KorYi
n00b
Join date: Mar 2011
90 IQ
#1
So, finally got together the money (it's effin' expensive in here -.-) and after short 2-month wait, I got myself a POD HD500. And here it is ^^



Now for a review....Considering how many reviews and sound demos there are, I think it's bit pointless to write another one. I'd rather just say a few things I've noticed and I haven't seen in other reviews.

Firstly: this thing is freakin' huge and heavy. I haven't really realized how big it is before the dude in the shop brought in the box.

On the positive side though: features, features, features....I'm still quite amazed what all can this box do. And I don't mean just the huge number of various effects n'stuff. It's the little things that make me really happy about this purchase.

Like, you can actually set up the input impedance of the effect so it loads the guitar pickups in same way and amp or a stompbox would.

Another 'little' yet awesome feature is that you can setup the output according to what you play through and let the pod compensate for your amp, so the presets sound the same whether you play through amp or record directly (I remember on my old pedal I needed to have separate patches for each situation).

That's pretty much all I wanted to say ^^

Some demos, mostly w/ excessive gain and really crappy playing (always takes me a lot of tweaking to get to the sound i want, also didn't have have that much time to play with it)
ibanezguitars44
Tab Contributor
Join date: Jul 2004
2,916 IQ
#2
Nice! I love my hd.

Come check out the dsp thread.
Originally posted by primusfan
When you crank up the gain to 10 and switch to the lead channel, it actually sounds like you are unjustifiably bombing an innocent foreign land.


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R45VT
Doesn't speak guitar
Join date: Dec 2009
1,110 IQ
#3
Cool. I love my XT non floor model.
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trashedlostfdup
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Join date: Apr 2010
13,447 IQ
#5
HNEFXD. they are really sounding good for the money. honestly i would take one of those and a powered wedge out for some small gigs and for some open mic's.
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ibanezguitars44
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Join date: Jul 2004
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#6
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trying to keep that alive eh?


Sorta hahaha. But mostly because I figured spammy chat about the hd would be better suited there hahaha
Originally posted by primusfan
When you crank up the gain to 10 and switch to the lead channel, it actually sounds like you are unjustifiably bombing an innocent foreign land.


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