Featuring extraordinary depth, character and versatility, POD HD500X and Pro X are best-in-class multi effects for guitarists who want to take deep control over every aspect of their tone. Tweak amp and effects parameters and develop truly original tones. Use your POD HD500X or Pro X as a MIDI controller, an audio interface for recording guitar, and the centerpiece of your live rig. With award-winning technology and all the power you need to define your sound, POD HD500X and Pro X are the most advanced POD multi-effectsever.
POD HD X multi-effects come complete with a sought-after collection of HD amps and guitar effects, and deliver the most stunningly detailed tones in their class. Create lush sonic soundscapes and inspire your playing with studio-quality effects. You can even expand your tonal palette by adding amp model packsavailable from our online store. POD HD X multi-effects give you the building blocks to create any signal chain imaginable.
POD HD 500X and HD Pro X have more processing power than any other multi-effect in their class. Dynamic DSP lets you stack the amps and effects you wantwhere you want themto craft unique new guitar tones or re-create celebrated classics. POD HD X multi-effects give you the freedom to innovate, and the power to express your creativity.
Whether you're tracking or performing, POD HD X multi-effects give you control and flexibility for studio and stage. Both POD HD500X and POD HD Pro X offer all the ins and outs you need to connect your stage equipment and record in the studio.
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Several instances of extreme overheating and a risk of fire presented by the Relay G10T wireless transmitter have been reported since the product was introduced in 2016. All instances of overheating reportedly occurred during charging.
In March 2020, Line 6 issued a recall-to-repair with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall to repair is designed to prevent overheating and the risk of fire, and simply requires users to install a firmware update. The latest G10T firmware version is 1.06. Please be sure to update your transmitter if you are not on this latest version. It takes about five minutes to complete this process.
Plusieurs rapports ont fait tat de cas de surchauffe extrme et de risque dincendie prsents par lmetteur sans fil Relay G10T depuis la sortie du produit en 2016. Tous les cas de surchauffe rapports ont eu lieu durant la recharge.
En mars 2020, Line 6 a lanc un rappel pour modification en coopration avec la Commission amricaine pour la scurit des produits de consommation. Le rappel pour modification vise viter la surchauffe et le risque dincendie. Il suffit pour cela que les utilisateurs installent une mise jour du systme. La version la plus rcente du systme du G10T est la version 1.06. Veillez mettre votre metteur jour si vous navez pas la dernire version du systme. Le processus ne dure que cinq minutes environ.
Mehreren eingegangenen Berichten zufolge berhitzen Relay G10T Funksender, die seit der Erstauslieferung 2016 gekauft wurden. Diese stellen ein Brandrisiko dar. Alle Berichte sind sich darin einig, dass die berhitzung beim Aufladen auftritt.
Im Mrz 2020 bermittelte Line 6 der amerikanischen Consumer Product Safety Commission einen Rckruf zwecks Reparatur-Antrag. Der Rckruf zwecks Reparatur soll die berhitzung und das Brandrisiko abstellen. Hierfr ist lediglich die Installation eines Firmware-Updates notwendig. Die aktuelle G10T-Firmwareversion ist 1.06. Bitte aktualisieren Sie Ihren Sender, wenn er die neue Firmware-Version noch nicht enthlt. Dieser Vorgang dauert ungefhr fnf Minuten.
Sono state ricevute numerose segnalazioni di casi di notevole surriscaldamento e rischio di incendio riguardanti il trasmettitore wireless Relay G10T dallintroduzione del prodotto nel 2016. Tutti i casi di surriscaldamento segnalati si riferiscono alla fase di ricarica.
Nel Marzo 2020, Line 6 ha avviato un procedimento di richiamo con la Commissione per la Sicurezza dei Consumatori Statunitensi. Il richiamo ha lo scopo di evitare il surriscaldamento ed il rischio di incendio e richiede semplicemente allutente di installare un aggiornamento del firmware. Lultima versione del firmware del G10T la 1.06. Se non disponete gi dellultima versione, vi preghiamo di aggiornare il vostro trasmettitore. Il processo di aggiornamento richiede circa cinque minuti.
Se han recibido diversos avisos de casos de sobrecalentamiento extremo y un riesgo de incendio en transmisores inalmbricos Relay G10T desde que el producto se presentara en 2016. Todos estos casos de sobrecalentamiento de los que se inform se produjeron durante el proceso de carga.
En marzo de 2020, Line 6 emiti una llamada a reparacin con la Comisin de Seguridad de Productos del Consumidor de EE. UU. La llamada a reparacin est diseada para evitar el sobrecalentamiento y el riesgo de incendio, y simplemente requiere que el usuario instale una actualizacin de firmware. La versin de firmware ms reciente del G10T es la 1.06. Actualiza el transmisor si no tienes esta versin ms reciente. El proceso se realiza en unos cinco minutos.
Your amp is obviously a massive part of your sound as a guitarist. And if you are going to play metal, you need to make sure the amp you get is up to the task. After all, not all amplifiers will work as metal amps. But what if you dont want to break the bank in order to get a great sounding amp?
In this article, Ill go over the 7 best combo amps for metal under $500. Below you will find the amp that fits not only your budget but also the specific type of metal you play, along with other features that may appeal to you.
At the famous 1995 NAMM convention, people crammed into the Peavey booth for a demonstration. There were players, media, and dealers witnessing a blind A/B comparison between Peaveys newly released solid-state amp TransTube Bandit and a real tube amp. According to Peavey, nobody was able to pick apart which amp was the tube one and which one was the solid-state. And thats how the Bandits reputation started.
Peaveys engineers wanted to create a guitar amplifier that offered all the advantages of a solid-state amp but with the sound of a tube amp. And for 25 years the Bandit 112 Transtube has been a favorite among players that need a 100 Watt amp on a budget.
This amp features two channels, as well as Peaveys exclusive TransTube technology, which emulates the sound of tube amplifiers with the convenience and reliability of a solid-state design. It also has a vintage/classic switch on the clean channel and a classic/modern high gain switch on the lead channel to change its tonal character.
It is considered by many to be the hottest little amp in this price range. It will give you a run for your money and deliver serious metal sound with a lot of power in a solid-state combo that sounds like a tube amp. This is our pick for the best choice among metal guitar amps under $500, especially for genres like metalcore.
If budget is your main concern for your metal amp, look no further. The Fender Mustang LT25 is a modeling combo amp with USB connectivity that is one of the best choices for metal players that are cash-strapped. It is of course backed by Fenders stellar reputation, so this is already a good sign.
The Mustang LT25 is Fenders solution for the metal guitarist with a tight budget. This is one of the most affordable solid-state amps that will work wonders for metal guitarists. In addition, it is quite light, at just 14.9 lbs. That makes it very easy to store and carry.
It features 20 amp models, 25 watts of power, and 25 effects to help you reach your desired high gain tones. Given its compact size, the Mustang LT25 can be that handy amp that you take everywhere. This makes it one of the best guitar amps available for practice, busking, and gigging.
Blackstars HT-5R MKII is a tube amplifier and the best premium option for a metal amp under $500. It is capable of a full sound even at low volumes. It features all the warmth and killer tones that weve come to expect from tube amps, but without the bulkiness and high price.
Blackstar developed a premium guitar amp capable of screaming metal tones but to be used at all times and places. The HT-5R MkII tube combo amp features a power reduction circuit that takes your wattage down to a bedroom friendly 0.5 watts. All of this while keeping the crunch and break up characteristics of a traditional 100 W output.
This is one of the best guitar amps under 500, especially for those that dont want to sacrifice tone and feel while practicing. It comes in a compact package and is light enough to carry around. You can jam, record, practice, and get a killer tone with ease with the HT-5R MKII.
You can count on this guitar amp to cover all your practicing and jam needs, whether you need to work on a clean part or one with screeching distortion. The HT-5R MkII also features onboard reverb, USB output, an effects loop, and more. This is one of the best metal amps for those that play classic metal, in the vein of Tommy Henriksen from Alice Cooper.
Katana MkII takes the acclaimed Katana guitar amp series to the next level, turbocharging the core platform with more sounds, more effects, and more features. Newly voiced variations are now available for all five amp characters, doubling the tonal options.
BOSS has been at the forefront of technology for decades. The Katana-100 MkII is the modeling guitar amp that is our best all-rounder for metal guitar amps under $500. This guitar amp features tons of options to shape your sound, including solid distortion tones that make it one of the best metal amps under $500.
If you want seemingly unlimited possibilities, the Katana-100 MkII is your best option for a metal amp. It features five characters in clean, crunch, lead, brown, and acoustic. There are also newly voiced variations for each! In addition, this amp comes with five independent effects sections, each with three variations.
In other words, if you would like a world of options, this might be the best guitar amp for you. You can even select how many watts of power you want (0.5 w, 50 w, or 100 w). All of this without sacrificing sound, especially when it comes to aggressive distortion. If youre looking for a guitar amp under $500, regardless of genre, its really hard to imagine better value in terms of features.
The Katana-100 MkII allows for dual amp setups and features a dedicated pedal FX for foot-controlled wah and pedal bend. In addition, it features three cab resonance options (Vintage, Modern, and Deep). The BOSS Katana-100 is one of the best options for black metal and nu-metal, or for anybody needing tons of options at a low price point.
You cannot talk about a list of the best metal amps under $500 without having Marshall in it. The CODE50 features a plethora of classic Marshall amp and cab combinations in over 100 presets. This modeling guitar amplifier combo is the perfect blend of tradition with modern technology, making it one the most versatile metal amps under $500.
The Marshall Code 50 is the British manufacturers take on a budget amp that is one of the best options for a metal amp at this price point. With 50 watts of power, this guitar amp offers any sound you might need, from sparkling clean to vintage Marshall crunch and high gain metal madness.
The Code 50 is a good choice if you are after that Kerry King Marshall tone that made Slayer one of the top metal bands in history. Overall, this is a fantastic choice for a combo amp under $500, with everything from old school sounds all the way to modern metal.
After the success that Orange had with their Dark Terror and Dual Dark amps, customers asked for a mini valve hybrid head version, and thus the Micro Dark was born. The result was so impressive that guitarist Nico Santora (Suicidal Tendencies) stated that the Micro Dark is a game-changer.
The Micro Dark uses a tube/solid-state hybrid design to make the most of its small size. Its also very lightweight at just 1.72 lbs. The preamp uses a single ECC83 (12AX7) valve and produces a wide range of tones with warm cleans, smooth overdrive, and crushing distortion, making it great for modern metal.
The Micro Dark features a Shape control that varies the midrange response whilst interacting with the bass and treble. The effect of Shape becomes even more pronounced as you push the gain control. The Orange Micro Dark is a fantastic amp head and a solid choice, especially at this price range!
The Line 6 Spider V 120 MkII is a 112 modeling guitar combo amp powerhouse. It comes loaded with amp models, a metronome, drum loops, and a 60-second looper. This is a great choice for metal guitarists looking for a guitar amp under $500 that offers tools to practice as well as live performance features.
This amplifier offers 78 modeled amps, 24 modeled cabs, and 4 modeled mics, with a 3-band EQ. It is compatible with the Line 6 FBV control pedal and features Mac/PC, iOS, and Android connectivity. Overall, this is a good budget-choice for death metal in the vein of Alex Skolnick of Testament.
However, tube amps tend to be pricey, and there arent many available under the $500 mark. The good news is that technology has come a long way, and solid-state amps can now offer a similar experience to tube amps, but at a fraction of the cost.
Additionally, amp modeling has also improved drastically over the years, to the point that most wont be able to tell the difference between tube and solid-state in a blind test. High-quality gear tends to be expensive, but with the right information, you can make the right choice for your own needs that doesnt break the bank.
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