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    sanelso2
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2021-05-08

    Hi, I have two questions:

    1) Is there any difference between the TC Helicon Voicelive Play and the Play Acoustic, besides the Play Acoustic having the guitar input (for key detection and efxs) and guitar effects? So does this mean both versions of the units have "exactly" the same vocal effects?

    2) On either unit, cans Voicelive VoiceSupport2 software be used to pre-program the keys of invidual presets that can be then sent to the VLP units? ...or is the VoiceSupport2 software basically for only backing up, copying, and changing order of presets?

    Thanks for you help in advance!

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    • sanelso2
      JoeRivers96 Hi, thank you for your contact. The vocal fx on these two units are the same - you will see some different presets on the Play Acoustic due to the guitar input.

      Unfortunately internal settings cannot be edited on VoiceSupport 2. This software is purely for preset management and firmware updates.
      • May 8
  • ChrisF
    Contributor - Level 2
    2020-02-11

    Can I use backing tracks as 'steps" for a preset, so Song1 preset will have 2 backing tracks, Step1 will have the verse backing track, and Step2 will have the chorus backing track? Then I can just flip between verse and chorus backing tracks by using the Step switch?

    Is there a (better) different way to achive this?

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  • nmalexandersen
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2020-05-27

    Hi ...

    I am searching the web for spesifications on the Audio outputs on a Perform VK, but I come up short ...

    So ...

    Is the outputs balanced or not ?

    At what level does the outputs operate ?

    I guess that the AUX IN is a -10 dB stereo jack .... correct ?

     

    Regards Nils

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  • BeePee
    Contributor - Level 1
    2019-11-25

    I'm still happily using my original Voicelive Touch for gigs and home recording. I link it up via USB to an iPad to get the benefits of the excellent Loopy app, superior in many respects to the looper in the VLT. A question, if anyone's listening: Loopy gets the signal from the VLT fine and returns it without noticeable latency. However it seems only the main VLT signal is being recorded in Loopy via USB, not extras like harmonies etc. I can get them if I take an analogue signal from the main or headphone VLT outputs into the iPad via an iRig headphone input, but I want to retain the clean USB input. Any idea why only part of the signal (pre processing, without harmonies etc) is coming in via USB? Thanks, BeePee

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    MikeMuellerleile
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2021-07-06

    Will the VL3X detect the harmony key from a loaded backing track? If so, what setting does the harmony setting need to be on (i.e natural play, scale, etc.)? 

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    • MikeMuellerleile
      MikeMuellerleile Wow, every question answered except for mine.
      • Jul 9
    • MikeMuellerleile
      PedroRodrigues Hi MikeMuellerleile please consider that the VL3X can detect harmony key from the Guitar input/MIDI or USB port/Aux input/RoomSense microphones but not form the from a loaded backing track but it will provide the user with information of the key present on the the files loaded. Thank you
      • Wed at 2:27 AM
  • ChrisF
    Contributor - Level 2
    2020-02-23

    I've read the looper section in the manual, and didn't find the answer.

    How can I trigger start of loop recording when I hit my first chord on my guitar for example? Is it possible?

    P.S. You can tell I just got the VL3X this w/e, and am learning the basics.

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    • ChrisF
      PetGerbil

      Me again


      Press the "Looper" Button, In the "Loop Slot" tab,scroll to the bottom. There's an "Audio Cue" setting.That should do it. Also to the right is a "sensitivity" setting,which sets.....errrrr...how sensitive it is.


       


      It was added with a firmware update, so it's not in the Manual.


       

      • February 23, 2020
  • us_shooter
    Contributor - Level 1
    2020-03-21

    I recently picked up a Martin CEO7 which has no pickup.  I am considering adding a K&K Mini, but need to know if a pre-amp will be required. 
    thank you. 

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    • us_shooter
      TCH-Rob

      Hi @us_shooter ,


       I use a Seagull with a passive K&K mini pickup into a Play Acoustic, and it works fine. I find the K&K to be quite high output for a passive pickup, and I can add any additional gain in the Play Acoustic mixer or FoH can add it from the mixer. 

      • March 25, 2020
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    Goyavette
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2021-02-28

    Hi, using Perform VK with Nordstage 2 keyboard. I often tranpose the keyboard, from song to song on live performance, but the Perform VK does not receive transpose information, so Harmony mode doesn't work when transposed (it plays non-transposed harmonies even when keybard has been transposed).

    I wish to use MIDI only, for sound quality.

    It works fine with the Aux in/out, but sound is bad quality (microphone loops). Using MIDI link only, Harmony works well, even with low volume keyboard. But only non transposed.

    Could someone tell me how to get the Perform VK to receive transpose data from my keyboard ?

    Many thanks

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    • Goyavette
      PedroRodrigues Hi Goyavette please consider that the PERFORM-VK responds to Control Change (CC), Program Change (PC) and MIDI Tempo (not MIDI Clock) information. To block incoming CC and PC messages, hold the Set button while powering on. Note data will still be accepted in this state.
      For convenience, we have mapped many PERFORM-VK CC’s to the Behringer UMA25s controller keyboard.
      The “UMA25s Mapping” column shows the button or control on the UMA25s related to each control.
      MIDI PC Messages The product’s 3 presets correspond to Program Change Bank 0: 125, 126, 127
      MIDI CC List The following chart shows a list of all available control changes.
      The MIDI channel can be set by holding the Set button and pressing a note on a connected MIDI keyboard.
      The MIDI channel on which this note was sent will be used as the MIDI receive channel.

      Regarding the RPn/nRPn Implementation, the RPN 0: Pitch Bend Sensitivity. This is a standard way to change pitch bend range.
      When it comes to MIDI Tempo, the Perform-VK responds to incoming MIDI tempo and will adjust system Tap Tempo accordingly.
      When controlling harmony via MIDI, in either Notes mode or NaturalPlay, it is sometimes desirable to have one section of the keyboard designated to sending that control information. It could be the area that your left hand is, to play chords of harmonies.
      In order to designate an area of the keyboard to respond to, a Split Point is set.
      Any notes, either above or below the split point, are deemed useable by the system. Notes outside the range are rejected.
      To set the Split Point, hold the SET button and press the note on your keyboard that you want to act as the split note.
      Then, to choose a split ABOVE that note, release the split note and press a note ONE SEMITONE ABOVE your split note.
      To choose a split BELOW, release the split note and press a note ONE SEMITONE BELOW your split note.
      This creates a split, above or below, with no transposition.
      In order to set a split point AND transpose the incoming MIDI notes, you will choose a different note in place of the ABOVE/BELOW notes mentioned above. It will seem a bit confusing, but does allow you to make both a split above/below point AND transpose either up or down.

      In the chart below, “X” is the split note, the point at which you want to split the keyboard, as explained previously.
      To facilitate things like “split above, but transpose down” we need to have settings both above and below your split point, that is where the chart comes in.
      For example, if you want to split ABOVE middle C, typically known as C4, but transpose DOWN so that C4 is actually C2, you’d do the following:
      1. Hold SET
      2. Press middle C (C4)
      3. Press the note 6 SEMITONES DOWN from middle C (F#)
      If you want to split BELOW middle C (C4) and transpose up so that C4 is C6, you’d:
      1. Hold SET
      2. Press middle C (C4)
      3. Press the note 2 SEMITONES DOWN from middle C (A#)
      You may need to experiment a bit to figure this out, but it does give you the ability to set your split point, split direction and transposition very quickly.
      I hope this helps.

      Thank you
      • Mar 2
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    JessicaSmith
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2021-07-21

    Hello, i have a Tc-Helicon Voice Prism Plus that is having an issue it has been stored for a good many years and when i turn it on it has power but the splash screen never changes from the intro message none of the knobs or effects work either, does anyone here no how to fix this issue or do the even still support or service this unit i have read about others that have the same issue with this same model, Is there a factory restore for this unit any ideas or advice would be apreciated

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  • Barkus
    Contributor - Level 3
    2019-08-29

    Hello. My 3 switch works on the VE and the VL3X but my 6 switch only works on the VE not the VL3X. What gives? Thanks Barkus

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    • Barkus
      Barkus




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      • August 31, 2019
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