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Re: Boss RC-20 / Boomerang price comparison

I know you're going for the DJ market, Emmanuel, but have you ever thought 
of a
version that's geared to musicians or people who's hands are otherwise 
busy?  I
just visited your site (easily found by Google, not found at all with 
Excite) and
it wasn't clear to me whether or not the DJRND3 has midi synchable loops.  
these features may bring you a slice of the non DJ market.  Would it be 
worth it?
Don't know... judging by how much space a store called "The Guitar Center" 
to DJ gear, I'd say that the DJ market is probably much more lucrative 
days.  I did, however, fwd your page to my SF DJ pals.


Emmanuel PERILLE wrote:

> Douglas Crouse wrote :
> > In an earlier post from a member, there was mentionof the RC-20 being
> > "more affordable" than a Boomerang.  Check it out:
> >
> > In order to have "hands-free" operation of your RC-20 ($269.99), you'd
> > need 2 FS-FU footswitches ($26.99 each); one for reverse, and another
> > for phrase select.  For input/output level control and fade-out, a
> > FV-300L ($99.99) is required.  Total cost: $423.96.
> >
> > A Boomerang ($449.99) needs no additional pedals or switches.  And it's
> > only $23.06 more than the 'rang.  Real "low-cost" looper, huh?
> >
> > As for memory storage: Why? The purpose of a looper is spontaneity and
> > live performance.  Wanna record? Buy a multitrack.  Playing to
> > pre-recorded phrases is basically karaoke.
> Yeap, but re-sampling pre-recorded phrases can also be a live 
>performance like
> similar to what DJs already do with records ... This is for instance one 
> the new DJRND3 features with its internal SCSI HDD.
> Emmanuel