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TC Helicon Play Electric
Vocal & Guitar Multi-FX Processor


A compact wonder of complete vocal and guitar processing, Play Electric allows you to rock out with confidence.
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A compact wonder of complete vocal and guitar processing, Play Electric allows you to rock out with confidence! The hottest vocal sounds, including perfect backing harmonies, combined with best-selling TC Electronic guitar FX and enough amp emulations to quench anyone’s thirst for tone, make Play Electric the new standard for singing guitarists everywhere.

Keep your vocals clean with a tight reverb or simple harmony – or go all out with tasty delays, thick doubling, edgy hardtuning, cool modulations, and raw distortions – the choice is yours. And don’t worry about setting the key for those harmonies; Play Electric follows your guitar chords automatically for harmonies that stay in tune and in time.

Whether you’re a shredder, blues picker, power soloist or a campfire chorder, Play Electric serves up tailor-made guitar FX from TC Electronic that’ll light every note on fire. Electrify your guitar in bestselling effects from the Flashback Delay, Hall of Fame Reverb, and Corona Chorus TonePrint pedals. Cool compression, evocative modulation FX, and distortion/overdrive pedal emulations round out the sonic smorgasbord.

TC Helicon Play Electric Features:

  • Complete vocal path including Tone, Harmony, HardTune, Reverb, Double, Delay, µMod (chorus/flange, etc.), and Transducer(megaphone/distortion FX)
  • Global Adaptive EQ, Compression, De-ess, Gate & Pitch Correction
  • Note-perfect Vocal Harmonies using Auto Chord Detection from guitar input
  • 2 Voices of NaturalPlay Harmony, plus 2 voices of humanized Doubling
  • TC Electronic guitar FX with styles from Flashback Delay, Hall of Fame Reverb and Corona Chorus
  • Wide range of additional popular guitar effects with lots of styles
  • Wide choice of guitar amp emulations from Voice Live3, including “no amp” and “Acoustic Shape” (BodyRez) setting
  • Dedicated Guitar and Vocal FX access/edit buttons
  • Separate vocal and pro-quality guitar outputs or stereo mix
  • Different amp settings per preset or global lockdown to one
  • Low-noise Mic-preamp
  • VLOOP™ performance looper for vocal and/or guitar with undo and redo
  • Loop time: Stereo: 15 seconds with Undo (30 seconds without). Mono: 30 seconds with Undo (60 seconds without)
  • Simple effects customization with styles and icons
  • RoomSense microphones for monitoring and practicing
  • Key/Scale harmony mode for setting specific song keys via the footswitches
  • Plug in and practice with your mobile device via AUX or stream tracks and record over USB including a Vocal Cancel function
  • Navigate factory presets by Genre and mark Favorites
  • USB for audio streaming and connection toVoice Support, TC Helicon's free app for firmware updates, preset management, and tips & tricks
  • Compatible with the MP-75 Modern Performance Vocal Microphone and Sennheiser e 835 fx microphone with Mic Control
  • Optional Switch-3 for additional performance control
  • Headphone output

TC Helicon Play Electric Specifications:

Analog Inputs

  • VOICE:
    • Connector: Balanced XLR
    • Input Impedance Balanced: 3 kOhm
    • Mic Input Level @ 0 dBFS: -39 dBu to +14 dBu
    • EIN @ Max Mic Gain Rg = 150 Ohm: -127 dBu
    • Mic SNR >100 dB at typical mic input gain
    • Phantom Power: +48V (on/off via setup menu)
    • A to D Conversion 24 Bit, 128 x oversampling bitstream, 110 dB SNR A-weighted
    • Connector: 1/4" phone jack
    • Guitar Input Impedance: 1 MOhm
    • Guitar Input Level @ 0 dBFS: +13 dBu
    • Guitar Input SNR >108 dB
    • A to D Conversion 24 Bit, 128 x oversampling bitstream, 115 dB SNR A-weighted
  • AUX:
    • Aux: 1/8" stereo mini jack
    • Aux Input Level @ 0 dBFS +2.5 dBu

Analog Outputs

  • VOICE:
    • Connectors: balanced XLR
    • Output Impedance Balanced/Unbalanced: 260/130 Ohm
    • Output Range 0 dBFS: -6 dBu
    • Dynamic Range >108 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    • Frequency Response +.3/-0 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    • D to A Conversion 24 Bit, 128 x oversampling bitstream, 115 dB SNR A-weighted
    • Connectors: 1/4" TRS
    • Output Impedance Balanced/Unbalanced: 300/150 Ohm
    • Output Level at 0 dBFS: +6 dBu
    • Dynamic Range >105 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    • D to A Conversion 24 Bit, 128 x oversampling bitstream, 108 dB SNR A-weighted
    • 1/8" Mini stereo jack, 50 Ohm, +12 dBu max
    • Buffered Guitar Input
    • Connector: 1/4" TRS
    • Output Impedance Bal/UnBal: 540/270 Ohms
  • Control:
    • USB: USB A, Mini-B
    • Pedal: 1/4" TRS phone jack
    • Mic Control using TC-Helicon MP-75 Microphone or Sennheiser e 835 fx mic
  • Size:
    • Dimensions (HxWxD): 1.8" x 7.9" x 6.1" (45 x 200 x 156 mm)
    • Weight: 2.2 lb. (1 kg)
  • Construction:
    • Dual die-cast clamshell design
    • Acrylic Lens
    • Punch-cut Metal connection panel
    • Rubberized footings
    • Backlit Graphic LCD Display


  • Vocal Effects:
    • Global Adaptive Tone
    • Global Pitch Correction
    • Harmony
    • Double
    • Delay (w/Filter styles)
    • Reverb
    • HardTune (Pop, Correct, Robot, Gender Bender)
    • Transducer (Megaphone, Radio, Distortion)
    • µMod (Detune, Chorus, Flange, Rotor, Tube, Character)
  • Guitar Effects:
    • Amp Modeling (incl. acoustic/no amp)
    • Delay
    • Reverb
    • Chorus
    • Flanger
    • Tremolo
    • Overdrive & Distortion
    • Compression
    • Detune
    • Rotor
    • Panner
    • Auto Filter
  • Control: 
    • 170+ Song & Artist Inspired Presets, Memory for 500
    • Simple Vocal & Guitar FX Editing via Direct Access Buttons
    • Direct Access to Favorite, Genre, Mix and Setup Menus
    • Preset Up/Down and HIT Footswitch
    • Graphics LCD Display
    • Bump-Protected Mic Level
    • Dual-Colour Backlit Buttons

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