The James Tyler Variax and POD HD—Tips on Getting Acoustic Sounds

If I could point to one topic that I seem to get asked about the most, relative to the video content that I make for Line 6, it would have to be the subject of “how to get the best acoustic guitar sound out of a James Tyler Variax.” Personal messages, emails and YouTube comments […]

POD HD Amplifier Extras—Using the Sag, Bias and Bias Excursion Settings

POD HD Amplifier Extras—Using the Sag, Bias and Bias Excursion Settings It’s probably accurate to say that most of us haven’t checked out the extra features that were added to the power amp section of POD HD some time ago. Some people I talk to assume that they were parameters added to please a small […]

Creating and Working with Dual Signal Paths

Creating and Working with Dual Signal Paths Some POD HD processors* give you the ability to create two separate parallel processing chains. These dual signal paths allow you to process two different input signals in one POD patch—or process the same input differently—and offer a wealth of different sonic options that you can use to […]

Creating a custom Nashville-tuned guitar with the James Tyler Variax and Workbench software

Variax Workbench software – the ultimate tool for creating custom instruments. Variax Workbench is the librarian software that now comes free with the James Tyler Variax. Since the manual for it is imbedded into the software itself, and the software doesn’t have an offline mode (meaning that you can’t run it without a Variax connected […]