Helix DSP Allocations

The values in the tables below are the upper limit of DSP reserved for each block. The numbers are not an indication of processing horsepower required but only describe how much DSP is “blocked out” by Line 6 when determining how many blocks to allow in a preset.

Amp Model DSP Allocations-2.50

 modelbased oncategoryamp adjustedamp+cab adjusted
1whowatt 100Hiwatt® DR-103 Brillamp-guitar35.16%44.78%
2soup proSupro® S6616amp-guitar19.56%30.00%
3stone age 185Gibson® EH-185amp-guitar33.80%43.47%
3.5voltage queenVictoria® Electro Kingamp-guitar35.00%44.56%
4tweed blues nrmFender® Bassman® (normal channel)amp-guitar31.14%40.63%
5tweed blues brtFender® Bassman® (bright channel)amp-guitar30.98%40.59%
6us small tweedFender® Champ®amp-guitar16.14%25.72%
7us deluxe nrmFender® Deluxe Reverb® (normal channel)amp-guitar29.78%39.22%
8us deluxe vibFender® Deluxe Reverb® (vibrato channel)amp-guitar33.80%43.32%
9us double nrmFender® Twin Reverb® (normal channel)amp-guitar30.98%40.59%
10us double vibFender® Twin Reverb® (vibrato channel)amp-guitar33.35%43.00%
11mail order twinSilvertone® 1484amp-guitar33.39%43.00%
12divided duo÷13 JRT 9/15amp-guitar28.80%38.35%
13interstate zedDr Z® Route 66amp-guitar28.32%37.79%
13.5derailed ingridTrainwreck Circuits® Expressamp-guitar33.80%43.32%
14jazz rivet 120Roland® JC-120 Jazz Chorusamp-guitar17.34%26.82%
15essex a15Vox® AC-15amp-guitar27.35%36.94%
16essex a30Vox® AC-30 with top boostamp-guitar30.32%40.00%
17a30 fawn nrmVox® AC-30 Fawn (normal channel)amp-guitar25.72%35.39%
18a30 fawn brtVox® AC-30 Fawn (bright channel)amp-guitar25.88%35.59%
19matchstick ch1Matchless® DC30 (channel 1)amp-guitar28.80%38.32%
20matchstick ch2Matchless® DC30 (channel 2)amp-guitar27.76%37.34%
21matchstick jumpMatchless® DC30 (jumped)amp-guitar35.88%45.59%
22mandarin 80Orange® OR80amp-guitar35.00%44.56%
23brit j45 nrmMarshall® JTM-45 (normal channel)amp-guitar32.42%42.00%
24brit j45 brtMarshall® JTM-45 (bright channel)amp-guitar32.38%42.00%
24.4brit trem nrmMarshall® Plexi Tremolo 50 (normal channel)amp-guitar35.39%45.00%
24.5brit trem brtMarshall® Plexi Tremolo 50 (bright channel)amp-guitar35.39%45.00%
24.6brit trem jumpMarshall® Plexi Tremolo 50 (jumped)amp-guitar39.22%48.81%
25brit plexi nrmMarshall® Super Lead 100 (normal channel)amp-guitar36.14%45.72%
26brit plexi brtMarshall® Super Lead 100 (bright channel)amp-guitar36.82%46.43%
27brit plexi jumpMarshall® Super Lead 100 (jumped)amp-guitar41.23%51.16%
28brit p75 nrmPark® 75 (normal channel)amp-guitar32.76%42.13%
29brit p75 brtPark® 75 (bright channel)amp-guitar32.76%42.13%
30brit 2204Marshall® JCM-800amp-guitar35.59%45.03%
30.3placater dirtyFriedman BE-100 (BE/HBE channel)amp-guitar37.35%46.94%
30.5cartographerBen Adrian Cartographeramp-guitar34.05%43.80%
31german madhevaBogner® Shivaamp-guitar37.76%47.34%
32german ubersonicBogner® Überschall®amp-guitar35.00%44.78%
32.5cali texax ch 2MESA/Boogie® Lonestar (channel 2)amp-guitar37.35%46.94%
33cali iv rhythm 1MESA/Boogie® Mark IV (channel I)amp-guitar34.78%44.34%
34cali iv rhythm 2MESA/Boogie® Mark IV (channel II)amp-guitar34.78%44.34%
35cali iv leadMESA/Boogie® Mark IV (lead channel)amp-guitar36.82%46.31%
36cali rectifireMESA/Boogie® Dual Recti er®amp-guitar35.63%45.26%
37archetype cleanPaul Reed Smith® Archon® (clean channel)amp-guitar30.72%40.37%
38archetype leadPaul Reed Smith® Archon® (lead channel)amp-guitar34.05%43.80%
39angl meteorENGL® Fireball 100amp-guitar33.35%43.00%
40solo lead cleanSoldano SLO-100 (clean channel)amp-guitar33.88%43.47%
41solo lead crunchSoldano SLO-100 (crunch channel)amp-guitar33.88%43.47%
42solo lead odSoldano SLO-100 (overdrive channel)amp-guitar38.10%47.76%
43pv panamaPeavey® 5150®amp-guitar34.78%44.22%
44line 6 elektrikLine 6 Originalamp-guitar24.05%33.57%
45line 6 doomLine 6 Originalamp-guitar30.59%40.16%
46line 6 epicLine 6 Originalamp-guitar28.00%37.76%
47line 6 2204 modLine 6 Originalamp-guitar27.76%37.34%
48line 6 fatalityLine 6 Originalamp-guitar29.16%38.80%
49line 6 litigatorLine 6 Originalamp-guitar22.76%32.34%
50line 6 badonkLine 6 Originalamp-guitar21.82%31.29%
101tuck n' goAmpeg® B-15NF Porta ex®amp-bass28.32%38.00%
102sv beast nrmAmpeg® SVT® (normal channel)amp-bass35.59%45.16%
103sv beast brtAmpeg® SVT® (bright channel)amp-bass35.59%45.16%
104woody blueAcoustic® 360 bass ampamp-bass14.78%24.34%
104.5agua 51Aguilar® DB751amp-bass25.39%35.00%
105cali bassMESA/Boogie® M9 Carbineamp-bass15.32%25.00%
106cali 400 ch1MESA/Boogie® Bass 400+ (channel 1)amp-bass27.76%37.34%
107cali 400 ch2MESA/Boogie® Bass 400+ (channel 2)amp-bass27.76%37.34%
108g cougar 800Gallien-Krueger® GK 800RBamp-bass20.39%30.00%
109del sol 300Sunn® Coliseum 300amp-bass10.39%20.00%
110busy one ch1Pearce BC-1 (channel 1)amp-bass10.72%20.26%
111busy one ch2Pearce BC-1 (channel 2)amp-bass10.72%20.26%
112busy one jumpPearce BC-1 (jumped)amp-bass18.80%28.32%
200studio tube prepreamp onlyamp-mic11.23%21.01%

Other Blocks DSP Allocations-2.50

modelbased oncategorytypemono coststereo cost
ping pongLine 6 OriginaldelayL-s2.54%4.38%
ping pongLine 6 Originaldelayhx2.64%4.56%
dynamicTC Electronic® 2290delayL-s3.01%5.19%
digitalLine 6 OriginaldelayL-s3.48%6.01%
stereoLine 6 OriginaldelayL-s3.48%6.01%
lo resLine 6 Original 8-bit delaydelayL-s3.55%6.13%
dig w/modLine 6 OriginaldelayL-s3.64%6.29%
ducked delayTC Electronic® 2290delayhx3.81%5.90%
mod/chorus echoLine 6 Originaldelayhx4.43%8.40%
simple delayLine 6 Originaldelayhx4.43%6.00%
auto-volume echoLine 6 OriginaldelayL-s4.48%7.74%
analog echoBOSS® DM-2delayL-s5.10%8.81%
analog w/modElectro-Harmonix® Deluxe Memory MandelayL-s5.22%9.01%
reverse delayLine 6 Originaldelayhx5.25%9.38%
vintage digitalLine 6 Originaldelayhx5.25%9.55%
vintage swellLine 6 Originaldelayhx5.32%9.78%
reverseLine 6 OriginaldelayL-m5.35%9.23%
dual delayLine 6 Originaldelayhx5.42%9.36%
sweep echoLine 6 Originaldelayhx6.37%12.14%
multi passLine 6 Originaldelayhx7.35%8.68%
bucket brigadeBOSS® DM-2delayhx7.55%13.98%
multi-headRoland® RE-101 Space EchodelayL-s7.74%13.38%
elephant manElectro-Harmonix® Deluxe Memory Mandelayhx8.04%14.14%
transistor tapeMaestro® Echoplex EP-3delayhx8.25%15.61%
sweep echoMaestro® Echoplex EP-1 w/ L6 ModdelayL-s8.49%14.67%
tape echoMaestro® Echoplex EP-3delayL-s8.49%14.67%
tube echoMaestro® Echoplex EP-1delayL-s8.49%14.67%
adriatic swellLine 6 Originaldelayhx8.57%15.00%
pitch echoLine 6 Originaldelayhx8.67%16.99%
adriatic delayBOSS® DM-2 w/ Adrian Moddelayhx8.75%15.00%
multitap 4Line 6 Originaldelayhx8.87%15.33%
echo platterBinson EchoRecdelayL-s8.88%15.33%
harmony delayLine 6 Originaldelayhx10.42%18.00%
multitap 6Line 6 Originaldelayhx11.42%19.73%
cosmos echoRoland® RE-201 Space Echodelayhx14.16%25.67%
megaphoneMegaphonedistortionhx4.49%6.88%
hedgehog d9MAXON® SD9 Sonic Distortiondistortionhx5.74%10.43%
compulsive driveFulltone® OCDdistortionhx5.91%10.78%
vermin distPro Co RATdistortionhx6.01%10.84%
top secret odDOD® OD-250distortionhx6.13%11.06%
arbitrator fuzzArbiter® FuzzFace®distortionhx6.37%11.73%
bitcrusherLine 6 Originaldistortionhx6.75%12.22%
tycoctavia fuzzTycobrahe® Octaviadistortionhx6.82%15.07%
kinky boostXotic® EP Boosterdistortionhx6.82%12.15%
scream 808Ibanez® TS808 Tube Screamer®distortionhx7.38%13.33%
teemah!Paul Cochrane Timmy® Overdrivedistortionhx7.42%13.63%
stupor odBOSS® SD-1 Overdrivedistortionhx7.72%14.50%
buzz sawMaestro® Fuzz TonedistortionL-m8.01%13.83%
classic distPro Co RATdistortionL-m8.01%13.83%
colordriveColorsound® OverdriverdistortionL-m8.01%13.83%
facial fuzzArbiter® FuzzFace®distortionL-m8.01%13.83%
fuzz piElectro-Harmonix® Big Mu π®distortionL-m8.01%13.83%
heavy distBoss® Metal ZonedistortionL-m8.01%13.83%
jumbo fuzzVox® Tone BenderdistortionL-m8.01%13.83%
L6 distortionLine 6 OriginaldistortionL-m8.01%13.83%
L6 driveColorsound® Overdriver w/ L6 ModdistortionL-m8.01%13.83%
overdriveDOD® OD-250distortionL-m8.01%13.83%
tube driveChandler Tube DriverdistortionL-m8.01%13.83%
sub oct fuzzPAiA Roctave DividerdistortionL-m8.68%15.00%
jet fuzzRoland® Jet PhaserdistortionL-m9.36%16.17%
triangle fuzzElectro-Harmonix® Big Mu π®distortionhx10.00%18.85%
screamerIbanez® TS808 Tube Screamer®distortionL-m10.13%17.50%
obsidian 7000Darkglass Electronics® Microtubes B7K Ultradistortionhx10.55%19.82%
octave fuzzTycobrahe® OctaviadistortionL-m10.68%18.45%
kwbBen Adrian Kowloon Walled Bunny Distortiondistortionhx10.78%20.10%
minotaurKlon® Centaurdistortionhx11.40%21.68%
thrifter fuzzLine 6 Originaldistortionhx11.98%22.79%
valve driverChandler Tube Driverdistortionhx12.71%24.44%
industrial fuzzZ.Vex Fuzz Factorydistortionhx12.79%23.32%
wringer fuzzGarbage's modded BOSS® FZ-2distortionhx15.80%24.61%
clawthorne driveWounded Paw Battering Ram bass overdrivedistortionhx17.90%34.50%
hard gateLine 6 Originaldynamicshx1.56%2.79%
deluxe compLine 6 Originaldynamicshx2.33%5.86%
autoswellLine 6 Originaldynamicshx2.38%2.87%
blue compBoss® CS-1 Compression SustainerdynamicsL-s2.62%4.52%
noise gateLine 6 Originaldynamicshx3.84%2.18%
tube compTeletronix® LA-2A®dynamicsL-m4.38%7.57%
vetta compLine 6 OriginaldynamicsL-m4.38%7.57%
vetta juiceLine 6 OriginaldynamicsL-m4.38%7.57%
red compMXR® Dyna CompdynamicsL-m4.46%7.71%
blue comp trebBoss® CS-1 Compression Sustainer w/ Treble ONdynamicsL-m4.52%7.81%
3-band compLine 6 Originaldynamicshx5.30%10.67%
kinky compXotic® SP Compressordynamicshx7.14%13.50%
la studio compTeletronix® LA-2A®dynamicshx7.72%14.50%
boost compMXR® Micro AmpdynamicsL-m8.01%13.83%
red squeezeMXR® Dyna Compdynamicshx11.98%16.33%
simple eqLine 6 Originaleqhx1.69%2.15%
10 band graphicMXR® 10-Band Graphic EQeqhx2.40%3.46%
cali q graphicMESA/Boogie® Mark IV Graphic EQeqhx2.81%3.93%
low and hi cutLine 6 Originaleqhx2.87%3.57%
parametricLine 6 Originaleqhx3.23%3.33%
mutant filterMusitronics® Mu-Tron® IIIfilterhx2.36%3.47%
mystery filterKorg® A3filterhx2.41%3.44%
q filterparked wahfilterL-s3.10%5.35%
seekerZ-Vex Seek WahfilterL-s3.40%5.87%
obi wahOberheim® Voltage Controlled Sample and HoldfilterL-s3.48%6.01%
tron downMusitronics® Mu-Tron® IIIfilterL-s3.55%6.13%
tron upMusitronics® Mu-Tron® IIIfilterL-s3.55%6.13%
slow filterLine 6 OriginalfilterL-s3.67%6.33%
throbberElectrix® Filter FactoryfilterL-s3.67%6.33%
autofilterLine 6 Originalfilterhx3.72%5.63%
spin cycleCraig Anderton’s Wah/Anti-WahfilterL-s3.86%6.67%
v tronMusitronics® Mu-Tron® III w/ Voice BoxfilterL-m4.00%6.91%
voice boxLine 6 OriginalfilterL-m4.00%6.91%
comet trailsLine 6 OriginalfilterL-s5.40%9.33%
pattern tremoloLightfoot Labs© GoatkeepermodulationL-s1.54%2.67%
bleat chop tremLightfoot Labs© Goatkeepermodulationhx1.57%2.08%
tremolo (tremolo/autopan)BOSS® PN-2modulationhx1.91%2.58%
analog chorusBOSS® CE-1modulationL-s2.07%3.57%
script phaserMXR® Phase 90modulationL-s2.12%3.66%
optical tremFender® optical tremolo circuitmodulationhx2.25%2.95%
opto tremoloFender® Deluxe Reverb® TremolomodulationL-s2.32%4.01%
dual phaserMu-Tron® Bi- PhasemodulationL-s2.34%4.04%
panned phaserIbanez® Flying PanmodulationL-s2.46%4.25%
pannerLine 6 OriginalmodulationL-s2.69%4.65%
60s bias tremVox® AC-15 Tremolomodulationhx3.03%4.66%
script mod phaseMXR® Phase 90modulationhx3.07%4.66%
analog flangerMXR® 117 Flanger w/ L6 ModmodulationL-s3.10%5.35%
ring modulatorLine 6 OriginalmodulationL-s3.10%5.35%
dimensionRoland® Dimension DmodulationL-s3.10%5.35%
pitch vibratoBOSS® VB-2 VibratomodulationL-m3.24%5.59%
harmonic tremoloLine 6 Originalmodulationhx3.31%4.62%
am ring modLine 6 Originalmodulationhx3.37%4.62%
jet flangerA/DA Flanger w/ L6 ModmodulationL-s3.48%6.01%
bias tremoloVox® AC- 15 TremolomodulationL-s3.86%6.67%
tri-chorusDyTronics Tri-Stereo ChorusmodulationL-s3.86%6.67%
ubiquitous vibeShin-ei Uni-Vibe®modulationhx3.88%6.20%
deluxe phaserLine 6 Originalmodulationhx4.01%6.95%
u-vibeShin-ei Uni-Vibe®modulationL-m4.01%6.92%
phaserMXR® Phase 90 w/ L6 ModmodulationL-s4.02%6.94%
pitch ring modLine 6 Originalmodulationhx4.41%7.62%
chorusLine 6 Originalmodulationhx4.45%7.31%
dynamix flangerLine 6 Originalmodulationhx5.17%7.07%
barberpoleLine 6 OriginalmodulationL-s5.42%9.36%
frequency shiftLine 6 OriginalmodulationL-s5.42%9.36%
trinity chorusDyTronics Tri-Stereo Chorusmodulationhx5.87%10.13%
ac flangerMXR® 117 FlangermodulationL-s6.18%10.68%
145 rotaryLeslie® 145modulationhx6.68%11.54%
70s chorusBOSS® CE-1modulationhx6.96%12.84%
bubble vibratoBOSS® VB-2 Vibratomodulationhx7.04%11.81%
plastichorusArion SCH-Z w/ L6 Modmodulationhx7.38%13.70%
122 rotaryLeslie® 122modulationhx7.74%13.38%
vibe rotaryFender® Vibratonemodulationhx7.78%13.43%
rotary drumFender® VibratonemodulationL-s8.69%15.00%
rotary drum/hornLeslie® 145modulationL-s8.69%15.00%
harmonic flangerA/DA Flangermodulationhx9.23%16.73%
courtesan flangeElectro-Harmonix® Deluxe EMmodulationhx9.36%17.01%
gray flangerMXR® 117 Flangermodulationhx9.95%18.35%
80a flangerA/DA FlangermodulationL-s13.12%22.66%
double takeLine 6 Originalmodulationhx17.07%18.92%
octi synthLine 6 Originalpitch/synthL-m3.99%6.88%
pitch whamDigitech Whammy®pitch/synthhx6.12%8.80%
bass octaverEBS OctaBasspitch/synthL-m6.67%11.51%
synth o maticLine 6 Originalpitch/synthL-m6.67%11.51%
simple pitchLine 6 Originalpitch/synthhx7.10%12.50%
attack synthKorg® X911 Guitar Synthpitch/synthL-m7.34%12.68%
smart harmonyEventide® H3000pitch/synthL-m7.34%12.68%
growlerR700 meets Mu-Tron® IIIpitch/synthL-m8.01%13.83%
synth stringRoland® GR700 Guitar Synthpitch/synthL-m8.01%13.83%
twin harmonyEventide® H3000pitch/synthhx8.83%17.19%
dual pitchLine 6 Originalpitch/synthhx9.48%18.73%
3 note generatorLine 6 Originalpitch/synthhx9.69%9.69%
4 osc generatorLine 6 Originalpitch/synthhx10.00%10.00%
3 osc synthLine 6 Originalpitch/synthhx10.51%18.15%
caveLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
chamberLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
duckingLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
echoLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
hallLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
octoLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
plateLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
roomLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
tileLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s6.14%10.61%
particle verbLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s7.99%13.80%
ganymedeLine 6 Originalreverbhx10.00%17.72%
springLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s10.33%17.84%
63 springLine 6 OriginalreverbL-s10.36%17.90%
glitzLine 6 Originalreverbhx11.35%13.71%
plateauxLine 6 Originalreverbhx13.38%16.67%
searchlightsLine 6 Originalreverbhx16.67%17.35%
double tankLine 6 Originalreverbhx18.35%19.10%
panLine 6 Originalvol/panhx0.39%0.67%
gainLine 6 Originalvol/panhx0.44%0.67%
volumeLine 6 Originalvol/panhx0.44%0.59%
stereo widthLine 6 Originalvol/panhx0.79%1.36%
chromeVox® V847wahL1.69%3.93%
chrome customModded Vox® V847wahL1.69%3.93%
colorfulColorsound® Wah-fuzzwahL1.69%3.93%
conductorMaestro® BoomerangwahL1.69%3.93%
fasselDunlop® Cry Baby® SuperwahL1.69%3.93%
teardrop 310Dunlop® Crybaby® Fasel model 310wahL1.69%3.93%
throatyRMC Real McCoy 1wahL1.69%3.93%
uk wah 846Vox® V846wahL1.69%3.93%
vetta wahLine 6 OriginalwahL1.69%3.93%
weeperArbiter® Cry BabywahL1.69%3.93%
speaker caball speaker simsspeaker/IRhx9.78%19.56%
IR 1024/2048all impulse responsesspeaker/IRhx9.56%17.59%

Older allocations tables: