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Will the FBV express MKI work with the spider V amps?  I found one used for fairly cheap and was wondering.

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Will the FBV express MKI work with the spider V amps?  I found one used for fairly cheap and was wondering.

The link below has compatibility info for all of the Line 6 FBV boards. The important line is:

 

"****FBV Express Mark 1 is not officially supported for Spider V, but it will not damage the amp."

 

http://line6.com/support/page/kb/_/effects-controllers/fbv-mki-mkii-controllers/the-complete-line-6-pedal-compatibility-faq-r58

 

So, they do NOT say whether it will work, but they do say it is unsupported.

 

You may also want to look at the FBV Shortboard MKII. It is only a few dollars more (about USD$20 extra if you buy it used at Guitar Center) and it will give you the full range of functionality that the Spider offers (save for the FBV 3 colored rings, but that's just gravy). The Express MKI, even if you get it to work, will only let you change tones within the current bank, but you will not be able to switch banks. With the Shortboard MKII, you can Bank up and down, select tones within the bank and also turn on/off the comp, reverb and effects 1,2 & 3. If you happen to have a Spider V 60 or higher, it will also control the one-button looper.

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Will the FBV express MKI work with the spider V amps?  I found one used for fairly cheap and was wondering.

 

I connected my MK I and it works just fine

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