Line 6 releases M5 Stompbox Modeler: one-stop shopping for guitar effects

(Dave Molter | Posted 2011-04-24)

Line 6 releases M5 Stompbox Modeler: one-stop shopping for guitar effects

Line 6's new M5 Stompbox Modeler delivers 100+ gain-defying distortions, lush choruses, scintillating reverbs and other expressive effects in a single-pedal-size stompbox.

Just like the classic pedals that inspired it, M5 Stompbox Modeler runs one effect at a time. But M5 is also different it's designed like a Swiss army knife to carve out sonic creativity one brilliant effect at a time. Dare to inspire and be inspired with its complete collection of modern and vintage effects.

The M5 offers 19 delays, 23 modulation effects, 17 distortions, 12 compression and EQ, 26 filters and 12 reverbs. Click here for a full list. M5 is your buddy who's got the garage filled with half a century's worth of modern and vintage effects. But this time he'll loan out anything from the arsenal and never ask for it back. From the classic and timeless to the bold and esoteric, M5 has got you covered. This instant stockpile is robust, easily switchable and well known it's the same effect line-up as M9 and M13 Stompbox Modelers. There are no menus, saving or hassles. M5 Stompbox Modeler is stompbox simple. Tweak your tones on the fly using the dedicated knobs. When you power down your settings remain, just like a classic stompbox.

M5 costs less than a good, single effect pedal and delivers many times the firepower. It's stocked with inputs and outputs to integrate seamlessly into your pedal board, MIDI setup and live, studio and rehearsal scenarios. The M5 has a street price of $200 USD.

Specs:
Over 100 stompbox effects
Simple one-effect-at-a-time design
Dedicated knobs control each effect parameter
Tap Tempo syncs for time-based effects
Built-in chromatic tuner
Heavy-duty all-metal chassis and footswitches
Included DC power adapter
Dimensions: 6"W X 2.4"H x 6.5"D 2.5 lbs.
5-pin MIDI in/out
1/4-inch mono or stereo inputs and outputs
1/4-inch expression pedal jack
True Analog Bypass or DSP Bypass

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