Line 6 POD HD500 Review

With a seemingly unlimited amount of delays, modulations, distortions, compressions, EQs, filters, and reverbs, the Line 6 POD HD500 Amp Modeling Multi-Effects Pedalboard offers a way for musicians to revolutionize how they play with so many options to customize the way they sound. This unit is easy to program, making it easy for anyone to get the sound they are trying to achieve.

A Brief Introduction

Priced new at about a half a grand, the expensive Line is built to last and comes with a durable metal chassis, footswitches, and expression pedal. This model comes with free editor and librarian software and a USB cable to make editing and recording at any computer a breeze. It also includes a huge amount of space to store favorite sounds for use when recording or playing live anytime.

Features Line 6 POD HD500

  • Includes 16 HD amp models
  • Built in tuner with signal mute
  • Over 100 effects included with up to 4 simultaneous effects
  • 24 second looper for use while recording or playing
  • 128 user presets and 256 factory presets

Pros and Cons

The Line 6 POD HD500 has a great look and is long lasting and durable, so it is perfect for musicians who travel. However, to get the most out of the system, users must thoroughly read the manual. Some musicians may feel the switches for the amp/line, pad/normal, and ground lift are too small, and that the sound does not perform at as high of a quality when the volume is set high.

Thoughts from Owners Line 6 POD HD500

Most owners are very pleased with the Line 6 POD HD500. Some even calling it the best piece of guitar equipment they have ever purchased. They like how professional the look of the system is and how helpful the Line 6 website is with their knowledgeable and efficient customer service team. Some owners wish the display screen was bigger, and feel that it is very touch-sensitive. And advise others to exercise care when setting the tone.

Making Users Better Musicians

The Line 6 POD HD500 is great to use both live and during recording with it’s easy to navigate programming. Users can get even more out of the system when they download patches from Line 6’s website. Additionally, it offers the flexibility musicians need, with the ability to connect to just about any other kind of equipment. With the added ability to worth with Line 6’s DT50 tube amplifiers.

With the Line 6 POD HD500, customers are getting what they pay for – and more. There are so many effects to choose from that possibilities for sound are virtually endless. Offering a great quality of sound and clarity, this product is excellent for musicians on the road as it will hold up well. The manufacturer even calling it “bulletproof.” With its professional look and practically unlimited features, musicians can do anything with it.

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