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New Boss Pedal!

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Moe45673, Jul 16, 2006.

  1. Moe45673

    Moe45673 Member

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    The Boss RC-2 Loopstation!

    Specs:
    [​IMG]Up to 16 minutes of record time
    [​IMG]Loop Quantize for easy loop-phrase recording
    [​IMG]Realistic Guide-Tone drum patterns built in
    [​IMG]Easy, logical overdubbing and navigation
    [​IMG]Undo / Redo function
    [​IMG]11 phrases can be stored and recalled
    [​IMG]AUX input to capture phrases from external audio device
    [​IMG]External pedal input

    [​IMG]

    Very cool! Linky:
    http://www.bosscorp.co.jp/products/en/RC-2/index.html

    Since I only use my RC-20XL for practising and basic looping, mayhap I can get rid of it for this dealie, which seems to do everything I use the Twin Pedal for! Very cool.
     
  2. markom89

    markom89 Senior Member

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    Wow, thats really cool. I think Im gonna pick one up, Ive been looking for a good loop box for a while, and this looks perfect!...any word on the release date and price?
     
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    Pure speculation, but I'd imagine it would be around the same price as a DD-6 or PS-5, so about 150-175 USD
     
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    Of course they come out with the perfect pedal for me after I buy the RC20XL, and the Digitech Jam Man. I have been using Lexicon Jam Man's 32 second units for the last 6 years. For the majority of the looping I do the RC-2 would fill the bill exactly. Oh well I guess another pedal will be added to the collection....

    TheGrooveking
     
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    looks awesome, should make a nice addition, along with my incoming Zvex LoFi Loop Junky. :rotflmao
     
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    Very cool ... finally some decent loop time and features in a small footprint. Thanks for the heads up.
     
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    Ah-ha... the old photoshop New Boss Looper pedal ploy... very ingenious... but tell me, can your pedal do this...:moon



    :D

    Seriously looks like a winner!!!!!
     
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    awesome, it's on the US site too.

    will have to give this one a try when they're released...
     
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    i wish it had half speed and reverse.
     
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    If you don't mind my asking, how do the RC20XL and JamMan compare? I've been thinking about buying one of them.
     
  12. Moe45673

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    I can't believe I have GAS for this thing when I already have an RC-20XL which can do everything this can and more.

    Gotta give major kudos to Boss for coming up with this though. A small looper cheap enough for your average guitarist? Genius marketing move
     
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    That looks perfect!
     
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    Any idea on release date? I'd love to grab one to replace the RC-20XL, as i really only need something for simple looping purposes, and the small footprint seems like the best way to go!

    Brian
     
  15. TylerDurden

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    That looks awesome...now I have to make room on my board!
     
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    That's pretty dang cool!!! I'll need to get one of those if it sounds pretty good. :AOK
     
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    +10

    Also no fade in/out, and seperate through/loop outputs seems like it would be a no-brainer. It looks like it's really intended for simple on/off rhythm and backing tracks. Seems cool for that, and it's a great size. I'll stick to the RC50, though.
     
  18. DavidE

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    Looks interesting. But what the heck do you people need 16 minutes of time for???? I guess if you store a lot of presets it would make sense.

    I use my RC20 (the original with 5 minutes) as part of my acoustic duo act. On some songs I'll record live and then solo over what I recorded later. I don't use any presets, though there are a few songs that could start with it and maybe I should record those.....
     
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    Hey, you get what you pay for. Some of those features you mentioned are in the RC-20XL, and more of those are in the RC-50.

    Still think it's a great mini-looper :AOK
     
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    I keep when wondering when the rig of choice for the "serious loopist' will become a laptop and software set-up w/ a midi foot controller of some sort. Apparently, Guitar Rig offers pretty cool looping capabilities that can be controlled with their pedal board.
     

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