Line 6 Unveils POD X3 & POD X3 Live Guitar Effects

Line 6 Pod X3Well, it was leaked late last month, and the whole thing got kind of overshadowed by the news that Line 6 had developed a new line of , but today the company officially unveiled their latest line of POD products––the and .

While the two products have entirely different form factors, it appears that both the POD X3 and POD X3 Live share a common set of digital models for tweaking your guitar’s tone, including a whopping 98 different stomp-box and studio effects models, 74 amplifier models, and 24 cabinet models.

As if that weren’t enough, for this latest batch of PODs Line 6 has included a full 28 bass amplifier models, 22 bass cabinet models, and 6 vintage and contemporary microphone pre-amps.

Line 6 Pod X3 Live

Other stand-out features include: a new and improved LCD display that allows you to visualize your entire signal chain on just a single screen (a first for the POD family,) dual tone modeling for splitting your guitar’s signal into two different amp/effects chains or processing two signals at once (vocals/guitar, guitar/bass, etc,) and of course full USB 2.0 connectivity, as well as S/PDIF output for sending an ultra-clean signal to your DAW.

If you check out Line 6’s website they’ve got a to give you a better picture of the POD X3 line in action (though I’ll warn you it’s hella’ slow to load.)

The POD X3 is expected to sell for a street price of around $399, while the POD X3 Live while fetch just under $500.