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Re: Short review of the Boss RC-20

What Hiss are you referring to?  Please be specific, so I can check it out.
What was your source input and output setting?
I have heard about this Hiss problem in the past, but not first hand.
If there is anything hissing in my studio I here it right away.

cameron street wrote:

> What did you guy's think of the hiss on the created loop.
> it realy turned me off the whole thing,
> I would'nt be supprised if the sample rate was far below
> the headrush,  and the headrush is great for quick results
> and has an undo funtion. a great live tool.
> As with the ARSY-20
> that thing is $850 in australia, what a waste of money!
> Obviously every one is very different from one another.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "hutton" <hutton@pathcom.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2001 2:58 AM
> Subject: Re: Short review of the Boss RC-20
> > Glad to hear your  comments and I concur with your point of view.
> > I purchased mine at the same time as the Repeater. At that time there 
> a lot
> > of issues to address regarding the the Repeater. I did not get into the
> RC-20
> > for for some time. When I got around to it I was delighted.
> > It is not full featured as some of the more expensive items out there, 
> I
> > love it!
> > I use it as a studio aid in the Looping and efx section of my studio,
> usually
> > feeding it samples from a laptop. The RC-20 allows me to record a 
> loop
> > of a good period of time and the allows me to work all the Trks in 
> > mode. It does have a limited functionality, however it's simplicity is
> great!
> > At this price you cannot beat it.
> >
> > Chris hutton
> >
> > Funkay wrote:
> >
> > > I paid about $280 (including the power supply which was extra) for 
> nice
> > > shiny new boss pedal. I was hoping for a lower cost boomerang for
> practicing
> > > and to use live. My biggest concerns were with how well it would work
> with
> > > other instruments because for the most part it seems to be marketed 
>as a
> > > guitar pedal. All my concerns were answered and this thing is working
> great
> > > after about 3 weeks of use. 5 1/2 minutes of sampling time, plus you 
> > > save your loops! I consider myself a little spoiled after playing 
>for a
> year
> > > or two with an EDP but I was not at all let down by this pedal. Its
> great
> > > for practicing, but live performance is another thing...It only has 
> > > pedals onboard, leaving the rest of its features as buttons which 
> be
> > > pressed with your feet. I bend over quite a bit to mess with things. 
> > > other complaint is there is no undo function. Screw up and theres no
> going
> > > back. The sound quality is good, but boss seems to be keeping the 
> > > rate a secret.
> > >
> > > I really like this pedal. It certainly compares to the boomerang or 
> line
> > > 6 DL4 and in my opinion it outranks both.  Its built very strong and 
> would
> > > trust it to use live. Every once in a while it has a glitch and puts 
> short
> > > delay in between hitting the pedals and stopping the loop, but it 
> seems
> > > to happen within the first few minutes of starting it up. Other than 
> few
> > > complaints, boss has put together a very good product, especially
> > > considering the price.
> >