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Firmware Downloading?

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I just got my DT50 and read that there needs to be a firmware download for use with the POD HD500X.  My question is:  Can you download the firmware update by running a midi cable from the DT50 into the POD and the POD into computer via USB?  If not what would I need to do to make sure my amp is up to date?

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You need a midi interface on your PC...midisport UNO is a popular inexpensive USB->midi interface...It is not possible to update the amp thru the POD.

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The update is very minor in respect to using the DT with a pod. You could easily not have it and not notice. The firmware update is amazing awesome and quite noticeable if using the amp by itself. The options available are great.

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Wish it was so easy on the Vetta II HD I just picked up. I'm stuck with the 2.10 firmware version by the looks of it unless I resurrect an old laptop I have with XP, an older version of monkey, try an find my midi-sport Uno and then beg Line 6 Support for the 2.50 update file.

 

And then,, only then cross my fingers and pray to my flying spaghetti monster that it doesn't get bricked somehow....

 

Sounds like a hassle doesn't it?

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