Line 6s patented digital modeling technology gives bass players a collection of classic bass amp and cab models, and a state-of-the-art solution to recording bass direct. Bass POD delivers the most sought-after bass amp tones, including the Ampeg SVT and B-15, the Marshall Major and Plexi Super Bass, SWR, Versatone and the Vox AC 100, along with an assortment of cabinet models and digital effects.
Bass POD features 16 Bass Amp Models, 16 Bass Cabinet Models, and A.I.R. - Line 6s proprietary technique for simulating the complex interaction of microphones and speaker cabinets. Sixteen digital effect combinations, specifically designed for bass, include Distortions, Phasers, Flanger, Envelope Follower, Octave Divider and Crossover. The amp/cab combinations can be used as is, or mixed and matched to create custom sounds. 36 programmable channels are provided for storage of custom amp/cabs/effects.
Unique Dual Outputs (modeled and direct) give Bass POD an edge in recording bass guitar - allowing studio mixes of direct bass and modeled, miked bass amps. The 16 effects, always available on Bass PODs modeled output, can be applied or not to the direct output.
Bass POD sounds can be seamlessly transferred to any other Bass POD, allowing sounds to be ported easily from rehearsal to studio to stage and new sounds to be acquired through the Line 6 ToneTransfer Web Library.
Housed in a deep charcoal gray version of the all-metal chassis that made PODs bean shape an icon for guitarists, Bass POD is scheduled to ship in Q2 2000 with a retail price of $499.99.