June 15, 2007

DigiTech's Vocalist® Live 4 automatically generates live multi-part vocal harmony by analyzing guitar chord progressions.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, June 17, 2007 -- DigiTech®, a leading manufacturer of guitar signal processors, and a Harman International company (NYSE-HAR), is showing the Vocalist® Live 4 vocal harmony and effects floor processor at this Summer NAMM Show. The new Vocalist Live 4 furthers DigiTech's ongoing philosophy of developing products designed to supply musicians with the best sounding, most creative tools possible.

The Vocalist Live 4 vocal harmony processor is the big brother to DigiTech's Vocalist Live 2 and both units employ the powerful technology of musIQ® which accurately creates multi-part harmony by analyzing guitar chords. There is no tedious programming or knowledge of complicated music theory needed. Simply play any guitar chord and the Vocalist Live 4 knows exactly which great sounding harmony to create. The user can choose from a 3rd, 5th or octave above or below, or unisons to create up to 4 part harmony. It's that simple.

The Live 4 feature set also includes:

  • Selection of lead voice effects; Compressor, Reverb, Delay, Pre amp effects and EQ
  • 24-bit/44.1kHz audio quality
  • Built-in mixer with Vocal, Harmony and Guitar level controls
  • Pitch correction with four adjustable parameters
  • Vocal enhancement effects matrix allows up to five parameters of Preamp,Compressor/Gate, EQ, Lead Effects, Harmony, Reverb, Echo Delay and Guitar effects
  • Store and recall up to 50 User presets; select from 50 Factory presets
  • 2+10-character easy to read LED display
  • Major/Minor and Key Change Up/Down buttons with LED display
  • Harmony, Effects and Preset Up/Down pedals
  • On board chromatic guitar tuner
  • XLR mic /line input with level adjustment, low-noise preamp and +48V phantom power
  • 1/4" guitar input, 1/4" guitar pass-through and guitar ground lift
  • Balanced Stereo 1/4" line and balanced stereo XLR outputs
  • Rugged road worthy all-metal chassis
  • Power supply included

The Live 4 has an MSRP of $699.00

For more information on the new DigiTech Vocalist Live 4 please visit www.vocalistpro.com

About musIQ® Harmony Technology

musIQ is a revolutionary technology that eliminates the need to enter key and scale information into the Vocalist Live 4 as it listens to the notes/chords played on a guitar and makes sure that the harmony voices fit with the music. Real-time processing discerns the individual notes and key signatures that are played to automatically generate appropriate vocal harmonies that complement the lead vocal. musIQ is a trademark of 3dB Research® Ltd.

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