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Line 6 Helix Guitar Multi-Effect Processor
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The Line 6 Helix™ is a tour-grade multi-effect pedal that sounds and feels authentic, and a comprehensive master controller for guitar systems ever built. Start by recreating the tones in your head with the new HX modeling engine—the new amps, cabs, mics, and effects will feel familiar to anyone who has ever spent time in the studio getting the best guitar sounds from both vintage and modern gear. Have a pile of oddball pedals that you rely on for your personal sounds? No problem. Take advantage of the most comprehensive I/O and routing capabilities ever built into a multi-effect and easily integrate them into the Helix environment. Once connected, create custom setups and footswitch labels that make your external pedals feel like they’re all under the hood. And now with new Helix 2.0 firmware, you get additional models and features that deepen the Helix experience, including new amp models, Snapshots for instant recall of tonal elements, and expanded integration with Variax® guitars. Whether you spend your time in the studio or on the stage, Helix is the next-generation guitar processor you’ve been waiting for.

Line 6 Helix Features

  • Dual DSP-powered HX modeling engine with 4 discrete stereo signal paths, 45 amps, 30 cabs, 16 mics and 72 effects
  • Imports 3rd party 1024/2048 cab IR’s (impulse responses)
  • 12 capacitive-sensing footswitches and customizable scribble strips—touch to edit, hold to assign, press to engage
  • Hands-free Pedal Edit mode lays out effect parameters across switches and expression pedal
  • Near-instant footswitch and controller assignment
  • Up to 3 expression pedals, CV/Expression out, external amp switching and deep MIDI control
  • Extensive I/O for seamless integration with your entire rig - 10 inputs 12 outputs (including four fx loops), plus 8-in/8-out USB audio interface
  • AES/EBU, SPDIF and VDI interfaces
  • Industry-leading 123dB of dynamic range on the guitar input, for tremendous depth and ultra-low noise
  • Tour Grade construction
  • Helix Guitar Multi-Effect Processor1
  • Amp Models87
  • Effect Models231
  • Presets1,024 (8 setlists x 32 banks x 4 presets)
  • Simultanious Processing BlocksUp to 32 (DSP permitting)
  • Signal Flow OptionsUp to 4 stereo, serial or parallel
  • Snapshots8 per preset
  • Impulse Responses (IRs)128x 1024 or 2048-point
  • Global EQ Bands3 fully parametric + variable low & high cut
  • Main Display (in/cm)6.2/16.5 (Color)
  • Footswitches12 capacitive touch w/ RGB rings + EXP toe switch
  • Footswitch ModesStomp, Preset, Snapshot, Looper, Pedal Edit
  • Footswitch TypesLatching, Momentary
  • Looper Types6 Switch, 1 Switch, Shuffling
  • Looper Memory (Full Speed)60 sec mono/30 sec stereo
  • Looper Memory (1/2 Speed)120 sec mono/60 sec stereo
  • 1/4” InputsGuitar, Aux, Return 1-4
  • 1/4” OutputsMain L/R, Send 1-4
  • XLR InputsMic pre w/ phantom power
  • XLR OutputsMain L/R
  • Effect Loop(s)4x Send, 4x Return, stereo-linkable
  • Digital InVariax VDI, S/PDIF
  • Digital OutS/PDIF, AES/EBU/L6 LINK™
  • Headphones1/4" Stereo
  • MIDIIn, Out/Thru + USB
  • USB Audio Interface8-In, 8-Out With Re-Amping
  • Master Remote ControlCommand Center
  • Variable Impedance CircuitryGuitar In
  • ChassisExtruded aluminum w/ cast aluminum side panels
  • TreadleCast aluminum
  • Scribble Strip LCDs13 x 2”/5cm
  • 1/4" Exp Pedal InputsEXP 2, EXP 3
  • External Amp Control Outputs2 (1=Tip, 2=Ring)
  • PowerIEC
  • Product Height (in/mm)3.61/92
  • Product Width (in/mm)22.05/560
  • Product Depth (in/mm)11.87/301
  • Product Weight (lb/kg)14.6/6.6

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