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Re: Boss RC-20 / Boomerang price comparison
Douglas Crouse wrote :
> In an earlier post from a member, there was mentionof the RC-20 being
> "more affordable" than a Boomerang. Check it out:
> In order to have "hands-free" operation of your RC-20 ($269.99), you'd
> need 2 FS-FU footswitches ($26.99 each); one for reverse, and another
> for phrase select. For input/output level control and fade-out, a
> FV-300L ($99.99) is required. Total cost: $423.96.
> A Boomerang ($449.99) needs no additional pedals or switches. And it's
> only $23.06 more than the 'rang. Real "low-cost" looper, huh?
> As for memory storage: Why? The purpose of a looper is spontaneity and
> live performance. Wanna record? Buy a multitrack. Playing to
> pre-recorded phrases is basically karaoke.
Yeap, but re-sampling pre-recorded phrases can also be a live performance
similar to what DJs already do with records ... This is for instance one of
the new DJRND3 features with its internal SCSI HDD.