The POD X3 will inspire and amaze you with the most complete collection of POD-quality guitar amp, cab, stompbox and studio effect models ever. This arsenal of rare vintage treasures, modern boutiques, and perennial classics offers nearly unlimited creative possibilities. Create your own tones or instantly play through any of the 250+ professionally dialed-in presets. For those in search of greater tonal possibilities, POD X3 gives you more power than ever before to create entirely new sounds. Split your guitar signal and play it through two guitar amp and effect signal chains at once. Add bass or vocals using the bass amp and high-end mic preamp models now included in POD X3. You can even plug in two instruments at once, each with its own independent tone processing. Whatever your music calls for, POD X3 has the power and flexibility to deliver. Whether you choose to recreate the sounds of the past or turn tradition on its ear, POD X3 comes fully-loaded with most inspiring collection of POD-quality amps and effects to let your sound break free. Most powerful POD EVER!Line 6 POD X3 Features and Benefits Electric Guitar POD X3 offers a whole new level of control over your guitar tone. Plug straight into any one of the 78 ear-shattering guitar amp models for pure, unadulterated guitar tone. Combine amp and cab models with the mouth-watering collection of 98 stompbox and studio effect models to build out your rig. Take your sound to the next level by blasting your guitar through two guitar rigs at once to create a massive wall of sound that even guitar heroes of the past would respect. Or plug POD X3 in front of your favorite stack or combo to pile on up to nine simultaneous effects, including
The desktop-friendly POD® X3 represents the exciting evolution of the classic bean-shaped digital guitar amp modeler, with an expanded array of 78 guitar amps, from high-wattage heavyweights to boutique beauties and vintage treasures.
Guitar amp models are just the beginning: With 24 guitar cabs, 98 stompbox and studio effects, 28 bass amps, 22 bass cabs and six vocal preamps - POD X3 comes complete with the all-around sonic firepower of a top-tier major-label studio, ready to tackle guitar, bass vocals and beyond. Whats more, its larger LCD and smart new editing workflow pages make it easier than ever to find, tweak and save tones.
POD X3 also offers powerful new Dual Tone processing and routing options. Split your single-input guitar or bass signal through two different amp and effect chains simultaneously to create gorgeous new hybrids, or use the dual inputs on POD X3 to individually process two instrumentsa microphone and a guitar, for exampleat the same time. Whether youre playing through a P.A., amp or recording rig, plug your microphone into the XLR input on the POD X3 to make vocals and acoustic guitars sound their absolute best.
Computer recording enthusiasts will want to exploit the USB 2.0 connectivity provided by POD X3 for multi-channel recording as well as its S/PDIF Stereo Digital Audio Output for sending an ultra-clean signal to their DAW. While commanding the studio with the classically styled POD X3, youll be outfitted with even more of the flexibility and timeless tones that have made POD the global standard for the discriminating guitarist.
Amps/Cabs: From Boutique Beauties to Screaming Monsters
Quite simply, there has never been an amp modeler with this much sheer firepower. The awesome amp arsenal in POD X3 boasts a whopping 78 guitar amps and 24 guitar cabinets, from boutique beauties to screaming monsters, along with 28 bass amp models and 22 bass cabinet models. With the new POD X3 Dual Tone processing, you can double your trouble by running through two amp rigs simultaneously, pairing any of the rumbling amp models in POD X3 for new and adventurous hybrids. And of course, POD X3 uses A.I.R. II microphone modeling to give you four mic options (with control of mic positioning and room bleed) for every single cab.
Effects: THe Most Mamoth COllection of Tones and Timbres Ever Assembled
Try to picture this: a pedal board thats 30-feet long, with close to a hundred of the all-time greatest stompboxes (in pristine condition!), along with an effects rack that houses top-notch outboard compressors, reverbs, EQs and vintage preamps. And imagine that you could play and record through this über-board with no noise at all, only one power supply and only a couple of knobs and switches to control the entire thing.
Thats what you get with POD® X3: 98 stompbox and studio effect models, the most mammoth collection of tones and timbres ever assembled. You can quickly create a custom effect path with up to nine simultaneous effects, and with POD X3 Dual Tone processing, you can even run through two completely independent effects chains at the same time, to create totally original (and insane!) walls of sound. POD X3 includes:
- Stomp: Fuzz, Distortion, Overdrive and every flavor of delicious dirt.
- Mod: Chorus, Flanger, Tremolo, Rotary, Phaser; some serious swoosh.
- Delay: Multiple types of Analog, Digital, Tape and other echoes, echoes, echoes. . .
- Reverb: Multiple types of Room, Hall, Chamber, Plate, Spring and more.
- Beyond: Compressors, Gate, 4-Band Semi-Parametric EQ, Guitar Synth, Filters, Wah and the entire galaxy of otherworldly timbre tweakers.
Bass and Vocals: THe Ultimate Secret Weapon for Bassists, SIngers, and Songwriters
hink POD is only geared towards guitarists? Think again: POD® X3 might just be the ultimate secret weapon for bassists, singers and songwriters too. Bass players can combine any of the 28 badass bass amp and 22 bass cab models with any one of its killer studio-grade mic preamps, high-end compressors and super-cool stompboxes. Better yet, why not use Dual Tone processing to run up to nine of those stompboxes and studio processors on each of your two simultaneous bass rigs . . . in stereo! Now thats lowdown and dirty.
Singers can run their studio microphone into the XLR input and take advantage of the warm and rich suite of mic preamp and compressor models provided by POD X3. Adding a touch of top-quality vintage spring or digital reverb will put that professional touch on all your best songs.
Perform live using POD X3 Dual Tone processing to turn your POD X3 into both a vocal processor/preamp (via XLR input) and a guitar amp modeler/effector (via 1/4-inch input), and simply send a single stereo pair to the house as you sing and play your sensitive heart out! While youre at it, why not a route a drum machine or sampler to the Auxiliary input for a little backing beat?
POD X3 isnt simply the most full-featured amp and effect modeler in the world. Its also a USB 2.0-based multi-channel digital recording interface, boasting top-tier specs like 24-bit studio-quality A/D and D/A converters and 32-bit floating point processing for sharp, clear audio imaging.
Its 1/4-inch and XLR inputs can be used to simultaneously record two individual instruments or microphones to separate tracks in your DAW, each in stereo and each with the option of recording a dry or processed signal. POD X3 also includes a S/PDIF Stereo Digital Audio output for recording direct to pro applications like Pro Tools, Logic Pro and others.
Tired of overtaxing your computers CPU for effect processing chores? Let POD X3 onboard, real-time processor tackle those tasks instead, alleviating the load on your computer and virtually eliminating annoying latency issues.