Changing Presets with Line 6 FBV 3

I have this pedal working great for toggling on/off effects and on/off wah while using the expression pedal, however, I can’t seem to figure out a good way to scroll through presets (using it specifically with Archetype Petrucci).

In using the Line 6 FBV 3 (and control software), can someone explain how to set up the bank changes so they then map to different presets for A-D? For instance, Bank 1 should be presets A1 B1 C1 D1 then using up arrow to go to Bank 2 I want it to map to presets A2 B2 C2 D2 (different presets from Bank 1). Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Hi @aamicarelli and welcome to the community.
I don’t believe the Line 6 FBV 3 controller will work for that purpose and you will most likely require a regular full MIDI programmable foot controller for that purpose. Otherwise, please feel free to inquire with NDSP and they should be able to get you sorted on what would be required.

You can set it up to go Previous/Next or to choose a specific preset but I don’t think there’s a way for the plugin nor the floorboard to have “preset banks” memorized. Like, you could organize different parent folders each with 4 presets only saved within them but you’re still only able to go up/down adjacent presets or assign a single preset to a stomp button.

The FBV uses the CAT5 connection correct? Or is that the older FBV pedals? If it is the CAT5 jack, how do you guys connect/use with PC? Thanks!

So just an update… JimboLodisC is right so here’s how I have it set up and takes care of the pedal board itch to keep creativity flowing.

I have a Clean/Rhythm/Lead/Other preset mapped to A/B/C/D and have the bank arrows set to up 1 and down 1 preset. The user preset folder is arranged where presets 1,2,3 are clean where 2 is mapped to A and I use the up and down arrows to toggle between the different cleans… then presets 4,5,6 are rhythm presets where 5 is mapped to B and again I have access to rhythm presets 4 and 6 within 1 more button press. Essentially I am able to access 12 presets with a max of 2 button presses. Of course I have on/off effects mapped to other buttons and the toe switch to change between expression/volume is great. Hope this helps someone else.

CAT5 only works with Line 6 amps, they FBV series also has USB out which only sends MIDI out messages but is sufficient for my use.

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