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Line 6 Pod (Version 2.0)

Since Line 6 first introduced the Pod in Dec. 1998, guitarists and recording engineers alike have embraced the red, kidney-shaped direct box for its ability to record great guitar sounds without the hassle of mike placement, guitar amps or speaker cabinets. Now Line 6 has released version 2.0 with significant upgrades and improvements (an upgrade kit is available for original Pod owners).

What is it that sets Pod apart from other effect boxes? Amp modeling. Line 6 uses digital-modeling technology to recreate some of the world’s best-sounding tube amplifiers in stereo along with 16 digital effects that can be used as a direct-recording device or a front-end effects box when plugged into an amp.

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