Line 6 Updates Best-Selling POD HD500 Multi-Effects Processor with New POD HD500X

Published 8 years ago on July 12, 2013

By Jonathan Graham

Line 6 Updates Best-Selling POD HD500 Multi-EffectsProcessor with New POD HD500X -

Line 6, Inc. today introduced the new POD® HD500X guitarmulti-effects processor, the successor to the best-selling* PODHD500. With even more processing power, POD HD500X enablesmusicians to create more intricate sounds and signal chains thanever before. Professional-grade, backlit footswitches provide totalcontrol and are highly visible in any environment.

"POD HD500X is the ultimate tool for the creativeguitarist," said Max Gutnik, Vice President of Products, Line6.

"HD500X has a world-class collection of amps and effects thatenable guitar players to get the tone they're after, both in thestudio and on the stage. And with more DSP power, tour-gradefootswitches and a higher contrast display, HD500X is the best PODyet."

Like its predecessor, POD HD500X features an unparalleledcollection of HD amps. From vintage classics to modern powerhouses,each HD amp provides incredible sonic depth, character and touchnuance. POD HD500X also includes more than 100 studio and stompeffects, enabling guitarists to emulate classic signal chains ordiscover unique new sounds.

With unparalleled flexibility and more processing power thananything in its class, POD HD500X is built for tone customization.It features dynamic DSP, so guitarists have the freedom to decidewhich effects to use, and where to place them. They can add evenmore effects to their signal chains than with any other POD.

POD HD500X features professional-grade footswitches with brightLED rings that are easy to see from anywhere on stage. The robustbent-metal chassis and die-cast expression pedal make POD HD500Xideal for performance.

POD HD500X is the perfect foundation for any guitar system,whether used live through a traditional guitar amp or full-rangesystem, or in the studio as part of a computer-based recordingsetup. POD HD500X integrates seamlessly with a James Tyler® Variax®guitar and DT amp or StageSource® speaker to form the Line 6 DreamRig-the only system that can be virtually any rig.

POD HD500X is now available. Learn more at



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