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TC-Helicon Announces Harmony Singer the Guitar Pedal for Your Voice

Published 10 years ago on April 10, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

TC-Helicon Announces Harmony Singer the Guitar Pedal forYour Voice -

Surveys show that up to 75% of all guitarists also sing, andwith Harmony Singer TC-Helicon has created a vocal stomp box thatfits the needs of every singing guitarist out there looking forproduction-quality Harmony, Reverb and Tone in one easy-to-usepedal.

TC-Helicon has announced the release of Harmony Singer, thesecond pedal in a new series that started with last year's hitproduct, Mic Mechanic. Harmony Singer is a professionalmulti-effects unit that operates with the simplicity of a guitarstomp box offering three key features: Guitar-controlled vocalharmony, Tone and Reverb. It is aimed at all guitarists wanting toadd accurate backing vocals and pristine reverbs to theirrepertoire.

Vocal Harmony

With Harmony Singer, users get up to two harmony voices guideddirectly by the In/Thru guitar connection. In effect, HarmonySinger is the perfect vocal arranger. It instantly analyzes theincoming guitar chords making sure that the harmonies are always intune and on time. This frees up the user to experiment usingharmonies with all sorts of key and chord arrangements.

Tone

One of the mainstays of any TC-Helicon product is Adaptive Tone,the combined workings of high-end EQ, Compression, De-essing, andGating that automatically adapts to the user's voice and vocalrange. The Tone button on Harmony Singer can be toggled on or off,but when it's on it ensures smooth dynamics and clear presence forany singer using it.  It's like having a personal soundengineer controlling the mix.

Reverb

Harmony Singer comes with three studio-quality Reverb types -Room, Club and Hall - with adjustable level control. Harkingdirectly from the renowned lineage of reverb algorithms from TCElectronic, a sister company of TC-Helicon, the sound quality ofHarmony Singer's reverbs is guaranteed to please the ears of bothpro and amateur guitarists alike.

Easy hook-up

Mirroring the simplicity of its interface, Harmony Singer is aseasy to connect to the PA as a mic - and it connects to the guitarsignal chain the same way as any other stomp box. The focus forHarmony Singer is to limit the time fiddling with settings andmaximize the joy of playing, singing and sounding great.

In short, Harmony Singer is the guitarist's vocal backup groupand sound tech in one simple stomp box.

Tom Lang, Product Manager for TC-Helicon,comments:

"At TC-Helicon we're excited about offering Harmony Singer'sessential elements and simple controls to the hard workingguitarist-singers out there. These days it's hard to commandattention, and we see clear, captivating vocals as an importantasset. Corralling Tone, 3 Reverb types, 2 voices of vocal harmonyand effects mixing into such a small package can only benefit thosewho seek to lighten the load while losing none of their impact. Ourdream is that Harmony Singer will become as much a piece ofessential kit as mics and guitars are to singingguitarists."

Main Features

• Choice of 8 arrangements of Harmony voices: above and below,close and far
• Room, Club and Hall reverb choices
• Separate mix level control of Harmony voices
• Transparent Thru connection to a guitar amp
• Ground Lift removes hum when needed
• Clean, clear, low-noise mic preamp with phantom power
• Reverb and Tone can remain on whether Harmony is on or off, sothe singer always sounds great
• The 'Talk' function allows the singer to address the audiencewith the effects bypassed.
• Mic Control allows remote Harmony on/off using the switch on theSennheiser e 835 fx or TC Helicon MP-75 mic
  Compact, easy to use
• Rugged all-metal construction
• USB connection to free VoiceSupport application for easyfirmware updates, product-specific news and more.

 

 


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