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POD HD500X
 
 
 
 

THE ULTIMATE TONE PALETTE


Power to define your own sound.


POD® HD500X and Pro X deliver an incredible combination of powerful features and amazing tone to inspire your creativity. Featuring extraordinary depth, character and versatility, POD HD X multi-effects will take your playing and your sound further than ever before. Use your POD HD500X or Pro X* as a MIDI controller, the ultimate audio interface for recording guitar and the center of your performing universe. With cutting-edge technology and all the power you need to define your sound, POD HD500X and Pro X are the most advanced POD multi-effects—ever.

 

HD AMPS AND 
WORLD-CLASS 
EFFECTS


Stunning sound quality. Amazing detail.


POD HD X multi-effects come complete with the most sought-after collection of HD amps and guitar effects. Our powerful HD technology lets you experience each amp in stunning detail. Create lush sonic soundscapes and inspire your playing with studio-quality effects. POD HD X multi-effects give you the building blocks to create any signal chain imaginable.

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DYNAMIC 
DSP POWER


Express your creativity like never before.


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 want—where you want them—to 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 like never before.

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TOTAL FLEXIBILITY


Perfect for the studio or the stage.


Whether you’re tracking or performing, POD HD X multi-effects are perfect for studio and stage. Both POD HD500X and POD HD Pro X provide complete flexibility, providing all the ins and outs you need to connect your stage equipment and record in the studio.

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COMPARE
POD HD500X AND POD HD PRO X

HIGH LEVEL FEATURESPOD HD500XPOD HD PRO X
HD Amp Modeling
Guitar Amps 29 29
Guitar Preamps 29 29
Guitar Cabs 16 (with 8 selectable mics) 17 (with 8 selectable mics)
Bass Amps 1 1
Bass Cabs 1 (with 8 selectable mics) 1 (with 8 selectable mics)
Stomp & Studio Effects 100+ 100+
Parallel Audio Paths (Dual Tone)
User-Writable Presets 512 512
Set Lists 8 8
48-Second Looper
Global EQ
Programmable MIDI Controller
USB Audio Interface
Chromatic Tuner
Tap Tempo
HARDWAREPOD HD500XPOD HD PRO X
1/4" Guitar Input with Programmable Variable Impedance
1/4" Aux Input  
1/4" Left and Right Line Inputs, Switchable -10/+4  
XLR Microphone Input with Integrated Preamp
Mic Phantom Power, -20dB Pad, High Pass Filter  
1/4" Stereo FX Loop, Switchable Line/Instrument Level
1/8" Stereo CD/MP3 Input  
1/4" Stereo Outputs, Switchable Line/Instrument Level
XLR Balanced Stereo Outputs, Switchable Line/Mic Level
1/4" Stereo Headphones Output
1/4" Dry Output for Reamping  
AES/EBU Input  
AES/EBU Output
S/PDIF In  
S/PDIF Out
MIDI I/O
USB 2.0
VDI Input for Variax Guitar Integration
L6 LINK for DT25, DT50 and StageSource Integration
FBV Connector for Line 6 Floorboard Integration  
Onboard Expression Pedal  
1/4" Expression Pedal 2 Input  
Built-in footswitches  
6 Instant-Access Amp Knobs
Master Volume Knob

 

THE DREAM RIG


Command center for your guitar experience.


Combine POD HD500X or Pro X with a James Tyler® Variax® guitar and DT amp or StageSource® loudspeaker to form the Line 6 Dream Rig—the only system that can instantly become virtually any rig. With the press of a single footswitch, you can recall up to 512 totally different rigs—with changes to preamp type, power amp configuration, guitar type, polyphonic alt-tuning, effects chain and more.

With StageSource L2m, you’ve got a cutting-edge, full-range, flat-response guitar system that delivers consistent tone at any volume—from studio to rehearsal, to the gig.

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* POD HD PRO X requires FBV Shortboard Mk II to act as MIDI controller.

PRODUCER GLENN ROSENSTEIN

Rocks StageSource PA speakers— as studio monitors.

CREATE

Stevic MacKay takes the Line 6 full-range rig into overdrive.

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JASON MRAZ

Dials up amazing live sound with StageSource.