CALABASAS, Calif. March 18, 2010. Line 6, Inc. (www.line6.com),
the industry leader in modeling technology for music-creation products,
released today POD Farm™ 2 and POD Farm™ 2 Platinum software plug-ins.
The pair of AU/RTAS®/VST® plug-ins builds upon the
foundations set by their predecessors to deliver extensive model
counts, a simple yet powerful workflow and world-renowned POD® tone for
any digital audio workstation.
“The new plug-ins offer extensive updates and functionality that
recording guitarists have been asking for,” remarked Mike Murphy,
Category Manager for POD and PC Products at Line 6. “Enhanced routing
with flexible DSP, POD Farm Elements, and full MIDI support
provide an experience that’s both powerful and intuitive.”
The enhanced routing with flexible DSP (digital signal processing)
inspires creativity and allows for a broad range of tones. Users can
build Dual Tones, which are dual signal chains that can be played
separately or simultaneously. Dual Tones can include
up to twenty effect models of any type placed in any order within the
Included with both POD Farm 2 and POD Farm 2 Platinum, POD Farm Elements
are additional plug-ins that contain POD Farm models grouped together
by type. By providing access to single amp, preamp or effect models at a
time, users can choose an exceptionally
streamlined workflow and a modular approach to Line 6 modeling.
MIDI support offers complete control over POD Farm 2 and POD Farm 2
Platinum via any MIDI controller, including Line 6 FBV™ MkII-series foot
controllers. Intuitive MIDI Learn functionality makes it easy to
configure remote control of all amp and effect parameters
including model bypass, volume, mute, global tap tempo and more,
including tone switching with the new virtual A/B/Y box.
The wide variety of models in POD Farm 2 Platinum (including 78 guitar
amps—from boutique combos to high-gain stacks—24 cabs, 28 bass amps, 22
bass cabs, 97 effects and six crucial microphone preamps), and the
distilled model set of POD Farm 2, deliver unparalleled
ranges of tone. When the tonal variety couples with the refinements
made to the sleek POD Farm 2 interface, users can create rich, complex
tone presets quickly and easily.
POD Farm 2 and POD Farm 2 Platinum are Mac® and Windows® compatible.
Both plug-ins are available for use with either an iLok USB Smart Key or
Line 6 hardware.
POD Farm™ 2 for Line 6 hardware - $49
POD Farm™ 2 for iLok- $99
POD Farm™ 2 Platinum for Line 6 hardware - $249
POD Farm™ 2 Platinum for iLok - $299
POD Farm™ 2 Upgrade for iLok - $49
About Line 6, Inc.
Based in Calabasas, California, Line 6 is a leading manufacturer of
guitars, amplifiers, effects, effect processors, and recording
interfaces. Line 6 is world renowned for its studio- and stage-standard
gear featuring its patented amp and effect modeling and
digital wireless technologies. Line 6 invented digital guitar amp
modeling technology in 1996, and is currently the #1 maker of guitar
amplifiers. Its award-winning products are used by musicians worldwide
and have been featured on countless platinum and
Grammy® award-winning titles. Line 6 is distributed in over 60
countries, with operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and
China. For more information, visit www.line6.com.