Line 6 articles

  • 3 Free Amp Simulators Face Off
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    3 Free Amp Simulators Face Off - Comparing Guitar Rig Player, AmpliTube Custom Shop and Pod Farm Free

    02/10/16

    Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 Player, IK Multimedia AmpliTube Custom Shop and Line 6 Pod Farm 2.5 Free, are all free amp-modeling software suites offering both plug-in and standalone operation. Each comes with models of amps, cabinets, effects, and mics. While all are designed to entice you into the paid versions, we thought we’d compare the fre…

  • A Multi-Effects Pedal in the Palm of your Hand
    Review

    A Multi-Effects Pedal in the Palm of your Hand - Review of the Line 6 AMPLIFi FX100

    09/01/14

    Following in the footsteps of the AMPLIFi 150 and AMPLIFi 75 amplifiers, Line 6 has released the AMPLIFi FX100, a floor-based multi-effects pedal controlled by your iOS device. How does this concept translate to a floor unit? Read on to find out.

  • The Blue-Toothed Combo
    Review

    The Blue-Toothed Combo - Exclusive Line 6 AMPLIFI 150 Review

    01/28/14

    Line 6 enters the Bluetooth era with the new AMPLIFI series, which combines multimedia speakers and a modeling combo in a single box.

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

    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)".

  • A Pod For The iPad
    Review

    A Pod For The iPad - Line 6 Sonic Port Review

    09/23/13

    Line 6 was among the first manufacturers to offer peripheral devices for iOS and now it has decided to up the stakes with Sonic Ports, a guitar/bass audio interface with a very aggressive price/performance ratio

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

    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…

  • Line 6 Bends Over Backwards For V4
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    Line 6 Bends Over Backwards For V4 - Line 6 Spider IV 15 Review

    01/05/10

    The POD inventor comes back - for the fourth time - with its Spider modeling amp range. This time around we deal with the small, 15-watt combo which offers six effects, four amp models and some nice additional functions for less than $100. So what about the sound quality?

  • Back in Black
    Review

    Back in Black - Line 6 POD Studio UX2: The Test

    03/20/09

    Well known for its guitar amp simulators, Line 6 has recently updated its Toneport range of audio interfaces, and renamed it POD Studio while they were at it. Let's take a look at the new UX2 and see what changes have been made.

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

    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.

  • Backtrack To Inspiration
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    Backtrack To Inspiration - Line 6's Backtrack+Mic: The Test

    11/22/08

    Unfortunately, we often realize too late that we should have recorded what we just played. How many times have you wished that you could go back in time and hit the record button right before inspiration hit you? Line6 has come up with something along these lines with its portable recorder, the Backtrack, a small device that lets you save a take a…