Both have loopers, amp modeling though the hd 500 has far more models though you probably wont use but just a few, tuners, wahvolume pedal, and all the standard effects plus a headphone out jack and software to control them and make patches with a usb connection to your. Being music makers ourselves, we love geeking out on all things gear. The digitech rp guitar pedal is loaded with over 160 effects and 200 presets giving you a splendid range of tones. You can check out the line 6 message board to find expert information and honest.
As such, some of the names are repeated, although more often than not, the actual patches are noticeably different, usually in the preampeq settings. Buy digitech rp500 integratedeffects switching system. Digitech fuzz the digitech fuzz tone is based off of the fuzz tone of the late 60s english bands with our own twist with fizz. What im wondering is for everyone who has a line 6 pod hd is how are the stompboxes. View and download digitech rp500 software installation manual online. The digitech rp500 offers lots of power and control. The rp boasts 32 amp modes, 18 cabinet models and 74 stopbox models. Digitech rp guitar multieffects pedal with integrated. Is pod hd500x better than digitech rp the gear page. Does the still have that absolutely useless dropout between patches. Help me choose a multi effect unit telecaster guitar forum. The digitech rp is a great option for live players, but realistically it only offers limited benefits over the rp 500. This pedal did not disappoint, very pleased with the wide range of tones this can give you.
I have a digitech rp , have tested the boss gts and i have to say its much easier and more intuitive to get good tones from it. I modeled after the famous hi gain insane ld line 6 patch. The delays are a tossup, though i prefer the rps modulated delay over that in the hd500. The following are patches for use on the digitech rp20 processor. All the variations and sound you create can be stored in 512 presets. I never got into my firehawk the whole tablet bluetooth setup to change amps effects just didnt do it for me. With this rp , we quickly found the sound that you want and then you can have fun to tweak. I returned a digitech rp because it sounded terrible. Digitech rp500 is great for the rich effects and large memory.
I prefer the envelope filters in the rp series as well, though the hds vtron is really very cool. Jan 30, 2018 i never got into my firehawk the whole tablet bluetooth setup to change amps effects just didnt do it for me. If the size and number of footswitches is important, then this might be the best option. Digitech has been in the guitar effects market for a long time. Also, i think the speakermic sims are better in the hd. We at digitech are very proud of our products and back up each one we sell with the following warranty. Hey guys im newbie here, looking for some advices i have the digitech rp for a while and i think it does the job pretty well. Guitar effect patches for zoom, digitech, korg, tc. This digitech pedal comes with a builtin phrase looper with 20 seconds of record time. The rp is a much more flexible unit imho, as it offers excellent preamps in addition to the incredible stompbox models. Buy digitech rp integratedeffects switching system. I really like the more compact me80 plus it can run on batteries if needed in a pinch. Richard hunters huntersounds patch for digitech rp. I gave the pod a try and it sounds pretty cool with all the effects and amp options, but it is missing the wah pedal which i was looking forward to.
Digitech rp vs pod hd 500 showing 19 of 9 messages. If the amp you are using has a preout and ampin jacks, some amps call it effectssend effectsreturn or you use a stand alone pre with a poweramp, you can route in such a way so that the rp uses the preamp in your amp instead of a simulated one andor viceversa. So here are a half dozen things i think about when im choosing between a digitech rp360xp and an rp500. Im glad to say that we offer terrific patch setups for both devices. Digitech rp360 xp patches guitar effects pedal tone. Floor multieffects free delivery possible on eligible purchases. Basically, its the v16 set for rp355 with 15 new patches. With an integrated effects switching system, no longer will you have to do the pedal tap dance just select your preset and your tone is engaged, just the way you like it. A tribute to great guitarists with bios, tabs, and pictures. The rp360xp is lighter and smaller than the 500, so just a little easier to haul aroundnot enough to make it my preferred device for any occasion. One thing you dont need to worry about with either device is whether my patches are available for it.
Featuring 20 banks housing over 100 total presets, five separate stompboxemulating footswitches and a builtin expressionvolume pedal, the digitech rp500 is a multifaceted, allinone effects station. Some of those new patches, like a set i created with a tweed deluxe amp modelmy favorite clean amp modeland a range of modulation fx, will be available as addon packs for the other rp series devices soon. Considered switching from digitech rp firehawk line 6. Digitech s jason lamb visits the pg offices and walks us through one of their hottest products, the rp500. Digitech stonerrockthick, sludgy distorted amp tone. About the patches some of these programs are different edits of the same patch, cases where i was trying out a different settings but didnt want to overwrite my original patches. Digitech rp500 software installation manual pdf download. So think about another option the play as you pay on zzsounds,i used that and its great or a pod hd 500. Tribute site to greta guitarists, and patch library for the digitech rp20. Digitech rp360 xp patches guitar effects pedal tone presets amp settings win mac. The hd500x comes with a staggering 256 presets already programmed and at the ready. Get started with these famous tones by connecting your gsp or rp unit to your mac or pc.
Aug 28, 2008 combining design elements of the smaller units with a crisp new silverblack look, the rp500 is the latest and largest addition to the rp range. Rp, multieffects for electric guitar from digitech in the rp series. You can then change the tone of the recording and then overdub. Digitech has given guitarists stuck between a few pedals and a prolevel switching system something to drool over. It can save up to 100 factory and 100 user presets, but cant run on batteries. Line 6 pod hd 400 or 500 vs digitech rp500 or by rcdiver57 on 20110607 19. If you do not gig around and just want this for recording or hobby get the less expensive models like the rp 355 which.
Line 6 pod hd500x vs boss gt10 submitted september 4, 20. When it comes to controls, everything is quite clearcut. Digitechs smaller units generally fall a little short of being up to the task, but they get pretty much everything else right. The design philosophy of the rp500 according to digitech is to offer players the versatility of a fully. Jun 16, 20 ive completed the patch design, programming, and setup for the first rp500 huntersounds patch set. But in my experience, its hard to find the right tone with the line 6, and. Combining design elements of the smaller units with a crisp new silverblack look, the rp500 is the latest and largest addition to the rp range. Rigtalk view topic anything to replace g system yet. The memory stores 200 presets with additional space for 200 usercreated presets. Visit our software page if you dont have the sound librarian installed yet. It does not allow you to run the number of effects that the pod hd i have and still think is.
I have gigged quite a bit with my gsp1101 in 4cm with my budda sd18 and the ability to switch, on a per patch basis, between the budda preamp with stompbox tones and the internal digi models directly into the budda power section is amazing. Apr 09, 2014 the digitech rp guitar pedal is loaded with over 160 effects and 200 presets giving you a splendid range of tones. Plus, you can pull a lot of different tones out of a multi effects unit, whereas your amp might be a little limited in. How to reset a digitech rp to restore factory settings. I currently have and rp355 and split time playing with the amp mo. For example, which when using these on the 2120, basically all your preamp settings work fine, but the effects do not transfer. To top off the rp, a 20second phrase looper allows the user to easily record, and overdub tracks for oneman band performances, writing and practicing. Mar 27, 2014 i figured that it was worth publishing as a post in its own right. You are now ready to start recording with cubase le 4. I want an mfx unit that models amps, cabs and effects and will provide good results in either scenario direct or through a combo. With an integrated effects switching system, no longer will you have to do the pedal tap dancejust select your preset and your tone is engaged, just the way you like it. Digitech rp500 vs zoom g5 decision between these two models, zoom g5 is obviously the winner. Details about digitech rp360 xp patches guitar effects pedal tone presets amp settings win mac.
I have the pod pro and the vamp and this units does. Popular on the digitech rp500, the rp multieffects pedal also features the pedal board. Control of the fulltime phrase looper can be expanded with digitech s optional fs3x optional foot controller. Digitech rp500 is a good choice if you need something cheaper, or if you prefer a simpler pedal. I will say this, if you have the rp and its working for you, keep it. I have an lt and sine then i stopped using my firehawk rp and line podhd bean. The digitech rp50 is an entry level multieffects floor unit with 40 user presets, 40 factory presets, drum beats and amp models. We will try to constantly put up more effect units. The digitech rp500 is the secondlargest member of the rp series, making it a definite option for players looking for something to use as a gigging companion.
This warranty is valid to the original purchaser only and is nontransferable. The rp500 set is locked and loaded now with patch list. I tried several of those units at gc for months going between the , gt10, and hd500, and all of them had a very noticeable 1. Digitech rp500 vs boss me 80 decision both pedals are great. I also hesitate to keep my long digitech and even make me fart rp. If there is a unit that you want to be included, please contact us. With two switchable modes, the digitech rp500 is ideal for stompbox loyalists as well as multifx users. I tested in the past several pod and it took me head. I mostly utilize its gate, wah, and infinite perpatch reverbs delaysmodulation. To change the usb setup options, follow these steps from the preset name display, press the wah rows led will be lit. Ive completed the patch design, programming, and setup for the first rp500 huntersounds patch set.
The looper function can record up to 60 seconds of phrase, and the memory can store up to 297 tones. I mostly utilize its gate, wah, and infinite perpatch reverbsdelaysmodulation. The new digitech rp takes a lot of the features that have made the rp series so popular, and integrates with your amp by allowing you to place the units effects either before or after your preamp kinda like having a pile of stompboxes on the floor and an effects rack plugged into. For example, the rotary sims are very good in the rp and not so good in the hd. Line 6 pod hd pro x patches guitar effects presets amp tone settings line6. Digitech warrants this product, when purchased new from an authorized u.
Although its by no means a direct replacement for the previous flagship of the range, the rpx400, it offers a similar halfway house option for players who find the smaller rp units too limiting, but are reluctant to make the step up to the complexity. Digitech rp360xp multifx with expression pedal and usb. Rp 500 digitech submitted march 30, 2016 by lester timmons in greensboro, nc. I currently play direct and through tube combo amps. Page 7 the box under the audio device column may say not connected if it.
Here is a list of all the available effect unitsamplifiers on the site. Rp downloadable patches i bought my rp a couple of years ago. Richard hunters huntersounds patch sets for the digitech rp series devices turn your digitech rp 150, 155, 200200a, 250, 255, 350, 355, 500, , or 360 into an incredibly powerful harmonica setup. These will work on other units as well, although there are some compatibility issues. Other boss products may be similar but the gt was intended to be the next. Please register online at within ten days of purchase to validate this warranty.1054 451 650 339 472 1055 882 584 841 1240 1275 50 897 1173 1411 717 365 698 1233 274 521 1149 358 277 876 1507 897 1362 538 752 306 65 144 499 756 173 1001