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I am just sooo confused about the Lin 6 product line???

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Hello,

 

I am about to buy a AmpliFi TT this week, but I am not sure what it will do for me.  I have a rough idea, but as for specific questions, who knows?

 

What I am worried about is whether it will overlap the gear I already have?  How will I use it with what I already own, etc.

 

Current Line 6 products:

Spyder II - 150 Head

Spyder II - 4 x 12 Slant Cab

Pod V2.0 non-FBV model POD

FBV MKII Shortboard

 

Non-Line 6 products:

Peavey 6505 2x12 100w Combo amp

 

I usually switch amps depending on what I am playing.  The Spyder is my main practice amp, mainly b/c it has a headphone jack, and the Peavey does not.  Also, the 6505 sucks at low volumes, it struggles to work below 1 volume, which is louder that my wife wants it even set to #1.

 

I have ledals too, the EVH phase, EVH Flange, Joyo noise gate (works great), unknown analog mini delay pedal, Mooer Slow Engine Volume, MXR Fullbore metal.

 

So many questions, but I will try to start here:

 

1.  Will the TT allow me to play along and mute the guitar track?

2.  Does the website have the song you want to play already in MIDI format, like the songs for Guitar Pro 6, or the online service for Ultimate-guitar?

3.  Is there some sort of training, getting used to the TT beginner guide that comes with the unit?

4.  How well does the TT work with Android vs Apple products?  I will go buy an iPad 1 cheap if it prefers Apple.

5.  How should I use my Spyder amp for the TT, like the pod, with MID set to 10, bass and treb set to 0, all effects turned off, etc?

6.  Am I doing the best thing getting the TT, and how would the Firehawk do better if I spend more on that?

7.  If I upgrade my Line 6 head, I have considered the Valve or a Vetta 2, what are the differences?

 

So, I went into my local GC, and they know nothing.  Further, they could not be bothered to look up or help me demo anything.  I started looking at the AmpliFi 75 and 150, they never even mentioned the TT and FX100, nor did they know it was in the same family.  Even the manager knew nothing.  I went to another GC, same deal.  I guess Line 6 sends out the demo stands, and that is the extent of the training.  It's a wonder GC sells any Line 6 stuff at all?  I am sure the California GC stores are great with Line 6 , but on the East coast, not even close.

 

So, is there a pre-sales help line I can call and ask questions?

 

Any help appreciated.

 

Dave

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wow, bump, and I am surprised at the amount of inactivity on these forums.  I am on the fence about buying some L6 gear, and getting no answers... which means I will just buy something else that I can get support for.

 

I am very surprised by this, I always thought L6 had a strong internet presence...

 

Dave

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Try posting this in the AMPLIFi forum rather than here in the lounge. This area of the forums is less travelled, being primarily a place for non-technical, even non-Line 6, topics.

 

Also try being more concise. Ask one or two specific questions at a time. My personal reaction to your lengthy set of questions was that it would take too much time to respond, so I moved on. Sorry.

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You should call Line 6 and see if you can get answers to all your questions. They're good guys there, IMO.

 

Line 6 staff doesn't look at these forums very often. I've only seen 2 staff in all the years I've been here.

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So many questions, but I will try to start here:

 

1.  Will the TT allow me to play along and mute the guitar track?

2.  Does the website have the song you want to play already in MIDI format, like the songs for Guitar Pro 6, or the online service for Ultimate-guitar?

3.  Is there some sort of training, getting used to the TT beginner guide that comes with the unit?

4.  How well does the TT work with Android vs Apple products?  I will go buy an iPad 1 cheap if it prefers Apple.

5.  How should I use my Spyder amp for the TT, like the pod, with MID set to 10, bass and treb set to 0, all effects turned off, etc?

6.  Am I doing the best thing getting the TT, and how would the Firehawk do better if I spend more on that?

7.  If I upgrade my Line 6 head, I have considered the Valve or a Vetta 2, what are the differences?

 

I'll give this a stab:

1.  No. - Consider the AmpliFi TT to be an updated version of your POD 2.0

2. No

3. Yes - You can find the manual here http://line6.com/data/6/0a064389d07d547e33636c04b/application/pdf/AMPLIFi%20TT%20Manual%20-%20English%20(%20Rev%20C%20).pdf

4.  Sorry, I don't know if it works with either better.

5. That would probably be a good place to start, but you might want to tweak the Spider to match your own personal tone preferences

6. Firehawk has better options for gigging and live play, AmpliFi is nice and compact for table top use.

7. Spider Valve and Vetta are no longer in production. Your Line 6 amp head choices would be DT25 Head, DT50 Head, or Spider IV HD150.

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6. Firehawk has better options for gigging and live play, 

Have to disagree on that

http://line6.com/support/topic/13511-time-between-preset-swtiching-unbearable/

 

At my live gigs, I still employ the dying art of playing both Rhythm and Lead Guitar - so swift patch to patch change time without gaps / mutes / noise anomalies have a high priority for me   

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Have to disagree on that

http://line6.com/support/topic/13511-time-between-preset-swtiching-unbearable/

 

At my live gigs, I still employ the dying art of playing both Rhythm and Lead Guitar - so swift patch to patch change time without gaps / mutes / noise anomalies have a high priority for me   

As I do not own a Firehawk, I cannot disagree with you.  I was comparing it to the AmpliFi TT, which does not appear especially gig-ready.

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Hello,

 

I traded in my Spider-2 150 for a Spider Valve Mk2.

 

I will post my questions there, no need for the TT now I guess, I will just use the Spider Edit software.

 

Thanks for replies, I appreciate it.

Dave

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Hello,

 

I traded in my Spider-2 150 for a Spider Valve Mk2.

 

I will post my questions there, no need for the TT now I guess, I will just use the Spider Edit software.

 

Thanks for replies, I appreciate it.

Dave

If you want to use anything from the AmpliFi series, I think you are better stuck with the FX100, with regards to the vast amount of Line 6 stuff you already have :o

The FX100 you can put nice in front of an amp(head).

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