01-25-2011 09:48 AM
01-26-2011 06:52 AM
I am using the Boss VE-20 and I like it a lot. Previous to this I have used the Digitech Vocal 300 (extensively), TC Helicon VoiceLive 1 and the VoiceTone Create. The TC stuff is well-built for sure but suffers from usability issues IMO. Also, for the same price as the Voice Tone Create XT, the VE-20 has harmony, looping, 50 presets (vs 10 on the TC) and a much nicer display. No contest IMO.
We are in a five pice rock cover band. Our singer owns two vocal processors and we are not really happy with either one. The first is a TC helicon VoiceLive 1. It can sound great, but is a nightmare to program/control. We purchased a Digitech vocalist live 4, and are not very happy with the effects, however, it is very easy to control. A harmony function is not required, however, our singer loves the "thickening" effect. I see TC Helicon has some smaller foot controlled boxes such as the Voicetone Create XT. I also see a Boss has a unit. Any ideas?
01-26-2011 10:08 AM
No sweat - let me know if you have any other questions.
Thanks for the input..
01-26-2011 03:30 PM
01-27-2011 03:30 AM
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01-27-2011 05:07 AM
Well I have not used the harmony extensively. But for the most part I program a lot of patches that are specific to certain songs and the harmony key is stored with the patch so it is a non-issue.
Thanks for the info Mikey...One question about the boss pedal, you must set the key of every song you sing if you ant to get harmonies?. Thats one of the things I like about the digitech and TC pedals, the fact that you dont have to constantly reaching for the unit...isnt that a problem on live situations?
01-27-2011 05:12 AM
Well there is not doubt the VL2 is a nice unit and if you have to have "the best of the best" then the Voice Live 2 is probably the one you should be looking at - hell I wish I could afford one. But it's hard for me to recommend it over the VE-20 being as it streets for over 3 times the price.
Hey guys, I use voicelive 2, and I could say it has an extreme depth to it, so it's good for live and for studio situations where you can tailor your sound and effects to your need. there's now a new looping feature which I find uncomfortable and there are quite a few tweaks that are on my wish list, but as to reliability, performance and quality, I'm very pleased
01-27-2011 05:13 AM
$750 is an expensive pre-amp ;-)
also forgot to mention. one of the best features of voice live 2, is that it could send an receive a signal directly from your DAW. Now when I record to cubase through my Voicelive 2 with or without FX I still get a great Pre Amp with a high quality signal (instead of going through my Line 6 UX2 Aghhhh....) hope this helps
01-27-2011 06:56 AM
$750 is an expensive pre-amp ;-)
01-27-2011 08:15 AM
It's actually a Boss pedal and I don't use the looper but it basically allows you to record a loop (up to 38s I think) and then overdub it a bunch of times.
I would love to give the Korg a try some day, I've been eyeing the loop pedal for ages... could you maybe elaborate on the loop functions in your pedal?
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