Review: Boss RC-3 Loop Station

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The speed of technological progress in the field of musical equipment is simply astounding. Boss have introduced their new, extremely compact looper pedal – the RC-3 Loop Station – which offers a whopping three hours of sampling time in 44.1 kHz/16-bit linear wave-format.

One of the RC-3’s coolest features is the way the pedal instantly synchs up loops that were recorded “freehand” (without a click, that is) with its internal drum machine. Everything happens on-the-fly without missing a beat.

The Boss RC-3 can also be used to “fly in” one-shot samples into your performance. This means you could fly in a dive-bomb sample while playing a guitar solo on a stop-tail guitar, for example.

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The RC-3 is a great looper with many different possible uses. Apart from looping and the flying in of sounds, one possible application could be as a sturdy playback machine for one-man acts or clinicians…

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Posted on February 16, 2013, in effects and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Personally, I chose the Boss RC-3 when I was in the market for a looper but I’ve also used my friend’s Ditto looper and it’s AWESOME at what it does.

    I scoured Amazon’s best seller list and really weighed the features as well as the pros and cons before plunking my cash down and deciding for myself.
    http://amzn.to/16K5DXl

    Whether it’s the Ditto, Boss, or DigiTech…they’re all solid loopers it’s all about what you need and what you do with them. Cheers!

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