- QUICK START GUIDE BASIC CONNECTION SETUP
VOICE BOX
Harmony Machine and Vocoder
Congratulations on your purchase of the Electro-Harmonix Voice Box!
The Voice Box is a comprehensive and easy to use vocal harmony
machine and vocoder. Singers can produce 1 to 4 part harmonies from
their solo vocals. The harmonies are determined by the chords played on
your instrument and the notes you sing. The Voice Box has a superb and
easy to use vocoder, allowing you to easily create classic vocoder
sounds. Additionally the Voice Box has an Octave mode, Whistle effect
and a Unison effect.
Special Features of the Voice Box:
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3 different dual harmony modes including: Low, High, Low + High.
3 different multi harmony modes.
Vocoder mode turns the Voice Box into a professional sounding
vocoder.
Octave mode produces an octave above and below your vocal.
Whistle mode synthesizes a whistle tone 2 octaves above the note you
sing.
Unison mode allows for a formant shaping effect without pitch shifting.
Save and load up to 9 presets: 1 preset for each mode.
Scroll through the presets using the MODE knob or PRESET Footswitch.
Built-In balanced Mic Pre-Amp with switchable Phantom Power and Gain
adjustment.
Effect output on balanced XLR line output for interfacing with mixers
and stage breakout boxes.
Clean and transparent analog instrument through circuitry.
WARNING: Use only the AC Adapter that the Voice Box comes
supplied with. Do not use any other AC Adapters. Using other AC
adapters, even those made by Electro-Harmonix, could cause harm to
the unit, the adapter or you. The Voice Box does not use batteries.
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1. Connect your microphone to the MIC input on the right side of
the Voice Box using a balanced XLR cable.
2. Connect a balanced XLR cable to the EFFECT output jack on the
left side of the Voice Box. Connect the other end of the XLR
cable to the line input of a mixer.
3. Using an unbalanced instrument cable, plug your instrument into
the INST Input Jack on the right side of the Voice Box.
4. Connect your instrument’s amp or chain of effects into the INST
output jack on the left side of the Voice Box.
5. Plug the AC Adapter into a wall outlet.
6. Plug the barrel connector of the AC Adapter into the 9V power
jack at the top of the Voice Box. Polarity is center negative.
7. If using a condenser microphone, flip the Phantom Power switch
up to the top position, otherwise leave it off. The Phantom
Power Switch is located on the right side of the Voice Box, next
to the XLR MIC input.
8. Push the MIC BYPASS Footswitch until its associated LED is off.
Sing into the microphone, you will hear your dry vocal at this
point. Adjust mixer settings as well as the MIC GAIN switch on
the Voice Box to obtain optimal mic levels.
USING THE HARMONIES
1. Rotate the white MODE knob clockwise until LOW HARMONY
mode is selected.
2. Rotate the GENDER BENDER, DRY and HARMONY REVERB
knobs fully counter-clockwise.
3. Rotate the BLEND and VOICE MIX knobs so that they are set to
12 o’clock or 50% position.
4. Play your instrument to make sure you can hear it well. Now
tune your instrument, the harmonies in the Voice Box work best
when your instrument is properly tuned with itself. The
instrument does not have to be tuned to A440 or any other
standard.
5. Play some chords and sing, you will hear the Voice Box produce
mostly 3rds and 5ths below your original vocal and in tune with
your instrument.
6. Rotate the MODE knob to load the other harmony modes.
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VOICE MIX Knob Adjustments
USING THE VOCODER
7. When the Voice Box is set to one of the 6 harmony modes, the
VOICE MIX knob adjusts the mix between lower and higher
harmonies. For example, when the Voice Box is set to LOW
HARMONY mode, the VOICE MIX knob will mix between the 3rd
below your original note and the 5th below your original note.
8. Adjust the VOICE MIX knob to hear the mix of lower 3rd and
lower 5th harmonies you like best.
GENDER BENDER Knob Adjustments
9. In the 6 harmony modes, the GENDER BENDER knob controls
the timbre of the harmony voices. As you turn the GENDER
BENDER knob clockwise, the formant of the harmony voices
shifts upward or downward. The direction of the formant shift
depends on the harmony mode selected.
10. As an example, if the Voice Box is set to LOW HARMONY mode,
as you turn the GENDER BENDER knob clockwise, the formant
shifts downward, emulating the lengthening of the vocal tract.
Male singers tend to have longer vocal tracts than female
singers, so by turning the GENDER BENDER knob clockwise in
LOW HARMONY mode, you are making the harmony voices
sound more male.
11. Turning the GENDER BENDER knob counter-clockwise reduces
the formant shift, going all the way down to zero when set fully
counter-clockwise.
Adding Reverb
12. The Voice Box includes separate control for DRY or HARMONY
reverb.
13. Turn up the HARMONY knob under REVERB and you will hear
the harmony voices going through the reverb effect.
14. Turn up the DRY knob under REVERB and you will hear your dry
vocals going through the reverb effect.
15. You can apply separate amounts of reverb to your effected
vocals or dry vocals.
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1. Turn the MODE knob counter-clockwise until VOCODER mode is
selected.
2. Rotate DRY REVERB, HARMONY REVERB and VOICE MIX knobs
fully counter-clockwise.
3. Rotate the GENDER BENDER knob to 12 o’clock or 50%.
4. Rotate the BLEND fully clockwise so all you hear is effect.
5. You may even want to mute the output of the instrument signal,
for example turn off your guitar amp if using an amp.
6. Play a chord on your instrument then sing something. You
should hear your voice modulating the instrument. You are now
vocoding.
7. Try turning the VOICE MIX knob up to 50%. In VOCODER mode,
the VOICE MIX knob gives a treble boost up 12 o’clock. Past 12
o’clock, it will add more harmonics to your instrument,
emphasizing the most sibilant frequency ranges of the voice.
This makes it easier to obtain vocoded sounds out of dry guitar.
8. In VOCODER mode, the GENDER BENDER knob again shifts the
formant. Above 12 o’clock, the formant will shift upward (more
female). Below 12 o’clock, the formant shifts downward (more
male). At 12 o’clock there is no formant shift.
9. The BLEND knob can be used to mix in some of your dry vocal
to create interesting doubled vocal effects.
10. You can add some reverb to the vocoded signal by turning up
the HARMONY REVERB knob.
USING OCTAVES MODE
1. OCTAVES mode does not require an instrument to be played in
order for it to produce the octaves above and below your
original vocals.
2. Turn the MODE knob until OCTAVES mode is selected.
3. The VOICE MIX knob mixes between the lower and upper
octaves. Full counter-clockwise produces the lower octave and
full clockwise produces the upper octave. 12 o’clock on the
VOICE MIX knob will produce an equal mix of both octaves.
4. Turning GENDER BENDER clockwise in OCTAVES mode increases
the amount formant shift for both the upper and lower octave.
GENDER BENDER shifts the formant upward for the upper
octave and shifts it downward for the lower octave. Turning the
GENDER BENDER knob counter-clockwise will reduce the
formant shift to zero at the minimum position.
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USING UNISON + WHISTLE MODE
1. UNISON + WHISTLE mode is another mode that does not
require an instrument to be played for it to work properly.
UNISON is vocal formant shift effect with no pitch shifting and
WHISTLE synthesizes a whistle tone two octaves above the note
you sing.
2. Turn the MODE knob until UNISON + WHISTLE mode is
selected.
3. The VOICE MIX knob mixes between the UNISON effect (fully
counter-clockwise) and the WHISTLE effect (fully clockwise).
4. The GENDER BENDER knob sets the amount of formant shifting
for UNISON mode. Above 12 o’clock, the formant will shift
upward (more female). Below 12 o’clock, the formant shifts
downward (more male). At 12 o’clock there is no formant shift.
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- DESCRIPTION OF MODES The Voice Box has 9 modes to choose from. Each mode gives the musician a different
sonic palette to work with. In addition, each mode may change the functionality of
some of the Voice Box’s knobs. In this section we will describe each mode and the
functionality of the knobs that change with the mode.
Use the MODE knob to cycle through the modes. Turning the MODE knob clockwise
goes up the LED ladder. Turning the MODE knob counter-clockwise goes down the
LED ladder.
Below is a table displaying the function of each knob as it relates to the selected
mode. Arrows indicate the function that occurs as the knob is turned to or towards
the extreme knob position in that direction. You will notice some knobs, such as
BLEND, do not change with the mode while others, such as GENDER BENDER, are the
same basic control but the direction or amount of the function changes for nearly
every mode.
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HARMONY Modes
The six HARMONY Modes will pitch shift your voice to create 2 to 4 part
harmonies along with your dry vocal. The pitch and number of
harmonies depends on the selected mode. In addition the exact function
of the VOICE MIX and GENDER BENDER knobs changes slightly with
each mode. Please Note: All six harmony modes require an instrument
to be played along with your vocal to provide the key information for the
pitch shifter. If no instrument is plugged in and playing, the six harmony
modes will not work correctly. The Voice Box works best with full
chords; for example a chord with at least the root, 3rd and 5th.
LOW HARMONY
The Voice Box creates two harmony voices below the note you sing. The
low voice is usually the lower 3rd below your note but will sometimes be
the lower 4th depending on the most appropriate harmony for the chord
your instrument plays and the note you sing. The high voice is usually
the lower 5th below the note you sing but will sometimes be the lower
6th again depending on which harmony is the most appropriate.
VOICE MIX knob: Mixes between the lower 3rd harmony (in
knob’s LOW position) and the lower 5th harmony (in knob’s
HIGH position). When set to 12 o’clock, there will be an equal
mix of both harmonies.
GENDER BENDER knob: As turned clockwise, GENDER
BENDER shifts the formant downward, making the harmonies
sound more male. When turned fully counter-clockwise, there is
no formant shift.
HIGH HARMONY
The Voice Box creates two harmony voices above the note you sing. The
low voice is usually the 3rd above your note but will sometimes be the
4th depending on the most appropriate harmony for the chord your
instrument plays and the note you sing. The high voice is usually the 5th
above the note you sing but will sometimes be the 6th again depending
on the most appropriate harmony.
VOICE MIX knob: Mixes between the 3rd harmony (in knob’s
LOW position) and the 5th harmony (in knob’s HIGH position).
When set to 12 o’clock, there will be an equal mix of both
harmonies.
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GENDER BENDER knob: As turned clockwise, GENDER
BENDER shifts the formant upward, making the harmony sound
more female. When turned fully counter-clockwise, there is no
formant shift.
LOW + HIGH HARMONY
The Voice Box creates two harmony voices one above the note you sing
and one below. The low voice is usually the lower 5th below the note
you sing. The high voice is usually the upper 3rd above the note you
sing.
VOICE MIX knob: Mixes between the lower 5th harmony (in
knob’s LOW position) and the upper 3rd harmony (in knob’s
HIGH position). When set to 12 o’clock, there will be an equal
mix of both harmonies.
GENDER BENDER knob: For the lower harmony, GENDER
BENDER shifts the formant downward, making the harmony
sound more male. For the upper harmony, the formant shifts
upward, making the harmony
sound more female. When turned fully counter-clockwise, there
is no formant shift.
MULTI HARMONY 1: Lower 3rd, Lower 5th and Upper 3rd
The Voice Box creates three harmonies: two lower harmonies and
one upper harmony. The harmonies consist of the lower 3rd harmony,
the lower 5th harmony and the upper 3rd harmony.
VOICE MIX knob: Mixes between the lower 3rd harmony (in
knob’s LOW position) and the upper 3rd harmony (in knob’s
HIGH position). The volume of the lower 5th harmony does not
change with the VOICE MIX knob. When set to 12 o’clock, there
is an equal mix of all harmonies.
GENDER BENDER knob: For the lower harmonies, GENDER
BENDER shifts the formant downward, making the harmonies
sound more male. For the upper harmony the formant shifts
upward, making the harmony sound more female. When turned
fully counter-clockwise, there is no formant shift.
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MULTI HARMONY 2: Lower 3rd, Lower 5th, Upper 3rd and Upper Octave
The Voice Box creates the same three harmonies as in Multi Harmony 1
and adds the upper octave. The harmonies consist of the lower 3rd
harmony, the lower 5th harmony and the upper 3rd harmony. Added to
the mix is the upper octave.
VOICE MIX knob: Mixes between the lower 3rd harmony (in
knob’s LOW position) and the upper octave (in knob’s HIGH
position). The levels of the lower 5th harmony and upper 3rd
harmony do not change with the VOICE MIX knob. When set to
12 o’clock, there will be an equal mix of all harmonies and upper
octave.
GENDER BENDER knob: For the lower harmonies, GENDER
BENDER shifts the formant downward, making the harmonies
sound more male. For the upper harmony and octave, the
formant shifts upward, making the harmonies sound more
female. When turned fully counter-clockwise, there is no formant
shift.
MULTI HARMONY 3: Lower Octave, Lower 5th, Upper 3rd and Upper 5th
The Voice Box creates three harmonies (one below, two above) plus an
octave down. The harmonies consist of the lower 5th harmony, the
upper 3rd harmony and the upper 5th harmony. Added to the mix is the
lower octave.
VOICE MIX knob: Mixes between the lower octave (in knob’s
LOW position) and the upper 5th harmony (in knob’s HIGH
position). The levels of the lower 5th harmony and upper 3rd
harmony do not change
with the VOICE MIX knob. When set to 12 o’clock, there will be
an equal mix of all harmonies and lower octave.
GENDER BENDER knob: For the lower harmony and octave,
GENDER BENDER shifts the formant downward, making the
harmonies sound more male. For the upper harmonies, the
formant shifts upward, making the harmonies sound more
female. When turned fully counter-clockwise, there is no formant
shift.
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OCTAVES Mode
OCTAVES mode pitch shifts your vocal up and down exactly one octave.
Since the amount of pitch shift is preset to an octave, this mode does
not require an instrument to be played along with your vocal.
VOICE MIX knob: Mixes between the lower octave (in knob’s
LOW position) and the upper octave (in knob’s HIGH position).
When set to 12 o’clock, there will be an equal mix of the two
octaves.
GENDER BENDER knob: For the lower octave, turning
GENDER BENDER clockwise shifts the formant downward,
making the lower octave sound more male. For the upper
octave, turning GENDER BENDER clockwise shifts the formant
upward, making the upper octave sound more female. When
turned fully counter-clockwise, there is no formant shift.
UNISON + WHISTLE Mode
UNISON + WHISTLE mode is really like having two modes in one. Each
function is separate from the other. UNISON mode allows for formant
shift without changing the pitch of your vocal. For example, you want to
sound more womanly but without changing your pitch. WHISTLE mode
synthesizes a whistle tone exactly two octaves above the note you sing.
VOICE MIX knob: Mixes between the UNISON effect (in knob’s
LOW position) and the WHISTLE effect (in knob’s HIGH
position). When set to 12 o’clock, there will be an equal mix of
UNISON and WHISTLE.
GENDER BENDER knob: Adjusts formant shift for the UNISON
effect only. When GENDER BENDER is set to 12 o’clock, there is
no formant shift. As you turn the knob clockwise from 12 o’clock,
the formant shifts upward for a more female sounding vocal. As
you turn the knob counterclockwise from 12 o’clock, the formant shifts downward for a
more male sounding vocal.
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VOCODER Mode
VOCODER mode turns the Voice Box into a 256 Band vocoder. Vocoding
is an effect that allows a voice to modulate an instrument or sound
source. The controls have been optimized so that the vocoder is very
much plug, play and sing; the musician does not need to do much work
to create fantastic sounding vocoder effects. As with most vocoders,
both a vocal signal and an instrument signal are required to obtain the
proper effect.
VOICE MIX knob: In Vocoder mode, the VOICE MIX knob
increases treble response and articulation. As you turn the knob
up from fully counter-clockwise to 12 o’clock, the treble will be
increasingly boosted. Turning the VOICE MIX knob further past
12 o’clock no longer increases the treble but puts the instrument
signal through octave harmonic enhancement. The increased
harmonic content gives the vocoder more frequencies to work
with in the vocals fricative and sibilant range. This is especially
useful with a clean guitar signal.
GENDER BENDER knob: When GENDER BENDER is set to 12
o’clock, there is no formant shift. As you turn the knob clockwise
from 12 o’clock, the formant shifts upward for a more female
sounding vocoder effect. As you turn the knob counter-clockwise
from 12 o’clock, the formant shifts downward for a more male
sounding vocoder effect.
- PRESETS -
2. Hold down MODE for 3 seconds. Nothing will occur for 2
seconds, then all the mode LEDs will blink for 1 second.
3. After the LEDs stop blinking, let go of the MODE knob. The
PRESET LED will light up solid. The PRESET LED is located to the
left of the PRESET FOOTSWITCH.
4. Your preset has been saved in the mode that is currently lit.
PRESET LOAD PROCEDURE:
USING MODE KNOB
1. To Load a preset you previously saved: turn the MODE knob to
the mode where the preset was saved.
2. Press and release the MODE knob. The PRESET LED will light up
to indicate that the Preset has loaded. Please Note: The current
knob positions are no longer valid.
USING PRESET FOOTSWITCH
1. To Load a preset you previously saved using the PRESET
Footswitch: press and release the PRESET Footswitch. The
PRESET LED will light up to indicate that the Preset has loaded
for the currently selected mode. Please Note: The current knob
positions are no longer valid.
2. If you press and release the PRESET Footswitch while a preset is
already loaded into the current mode, the Voice Box will jump
down to the next mode and load its preset. For example, if you
have a preset loaded into HIGH HARMONY mode, then press the
PRESET Footswitch, the Voice Box will then select LOW + HIGH
as its current mode, then load its preset.
The Voice Box can save one preset for each of the 9 modes. Each preset
will pertain directly to the mode you have saved it in. Once a preset is
saved, the Voice Box will remember the preset after power has been
disconnected.
After loading a preset, if you move a knob, the knob’s new location will
supersede the preset’s stored value for that knob. At this point, the
PRESET LED will blink rapidly to indicate that a knob has been moved. If
you then turn the knob back to its position, as saved in the preset, the
PRESET LED will stop blinking.
Saving a preset will save the setting of all 5 of the black knobs. It will
not save the state of the MIC BYPASS Footswitch, the MIC GAIN Toggle
switch or the PHANTOM POWER Toggle switch.
If the PRESET LED is blinking rapidly, when you press the PRESET
Footswitch, it will re-load the preset for whichever mode you are
currently in.
PRESET SAVE PROCEDURE:
1. To Save the knob positions that are currently set up, press and
hold down the MODE knob.
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PRESET UNLOAD PROCEDURE:
A preset can be unloaded to restore the current knob positions so they
represent what you hear. There are two ways to unload a preset, press
and release the MODE knob or turn the MODE knob to another mode.
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- CONTROLS, INDICATORS & I/OThe following descriptions detail all of the knobs, switches, LEDs (lights)
and I/O jacks on the Voice Box:
MODE KNOB
This is the white knob located in the upper right corner of your Voice
Box. The MODE knob is a rotary encoder enabling the user to scroll
through the 9 Modes of the Voice Box. Turn the knob clockwise to
progress up through the modes: from VOCODER to LOW HARMONY
mode. Turn the knob counter-clockwise to progress down through the
modes: from LOW HARMONY to VOCODER mode.
The MODE knob also has a push switch to save and load presets. To
load a preset: turn the MODE knob to select the desired mode and then
give the MODE knob a quick tap. To save a preset: push down and hold
the MODE knob for 3 seconds. You will then see all mode LEDs blink
rapidly. Continue to hold down the MODE knob until the LEDs stop
blinking. At this point the preset is saved and you can let go of the knob.
Only one preset is saved per mode and the preset you save is based on
the selected mode.
Please note: The six harmony modes require an instrument to play
chords along with the vocals so that the Voice Box can determine the
key of your song. VOCODER mode also requires an instrument or sound
source. Neither OCTAVES or UNISON + WHISTLE modes require an
instrument or sound source.
GENDER BENDER KNOB
Formant shift corresponds roughly to the length of the vocal tract. Bass
and baritone singers have longer vocal tracts than sopranos and tenors.
In all modes, the GENDER BENDER knob adjusts the amount of formant
shift that is applied to the harmony, octave or effected voices. For voices
that are pitch shifted up, the formant will shift upward, which is
equivalent to shortening the vocal tract, to sound more female. For
voices that are pitch shifted down, the formant will shift downward,
which is equivalent to lengthening the vocal tract, to sound more male.
In all modes except UNISON and VOCODER, turning the GENDER
BENDER knob clockwise will increase the amount of formant shift from
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zero to 100%. In UNISON and VOCODER mode, zero formant shift is at
the center of the knob’s range, or 12 o’clock. Turning GENDER BENDER
clockwise from 12 o’clock will shift the formant upward, or shorten the
vocal tract. Turning GENDER BENDER counter-clockwise from 12 o’clock
will shift the formant downward, or lengthen the vocal tract.
VOICE MIX KNOB
In all modes, the VOICE MIX knob mixes between two different voices.
In most cases it mixes between a low harmony voice (counter-clockwise
position) and a high harmony voice (clockwise position). The following
table lists the VOICE MIX’s range for each mode:
MODE
VOICE MIX RANGE
LOW to HIGH knob position
LOW HARMONY
HIGH HARMONY
LOW + HIGH
MULTI HARMONY 1
MULTI HARMONY 2
MULTI HARMONY 3
OCTAVES
UNISON + WHISTLE
VOCODER
Lower 3rd to Lower 5th
Upper 3rd to Upper 5th
Lower 5th to Upper 3rd
Lower 5th to Upper 3rd
Lower 5th to Upper Octave
Lower Octave to Upper 5th
Lower Octave to Upper Octave
Unison to Whistle
Bass to Treble to Enhanced Harmonics
REVERB KNOBs
DRY REVERB Knob: This is a volume control for the reverb that is
applied to the Dry vocals.
HARMONY REVERB Knob: This is a volume control for the reverb that
is applied to the effected vocals. You can add reverb to all of the effects,
not just harmony voices. For example, while using the WHISTLE effect,
turning up the HARMONY REVERB knob will apply reverb to the
WHISTLE effect.
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BLEND KNOB
The BLEND knob is a wet/dry control for the effect output jack. Turning
the BLEND knob to its minimum counter-clockwise position will yield
100% dry and no wet signal. Turning the BLEND knob to its maximum
clockwise position will give you 100% wet and no dry signal. To obtain
an equal balance of both wet and dry signals, set the BLEND control to
50%.
PRESET Footswitch / LED
Press and release the PRESET Footswitch to load a preset into the
presently selected mode. If a preset is already loaded into the presently
selected preset, pressing the PRESET Footswitch will select the next
mode and load its preset.
The PRESET LED will light solid when a preset is loaded. While a preset
is loaded, if a black knob is turned, the PRESET LED will blink rapidly
telling you that though a preset is loaded, one or more knobs have been
turned. Pressing the PRESET Footswitch while the PRESET LED is
blinking will re-load the preset for the current mode.
MIC BYPASS Footswitch / STATUS LED
The Bypass footswitch toggles the Voice Box between effect mode and
bypass mode. If the STATUS LED is lit, then the Voice Box is in effect
mode. If the STATUS LED is off, then the Voice Box is in bypass mode.
In bypass mode: the dry vocal is output through the EFFECT Output
XLR jack and the effect is muted. In effect mode: the output of the
BLEND control determines how much effect vs. dry signal is output
through the EFFECT Output XLR jack.
In both effect and bypass modes, the instrument’s signal goes through a
high quality buffer stage between the INSTRUMENT INPUT and OUTPUT
jacks.
MIC GAIN Toggle Switch
mic pre-amp to the input of the Voice Box or if you have a loud singer
with an especially sensitive microphone.
PHANTOM POWER Toggle Switch
On the side of the Voice Box, next to the MIC INPUT XLR jack, is the
PHANTOM POWER toggle switch. Pushing the toggle switch up will
supply +45V to the microphone. The PHANTOM POWER switch should
only be set to ON when using a condenser microphone.
MIC INPUT XLR Jack
The MIC INPUT XLR jack is a fully balanced microphone input. Connect
your microphone directly to this input jack. The input impedance at the
MIC INPUT XLR jack is 10 kΩ.
INSTRUMENT INPUT ¼” Jack
In all modes but two (OCTAVES and UNISON + WHISTLE), the Voice
Box requires an instrument to be played along with your vocals. For the
six harmony modes, the Voice Box needs an instrument to provide
chords so that the Voice Box can determine the key of your instrument.
The best types of chords for the Voice Box should include the root, 3rd
and 5th of the chord. VOCODER mode only requires a sound source; the
VOCODER effects the instrument you play with your voice.
Plug the output of your instrEmail us at info@ehx.com
ument into the INSTRUMENT INPUT jack. The input impedance
presented at the INSTRUMENT INPUT XLR jack is 2.2 MΩ.
EFFECT OUTPUT XLR Jack
The Voice Box’s vocal effect is output through the EFFECT OUTPUT XLR
jack on the side of the unit. The vocal harmonies, vocoder and other
effects as well as the dry and bypassed vocals are output from this jack.
The EFFECT OUTPUT XLR jack is a fully balanced line output jack. It can
be connected directly to the line input of a mixer, on stage breakout
boxes or the input of an A/D converter. The output impedance is 700 Ω.
Use this switch to change the sensitivity of the mic pre-amp in the Voice
Box. HI gain mode should be used in most situations. LO mode is useful
if HI mode is clipping, if you want to connect the output from another
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INSTRUMENT OUTPUT ¼” Jack
Connect this output to your amp, effects or other device. The output
impedance is 700 Ω.
9V Power Jack
Plug the output of the Voice Box’s supplied AC Adapter into the 9V
power jack located at the top of the Voice Box. The Voice Box requires 9
- 9.6VDC at 200mA with a center negative plug. The Voice Box accepts
Boss style AC Adapters.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Mic Pre-Amp Gain:
LO Mode = 15db; HI Mode = 25dB (XLR out into High Z load)
LO Mode = 4.5dB; HI Mode = 15dB (XLR out into 600 Ω load)
A/D and D/A Conversion Sample Rate = 36 kHz
A/D and D/A Conversion Bit Resolution = 24 bits
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