Here's what Line 6 say about the HD500X
Power to define your own sound.
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-effects—ever.
HD AMPS AND INSPIRING EFFECTS
Stunning sound quality. Amazing detail.
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 packs—available from our online store. POD HD X multi-effects give you the building blocks to create any signal chain imaginable.
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.
Perfect for the studio or the stage.
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.
Total tone control.
POD HD X multi-effects feature an extensive set of deep parameters, giving you incredible tools to customize your tone. Adjust the Sag parameter to dial in the perfect amount of touch dynamics and sustain, and change the tone and color of the power amp distortion. Increase the amount of tube compression by varying the Bias Excursion. Fine-tune the cab with Resonance, Decay, Low Cut and Thump parameters. You can even use the Global EQ feature to perform room correction EQ without reprogramming individual presets. POD HD X multi-effects provide a powerful platform for creating tone that’s all your own.
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100+ STUDIO AND STOMP EFFECTS
All the effects you need.
Featuring classic stomps, amazing Line 6 originals, and rare and eclectic studio effects, POD HD X multi-effects will inspire your playing in endless new ways. Explore new song ideas and riffs using a broad collection of distortions, delays, mods, filters, reverbs and more. Mix and match up to eight simultaneous guitar effects and discover entirely new sounds. Only one question remains—how far do you want to take your sound?