Amazing tones, Deep control.
Power to define your own sound.
Featuring extraordinary depth, character and versatility, POD® HD500X is the best-in-class multi effects for guitarists who want to take deep control over every aspect of their tone. Tweak amp and effects parameters and develop truly original tones. Use your POD HD500X as a MIDI controller, an audio interface for recording guitar, and the centerpiece of your live rig. With award-winning technology and all the power you need to define your sound, POD HD500X is the most advanced POD multi-effects—ever.
Dynamic DSP Power.
Express your creativity like never before.
POD HD 500X has more processing power than any other multi-effect in its class. Dynamic DSP lets you stack the amps and effects you want—where you want them—to craft unique new guitar tones or re-create celebrated classics.
Perfect for the studio or the stage.
POD HD HD500X delivers immense flexibility for your stage or studio setup. Pro-grade footswitches feature bright red LED rings that are clearly visible from anywhere on stage. Assign multiple amp and effects parameters to the expression pedal and morph between sounds. Plus, the footswitches control the built-in 48-second looper, an instrument unto itself. With rugged construction and a bent-metal chassis, POD HD500X is ideal for any stage.
|HIGH LEVEL FEATURES||POD HD500X||POD HD PRO X|
|HD Amp Modeling||✓||✓|
|Guitar Cabs||16 (with 8 selectable mics)||17 (with 8 selectable mics)|
|Bass Cabs||1 (with 8 selectable mics)||1 (with 8 selectable mics)|
|Stomp & Studio Effects||100+||100+|
|Parallel Audio Paths (Dual Tone)||✓||✓|
|Programmable MIDI Controller||✓||✓|
|USB Audio Interface||✓||✓|
|HARDWARE||POD HD500X||POD HD PRO X|
|1/4″ Guitar Input with Programmable Variable Impedance||✓||✓|
|1/4″ Aux Input||✓|
|1/4″ Left and Right Line Inputs, Switchable -10/+4||✓|
|XLR Microphone Input with Integrated Preamp||✓||✓|
|Mic Phantom Power, -20dB Pad, High Pass Filter||✓|
|1/4″ Stereo FX Loop, Switchable Line/Instrument Level||✓||✓|
|1/8″ Stereo CD/MP3 Input||✓|
|1/4″ Stereo Outputs, Switchable Line/Instrument Level||✓||✓|
|XLR Balanced Stereo Outputs, Switchable Line/Mic Level||✓||✓|
|1/4″ Stereo Headphones Output||✓||✓|
|1/4″ Dry Output for Reamping||✓|
|VDI Input for Variax Guitar Integration||✓||✓|
|L6 LINK for DT25, DT50 and StageSource Integration||✓||✓|
|FBV Connector for Line 6 Floorboard Integration||✓|
|Onboard Expression Pedal||✓|
|1/4″ Expression Pedal 2 Input||✓|
|6 Instant-Access Amp Knobs||✓||✓|
|Master Volume Knob||✓||✓|