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Line 6 HX Stomp

Amp-modelling & Effects Processor
Published January 2019
By Paul White

Line 6 HX Stomp

This pedal puts Line 6's flagship Helix processing in a compact stompbox.

If Line 6's flagship Helix processor seems like overkill for your needs, then perhaps their more compact HX Stomp will appeal. Its robust metal construction and small footprint promise to make it an ideal all-rounder to add to a pedalboard or to your studio's amp-modelling and effects arsenal.

Overview

Essentially, the HX Stomp can be thought of as a half-power Helix — it runs the same algorithms and offers similar features, but it can run a maximum of six processing 'blocks' simultaneously. The four-cable mode allows selected effects to be deployed in an amplifier's effects send/return loop, and there's a TRS jack that allows two switches, two expression pedals or one of each to be added. The HX Stomp's stereo effects loop can also be...

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Published January 2019