Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler - FX Processor for Electric Guitars

Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler - FX Processor for Electric Guitars

Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler - FX Processor for Electric Guitars

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Product Highlights

  • Over 100 Guitar Effects
  • 4 Effects Can Be Used Simultaneously
  • 48 Programmable Scenes
  • Built-In Chromatic Tuner
  • 28-Second Phrase Looper
  • Dedicated Knobs & Footswitches
  • Tap Tempo
  • 4 x LCD Screens
  • Stereo Ins, Outs, Sends & Returns
  • MIDI I/O
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  • 1Description

Fashioned in a form factor which aims to reproduce—and perhaps replace—a traditional pedalboard, the Line 6 M13 is a stompbox modeler intended for use with electric guitars. It allows you to arrange a whole host of effects, many of them modeled off of classic pedals from the analog age, into 48 individual scenes, which you can switch up on the spot between songs. You can think of it as 48 different pedalboards with four stompboxes apiece; as such, the unit is quite handy for a touring guitar player, giving you over 15 distortions, more than 20 reverbs, and a panoply of delays, modulation effects, and filters.

The pedalboard gives you the ability to use four individual models at any one time, with six knobs and three footswitches for each effect. An LCD screen at the top of each section gives you a visible readout of each modeled effect, and furthermore, correlates in color with the applicable footswitches for easier view on a dark stage.

The unit also features a 28-second looper with controls for Undo/Redo, Record/Overdub, Play/Stop, and more. For all of the delay, modulation, and filter effects, you can utilize tap tempo to get their various parameters in lock-step and sync. The M13 offers a plethora of connectivity options, giving you two inputs for expression pedals, stereo inputs, stereo outputs, and a set of stereo send/return jacks. All of these connection points are 1/4" terminations, but there is also a MIDI I/O, allowing you to back your scenes up on a computer.

Features at a Glance

Sound Features at a Glance
  • Over 100 stompbox effects, 4 simultaneous in any order and any combination
  • Dedicated knobs to control each parameter for every effect
  • Create up to 48 pedalboard scenes for instant recall, giving you 48 individual pedalboards available at any time
  • Universal tap tempo to sync all your time-based effects
Hardware Features a Glance
  • 28-second looper with dedicated footswitch controls for Undo/Redo, Record/Overdub, Play/Stop, Half Speed, Reverse, Play Once, and Pre/Post
  • Built-in chromatic tuner with dedicated footswitch
  • Metal chassis and footswitches

Effects in Depth

Delays
  • Digital Delay
  • Analog Echo
  • Analog w/ Mod
  • Tape Echo
  • Tape Echo Dry Thru
  • Multi-Head
  • Sweep Echo
  • Sweep Echo Dry Thru
  • Reverse
  • Tube Echo
  • Tube Echo Dry Thru
  • Lo Res Delay
  • Digital Delay w/ Mod
  • Stereo Delay
  • Ping Pong
  • Dynamic Delay
  • Auto-Volume Delay
  • Echo Platter
  • Echo Platter Dry Thru
Modulation FX
  • Opto Tremolo
  • Bias Tremolo
  • Phaser
  • Dual Phaser
  • Panned Phaser
  • U-Vibe
  • Analog Flange
  • Jet Flanger
  • Analog Chorus
  • Tri Chorus
  • Pitch Vibrato
  • Panner
  • Rotary Drum
  • Rotary Drum/Horn
  • Dimension
  • Ring Modulator
  • Barber Pole Phaser
  • Frequency Shifter
  • Script Phase
  • AC Flanger
  • 80A Flanger
  • Pattern Tremolo
Distortions
  • Tube Drive
  • Screamer
  • Overdrive
  • Classic Distortion
  • Heavy Distortion
  • Colordrive
  • Buzz Saw
  • Facial Fuzz
  • Jumbo Fuzz
  • Fuzz Pi
  • Jet Fuzz
  • Line 6 Drive
  • Line 6 Distortion
  • Sub Octave Fuzz
  • Octave Fuzz
  • Boost Comp
  • Volume Pedal
  • Bass Octaver
Compressors & EQs
  • Red Comp
  • Blue Comp
  • Blue Comp Treb
  • Vetta Comp
  • Vetta Juice
  • Tube Comp
  • Noise Gate
  • Graphic EQ
  • Studio EQ
  • Parametric EQ
  • 4-Band Shift EQ
  • Mid Focus EQ
Filters
  • Tron Up
  • Tron Down
  • Seeker
  • Obi Wah
  • Voice Box
  • V Tron
  • Throbber
  • Spin Cycle
  • Comet Trails
  • Slow Filter
  • Octisynth
  • Synth-O-Matic
  • Attack Synth
  • Synth String
  • Growler
  • Q Filter
  • Vetta Wah
  • Fassel
  • Weeper
  • Chrome
  • Chrome Custom
  • Throaty
  • Conductor
  • Colorful
  • Smart Harmony
  • Pitch Glide
Reverbs
  • '63 Spring
  • Lux Spring Reverb
  • Vintage Plate Reverb
  • Room
  • Chamber
  • Hall
  • Ducking
  • Octo
  • Cave
  • Tile
  • Echo
  • Particle Verb

Features in Depth

FX Units
The M13 has been split up into four FX units, each sporting three footswitches for quickly storing and running any effect.
Displays
Each of the four displays shows the settings of your current FX setup, giving you a read on FX model name, parameters, and memory. The displays' colors correlate with the footswitch lights, so that on a darkened stage, you'll always know which switches correspond to which effects.
Knobs
As with an analog stompbox, each knob controls the parameters of the particular effect you've activated. When you turn a knob, the parameters you effect will remain set at the level you've chosen—even after you power the unit off.
Scenes
With the M13, you can save up to 48 unique pedalboard arrangements, each one constituting a scene. Now, you no longer need to bother with hook-and-loop fasteners just to swap out a couple of pedals.
Onboard Tuner
When activated, this tuner will be displayed in the LCD, and the incoming signal will be muted.
Tap Tempo
With this function, you can match the time, speed, and tempo of your delays, modulation effects, and filters to create comprehensive and cohesive textures.
28-Second Looper
In looper mode, the bottom two rows of footswitches become dedicated looper controls, giving you the ability to undo a layer, make it play in half speed, and more.
Mono/Stereo Operation
Some models (like Stereo Delay) provide stereo operation. When run before a mono model (like a distortion), the signal will collapse to mono as it feeds the mono effect, and will then be passed on in mono to the next effect or outputs.
Effect Copy
An effect can be copied to any other memory location within a scene, or to a completely different scene. Among other uses, this feature can allow you to switch the positions of where your modeled pedals happen to lie.
Send/Return Jacks
The rear panel send/return jacks are stompbox/instrument level unbalanced connections that allow you to connect external devices in series with M13 Stompbox Modeler's effects. From the SETUP mode, you choose where this occurs in the signal flow: before all FX Units, inserted between any two of them, or after them all. You can also set the FX loop to the off position. This setting is stored as part of each scene, so different scenes can use the send/return differently.
UPC: 614252006118
In the Box
Line 6 M13 Stompbox Modeler - FX Processor for Electric Guitars
  • AC Power Adapter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Effects 100 effect models in any order and combination
    3 models per effects unit
    4 simultaneous FX
    True Bypass Analog/DSP
    Controls and Indicators 15 x footswitches
    24 x rotary knobs (4 for each section)
    4 x LCD displays for parameters
    MIDI Connectors 5-pin in / out
    Scenes 48x
    Looper 28 seconds
    Connections 2 x 1/4" expression pedal inputs
    2 x 1/4" FX send jacks
    2 x 1/4" FX return jacks
    2 x 1/4" input jacks
    2 x 1/4" output jacks
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 15.0 x 3.0 x 11.0" / 38.1 x 7.6 x 27.9 cm
    Weight 10.0 lb / 4.5 kg
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    Package Weight 12.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.5 x 13.3 x 4.4"

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