This patch is built around a Peavey 5150 style amp and designed to sound like Eddie Van Halen’s tone in Van Halen’s “You Really Got Me”. You can watch the making of this tone here How to get the “You Really Got Me” Tone with Line 6 Helix
This patch uses a 3 Sigma Audio IR from their EVH 5153 pack.
You will receive a patch using the IR’s as well as a patch using stock Helix Cabs, so that even if you don’t purchase the IR’s from 3 Sigma Audio you will still have a tone that is close to the record. Below is a video showing play throughs of each patch so you can hear what they sound like before buying. No post processing was used for these recordings.
Signal chain: Suhr Modern (blower switch engaged, SSH+ pickup) >> UAD Arrow >> Helix Native
Please note: The tones built with the stock Cabs are not as close to the tone on the record as the tones using the Impulse Responses.
- Download your products from the Helix Marketplace section of your Line 6 account page. Click on each of them to begin the download.
- Unzip the downloaded files.
- Import presets and impulse responses into HX Edit or Helix Native. Follow the user guide for both applications for how to import these assets.
- HX Edit and Helix Native will need to verify your purchase online and will post a log-in dialog. Please log in with your Line 6 account credentials. Your log in data needs to be identical to the one used for your purchase. Authorization will occur automatically.
- Helix/HX firmware version 2.7 or higher
- HX Edit software version 2.7 or higher
- Helix Native software version 1.7 or higher
Files purchased on ‘HELIX Marketplace’ are proprietary, and are intended for use solely with Line 6 Hardware, currently HELIX Floor, Helix Rack, HELIX LT, HX Stomp, HX Effects and/or POD Go. Files are not always compatible between devices, so please check the product's description as well as the Marketplace Compatibility filter before making a purchase. The files may not be compatible with third-party or non-Line 6 products.
For support questions regarding Marketplace purchases, software downloads, and general usage of Line 6 hardware and software products, please contact Line 6 customer service.
Authorizing Marketplace Presets and Impulse Responses
Marketplace products have minimum software and firmware requirements:
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