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RE: Boss RC20 LoopStation pedal - more info

Hi, I got the blurb I posted from roland.co.uk and its on the "Latest products" link. I haven't found any music shops that know about it but Roland-UK said its price is due to be about 250.
from roland.co.uk on the new products link. good luck. I've not found any shops that know anything about it yet though. Ian.
At 08:24 14/03/01 -0500, you wrote:
>Where is this pedal? Went on Rolands web site and could'nt find it. [Like
>pulling teeth in the dark.......w/ a spoon] Checked on several sites such
>Mus. friend, Zzounds etc. nothing. Anybody know anything?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ian Popperwell [mailto:popperwell@iname.com]
>Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 8:12 AM
>To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>Subject: Boss RC20 LoopStation pedal - more info
>I'm new to this list and find it really interesting both technically and
>artistically. I thought this might be of interest - I got it from the
>Roland.co.uk website.
> - New RC-20 Loop Station Effects Pedal Delivers Ultimate
> Quality and Unsurpassed Tone -
> On the 25th anniversary of BOSS Corporation, the company
> behind some of the world's most popular guitar and bass
> effects is proud to premiere its brand new Twin Pedal Series.
> These new effects pedals-the GP-20 Amp Factory, EQ-20 Advanced
> EQ and RC-20 Loop Station-employ a unique dual-pedal design,
> high-quality components, and legendary BOSS construction to
> deliver absolute knock-out effects for discriminating
> guitarists and bassists. And while the Twin Pedals are made to
> be used on the floor for performance, they are also at home on
> the tabletop for recording applications.
> The RC-20 Loop Station is the answer to many live performers'
> dreams - a compact phrase recording and sampling pedal that's
> actually easy to use. A long sampling time of up to 5 min. 30
> seconds makes it possible to record an entire song, while an
> Overdub function allows for the creation of 'sound-on-sound'
> loops in real time. Thanks to helpful Guide Click and Loop
> Quantize functions, its easier than ever to create perfect
> loops. And once a loop has been created, either by stepping on
> the pedal or using Auto Start, a Realtime Tempo Change feature
> permits changing its tempo without changing its pitch, simply
> by tapping the pedal in time with the music.
> In all, the RC-20 can store up to 10 looped phrases and one
> "one-shot" phrase, even after power-off. Hands-free control
> and Mic and Auxiliary inputs make the RC-20 an essential
> effect pedal for guitarists, bassists and other musicians
> looking to create and play back loops 'on the fly'.