An incredible amount of care, passion and attention to detail went into recreating the authentic characteristics and tonal nuances made famous by the modeled amplifiers. Experience exceptional depth and sophisticated touch response. Discover complex distortions that jump from the speakers and the valve-style compression that breathes like it’s emanating from a vintage tube amp while supporting and sustaining each note.
Spider IV 120 delivers so much more than just great tones and effects; it delivers a truly evolved playing experience.
The Tones of Your Favorite Guitarists
Who do you want to sound like today? Access over 300 signature guitar tones masterfully dialed in by 50 world-famous bands and rock stars including Slipknot, 311, Meshuggah, Lacuna Coil, As I Lay Dying, Johnny Marr, the Donnas, Steve Stevens, Minus the Bear, producer/guitarist Pete Anderson and so many others!
Rip scorching leads with high-gain tones hand-crafted by Slipknot; play arena-rock anthems with the classic snarling rhythm tones of Steve Stevens; unleash the swirling, effect-laden rock tones dialed in by Minus the Bear; play with Johnny Marr’s bright, snappy rhythm tones (and even a well-known signature tremolo tone from his past).
Plus, rock with almost 200 dialed in song-based presets that give you access to legendary guitar tones from the vibey rockabilly slapback of the 50s to the mid-range mayhem of today. Get the tones of Master of Puppets, Back in Black, Whole Lotta Love, Daytripper, Toxicity, Purple Haze, Head Like a Hole, Smells Like Teen Spirit, Crazy Train and more! •
• 300+ hand-crafted artist-created presets dialed in by 50 world-famous bands and rock stars
• Almost 200 dialed in song-based presets giving you legendary tones from the 50s to today
• Jangly cleans, scorching distortions, effect-laden tones, and everything in between!
All the Vintage and Modern Amp Tones You Want
Spinning the amp model knob on the front panel of Spider IV 120 is like browsing through a museum of the most revered guitar tones of all time. Vintage British beauties, modern American monsters and more, Spider IV 120 features the 16 celebrated amp tones that all guitarists want in their collections.
Play with sparkling clean tones based on* a 1973 Hiwatt Custom 100, syrupy smooth drive tones based on* a mix of a ’65 Marshall JTM-45, a ’58 Fender Bassman and a ’63 Fender Vibroverb, British pop/rock tones based on* a fawn Vox AC-30, high-gain onslaughts based on* a Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier and a Diezel Herbert, the Class A crunch based on* a Divided by 13 9/15, the classic Class A breakup based on* an Orange AD-30, and more!•
• 16 evolved amp models redefine what is sonically possible from a modeling amplifier
• Get the cleanest clean tones, the most insane distortions and the hot and hard-to-find mid-range tones
• Tube-style characteristics and nuances of historic vintage and modern guitar amps
• 64 user-created presets
An Instant Collection of Essential FX
At your fingertips are 20 brilliant models of sought-after stompbox and studio effects. Discover the world-class Intelligent Pitch-shifter (a Line 6 first), the adjustable Auto-Wah and the on-board Looper: three cutting-edge effects that are mandatory for every pro player.
An inspiring guitar effect, the looper can also help you in other ways. Use it to audition your tone with your hands free. Play a riff, loop it, and dial in your tone while the riff is looping.
Quickly add gorgeous colors and textures to your tones with the easy-to-use Smart FX swish knobs. Your music will never be the same with the inspiring analog and digital delays, spacey tape and sweep echoes, tangy mods, lush spring and plate reverbs and more. Plus, Tap Tempo syncs all your time-based effects!
Use up to four effects simultaneously. Each one can be fully edited and customized with control over signal flow routing (pre amp or post amp).•
• Revamped effects including world-class Intelligent Pitch-Shifter, built-in Looper and Auto-Wah
• 20 Smart FX (4 at once) with deep editing including pre/post routing
Total Tone Flexibility
The easy-to-use front panel of Spider IV 120 makes it a snap to find a stage-ready tone. Quickly and easily add some grit with the Drive knob and some dimension (or dementia) with the wide variety of effects.
Need to shape your tone? Tweak the Bass, Mid and Treble knobs just like you would on a vintage amp! When you choose an amp model, the Spider IV 120 EQ section behaves just like the EQ section of the modeled amplifier. Spider IV 120 gives you a complete, organic and fully authentic representation of 16 vintage and modern amplifiers.
Spider IV 120 provides all the flexibility and conveniences that guitarists expect from a world-class Line 6 amplifier. Jam along to your favorite music with the CD/MP3 input and play all night with the great-sounding headphone output (that doubles as a high-quality direct-recording output). Plus, the built-in chromatic tuner is always at the ready to keep you sounding your best. •
• Bass, Mid and Treble knobs behave like the EQ controls of each modeled amplifier
• Drive knob, Channel volume, Master volume
• CD/MP3 input
• Built-in chromatic tuner
• Headphone output for all-night jamming
• High-quality direct-recording output
Power, Speakers and Construction
Every aspect of the brilliant Spider IV 120 tone, from its guitar input to its 10" Celestion Custom speakers, delivers exceptional definition, clarity and feel. Clean tones sparkle and sing, creamy overdrives respond to the intricacies of your picking, and searing brutal tones launch themselves from the speakers. The three-quarter closed-back cabinet provides a tight, snappy response reminiscent of bigger (and more expensive) boutique amplifiers. •
• 120 watts (stereo)
• 2x10" Celestion® Custom speakers
• Three-quarter closed-back cabinet for a tight, snappy response
Get FBV™ Foot Controller Connectivity
Spider IV 120 dramatically expands its sonic capabilities with the addition of a Line 6 FBV-series foot controller.
Powerful and durable, FBV Shortboard MkII, FBV Express MkII and FBV2 foot controllers can deliver everything from a chromatic tuner display, tap tempo and simple channel switching to wah/volume and on-the-fly pitch-shift control.•
• Line 6 FBV foot controllers add hands-free channel switching, wah-wah/volume control, and more
The FBV pedals are optional accessories to enhance your Spider expericence.
Spider owners also get free access to Spider Online, a unique online resource offering over 500 guitar lessons, amp tones, jam tracks and more. Watch videos of top artists dialing in their signature tones. Spark new inspiration with jam tracks, drum-and-bass grooves and drum loops played by top session musicians, plus hundreds of downloadable tones. Lessons cover all genres and styles and include tabs, audio samples and tones. Spider Online has something for everyone – and it’s free for owners of any Spider amp, including Spider I through IV, Spider Valve™, Spider Jam™ and Micro Spider™.