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Amp modeling and digital effects in a classic tube amp.

The Spider Valve amp head delivers 12 channels of amp modeling - combined with several flavors of built-in modulation, delay and reverb ” driven by an all tube, all Bogner amplification design boasting 6L6 power tubes and 12AX7 preamp tubes.

Spider Valve is the result of a groundbreaking collaboration between Line 6 and Reinhold Bogner fusing the versatility of modeling with the performance and feel of a world-class tube amplifier.

Just as Line 6 revolutionized the world of amps through pioneering modeling technology, Spider Valve shatters the boundaries of tube amp performance by applying that same tonal range to Bogner's all-tube amp design, boutique component selection and stellar voicing.

Combining the performance, response and feel of a well crafted tube amp with the inspiring capabilities of amp and effect modeling - the Spider Valve amplifier delivers the best of both worlds.

Modeling + Tubes

The Spider Valve design combines 12AX7 preamp tubes with Line 6's signature modeling front-end, a marriage that allows each part of the sonic equation to deliver what it does best: creamy, cascading distortion and enriched harmonics from the tubes, and 12 of the world's finest amp models and seven stunning effects from the modeling front end. And, of course, perfectly matched 6L6 power tubes driving Celestion Vintage 30 speakers to deliver unprecedented sonic impact and spatial imaging.

With the simple front-end controls and display, programmable patches and presets are instantly within reach. Tweak your tone even further with the front panel Presence, Drive, Bass, Mid and Treble controls: this is a true-blue tube amp, and it acts like one, responding and delivering all the analog detail, performance and warmth of every amp model and effect.

Unleash your effects arsenal.

From the DL4 stompbox to the Echo Farm plug-in, Line 6 effects have achieved cult status in top studios and stage rigs of discerning guitarists. With Spider Valve, Line 6 delivers a palette of top grade integrated effects - easily accessed and tweaked from the front panel using the SmartControl FX knobs.

Modulation

A choice of phaser, chorus or tremolo lets you tweak your tone from rich luscious modulations to dramatic orbital gyrations.

Delay

From the swirling feedback of the sweep echo to the organic decay of the tape echo, Spider Valve delays provide an unmatched level of dimension and depth.

Reverb

The Spider Valve effects arsenal is complete with a dedicated reverb control ” allowing you to dial in anything from subtle ambiences to cavernous spaces.

The Bogner Story

Reinhold Bogner, the principal designer at Bogner Amplification, had been designing and building amplifiers long before leaving Germany in 1989. Moving to Los Angeles he quickly gained the trust of many influential players including Steve Stevens, Dan Huff, Allan Holdsworth, Mike Landau and Steve Vai who sought out his skill at modifying and custom building their amps.

But it was overhauling and revitalizing Eddie Van Halen's legendary 1968 Marshall Plexi in 1992 that propelled Bogner to legendary status and inspired him to launch his own high-end amp company, Bogner Amplification. Acclaimed for their rich, robust tones, channel-switching sophistication and sonic versatility - Bogner amps have earned a maniacally devoted following among discerning guitarists such as Jerry Cantrell, Lyle Workman, Wes Borland, Chris DeGarmo, Keith Urban, Richie Sambora and many others.

Using only premium components - in tandem with a level of craftsmanship that can only be referred to as "artistry"- Bogner amplifiers more than deserve their exalted reputation. Ever the restless creator, Bogner brought those same priorities, standards and sensibilities to bear on the Spider Valve design. Each Spider Valve amp--the 112, 212 and HD100-- combines the talent and experience of Bogner, arguably the tube world's leading light, with the know-how and technological savvy of the world's leader in modeling, Line 6.

All Line 6 products come with 24-7 customer support services. Use the automated help request system, access discussion forums, and download software updates and user manuals, plus a lot more.

* All product names used in this webpage 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.

FEATURES
  • 100W Class AB tube amp through (2) 12AX7 preamp tubes and (4) 6L6 power tubes
  • 12 dialed in amp models (channel voices) that deliver a complete tonal range from shimmering clean to insane grind
  • 7 Smart Control FX (up to 3 simultaneous) including Tape Echo, Sweep Echo, Standard Delay (all with Tap Tempo) Chorus/Flanger, Phaser, Tremolo, and Reverb
  • Built-in front panel tuner
  • 36 user programmable channels
  • 300+ artist created presets covering the greatest guitar tones of all time
  • POD® XLR direct out for studio direct tone
  • Compatible with FBV2, FBV Express and FBV Shortboard foot controllers
  • Single and dual 1/4" speaker output jacks for connection to auxiliary cabinets (4, 8 or 16 ohms)
  • 1/4" power amp input jack for POD® amp and effect modelers
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Weight: 35 lbs
  • Dimensions: 29" L x 14" H x 13" D
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Line 6Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head
 
4.9

(based on 46 reviews)

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The greatest amp....EVER?!?

By GuildNovaLover

from Saint Petersburg, FL

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

First off, I have been playing non stop for 17 years and have owned every type / name brand amp made. I Used to use only Peaveys, then I moved on to Crates, but now, I'm done....I'm married for life to my Line 6 Spider HD100. Why? A man name Reinhold Bogner, that's why!! If you have no idea who Mr. Bogner is, look him up or ask Eddie Van Halen (you can trust him, right?). Bogner is the ONLY man Eddie trusted to overhaul his world famous 1968 Marshalll Plexi (yes, the one you have heard on every VH album). However, did you notice on For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge that Eddie's tone went from Great to AMAZING, from "Brown" to GOLDEN? Well that's because the amp that has been behind Eddie's tone since day 1 was redone by Bogner and he made it better than ever. Once people found out who made the tones on that album EVERYONE hired Bogner to do their album, to the point that Bog's made so much money rehauling the world's most famous guitar players amps that he started his own amp company (not CHEAP!!). So somehow, Line 6, who already had their own very good name in the industry, got Bogner to create an amp for them. What did he do for them? He invented the greatest amp EVER!! HANDS DOWN!! You can dial up ANY tone you can imagine with this amp, ANY TONE, I've done it!! I have my head pushing a very old Marshall 4x12 loaded with original Greenback's from the 60's. Hear's what you do, dial through the presets and find a tone (any tone from pure clean, the country twang, SRV blues, classic rock, new rock, metal, DEATH METAL, and everything in between) and then you tweak THAT tone with the dials and amp modes (12 Channels of amp modeling, go find a $3500 Marshall head with that, YOU CAN'T!!). The Presence dial is GODLY!! You can tweak every tone, and every effect and every amp model and 4x12 that's inside it!! I use this amp everyday for 8-10 hours a day and it sounds better everyday. I have recorded with this amp and it records amazingly also. I have NOT reviewed anything on this site before, why? Because there has not been anything new that came out that was worth reviewing. EVERY other amp company is just making the same amps. This company did something different, they made EVERY AMP in ONE AMP. If you have played any Line 6 tube amp before you know how they are, now throw in the mind of Bogner and you are done. The ONLY problem? The book that comes with it. Now, it's a thick book, but there are only about 15 pages in english and it seems like it was written by a guy who just got out of a technical school and he does NOT explain how to really use this amp. So do what I did, play with it for a few hours, you'll fall in love with it even more and it'll truly be YOUR customized amp to your specs and you'll know every inch of this amp.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Metal Head's Dream Come True!

By Xx DBENC xX

from Port St. Lucie, Fl

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I've had mine for 4 weeks now and I must say I couldn't be happier! I'm so glad I bought this amp. The presets are great but you can deff dial in your own tone and it is sooo versatile. I play mostly Hi-Gain Metal but the clean, crunch and blues tones you can get out of this thing are just incredible. I sold almost all my pedals except I run a sonic stomp and a opto compressor through the FX loop that cleans up real well. Only beef is that the volume defaults for each preset are super loud and when you switch through them the volume changes dramatically. All in all for 8 bills this amp could go for double that and I'd still buy it again. Great job Line6. By far there best amp yet.

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5.0

Very nice amp

By NettysMan

from Hanford CA

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I have only had it for about a month i bought the extra warranty (Always a good idea) I had plenty of money to buy all the expensive high end amp heads my budget was about $6000 so i wasnt worried about price. but i choose this one cause it sounded very good plus i have to play were noise is a factor and i heard you had to crank up those high end tube amps to get the most out of them, you can get all kinds of sounds out of it and you dont have to crank it up too loud. i was a little aprehensive about buying line 6 their spider amps are not made very well but this amp is very solid.... so far im happy you get all the metal sounds you could ever want good clean sounds its a good ideah to at least get the footswitch for it. hope this helps someone

 
5.0

This Head Amazing

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I highly recomend this amp its buy far the most versatile tube amp out there and for less than 1K you can't beat it ive owned many of the other big name amps and this one puts them all to shame line 6 out did themselves the only bummer is the footswitch is sold seperatley but its well worth it so if your unsure on an amp and want a variety of awesome tone look no farther this baby has got it all!

 
4.0

Just So-So

By Racerx-3.s5o

from Pittsburgh, PA

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

Had the chance to really sit down and check out one of these, after much online hype, and while there are some pretty cool features to it, and the price isn't all that bad, it STILL seems to be missing something. Not quite the same amount of warmth to it as a full-fledged tube amp. Yeah, there are two preamp tubes in there, and yeah, this thing has a tube power amp section. But I'd be willing to bet the reason why it seems kinda sterile is because of the transition to digital at some point in the unit. Well, not to mention, I'd have to imagine Reinhold Bogner didn't dispense all his "magic" into this, which would undercut his OWN amps. For the price, it's a pretty decent amp. I'll stick with my all-tube amp, though.

 
5.0

AMAZING

By Kenny_Beaudoin

from New Bedford, MA

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I've had this head for almost a month. Line 6 has really done a great job on putting tubes into a they're digital heads. The sound is so crisp and clean. Before this I had a Peavey 5150 and I would chose this over the 5150 any day.

 
5.0

Incredible!!!

By Sprtstr96

from York,Pa

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I have owned A Triple Rectifier, FlextoneII and now I own the greatest amp I've ever played. You can play jazz or death metal in the same set. So versatile. I have never heard such amazing gain from an amp. And to here such thick tube tone from a Line 6. This amp is going to be huge. Like I said, INCREDIBLE.

 
5.0

Very nice suprise.

By Cooper

from The Dark Side of the Mooon

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I?ve played most all of the amps Line 6 has out there. I was not a fan of the Spider III. I currently own the Flextone III XL. It?s a great amp with a lot of features, but in the end the Flextone is another modeling amp. The sound is synthetic.I was trying out various Mesa Boogies when I stumbled upon the Spider Valve HD100 head. I saw the word Spider and immediately wrote this one off. I want the real deal, not a synthesized imitation. I then noticed the Bogner stamp. This made me curious. You turn the amp on and the Line 6 and Bogner logos glow... literally. The front face plate is glass that is lit from the sides causing the emblems to shine. Just behind this are the tubes in all of their glory. Shiny stuff? I love it. I plugged in, tried out the clean setting and was blown away. It was music to my ears? in every sense. This thing is powerful and crisp? just as good if not better than most all of the tube amps I had played. I tried the ?twang? setting and I was immediately in hillbilly heaven. I moved up to the hard rock, then metal, then insane settings. All of them were solid. The tubes really bring the models to life. It was at this point I discovered the artist presets. These cover a 50 year span of music. There are a ton of them. Before I knew it I had been toying with the presets for over 2 hours. I was not let down. The only issue I had with it is the onboard effects. They sound great, but you don?t really have a whole lot of freedom to tweak them to your liking? that didn?t really bother me, I?m up to my ears in pedals already.Overall, I was blown away by the quality, the price and the features. This thing is the perfect combination of raw tube sound and the freedom of modeling. I have no problem dropping $$$ for this thing. You?ll pay double for other tube heads that don?t come close to this. This thing totally revived my faith in Line 6.

 
5.0

One word ; AMAZING

By Smackthis

from Jacksonville,Florida

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

Over the past 27 years I have played just about every named of amp on the market, I actually toured the southeast circuit in the late 80's and swore by Crate but after buying a Line6 2 x 12 combo a year ago I had to get this beast, I WISH I HAD THIS AMP 15 YEARS AGO.. who knows where my music could have went. I honestly mean this, you can't go wrong with this amp at all, it sounds fantastic and it has just enough effects for me, I dont use much anyway, but this thing is a beast and I LOVE IT, you will too ... go get you one.

 
5.0

unbelievable.

By Cebux10

from Atlanta, GA

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

Everything i read about this amp is true. Bogner and Line 6 did an amazing job of combining the best of both worlds. what stood out to me is the variety of tones that are possible to dial in using only the amps natural distortion. The gain and tone controlls are very active in shaping the tone giving the player a huge arsenal of killer tones. Also the clarity of the spider valve line is unsurpassed. The "clean" channel remains completely undistorted even at the highest volume settings. This mixed with completely quiet opperation at high gain settings makes this amp truly amazing. Overall it's a great amp, one that i would have easily payed double the sticker price. I'm a new believer in line 6.

 
4.0

Very usable, but far from perfect

By Random Hero

from Eden Prairie, MN

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

This amp definitely picks up one some of the slack the spider III left us with, but it still has a few shortcomings. The clean channel does offer more warmth and depth, by quite a bit, but it still lacks the responsiveness I've come to expect from a good tube amp. My Carvin MTS amps, and even my heavily modded Gretsch compact 5W outdo this amp in the clean channel, which is most of what matters in a tube amp. It also, though better than the spider III, suffers from the same shortcomings of modeling amps, in that the EQ does very little and it's difficult to really define your own sound. The reverb is also quite poor. However, if you can get over this, the distortion channel sounds great, the delay is great, and the effects are very usable. Overall, it's certainly not bad, but you could do better for about the same price.

 
5.0

Amazing amplifier

By Smee

from Sulphur, Louisiana

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I bought this amp without even trying it out. The only reason I bought this amp is because of the tubes and I like the features on my spider 3 150hd. I thought the spider 3 hd was a great head.... YEAH RIGHT!! This amp smokes its little sister amps! The tubes make a huge difference in tone volume and just out right playability. This amp sounded great right out the box. I barely needed to make any adjustments. the only reason I gave this a 4.5 on features instead of a 5 is because the effects can be a little muddy with distorted tones. you only have rate options with the effects and no wet/dry options. the delays/ echos are great and the reverb is digital but still sounds good. the presence knob really makes this amp worth every penny!! the line 6 and bogner logos light up very bright. it can even be seen on a well lit stage! last but not least this amp is VERY LOUD and clear at high volumes!!! Thanks to this amp, I will never own another solid state amp as long as i live!!!

 
5.0

OMG

By Pooponyourface

from LA, CA

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

This head is absolutely amazing. I dont even know how to explain it. Its got all the built in features but w/ TUBE TONE!!! so when you turn it up it doesnt get MUDDY! omg. seriously, best buy ever.

 
5.0

Awesome Amp!

By NegativeCreep

from San Francisco, CA, USA

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

This amp is awesome bang for the buck. You can't get a better deal on equipment that is so versatile. I am impressed with the amp's ability to have many elements of an all-tube head and still utilize the digital processing power of the Spider III series. My only gripe is the Chorus/Flange effect, which the Spider series always had. If you turn it up just slightly, the effect goes nuts and you're in an intense swirly chorus trip. It's not subtle at all. All in all, this is a great product for the price. I'm going to keep my fingers crossed for an HD147 type head with Bogner tube design.

 
5.0

... and valves for all.

By villhelm the viking

from Austin, TX

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

Ever since these came out I wanted one, and finally I got one for. This thing is amazing! There is so much tonal versatility and control. The clean is fat and crisp, the gain is buttery and raw. You can's go wrong with this thing. I added my BBE sonic maximizer to the FX loop and it painted a huge array of color from my cab. I would highly suggest this magnificent amp.

 
5.0

Spider Valve Head

By chop883

from Clarkston, MI

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I have owned more guitar rigs than most music stored will ever carry. It is really rediculous. Mesa Triple Rec, marshall DSLs, Peavey JSX, Full Marshall Tube Racks, Peavey Tube Racks, Vox AC-30, Fender Super Reverbs, Fender Twin Reverbs, Crate V series Tube amps. The last few years, reguardless of image or ego, I have beem running a digital modeling preamp (Behringer V-Amp Pro) through a tube power amp, and I constantly experement with Tube Bias, EL-34s and 6L6s. I have found a rig like this to be so versitle and genuinlly awesome sounding that I wondered why someone had not put something like this into production. Most production modeling amps are typically a solid state transistor power section, which as we all know, will clip when cranked and end up sounding bad. But if you support a digital preamp with a tube power amp, you get added color, and enough true unclipped power to knock the auctience into next week while still keeping the tone sharp. Once I heard that Bogner and Line 6 had teamed up to come out with such an amp, I thought my prayers were answered. When they first came out, the music store close to me only had the Combo units, which are open back. I tried one out for a half hour and it was the most disappointing half hour of my life. I was bummed that it did not sound better. I wrote the amp off. Then a friend bought the HEAD version. He brought it over and we plugged it into my cab (G12T-75s). Within 10 minutes my jaw was on the floor. The tone is killer, and stays tight. Then I looked over and saw that master volume was only at 2. We ran it up to 4 and I was astonished at how unbelievably loud the amp got, while still keeping the sound tight like a tube amp should. The Bogner power section in this amp hits you in your chest hard, much harder than my current Peavey JSX head. So, regardless of image, if you are looking for something that will knock your socks off, have a look at the Spider Valve Head. I really look forward to my next encounter and I am already debating which one of my high end tube amps to sell so I can get one of these. It is a shame that the tube purist out there will never give this amp a try, they will be missing out. But just like legendary amps of the past, if something is that good, eventually the word will get out, and I do think in a few years, you will see the Line6/Bogner head on many stages. Really sweet. I have run my Line6 POD XT LIVE over several different tube amps, and it was sweet, but this amp sounds better and less compressed and digital. Whatever Line 6 and Bogner did to marry the DSP to a tube amp worked. I'm really excited to see this released and hopefully now more people will benefit from digital preamp designs.

 
5.0

LOUD WITH OPTIONS OR PLENTY

By Dropt

from Philadelphia, PA

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I've used Marshall, Peavey, Fender, Bogner, Crate, Line 6, Mesa, You name it...I never could find the right blend of what I wanted...until now...this is so versatile and EASY to use...but make sure you have time because there is so much to it...Throw out your pedal boards, do yourself a favor and buy an FBV express or an X3 to go with it and sell your pedals because this heads gets rid of their usage...trust me, buy this, you will NOT be sorry...oh and stand back, it's LOUD!!!!!

 
5.0

line 6 hd100

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

I went to a local guitar shop and plugged into a classic Mesa Boogie Dual Rec. I love the way those sound, I play metal so everything's there for me. I love everything that you can get from an amp, so the boogie's always sound good clean as well. Right after trying the Boogie, the local rep started talking about Bogner. I've never played one, but always wanted to hear it. He didn't have the alchemist, or uberschall, but did have the hd100 from Line 6. I was already up to par with line 6, jamming on the spider III before. I never really fell "In Love" with Line 6 by playing the spider III, so going to the Tube Line 6 I was hoping more. All I can say about this amp is it is the best amp that i have ever played. Reihnholdt Bogner isn't a legend yet because he's not dead, so he must be a walking God.

 
5.0

THIS IS IT FOLKS!!!!

By DefinitionsScott

from Buffalo, NY

Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

Now for those who know me personally, I am constantly buying and selling amps in pursuit of that perfect tone. I've owned in the last year a Peavey JSX, Mesa Dual Rectifier, Engl Fireball, 5150 II, DSL100, Hughes & Kettner Tube 50 and Sovtek MIG60 and this amp outdoes them all! After playing with it for a few days, i've dialed in a metal tone resembling the 5150 II's red channel, only way more dynamic!!! The clean sounds are terrific and the effects are mad fun to play with.I actually swapped out the stock 12ax7s and put in JJ's.. it tightened up the sound bigtime! The amp also lights up and looks rad on stage. The only downside is that the footswitch costs extra , but seriously, still a great deal! I'd recommend this amp to anyone who ever dreams of owning a Bogner but doesn't have the money. Dynamic, articulate distortion, awesome cleans, rad effects, and sweet looks.. how can you go wrong???

 
5.0

Finally something amazing from line 6

By Rusty Shackleford

from New Jersey

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Comments about Line 6 Spider Valve HD100 100W Guitar Amp Head:

My one compliant about line 6 spider amps were that they just don't have any power. The guitarist in my band had one, you can get virtually any sound you want. The only problem is that it sounds terrible when cranked. I want to a store and tried this thing out. I'm blown away, I hope my guitarist picks one of these up.

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