guitar into the input of the pedal and plug the output of the pedal into the next step in your chain, whether it be another pedal or an amp. If you are using many pedals, you may need to arrange the order to get the best sound, especially if you have boutique pedals with very high output or stereo effect pedals that require a stereo input/output (please see the information below regarding common effect chain setups). Once you have your pedal(s) setup, give it some power either from the Line 6 DC-1 adapter or a 9 volt battery, stomp on it to turn it on, and ROCK OUT!!! Note: All Line 6 Tonecore pedals are designed for instrument level input, but have no problem being placed between the guitar and the amplifier or in an amplifier's effect loop. Q: Are the ToneCore pedals "True Bypass" when I disengage the effect? A: No, the Tonecore pedal will still have the audio signal running through the processor, but you will not hear the effect. Common Effect Chain Order: Pedals are often set up in the following categories from the guitar input to the amp: Dynamic control: Constrictor (compressor) Filter control: Otto Filter, FM-4 Overdrive/Distortion: Crunchtone, Dr. Distorto, Uber Metal, DM-4 Modulation: Liqua-Flange (Flanger), Space Chorus, Tap Tremolo, Roto Machine, MM-4 Time based: Echo Park (Delay), DL-4, Verbzilla (Reverb) Please remember that this is only a guide, and many players will vary this setup order depending on personal preferences. You can find more information on effect pedal chains at http://www.harmonycentral.com/articles. Other tips for getting a better tone: - Use the highest quality cables you can afford - Use the shortest cable lengths possible between units - Confirm that all of your power needs are coming from the same source (to avoid ground loops) Q: Is there any way to combine sounds on a Line 6 Stompbox or Tonecore? For example, what if I want some chorus and tremolo at the same time? A: The Line 6 pedals are designed to play a single effect model at a time. Due to the high processing demands of modulation circuits, having the option of using more than one of the effects at time would have compromised the processing power dedicated to each effect and would have resulted in lower quality sound. Q: How can I do a factory reset on my Stomp Box Modeling Pedal? A: Have the power supply connected and press & hold A & D ('Tap' on the DL-4) button while plugging in your guitar to the left mono input. Q: Are the Four-Button Stomp Box Modeling pedals True Bypass" when I disengage the effect? A: The Four-Button Stomp Box Modeling pedals are "true bypass", meaning that the audio signal is sent directly from the input jack to the output jack. You can disable the "True Bypass" by holding the first and the third buttons (from the left) when powering the unit (inputing instrument cable into the left Mono input) to hear the effect after the effect is disengaged (i.e. trailing delays). Q: When I activate a channel on my Stompbox Modeler, I get the same sound no matter which model I have selected on the dial. A: Line 6 Stompbox Modelers use a combination of "live" controls and stored settings so it can be a little confusing a first. When you press one of the preset buttons, you are recalling the stored sound saved in that location regardless of where the model select knob is positioned. When you rotate the model select knob, you switch to that model and the associated control positions for it are recalled. The rest of the controls become active as you adjust them. Once you have a sound you like be sure to save it to one of the channels because once you switch to another channel, it's gone. Q: I am noticing a volume boost/loss when I engage my Four button modeling pedal. Why is this? A: The "True Bypass" mode will not have any noticeable effect on the signal path, so there will be very little change in overall volume when the pedal is disengaged. If the pedal is engaged at all time (i.e. allowing trailing delays) you may notice a slight increase in volume as the pedal is always active. These type of volume effects can be minimized by using the previous tone tips recommended and/or using a looping system (i.e. Voodoo Lab's Pedal Switcher or GCX) for larger pedal configurations. Q: How should I power my Line 6 Pedals? A: We recommend using the Line 6 DC-1 for the Tonecore pedals, PX-2 AC Power Supply for the 4-button stompboxes, or the Voodoo Lab Pedal Power units for powering pedals. The Pedal Power 2 Plus can power up to 6 Tonecore pedals and two Modeling pedals at once, and the Voodoo Lab Pedal Power AC can power up to 4 Modeling pedals. Other power supplies may not deliver consistent voltage and are not supported by Line 6. Q: What are the specifications for Line 6 power supplies? A: Power Supply F.A.Q. Q: Can I run my Line 6 Modelling pedal in a parallel or series FX loop? A: Line 6 does not support the use of any Line 6 Four Button modeling pedal in an effect loop as the Line 6 Modeling pedals are designed for instrument level (guitar/bass output) to be inserted between the instrument and the amplifier. The signal strength of a line level signal (i.e. an effect loop) can cause the input buffers to fail. Q: What if I have a level control on my FX Loop? A: It is up to the player to determine how to set the effect loop level according to personal taste, but Line 6 does not recommend placing any Line 6 Four Button modeling pedal in an effect loop. The send would need to be reduced to approximate a guitar level signal (i.e., -22db, 1.5v pp max, etc). The problem with this is that you rely on the modeling pedal for make up gain, which if you tailored the input would result in higher noise floor. If a loop is the only desirable way to connect a Line 6 Modeling pedal, you will need a -22db pad on the front end and a +20db buffer on the output to make up the gain. Q: Can I run a tuner out of an unused output of a Line 6 pedal? A: There is no technical reason why this would not work, although some users have noticed noise in their system when this is done. Q: Are the Stompbox Modelers MIDI compatible? Are they able to exchange patches and/or other information with the POD and other Line 6 products? A: In order for two digital devices to communicate with one another, i.e. exchange patches and/or other MIDI information, they must both have MIDI In and Out capabilities. The "Stomp Box Modelers" do not feature MIDI compatibility; thus they are unable to communicate with other MIDI devices.
  18. Line6Tony

    ToneCore Pedals FAQ

    Q: What are ToneCore pedals?A: ToneCore pedals are the line of modeling stompboxes from Line 6. Each of the pedals in the Tone Core line include superior Line 6 tone and features, rugged die-cast construction, dual-action switching (tap tempo), and 9 Volt operation (or optional power supply). Q: Are ToneCore pedals "true bypass"? A: No. However, they use an FET style switching that removes the A/D converter from the audio when in Bypass. That being said, it is unlikely that you will notice any change in your tone as FET's are extremely quiet and very fast. Q: Are the ToneCore pedals buffered? A: Yes, all the Tonecore pedals are buffered. Q: Are the ToneCore pedals "true stereo"? Which models have stereo inputs/outputs? A: The following Tonecore pedals are true stereo (stereo inputs and outputs): The Tap Tremolo, Space Chorus, and Echo park. Q: What kind of connections do the ToneCore pedals utilize? A: All ToneCore pedals have unbalanced input and output jacks. Q: Does the delay have a looper?A: No. If you need looping controls and more elaborate delay features, the Line 6 DL4 sets the standard with 14 seconds of loop time, half-speed, and loop reverse. Q: How does the tap tempo work on the various pedals? A: ToneCore pedals feature a unique 2-IN-1 step footswitch used setting the tempo for time-based effects. 1) On all effects, step firmly on the footswitch to turn the effect On and Off. 2) On the effects like delay or tremolo, tap lightly on the footswitch a couple times to set the effect tempo. Q: Will the mono dock tap feature work with stereo modules? A: Yes, the tap feature will work the same in either a mono or stereo dock. Q: How do I power my ToneCore unit? A: The Line 6 DC-1 will power one unit at a time, or you can use a standard 9v battery that tests at 9 volts or higher. Avoid using the Line 6 PX-2 power supply (used with the POD series units), as it can damage your Tonecore unit. The DC-1 can be purchased directly from the Line 6 Store. Q: Can I daisy chain Tone Core pedals on a power supply?A: No, you will want to use isolated power supplies for each ToneCore. The Pedal Power 2 Plus can power up to 6 Tonecore pedals and two Modeling pedals at once. Q: What's the difference between these and the big stomp box modelers? A: The new ToneCores are standard, single button sized stompboxes with no preset programmability, while the four button modelers have presets that can be programmed. Q: Are these models based on vintage pedal effects or are they original? A: Some models are totally new and others were developed using modified versions of Line 6's effects library. Q: Can I run my Line 6 Tonecore pedal at line level either in an effect loop or between a keyboard and an amplifier? A: Yes, you should have no problems running a Tonecore pedal at line level either in an effect loop or between a keyboard and an amplifier. Q: How do I change the battery in my Tonecore pedal? A: Press firmly on both sides of the metal buttons (at the same time) where the pedal presses down. This will disengage the locking mechanism and you will be able to access the battery chamber underneath the pedal section of the Tonecore. Q: How do I get the pedal effect to turn off? A: Due to the unique 2-IN-1 step footswitch used to set the tempo for time-based effects, you need to push hard to engage/disengage the effect. You will hear/feel an audible "click" when the effect is activated/deactivated. Q: My dock was damaged but the module is fine. How can I replace it? A: The mono dock is the only replaceable part left for this product, and can be purchased directly from the Line 6 Store. Q: What are the setting for the pedals in the demonstrations? A: Unfortunately we have no record of the settings used for the demonstrations. Q: Do I need to have my Line 6 amplifier on a specific setting if I am going to utilize a Line 6 effect pedal? A: There is no specific setting you should use, but you may want to modify the effects in your presets when doing your initial setup to hear exactly what you are working on. Q: I notice a latency when you max the mix knob on the Echo Park? A: The mix knob full on means that you will only have delay, and none of the original guitar signal. if you are running the pedal between your guitar and amplifier you will most likely want to have the mix position at 50% value or less. Q: Is the dry signal passed through as analog and then mixed with the digital wet signal, or is the entire signal converted to digital, manipulated and then converted back to analog? A: The audio signal does a "full conversion" of analog to digital processing, and then back to analog processing. Q: What is the input and output impedence of the Tonecore series? A: Input impedence: ~680-800 ohms, output impedence: ~1Kohm. Q: What size Allen wrench is used to change the effect module? A: 7/64" A.E.S.
  19. Line 6 no longer offers EPROM upgrades. Technology life cycle has made it not viable to buy the blank EPROMs through normal commercial channels any longer. We had small quantities of the EPROM for AXsys/AX2 Flextone II, POD Pro, Bass POD Pro, POD2 (original), and Bass POD to begin with, and we have run out completely. Q: What is a Line 6 EPROM Upgrade? A: An EPROM upgrade is a newer version of the firmware (flash memory) for a Line 6 unit that does not have USB capability to upgrade via the internet. Q: What are the latest versions of the Line 6 EPROM upgradeable units? A: The latest versions of EPROM are: POD: V2.3 The Pod 2.3 firmware upgrade includes recoded cabinet models as well as a few amp models. In addition, we added some test routines and addressed a minor bug or two. You should notice a little more detail, clarity, and presence in your tone because of these enhancements. The newer FBV version of the POD 2.0 will show 2.54 when checking EPROM, but these units are not upgradeable via EPROM chip. POD Pro: V1.3 Bass Pod: V1.5 Bass Pod Pro: V1.4 Flextone II: V2.4 Flextone II HD: V1.3 Q: How do I find the current version of the POD EPROM? A: To find the current version of software installed in your POD, press and hold the MANUAL button while turning on the POD. The display will first read "POD" and then the software version will follow. Continue to hold the button until the preset shows up and you will be sure to see the complete version. Upon normal power up, it will only show version 2.0. Q: How can I check the version of software on a Flextone II or III? A: Hold down the C button as you power up. The D channel will flash and then the SAVE channel will flash. The number of D flashes = X The number of Save flashes = .X So if the D flashes twice and the SAVE button flashes twice, your version is 2.2. Q: Is there a way to upgrade a POD to a Bass POD ("BOD") or Vice versa? A: Unfortunately, there is no upgrade path between the Pod and Bass Pod. Q: How do I install a new EPROM upgrade chip in the POD/POD 2.0? A: To install the Pod EPROM, take the four screws out of the back of the pod to expose the main PC board, it would be the largest chip on the board. Remove the chip with a flat screwdriver and replace with the new one. There is a notch on the socket on the PC board, line up the notch on the chip with the notch on the socket. For more information on Firmware and EPROM please use the following links. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EPROM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmware
  20. Q: Is the Variax a MIDI guitar? A: No, the Variax is a real guitar, and the guitar does not send MIDI signals. All of the sounds available in the Variax start with the actual string vibrations of the Variax itself. Our proprietary modeling process shapes the raw string signal to replicate the sounds of the modeled instruments. Q: What type of cable can I use with the Variax? A: In order to use the supplied XPS-DI direct box/power supply to deliver power to the Variax, you will need to use the supplied 1/4-inch TRS cable or equivalent. If you use the internal batteries as your power supply, any mono 1/4-inch cable will work. Q: How do I know when it is time to change the batteries? A: When the batteries have lost their charge the indicator light will continuously flash, and the audio may become distorted or intermittent. Q: Can I use rechargeable batteries in my Variax? A: Yes, although rechargeable NiCad batteries will not last as long as alkalines, as they deliver substantially less current. Rechargeable alkaline batteries would be a longer lasting choice. Q: How long will batteries last? A: The average life of a set of 6 alkaline AA batteries should be approximately 12-14 hours. So-called 'Heavy Duty' (carbon) batteries will usually last less time. The 9-volt battery should only be used as an emergency power supply and will last approximately 1-2 hours. To help insure the longest possible battery life, be sure to unplug the 1/4 inch jack when not in use. Q: How is the Variax different from the Roland VG-8 or VG-88? A: The Variax is self-contained; all of the sounds come from inside the guitar itself. The models were specifically developed for the body resonance and transducer of the Variax for the highest possible accuracy of modeling. The VG-8/88 is an external processor that is connected to a guitar via a separate hex pickup. With the VG system, variations in tone may occur due to the guitar the pickup is attached to, and the specific placement of the pickup. The VG-8 includes basic amp modeling and effects in addition to its guitar modeling functions. With the Variax, we concentrate on the guitar characteristics only and can deliver a much higher degree of accuracy and detail. Q: Where is the Variax made? A: The Variax was designed entirely by Line 6, by experienced luthiers, engineers, and industrial designers. The Variax was originally manufactured in Korea but now is manufactured in Indonesia and China and assembled in the U.S. Our Variax guitars are made world-class facilities with the latest computer-controlled manufacturing equipment. The manufacturer prefers to remain nameless because of its relationships with other guitar companies, but they are building the guitars to Line 6's specifications. Q: Can the Variax be run through any manufacturers' effects devices? A: Yes, the Variax will work with any manufacturers' effect devices. Batteries in the Guitar will allow you to connect to Line6 and third party effects processors and wireless systems. Q: Can the Variax be used with a wireless system? My wireless transmitter does not have a TRS plug, will it still work? A: As long as you are powering the Variax with batteries, you can use a wireless like you would on a regular guitar. The TRS cable is only needed when you are using the power supply. Q: Does the Variax work with only Line 6 amps? A: The Variax works with any guitar amp from any manufacturer, but Line 6 amplifiers may have special proprietary connections for the Variax instrument. Q: Will the Ebow work on the Line 6 Variax? A: Yes, it will work fine but remember that it won't get loud over the magentic pickup because it is a piezo pickup. Q: Can I feed two amps from the jack of my Variax guitar using batteries and a y-splitter cable? A: No, the Variax jack is not a "real" stereo jack. The Variax jack does use a TRS plug, but the "sleeve" portion of it is used to transmit power rather than audio. The TRS cable is not required if you are using batteries. Q: Is there a Variax Electric reference sheet available? A: Yes there is, although not an official Line 6 document. Your collegue Line 6 enthusiasts have created several documents that will give you an overview of the models inside your Variax. You can download and print them for your own use. Download it from Vettaville and scroll down the page for the different documents Q: Is it possible to produce feedback through an amp with the Variax? A: Yes. Since the sound from the Variax starts from the strings, blasting a lot of energy into the strings by standing in front of a loud amp will produce feedback. And since the Variax uses a piezo bridge instead of conventional magnetic pickups, you won't get microphonic squeals.
  21. Q: How do I use an EX-1 Expression Pedal with a Stomp Box Modeling Pedal? A: Power off your stomp box modeler by unplugging the left/mono input. Next, plug in your expression pedal and set the expression pedal to the full heel down position. Plug the left/mono input back in and dial up a sound you like. Now press the expression pedal forward to the toe down position, and set one of more of your knobs to another setting. Rock back and forth on your expression pedal and you'll hear your sound blend between the two sound settings you just made. Store this sound into one of your pedals memories and the toe down and heel settings will be saved as well. Example of EX-1 connected to a DL4 Modeling Pedal: - Move EX-1 to heel down, adjust the delay settings on DL4. - Then move the expression pedal to toe. - Now change only the parameters that you want to be affected. - Heel to toe sweeps between those two settings. Q: Do I need to reprogram my changes with the EX-1 every time I plug the pedal in? A: You do not need to restart your effect unit everytime you want to reset the expression pedal. Your expression pedal settings will remain the way you set them up regardless of effect knob settings. Your expression pedal settings can be saved to the effects parameters saved by the footswitches. Q: Can I use one EX-1 Expression Pedal to control two modeling (4x4) pedals? A: There are a couple ways to approach running two modeling pedals with a single EX-1. Both methods require modification (as the ohm resistance will be cut in half): - Replace the 10k pot in the EX-1 with a 5k pot, and use a mono-split instrument cable to each modeling pedal. - Remove the second jack hole cover (labeled “output”) and install a second 1/4" mono jack here. Replace the existing mono 10K pot with a double-ganged or stereo 10K pot. Install the leads from each side of the pot to it's own dedicated output jack, then use one mono 1/4" cable per jack connected to each expression pedal input on the 4x4 pedal(s). Q: How can I get replacement stickers for my Stomp Box Modeling pedal? A: The stickers for the MM4 and DL4 are attached to this document for download and printing.
  22. Q: How do I perform a Factory Reset on my Variax Acoustic? Variax Acoustic 700 Hard reset: See the following link: Variax Reflash and Software update F.A.Q. Variax Acoustic 700 - Soft Reset Start with unit off (TRS cable and/or Variax Digital cable unplugged from guitar). Rotate the model selector to the SITAR position.Press and hold model selector (as in Save routine) while inserting TRS cable or Variax Digital cable to power up the unit and perform reset. Variax Acoustic 300 (Steel String and Nylon) These instruments do not have a reset function. The presets are simply a variety of settings that the user can overwrite. In other words, the user cannot lose anything, except for the original settings that are provided as examples/starting points. Q: Can I use the XPS power supply from a Variax electric guitar or bass to power my Variax Acoustic? A: Yes, you can power the Variax Acoustic with the XPS power supplies from the other Variax electric guitars and vice versa. Q: What is 'neck scale'? A: Neck scale is the distance from the bridge to the nut. All Variax electric guitars have a scale of 25.5" Q: How can I adjust the intonation on my Variax acoustic? A: There is no way to easily adjust the intonation on the Variax acoustic guitar. Different string gauges can effect intonation, so try using a different string gauge if you are having intonation issues. Q: How can I raise the action on my Variax 300 acoustic (nylon or steel) guitar a the bridge? A: If you need to raise the action on your Variax acoustic 300, you will want to shim the bridge underneath the single piezo strip. If you do not feel confident doing this procedure yourself, please have an authorized Line 6 Service Center perform the procedure. Q: What are the default alternate tunings on the Variax Acoustic 700? A: The PDF file attached to this answer provides a nice little grid of all the default tuning modes for the standard Variax Acoustic 700 models. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your system, you can get it from the Adobe Website by clicking on the "Get Adobe Reader" link in the lower right hand corner of the webpage. Q: Can I load Electric tones on my Variax Acoustic? A: No. Because of differences between the architecture of the Variax Electric and Variax Acoustic guitars this is not possible. Please be aware that there are acoustic guitar tones available on the Variax electric models if you want to have acoustic and electric sounds on a single guitar. Q: What size allen wrenches are used on the Variax acoustic guitars? saddle height adjustment: 1.5mm Truss Rod: 4mm Q: What gauge of Phosphorus Bronze D'Addario strings are on the Variax Steel String Acoustic guitars? E:12 (high) B:16 G:24 D:32 A:42 E:52 (low) Q: What strings come with the Variax 300 Nylon acoustic? A: D'Addario ProArte Hard Tension strings Q: What is the hole diameter for the tuning gears? A: The Variax guitars accept the standard 10mm (13/32nd") tuning gear. Q: What happens if I use different brand or gauge strings on my variax bass or guitar? A: The results will be the same as changing string type or gauge on an analog bass or guitar. The Variax guitars are no different than most other guitars regarding setup and maintenance; the may need to be set up for different gauges play correctly, or seasonally to counteract climate changes. The Variax will accept any common string gauge for that instrument type. Q: Can I put nylon strings on a steel string instrument (and vice-versa)? A: You will have numerous mechanical issues if you restring a guitar with meant for one style of guitar with the other. Nylon strings tend to be thicker so they may not thread through the nut and/or tuning gear very easily. Nylon string will have at least 30 lbs less tension on the neck, so the truss rod may not be able correct for the correct tension, and may not be able to return to correct tension if/when the guitar is restrung with steel strings. Steel string installed on a nylon string guitar can crack the body/neck as it was never meant to take the tension increase of steel strings. Q: Where can I get replacement bridge pins for my Variax acoustic guitar? A: The bridge pins used on the Variax acoustic guitars are the same as any other bridge pin available from your local Line 6 dealer. Q: Do the Variax guitars have a low or high output impedance? A: All Variax guitars are low impedance, and should be treated like they are active instruments. Q: What kind of finish is used on the Variax? A: All Variax instruments use a polyester (yes, polyester) finish. Q: What type of glue is used in the hardware? A: Hide (i.e. horse) glue Here is a document with a list of the Acoustic 700 presets with Pitch settings: acoustic700pitchpreset.tmp.pdf
  23. Application Q: What are the presets on my HD147 amplifier? A: The HD147 user presets are available from the manual download section. Q: What editing software works with the HD147? A: Line 6 Edit, which is a free download at www.line6.com/software. Q: How can I control my HD147 via MIDI? A: Please check the Appendix C on your Pilot's Handbook, you will have a list of MIDI program changes and their relation with the HD147 channels. So channel 1A would recall program 1 on your MIDI device. You can either overwrite program 1 on your device with the effects you want to use with channel 1A or you can go to the preset you want to use and internally reassign that preset to MIDI program 1 (if your device offer that option). You can also set the Expression pedal on a MIDI controller to the MIDI CC# you wish to control - for example if you want to control the Delay Mix with it set the CC# to 34. Please see the bottom of this document to download the HD147 manual. Setup/Connections Q: Is there a direct out on the HD147? A: There are stereo XLR outputs on the back of the unit to route the cabinet modeling directly to a PA or mixing console. Q: Which Line 6 floor controller(s) can I use with the HD147? A: We recommend the Line 6 FBV Shortboard , but any of the FBV series controllers will control the HD147. Q: Does the HD147 have an effects loop? A: Yes, the HD147 has a stereo unbalanced effect loop. Q: What is an effect loop used for? A: An effect loop is used for “line-level” input and output level devices. Many rack mount effect units are line level units, while most guitar effects are “instrument level” units meant to be run between the instrument and the amplifier. Q: Can I connect an external pre-amp (i.e. Line 6 POD unit) to the HD147? A: You can connect an external preamp into the or the effects loop return of the HD147. Be sure to use a ¼” dummy jack in the instrument input to send the head output to the speakers. Q: How should I connect my speaker cabinet(s) to the HD147? A:Please see the following document more more information on connecting cabinets to your HD147. Cabinet Connection and Ohm F.A.Q. Specifications Q: What's the rated wattage of my HD-147? A: The HD-147 is rated at 150w/channel RMS. 147 decibels is the level of loudness at which your head explodes. What we're trying to say is that this puppy is loud. Q: How many watts are my two 16 ohm cabs going to pull per side with my HD-147? A: A solid state amp without an impedance switch puts out more power with a lower speaker load. However, we do have an impedance switch in the back of the amp. The purpose of the switch is to make sure the amp puts out the same amount of power as long as it sees the correct load. So for your set up, you would plug one cab into one of the RIGHT jacks and the other into one the LEFT jack. Set the impedance switch to 16 ohms. Your amp should put out 150 watts per side. Registration/Warranty Q: What is the warranty on the HD147? A: the warranty on the HD147 is twelve months from the date of purchase. Q: How can I register my HD147? A: Registration Troubleshooting/Service Q: How do I perform a factory reset on my HD147? A: The reset for a HD147 is to hold the A and D Buttons while powering the amp. Q: My amp seems to be malfunctioning. What can I do as an end user? Line 6 Amp Trouble Shooting Q: Where can I get replacement knobs/speakers/logos for my HD147 amp? A: Line 6 Store Q: Where can I download a HD147 manual? A: Line 6 Manuals
  24. Francais Deutsch Q: What is Line 6 Edit? A: Line 6 Edit is a free software application from Line 6 that provides complete editor/librarian features for the following products: POD XT/XTLive/Pro Bass POD XT/XTLive/Pro Vetta II Combo/Head Flextone II/III HD 147 POD 2.0/Pro Note: Vetta II Combo/Head, HD 147, Flextone II/III, POD 2.0/Pro users will need a MIDI interface and cables to use it. We recommend the M-Audio MIDIsport Uno if you do not already have a MIDI to USB device. We recommend installing the MIDI interface drivers directly from the manufacturer's website to ensure you have the latest drivers for your OS. Midisport Uno IMPORTANT: Line 6 Edit is a Java based application, and will run on Macintosh OS X (10.1x-10.5.x) and any Windows OS that can run any version of Java 5 (the latest update is 21). Be aware that using an earlier version of Line 6 Edit will not launch if ANY Java Runtime 6 Environment components are installed. LINE 6 EDIT is available for download here: Software Downloads Line 6 Edit software even translates tones between selected products:[/font][/size] Vetta II will be able to use GuitarPort, PODxt, Flextone III, HD 147 or POD 2.0 Tones. Flextone III and HD 147 will be able to use GuitarPort, PODxt or POD 2.0 Tones. PODxt units will be able to use Flextone III, HD 147, POD 2.0 and, of course, GuitarPort Tones. Q: I'm getting an error message saying "Cannot copy to POD XT Live because it is a POD 2.0 tone". A: The way around this is to use Gearbox (free download from http://line6.com/software/) to open the tone once you transfer it from the POD Pro to the tone folder on your computer. With POD Pro connected, transfer all the tones you want to the tones folder on your computer using Edit. Disconnect POD Pro and connect POD XT. Open Gearbox. Open a POD Pro/2.0 tone in Gearbox. Save the tone to your computer in whatever location you want. Close Gearbox and open Edit Locate tone and transfer into POD XT via Sync button Q: I am getting a Java Error when I try to run Line 6 Edit? A: See the following link for resolution: Resolving Java Errors with Line 6 Edit and Workbench Q: How do I set up my Line 6 device using MIDI to connect with Line 6 Edit? 1) Please ensure that you have the interface's latest drivers installed on your computer. We recommend downloading the drivers directly from the manufacturer's website and installing the drivers BEFORE connecting your USB-MIDI interface. Consult the manufacturer's website for the correct installation and troubleshooting procedures to ensure your drivers are installed correctly. 2) Connect your Line 6 device to the MIDI Interface, making sure the cables are connected correctly. Traditional MIDI connections will have the Line 6 device MIDI IN to interface MIDI OUT, and the Line 6 device MIDI OUT to interface MIDI IN. The MIDIsport Uno will be labeled "to MIDI in" and "to MIDI out". 3) Turn your Line 6 device ON, then open Line 6 Edit. We will use a Vetta II head for these screen examples: 4) If your unit is not being recognized by your computer, select "configure": 5) In the MIDI devices window, select "add": 6) Under the MIDI in port, select your USB to MIDI device: 7) Under the MIDI out port, select your USB to MIDI device: 8) You can leave the device window in "auto detect" or choose the device you plan to use. Once this is completed, select "add": 9) When your device appears in the window, select "OK": 10) Once your device is selected, your computer will import the tones that are currently installed on your device. Do not change any settings or or turn your unit off during the information transfer: 11) Line 6 Edit will now display the tones and bundles currently installed on your computer on the left side of the window, while displaying the tones installed on the Line 6 unit on the right side of the computer. If you need help navigating the features of Line 6 Edit, select the help menu for assistance in connections, backing up your tones, and importing tones. Q: What is Customtone? A: Customtone features a gigantic Line 6-authored library filled with selected tones from the vast treasure trove of GuitarPort Online, including tones matched to many of the greatest classic and new guitarists, bands and songs. Customtone is also a great place to share your tones with other Line 6 end users. You can access Customtone here: Customtone Q: I Get an error message when trying to access the Online Library through Line 6 Edit? A: This is a bug in the Line 6 Edit software that has not been resolved. Please visit the link above to connect to the Customtone website. Line 6 Edit: F.A.Q. Was ist Line 6 Edit? Line 6 Edit ist eine gratis Software von Line 6, die vollständige Bearbeitungs- und Bibliotheksmermale für die folgenden Produkte bietet: POD XT/XTLive/Pro Bass POD XT/XTLive/Pro Vetta II Combo/Head Flextone II/III HD 147 POD 2.0/Pro Achtung, Benutzer des Vetta II Combe/Head, HD 147, Flextone II/III, POD 2.0/Pro brauchen eine MIDI Schnittstelle und Kabel um dieses zu benutzen. Wir empfehlen das M-Audio MIDIsport Uno, sofern Sie noch keinen USB-MIDI Adapter haben. Wir empfehlen außerdem, die Treiber immer von der Webseite des Herstellers zu installieren, so haben Sie immer die neusten Treiber für Ihr Betriebssytsem. Midisport Uno Achtung, Line 6 Edit ist ein auf Java basierendes Programm und wird auf allen Mac OS X (10.1x – 10.5.x) und Windows Betriebssystemen, die Java Version 5 installiert haben (Die neuste Version ist 25) laufen. Achtung, eine frühere Version von Line 6 Edit wird nicht funktionieren wenn Java Runtime 6 Environment Komponenten installiert sind. Line 6 Edit können Sie hier herunterladen. Line 6 Edit kann sogar Töne zwischen verschiedenen Geräten übertragen: Vetta II kann die Töne von GuitarPort, PODxt, Flextone III, HD 147 or POD 2.0 benutzen. Flextone III und HD 147 können die Töne von GuitarPort, PODxt or POD 2.0 benutzen. PODxt können die Töne von Flextone III, HD 147, POD 2.0 und GuitarPort benutzen. Ich bekomme die Fehlermeldung: "Cannot copy to POD XT Live because it is a POD 2.0 tone" Zur Problemlösung brauchen Sie Gearbox (gratis download auf http://line6.com/software/) um die Töne zu öffnen nachdem Sie sie vom POD Pro in den Tones Ordner auf Ihrem Computer kopiert haben. Schließen Sie das POD Pro an. Kopieren Sie all Töne, die Sie benutzen wollen, in den Tones Ordner auf Ihrem Computer anhand von Edit. Trennen Sie nun das POD Pro vom Computer und schließen Sie das POD XT an. Öffnen Sie Gearbox. Öffnen Sie einen POD Pro/2.0 Ton in Gearbox. Speichern Sie den Ton dann auf Ihrem Computer ab. Schließen Sie Gearbox und starten Sie Edit. Suchen Sie den Ton und übertragen Sie ihn auf das POD xt via Sync Knopf. Ich bekomme einen Java Fehler wenn ich Line 6 Edit starte. Benutzen Sie zur Problemlösung folgenden Link: Java Errors with Line 6 Edit and Workbench on Windows Operating Systems Wie konfiguriere ich mein Line 6 Gerät um es via MIDI mit Line 6 Edit zu verbinden? Als erstes sollten Sie überprüfen ob Sie die neuste Version des Treibers der Schnittstelle installiert haben. Wir empfehlen, dass Sie diesen direkt von der Webseite des Herstellers herunterladen und installieren, BEVOR Sie die MIDI-USB Schnittstelle anschließen. Konsultieren Sie die Webseite des Herstellers für die korrekte Installation und Fehlerbehebungen. Verbinden Sie Ihr Line 6 Gerät mit Ihrer MIDI Schnittstelle. Achten Sie darauf, dass die Kabel korrekt eingesteckt sind. Bei standardmäßigen MIDI Schnittstellen muss der MIDI Eingang des Line 6 Gerätes an den MIDI Ausgang des MIDI Gerätes gesteckt werden und der MIDI Ausgang des Line 6 Gerätes and den MIDI Eingang des MIDI Gerätes. Starten Sie Ihr Line 6 Gerät und öffnen Sie Line 6 Edit. Wir benutzen für dieses Beispiel das Vetta II Head: Sollte Ihr Gerät nicht vom Computer erkannt werden, klicken Sie "Configure": Im MIDI Auswahlfenster klicken Sie "Add": Unter MIDI In Port wählen Sie Ihr USB-MIDI Gerät: Unter MIDI Out Port wählen Sie Ihr MIDI-USB Gerät: Das "Device" Menu können Sie dann auf "auto detect" stehen lassen oder das Gerät aussuchen, welches Sie benutzen wollen. Danach klicken Sie auf "Add": Wenn Ihr Gerät dann auftaucht, wählen Sie es aus und klicken Sie "OK": Dann wird Ihr Computer die Töne des Gerätes importieren, die momentan auf dem Gerät installiert sind. Ändern Sie während des Transfers keine Einstellungen und schalten Sie das Gerät nicht ab. Line 6 Edit wird Ihnen nun die Töne und Pakete, die auf Ihrem Compuer installiert sind, links anzeigen und die Töne, die auf Ihrem Line 6 Gerät installiert sind, rechts. Wenn Sie hier Hilfe benötigen klicken Sie bitte das Hilfe Menu an um Hilfestellungen bezüglich Verbindungen, Backup und Import zu bekommen. Was ist Customtone? Customtone ist eine gigantische Bibliothek gefüllt mit ausgewählten Tönen der riesigen GuitarPort Online Liste. Sie enthält viele der größten Klassiker und auch neue Gitarren, Bands und Songs. Customtone ist außderdem ein toller Platz um Töne mit anderen Line 6 Benutzern austauschen zu können. Customtone Ich bekomme eine Fehlermeldung wenn ich versuche auf die Online Bibliothek ("Online Library") via Line 6 Edit zuzugreifen. Dies ist ein Fehler in der Line 6 Edit Software und ist bis jetzt noch nicht behoben worden. Bitte besuchen Sie Customtone über den oben genannten Link anstatt über die Software. F.A.Q.: Line 6 Edit Qu'est-ce que c'est, Line 6 Edit? Line 6 Edit est le logiciel gratuit de Line 6 qui fournisse des fonctionnalités complètes d'édition et bibliothèque pour les produits suivants: POD XT/XTLive/Pro Bass POD XT/XTLive/Pro Vetta II Combo/Head Flextone II/III HD 147 POD 2.0/Pro Attention, les utilisateurs Vetta II Combo/Head, HD 147, Flextone II/III, POD 2.0/Pro ont besoin d'une interface MIDI et câbles pour l'utilisation. Nous recommandons me M-Audio MIDIsport Uno si vous n'avez pas encore une interface MIDI-USB. Nous recommandons d'installer les pilotes d'interface directement du site web du fabricant pour avoir la dernière version pour votre système d'exploitation. Midisport Uno Important: Line 6 Edit est un logiciel basé sur Java et fonctionne sur Mac OS X (10.1x-10.5.x) et tous les systèmes d'exploitation Windows qui peuvent exécuter Java 5 (La dernière version sera 25). Les versions anciennes de Line 6 Edit ne fonctionnent pas si Java Runtime 6 Environment est installé. Line 6 Edit est disponible: Téléchargements de logiciels. Line 6 Edit peut transférer des tons entre ces produits: Vetta II peut utiliser des sons de GuitarPort, PODxt, Flextone III, HD 147 ou POD 2.0. Flextone II et HD 147 peuvent utiliser des tons de GuitarPort, PODxt et POD 2.0. PODxt peut utiliser les sons de Flextone III, HD 147, POD 2.0 et GuitarPort. Je reçois le message "Cannot copy to POD XT Live because it is a POD 2.0 tone". Pour résoudre ce problème, vous devez utiliser Gearbox (Téléchargement gratuit de http://fr.line6.com/software/) pour ouvrir le son si vous l'avez transféré du POD Pro au dossier des sons sur votre ordinateur. Si POD Pro est connecté, transférez tous les sons, que vous voulez, au dossier des sons sur votre ordinateur en utilisant Edit. Déconnectez POD Pro et connectez POD XT. Ouvrez Gearbox. Ouvrez un ton POD Pro/2.0 en Gearbox. Enregistrez le son sur votre ordinateur. Fermez Gearbox et ouvrez Edit. Localisez le son et transférez-le sur votre POD XT via le bouton Sync. Je reçois une erreur Java si j'essaye de lancer Line 6 Edit. Veuillez utiliser le lien suivant pour résoudre ce problème: Java Errors with Line 6 Edit and Workbench on Windows Operating Systems Comment est-ce que je peux configurer mes appareils Line 6 MIDI pour l'utilisation avec Line 6 Edit? Installez les dernières pilotes de l'interface sur votre ordinateur. Nous recommandons de les télécharger directement du site web du fabricant et les installer AVANT que vous connectez l'interface USB-MIDI. Consultez le site web du fabricant pour l'installation correcte et pour résoudre des problèmes. Connectez votre appareil Line 6 à l'interface MIDI. Les câbles doivent être connectés correctement. Les connexions MIDI traditionnels seront: appareil Line 6 MIDI IN à interface MIDI OUT et l'appareil Line 6 MIDI OUT à interface MIDI IN. Le MIDI sport Uno sera étiqueté "to MIDI on" et "to MIDI out". Allumez votre appareil Line 6 et ouvrez Line 6 Edit. Nous utilisons Vetta II Head pour cet exemple: Si l'appareil n'est pas reconnu par le système, cliquez "Configure". Dans la fenêtre des appareils MIDI, cliquez "Add". Sous "MIDI In Port", sélectez votre appareil USB-MIDI: Sous "MIDI Out Port", sélectez votre appareil USB-MIDI: Vous pouvez laisser le menu "Device" sur "Auto Detect" ou choisissez l'appareil vous voulez utiliser. Cliquez "Add". Si votre appareil apparait, sélectez le et cliquez "OK". Si l'ordinateur reconnait l'appareil, il importe les sons qui sont installés sur l'appareil. Ne changez rien out éteignez l'appareil pendant ce transfert des informations. Line 6 Edit vous montre les sons et paquets installés sur l'ordinateur sur le côté gauche de la fenêtre et les tons installés sur l'appareil sur le côté droite de la fenêtre. Si vous avez besoin d'aide avec la navigation, cliquez le menu d'aide pour les informations de la connexion, sauvegarde et import. Qu'est-ce que c'est, Customtone? Customtone figure une bibliothèque gigantesque des sons sélectés de l'immense liste de GuitarPort Online, cette liste inclus des sons des plus grands classiques mais aussi des nouvelles guitares, groupes et chansons. Customtone est aussi un endroit idéal pour partager vos tons avec autres utilisateurs Line 6. Customtone Je reçois un message erreur si j'essaye d'accéder la bibliothèque en ligne via Line 6 Edit. C'est un bug dans le logiciel Line 6 Edit qui n'a pas encore eu résous. Veuillez utiliser le lien au-dessus.
  25. Q: Can I reset the PODxt series units directly from the unit? A: No, you must re-install the flash memory on the PODxt device to reset the unit back to factory settings. Q: How do I reflash my PODxt unit? 1. Download and install the latest version of Line 6 Monkey from the following link: www.line6.com/software 2. Run the Line 6 Monkey program and log into Line 6 Monkey using your Line 6 user name and password. If this is the first time you have run Line 6 Monkey, you will not have driver software installed. Highlight the "Driver" item in the Updates window, and click the Update button on the right. Monkey will lead you through the installation process, which requires you to quit Monkey and possibly restart your machine. See the following link for more information on driver installation. 3: Make sure your PODxt unit is powered on and connected to your computer via a USB 2.0 connection. Monkey should automatically recognize your PODxt and complete the startup sequence. See the following link for USB troubleshooting tips if Line 6 Monkey does not recognize your PODxt unit. 4. On the Updates tab, look to see if your Flash Memory is up to date. If it is out of date, you will see a yellow "yield" sign next to flash memory. If you need to update (or just want to reset the unit back to factory state for troubleshooting) select "Flash Memory" (it will highlight in blue) and click the "Update Selection/Reinstall Latest" button to the right. Monkey will lead you through the process. Monkey will give you an option to continue: Monkey will then ask if you want to keep your presets. If you do not want to keep the presets (or have already backed up your presets), select "no". Monkey will now update your unit after you select "yes". Be sure to close all other applications and heed the warnings. You will see the progress bar writing the flash to your unit Restart your POD XT unit by powering the unit off, then back on. When the update is complete you will receive a message stating it installed sucessfully. Check out our Walkthrough Video: ***NOTE: If a Variax guitar is connected to the PODxt via VDI connection during the flash memory update for the POD, DO NOT DISCONNECT the Variax guitar from the POD until the update process is completed: Q: How do I reflash in "safe mode"? A: Safe mode can be used when a unit cannot be reflashed using the normal reflash procedure. Hold the first of the four black soft buttons under the main LCD screen as you power on the PODxt. Then, follow the instructions above on how to re-install the flash memory.
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