ScottTyler1982 Posted February 29, 2016 Share Posted February 29, 2016 I have had the helix since December. After all of the updates and everything I'm very pleased with the functionality of the unit and reliability. It is an amazing product in my opinion. One of my problems that I cannot remedy is all of the distortion patches, no matter if it's my own that I made or a factory setting, sounds muddy on a neck pickup. It doesn't matter if I'm using a humbucker or a single coil and it's like this with multiple guitars. My tube amps don't sound like this with my guitars so those aren't the issue. With the Helix everything sounds great on the bridge but it seems whenever I introduce a pickup with bass tones to any of the Distortion settings it flattens out in a way and, although it sounds like it has gain, it has no grit or edge to it. I do not have this issue on clean settings, only when there is distortion whether it be a pedal model or amp model with the gain cranked up a bit. My thought is the units circuitry is having problems differentiating between low/low mids when breaking up and it ends up coming out as just smooth low frequency with no break up. Is anyone having similar problems or does anyone have a remedy? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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