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Re: Boss RC20XL

Oops,  I meant the sp-505.

George Ericson wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm a born again looper/sound experimentalist, been on the mailing 
> list as a lurker for several months now and must say that I have 
> learned quite a bit about the technical issues and material choices 
> that confront artist such as us.  Furthermore, I find the candid tone 
> in debate concerning the philosophical issues that we face in making 
> our aesthetic and operational choices to often be right on the mark 
> and quite refreshing.  Thank you all for being a part of this great 
> resource.
> It is through your discussions and the website that I have come to own 
> an EDP.  Although, it is a wonderful machine I wish to upgrade the 
> memory to much greater than the 192 seconds that they come from Gibson 
> with.  Have I overlooked something?  Does anyone have any information 
> concerning this matter?
> I also own a RC20 and find that, although it is a solid pedal, I would 
> like to replace it with something a little more versatile.  I have 
> been looking into the Boss SP-606 and it seems to promise a lot.  I 
> like that it is polyphonic in its playback,  that it pitch-shifts 
> samples, has recording times of up to 60 mins at 44 khz, etc.  I was 
> wondering if anyone has had any experience with these machines and 
> would vouch for them?  I also would like to know if it works well in a 
> sample on the fly live performance situation and whether it does sound 
> on sound recording in a single bank?
> A lot of questions, I know.
> Thanks much
> Aptrev@aol.com wrote:
>> In a message dated 9/14/04 1:26:02 PM, psychle62@yahoo.com writes:
>> << The thing I really hate about the RC20 is having to
>> hold the switch down for two full seconds to clear a
>> loop. That's a long time in a live looping situation. >>
>> Why not simply turn the phrase select knob to a new slot?
>> Or better, if you don't mind another pedal cluttering things up you 
>> can use a pedal to switch the phrase slot thus avoiding stooping that 
>> spoils the performer's heroic profile.
>> BobC
>> www.cdbaby.com/rpcollier
>> http://trundlebox.iuma.com
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