Sing like a star with the VE-5 — a versatile, fun vocal processor that’s friendly enough for a beginner but powerful enough for a pro. Take it onstage and attach it to a microphone stand for real-time performance, or bring it to a studio or home and use it as a tabletop processor. The physical design of the VE-5 is compact and light, yet its effects are heavyweight class (derived from the popular VE-20 vocal processor). With battery operation and built-in phrase looping, the VE-5 is also an ideal tool for street performers who want to bring a new dimension of creativity to their act.
Easy one-touch operation
Six types of high-quality vocal effects inherited from the VE-20 (Reverb, Delay, Double/Harmony, Dynamics, Pitch Correct, Tone/SFX)
Phrase Looper adds impact to real-time vocal performances, including harmonizing and layered beatboxing
Favorite Sound function provides immediate access to preferred sounds
Ideal for live performance as well as tabletop setups (mic-stand mount included)
Internal microphone for instant gratification
Aux input for blending external music
Battery operation for street performance (AC adapter sold separately)
Simple and Intuitive Operation
From beginners to professionals, all singers can enjoy great results with the VE-5. Even technophobes or non-musicians will embrace this creative processor thanks to its simple, intuitive operation. The handy Favorite Sound function, for example, lets you instantly access your preferred sounds with a press of button.
Use the VE-5 in a variety of settings. It’s perfect for live performers; the included mount lets you attach it to any standard microphone stand. Some of the VE-5’s functions can even be controlled by footswitches, which is great for hands-free operation. When powered by batteries, the VE-5 becomes an ideal tool for street performance. The VE-5 also fits beautifully in homes and studios as a tabletop processor.
Great Presets and High-Quality Effects
The VE-5 has six types of high-quality effects and various special effects inherited from the VE-20. Dunk your vocal in smooth reverb or delay for broadening and deepening, or even out the level with the Dynamics function. Thicken your voice with the Double/Harmonizer and correct intonation problems with Pitch Correct. Get experimental with a robot voice, popular in electro-pop music, or use the onboard Distortion, Radio, and Strobe for unique and impactful special effects. You can even create iconic pitch-correct effects — a staple of many hip-hop and pop hits.
Built-In Phrase Looper
Layer and loop your voice with the VE-5’s built-in Phrase Looper. You can generate harmonies with yourself in real time, or jam over your own looped beatboxing. This creative feature greatly expands the potential of real-time vocal performance.
Nominal Input Level
MIC IN: -40 dBu (MicSens = 40)
AUX IN: -20 dBu
MIC IN: 4 k ohms
AUX IN: 22 k ohms
Nominal Output Level
XLR OUT: -40 dBu
PHONES/LINE: -20 dBu
XLR OUT: 600 ohms
PHONES/LINE: 66 ohms
DYNAMICS, PITCH CORRECT, TONE/SFX, DOUBLE/HARMONY, DELAY, REVERB
38 sec. (Mono only)
16 characters, 2 lines (backlit LCD)
MIC IN jack/XLR type (balanced, phantom power: DC 48 V, 10 mA Max), 1/4-inch TRS phone type (balanced)
AUX IN jack (Stereo miniature phone type)
XLR OUT jack (XLR type)
PHONES/LINE jack (Stereo miniature phone type)
CTL 1, 2 Jack (1/4" TRS phone type)
DC IN Jack (DC 9 V)
Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery (AA, HR6) or Alkaline (AA, LR6) x 4,
AC Adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)
190 mA (9 V max.)
Expected battery life under continuous use
Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery (AA, HR6): Approx. 20 hours (phantom power: OFF)/Approx. 9 hours (phantom power: ON)
Alkaline (AA, LR6) : Approx. 13 hours (phantom power: OFF)/Approx. 6 hours (phantom power: ON)
* These figures will vary depending on the specifications of the batteries and the actual conditions of use.
Leaflet (USING THE UNIT SAFELY, IMPORTANT NOTES, and Information)
Mic Stand Holder (Screw x 2, Washer x 2, Spring Washer x 2)
Audio Cable (Stereo Miniature Phone Type, Cable Tie Attached)
Alkaline Battery (AA, LR6) x 4
Options (sold separately)
AC Adaptor (PSA series)
Footswitch (FS-5U, FS-6)
0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms
All specifications and appearances are subject to change.