Boss RC-3 Loop Station Effects Pedal

£135.00 RRP £159.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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  • Compact and Powerful Stereo Stomp Box Looper
  • 3 Hour Internal Memory
  • Rhythm Guide with Real Drums
  • Roadworthy Boss Construction

Product Ref: 19422

Boss RC-3 Loop Station Effects Pedal

Details

Boss RC-2 Loop Station Effect Pedal - No company creates Loop Stations like BOSS. 3-Hours of Stereo Recording in a Stomp box - 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 stomp box!



SPECIAL OFFER - Buy any two Boss compact pedals before December 31st 2014 and get a FREE BCB-30 Case!


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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 on-board 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 incrementally or 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.

Features

  • Compact and powerful stereo stomp box 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

Specifications

  • Nominal Input Level:
    • INPUT: -20 dBu
    • AUX IN: -10 dBu

  • Input Impedance:
    • INPUT: 1 M ohm
    • AUX IN: 22 k ohms

  • Nominal Output Level: -20 dBu
  • Output Impedance: 1 k ohm
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater
  • Recording/Playback:
    • Maximum Recording Time: Approximately 3 hours
    • Maximum Phrase Memory: 99 phrases
    • Number of tracks: 1
    • Data Format: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear, stereo)

  • Rhythm Type: Hi-Hat, Kick
  • 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 characters (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 9 V)

  • Power Supply:
    • DC 9 V: Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61)
    • AC Adaptor (PSA series: sold separately) * Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries cannot be used.

  • Current Draw: 70 mA (DC 9 V)
  • Expected battery life under continuous use:
    • Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61): Approx. 3 hours
    • These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.

  • Included Accessories:
    • Owner's Manual
    • Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information")
    • Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61): already installed in unit

  • Options (sold separately):
    • AC Adaptor (PSA series)
    • Footswitch (FS-5U, FS-6)

    Size and Weight

    • Width: 73 mm (2-7/8 inches)
    • Depth: 129 mm (5-1/8 inches)
    • Height: 59 mm (2-3/8 inches)
    • Weight: 450 g1 lbs.

FREE Case Offer

Buy any two Boss compact pedals (excluding twin pedals and Multi-FX) from October to December and your also receive a FREE BCB-30 Case. Free BCB-30 Case must be claimed from Roland UK upon registration of any two Boss compact pedal purchases. Proof of purchase required. Scan or take a photo of your receipt and email to customers@roland.co.uk, making sure to include the individual serial number of the unit (or send by post to Customer Services, Roland UK, Atlantic Close, Swansea, SA7 9FJ). Alternatively, you can fax it on 01792 515048. Full terms and conditions available here.