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  1. Deutsche Version Version française Please go through the following checklist before updating the flash memory of your Variax guitar to ensure the update completes successfully: Ensure that the interface you are using to update the Variax with (Workbench Interface, PODxt Live/Pro, POD X3 Live/Pro, POD HD500/HD Pro, Vetta II) isNOT connected to the computer through a USB hub. Make sure to connect the interface into a USB port directly into the computer, especially into the back of a desktop. If problems persist, make sure to test all of the USB ports on the computer. Avoid plugging into USB ports found on keyboards, monitors, or laptop docks. [*]When using the Workbench Interface to update or edit the Variax guitar, ensure that a charged battery is in the guitar and a 1/4" TS mono cable is inserted into the guitar's output jack, or that the stereo TRS cable is plugged into the Variax providing power from the XPS power supply to power on the guitar. [*]On a James Tyler Variax guitar, ensure that the Volume knob on the guitar is NOT set to the '0' position as it will put the guitar into Power Save Mode. Make sure that the Volume knob is set higher than 0 when updating or editing the JTV guitar. [*]Please use the VDI Cable that comes with the JTV guitar when updating the flash memory on that guitar. Avoid using VDI or CAT5 cables longer than 10 ft. in length when updating any Variax guitar. [*]During the update, select 'NO' when asked if you would like to keep the presets on the guitar. Use the Workbench software to back up your guitar presets before updating if you would like to keep them. [*]Close out any other applications running on your computer before updating the Variax guitar. Q: How do I update or re-install the flash memory on my Variax Electric 300, 500, 600, 700, James Tyler Variax, and Shuriken guitars? A: These instruments can only be returned to factory reset by reinstalling the flash memory. You will need to connect your Variax to the workbench software using your Variax enabled hardware (i.e. Variax Hardware interface, POD XT/X3 Live, POD X3 Pro, VETTA with VDI, or POD HD500), then you will have to connect your interface to your computer via USB. Once the guitar and interface are connected to the computer, you will need to run Line 6 Monkey. See the following link for more information on connecting your device to your computer and installing Line 6 Monkey: Line 6 Monkey Installation and F.A.Q. USB Connectivity with Line 6 Devices Once you have Monkey installed and your computer is recognizing the connection, see the screen shots for the reflash procedure: 1) Once you run Line 6 Monkey, Monkey may ask you to register. If you do not wish to register (or have already registered) select "remind me later". 2) If you want to reinstall the factory presets (or update the firmware), select "Flash Memory" the select "Reinstall Latest" 3) Select "OK" to agree to the software license 4) Select "yes" or "no" If you want to keep the patches on the instrument 5) Select "Yes" to continue with the update. Do not disconnect the variax during the update. 6) Line 6 Monkey will reinitialize the device and update the flash memory. You can watch the progress on the blue bar on the right side of Monkey. 7) Once the update is complete you will need to select "OK" to continue. Variax Bass 700/705 Reflash Factory defaults must be restored one at a time. Select the Model you wish to normalize, the place the blend and two tone controls in the detent (center) position. Now press the Model select pot down until the indicator light stops flashing. The Model should now be restored to factory settings. Use this procedure for any model you want to restore to the factory setting. The Variax bass series can also be "reflashed" using the procedure for the Variax electric guitars described above. Anweisungen zu Reflash und Software Update der Variax Bitte folgen Sie dieser Checkliste bevor Sie die Flash Memory Firmware Ihrer Variax Gitarre aktualisieren um sicher zu stellen, dass ein Update erfolgreich installiert werden kann: Stellen Sie sicher, dass die Schnittstelle, welche Sie zum aktualisieren Ihrer JTV benutzen (Workbench Interface, PODxt Live/Pro, POD X3 Live/Pro, POD HD500/HD Pro, Vetta II) nicht per USB Hub an Ihren Computer angeschlossen ist. Stecken Sie die Schnittstelle hinten direkt in einen der USB Ports Ihres Computers. Wenn weiterhin Probleme bestehen sollten Sie alle USB Ports ausprobieren. Achtung, vermeiden Sie es, die Schnittstelle in einen USB Port einer Tastatur, eines Monitors oder eines Laptop-Docks zu stecken. [*]Wenn Sie das Workbench Interface benutzen, um Ihre JTV zu bearbeiten oder aktualisieren, stellen Sie sicher, dass die Batterie vollgeladen und ein 6.35mm TS Mono Kabel im Gitarren Ausgangs-Jack eingesteckt ist, um die Gitarre anzuschalten. [*]Der "Volume" Knopf darf nicht auf der "0" Position sein, da die Gitarre ansonsten in den Energiesparmodus geht. Der "Volume" Knopf muss also auf einer anderen Position sein als "0" um die Aktualisierung durchzuführen. [*]Bitte benutzen Sie das VDI Kabel, welches bei der Gitarre mitgeliefert wurde wenn Sie Flash Memory aktualisieren möchten. Benutzen Sie möglichste keine CAT 5 oder VDI Kabel, die länger als 3 Meter sind wenn Sie die James Tyler Variax aktualisieren. [*]Während der Aktualisierung klicken Sie "NO" wenn Sie gefragt werden ob Sie die Presets behalten möchten. Sie sollten die Presets, die Sie behalten wollen vor dem Update per Workbench Software sichern. [*]Schließen Sie alle unnötigen Programme bevor Sie die JTV Gitarre aktualisieren. Wie kann ich Flash Memory auf meiner Variax Electric 300, 500, 600, 700 oder James Tyler Variax Gitarre aktualisieren oder neuinstallieren? Diese Instrumente können ausschließlich per Neuinstallation von Flash Memory auf Ihre Werkseinstellungen zurückgesetzt werden. Dazu müssen Sie zuerst Ihre Variax via USB-Schnittstelle (Variax Hardware Interface, POD XT/X3 Live, POD X3 Pro, Vetta mit VDI oder POD HD500) mit Ihrem Computer verbinden. Wenn Gitarre und Schnittstelle dann an den Computer angeschlossen sind, starten Sie Line 6 Monkey. Klicken Sie für weitere Informationen über die Verbindung Ihrer Schnittstelle an den Computer auf die folgenden Links: Line 6 Monkey Installation and F.A.Q. USB Connectivity with Line 6 Devices Wenn Monkey installiert ist und Ihr Computer die Verbindung erkannt hat, folgen Sie den nachstehenden Anweisungen zum Reflash: 1. Wenn Monkey startet, Monkey fragt Sie vielleicht sich zu registrieren. Wenn Sie sich nicht registrieren wollen oder bereits registriert sind, klicken Sie "Remind me Later". 2. Wenn Sie die Werks-Presets neuinstallieren (bzw. die Firmware aktualisieren) wollen, wählen Sie "Flash Memory" aus und drücken Sie auf "Reinstall Latest". 3. Klicken Sie "OK" um der Software Lizenz zuzustimmen. 4. Klicken Sie "Ja" oder "Nein" jenachdem ob Sie die Patches auf Ihrem Instrument behalten wollen. 5. Klicken Sie "Ja" um das Update zu starten. Trennen Sie die Variax auf keinen Fall während der Aktualisierung vom Computer. 6. Line 6 Monkey wird nun das Gerät zurücksetzen und Flash Memory aktualisieren. Rechts können Sie an dem blauen Balken sehen, wie weit das Update ist. 7. Nach dem Update müssen Sie auf "OK" drücken. Variax Bass 700/705 Reflash: Bei diesen Gitarren müssen die Werkseinstellungen einzeln zurückgesetzt werden. Wählen Sie das Modell aus, welches Sie zurücksetzen wollen, den "Place", "Blend" und zwei Tonbedienungen der mittleren Position. Klicken Sie nun den Model Select Knopf nach unten bis das Anzeigelicht aufhört zu blinken. Das Modell sollte nun zurückgesetzt sein auf die Werkseinstellung. Benutzten Sie diesen Vorgang für jedes Modell, welches Sie auf Werkseinstellung wiederherstellen wollen. Die Variax Bass Serie kann außerdem "reflasht" werden indem man die Methode der Variax Electric Gitarren benutzt, wie oben beschrieben. Instructions du reflash et mise à jour Variax Suivez cette liste de contrôle avant de mettre à jour la firmware Flash Memory de votre guitare Variax pour être sûr qu'une mise à jour peut-être installé avec succès: Assurez-vous que l'interface pour connecter la guitare JTV à l'ordinateur (Workbench Interface, PODxt Live/Pro, POD X3 Live/Pro, POD HD500/HD Pro, Vetta II) n'est pas connectée à l'ordinateur via un hub USB. Connectez l'interface directement sur un port USB en arrière de l'ordinateur. Si vous avez des problèmes, essayez tous les ports USB de l'ordinateur. Évitez de brancher sur les ports USB sur les claviers, moniteurs ou stations d'accueil pour ordinateur portable. [*]Si vous utilisez l'interface Workbench pour mettre à jour la guitare, assurez-vous qu'une batterie chargée est dans la guitare et un câble TS mono 6.35mm est branché dans le jack de sortie de la guitare pour l'allumer. [*]Le bouton Volume ne doit pas être sur la position "0" parce que ca met la guitare dans le mode économie d'énergie. Mettez-le sur une autre position que "0". [*]Veuillez utiliser le câble VDI fourni avec la guitare JTV si vous mettez le Flash Memory (firmware de la guitare) à jour. Évitez d'utiliser des câbles CAT5/VDI plus long que 3 mètres pour la mise à jour. [*]Pendant la mise à jour, cliquez sur "NO" pour la question "keep presets on the guitar". Utilisez le logiciel Workbench pour sauvegarder vos presets avant que vous mettez la firmware à jour si vous les voulez garder. [*]Fermez tous les autres programmes inutiles avant que vous mettez la JTV à jour. Comment est-ce que je peux réinstaller ou mettre à jour le Flash Memory de ma guitare Variax Electric 300, 500, 600, 700 ou James Tyler Variax? Ces instruments peuvent seulement être réinitialisés sur les paramètres d'usine en réinstallant Flash Memory. Pour réinstaller Flash Memory, vous avez besoin de connecter votre guitare via interface (Variax Hardware Interface, POD XT/X3 Live, POD X3 Pro, Vetta avec VDI ou POD HD500) USB à votre ordinateur. Si guitare et interface sont connectées à l'ordinateur, démarrez Line 6 Monkey. Pour plus d'informations sur la connexion d'une interface à l'ordinateur, cliquez les liens ci-après: Line 6 Monkey Installation and F.A.Q. USB Connectivity with Line 6 Devices Si Monkey est installé et votre ordinateur a reconnu la connexion, suivez ces instructions pour un reflash: 1. Quand Monkey a lancé, le logiciel vous demande éventuellement à registrer, si vous ne voulez pas enregistrer ou vous êtes déjà enregistré, vous devez cliquer "Remind me Later". 2. Si vous voulez réinitialiser les presets d'usine (= mettre à jour le firmware) choisissez "Flash Memory" et cliquez "Reinstall Latest". 3. Cliquez "OK" si vous êtes d'accord avec la licence du logiciel. 4. Cliquez "Oui" ou "Non" si vous voulez ou voulez pas garder les Patches sur votre instrument. 5. Cliquez "Oui" pour lancer la mise à jour. Déconnectez votre guitare jamais pendant la mise à jour. 6. Line 6 Monkey réinitialise l'appareil et mets à jour la Flash Memory. À droite, vous pouvez voir la barre bleue pour voir le progrès. 7. Après la mise à jour, vous devez cliquer "OK". Reflash de la Variax Bass 700/705: Pour ces guitares, vous devez réinitialiser les paramètres d'usine individuellement. Choisissez le modèle, que vous voulez réinitialiser, le "Place", "Blend" et deux configurations de ton des positions en milieu. Cliquez sur le bouton "Model Select" jusqu'à ce que la lumière cesse de clignoter. Le modèle doit maintenant être réinitialisé. Répétez cette méthode pour les autres modèles que vous voulez réinitialiser. La série Variax Bass peut également être "reflashé" en utilisant la méthode des guitares Variax Electric, comme décrit au-dessus.
  2. Please go through the following checklist before updating the flash memory of your Variax guitar to ensure the update completes successfully: Ensure that the interface you are using to update the Variax with (Workbench Interface, PODxt Live/Pro, POD X3 Live/Pro, POD HD500/HD Pro, Vetta II) is NOT connected to the computer through a USB hub. Make sure to connect the interface into a USB port directly into the computer, especially into the back of a desktop. If problems persist, make sure to test all of the USB ports on the computer. Avoid plugging into USB ports found on keyboards, monitors, or laptop docks. [*]When using the Workbench Interface to update or edit the Variax guitar, ensure that a charged battery is in the guitar (JTV only) and a 1/4" TS mono cable is inserted into the guitar's output jack, or that the stereo TRS cable is plugged into the Variax providing power from the XPS power supply to power on the guitar. [*]On a James Tyler Variax guitar, ensure that the Volume knob on the guitar is NOT set to the '0' position as it will put the guitar into Power Save Mode. Make sure that the Volume knob is set higher than 0 when updating or editing the JTV guitar. [*]Please use the VDI Cable that comes with the JTV guitar when updating the flash memory on that guitar. Avoid using VDI or CAT5 cables longer than 10 ft. in length when updating any Variax guitar. [*]Close out any other applications running on your computer before updating the Variax guitar. Q: How do I update or re-install the flash memory on my Variax Electric 300, 500, 600, 700 and James Tyler Variax guitars? A: These instruments can only be returned to factory reset by reinstalling the flash memory. You will need to connect your Variax to the workbench software using your Variax enabled hardware (i.e. Variax Hardware interface, POD XT/X3 Live, POD X3 Pro, VETTA with VDI, or POD HD500), then you will have to connect your interface to your computer via USB. Once the guitar and interface are connected to the computer, you will need to run Line 6 Monkey. See the following link for more information on connecting your device to your computer and installing Line 6 Monkey: Line 6 Monkey Installation and F.A.Q. USB Connectivity with Line 6 Devices Once you have Monkey installed and your computer is recognizing the connection, see the screen shots for the reflash procedure: 1) Once you run Line 6 Monkey, Monkey may ask you to register. If you do not wish to register (or have already registered) select "remind me later". 2) If you want to reinstall the factory presets (or update the firmware), select "Flash Memory" the select "Reinstall Latest" 3) Select "OK" to agree to the software license 4) Select "yes" or "no" If you want to keep the patches on the instrument 5) Select "Yes" to continue with the update. Do not disconnect the variax during the update. 6) Line 6 Monkey will reinitialize the device and update the flash memory. You can watch the progress on the blue bar on the right side of Monkey. 7) Once the update is complete you will need to select "OK" to continue. Note: Older v1.71 and v1.82 Models might not be compatible with the v1.90 and v2.00 data block formats. Variax Bass 700/705 Reflash Factory defaults must be restored one at a time. Select the Model you wish to normalize, the place the blend and two tone controls in the detent (center) position. Now press the Model select pot down until the indicator light stops flashing. The Model should now be restored to factory settings. Use this procedure for any model you want to restore to the factory setting. The Variax bass series can also be "reflashed" using the procedure for the Variax electric guitars described above.
  3. Line6Tony

    Spider Jam 2.09 Update Instructions

    Firmware v2.09 Release Notes: Eliminated slight delay when entering Record mode. Fixed problem with extended-ascii characters in file names. Fixed Undo issue for recordings loaded directly from SD-Card, where the last two overdubs would be erased instead of only the most recent one. v2.09 Firmware Update Instructions: After you download the v2.09 update to your computer, please click here for step by step instructions on how to install the update. (Instructions are for v2.07, but they are essentially the same for v2.09. Note: If you are updating from v2.07, you can skip Step 4 -- no need to power up your Spider Jam with the SD card inserted -- simply insert SD card with power on as described in Step 3, then proceed to Step 5). Note: SD Card must be no larger than 2 GB capacity! Spider Jam Advanced Guide: For in-depth info on features and functionality of the Spider Jam not included in the Pilot's Handbook, check out: Spider Jam Advanced Guide. WARNING: BACK UP YOUR FILES! The v2.09 update will erase all the internal recordings you have made. If you want to save them, use an SD card to create backups (via the TRANSFER ALL TO CARD command) then copy them from your SD card onto your PC for safe keeping (using an SD card reader). You can then reload your files using an SD card at any time after you have completed the update. The v2.09 update will erase all the custom guitar presets you have made. Here are the instructions on Saving and Loading the presets to and from the Spider Jam: STORING PRESETS Created a User Tone and Saved it to a user location. In the SETTINGS/TONE menu, please make sure RECORDINGS SET TONE is set to ON. Made a recording with that guitar tone and save the recording to the internal memory. Do this for every preset you would like to store. In the SAVE menu, select the TRANSFER ALL TO CARD option. All of your recordings and their associated tone will be saved to the SD card. [*]LOADING PRESETS To transfer them back into the amp, go to the SAVE menu and choose the TRANSFER ALL FROM CARD option. This will load the recordings and the associated presets back onto the Spider Jam. Now, when you load a recording that was transferred onto the Spider Jam from the SD Card, the preset that was stored with the recording will be loaded with the recording. It will show in the SETTINGS/TONE menu with an asterisk (*) next to the name. To store this preset back into the Spider Jam User presets, go to the SAVE menu and select SAVE GUITAR TONE to store the preset in the User location you desire. Note: If you are updating from v1.04, you should back up your recordings by connecting a recording device to your Spider Jam RCA Outputs/JM4 Stereo Line Out (tape or hard disk recorder, computer sound card, etc.) then record them as you would any other recorded material in real time. (Tip: Record them in WAV format at 44.1, 16 bit mono; that way you can reload them into your Spider Jam later). Instructions for updating (also attached): 1. If you haven't done so already, download the latest firmware to your computer desktop from the Line 6 website (log in with your Line 6 User Name) here: Spider Jam 2.09 Firmware. The downloaded file will be named "fw.bin", with no number. Please save this to your desktop to easily find the file once the file has been downloaded. Note: You will need to delete any previous Spider Jam updates from your desktop prior to saving the Spider Jam 2.09 firmware, as the both devices will not recognize any firmware with an extension or name alterations. 2. Copy the downloaded fw.bin file to a blank SD card via an SD card reader. When the copy is complete, put the downloaded fw.bin file in a safe place on your PC for future reference -- for example, put it in a new folder labeled 'Spider Jam Flash', noting the version number. 3. Insert your SD card into the Spider Jam SD card slot. Note: Spider Jam owners running v1.04 should press and hold the SAVE button while powering up the Spider Jam (release SAVE after Spider Jam powers up from the SD card). 4. Press the SAVE button to display the menu items in the LCD if they aren't already displayed. 5. Turn the wheel and navigate to FIRMWARE UPGRADE at the bottom of the menu list then press Right Arrow to display the upgrade screen. 6. Press Up Arrow for YES to proceed with the update -- the Spider Jam or JM4 Looper will update itself from the SD Card. When the update is complete, the Spider Jam will power cycle itself. Note: Do not turn off power in the middle of the update! 7. Verify the update was successful by previewing a few Songs and Drum tracks (scroll thru the list; each track will play for a few seconds when you select it). 8. After verifying the update was successful, press the SAVE button again to display the menu list. 9. Turn the wheel and navigate to FORMAT CARD then press Right Arrow to display the format screen. 10. Press Up Arrow for YES and the Spider Jam/JM4 Looper will format the SD Card, preparing it for normal operation. 11. When formatting is complete, you're all set. If you ever want to reinstall your firmware, go back to your computer and copy the 'fw.bin' file to your SD Card, then repeat the above steps from Step 2. 12. If you want to load your backed up .WAV files into your Spider Jam again, simply copy them from your computer into the "LINE6" folder on your SD card using your SD card reader, then load them into your Spider Jam using the IMPORT WAV FILE FROM CARD command (consult the Spider Jam Advanced Guide for info on the option of viewing and loading your files via the SD Recordings Browser). If there is no LINE6 folder on the SD Card root directory, please create one. Format Alert: If your SD Card is rejected by the Spider Jam as not being FAT16, you should format your card and start over. See Format Instructions below. (Also attached) Mac OSX: Format SD Card to FAT16 1. Insert card into Mac via SD card reader 2. Name it UNTITLED (Double click on the icon on your desktop to open the drive>Right Click or CTRL Click on the Drive title and select the Rename option) 3. Open Terminal (via Applications/Utilities) 4. Copy and paste the following in the Terminal window exactly as written here and press Enter on your keyboard. diskutil partitionDisk /Volumes/UNTITLED 1 MBRFormat "MS-DOS FAT16" "UNTITLED" 100% 5. The SD Card will be formatted to FAT16 6. To confirm, open Disk Utility app (via Applications/Utilities) 7. Select your SD card icon to the left in the Disk Utility window 8. Look at the text info in the lower part of the window; it should look like this (the information displayed below is for a 1GB SD Card so your capacity read out will look different if you are using a 2GB card): Mount Point: /Volumes/UNTITLED Capacity: 952.4 MB (998,710,272 Bytes) Format: MS-DOS (FAT16) Available: 951.4 MB (997,638,144 Bytes) Owners Enabled: No Used: 784 KB (802,816 Bytes) Number of Folders: 0 PC: (XP/Vista/7) Format SD Card to FAT16 1. Start Windows Explorer 2. Click on My Computer 3. Select/Highlight The SD-Card Reader/Drive that contains the SD-Card 4. Right Mouse Click and select Format from the pop-up menu 5. Make certain the File System displays: FAT (Default) and not FAT 32 6. File Allocation Unit Size = Default 7. Press Start to begin Format (follow on-screen instructions) Note: On WinXP system there are only the options for formatting FAT and FAT 32 On Vista system there are the options for: FAT, FAT 32, NTFS, and exFAT
  4. Q: Can I reset the POD X3 series units directly from the unit? A: Yes. Hold the "home" button for two seconds, then highlight "reset user presets" navigating with the 4-way arrow key. Press save, then hold the save button for five seconds and release. Be aware that this will replace ALL user presets back to factory settings, so please back up your custom presets using Gearbox or Monkey if you want to save them for future use. Q: How do I reflash my POD X3 unit? A: Download and install the latest version of Line 6 Monkey from the following link: www.line6.com/software 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: USB Driver Installation Make sure your POD X3 unit is powered on and connected to your computer via a USB 2.0 connection. Monkey should automatically recognize your POD X3 and complete the startup sequence. See the following link for USB troubleshooting tips if Line 6 Monkey does not recognize your POD X3 unit. USB Audio Troubleshooting 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 X3 unit by powering the unit off, then back on. When the update is complete you will receive this message. ***NOTE: If a Variax guitar is connected to the POD HD500 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 update the firmware on my POD X3 series unit? A:On the Updates tab, look to see if your USB Firmware is up to date. If you need to update, highlight "Device Firmware" and click the "Update" button to the right. Monkey will lead you through the firmware update process as shown above. 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 four-way arrow key to the right while powering the POD X3 unit on to start your unit in safe mode. You can then reflash the unit as decribed above.
  5. 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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