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Line 6 Announces POD Go Wireless
Accessories & Strings

Line 6 Announces POD Go Wireless

Line 6 has debuted the POD Go Wireless, an amp and effects processor that builds on the existing POD Go unit with a built-in Relay wireless receiver. The company also includes a Relay G10TII transmitter to play wirelessly right out of the box.

Line 6 Introduces the HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor
Pedals & Effects

Line 6 Introduces the HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor

Line 6 has unveiled the Step Beyond HX Stomp, a multi-effects processor for guitar and bass that models the sounds of their Helix amps, cabs, and effects in one pedal. It utilizes the same technology as their Helix processor, which allows the unit to run up to six processing blocks at once. “HX Stomp is a programmable amp/cab/effects/IR pedal that...

Line 6 Introduces Sonic Port VX Audio Interface
Accessories & Strings

Line 6 Introduces Sonic Port VX Audio Interface

Line 6 has introduced the Sonic Port VX mobile audio interface. Designed for portability, it’s equipped with a three built-in condenser microphones with preamps, a stereo line input, and a guitar/bass input with 120dB of dynamic range. The microphone setup includes a stereo matched pair and a front-facing mono mic for versatility. Aside from its inputs, the Sonic Port VX...

Yamaha Acquires Line 6
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Yamaha Acquires Line 6

Line 6, makers of digital amplifiers and effects, is slated to be acquired by Yamaha Corporation, according to a press release issued by Yamaha. The deal will result in a 100% acquisition. Established in 1996, Line 6 specializes in guitar and bass modeling processors, including their POD line, as well as PA equipment and wireless systems. The agreement states that...

Bass of the Week: Line 6 Variax Bass 700
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Line 6 Variax Bass 700

This week we take a look at the Line 6 Variax Bass 700, an interesting bass that was produced during the 2000’s. It included special modeling software to reproduce tons of classic bass sounds, ranging from a ’61 Jazz Bass to a ’03 Thumb to bass synths. The Variax used piezo bridge saddles to capture each string’s vibrations, then signals...

Line 6 Releases Mobile POD Software and Mobile In Hardware for iOS Devices
Accessories & Strings

Line 6 Releases Mobile POD Software and Mobile In Hardware for iOS Devices

Line 6 has expanded their line of amp modeling devices to include a new iOS adaptor and corresponding software. Mobile In is a digital input adaptor allowing bassists and guitarists to plug their instruments into their iPhone or iPad. Adding the company’s new Mobile POD software to the mix transforms the pair into a multi-effects device offering tweakable tones effects...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Line 6 POD X3 Pro

If you do any recording you will definitely want to check out the latest product from Line 6: the POD X3 Pro. This dual tone processor comes packed with effects for recording bass, guitar and vocals. You can even record two instruments simultaneously! You are able to blend tones to create a hybrid sound or process instruments separately. It also...

Pedals & Effects

Line 6 Announces New Pro Bass Pod

Line 6, Inc. announced Bass Floor POD, the latest addition to the POD line of products. Bass Floor POD can be used as a front-end multi-effects/tone pedal for an amp, a direct to PA and recording solution, or with headphones. “For the bass player, having professional bass tone usually requires a lot of extremely heavy, and often very expensive gear,”...