TC-Helicon Play Acoustic

Vocal processor and effects unit for electro-acoustic guitars

  • BodyRezTM filter and integrated equalizer
  • Compressor
  • De-Esser
  • Gate
  • Pitch correction
  • Guitar effect styles from TC electronic pedal, Hall of Fame Reverb and Corona Chorus
  • Creates automatic harmony voices based on the played guitar accords
  • VLOOP Performance looper
  • LCD Display
  • Key / Scale harmony mode
  • Microphone input: XLR
  • Hi-Z Guitar input: 6.3 mm jack
  • 2x XLR Output (voice L / guitar-DI R)
  • AUX-In: 3.5 mm stereo jack
  • Headphone output: 3.5 mm stereo jack
  • USB
  • Pedal connectors
  • Including external power supply 12 V 400 mA
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  • Bossa Delays
  • Bossa Reverbs
  • Country Harmonies
  • Gender Morphing
  • Indie Harmonies Mix
  • Indie Pop Harmonies
  • Voice Filter FX

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An excellent piece of kit
Nicholas W., 21.01.2021
I did a lot of lot of research before purchasing and am wholly satisfied with the Play Acoustic. I am not a tech person but found it easy to navigate my way around. There is an amazing array of choice with all the settings which sound amazing. I have bought specific pedals in the past which are now redundant as this has all I need and more besides. Its well constructed and solidly built. I was able to double the looping time using online firmware . This pedal needs to be plugged into a powered speaker or PA to appreciate the full tone and sound. I haven't been able to gig with it yet due to covid but can't wait, as it gives so much to both the vocals and guitar. My only gripe would be that I wish it was able to run on battery power as well as mains and the addition of an off switch would be useful. Apart from that I can say its well worth the investment .
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06.07.2016
This pedal was originally bought for doing acoustic gigs where I just wanted backing vocals. Having played with the unit for a week and realising the amount of pre-sets you can download from the manufacturers website (listed by artist, song and genre!!) I haven't even needed to get into programming this thing yet. I also didn't realise that it had other functions such as looping, and the guitar effects I am now using as my go to pedal when recording acoustic guitar (and sometimes amp mic'ing) in the studio.

As the unit takes an audio input from the guitar to work out the harmonies, the unit is now setup as an aux effect (along with my other rack effects) to my mixer, so when a client comes in wanting harmonies to go along with any instrument, it works a dream. I've used it for creating harmonies when recording anything from dance tracks to basic acoustic set ups. This seems to get faster results than any plugin I've used. The only slight let down, was that the unit came with a US and EU plug adapter for the power supply, but no UK plug - so I am having to use an ugly adapter, as the manufacturers won't replace or sell me one!!!! All in all, this has definitely been a good purchase.
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great pedal overall
bainne, 26.03.2021
I wanted something simple to use for solo live shows. There are loads of youtube videos on this model which helped me get it set up. It needs a plug(has no battery option) which is a bit of pain.
I used it for vocal loops, and guitar fx, overall it was versatile and definitely worth buying
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Just the right one for me.
Richard aus Q., 17.03.2019
I have looked into those tc helicon harmoniser and this is the one that fits the bill just perfect. Two harmony voices is plenty for a solo singer. Mine has only chorus and reverb for guitars so I' have to check if there is an update to get the delay as well.
The reaction time to chord changes is good if you know how to help the machine (don't delay playing that chord).
It's fun to play with! I love it.
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