grdGo33 Posted June 16, 2020 Share Posted June 16, 2020 Hi, just got a Pod Go which I'm trying to use with a 15 year old Line 6 Spider III, which still rocks! ;) My issue is that there's basically no way, as far as I know, to have the Spider Amp just play the Pod Go's output without imparting its own modeled amp sound. I tried using an adapter to output the sound to the "cd in / mp3" input, but I got no sound! So I'm using the guitar in of the Spider and the Go's main out, but that means double amps; amp + cab from Go, plus the amp modeling from the Spider... So I'm left with, I think, trying to find the most neutral amp out of the amp's... I think putting bass/mid/treble to middle, no effects, and drive to minimum would impart the less color, but even with that, the Spider's amp modeling seems to impart a lot of flavor to the sound... Would anyone has any tips or recommendations to get the most out of this setup? The L6 Spider III has the following, which are likely not too different from later Spiders. Big thanks in advance! :) Spoiler Clean Red LED - Select this Amp Model and adjust the tone controls to get crisp, amazing clean tones, great warm jazz tones, and all the high-end shimmer you'll need with a generous amount of bottom end to boot. Then dial up a little chorus and delay to get the ultimate clean sound! Green LED - We developed this Amp Model to emulate those late 60's and early 70's clean tones. It started off as an Amp Model based on a 1973 Hiwatt custom 100. We extended the tone control range and tightened up the low end. Hit an open A chord and let that big sweet tone ring! Twang Red LED - This Amp Model draws on our analysis of mid 60's Fender amps, including the blackface '65 Twin Reverb and blackface '64 Deluxe Reverb. We wanted an Amp Model that has that classic glassy high end tone, with some snap and bite for some serious chick'n pick'n. Things don't get too crunchy until reaching the top range of the Drive knob. Green LED - This Amp Model is based on a number of vintage tweed amps. We evaluated a '53 Fender tweed Deluxe, '58 Fender tweed Bassman and a '60 Gibson Explorer to create a swingin' Rockabilly tone. Add some reverb and a slap echo and Be-bop-alu-la! Blues Red LED - What would happen if we based a model on three helpings of '65 Marshall JTM-45, one scoop of '58 Fender Bassman, a schmeer of '63 Fender Vibroverb and a dash of Supro for good measure? The biggest, fattest down home Blues amp ever heard. This Amp Model slides between gritty swamp-infected cleans to syrupy smooth, walloping drive tones. It's time to get down and dirty! Green LED - Ready, steady....GO! This Amp Model is based on a fawn Vox AC-30 amplifier with an updated and expanded tone control circuit. We wanted to capture that early British pop rock tone that the Beatles and the Stones are so well known for. Crunch Red LED - This sound was crafted during our studies of the '68 Marshall Plexi 50 Watt. This type of Marshall amp was used by a number of early metal bands. Check out albums like British Steel, Number of the Beast and Black Out. Crunch provides a wider range of tone control settings than the original Marshall amp had. This Amp Model will allow you to bump up the mids even at the highest Drive settings. Green LED - Plexi On Fire! This Amp Model is based on a '68 Marshall Plexi 100 watt with a few added extras; The combination of a Variac and the jumpered input channels creates that infamous brown sound that will feel like flames are shooting out the input jack! "Come on Dave... Give me a break!" Metal Red LED - This Amp Model is based on the Mesa Dual Rectifier. For Spider III, we made careful enhancements to this classic tone. The resulting Amp Model has a definite modern flavor. This monster truck of tone delivers a tight bottom end that's big, powerful, tight and fast. Use this Amp Model to get a tight and punchy, high gain Metal sound. Green LED - This sound was created to be an aggressive high gain Amp Model with a unique Mid control that will sweep though an entire spectrum of tone on one knob. The Mid knob for this Amp Model changes the character of the distortion. When set to minimum, the distortion exhibits Fuzz pedal characteristics. When the Mid is set to noon, it mimics the creamy modern high gain amp tones. And when the Mid knob is turned up to max, it's very much reminiscent of that Class A sound. Of course, then there are all the places in-between... Insane Red LED - This model is our "dialed in for shredding" version of the Mesa Dual Rectifier red channel. It combines the intensity and impact of Metal Red, but delivers more midrange and teeth for that bone- crushing, brain piercing insane grind. Green LED - Our goal with Insane was to provide you with as much input gain distortion as possible short of complete meltdown. You get an obscene helping of distortion, while still retaining tonal definition and character. As a result, you get way more bottom end and cabinet character than other small amps. Crank up the Drive control and prepare to dominate! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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