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  • Tech 21 Hot-Rod Plexi Review
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    Tech 21 Hot-Rod Plexi Review - Stack Attack

    05/20/14

    Although most amp modeling is digital, Tech 21 has always created its amp emulations using analog circuitry. The Hot-Rod Plexi pedal ($179) is the latest example. It’s an effects processor that’s designed to be used with an amp, so unlike the SansAmp processors, it has no speaker emulation built in.

  • Line 6 POD HD500X Review
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    Line 6 POD HD500X Review - Are you POD-to-date?

    11/16/13

    The final exam of the music course I took at the Audiofanzine academy, read as follows: "With a theorem-article of at least 10,000 characters, resolve the equation LINE 6 POD HD500X where X = (new footswitches + powerful DSP)".

  • Line 6 POD HD 500 Review
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    Line 6 POD HD 500 Review - Pod HD: Is It For You?

    10/19/10

    The new Pod has arrived, after three long years of waiting — ever since the launch of the Pod X3, which provided the same models as its big brother, the Pod XT, and thus disappointed most guitar players. This time, Line 6 engineers have been really busy developing new models to be hosted in three new pedalboards. We tested the flagship of the rang…

  • Tech 21 Oxford Mini-Review
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    Tech 21 Oxford Mini-Review - Who Stole the Orange?

    10/17/10

    The story of the Character Series started over two years ago when Tech21 decided to market five effect pedals that each one simulated a legendary amp. Their immediate success made the manufacturer launch three new models in 2010. We tested the Oxford, a stomp box that smells like orange peel...

  • Digidesign Eleven Rack Review
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    Digidesign Eleven Rack Review - Digidesign Eleven Rack: Stairway to Eleven

    03/02/10

    Digidesign surprised the world last year when they brought out a guitar amp simulator for Pro Tools called Eleven. They have now launched Eleven in rack format for applications in the studio and on stage. Let's take a look at Digidesign's youngest child...

  • Line 6 POD X3 Pro: The Test
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    Line 6 POD X3 Pro: The Test - In POD We Trust?

    01/31/09

    After releasing their POD X3 and X3 Live in 2008, worthy descendants in their own right of the Pod XT, Line 6 felt it necessary to update the POD Pro. So, it's no surprise they’ve come up with a POD in rack format, offering a plethora of inputs and outputs, called the POD X3 Pro.