Live 5

Intelligent Vocal Harmony and Effects Processor

MSRP $499.95
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Want to really connect with an audience and capture their attention? Let the Vocalist® Live 5 adds up to four additional warm, natural-sounding harmonies to your lead vocals. The Live 5 automatically follows your vocals and chord progression using patented musIQ® technology so you don't have to program a song's key or key changes. Just step on the footswitch while you're playing to fill the room with pitch-perfect backup vocals. You can even have the harmonies sound male or female, and increase their human factor for an organic, realistic sound. 

The Live 5 also keeps your song right on target with built-in pitch correction and a variety of useful and intuitive effects like warmth, compression, a noise gate and a two-band EQ. Add in reverb, delay, and a built-in tuner, and you've got an indispensable tool that will have you turning heads and inspiring applause like never before.

musIQ® Makes The Live 5 So Easy To Use

musIQ is a revolutionary technology that eliminates the need program a song's key or changes to create accurate harmonies. musIQ analyzes your lead vocals as well as the chords and notes played on a guitar in real-time to automatically generate perfect vocal harmonies. Simply plug into the Live 5, play your guitar and sing. The musIQ technology will ensure the harmonies are always right on.

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The Live 5 Gives You More
  • Automatically generate intelligent 5-part harmony, your voice plus 4 more.
  • Vocal effects: up to 5 parameters of Preamp, compressor/gate, lead effects, harmony, reverb, echo/delay
  • Guitar effects: Reverb, Chorus, Flange
  • Mix Vocal, Harmony and guitar effects
  • Gender controls allows you to give the harmonies a male or female voice
  • Humanize adjust the natural sound of the harmonies from loose to tight.
  • 100 Presets to save vocal effects and harmony settings, each with an A and B parts for quick, easy changes on-stage.
  • Real-time Chromatic Pitch Correction
  • Built-in Guitar Tuner
  • Updated industrial design with 5 metal vacuum switches
  • Staggered button footswitch layout -- footswitches are staggered on 2 tier making it easier to use on stage, ensuring you don't hit the wrong button
musIQ® is a registered trademark of 3dB Research Ltd.

Features

  • Automatically follows your guitar chords to generate the correct vocal harmonies using musIQ®.
  • Add up to 4 additional voices of harmony.
  • Gender control allows you to give the harmonies a male and/or female voice
  • Humanize adjusts the natural sound of the harmonies from loose to tight
  • Adjustable/Natural sounding, real-time pitch correction
  • Add different kinds of vocal effects from radio, delay, distortion, and more.
  • Staggered button footswitch layout
  • 5 metal vacuum switches 
  • Sturdy and durable black metal chassis
  • Bright, easy-to-read LED display
  • 100 Presets
  • A/B Patch per preset 
  • A/B Patch footswitch
  • Built-in Guitar Tuner

musIQ® is a registered trademark of 3dB Research Ltd.

Manuals/Documentation

Specifications

Mic Preamp Connector XLR balanced
Mic Preamp Input Impedance 1.3k Ohms balanced
Mic Preamp max input level, gain at max –27dBu (–12.5dBu in limit)
Mic Preamp max input level, gain at min –1.5dBu
Guitar Input/Thru Connectors 1/4" unbalanced
Guitar Input/Thru Impedance 3M Ohms unbalanced
Guitar Input/Thru Max input level 3.4 Vrms
Line Input Connector 1/4" unbalanced TS connector
Line Input Impedance 12k Ohms unbalanced
Line Input max input, gain at max –8dBu (+5.5dBu in limit)
Line Input max input, gain at min +18.5dBu
Frequency Response Line Level Inputs and Outputs: +0, –3dB 30Hz to 20kHz
THD Line-Level Inputs to Line-Level Outputs < 0.03%, Input Level at max, 0dBu 1kHz tone.
A/D Converter 24 bits/44.1kHz
D/A Converter 24 bits/44.1kHz
Output Connectors 1/4" balanced/unbalanced TRS, XLR balanced
Output Level max level: +19.9dBu balanced, +13.9dBu unbalanced
Output Impedance 1560 Ohms balanced, 780 Ohms unbalanced
Dynamic Range >102dB, A-weighted
Headphone Connector 3.5mm unbalanced stereo TRS connector
Headphone Level Max level: +12.6dBu
Headphone Impedance 10 Ohms
Expression Pedal either a standard passive guitar volume pedal (250 kOhms or higher pot) or a resistance-based expression pedal (TRS w/ a minimum resistance of 10kOhms)
DSP Section Freescale DSP56367 DSP with custom firmware. All signal processing takes place at 44.1KHz sample rates, native.
Power Supply (US and Canada) 120 VAC, 60 Hz Adapter: PS0913B - 120
Power Supply (Japan) 100 VAC, 50/60 Hz Adapter: PS0913B - 100
Power Supply (Europe) 230 VAC, 50 Hz Adapter: PS0913B - 230
Power Supply (UK) 240 VAC, 50 Hz Adapter: PS0913B - 240
Dimensions 8.25” (L) x 14.18” (W) x 2.08” (H)
Unit Weight Approximately 3.3 lbs.
Operating Temperature 32-104 degrees F, (0-40 C)

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Support/FAQs

Live 5 FAQs

Where can I get a power supply?

Power supplies and additional parts for Vocalist products can be purchased directly from Vocalist a few different ways.
–By phone: (801)566-8800
–Online: Digitech Parts and Outlet Store

Where can I get a replacement manual for my Vocalist Product?

Replacement manuals in PDF format can be downloaded for free from the individual product pages. To order a printed version of any current products manual, please send a check or money order for $5 (per manual) to the address below. Be sure to indicate which manual you're requesting in your letter.
Harman Signal Processing
ATTN: MANUALS
8760 South Sandy Parkway
Sandy, UT 84070

Where can I get a schematic for my Vocalist product?

Schematics are not available for current products. Schematics for discontinued products can be purchased by sending a check or money order for $10 to the address below. Be sure to indicate which schematic you're requesting in your letter.


Harman Signal Processing
ATTN: MANUALS
8760 South Sandy Parkway
Sandy, UT 84070

Where can I get extra parts for my Vocalist products?

Parts can be purchased directly from Vocalist a few different ways.
–By phone: (801)566-8800
–Online: Digitech Parts and Outlet Store
–Mail Order: send a check or money order to the address below. Be sure to indicate which part(s) you're requesting in your letter.


Harman Signal Processing
ATTN: PARTS
8760 South Sandy Parkway
Sandy, UT 84070

Does Vocalist have an artist endorsement program?

Yes. We’re always looking for passionate, personable, and talented people to help us share the vision and excitement of our brand and products. If you think you would be a good candidate for this please fill out the contact form on the Support page.

Where can I get more information on the musIQ (chord recognition) technology in the Vocalist Live products?

The musIQ technology is licensed from 3dB Research Ltd. Click here to learn more about 3dB Research Ltd. and musIQ®.

Live 5

Intelligent Vocal Harmony and Effects Processor


MSRP $499.95
$399.95
Save $100.00!

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