Pod hd pro vs eleven rack

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  1. KAMI

    KAMI Mom's Spaghetti

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    okay, I have been all set for a pod hd pro until I read about the eleven rack. I can't find any comparison video or anything.

    has anyone got any experience with both?

    I like that the eleven rack has compatibility with pro tools, however I love my pod xt pro and apparently the hd pro is a HUGE improvement so that would be cool.

    I'm after a very articulate high gain tone that is good for big chords (like haunted shores) but also (dare I say it?) djenty for 7 and 8 string stuff.

    I would use it live and for recording

    which one would you get?

    anyone got any comparison clips or anything?
     
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    Tyler SS.org Regular

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    Ive seen more bands use a POD HD Pro on albums than an Eleven Rack. Ive personally tried out the eleven rack and couldn't cope with it very well. My personal view would be to go for the HD Pro for the djent sounds as well. For instance, I believe both Hacktivist and the new Vildhjarta (correct me if I'm wrong) used one.
     
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    axxessdenied SS.org Regular

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    If you're familiar with the line 6 products, I say stick with the pod hd. So many people getting amazing tones out of it.
     
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    KAMI Mom's Spaghetti

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    isn't the eleven rack supposed to FEEL a lot nicer to play through than the pod hd pro?

    apparently, the eleven rack is similar to an axefx in feel and tone, is this true?
     
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    charlieshreds SS.org Regular

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    I use 11r and I love it to bits,but Line 6 isn't my thing so I guess my opinion is kinda biased.I used Pod products for awhile and thought they were very thin sounding.11R sounds huge and has a nice tone to it I think,but the effects in 11r suck really hard I must say.
     
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    Shask SS.org Regular

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    I have not played the 11R. However, I think it does say something that metal players seem to be using the Axe-FX or POD HD. The fanbase for the 11R seems to be classic rock guys...
     
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    has anyone got any clips?
     
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    I just got rid of my ultra and got a 11R instead. I play metal and first impressions are really good. Glad I made the switch , didn't need all the fancy fx , routing , dual amps. Just plain good solid tones and easy tweaking without getting lost in billions of parameters. Haven't took it to rehearsal so maybe my first impression is wrong. Anyway I think the 11R is still one hell of a piece of gear ...

    This clip really fed my hunger for an 11R



    Raf
     
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    LolloBlaskhyrt HD Pro abuser

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    Leuchty Previously CYBERSYN

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    As said above...

    If you love your xt pro, get the pod hd. Same thing, just improved.
     
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    KAMI Mom's Spaghetti

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    but, is it worth £600 for an "improved" xt pro, how much better is it?
    these are the setup I would use with each:

    POD:

    guitar--->line 6 g90--->line 6 POD hd pro--->line 6 l3m (via L6 link)

    controlled with line 6 fbv shortboard mkii

    11R:

    guitar--->line 6 g90--->digidesign 11r--->mackie hd1221

    controlled with voodoo lab ground control pro
     
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    I've decided on a POD hd pro, thanks for the help guys!
     
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    Congratz man, I'm sure you will enjoy. I plugged my friend's shitty Squier tele with stock pups into my HD Pro last night and it sounded HUGE.

    I'm not sure if you've seen this link dropped around here before, but here's the "bible" for the HD series MeAmBobbo PodHD Tone Guide - Contents

    Would love to hear some recordings from you in the future!
     
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    Sick! I was looking for a "bible" of sorts! Awesome link. Time to start reading.
     

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