BACKSTAGE PASS: 8% BACK IN REWARDS & FREE SHIPPING ON EVERYTHING Learn More
  • Shop by Category
  • Hot Deals
  • Looking for Coupons? Call us

MF MD HG 24Hour Sale Accessories 09-28-16
Top Rated
TC Helicon Logo
SKU 
H75274 000000000

TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony   

  • Write a Review

Natural harmony sound, ease of use and now, ultimate affordability are yours in VoiceTone H1. Pros and hobbyists alike can achieve fuller-sounding vo...Read More

In Stock & Ready To Ship

Gold Coverage: (What’s This?)
  • Shipping (48 Contiguous U.S. States)
    FREE
  • Your Price :
    $14900
  Add to Cart
Add to Wish List

You can earn up to 1,192 points.
& FREE SHIPPING on everything

See All TC Helicon Vocal Processors
OVERVIEW

The essentials for killer vocal harmonies in a simple to use stompbox.

Natural harmony sound, ease of use and now, ultimate affordability are yours in VoiceTone H1. Pros and hobbyists alike can achieve fuller-sounding vocal performances with this sturdy vocal harmony pedal.

Guitarist/singers can take advantage of H1²s uncanny guitar-sensing ability to keep your harmonies in tune. For non-guitarists, H1 has a key selector so you can dial-in harmonies that fit lots of songs.

As simple as plugging in your mic
Gaining access to the studio quality sounds and intelligent processing of VoiceTone singles is as simple as plugging in your mic and turning the effect on. Of course, you can always change the style or the amount of effect, but you shouldn't need to unfold the manual unless you're making a fire.

Strong family genes
Each VoiceTone single shares the same genes: a clean, quiet mic preamp that rivals high-end touring mixers, a die-cast metal case, rubberized no-slip base, studio quality analog to digital conversion, and the same quality processing you'd expect from our flagship vocal processors like VoiceLive 2.

All new Mic Control feature
The revolutionary and patent pending Mic Control circuit is built into each VoiceTone single pedal. This allows TC-Helicon's MP-75 (our sku# H70845) Modern Performance Vocal microphone˜s thumb switch to turn your VoiceTone single's effect on and off. Picture having the freedom to kick-in your vocal effect while working the stage, not gazing at your feet. It gets really cool when you chain multiple VoiceTone singles pedals together and control each one independently or turn them all on or off in combination.

Controls
Key/Auto selection
Harmony voicing
Harmony Mix
Footswitch on/off
Mic Control on/off

FEATURES
  • Adds one or two voices of realistic harmony to your voice
  • Both guitarists and non-guitarists can create musical harmonies
  • High quality signal path and tough enclosure
  • Can be chained to additional VoiceTone Singles
  • Mic-Control offers remote on/off via TC-Helicon MP-75 microphone

Vocal harmony has never been easier to use. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS

VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony

  • Size
    Height: 5.4 inches (140 mm)
    Width: 3.5 inches (90 mm)
    Depth: 2.3 inches (60 mm)
    Weight
    Weight: 0.92 lb. (0.42 kg)
    Construction
    Two part dies cast metal
    Rubberized base
    Connections
    Analog Inputs
    Connectors, balanced: Mic.: XLR
    Mic Input Level @ 0 dBFS: -42dBu to +1dBu
    EIN @ Max Mic Gain Rg = 150 Ohm: -126 dBu
    Mic input SNR: >104 dB
    Guitar Input impedance: 1 MOhm
    Guitar Input Level @ 0 dBFS: -7 dBU to 17 dBu
    Guitar Input SNR: >115dB
    Analog Outputs
    Output Impedance, Bal./Unbal.: 200/100 Ohm
    Output Full Scale: +1 dBu
    Dynamic Range: >104 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Frequency Response: +0/-0.3 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Control
    USB for firmware and control
    Mic Control using TC-Helicon MP-75
    Details
    Power
    Power Supply (Supplied): 12V .4A
    Power Consumption: 5.6W
    Safety
    EMC - Complies with EN 55103-1 and EN 55103-2 FCC part 15, Class B, CISPR 22, Class B
    Safety - certified to IEC 65, EN 60065, UL6500 and CSA IEC 65, EN 60065, UL6500 and CSA
    Operating Requirements
    Operating Temperature: 32F to 122F (0C to 50C)
    Storage Temperature: -22F to 167F (-30C to 70C)
    Humidity: Max. 90 % non-condensing
    Included with VoiceTone H1
    Region specific power supply
    USB cable
    User guide
    1 year warranty parts and labor
Reviews
Loading....

Review Snapshot

by PowerReviews
TC HeliconVoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony
 
4.4

(based on 51 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (39)
  • Good audio (29)
  • Versatile (21)
  • Good power output (12)
  • Professional functions (12)

Cons

  • Limited functions (5)

Best Uses

  • Performances (34)
  • Amateur recording (18)
  • Home studio (18)
  • Outdoor events / games (13)
  • Professional recording (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (23), Experienced (18)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The VoiceTone H1 is all you need!

Good work VoiceTone! You deserve a high score for this unit.
As a live rock singer & guitarist I have worked with a couple different Harmonizers over the years. If...Read complete review

Good work VoiceTone! You deserve a high score for this unit.
As a live rock singer & guitarist I have worked with a couple different Harmonizers over the years. If you want an Effects unit with Reverb, Delay, Pitch Correct, etc, this is not the pedal for you. But if you need a quality, stripped-down Harmonizer in a small package, this is the one!

PRIMARY FEATURES:
There is a Key Selector which can be manually set by the Performer or automatically set using Key Sensing Technology via the Guitar Thru jacks on the sides. Simply run your guitar thru the unit and it knows the key you are in at all times. Not only does this work amazingly, there is no tone or signal loss in your guitar chain! If you are a purist guitar player, as I am, this is absolutely a critical feature.

The Harmony Selector allows you to establish a 3rd or 5th up or down harmony with your main vocal. I always use 3rd up because most other harmonies sound manufactured or digitized. The 3rd up - and down for that matter - does not! I had the same results with the Digitech Vocalist Live unit so no knock against the H1. You can set a lot of different combinations using this know like 5 or 3&5 or 3 down or 3 or 3&5 or 5 up, etc... Again, the 3rd up is really natural.

The final adustment you can make is the Mix Selector that allows you to mix in the harmony with your own voice. This is a really strong unit so you may not need to go beyond 10 o'clock to get the right mix. That said, you can set this knob to completely eliminate the Primary vocal and just present a Harmony vocal by turning it to the far right position.

Compared to the Digitech Vocalist Live series, the H1 does not have near the features. However, the harmony controls and performance cannot be rivaled. If you want all the bells and whistles of the Digitech, it is a lot more money but well worth the investment if that is what you need. I don't. Additionally, those features are really only good in a practice space. No quality live Soundman is going to allow you to employ ANY features on your voice unit like other than Harmony anyway. And if you are attempting to use a Harmonizer in the studio you need to find some backup singers.
Built like a heavy duty stompbox. My only knock here is that the on/off stomp button does not click so I cant feel it when I am performing. I have to actually look at the light to see it is on. I was really shocked and disappointed because this is a no-brainer feature for any pro audio. This has got to be resolved with a Clicking On/Off Button! If the manufacturer reads this review, please please please replace this button!

That said, everything else on the unit is top notch! There is an easily removable rubber base that can be replaced with velcro if you have a pedalboard. You can see the lights in the day or night - a knock against Digitech because their lights are NOT easy to read in the daylight. Other than that it is a simple pedal.

My last knock is on the quality of the Harmonizer itself. First, understand the unit employs a Chromatic scale for its Harmonies. It grabs your note, places it into the key, and then determines where the 3rd or 5th harmony note is. As you sing up and down, the harmony changes with you according to the Chromatic Scale - which is like a piano, all half steps. If you sing out of key, it will sing out of key with you. It won't make you a better singer! With the Digitech I can "soften" the transition of the Harmony Notes so it doesnt sound like T-Pain. With the H1, there is no control over the harmony note transitions, so it sometimes sounds a little "pitch corrected" as it shifts notes. It does not happen enough to be concerned, but it is not perfect.
For the money, this unit is worth every penny and more! If you are a singer who needs harmonies, you must have this unit! Spend a whole lot more with the Digitech if you want additional features but don't complain when you have to lug around a HUGE stompbox when you only use the Harmonizer. Get the H1.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Simple setup, but poor quality harmony

I WAS very excited to get this product to replace my aging Akai Duobuddy... I like the small size, price and that it would determine that harmony I needed by the chord I...Read complete review

I WAS very excited to get this product to replace my aging Akai Duobuddy... I like the small size, price and that it would determine that harmony I needed by the chord I played on my guitar... I was getting tired of dancing around my old pedal to tap out the key I needed. I also didn't need any of the bells and whistles that come on the more expensive units (reverb, effect, etc.), so this seemed perfect.

Unfortunatly the harmonies when used with the guitar plugged in jumped, yodeled and sounded completely unnatural. It was a little better when you'd dial in the key on the rotary knob, but having to bend over and manually change keys defeats the whole purpose of a simple pedal.

Also I have dealt with TC's service deptartment in the past for my first generation VoiceLive and they were extremely slow (2 months to repair) and my original unit stopped working again within a month of getting it back... not very well built for a unit that originally cost eight hundred clams.

This unit seems tough, but sound wise it doesn't even come close to my 15 year old Akai DuoBuddy.

Reviewed by 51 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
4.0

better than expected for price.

By sonnyb

from Tullahoma tennessee

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances

    Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

    Use to fill out vocals in small venue setting.Harmonies are spot on.

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

     
    5.0

    Sounds great and so easy to use.

    By Rev Ev

    from Nevada

    About Me Experienced

    Ask me a question

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Performances

      Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

      WE have a small choir with limited harmonizing ability. This solved it and it' easy to use for folks that have little or no experience with musical equipment.

      Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

       
      4.0

      Great for sigle acts!

      By Ken

      from AR

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use
      • Professional Functions

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

        Have not put the Voice Tone into full operation, but, so far this has proven itself to be an invaluable piece of equipment. It's great for home studios or single acts. As for longevity, this is yet to be seen.

        Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

         
        5.0

        well done!

        By Dave

        from Daytona Beach

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

          Just an awesome harmonizer. With the guitar/keyboard through function it senses the cord and adjusts the harmony accordingly. Having tons of fun!

          Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

           
          5.0

          Great piece of Equipment

          By Cumberland Heights Bluegrass Band

          from Dixon, Kentucky

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Use
          • Powerful
          • Professional Functions
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Performances

            Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

            I ordered this harmonizer because our Bluegrass Band needed a more full, rich sound on some of the choruses. What a great piece of equipment. It is simple to hook up, is well made, and does not cost a huge amount of money. Best of all it works off of a microphone not an instrument. If back up or harmony is what you need, the H-1 will do the trick.

            Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

             
            5.0

            Well Worth The $$$$$$$

            By Bob

            from Arizona

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Easy To Use
            • Powerful
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

              I have used vocal harmonizers in the past and was never satisfied with the sounds. I stumbled across this one while browsing and I figured for the price I would give it a shot (after viewing the video). When I got it I was totally amazed at the assortment of sounds and harmony...NO MORE CHIPMONKS...
              I would recommend this to anyone who wants to have simple and good sounding harmony at an affordable price.

              Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

               
              5.0

              Best $$$ I ever spent...!!!!

              By Bobby Z.

              from Phoenix, Arizona

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Easy To Use
              • Great Sound
              • Powerful
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

                I was a bit apprehensive about this unit because of the price. I had used ones that cost 5X as much After firing it up, I was TOTALLY FLOORED by the versatility and the crispness of the voices. NO MORE CHIPMONKS...!!!! We went from a trio with 3 part harmony to a trio that has 6 or 7 voices.
                It is a MUST and now I have purchased a 2nd one just in case...LOL

                Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                 
                5.0

                Good buy, great service

                By Old Hand

                from Oklahoma

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Performances

                  Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

                  Using judiciously, it adds body to existing 2 part harmonies. Warm and full - best results when backed off mic 5-8 inches. Using Shure 58B mic.

                  Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent value

                  By Rus on bass

                  from Manchester MD

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Performances

                    Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

                    Used for the first time at a gig over the weekend. Only had two practice sessions to experiment before taking it out, but it performed well. Like any effect, the user needs to be diligent not to overdo it. For some songs, it is awesome. For others, it just sounded weird and I bypassed it immediately. For example, great for Eagles...not so much for Black Keys.

                    Best thing it provides is a boost of confidence for this mediocre singer. I feel like I can belt it out a bit more now with my "backup" singers behind me. Overall great value for the price, and highly recommended.

                    As others have mentioned, it pushes a hot signal and needs to be controlled a bit. For me that's a benefit, but when our lead singer got on my mike, we had feedback.

                    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                     
                    4.0

                    Still learning

                    By None

                    from Iowa city ia

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Performances

                      Comments about TC Helicon VoiceTone Single H1 Intelligent Harmony:

                      Still learning. I don't run guitar through it. If song changes key it's only good for a verse or chorus.

                      Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                      Displaying reviews 1-10

                      Back to top

                      Previous | Next »

                      Ship To: US Flag
                      You are changing the Ship-To country.

                      Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.