Calabasas, Calif.—April 2, 2015—Line 6, Inc. today announced the worldwide availability of Firehawk™ FX, a powerful new multi-effect guitar processor that combines world-class tone with intuitive wireless editing, so guitarists can get the perfect sound faster than ever before. The Firehawk Remote app for iOS and Android gives guitarists the power to sculpt great tone from the palm of their hand, while over 200 legendary amps and effects—plus a massive online tone library—make it easy to find the right sound for any recording session, rehearsal, or gig.
“Many guitarists want instant access to great tones so they can spend more time playing—and less time programming,” said Marcus Ryle, President, Line 6. “That’s why we set out to create a multi-effect that delivers immediate access to a wide range of amazing guitar tones, so guitarists can quickly find any sound they want, and just as quickly tweak it make it their own. We have learned a lot in 20 years, and Firehawk FX is like a ‘greatest-hits’ pedal that brings together the most popular features from legendary Line 6 products to deliver the most accessible, easy to use HD multi-effects pedal we’ve ever made.”
Firehawk FX is packed with a best-of collection of 250 amps and effects, including 50 HD models, giving guitarists powerful flexibility to create their own sound, or reproduce the tones of any recording. From warm vintage classics to high-gain powerhouses, models of the world’s best amps are included. Firehawk FX is also loaded with inspiring effects, including must-have stompboxes, rare studio effects, and stunning Line 6 originals.
The free Firehawk Remote app for iOS and Android* makes it easier than ever to create the perfect tone. Guitarists can craft elaborate signal chains, fine-tune hundreds of tone parameters, and connect with a massive online community of guitarists—all from their phone or tablet. The Line 6 cloud contains a vast library of tones covering dozens of genres and thousands of popular songs. Firehawk Remote lets guitarists create, save and recall an unlimited number of presets, so they can always access the tones they need.
Featuring 1/4” and Variax Digital (VDI) inputs, XLR and 1/4” outputs, stereo FX loop, USB connectivity and ultra-low latency, Firehawk FX is an ideal guitar recording interface for PC, Mac and iOS**. Guitarists can quickly dial up the tones used on thousands of hit records, and record with hundreds of studio-quality amps and effects.
On stage, Firehawk FX combines powerful tone with a streamlined design that offers easy access to essential functions. Five footswitches with color-coded LED rings make it easy to change tones and switch effects on the fly. And the tour-ready construction is more than capable of withstanding the punishment of the road.
Firehawk FX ($629.99 MSRP) is available now, worldwide. For more information and a full list of compatible devices, visitline6.com/firehawk-fx-multi-effects-pedal.
*Compatible with iPhone® 6 Plus, iPhone® 6, iPhone® 5s, iPhone® 5c, iPhone® 5, iPhone® 4S, iPad® (4th generation), iPad® (3rd generation), iPad® 2, iPad® mini, iPad® mini 2, iPad® Air, and iPod touch® (5th generation). Compatible with many Android™ phones and tablets running Android 4.2 or later. See www.line6.com/android for details.