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Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor  

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Overview
  • 300+ presets — including exclusive rock star presets with unrivaled tone
  • 32 amp models
  • 16 cab models
Description & Specs
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    $179.99
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World class POD® tone and rockstar presets in the palm of your hand.

The Line 6 Pocket POD guitar effects processor is about the size of a hand-held tuner. Yet it's the only personal amp modeling and effects processor packed with over 300 custom presets dialed in by rock stars and professional studio musicians who know great tone. With its 32 classic and modern amp models, 16 cab models, and 16 effects, Pocket POD enables you to create mind-blowing guitar tones wherever inspiration strikes.

Just pop in 4 AAA batteries and you are good to go practicing with headphones or jamming with your favorite songs on your MP3 player. Let loose and play it loud with Pocket POD as your multi-effect processor in front of any amp. With Line 6's advanced A.I.R. II technology, you can even use Pocket POD guitar effect as a front-end recording device with the same tone used on countless platinum-selling albums.

The Line 6 Pocket POD has a user-friendly design that makes it simple to dial in the tone you're looking for. To customize your sound even more, plug Pocket POD directly into your computer via USB and download the FREE Pocket POD tone editing software from Line6.com. Take your sound to the next level with the Pocket POD processor by connecting to CustomTone.com, the online destination for guitarists. There you can choose from a library of over 3,000 preset tones, create new tones, and share them with guitarists from around the globe. Experience world-class tone in the palm of your hand at an unbeatable price. Make your sound your own.

Features
  • 300+ presets — including exclusive rock star presets with unrivaled tone
  • 32 amp models
  • 16 cab models
  • 16 effects
  • 4-way navigation pad
  • Chromatic tuner with muting
  • USB connectivity and free software from Line6.com
  • CD/MP3 jack
  • Portable design, hand-sized design
  • Optional DC power adapter (sold separately)
  • Artist presets include:
  • Steve Pedulla - Thursday
  • Randy Torres - Project 86
  • Bumblefoot
  • John Lefler - Dashboard Confessional
  • Tim Wheeler - Ash
  • Nick Hipa - As I Lay Dying
  • Phil Sgrosso - As I Lay Dying
  • Jim Ward - Sparta
  • Keeley Davis - Sparta
  • Matt Scannell - Vertical Horizon
  • John Z - Volto
  • Tim Mahoney - 311
  • Marcos Curiel - P.O.D.
  • Bjorn Agren - Razorlight
  • Dan Estrin - Hoobastank
  • JT Woodruff - Hawthorne Heights
  • Jim McGorman - Hawthorne Heights
  • Joel Stroetzel - Killswitch Engage
  • James Valentine - Maroon 5
  • 32 Amp Models based on*:'64 Fender® Deluxe Reverb®; '59 Fender® Bassman®; '68 Marshall® Plexi 100 watt; Marshall® JTM-45 meets Budda Twinmaster; '60 Tweed Fender® Champ®; Budda Twinmaster head; '65 Blackface Fender® Twin Reverb®; '60 Vox® AC 15 '60; Vox® AC 30 non-Top Boost; '85 Mesa/Boogie® Mark IIc+ Clean Channel; '85 Mesa/Boogie® Mark IIc+ Drive Channel; Dumble® Overdrive Special Clean Channel; '95 Mesa/Boogie® Dual Rectifier® Head;'89 Soldano SLO Super Lead Overdrive; Dumble® Overdrive Special Drive Channel; 1987 Roland® JC-120 Jazz Chorus; Line 6® Insane, and more.
  • 16 Cabinet Models based on*: 1960 Fender® Tweed Champ®; 1952 Fender® Tweed Deluxe Reverb®; 1960 Vox® AC-15; 1964 Fender® Deluxe Reverb®; 1965 Fender® Blackface Twin Reverb®; 1967 Vox® AC-30; 1995 Matchless Chieftain; 1959 Fender® Bassman®; 1996 Marshall® with Vintage 30s; 1978 Marshall® with stock 70s; 1968 Marshall® Basketweave with Greenbacks; Line 6® 4x12; Line 6® 1x12; Line 6® 2x12; Line 6® 4x10, and more.
  • 16 Professional Effects:
  • Compressor
  • Delay/Compressor
  • Tremolo
  • Delay/Tremolo
  • Chorus 1
  • Delay/Chorus 1
  • Chorus 2
  • Delay/Chorus 2
  • Flanger 1
  • Delay/Flanger1
  • Flanger 2
  • Delay/Flanger 2
  • Rotary Speaker
  • Delay/Swell
  • Delay

Order today and always be prepared to jam.

 

Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor Specifications:

  • * All product names used in this document are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Line 6. These trademarks of other manufacturers are used solely to identify the products of those manufacturers whose tones and sounds were studied during Line 6's sound model development.
  • Fender, Deluxe Reverb, Bassman, Champ, and Twin Reverb are registered trademarks of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. Marshall is a registered trademark of Marshall Amplification PLC. Vox is a registered trademark of Vox R&D Limited. Mesa/Boogie and Rectifier are registered trademarks of Mesa/Boogie Ltd. Dumble is a registered trademark of Howard Dumble. Roland is a registered trademark of Roland Corporation.
  • © 2007 Line 6, Inc. Line 6 and POD are registered trademarks of Line 6, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Line 6Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor
 
4.4

(based on 55 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (5)
  • Good selection of effects (5)
  • Versatile (5)
  • Excellent sound quality (4)
  • Responsive (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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        • Experienced (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Compact Line6 Device fills a Niche

      Seasoned musicians will recall the Tom Scholz' Rockman device from the 80s, which boasted the classic Boston guitar sound - but only had, like, 3 sounds, and direct connection to a mixing...Read complete review

      Seasoned musicians will recall the Tom Scholz' Rockman device from the 80s, which boasted the classic Boston guitar sound - but only had, like, 3 sounds, and direct connection to a mixing console resulted in a harsh sound. The PocketPOD takes the Rockman concept, increases capabilities exponentially, and with modeling algorithms that remove the harshness in use with mixing console or powered speaker. This device fills a niche for having Line6 "tones" in an extremely compact and lightweight package.
      Line6 users will find this device to be consistent with other Line6 effects devices and amps in terms of amp modeling, decent array of features, intuitive controls, etc. The dual-function knobs make the most desirable controls available with just three knobs. I found it extremely handly to throw in my cable case, plug into a keyboard amp and be generally up to speed within minutes at a band rehearsal. I can see huge advantages for the traveling musician, where lightweight and compactness can matter.

      Additionally, I was please that I could tweak and save settings on the spot, to, for instance make various sounds the same general loudness.

      However, I downloaded the companion software and, even though I work with PCs for a living, was a little intimidated by the graphical display of the software and wordy manual.
      Quality of assembly and workmanship is consistent with other mainstream musical instrument electronics. There appears to be a few milliseconds of processing delay.
      At the street price, I had originally assigned of a value of "7", but Line6 makes the consumer buy an AC power supply - an item that probably would cost Line6 very little if purchased in bulk. Kind of short-sighted...lowering my rating to a "6".

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Unfinished Prototype

      Im a massive fan of Line 6 pods but this product is very seriously flawed.The biggest problem for me personally is the high battery consumption. I noticed the LCD light is temporary with batteries...Read complete review

      Im a massive fan of Line 6 pods but this product is very seriously flawed.The biggest problem for me personally is the high battery consumption. I noticed the LCD light is temporary with batteries but it still seems to drain them within around 1 hour. Also there is no power supply included. A bloody cheek if you ask me.Also, most inserts/outputs are situated at the rear of the pod. The headphone/line output would be best left here, but the jack input and cd/mp3 in really should be at the front. Infact it would have worked great if line 6 simply turned the lcd upside down. The unit is incredibly light but I would have preferred a metal casing, plus I think the casing should have been slightly bigger to accomodate one or two more controls like delay....And this brings me to my biggest problem with the pocket pod; the delay settings and cab settings cannot be saved, although delay/flange and delay/comp work and save fine. Line 6 identified this bug some time ago but seem to have done nothing to remedy it.Fine tuning of the pocket pod can be accessed via downloadable 3rd party software. Again, not produced by line 6 or supplied with the unit. Surely they could include a free cd?On the plus side though everything else is supperb. As good as the pod is you will need a decent size amp/pa for it to sound good, just as playing through decent cans will sound infinitely better than little walkman headphones. I experienced no problem with finding very, very good tones from mine. The selection of amps, effects and cabs are top notch, just like the Pod 2.0. Despite the flaws i will not be taking mine back to the retailer, simply because there is nothing better on the market at this price range.

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      4.0

      Does what it says

      By JAMMER123

      from Canada

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Good Selection Of Effects
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

          Works great, portable. Sucks up batteries, buy the DC adapter. Dont expect it to sound great when run through a stereo.

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          4.0

          Pocket Pod A Must Have!!!

          By jjoeaxe

          from Florida

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Excellent Sound Quality
          • Good Selection Of Effects
          • Responsive
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Performances

            Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

            I do a single and the pocket pod works wonderfully direct into my mixer. Sounds really nice. No need for an amp! If you do a single, check it out.

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            5.0

            Sweet

            By Buckster*

            from Pasadena, MD.

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Excellent Sound Quality
            • Good Selection Of Effects
            • Great Pre-sets
            • Responsive
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Priced Slightly High

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio
            • Simulating Band Sounds

            Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

            Great little pedal... Tuner included... Band pre-sets very accurate & useful!!! Must own...

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Exactly what I was looking for.

            By EW

            from NOLA

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            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Excellent Sound Quality
            • Good Selection Of Effects
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

                Was looking for a very compact, quality sounding multi-effect processor that I could use with headphones so I could practice anywhere, without interfering with other family members. This little unit was perfect. It uses 4AAA bat's (of course you can use an external power supply (not included)), has a beltclip that holds to a guitar strap, and sounds very nice. The presets offer many variations of every flavor of music tone that I care to play, blues, classic rock, metal, twang, its got it. Just the right amount flange, delay, reverb, gain ,etc... but you can tweak the individual effect levels if you like, to make it more to your liking. In that regard, the presets can be used sort of like starting points, and saved user defined.

                The preset names are very representative of what the sound is, so easy to remember the ones you like. Plus you can set user defined presets, etc...

                Very powerful little unit. I can't imagine anyone not thinking it a real asset after using it. And for the price, a real value as well.

                An added feature is the multitrack recording software, which I have not used yet, so cannot comment further.

                EW

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect!

                By Go Fish

                from Hilton Head Island, SC

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                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Excellent Sound Quality
                • Good Selection Of Effects
                • Responsive
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances
                  • Practice
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

                  This is a great product because it allows one to hook up anywhere without electricity. For long hours of practice - it's perfect. I play in bed. Or you can lay outdoors with no electrical outlet. Play in the car - anywhere. The sound effects are great and there is no distortion. Once again - the best part is it runs on four AAA batteries.

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                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Compact Line6 Device fills a Niche

                  Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

                  Seasoned musicians will recall the Tom Scholz' Rockman device from the 80s, which boasted the classic Boston guitar sound - but only had, like, 3 sounds, and direct connection to a mixing console resulted in a harsh sound. The PocketPOD takes the Rockman concept, increases capabilities exponentially, and with modeling algorithms that remove the harshness in use with mixing console or powered speaker. This device fills a niche for having Line6 "tones" in an extremely compact and lightweight package.
                  Line6 users will find this device to be consistent with other Line6 effects devices and amps in terms of amp modeling, decent array of features, intuitive controls, etc. The dual-function knobs make the most desirable controls available with just three knobs. I found it extremely handly to throw in my cable case, plug into a keyboard amp and be generally up to speed within minutes at a band rehearsal. I can see huge advantages for the traveling musician, where lightweight and compactness can matter.

                  Additionally, I was please that I could tweak and save settings on the spot, to, for instance make various sounds the same general loudness.

                  However, I downloaded the companion software and, even though I work with PCs for a living, was a little intimidated by the graphical display of the software and wordy manual.
                  Quality of assembly and workmanship is consistent with other mainstream musical instrument electronics. There appears to be a few milliseconds of processing delay.
                  At the street price, I had originally assigned of a value of "7", but Line6 makes the consumer buy an AC power supply - an item that probably would cost Line6 very little if purchased in bulk. Kind of short-sighted...lowering my rating to a "6".

                  Comment on this review

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Bang for your Buck

                  Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

                  Money well spent. I also own the M13. Right now I don'd even crank up my JCM anymore. I use my pod which means I can play whenever I want withou disturbing the entier house. I have a bad tendency to dime everything, and this thing is plenty loud through decent headphones. I love this thing. The only reason i don't give it a 10 is because it's made out of plastic. Tone wise and ease of use is a 10.
                  All I can say is wow. I used to own a sound studio back in the 80's which was like the rockman except the sound studio sounded way better. The features are excellent especially when you log on to line 6 and you can actually tweak your settings. It actaully has more features than what the pod has on the face of it, including precense and a whole bunch of other stuff thats very useable. It is very responsive. Those that say it's sterile shuld have their head examined. What sound are you looking for???? Look no further you can get it. Country to death metal.....80's hair band...it's all there . The only draw back is the battery life. Wish is was 9v instead of 4 triple A's.
                  The quality is great. The only issue is that it's plastic which I am not a fan of.
                  Can't go wrong with this unit.

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                  5.0

                  Love this toy

                  Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

                  Use it all the time.
                  Everything I need to play on the road. LOVE IT
                  Works great but looks to be a bit fragile. I travel with it in a hard padded case.
                  Great buy for the $

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                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  It's decent

                  By William Bradley

                  from Georgia, United States

                  Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

                  Buy it if you're a musician who travels a lot. It can always be there for you when that moment of inspiration strikes.
                  You can't go wrong with presets, not one sounds like another, which is a rare find for a lot of digital presets on amps. However the only 2 presets that suck are the "Fuzz" and "Fuzz Echo." Gave me an earache after listening to it.
                  It holds up good and the additional effects (the knobs) can really get the job done depending on how you have them dialed in. Only problem is; it's battery powered and drains them faster than you can say "Gibson." (there is a 9V power adapter outlet for it on the back, so I suggest you have one ready if you buy this)

                  Another problem is that it only produced feed back (with every preset) when I plugged it into my amp. But it sounds great with headphones. (It was mainly intended for travelling guitarists so I won't bash it to terribly.)
                  For a small battery powered effects system, it is a bit pricey. But it can do everything that the real POD is capable of. Again, just make sure you have some AAA batteries ready if you plan on taking this on a trip or anything.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  FABULOUS

                  By Steve Richards

                  from Costa Mesa, CA

                  Comments about Line 6 Pocket POD Guitar Multi Effects Processor:

                  I bought my Pocket Pod several years ago at Guitar Center. I needed a head phone amp
                  and I was more than satisfied. I tuned in Jeff Beck and Fender spring reverb and any sound
                  style you can imajine. High Volume and Tone, makes you a pro in no time. You can't gowrong with these effects and amp models and reverb, chorus etc, it's all there.
                  fantasic number one
                  Fantastic the best
                  The best at any price

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