Jump to content

Recommended Posts

So I just bought a Pod HD500X and it has this problem that many people seem to be having with it. 
Often, it will reboot itself randomly over and over again until I unplug it or, occasionally, until I stop playing.

I am using the provided power supply and not only have I tried other 500x power supplies but I went to guitar center and bought a new one and it's doing the same thing.

Basically I haven't seen this problem resolved so I'm posting this hoping to figure out a solution for everybody who's struggling with these faulty Pods.

 

Notes:

I've rebooted myself, holding down the left arrow while plugging in power, to no avail.

I've tried updating using Line 6 monkey, but it doesn't show up in the list of devices.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mine was doing that and I got a new power supply.  Seems to fix it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mine just started doing this randomly during gigs.  Somewhere in the last set, it reboots and when it does, clicking on FS5 (A) causes it to reboot again.  Sometimes, if I go to a different patch, then, back to my main patch it stops the reboot loop.  Is this a sagging power supply issue?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
56 minutes ago, jamesprevallet said:

Is this a sagging power supply issue?

 

It could be.

 

If you have a friend with the same device ask him to try his power supply..

 

Generally a power supply for this device should have the following specs:

9V DC, 1100mA or more, (3000mA if the device is powering also a Variax), barrel size: diameter: 5mm, center pin (negative): 2.5mm

 

The original DC-3G specs:

line-6-dc-3g.jpg&key=4f5d391c9bca5ef8a75

 

...and here is a compatible PS which works perfectly and costs less:

612kbwzWm7L._SL1400_.jpg&key=92dbc233e16

UpBright 9V AC/DC Adapter Compatible with Line 6 DC-3g

 

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

All about POD HD500/X

help and useful tips

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.


×
×
  • Create New...