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  • BOSS RC-3 Loop Station

    BOSS RC-3 Loop Station

    DMS Price: $279.00

    RRP: $329.00


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    Three Hours of Stereo Recording in a Stompbox.  The RC-3 is powerfully equipped yet conveniently housed in a compact pedal. Enjoy up to three hours of stereo recording time, storage for 99 loops, a “real drums” rhythm guide, and USB 2.0 compatibility all in a small BOSS stompbox.  Compact and powerful stereo stompbox looper.

    Massive internal memory with up to three hours of stereo recording time 99 onboard memories for storing loops USB 2.0 port allows you to connect to a PC and import/export WAV audio Rhythm guide with real drums.  Runs on a single 9-volt battery or optional AC power supply. 

    Marathon Looping:
    The RC-3 provides three hours of stereo recording capacity direct to internal memory. Now you can record long phrases without worrying about memory. 99 memory locations let you save as many phrases or ideas as you can create. Guitarists who want to incorporate external stereo effects devices will appreciate the true stereo I/O on the RC-3.

    Auto Record:
    The Auto Recording feature starts recording the moment you begin playing your guitar, or as soon as you start a connected audio player. Count-In mode gives you one-bar of rhythm before recording starts. You can Undo/Redo as you go. The sky’s the limit with three hours of recording time!

    Rhythm Guide:
    To keep your loops tight and in time, you can play along with one of the basic rhythm patterns in the RC-3’s onboard library as you record. Ten types of rhythm types are provided, including Rock, Pop, Funk, Shuffle, R&B, and Latin. A dedicated knob lets you adjust the volume of the rhythm, and you can set the tempo via tap tempo. You can also specify the time signature. When you save a phrase, the rhythm type and time signature will also be saved.

    USB Connectivity:
    You can connect the RC-3 to your computer via a standard USB cable, and back up your RC-3 recordings to your computer for safekeeping. You can also load WAV files from your computer directly into the RC-3. The RC-3 accepts 16-bit/44.1kHz WAV files of up to 1.7GB in size.

    AUX Input:
     In addition to recording your guitar or bass performances and turning them into playable loops, you can also record other external stereo audio sources via the RC-3’s AUX IN. Sound from a digital-audio player connected to the AUX input, for example, can easily be recorded and made into a loop.

    The stop & memory shift functions also available via Boss FS-6 external footswitch (optional)              

    Main Specs:

    Manufacturer: BOSS
    Model: RC-3 Loopstation
    Nominal Input Level: INPUT: -20dBu
    AUX IN: -10dBu
    Input Impedance: INPUT: 1M Ohm
    AUX IN: 22k Ohms
    Nominal Output Level: -20dBu
    Output Impedance: 1k Ohm
    Recommended Load Impedance: 10k Ohms or Greater
    Recording/Playback: Maximum Recording Time: Approximately 3 Hours
    Maximum Phrase Memory: 99 Phrases
    Number of Tracks: 1
    Data Format: WAV (44.1kHz, 16-Bit Linear, Stereo)
    Rhythm Type: Hi-Hat, Kick & Hi-Hat, Rock 1, Rock 2, Pop, Funk, Shiffle, R&B, Latin, Percussion
    USB Interface: Hi-Speed USB Mass Storage Device Class
    Controls: Pedal Switch, LOOP OUTPUT Knob, RHYTHM OUTPUT Knob, DOWN Button, UP Button, WRITE Button, RHYTHM ON/OFF Button, TAP TEMPO Button
    Indicators: REC, PLAY (DUB) Indicator
    Display: 7 Segments, 2 Charaters (LED)
    Connectors: INPUT A Jack: 1/4" Phone Type
    INPUT B Jack: 1/4" Phone Type
    AUX IN Jack: Stereo Miniature Phone Type
    OUTPUT A Jack: 1/4" Phone Type
    OUTPUT B Jack: 1/4" Phone Type
    STOP/MEMORY SHIFT Jack: 1/4" TRS Phone Type
    USB Connector
    DC IN Jack (DC 9V)
    Power Supply: DC 9V: Alkaline Battery (6LR61/9V), AC Adaptor (PSA Series)
    Current Draw: 70mA (DC 9V)
    Accessories: Owner's Manual, Alkaline Batery
    Optional Extras: PSA-240 AC Adaptor, Footswitch FS-5U, FS-6, FS-7
    Dimensions: 73mm x 129mm x 59mm
    Weight: 450g

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    Pricing: The RRP is that which is set by the Australian Distributor and does not necessarily reflect a price at which the item has been previously sold.