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Re: My impressions of the BOSS RC-50
wonderful man i love this kind of reviews simple and
to the point! if u would be so kind to do the same
with the EH2880 i would be greatful now it has caught
--- Charles Zwicky <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I spent some time this afternoon with a friend's
> Loops can be independent lengths and run
> simultaneously (in the so
> called "multi mode".)
> Loops can fade in and fade out when activated.
> Momentary record function is fan-fucking-tastic!!
> 4 outputs.. click could be run independently to a
> personal monitor or
> drummer if desired.
> Possible stereo operation.. haven't tried it but I
> suppose that you
> could mute the signal to the left input, add audio
> to the right side,
> mute the right input and add audio to the left,
> effectively giving
> you 6 loops of 3 lengths at once....
> Please feel free to correct any misinformation here!
> No speed/pitch control of loops.. octave, half
> speed, NOPE! (it has a
> really crude timestretch algo, but it's horrid - not
> cool horrid like
> the electrix repeater, either)
> No control of feedback for loop... too dense? erase
> and start again!
> Yellow / Green LED color too similar on Play / OD
> lights, especially
> in bright light.
> Must select loop with one pedal and then select stop
> / play with
> another. I would rather select and cue playback/
> stop with one button.
> Too many menu hunts required for a simple pan
> control, reverse mode etc....
> Silly accompaniment sounds and presets...
> Footswitches are way too imprecise and rubbery.
> USB operation too fussy... requires menu selections
> and button
> presses to connect and to disconnect from the
> Changing 'Patches' wipes entire loop if you didn't
> 'write' it..
> No expandable storage all memory is internal.
> I have been using the EH2880 for the past few weeks
> and its simple
> interface with real knobs, one function per button,
> stereo mixdown
> track which can be unsynched from the main 4 tracks,
> plus instant
> reverse (even in record) and -most importantly- the
> ability to
> varispeed the whole mess with a knob has me a bit
> down on the
> virtual- menu driven key memorization world that is
> everything else.
> If a looper is an instrument, shouldn't it have an
> interface designed like one?
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