Free update adds six HD amp models and five tone parameters to multi- effect processors 15-May-11
Line 6 has announced a free update for all POD HD multi-
effect processors. Firmware update v1.3 will include six new HD amp models and five new amp
parameters for addition tones and flexibility.
Michael Murphy, Category Manager for POD and Effects Products at
Line 6, told us, "This free update is our way of thanking POD HD owners for making the POD HD family such
a huge success. The new sets of HD models and parameters deliver a deeper experience to the POD HD
platform and more flexibility that we hope will inspire POD HD players."
Here' all the details directly from Line 6...
The six new HD amp models available in v1.3 are based on* channels from three classic
American combos (the "Vibrato" channel of a Fender® Deluxe Reverb®, the "Vibrato" channel
of a Fender® Twin Reverb® and the "Bright" channel of a Fender® Bassman®), two British
half stacks (the "Normal" channel of a Park 75 and the "Normal" channel of a Marshall® JTM-
45 MkII) and a high-gain Line 6 original.
The inclusion of alternate channels of amps already found in POD HD multi-effects ensures an
experience that more closely relates to playing the actual modeled amp.
The new parameters in v1.3 enable POD HD users to further customize and dial in any amount
of tube amp feel and behavior. Sag, Hum, Bias, Bias Excursion and Master Volume can be
adjusted within any HD amp model, including the 16 that come with POD HD multi-effects
processors originally. Pricing and Availability:
Firmware update v1.3 will be available to download later this month.