Boss VE-8 Acoustic Singer

BH #BOVE8 • MFR #VE-8
Boss
Boss VE-8 Acoustic Singer
Key Features
  • Preamp, FX Unit, Looper & USB Interface
  • Designed for Solo Singer/Songwriters
  • Intended for Vocals & Acoustic Guitars
  • 4x Ambiences, Chorus, Pitch Shift & More
The V-8 from BOSS is a preamp, an effects unit, and a USB interface all rolled into one. It's primarily intended for singer/songwriters looking for a multipurpose solution to handle their vocals and acoustic guitars in one device. The unit provides independent effect channels, as well as an 80-second phrase looper, expandable expression-pedal options, and a USB output for recording straight to a computer.
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Boss VE-8 Overview

The V-8 from BOSS is a preamp, an effects unit, and a USB interface all rolled into one. It's primarily intended for singer/songwriters looking for a multipurpose solution to handle their vocals and acoustic guitars in one device. The unit provides independent effect channels, as well as an 80-second phrase looper, expandable expression-pedal options, and a USB output for recording straight to a computer.

On-board effects allow you to apply not only reverb, delays, and other ambiences to your sound, but to harmonize with yourself in real time, depending on the preselected key of your song, or in a manner determined by the input of the guitar. On the guitar side, you can mitigate the quack of undersaddle pickups with an acoustic-resonance option, apply reverbs, delays, and pitch shifts, or simply tune your axe.

Notable features

  • All-in-one preamp and effects unit for singers who play acoustic guitar
  • 4x ambience effects plus enhance, chromatic pitch correction for live vocal tuning, vocal doubling, hard-tuned electronic voices, distortion, radio voice effect, and more
  • Create vocal harmonies in real time based on guitar input or manual key settings
  • Dedicated guitar channel including acoustic-resonance effects, reverb, chorus, tuner, phase inverter, feedback notch filter, and more
  • 80-second looper with the ability to loop guitar and vocals independently
  • Memory mode for storing and recalling 50 favorite settings
  • Flexible connections for integrating with a PA and stage monitors, plus USB for computer recording
  • Runs on 6x AA batteries or included AC adapter
UPC: 761294508824

Boss VE-8 Specs

Nominal Input LevelMic input: -40 dBu (MIC SENS = Center)
Guitar input: -10 dBu Auxiliary input: -20 dBu
Input ImpedanceMic input: 4 kOhms
Guitar input: 20 MOhms
Auxiliary input: 18 kOhms
Nominal Output Level2x line out (L/Mono, R): -10 dBu
2x XLR out: -10 dBu (Vocal & Guitar, Guitar), -40 dBu (Vocal)
Output Impedance2x line out (L/Mono, R): 1 kOhm
2x XLR out: 600 Ohms
1x headphones: 44 Ohms
ModeManual
Memory (memory change/stomp)
Number of Memory Channels50x
EffectsVocals:
  • Enhance
  • Pitch correct
  • Harmony/FX (high, higher, high & higher, low, high & low, double, radio, distortion, electric)
  • Reverb
  • 3 band EQ
  • Low cut
Guitars:
  • Acoustic resonance
  • Chorus/FX (chorus, tremolo, phaser, delay, mod delay, octave, slow gear, ring mod)
  • Reverb
  • 3 band EQ
  • Low cut
  • Notch filter, phase
Phrase Looper80 seconds
Display7 segments, 2 digits LED
ConnectorsMIC IN connector: XLR type, balanced, phantom power (48 VDC, 10 mA max)
GUITAR IN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
AUX IN jack: 3.5mm stereo
XLR OUT L, R connectors: XLR type
LINE OUT L/MONO, R jacks: 1/4" phone type
PHONES jack: 3.5mm stereo
MEMORY INC/DEC jack: 1/4" TRS phone type
USB COMPUTER port: USB type B
DC IN jack
Power SupplyAC adaptor
6x Alkaline batteries (AA, LR6)
Current Draw360 mA
Battery Life (In Use)Alkaline battery: Approximately 4.5 hours (phantom power off), approximately 2.5 hours (phantom power on)
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13 x 8.5 x 4.8"
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