Line6 Pod HD500X

Floor Effects Switch

  • Over 100 studio and stomp effects
  • Up to 8 effects simultaneously
  • Free selectable loudspeaker and microphone modeling presets
  • 512 overwritable storages
  • Dynamic DSP for amps and effects
  • 2 Separate signals
  • Numerous options of routing
  • Professional footswitches with LED rings
  • All necessary inputs and outputs: USB 2.0, MIDI, S/PDIF, symmetrical XLR outputs
  • Internal microphone preamp
  • L6 LINK connector for DT power amps and StageSource loudspeakers
  • VDI connector for James Tyler Variax guitars
  • Configurable expression pedal
  • Looper function (up to 48 seconds of recording)
  • 8 "Set list" banks
  • Expression pedal, controlling parameters of amplifying and effects
  • Built-in chromatic tuner
  • Tap Tempo footswitch
  • Robust metall chassis
  • Protective chrome roll bar and pressure die cast expression pedal
  • Variable input impedance
  • Editor and librarian software available for download
  • Incl. DC-3g power supply

Further Information

Design Floorboard
Tube(s) No
Amp Modeling Yes
Effects Yes
Headphone Output Yes
Direct Out Yes
MIDI Interface Yes
Integrated Expression Pedal Yes
Connections for Pedals or Switches Yes
Aux-Input Yes
Integrated Tuner Yes
USB-Port Yes
Drum-Computer No

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One of the best multi effect processors
Cuteslap, 24.07.2015
I am a professional musician who is working as a studio player and a session musician both. I play both bass guitar and electric guitar in the studio and on the stage. Therefore I need flexible presets to work on different projects and songs. Sometimes I need 5 different presets per song on a stage. Sometimes one simple pedalboard setup is enough. I travel a lot and I cannot find amps in many stages. I use in-ear monitors mostly and the sound that you get from your pedals plus DI box doesn't sound as it sounds outside. On the other hand carrying 10 or more pedals is another big issue.
This is where Line 6 POD HD500X comes into picture... It is a nice built pedalboard which is strong enough and won't break easily. I have used some other digital processors over the years like Zoom 9050, Digitech RP-10, Digitech GSP-21 Legend etc. As with the improvement of technology Line6 Pod HD500X is much more better than other multi effect units and you cannot buy a better unit for that money today.
It is a bit heavier when compared with other effect units and doesn't have a on/off switch. But it has so many great features that users can enjoy for sure.
I plug two XLR cables as left and right output to the PA on stage and it sounds amazing. People come to me after the show and tell me that the guitar tones were very nice.
For example; you have programmed the preset poorly and you need to turn the volume up and raise the gain and lower the bass.
No problem.
Master volume and other onboard amp editing knobs do excellent job and save you when you are in trouble.
No delay or reverb spill-over when changing presets unfortunately (delay repeats will not continue when
changing from one preset to another) but amp and effect simulations are incredible!!!
Simply the best Marshall and Mesa-Boogie recreations I have seen on a digital multi effects processor.
It has a very good tuner and I also plug some of my analog pedals via send & return connections if I like.
Works as a soundcard when connected to the computer via USB and there is no latency.
It takes some time to get used to the editing panel on the computer.
Definitely worth buying.
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Jonathaneh, 24.03.2019
This pedal board was my only board for four years. I bought it in my first year at BIMM Dublin and it has been invaluable throughout my degree. I used it in band rehearsals, studio recordings, gigs and exams and it never let me down. The value for money is excellent.

I was reserved when buying it. I didn't particularly like line 6 gear up until that point - I wasn't a fan of the amps - but this product really made me change my mind about the company. Its an excellent pedal board that allows versatility . I'd recommend it to anyone starting a music degree because it allowed me to recreate sounds accurately , create sounds from scratch , and allowed for a clean tone for techniques and sight reading exams. Ive played everything from Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix , Ted Greene and Snarky Puppy on this thing and it never let me down.

Ive also used it as an interface with pro tools and was happy with the results.

Advice- Read the Manuel , use the online support. Wrap it in plastic before you put it in the soft case. Experiment with using it as a DI directly into the desk.
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