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Boss VE-8 Acoustic Singer Pedal

by Boss
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$369.99
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Hone Studio-Quality Voice and Guitar Processing plus Impressive Real-Time Harmonies - the Boss VE-8 Acoustic Singer Pedal

Simple to use, the VE-8 provides studio-quality voice and guitar processing plus impressive real-time harmonies and looping in one compact, go-everywhere package. With such great sound and powerful creative features at your command, you're destined to bring down the house everywhere you play.


  • Compact, all-in-one preamp and effects solution for singers who play acoustic guitar
  • Dial in rich, sophisticated BOSS sound processing with simple, intuitive controls
  • Studio-quality vocal processing includes four types of ambience effects plus Enhance, chromatic pitch correction for live vocal tuning, and more
  • Create natural vocal harmonies in real time based on guitar input or manual key settings
  • Also includes a vocal doubling effect, plus more dramatic processing like hard-tuned electronic voices, distortion, and a radio voice effect
  • Dedicated guitar channel includes Acoustic Resonance, reverb, chorus, tuner, and various effects, plus phase invert and notch filter for feedback control
  • Looper function with 80 seconds of recording time and the ability to loop guitar and vocals independently
  • Memory mode for storing and recalling 50 favorite settings
  • Flexible connections for integrating with a main PA and stage monitors, plus USB for computer recording
  • Runs on six AA batteries or included AC adapter


Sing

The VE-8 makes it easy to get professional, studio-level vocal sounds right away. Just plug your mic into the XLR input and dial up some nice ambience, add clarity and control with the Enhance feature, and more. You can even call up hard-tuned electronic voice sounds, distortion, and radio voice tones to bring some modern edge to your acoustic performances.

Play

With the VE-8's dedicated guitar channel, your acoustic axe will sound just as great as your vocals. Acoustic Resonance magically restores your natural guitar sound, eliminating the sterile piezo quack that plagues typical undersaddle pickups used in plugged-in acoustics. Reverb and chorus are on hand too, plus cool BOSS effects like Octave, Mod Delay, and more. There's a built-in tuner as well, a must-have tool for stage performing. And with the phase switch and notch filter, you have fingertip access for killing any feedback issues the instant they arise.

Harmonize

In a solo performance, the ability to create natural vocal harmonies turns heads and elevates your tunes to new sonic levels. Using the VE-8, creating these harmonies live has never been easier. The automatic harmony function detects the chords and key you play with your guitar, and then generates the correct harmony as you sing. Hybrid and fixed harmony modes are available too, giving you all types of versatility for different performing and recording situations. There's also a nice vocal doubling effect, a useful feature for adding fullness and presence to your voice as needed.

Loop

The specially designed looper in the VE-8 sounds great and is ready to support your performance whenever you need it. Just use the dedicated footswitch to lay down a percussive rhythm, chord progression, vocal counterpoint, or whatever you like. You can easily select your guitar, voice, or both for looping via panel buttons or an optional footswitch.

Connect

The VE-8's rear panel has a guitar input and XLR mic input with switchable phantom power, plus an Aux input to connect a smartphone or other device for backing music. Stereo XLR balanced outputs provide a direct feed to the house PA, while stereo 1/4-inch outputs let you send a separate signal to stage monitors or an acoustic amp. Both the vocal and guitar channels feature a three-band EQ and low-cut filter for shaping the tone to suit the venue, and it's even possible to send the two channels to separate outputs for external mixing flexibility. And via USB, you can use the VE-8 as a direct recording interface with your favorite DAW software.

Control

With the VE-8's grab-and-go panel controls, it's simple to dial in sounds and settings as you play. After creating a setup you like for a particular song, just save it in one of 50 memory locations for instant recall while performing. The VE-8's three built-in footswitches control a variety of live functions, and one or more optional footswitches can be connected for further control if needed.


SPECIFICATIONS

Nominal Input Level

  • MIC IN: -40 dBu (MIC SENS = Center)
  • GUITAR IN: -10 dBu
  • AUX IN: -20 dBu

Input Impedance

  • MIC IN: 4 k ohms
  • GUITAR IN: 20 M ohms
  • AUX IN: 18 k ohms

Nominal Output Level

  • LINE OUT L/MONO, R: -10 dBu
  • XLR OUT L, R: -10 dBu (Vocal & Guitar, Guitar), -40 dBu (Vocal)

Output Impedance

  • LINE OUT L/MONO, R: 1 k ohm
  • XLR OUT L, R: 600 ohms
  • PHONES: 44 ohms

Modes

  • Manual
  • Memory (Memory change/stomp)

Number of Memory slots

  • 50

Effects

  • ENHANCE
  • PITCH CORRECT
  • HARMONY/FX: HIGH, HIGHER, HIGH&HIGHER, LOW, HIGH&LOW, DOUBLE, RADIO, DIST, ELECTRIC
  • REVERB
  • 3 BAND EQ, LOW CUT
  • ACOUSTIC RESONANCE
  • CHORUS/FX: CHORUS, TREMOLO, PHASER, DELAY, MOD DELAY, OCTAVE, SLOW GEAR, RING MOD
  • REVERB
  • 3 BAND EQ, LOW CUT
  • NOTCH FILTER, PHASE

Phrase Loop

  • 80 sec

Display

  • 7 segments
  • 2 digits LED

Connectors

  • MIC IN connector: XLR type, balanced, phantom power (DC 48 V, 10 mA Max) GUITAR IN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • AUX IN jack: Stereo miniature phone type
  • XLR OUT L, R connectors: XLR type
  • LINE OUT L/MONO, R jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
  • PHONES jack: Stereo miniature phone type
  • MEMORY INC/DEC jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
  • USB COMPUTER port: USB type B
  • DC IN jack

Power

  • AC adaptor
  • Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 6
  • Current Draw: 360 mA

Expected Battery Life Under Continuous Use

  • Alkaline battery: Approx. 4.5 hours (phantom power: OFF), Approx. 2.5 hours (phantom power: ON)
  • *These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.

Manufacturer: Boss
Model: VE-8
SKU: I439445-N-2-WHXA
UPC: 761294508824


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