On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 6:13 PM, Sergio G <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Boomerang II Hi Sergio, Why Boomerang 2? Wouldn't it be logical to assume that model 3 is better? Please see below. Lee is involved with the production and I guess he doesn't mind me sharing his text explaining some aspects of the 'rang 3 here, as it could be regarded promotion just as well. Greetings from Sweden Per Boysen www.perboysen.com http://www.youtube.com/perboysen On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 10:16 PM, Lee Hardesty <email@example.com> wrote: > Per, > Just a couple of thoughts for the Boomerang III category for your > consideration. Let me know if more detail is needed. > > (1) The Rang III has a 'virtual' multiply capability. Create loop 3 first > and let it be the base loop you want to multiply. Then create another > loop > of any length with loop 3 playing as the master. This secondary loop can > be > any number of multiples of the base loop you desire and there's no need > to > preset this length since the final length will be determined by the > end-recording tap. In the parallel styles you can create up to three > 'multiplied' loops that will play in sync with the master. These loops > can > be of any length, can be stacked on, reversed, erased and re-recorded, > etc. > It's a slightly different approach but the results are essentially the > same > I think. Some of the other products on the list may be able to do > something > similar but I'm only familiar with the Boomerang unit. > > Actually this is also a way to do a pseudo-quantize. By creating a short > percussive loop (say one measure) as master all subsequent loops created > will be forced to a multiple of the master length, or quantized if you > will. > > (2) In the parallel styles (Sync and Free) you can have up to 4 loops > ready > for immediate playback. They can be started and stopped individually or > the > Play-Stop-All function can be used to start (or stop) playback of all > existing loops simultaneously. > > (3) Pitch transposing now allows octave-up and octave-down capability. > > (4) The internal memory spec might be expanded to state actual recording > time(s) since products differ as to bit-depth, sample rate, etc. > > We do hope to release some info on MIDI synchronization in the very near > future. I'll pass that news on to you as soon as it becomes available.