MERISH2 Backing Track Player

Plus $86.00 for shipping.

Merish2 MIDI MP3 Backing Track Player

Merish2 MIDI & MP3 Backing Track Player

* exclusive Hit Trax special deal
* 7 day love it or return it guarantee


One of the greatest and user friendly backing track players just got better! The NEW Merish2 goes a step further than its successful predecessor, the Merish PLUS. Singers & musicians using backing tracks - listen up! Here's the one stop 'go to' player when you need an all-in-one backing band for your solo, duo, trio and even a full band setup.

Merish2 plays and edits MIDI Files and MP3 backing tracks. Customise your backing tracks, change the key, instrumentation, tempo and display scrolling lyrics (MIDI Files), insert 2 microphones, both with independent gain, volume, reverb and delay. Change key and time stretch MP3 backing tracks & display lyrics in MP3 CDG Karaoke files.

Want more? Create almost unlimited play lists, MP3 voice canceling, auto tune (on mic 1), live instrument group mix (MIDI Files), click track and track mute for a live drummer, separate volume for MIDI and MP3, Effect digital EFX inserts and more. Merish2 weighs just 2.5kg (5.5 pounds) and dimensions (cm) are: 31 wide x 8.5 height x 24 depth. Merish2 uses standard USB (included FREE) or Compact Flash media.


Exclusive special deal for Hit Trax customers

Buy now on the exclusive Hit Trax special deal and here's what you get:

  • Merish2 backing track player price freeze - buy at the same price as the older model
  • 500 FREE backing tracks included with the player (specially licensed for Merish2)
  • FREE USB media drive
  • FREE local and international shipping to all capital cities, suburbs and standard delivery routes
  • Power supply for Australia, USA and UK

Merish2 Images

Merish PLUS MIDI MP3 backing track player front panel Merish PLUS MIDI MP3 backing track player front panel
Merish PLUS MIDI MP3 backing track player front panel Merish PLUS MIDI MP3 backing track player front panel

FAQ's - Answers to popular questions

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Merish2 - Features

  • 625 sounds & 25 drum kitsĀ - on-board sounds
  • 108 Voices (polyphony)
  • Compatible with GM, GS, MF3/4/5, Tune 1000 and Word Box MIDI song files
  • Compatible MP3 and MP3 CDG song files
  • Compatible XG MIDI song files are proprietary Yamaha format and may require some modification
  • Mute any instrument group on the fly (MIDI)
  • Mute individuals instruments on quick edit screen
  • Quick edit and save MIDI and MP3 backing tracks
  • Demo files on this page use the Merish2 MIDI sounds
  • Merish2 sounds were developed entirely from new by by M-Live
  • Merish2 sound bank is fully compatible to Roland General MIDI devices
  • Create up to 9999 custom play lists
  • Foot switch (sold separately) control playback and other functions

Merish2 - Special features for 'Live Bands'

  • Individual control to mute instrument groups - guitars, keyboards, drums, bass, horn and string sections
  • Send click track to drummer via click out
  • Send count in to drummer

Merish2 - Improvements over Merish PLUS?

  • New modern interface
  • On board micro mixer for mic's, EQ and mic effects
  • 2 mic inputs with new and improved pre amps
  • Phantom power to mic inputs
  • Improved alpha dial
  • PC keyboard connection
  • Improved screen layout
  • Improved song search shows full titles
  • Improved search speed

Merish2 - Free on-board backing tracks

  • 500 on-board MIDI songs specially licensed for Merish2
  • Song titles are fixed songs as determined by M-Live
  • Song titles cannot be exchanged
  • Song titles may alter from time to time
  • Song titles cover a wide range of styles to accommodate a variety of performance situations
  • Song titles include embedded (karaoke) scrolling lyrics and (removable) melody guide

Merish2 - General connections and uses

  • Connects to your MIDI keyboard via MIDI IN for use as another sound module
  • Play your keyboard at the same time as having Merish2 connected as a sound module (Merish2 requires its own L/R connection to PA)
  • Drum kits are fixed GM kits
  • MIDI Multi track is supported
  • Karaoke (embedded) lyrics will export to a larger screen via AV out (some connections included)

Merish2 - Does not support the following functions

  • Merish2 is not a MIDI controller for a bank of other devices
  • MP3 CDG lyrics will not export via AV out
  • MP3 multi mix is not supported
  • Drum map editing is not supported
  • WAV files are not supported
  • Third party sounds cannot be imported into Merish2

Shipping Service and Warranty

  • Merish2 is shipped from Australia
  • Free shipping to most destinations worldwide
  • 7 day home satisfaction guarantee - Love it or Return it (* conditions apply)
  • 12 months 'fix or replace with new' warranty
  • Customs duty and import taxes and other fees may apply which are sole responsibility of the buyer (see terms and conditions)

7 Day Home Trial 'Love it or Return it' conditions

  • Home trial period begins the day item is received by the buyer
  • Buyer must contact Hit Trax if intending to return. We may be able to help find the features you want
  • All items including product packaging and inclusions must be 100% 'sell as new' condition
  • Where items are not returned as 100% 'sell as new 'condition, pro rata refund wholly determined by Hit Trax will apply
  • Buyer must notify Hit Trax of intent to return within 7 days of receipt of item
  • Item must be shipped for return within 8 days of receipt (no exceptions)
  • USB with FREE songs is electronically coded to detect copying in full or part of. Refund will be refused outright if our decrypting program detects the CF card has been copied in part or whole, deleted, duplicated, modified or reformatted.
  • Shipping and insurance is full responsibility of buyer
  • Items returned without full insurance and damaged will not be refunded
  • Hit Trax will provide a RA (Return Authority) number to buyer


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