Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
welzijnswerker

Question: helix editor on 2nd laptop

Recommended Posts

Hi,

 

I have installed the helix editor on my PC and firmware 2.01 on the helix using the install notes provided by line 6 on this forum. Now I want to install the editor on my laptop as well. Do I have to take all the steps again (including backing up the presets, resetting the helix) or can I just install the editor?

 

thanks for your reply

Tomas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi,

 

I have installed the helix editor on my PC and firmware 2.01 on the helix using the install notes provided by line 6 on this forum. Now I want to install the editor on my laptop as well. Do I have to take all the steps again (including backing up the presets, resetting the helix) or can I just install the editor?

 

thanks for your reply

Tomas

 

Hi Tomas,

 

I would think you can just install a copy of the editor on your laptop without any problem. The Line 6 Updater is responsible for Firmware installation, that's when you usually need to do a "Reset" on Helix. The "updater" application also installs the USB driver and the "Editor" software. The editor is simply a tool for communicating with and modifying the settings inside your Helix hardware. So, you could do that from any computer with a suitable USB port, driver and editor installed.

 

Note: It maybe a good idea to also make another copy of your presets on the laptop. Think of it as a "Fail Safe" backup.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi,

 

I have installed the helix editor on my PC and firmware 2.01 on the helix using the install notes provided by line 6 on this forum. Now I want to install the editor on my laptop as well. Do I have to take all the steps again (including backing up the presets, resetting the helix) or can I just install the editor?

 

thanks for your reply

Tomas

If you just want the editor program on a second computer you don't need to install the Line 6 Updater. You just need to download the Helix software installer (not the firmware file) then run the installer and select the driver and the editor for installation.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...