Alesis Vocal Zaper

stereo vocal remover in an compact space rackmount chassis

With the ability to remove vocals from any CD or stereo music source, the Vocal Zapper is a tool for vocal performance, music education, and karaoke applications. 16 algorithms allow optimal removal of different types of vocals in various types of mixes. There are two inputs and two outputs operating at 24-bit conversion and 48kHz sample rate. Internal processing runs at 28-bit.

-Removes vocals from any stereo source
-16 vocal settings for optimal removal
-Stereo 24-bit inputs and outputs
-28-bit internal processing, 48kHz sample rate
-Super-compact space rackmount

Alesis Playmate Vocalist

vocal remover, internal stereo CD player, and microphone processor

For vocal performance, music education, and karaoke applications

The PlayMate Vocalist can remove vocals from virtually any stereo CD. It also performs sophisticated tasks such as changing the music tempo without affecting the pitch, and changing the pitch without affecting the tempo. This allows a vocalist to always sing a song in the optimal key, and to adjust the tempo to change the feel of the music. Tempo and key adjustment can also be made for practice purposes. The PlayMate Vocalist can transpose music ±7 semitones (or half-steps), and adjust the pitch ±8%. The tempo range is from 50% to 150%.
The PlayMate Vocalist includes 100 reverb algorithms, allowing the singer to be heard in a huge variety of ambient spaces. The PlayMate Vocalist has one microphone input, two headphone outputs, and stereo balanced line outputs.

-Remove vocals from any CD
-Built-in CD player with independent control over pitch and tempo
-Transpose music ±7 semitones (half-steps), and adjust pitch ±18%
-Adjust tempo from 50% to 150%
-Digital vocal effects processor with selection of reverbs to match any ambiance
-XLR microphone input
-1/4" direct input (bypasses effects processing)
-1/4" stereo line out
-Two 1/4" headphone outputs
-Microphone/CD balance control
-Loop operation
-Internal power supply

Alesis (Usa) – 12555 Jefferson Ste. 285 LA CA 90066 - (310) 821-5000, email

Alesis Italy :E-sound Tel : +39 0733 226271 - Fax: +39 0733 226546
Corso Persiani, 77 - 62019 Recanati (MC) - Italy
Via Avogadro, 10 Zona Industriale E.Fermi - 62010 Montelupone (MC) - Italy

advanced technologic sound magazine
2004 February issue 122

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