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boomerang vs roland

> The 'rang appears more logically (okay, the V2

it is, there are functions (i forget which) that have
to be fucked with by hand on the rc-20, whereas the
rang is completely foot controlled

not only that, but if you want reverse on the fly, you
have to use a separate pedal, don't know if it's a
standard voltage pedal or not

> attenuation as phrases are stacked would seem
> annoying (users - whattaya
> say?),

boomerang plus has selectable decay rates including no

> memory is used as the phrases are overdubbed, and
> that the sound quality
> starts to deteriorate after "several" overdubs.

as far as i know, roland has not released specs as to
the sampling rate/bit depth, so sound quality is a
question anyway
granted the boomerang isn't "cd quality" (a myth in
itself) but at least you know what yer working with

> or a overhyped new mass-produced gizmo?


disclaimer: i understand fully that i have never used
the rc-20, and could be completely fucking wrong. i
comply with the reality that if i am wrong, i am going
to hear all about it very soon.

take care,


"Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what
it's like to live inside somebody else's skin.
 It is the knowledge that there can never really be any
peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally 
for you too." 
                                   -Frederick Buechner

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