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Boss BR-80 - Digital Recorder

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BR-80

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Small enough to fit in your pocket, the BOSS MICRO BR BR-80 is the ultimate new portable recording and jam-along tool for guitarists and other musicians.

It's equipped with three modes to create, record and perform your music: an eight-track MTR (Multi-Track Recorder) mode, an eBand mode for onstage backing tracks and phrase training and a Live Rec mode for instantly capturing high-quality stereo recordings. You can even combine the three modes seamlessly. Record your phrase ideas using Live Rec mode, for example and then import the recordings into MTR mode to use as foundations for song production. Once you've added tracks, import your finished songs into eBand mode for backing-track accompaniment at the gig. The MICRO BR BR-80 is truly a must-have for all musicians!

- Three modes: MTR (multi-track recorder), eBand and Live Rec
- Records directly to SD/SDHC memory card (up to 32 GB)
- High-quality, stereo condenser microphone built in for instant audio capture
- 64 V-Tracks and eight simultaneous playback tracks
- eBand function for phrase training and play-along tracks
- Huge library of built-in backing and rhythm patterns
- World-class COSM amps and effects onboard
- Use as a USB audio interface with built-in effects
- SONAR X1 LE software included

Great Little Digital Multitrack Recorder1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreCambridge, Ontario
The digital recording features of this product are what make the product valuable to me. It also has an eband mode which adds backing tracks you can play along with. Cheesy as heck 80s tracks that make me sound like Van Halen and laugh like crazy when I play along with them. Not an important feature, or selling point for me. Multitrack recording is infinite if you choose to bounce tracks down which is easy to do, and just makes sense. As an interface it didn't even work on my pc AMD chipset? Idk... Not important since latency blows , and that's why I bought a independent digital recorder anyway. USB transfer of tracks to your pc is easy. Lots of built in effects, mostly 80sish metal junk, but you will find some fairly decent quality effects you can use. My only issue is the fragile build quality. I'm not sure how long it will last, and imagine the scroll wheel will be the first thing to go. Also, if you want to use an AC adapter, you need to order a special one with a negative center pin, otherwise if you just use a regular 9v adapter, you will damage the unit. It doesn't come with the adapter, batteries might last 3/4 of the day of constant use MAX, so you will need lots of AAs if you don't by the adapter off ebay or wtv. This unit would not survive a single drop onto the ground either, so that's why it lost quality points. Be careful with it. It does what it's supposed too, but could be sturdier, and maybe a little less tacky. If they rebuilt it more like a traditional boss pedal, it'd be awesome. Digital Multitrack recorder foot pedal? Hey, there's a cool idea :) Demos on my YouTube channel recorded with the BR 80 https://www.youtube.com/user/arwyt
Posted by anonymous on Jun 2, 2015
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Great practice tool0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton South, Alberta
I bought the BR-80 mainly for practice. Playing along with the eBand is a lot of fun. The easy to use recording features make the little BR a great tool for recording your guitar playing and critiquing it afterwards.
Posted by Willis on May 23, 2015
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Makes it easy to be a one man band!3 of 5 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
Best musical investment I have made since my first guitar. I have used so many different multi-track devices from analog tapes to computer interfaces and nothing matches this for simplicity and power.You can make a song in hours! All of these recorded with ONE guitar and the BR-80 (including bass tracks): http://www.soundcloud.com/softmelon
Posted by Ryan T. James on Nov 13, 2014
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